UMAIE - JT 1999
Directed by
Kate Graham and Frank Rioux

Day Jan Location Program
Tue 05 Departure Depart Twin Cities on Continental Airlines flight 960 (10:35 am) to Milan via Newark
Wed 06 Milan 7:50 am arrival at Milan's Melpensa Airport and transfer to the Hotel Splendido. 1:00 pm guided tour of Milan. 7:00 pm dinner at hotel.
Thr 07 Milan/Venice 9 am visit to Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science and Industry. 2:05 pm departure on train IC355 for Venice. Arrive at 4:55 pm and walk to Principe Grand Hotel.
Fri 08 Venice Tour of St. Mark's Basilica and Doges Palace at 9:00 am. Class at hotel from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
Sat 09 Venice/Padua/Florence 8:30 am departure by motorcoach for Padua. Guided tour of Padua University at 10:00 am. 2:00 pm departure for Florence. Check-in at Hotel Adriatico. Dinner at hotel at 7:00 pm.
Sun 10 Florence 1:00 pm guided tour of Florence including the Academia.
Mon 11 Florence 9:00 am excursion to Pisa to see the Leaning Tower. Class
Tue 12 Florence Morning free for independent touring. Class from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
Wed 13 Florence/Rome Walk to Santa Maria Novella station for 8:59 departure on train IC9323 for Rome. Arrive Rome at 10:35 am. Tour enroute to hotel. 7:00 pm dinner at hotel.
Thr 14 Rome Guided tour of the Vatican Museums at 9:00 am. Class from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Fri 15 Rome departure Morning and afternoon free. 6:00 pm transfer to Termini Station for 7:05 pm over night train (EN212) for Paris.
Sat 16 Paris arrival 9:50 am arrival in Paris followed by panoramic guided tour of city. Check-in at Hotel Opera Cadet. Class from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. 7:00 pm dinner at Les Trois Portes.
Sun 17 Paris Initiate three-day museum pass. Class from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Mon 18 Paris Morning visit to the Natural History Museum. Class from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Tue 19 Paris Class from 8:30 to 9:30 am. Afternoon free for independent touring.
Wed 20 Paris/London 7:16 am departure on Eurostar train 9007 for London. 9:39 am arrival in London followed by check-in at Plaza on Hyde Park Hotel. Visit Science Museum at 2:00 pm. Initiate 7-day Travelcard.
Thr 21 London 9:00 am guided tour of London. Class from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Evening theater performance (Cats at Drury Lane Theatre).
Fri 22 London 8:30 am departure for Cambridge. Walking tour of Cambridge University at 10:30 am. PM visit to Science Museum.
Sat 23 London Morning excursion to Greenwich to visit Old Royal Observatory.
Sun 24 London Early afternoon visit to Natural History Museum. Class from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Mon 25 London Class from 8:30 to 10:30 am. Farwell dinner at 7:00 pm.
Tue 26 London/Mpls 7:00 am departure for Gatwick Airport for 11:00 am flight for Twin Cities via Newark. 6:23 pm arrival in Twin Cities.

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