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>> Airport transfers in Milan on Days 2 and 10
>> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or
similar; ...
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DEPART USA
Board your overnight transatlantic flight.
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ARRIVE IN MILAN, ITALY
Welcome to Milan, Italy’s commercial ...
YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES
>> Airport transfers in Milan on Days 2 and 10
>> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or
similar; ...
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DEPART from the USA
Board your overnight transatlantic flight.
2
	
ARRIVE IN MILAN, ITALY
Welcome to Milan! Relax and ...
YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES
>> Airport transfers in Rome on Day 2 and in
Venice on Day 11
>> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels list...
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DEPART from the USA
Board your overnight transatlantic flight.
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Arrive in rome, ITALY
Ciao Roma! After transferring...
YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES
>> Airport transfers in Rome on Day 2 and in
Venice on Day 11
>> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels list...
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DEPART FROM THE USA
Board your overnight transatlantic flight.
2
	
Arrive in Rome, Italy
Welcome to Rome! Relax after ...
YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES
>> Airport transfers in Rome on Day 2 and in
Venice on Day 12
>> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels list...
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DEPART from the USA
Board your overnight transatlantic flight.
2
	
Arrive in Rome, Italy
Welcome to Rome! Meet yourTra...
YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES
>> Airport transfers in Milan on Day 2 and in
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>> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels liste...
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DEPART from the USA
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>> Airport transfers in Rome on Days 2 and 16
>> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or
similar; h...
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DEPART from the USA
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Arrive in Rome, Italy
This evening gather for aWelc...
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Athens on Day 16
>> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels list...
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Depart from the USA
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ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY
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ARRIVE IN MUNICH, GERMANY
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>> Airport transfers in Paris on Day 2 and in
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Depart from the USA
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London on Day 11
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  1. 1. 12 0 1 3 Guided Vacations Worldwide ONLINEEXCLUSIVE
  2. 2. Europe Italy Northern Italy including CinqueTerre Milan to Milan – 10 days from $2075 – RegionalVacation Milan & ItalianTreasures Milan to Milan – 10 days from $2035 – LeisurelyVacation Gladiators, Gondolas & Gold Rome toVenice – 11 days from $2575 – FamilyVacation CONTRASTS OF ITALY Rome toVenice – 11 days from $2675 – RegionalVacation Italian Concerto Rome toVenice – 12 days from $3075 – LeisurelyVacation Italian Glory Rome toVenice – 14 days from $3525 – LeisurelyVacation Best of Italy & Sicily Rome to Rome – 16 days from $3735 – RegionalVacation Best of Italy & Greece Rome to Athens – 16 days from $3825 – RegionalVacation Central & Eastern Europe Best of Switzerland Zurich to Zurich – 10 days from $2625 – RegionalVacation Grand Alpine Experience Munich to Zurich – 15 days from $3399 – RegionalVacation Bohemian Highlights Frankfurt to Frankfurt – 16 days from $3150 – LeisurelyVacation Western Europe Paris & Provence Paris to Nice – 12 days from $3225 – LeisurelyVacation Best of Spain Madrid to Madrid – 16 days from $3099 – RegionalVacation Spanish Salsa Madrid to Barcelona – 10 days from $1999 – FamilyVacation Best of Portugal Lisbon to Lisbon – 12 days from $1985 – RegionalVacation European Discoveries Glimpse of Europe Amsterdam to Paris – 8 days from $1299 – Low CostVacation European Dream Rome to London – 11 days from $2425 – DiscoveryVacation SOUTH & CENTRAL America Best of South America Rio de Janeiro to Santiago – 13 days from $4395 – LeisurelyVacation Conquistadors, SacredValleys & Inca Mysteries Lima to Lima – 11 days from $2595 – FamilyVacation Cultures & Contrasts of South America with Peru extension Rio de Janeiro to Santiago – 16 days from $5550 – DiscoveryVacation HIGHLIGHT OF PERU EXTENSION Santiago to Lima – 7 days from $2125 usa & canada Western US, Canada & Mexico Best ofthe Canyonlands Denver to LasVegas – 7 days from $1795 – DiscoveryVacation Yellowstone Winter Adventure Bozeman to Jackson – 8 days from $2125 – RegionalVacation San Francisco & Wine Country Delights San Francisco to San Francisco – 8 days from $2225 – LeisurelyVacation California Dreamin’ San Francisco to San Francisco – 8 days from $2125 – FamilyVacation GOLDEN WEST CONTRASTs Los Angeles to Los Angeles (with Disney options) – 8 days from $1850 – LeisurelyVacation Dude Ranchin’,Yellowstone & Glacier Round-Up Billings to Spokane – 10 days from $2625 – FamilyVacation Wonders & Flavors ofthe Golden State Los Angeles to San Francisco – 14 days from $3475 – RegionalVacation Coast, Canyon & Desert Oasis Crossing Los Angeles to San Francisco – 14 days from $3195 – DiscoveryVacation Western Discoverer Los Angeles to Los Angeles – 14 days from $2875 – DiscoveryVacation Hawaii Aloha Hawaii Honolulu to Kona – 9 days from $2895 – FamilyVacation Eastern US & Canada Trails of Liberty Washington DC to Washington DC – 8 days from $1950 – FamilyVacation East CoastTown & Country Retreat NewYork City to Washington DC – 9 days from $2425 – LeisurelyVacation Worldwide Guided Vacations - Online only Florida’s SunshineTrail Orlando to Orlando – 10 days from $2595 – Regional Vacation Route 66 Chicago to Los Angeles (with optional Balloon Fiesta) – 14 days from $2975 – DiscoveryVacation East Coast USA & Canada NewYork City to NewYork City – 14 days from $3375 – DiscoveryVacation RockiesThrills & Glacier Chills Vancouver to Calgary (with optional Calgary Stampede) – 8 days from $2450 – FamilyVacation Western CanadaWinterAdventure Vancouver toVancouver – 11 days from $4695 – DiscoveryVacation Best of Canada’s West Vancouver toVancouver (with optional Calgary Stampede) – 11 days from $3125 – Discovery Vacation Rockies Panorama Vancouver toVancouver – 11 days from $4095 – DiscoveryVacation Trans-Canadian Adventure Vancouver toToronto – 14 days from $4595 – DiscoveryVacation Enchanting Maritimes Boston to Boston – 12 days from $2975 – DiscoveryVacation Australia & New Zealand Western Icons -TASMANIA Hobart to Launceston – 7 days from $1975 – Low CostVacation East Coast Discovery Sydney to Cairns – 15 days from $4425 – RegionalVacation Kakadu & East Alligator River Darwin to Darwin – 2 days from $765 – Mini-Break Alice Springs Explorer Alice Springs to Alice Springs – 2 days from $1005 – Mini-Break Red Centre Sights & Sounds Uluru to Uluru – 3 days from $1120 – Mini-Break Red Centre Highlights Uluru to Uluru or Alice Springs – 3 days from $1330 – Mini-Break Sydney &the Blue Mountains Sydney to Sydney – 4 days from $1035 – Mini-Break Melbourne &the Great Ocean Road Melbourne to Melbourne – 4 days from $925 – Mini-Break Cairns &the Great Barrier Reef Cairns to Cairns – 4 days from $955 – Mini-Break Port Douglas & the Great Barrier Reef Cairns to Cairns – 4 days from $1210 – Mini-Break
