The Collins College Wine Food & Arts Tour of Northern, Italy
October 13-21, 2012
Piedmont – Veneto – Trentino
The Collins College and Cal Poly Pomona are hosting the second wine, food and arts tour of Italy to the northern regions of Piedmont, Veneto and Trentino. The tour is led by Dr. Robert Small, emeritus professor and former dean of the Collins College, who led last year’s Collins/Cal Poly Pomona trip to Tuscany. The tour highlights visits to international and small family owned wineries, the Alba White Truffle Festival, cultural and architectural tours of Verona and Padova, cheese class with local cheese expert, a private pizza making class, and meals at distinctive restaurants and wineries.
The wine, food and arts tour of Northern, Italy include eight hotel nights, double occupancy, eight breakfast, seven lunches, seven dinners and seven winery visits and tour guides.
This tour does not include:
Domestic and international airfare Deviations from the final itinerary Hotel accommodations in Milan or Venice Passport and visa fees
All personal items and other items not specifically mentioned as included in the itineraries
Travel insurance - We strongly recommend that passengers purchase travel insurance, including medical, evacuation, trip cancellation/interruption and baggage coverage
Total Tour Price - $3,795.00 per person 18 and over (double occupancy)
Deposit - $1,000 per person* (Due June 1 or until sold out- only 10 rooms available)
*Deposit needs to be paid at the time of reservation
*Deposit is non-refundable
Final Payment - $2,795.00 per person (August 1, 2012)
Single Supplement- additional $1,200 (Total cost: $4,995.00)
We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to ensure coverage in case of illness, injury, medical evacuation, delay or unforeseen emergency. For your convenience, the Office of Alumni Affairs has partnered with USI Travel Insurance Services to provide travel insurance to our travelers.
It is important to enroll early. You must enroll within 21 days of paying your trip deposit to be eligible for maximum benefits. Call USI Travel Insurance Services at 800-937-1387 for details and coverage options or visit their website.
We suggest that you check with your medical insurance provider to determine if you are covered outside the United States.