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The schedule is listed below.  Please note those identified as Optional may come with an additional cost.

Friday, November 3

7:05 p.m.

Depart Dulles International Airport on Lufthansa Flight 419 (optional)

Saturday, November 4

7:50a.m.

Arrive Frankfurt, Germany

12:10 p.m.

Depart Frankfurt on Lufthansa Flight 312 (optional)

1:35 p.m.

Arrive Florence

Clear Italian Customs, collect bags

Transfer to hotel

~2:30 p.m.

Arrive at The Westin Excelsior, Florence

Check in

TBA p.m.

Welcome Reception with small plates, including open bar (included with registration)

Sunday, November 5

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

9:00 - 12:00 a.m.

Florence Orientation Walking Tour with Local Guides (included with registration)

1:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Palatine Gallery of the Pitti Palace (optional)

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Florence American Cemetery (optional)

2:00 - 6:30 p.m.

In the Footsteps of Leonardo: An Afternoon in Vince (optional)

Monday, November 6

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

7:30 a.m.

CLE program (included with registration, details here)

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Medici Chapels and the Bargello Museum (optional)

2:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Fashion Tour: The Ferragamo Museum and the Costumes Gallery (optional)

2:00 - 5:30 p.m.

The Baptistry and New Opera Del Duomo Museum (optional)

Tuesday, November 7

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Autumn in the Heart of Chianti (optional)

9:00 - 12:00 a.m.

The Academy Museum (optional)

2:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Local Artisans Walking Tour (optional)

Wednesday, November 8

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Venice by Train

7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Tuscan Countryside: A Culinary Adventure (optional)

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Uffizi Gallery (optional)

Thursday, November 9

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Siena and San Gimignano (optional)

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Uffizi Gallery (optional)

TBA p.m.

Farewell Reception with light hors d'oeuvres including open bar (included with registration)

Friday, November 10

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

~8:00 a.m.

Transfer to Florence airport

10:05 a.m.

Depart on Lufthansa Flight 309 (optional)

11:45 a.m.

Arrive Frankfurt, Germany

12:50 p.m.

Depart Frankfurt on Lufthansa Frankfurt Flight 418 (optional)

3:40 p.m.

Arrive Dulles International Airport

Schedule
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