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  4. 4. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Milan on Days 2 and 10 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 8 hot breakfasts (B); 4 three-course dinners (D) including a Be My Guest dinner (BG) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Milan, Genoa, the CinqueTerre Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Thursdays: Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 – $2,099 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – $2,099 Jun 6, 13, 20, 27 – $2,099 Jul 4, 11, 18, 25 – $2,099 Aug 1, 8, 15, 22 – $2,099 Aug 29 – $2,125 Sep 5, 12, 19 – $2,125 Sep 26 – $2,075 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $340 Triple Room Reduction: $40 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $213; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $159; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $106 Second Vacation Discount: up to $106 Young Traveler Discount: $210 fromthe usa milanto milan your personally selected hotels Milan | NHTouring F or Atahotel Quark F Baveno | Simplon F La Spezia | NH La Spezia F Parma | Parma & Congressi F Milan | Novotel Milano Ca Granda F F First Class REF: INOR $2075from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO REGIONAL VACATION Northern Italyincluding cinque terre Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. cinque terre consists of five seaside villages the botanical gardens of villa taranto prosciutto di parma
  5. 5. 1 DEPART USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 ARRIVE IN MILAN, ITALY Welcome to Milan, Italy’s commercial and fashion hub. Relax or begin exploring. Later, meet your fellow travelers andTravel Director for aWelcome Reception and evening orientation drive. WR 3 MILAN SIGHTSEEING & free timE  On a walking tour with an expert Local Guide, view the Gothic Cathedral, the glass-domed Galleria and La Scala Opera House.The rest of the day is free. Perhaps take an optional excursion to Sforza Castle. B 4 MILAN / BAVENO U r Head to the Italian Lake District.Visit the botanical gardens ofVillaTaranto. See rare lilies and gardens with over 300 varieties of dahlias. Later, stop to view the sights of Stresa on the shores of Lake Maggiore.This evening, take a private boat to an island on the lake for a special Be My Guest dining experience. B BG 5 BAVENO. free time 8 A full day to relax and enjoy your beautiful ­surround­ings. Perhaps take an excursion to Isola Bella, one of the Borromean Islands, and visit the Borromeo Palace. B D 6 BAVENO / GENOA / LA SPEZIA  8 Stop in Genoa, birthplace of Columbus, for a walking tour with an expert Local Guide. View some of the majestic Renaissance and Baroque palaces of the noble families of Genoa, and visitVia Garibaldi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop in Santa Margherita for free time or perhaps take an optional boat cruise excursion to Portofino (weather permitting). Later, arrive in La Spezia. B D 7 CINQUE TERRE EXCURSION  Enjoy a full day excursion to see the Cinque Terre, a UNESCOWorld Heritage Site.This magnificent coastline can only be reached by boat or train.Visit two of the five picturesque fishing villages with a Local Guide. Later, return to your hotel. B 8 LA SPEZIA / LANGHIRANO / PARMA  Stop in the small town of Langhirano and visit the Museum of Prosciutto di Parma. Learn about this Local Specialty which is famous the world over. Stop to take a picture of the castle atTorrechiara before arriving in Parma for free time.This evening consider taking an optional outing for a gourmet dinner. B 9 PARMA / SORAGNA / PAVIA / MILAN  Visit the Museo del Parmigiano-Reggiano in the town of Soragna, and discover the history and process involved in making this popular cheese, a Local Specialty. See the Carthusian Monastery Certosa di Pavia and admire its Gothic and Renaissance architecture.Tonight relish a Farewell Dinner in Milan. B FD 10 DEPART MILAN You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B DAY the castle in torrechiara was built between 1448 and 1460 I t a l y PAVIAPAVIA BAVENOBAVENO MILAN LA SPEZIALA SPEZIA PARMAPARMA GENOAGENOA MILANMILAN SANTA MARGHERITASANTA MARGHERITA CINQUETERRECINQUETERRE LANGHIRANOLANGHIRANO SORAGNASORAGNA LAKE MAGGIORE 12 2 2 1 8 local wine with dinnerU unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE milan’s gothic cathedral
  6. 6. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Milan on Days 2 and 10 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 8 hot breakfasts (B); 4 three-course dinners (D) including a Be My Guest dinner (BG) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide:Verona, Modena Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Thursdays: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – $2,035 Jun 6 – $2,035 Jun 13, 20, 27 – $2,099 Jul 4, 11, 18, 25 – $2,099 Aug 1, 8 – $2,099 Aug 15, 22, 29 – $2,035 Sep 5, 12, 19, 26 – $2,065 Oct 3, 10, 17 – $2,035 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $590 (Jun 13- Aug 8); $520 (all other departures) Triple Room Reduction: $60 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $210; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $157; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $105 Second Vacation Discount: up to $105 Young Traveler Discount: $200 fromthe usa milanto milan your personally selected hotels Milan | Melia Milano SF Lake Garda | Villa Maria F Milan | Atahotel Quark F SF Superior First Class F First Class REF: ITMI $2035from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO leisurely VACATION Treasuresmilan & italian Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. Scaliger Castle, located in the lakeside town of Sirmione modena’s 12th century romanesque cathedral lake como
  7. 7. 1 DEPART from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 ARRIVE IN MILAN, ITALY Welcome to Milan! Relax and unwind after your journey. Later, see the Gothic Duomo, 19th-century Galleria and La Scala Opera House during an orientation tour of the city center.This evening, gather for aWelcome Reception.WR 3 Milan Free Time & Como Excursion Relax and see Milan at your own pace this morning. Later, travel to scenic Lake Como and Como town.There’s time to explore on your own before returning to Milan. B 4 Milan / Bergamo / Lake Garda 8 Stop for a visit to the pretty town of Bergamo, set near the foothills of the Alps.Take a stroll through the old town before traveling on to Lake Garda, your home for the next five nights. B D 5 MAROSTICA & BASSANO DEL GRAPPA EXCURSION Your excursion starts in Marostica, the “City of Chess,” a beautiful 14th-century town. On to visit Bassano del Grappa, renowned for its white brandy and magnificent scenery. Later, return to Lake Garda. B 6 SIRMIONE & VERONA EXCURSION r  Stop to see Scaligers Castle at Sirmione.Then, in Shakespeare’s romantic city ofVerona, see the Roman arena and Juliet’s balcony on a guided walking tour. Spend this afternoon exploring on your own.This evening, visit a villa converted from a 15th century convent and enjoy a Be My Guest dinner and vineyard experience. B BG 7 LAKE GARDA. free timE A whole day to do as you please!Take a stroll along the sparkling lakeside, relax surrounded by beautiful scenery or perhaps take an optional excursion to the Dolomite Mountain range. B 8 MODENA EXCURSION  U 8 Travel to the gastronomic city of Modena. An expert Local Guide will walk you through the OldTown. See the Piazza Grande with views of the GhirlandinaTower and the magnificent 12th-century Romanesque Cathedral. Sample some of the local balsamic vinegars before getting a Unique Insight at the Ferrari Museum. This iconic luxury vehicle brand was founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1947. Later return to your hotel. B D 9 LAKE GARDA / MILAN Travel back to Milan.This evening, join your fellow travelers to celebrate the end of your vacation at a Farewell Dinner. B FD 10 DEPART MILAN You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B DAY ponte degli alpini, bassano del grappa LAKE GARDA I t a l y MILAN MAROSTICACOMOCOMO BERGAMOBERGAMO BASSANO DEL GRAPPA BASSANO DEL GRAPPA VERONAVERONA SIRMIONESIRMIONE MODENAMODENA 1 52 8 local wine with dinnerU unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest  LOCAL GUIDE milan’s 19th-century galleria
  8. 8. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Rome on Day 2 and in Venice on Day 11 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Kick-Off Party (KP) with a light supper and drinks >> 9 hot breakfasts (B); a Farewell Lunch (FL); 3 three-course dinners (D) including a Be My Guest dinner (BG) >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide:Assisi, Florence, Bologna,Venice Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Just 4 KidsTravel Pack >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Thursdays: Mar 21, 28 – $2,575 Apr 4 – $2,575 Apr 11 – $2,725 May 30 – $2,725 Jun 6, 13, 20, 27 – $2,725 Jul 4, 18 – $2,675 Aug 1, 8 – $2,650 Sep 19, 26 – $2,725 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $460 Triple Room Reduction: $205 Quad Room Reduction: $315 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $273; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $204; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $136 Second Vacation Discount: up to $136 Young Traveler Discount: $260 fromthe usa rometovenice your personally selected hotels Rome | Crowne Plaza St. Peters SF Florence | Grand Hotel Mediterraneo F Venice | NovotelVenezia Mestre Castellana F SF Superior First Class F First Class REF: FGIC $2575from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO family VACATION Gladiators,gondolas & gold Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. florence,the capital of tuscany attend gladiator school in rome
  9. 9. 1 DEPART from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in rome, ITALY Ciao Roma! After transferring to the ­hotel, maybe try some “gelato” or ice cream. Later, gather for a Kick-Off Party. KP 3 ROME SIGHTSEEING   On a sightseeing tour with a Local Guide, visit theVatican Museums to marvel at Michelangelo’s ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. Then visit vast St. Peter’s Basilica. Later, see the Roman Forum and visit the Colosseum where gladiators fought to the death.This evening, learn how to make authentic Italian pizza, a Local Specialty, and eat it too! B D 4 ROME GLADIATOR SCHOOL & free timE Find out what life was like as a Roman gladiator. After a short introduction to Roman history, learn the basics of gladiatorial sword fighting!This afternoon, explore the city on your own or shop for Roman souvenirs. B 5 ROME / ASSISI / Florence  Drive north to Assisi and visit St. Francis’ Basilica with a Local Guide. St. Francis is the patron saint of birds and animals.Visit the Church of St. Mary of the Angels, then drive on to Renaissance Florence. B 6 florence SIGHTSEEING   A guided morning walk features views of the cathedral, the Baptistery and a visit to the Academy of Fine Arts to see Michelangelo’s statue of David.Then enjoy a delicious gelato, a Local Specialty. B 7 PISA EXCURSION r Head to Pisa to see the incredible Leaning Tower in the Square of the Miracles.Tonight, savor a special Be My Guest dinner in a typical Tuscan restaurant with beautiful views across olive groves and vineyards. B BG 8 FLORENCE / BOLOGNA / VENICE  Drive through the forested Apennine Hills and stop in Bologna, the home of “spaghetti ­bolgnese,” for a tour with a Local Guide. Later, travel to the magical city ofVenice. B D 9 CANAL CRUISE & ORIENTATION  Take a private cruise to St. Mark’s Square. View the Bridge of Sighs, where condemned prisoners caught their last glimpse of the city, the Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s Basilica and the Campanile.Watch a glass blowing demonstration, then learn about theVenetian tradition of Carnival masks, a Local Specialty. Decorate one of your own before free time. B 10 SECRET VENICE WALKING TOUR & A VISIT TO THE MARKET  U Cruise along the Grand Canal to Rialto Bridge, where a guided walking tour begins with a Unique Insight at the colorful fish ­market.Then explore many hidden parts of the city with your Local Guide. Later, enjoy a Farewell ­Lunch in a local restaurant. B FL 11 DEPart VENICE You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply) where your vacation ends. B DAY FLORENCEFLORENCE VENICEVENICE ROMEROME Italy TuscanyTuscany ADRIATIC SEA PISAPISA ASSISIASSISI BOLOGNABOLOGNA 3 3 3 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE U unique insights bologna
  10. 10. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Rome on Day 2 and in Venice on Day 11 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 9 hot breakfasts (B); a Highlight Lunch (HL); a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> High-speed Frecciargento train Rome/Florence and Florence/Venice, both in standard class >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Rome, Florence,Venice Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Sundays: Apr 28 – $2,865 May 5, 12, 19, 26 – $2,865 Jun 2, 9, 16, 23 – $2,865 Jun 30 – $2,765 Jul 7 – $2,765 Jul 14 – $2,725 Jul 21, 28 – $2,675 Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 – $2,675 Sep 1, 8, 15, 22 – $2,899 Sep 29 – $2,865 Oct 6, 13, 20 – $2,865 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $700 (Jun 30-Jul 21); $640 (Jul 28-Aug 25); $750 (all other departures) Triple Room Reduction: $100 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $290; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $217; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $145 Second Vacation Discount: up to $145 Young Traveler Discount: $280 fromthe usa rometovenice your personally selected hotels Rome | Grand Hotel Palatino F Florence | Ambasciatori F Venice | Boscolo Bellini F F First Class REF: ITGV $2675from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO regional VACATION Italycontrasts of Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. the splendid city of venice is built on 118 islands the colosseum,rome
  11. 11. 1 DEPART FROM THE USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in Rome, Italy Welcome to Rome! Relax after your journey. Join your companions andTravel Director this evening for aWelcome Reception and an orientation drive through the city. WR 3 Rome SIGHTSEEING & free timE  U Get an interesting Unique Insight at the Vatican, where your Local Guide shows you the step-less spiral staircase. Gaze in awe at the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, then see the Pietà. In ancient Rome view the Forum and visit the Colosseum.The rest of the day is free. B 4 Rome. free time A full day at leisure in the Eternal City. Perhaps take an optional excursion to see the Catacombs orTivoli to see theVilla d’Este. B 5 Rome / High-Speed Train / Florence  Transfer to Rome’s main train station to board the high-speed Frecciargento train. After a 1 hour and 35 minute journey, arrive in Florence.Take a walking tour with a Local Guide, viewing the PonteVecchio and more. Visit the Accademia, home to Michelangelo’s David, and on to Piazza Signoria. B 6 Pisa Excursion Admire the spectacular views of Florence from the Piazzale Michelangelo.Then on Pisa. See the LeaningTower, the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the cemetery, said to contain soil brought from the Holy Land. Relax over a Highlight Lunch in a favorite restaurant before returning to Florence. B HL 7 Florence. free time A full day at leisure to enjoy of this historically rich city with its museums and shops. B 8 Florence / High Speed Train / Venice Board the express train and in just two hours reach the magical city ofVenice, its ornate Gothic and Renaissance buildings beautifully reflected in the lagoon.Your time is free. B 9 Venice Canal Cruise & Sightseeing  Cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square. See the Bridge of Sighs, St. Mark’s Basilica and Campanile, and the Doge’s Palace on an orientation tour.Then stroll across St. Mark’s Square to a glassblowing workshop to watch this ancient craft, a Local Specialty.The rest of the day is free. B 10 Secret Venice Walking Tour  U Your Local Guide will bring the city to life as you cruise along the Grand Canal to the Rialto Bridge and get a Unique Insight at the fish market.Then a walking tour reveals the house of Marco Polo.The afternoon is free. This evening, gather with fellow travelers and celebrate a wonderful vacation at a Farewell Dinner. B FD 11 Depart Venice You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B DAY FLORENCEFLORENCE VENICEVENICE ROMEROME Italy TuscanyTuscany ADRIATIC SEA PISAPISA High SpeedTrain High SpeedTrain 3 3 3 U unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY  LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE the duomo dominates florence’s skyline
  12. 12. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Rome on Day 2 and in Venice on Day 12 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 10 hot breakfasts (B); 4 three-course dinners (D) including a Be My Guest dinner (BG) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Cruise to the Isle of Capri >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Rome, Capri, Pompeii, Florence Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Sundays: Apr 14, 21, 28 – $3,175 May 5, 12, 19, 26 – $3,175 Jun 2, 9, 16, 23 – $3,175 Jun 30 – $3,075 Jul 7, 14, 21 – $3,075 Jul 28 – $3,125 Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 – $3,125 Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – $3,199 Oct 6 – $3,175 Wednesdays: Apr 17, 24 – $3,175 May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – $3,175 Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 – $3,175 Jul 3, 10, 17 – $3,075 Jul 24, 31 – $3,125 Aug 7, 14, 21 – $3,125 Aug 28 – $3,199 Sep 4, 11, 18, 25 – $3,199 Oct 2, 9 – $3,175 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $630 Triple Room Reduction: $120 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $320; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $240; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $160 Second Vacation Discount: up to $160 Young Traveler Discount: $310 fromthe usa rometovenice your personally selected hotels Rome | Una Hotel F Amalfi Coast (Maiori) | San Pietro F, Pietra di Luna F or Panorama F Florence | Mediterraneo F or Adler Cavelieri F Venice | Continental F F First Class REF: ITCO $3075from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO leisurely VACATION Concertoitalian Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. rome enjoy italian wines on your vacation
  13. 13. 1 DEPART from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in Rome, Italy Welcome to Rome! Meet yourTravel Director and fellow travelers for aWelcome Reception this evening, then an orientation drive shows you St. Peter’s Basilica and theTiber. WR 3 Rome Sightseeing & free time  U Visit theVatican for a Unique Insight: the step-less spiral staircase. On to admire the Sistine Chapel and Pietà in St. Peter’s Basilica. In ancient Rome, see the Forum and visit the Colosseum.The rest of the day is free. B 4 Rome. free time A free day.You might want to join an optional excursion or simply relax. B 5 rome / pompeii / amalfi coast  | | 8 See the Abbey of Monte Cassino and visit the poignant cemetery in the valley below. On to Pompeii, buried for centuries by an eruption of MountVesuvius. Learn more about the city on a Small Group sightseeing tour with a Local Guide.Then continue to the Amalfi Coast. B D 6 Amalfi Coast. free time 8 A full day at leisure. B D 7 Isle of Capri & amalfi Excursion Sail to the Isle of Capri. Ascend to Capri town by funicular, where a walking tour includes views of the Faraglioni Rocks, Marina Piccola, and the Piazzetta. Later an orientation tour of Amalfi town shows off the medieval streets and Romanesque church. B 8 Amalfi Coast / Florence Head north through the Umbrian Hills and Chianti vineyards to Florence. B 9 Florence Sightseeing & Wine TastinG  8 r See the Duomo, Piazza Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio on a walking tour with a Local Guide. Then enjoy a wine tasting featuringTuscan wines.Tonight, savor a Be My Guest dinner in a castle on a wine and olive estate. B BG 10 florence / ferrara / venice Admire the scenery as you travel over the Apennines to Ferrara. Stop to visit the family home of the notorious d’Este family before continuing to the romantic city ofVenice. B 11 Venice Orientation & free time  Cruise to St. Mark’s Square to see the Doge’s Palace, Bridge of Sighs and more. Stroll across St. Mark’s Square to admire the Basilica and its campanile, then visit a Murano glass workshop. After a glassblowing demonstration, a Local Specialty, your time is free.This evening relish a Farewell Dinner with newfriends. B FD 12 Depart Venice You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B DAY the amalfi coast pompeii FLORENCEFLORENCE FERRARAFERRARA VENICEVENICE ROMEROME Italy AMALFI COAST AMALFI COAST TuscanyTuscany ADRIATIC SEA ISLE OF CAPRIISLE OF CAPRI POMPEIIPOMPEII MONTE CASSINOMONTE CASSINO 2 3 3 2 8 local wine with dinnerU unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE | | small group sightseeing
  14. 14. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Milan on Day 2 and in Rome on Day 14 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 12 hot breakfasts (B); 5 three-course dinners (D) including a Be My Guest dinner (BG) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Cruise to the Isle of Capri >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Sundays: Apr 14, 21, 28 – $3,575 May 5, 12, 19, 26 – $3,575 Jun 2, 9, 16 – $3,575 Jun 23, 30 – $3,525 Jul 7, 14, 21, 28 – $3,525 Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 – $3,525 Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – $3,575 Oct 6, 13 – $3,575 Thursdays: Sep 5, 12, 19, 26 – $3,575 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $660 Triple Room Reduction: $110 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $358; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $268; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $179 Second Vacation Discount: up to $179 Young Traveler Discount: $350 fromthe usa milanto rome your personally selected hotels Como | Barchetta Excelsior F or NH Pontevecchio F Venice | Villa Mapaba F Florence | Roma F or Croce di Malta F Amalfi Coast (Maiori) | Pietra di Luna F, San Pietro F or Panorama F Rome | Grand HotelTiberio F or Milton F F First Class REF: ITGL $3525from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO leisurely VACATION Gloryitalian Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. spend two nights in lake como st.mark’s basilica,venice
  15. 15. 1 DEPART from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in Milan, Italy / Como Welcome to Italy!You will be transferred to your hotel in Como.There is time for a stroll before meeting for aWelcome Reception. WR 3 Como Orientation & milan Excursion  After an orientation tour of Como, head back to fashionable Milan.You’ll see the Gothic cathedral, La Scala Opera House and the Galleria with a Local Guide. Later, return to Como. B 4 Lake Como / Verona / Venice 8 Head toVerona to see Juliet’s balcony and the 2,000-year-old Roman arena.Then on to the magical city ofVenice. B D 5 Venice Sightseeing & free time  A private launch cruise brings you to St. Mark’s Square. See the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge’s Palace and the Byzantine Basilica. Watch a glassblowing demonstration, a Local Specialty, followed by free time. B 6 Secret Venice Walking Tour & Visit to the Market  U Get a Unique Insight visiting the fish market with a Local Guide. See Marco Polo’s house, then your time is free. B 7 Venice / Florence r Cross plains and mountains to Renaissance Florence.Tonight, enjoy a Be My Guest dinner in a restaurant with views of the Chianti hills. B BG 8 Florence Sightseeing & free time  A walking tour with a Local Guide shows you the Duomo, Piazza Signoria, the PonteVecchio and the view from Piazzale Michelangelo before time at leisure. B 9 Florence / Amalfi Coast 8 Leaving Florence, drive through the ArnoValley to Maiori on the beautiful Amalfi coast. B D 10 Amalfi Coast. free time A full day to relax and enjoy the Amalfi coast. B 11 Isle of Capri & Amalfi Excursion 8 Take a mini-cruise to the Isle of Capri (weather permitting).Travel to Capri town by funicular for a walking tour. Later cruise to the town of Amalfi to see the Romanesque Church. B D 12 Amalfi Coast / Pompeii / Rome  | | Drive to Pompeii for a Small Group walking tour with a Local Guide. On past the Abbey of Monte Cassino to Rome, where your evening is free. B 13 Rome Sightseeing & free time  U Enjoy a Unique Insight at theVatican where your Local Guide shows you the step-less spiral staircase. Admire the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and the Pietà in St. Peter’s Basilica.Then on to view the Forum and visit the Colosseum.Tonight, gather for a Farewell Dinner with wine. B FD 14 Depart rome You will be transferred to the airport (condi­tions apply), where your vacation ends. B DAY the ponte vecchio spanning the arno river the amalfi coast FLORENCEFLORENCE VERONAVERONA VENICEVENICE ROMEROME Italy AMALFI COAST AMALFI COAST COMOCOMO MILANMILAN TuscanyTuscany ADRIATIC SEA ISLE OF CAPRI POMPEIIPOMPEII 2 3 3 2 2 8 local wine with dinnerU unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE | | small group sightseeing
  16. 16. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Rome on Days 2 and 16 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 14 hot breakfasts (B); 6 three-course dinners (D) including a Be My Guest dinner (BG) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Overnight cruise Naples/Palermo >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Rome, Florence, Assisi, Pompeii, Palermo, Agrigento Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Thursdays: Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 – $3,775 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – $3,775 Jun 6, 13, 20, 27 – $3,775 Jul 4 – $3,775 Jul 11, 18, 25 – $3,799 Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – $3,735 Sep 5, 12, 19, 26 – $3,799 Oct 3, 10 – $3,750 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $700 (Jul 18-25); $630 (all other departures) Triple Room Reduction: $100 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $380; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $285; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $190 Second Vacation Discount: up to $190 Young Traveler Discount: $370 fromthe usa rometo rome your personally selected hotels Rome | Ateneo Garden Palace F Florence | Grand Hotel Mediterraneo F Venice | Le Boulevard F Assisi | Ora Hotel Cenacolo SF Palermo | Opera Plaza F Agrigento | Dioscuri Bay Palace F Taormina | Caesar Palace F in Giardini Naxos Sorrento | Cesare Augusto F Rome | Sheraton Golf Parco de’Medici SF SF Superior First Class F First Class REF: ITIS $3735from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO regional VACATION Italy & Sicily best of Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. faraglioni rocks, capri taormina palermo
  17. 17. 1 DEPART from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in Rome, Italy This evening gather for aWelcome Reception and an orientation drive through the city. WR 3 Rome Sightseeing & free time  U Experience a Unique Insight at the Vatican: a step-less spiral staircase. On with your Local Guide to visit the Sistine Chapel and see the Pietà. After a visit to the Colosseum, your afternoon is free. B DAY 4 Rome / Florence Travel to Renaissance Florence, where the balance of the day is free to begin exploring. B 5 Florence Sightseeing / Venice  8 On a guided walking tour, see the Duomo, Signoria Square and the PonteVecchio.Then drive to the floating city ofVenice. B D 6 Venice Sightseeing & free time  Cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square. View the Bridge of Sighs and Doge’s Palace before a visit to a glassblowing factory, a Local Specialty. B 7 Venice / Assisi  8 Drive to the Church of St. Apollinaris in Classe, famous for its splendid mosaics.Then on to Assisi, where a walking tour with a Local Guide visits St. Francis’ Basilica and the Church of St. Clare. B D 8 Assisi / Pompeii / Naples / At Sea  South to Pompeii for a walking tour with a Local Guide.Then on to Naples to board your ferry for the overnight crossing to Palermo.You will have a private, en suite cabin. B 9 At Sea / Palermo  Arriving in the Sicilian capital, Palermo, take a sightseeing tour with a Local Guide. On to Monreale to visit the 12th-century cathedral and see the Conca d’Oro.Visit the fishing village of Mondello before returning to Palermo. B 10 Palermo / Agrigento  8 Travel to Agrigento, where a Local Guide takes you to theValley of theTemples, a UNESCO World Heritage site. B D 11 Agrigento / Enna / Taormina View the fortress town of Enna as you travel through the vineyards of the southern hills. On arrival inTaormina, your time is free. B 12 Taormina. free time r A day to relax and swim. Maybe take an optional trip to Savoia, the villa made famous by The Godfather.Tonight, savor a Be My Guest dinner in a vineyard. B BG 13 Taormina / Sorrento Ferry across the Straits of Messina to main­land Italy and north to Sorrento. B 14 Isle of Capri Excursion  8 Watch an inlaid wood demonstration, a Local Specialty, then ferry to the Isle of Capri.Take a walking tour and enjoy views of the Faraglioni Rocks. Later, cruise back to Sorrento. B D 15 Sorrento / Rome View the Abbey of Monte Cassino as you travel to Rome.Your afternoon is free.This evening, savor a Farewell Dinner. B FD 16 Depart Rome You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B FLORENCEFLORENCE VENICEVENICE ROMEROME Italy TAORMINATAORMINA TuscanyTuscany STRAITS OF MESSINA CAPRICAPRI POMPEIIPOMPEII MONTE CASSINOMONTE CASSINO AGRIGENTOAGRIGENTO PALERMOPALERMO SORRENTOSORRENTO ASSISIASSISI NAPLESNAPLES CLASSECLASSE TYRRHENIAN SEA ENNAENNA 12 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 U unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE 8 wine tasting or local wine with dinner
  18. 18. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Rome on Day 2 and in Athens on Day 16 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 14 hot breakfasts (B); 8 dinners (D) includ­ ing a Highlight Dinner (HD) with wine, a Be My Guest dinner (BG) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Cruise to the Isle of Capri >> Overnight ferry Ancona to Patras >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Rome, Pompeii,Assisi,Florence,Olympia,Delphi, Athens Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Saturdays: Apr 6, 13§, 20§, 27§ – $3,825 May 4§, 11§, 18§, 25§ – $3,825 Jun 1§, 8§ – $3,825 Jun 15, 22 – $3,999 Jun 29 – $3,985 Jul 6, 13, 20, 27 – $3,950 Aug 3, 10, 17, 24§ – $3,950 Aug 31§ – $3,999 Sep 7§, 14§, 21§, 28§ – $3,850 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. § The optional 7-day Aegean cruise can be added to these departures. The optional 3-day Aegean cruise can be added to any departure. Single Room Supplement: $1040 (Jun 15- Aug 31); $900 (all other departures) Triple Room Reduction: $160 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $400; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $300; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $200 Second Vacation Discount: up to $200 Young Traveler Discount: $380 fromthe usa rometo athens your personally selected hotels Rome | NH Leonardo DaVinci F Sorrento | Parco Del Sole F Assisi | Roseo Hotel F Florence | Grand Hotel Mediterraneo F Venice | Le BoulevardVenice Lido F Olympia | Amalia Olympia F Delphi | Amalia Delphi F Athens | Zafolia MF F First Class MF Moderate First Class REF: ITAGC $3825from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO regional VACATION Italy & Greece best of Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. faraglioni rocks, capri spanish steps,rome
  19. 19. 1 Depart from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY This evening gather for aWelcome Reception and an orientation drive through the city. WR 3 ROME SIGHTSEEING & free timE  U Sightseeing with a Local Guide begins with a Unique Insight at theVatican, the step-less spiral staircase.Visit the Sistine Chapel and see the Pietà, then on to visit the Colosseum. B 4 ROME / POMPEII / SORRENTO  r Visit the Commonwealth Cemetery. Next, travel to Pompeii for a walking tour with a Local Guide. In Sorrento, savor a Be My Guest dinner at a family farm. B BG 5 ISLE OF CAPRI EXCURSION   See a demonstration of inlaid woodwork in Sorrento, a Local Specialty.Then cruise to the Isle of Capri for a guided walking tour. Tonight, relax in Sorrento. B 6 SORRENTO / ASSISI  8 Travel north to Assisi.Visit the Basilica of St. Francis and Santa Maria delgi Angeli on a guided walking tour. B D 7 ASSISI / FLORENCE  See the highlights of Renaissance Florence with your expert Local Guide. Later, gather for a Highlight Dinner at a local restaurant. B HD 8 FLORENCE / VENICE 8 Enjoy a scenic drive to magicalVenice. B D 9 VENICE SIGHTSEEING & free timE  Cruise to St. Mark’s Square and see the city highlights. After a glassblowing presentation, a Local Specialty, your time is free. B DAY 10 VENICE / ANCONA / AT SEA In the port of Ancona, board an overnight ferry where you’ll have a private, en suite cabin. B D 11 AT SEA / PATRAS, GREECE / OLYMPIA  Disembark and travel to Olympia.Visit the museum and see the world’s oldest Olympic Stadium. B D 12 OLYMPIA / DELPHI  Consult the Oracle of Delphi, then on along the SacredWay to the Sanctuary of Apollo and visit the Archaeological Museum. B D Optional 3-day or 7-day cruise On Day 14, add a 3- or 7-day Greek Isle cruise. 3-day Aegean cruise REF: ITAC Visits Mykonos, Kusadasi, Patmos, Heraklion and Santorini. Price Per Person From: $625 (outside cabin) 7-day Aegean cruise REF: ITAB Visits Istanbul, Mykonos, Patmos, Kusadasi, Rhodes, Heraklion and Santorini. Price Per Person From: $1399 (outside cabin) Both options include: Transfers to/from port and 1 night in Athens after the cruise.The above prices include port taxes, tips and fuel surcharge and are accurate as of Jul 2012. For up-to-date pricing, please visit BrendanVacations.com. 13 DELPHI / ATHENS  Visit the Acropolis and Parthenon in Athens. On to see the Agora, Parliament, theTemple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch. Gather this evening for a festive Farewell Dinner. B FD 14 ATHENS. free timE Explore the city on your own. Perhaps add a 3 or 7-day cruise (see below for details). B 15 ATHENS. free timE Another full day to enjoy Athens. B 16 Depart ATHENS You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B capri town FLORENCEFLORENCE VENICEVENICE ROMEROME Italy CAPRICAPRI POMPEIIPOMPEII SORRENTOSORRENTO ASSISIASSISI TYRRHENIAN SEA ADRIATIC SEA DELPHIDELPHI OLYMPIAOLYMPIA ATHENSATHENS PATRASPATRAS ANCONAANCONA Greece 3 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 U unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE 8 wine tasting or local wine with dinner
  20. 20. the matterhorn, zermatt
  21. 21. 1 1 2 2 1 1 ZERMATT Switzerland Liechtenstein Italy ZURICH ST. MORITZ LUCERNE LAKE GENEVA LUGANO INTERLAKENMONTREUX BRIENZ France CHILLON BERN VADUZ TIRANO Bernina Express V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO 1 DEPART FROM THE USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in Zurich, Switzerland Welcome to Zurich! See the highlights of the city on an orientation drive. Later, join your Travel Director and traveling companions for aWelcome Reception. WR fromthe usa ZURICHTO ZURICH Best of Switzerland YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Zurich on Day 2 and from Lucerne to Zurich on Day 10 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with a light meal and drinks >> 8 hot breakfasts (B); a Be My Guest lunch (BG); 2 ­three-course dinners (D) including a Farewell Dinner (fD) with wine >> Services of a professional Travel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with reclining seats, air conditioning and onboard restroom >> Sightseeing, special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo your personally selected hotels Zurich | Radisson Blu SF Lake Geneva | Hilton Evian SF or Royal Plaza Montreux SF Zermatt| Alpen Resort F Lugano| Holiday Inn F St. Moritz | Laudinella F Lucerne| Grand Europe F SF Superior First Class F First Class DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Fridays: Apr 12, 19, 26 – $2,625 May 3, 10, 17, 24 – $2,625 May 31 – $2,650 Jun 7, 14, 21, 28 – $2,650 Jul 5, 12, 19, 26 – $2,650 Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – $2,650 Sep 6, 13, 20, 27 – $2,650 Oct 4 – $2,625 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $460 Triple Room Reduction: $100 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $265; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $199; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $133 Second Vacation Discount: up to $133 Young Traveler Discount: $260 This trip will visit France and Italy. Some passport holders may require double entry visas. Check visa requirements with yourTravel Agent or local consulate(s). Responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler. REF: SWBOA REGIONAL VACATION $2625from land only DAY 3 ZURICH / BERN / MONTREUX / lake geneva, FRANCE Make stops in Bern, the Swiss capital, and Montreux, famous for its annual Jazz Festival, as you head to Evian les Baines on the shores of Lake Geneva. B 4 lake geneva / CHILLON, SWITZERLAND / ZERMATT Start your day with a visit to lovely Chillon Castle. Then on to Zermatt, inaccessible by coach, and ascend to your hotel by electric mini-bus and taxi. B 5 ZERMATT / LUGANO r Head to beautiful lakeside Lugano. Stop for a delicious Be My Guest lunch with a Swiss family in a little mountainside town.Then the rest of the day is free to explore Lugano at your own pace, shop and enjoy the scenery. ­B BG 6 LUGANO / TIRANO, ITALY / ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND Travel along the shores of Lake Lugano to the town of Menaggio. Stop to take in the splendid views of Lake Como. Continue back across the Swiss border toTirano, where you will board the Bernina Express.The route betweenTirano and Thusis is classified as a UNESCOWorld Heritage site for its beauty. Later, arrive in St. Moritz. B D 7 ST. MORITZ. FREE TIME Enjoy a full day free in lovely St. Moritz. Perhaps use your included Mountain Pass and take in the spectacular views or visit the therapeutic springs. B 8 ST. MORITZ / LIECHTENSTEIN / INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND / BRIENZ / LUCERNE  Your first stop today is inVaduz, the capital of tiny Liechtenstein. Call in at Interlaken, then in Brienz watch a wood carving demonstration, a Local Specialty. Reaching Lucerne, your evening is free. B 9 LUCERNE SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME View the Lion Monument and cross the Chapel Bridge on an orientation tour.Your afternoon is free for last-minute shopping, or perhaps take a lake cruise.Tonight, gather for a festive Farewell Dinner. B FD 10 LUCERNE / DEPART ZURICH YourTravel Director has tickets for an independent train ride back to Zurich’s airport, where your vacation ends.You will arrive at approximately 8:00 a.m. Please schedule your flight accordingly. B 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest LOCAL SPECIALTY Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure.
  22. 22. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Munich on Day 2 and in Zurich on Day 15 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 13 hot breakfasts (B); 4 three-course dinners (D) including a Be My Guest dinner (BG) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Bernina Express trainTirano/St. Moritz >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Salzburg Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Fridays: Apr 12, 19, 26 – $3,435 May 3 – $3,450 May 10, 17, 24 – $3,399 May 31 – $3,450 Jun 7, 14, 21 – $3,450 Jun 28 – $3,525 Jul 5, 12, 19 – $3,525 Jul 26 – $3,475 Aug 2 – $3,499 Aug 9, 16, 23, 30 – $3,475 Sep 6, 13, 20 – $3,475 Sep 27 – $3,550 Oct 4 – $3,550 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $650 (Apr 12-May 3 and Jul 26-Aug 23); $750 (Sep 27-Oct 4); $590 (all other departures) Triple Room Reduction: $130 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $355; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $266; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $178 Second Vacation Discount: up to $178 Young Traveler Discount: $340 fromthe usa munichto zurich your personally selected hotels Munich | Sheraton Arabellapark SF Innsbruck | Grauer Bär F Cortina d’Ampezzo | Ancora SF, Bellevue F or Sheraton SF St. Moritz | Laudinella F Zermatt | Alpen Resort F Chamonix | Alpina F Engelberg | ReginaTitlis F Zurich | Radisson Blu SF SF Superior First Class F First Class REF: EBOE $3399from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO REGIONAL VACATION Grand Alpineexperience Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. chillon castle the matterhorn
  23. 23. 1 Depart from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 ARRIVE IN MUNICH, GERMANY Welcome to Munich!You will be transferred to your hotel. Later, a city orientation includes views of the Glockenspiel and Marienplatz. Tonight, gather for aWelcome Reception to get to know yourTravel Director and traveling companions. WR 3 MUNICH / SALZBURG, AUSTRIA / INNSBRUCK   r Head to Salzburg and see Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart’s birthplace and many locations used in The Sound of Music with a Local Guide. On to visit Swarovski Kristallwelten, a Local Specialty, to see the famous crystal trans­formed DAY into figurines, jewelry and even a forest! Later, arrive in Innsbruck for a Be My Guest dinner at a family-run restaurant. B BG 4 INNSBRUCK SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME An orientation tour shows you St. Jakob’s Cathedral, the Hofburg and the Golden Roof. After a stop to see the Olympic Ski Jump, your time is free to explore on your own, shop or simply relax and enjoy the scenic surroundings. B 5 INNSBRUCK / CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, ITALY Drive over historic Brenner Pass, connecting Austria and Italy, and on through the Dolomite Mountain range. Arrive in Cortina d’Ampezzo, home of the 1956Winter Olympics. B D 6 CORTINA D’AMPEZZO. FREE TIME A full day free to relax and enjoy this spectacular mountain town. B 7 CORTINA D’AMPEZZO / TIRANO / ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND Travel through splendid scenery on the way to Bolzano.There’s time to stroll through the town and shop before heading toTirano. Here you’ll board the Bernina Express for a UNESCO- listed journey to St. Moritz. B 8 ST. MORITZ. FREE TIME A day at leisure to enjoy your breathtaking surroundings, stroll by the lake, shop or just relax.You might want to use your included Mountain Pass to see the sights. B 9 ST. MORITZ / BELLINZONA / ZERMATT Visiting the town of Bellinzona, see the medieval castles and city fortifications. Continue past the wine town ofVisp and on to Zermatt, set in the shadow of the Matterhorn. Savor a traditional Swiss fondue dinner at your hotel tonight. B D 10 ZERMATT. FREE TIME Relax in your superb mountain surroundings, or perhaps ride a gondola, chair lift or train for even more Alpine views. B 11 ZERMATT / CHILLON / CHAMONIX, FRANCE Visit lovely Chillon Castle, set on the shores of Lake Geneva and the inspiration for many artists, writers and poets over the years. Continue, crossing the border into France and on to your hotel in Chamonix. B 12 CHAMONIX. FREE TIME Nestled in the French Alps, Chamonix sits in the shadow of massive Mont Blanc.Take in the town and majestic scenery your way, or maybe ride a cable car to the Aiguille du Midi for spectacular views of this nearly 16,000-foot peak. B 13 CHAMONIX / BERN, SWITZERLAND / ENGELBERG Travel via Montreux, famous for its annual Jazz festival, on your way to Bern, the Swiss capital. See the Bear Park, dedicated to the welfare of the bears which are a symbol of the city. Later, on to Engelberg. B 14 ENGELBERG / LUCERNE / ZURICH Stop for a visit to the lovely town of Lucerne. See the Lion Monument, built in honor of the Swiss Guards who died defending Louis XVI, and the covered Chapel Bridge with its 17th-century paintings. Stroll through OldTown before heading to Zurich. See the Grossmünster and Fraumünster on an orientation drive through the city. Later, gather for a Farewell Dinner. B FD 15 DEPART ZURICH Your hotel is located at the airport, so you can make your own way to your terminal, where your vacation ends. B salzburg was named a unesco world cultural heritage site in 1997 INNSBRUCKINNSBRUCK MUNICHMUNICH SALZBURGSALZBURG BELLINZONABELLINZONA Germany ST. MORITZST. MORITZ CORTINA D’AMPEZZO CORTINA D’AMPEZZO CHAMONIXCHAMONIX ZERMATTZERMATT ZURICHZURICH ENGELBERGENGELBERG TIRANOTIRANO CHILLONCHILLON BERNBERN LUCERNELUCERNE France Switzerland Austria Italy Bernina Express 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE
  24. 24. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Frankfurt on Days 2 and 16 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with a light meal and drinks >> 14 hot breakfasts (B); 6 dinners (D) includ­ ing a Highlight Dinner (HD), a Be My Guest dinner (BG) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Berlin, Warsaw, Budapest,Vienna, Prague Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Fridays: Apr 12, 19, 26 – $3,150 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – $3,165 Jun 7, 14, 21 – $3,165 Jun 28 – $3,150 Jul 5, 12, 19, 26 – $3,150 Aug 2, 9, 16, 23 – $3,150 Aug 30 – $3,199 Sep 6, 13, 20, 27 – $3,199 Oct 4, 11, 18 – $3,165 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $820 Triples are available, but there is no reduction. Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $320; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $240; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $160 Second Vacation Discount: up to $160 Young Traveler Discount: $310 NOTE: Medical travel insurance is required for the Czech Republic. fromthe usa frankfurtto frankfurt your personally selected hotels Frankfurt | Sheraton F in Offenbach Berlin | Hilton SF Warsaw | Westin DLX Krakow | Park Inn F Budapest | Ramada Plaza SF Vienna | Hilton Danube SF or Hilton Am Stadpark SF Prague | Andels SF Frankfurt | Sheraton F in Offenbach DLX Deluxe SF Superior First Class F First Class REF: CBOHA $3150from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO leisurely VACATION Bohemianhighlights Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. budapest,scenically set on the danube river astronomical clock,prague
  25. 25. 1 DEPART USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in FRANKFURT, Germany Relax before a drive introduces you to the city. Later, gather for aWelcome Reception. WR 3 FRANKFURT / BERLIN Stop in Leipzig, home of Johann Sebastian Bach, as you travel to Berlin. B DAY 4 BERLIN SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME  U Take in the 360° views from the BerlinTV Tower, giving you a Unique Insight into the city. Then on to see more highlights with your Local Guide.Your afternoon is free. B 5 Berlin / warsaw, Poland All aboard a high-speed train bound for the Polish capital,Warsaw. B D 6 Warsaw Sightseeing & free time  A tour reveals the city center and the site of theWarsaw Ghetto.The afternoon is free.This evening relish a Highlight Dinner. B HD 7 Warsaw / Auschwitz / Krakow In Czestochowa, see the “Black Madonna.” Next, visit the concentration camp at Auschwitz.Then on to Krakow. B D 8 Krakow Sightseeing & free time | | Small Group sightseeing reveals the Castle and Cathedral onWawel Hill. On a walking tour of the old town, visit the Cloth Hall and Mariacki Church.The rest of your day is free. B 9 Krakow / Slovakia / Budapest, Hungary Cross into Slovakia, then continue to Hungary and her capital city, Budapest. B 10 Budapest Sightseeing & free time  r On a guided tour, view the Chain Bridge and Castle Hill district, and visit the Fisherman’s Bastion.Tonight, savor a Be My Guest dinner in a restaurant and winery. B BG 11 Budapest / Györ / Vienna, Austria Drive to Györ.There’s time for a stroll before crossing the Austrian border toVienna. B 12 Vienna Sightseeing & free time  See the Parliament, Hofburg, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and more with your Local Guide. A walking tour highlights “Am Hof,” the oldest quarter ofVienna.Then your time is free. B 13 Vienna / Prague, Czech Republic Travel toTabor in the Czech Republic, then on to the capital city, Prague. Your evening is free. B D 14 Prague Sightseeing & free time  View Prague Castle and visit the Cathedral of St.Vitus on a walking tour with a Local Guide. Then cross theVltava River to the OldTown Square and view the Astronomical Clock before free time. B 15 Prague / Pilsen / Frankfurt, Germany  In Pilsen, visit the brewery where pilsner, a Local Specialty, originated. Head into Germany and on to Frankfurt for a festive Farewell Dinner. B FD 16 Depart Frankfurt You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B wawel cathedral in krakow WARSAW Hungary VIENNA BERLIN BUDAPEST FRANKFURT CZESTOCHOWA AUSCHWITZAUSCHWITZ TABOR Germany Czech Republic Austria Poland Slovakia KRAKOWKRAKOW PRAGUEPRAGUE GYÖRGYÖR PILSENPILSEN LEIPZIG High-speed train 11 2 2 2 2 2 2 U unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE | | small group sightseeing
  26. 26. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Paris on Day 2 and in Nice on Day 12 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 10 hot breakfasts (B); 2 lunches (L) including a Be My Guest lunch (BG) and a Highlight Lunch (HL); a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> TGV Express train Paris/Avignon >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Paris, Arles Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMTHE USA & PRICES per person* Wednesdays: May 1 – $3,225 May 8, 15, 22 – $3,275 May 29 – $3,225 Jun 5, 12 – $3,225 Jun 19 – $3,425 Jun 26 – $3,250 Jul 3, 10, 17 – $3,299 Jul 24, 31 – $3,250 Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 – $3,250 Sep 4, 11, 18 – $3,285 Sep 25 – $3,225 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $1180 (Jul 3-17); $1130 (all other departures) Triple Room Reduction: $30 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $343; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $257; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $171 Second Vacation Discount: up to $171 Young Traveler Discount: $320 FROMTHE USA paristo nice your personally selected hotels Paris | Renaissance La Defense SF Aix-en-Provence | Grand Hotel Roi René SF Nîmes | Novotel Nimes Centre F Nice | Hotel Ellington F SF Superior First Class F First Class REF: FFULC leisurely VACATION $3225from land only Provenceparis & V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO pont du gard, nimes avignon’s famous “broken” bridge Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure.
  27. 27. 1 Depart from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in paris, france Welcome to Paris! Relax after checking in or start exploring. Later, join yourTravel Director for a Welcome Reception followed by an evening drive to see some of the city’s impressive sights. WR DAY 3 Paris Sightseeing & free time  Join a Local Guide on a morning tour.View the Champs Élysées, Arc deTriomphe and Notre Dame, and then ascend to the second level of the EiffelTower.The rest of the day is free. B 4 Paris. free time Today is free for you to explore Paris on your own.There are world-renowned museums, stylish shops and lively cafés and restaurants. Perhaps join an optional excursion – your Travel Director will have ideas. B 5 PARIS / TGV TRAIN / AVIGNON / AIX-EN-PROVENCE Board the high-speed TGVTrain and zip to Avignon. See the famous broken bridge, Place de l’Horloge and the Palace of the Popes. Afterward, continue to Aix-en-Provence where your evening is free. B 6 AIX-EN-PROVENCE SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME r See Place de la Rotonde, Cours Mirabeau and the thermal springs on an orientation drive. Later, drive through the Provençal countryside to Ménerbes, immortalized by Peter Mayle in his book AYear in Provence. Savor a delicious Be My Guest lunch at a family-run winery, and learn about the wines they produce. Return to Aix-en-Provence, with free time. B BG 7 AIX-EN-PROVENCE / ARLES / NÎMES  Arriving in Arles, see the Roman Amphi­ theater and Romanesque cathedral on a walking tour with a Local Guide. Continue to Nimes, where an orientation tour shows you the Roman Arena and the 2,000-year-old RomanTemple. B 8 NÎMES COOKING CLASS & free time Visit St. Remy de Provence Market to buy fresh produce for your culinary adventure!Then join a cooking class with a chef at a local restaurant. After you create and enjoy a delicious lunch, the balance of the day is free. B HL 9 NÎMES / CASSIS / NICE Drive south to coastal Cassis and take a cruise around the bay with its limestone coves. Then to Nice for a short tour including the Promenade des Anglais, Place Massena and the OldTown. B 10 MONACO & MONTE CARLO EXCURSION Drive along the Côte d’Azur to Monaco. See the Palace of the Grimaldi family and the Cathedral where Princess Grace and Prince Rainier were married. Continue along part of the Grand Prix circuit to Monte Carlo with the chance to visit a casino. Back in Nice, your time is free. B 11 NICE. free timE Spend the day exploring Nice at your own pace. Maybe visit the colorful flower market, relax on the beach or swim in the Mediterranean.This evening, join your fellow travelers at a Farewell Dinner with wine in a favorite restaurant. B FD 12 DEPART NICE You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B France NICENICE CASSISCASSIS ARLESARLES MÉNERBESMÉNERBES MONACOMONACO PARISPARIS AIX-EN- PROVENCE AIX-EN- PROVENCE NÎMESNÎMES AVIGNONAVIGNON Mediterranean Sea TGV Express 3 3 2 2 8 WINE TASTING or local wine with dinnerU unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r BE MY GUEST  LOCAL GUIDE the delightful provence countryside
  28. 28. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Madrid on Days 2 and 16 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 14 hot breakfasts (B); 6 three-course dinners (D) including a Be My Guest dinner (BG) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> High-speed train Seville/Madrid >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide:Toledo, Barcelona, Granada, Cordoba, Seville, Madrid Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMTHE USA & PRICES per person* Thursdays: Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 – $3,185 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – $3,185 Jun 6, 13, 20 – $3,099 Jun 27 – $3,285 Jul 4, 11 – $3,285 Jul 18, 25 – $3,150 Aug 1, 8, 15, 22 – $3,150 Aug 29 – $3,250 Sep 5, 12, 19, 26 – $3,250 Oct 3, 10, 17 – $3,185 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $790 (Jun 6-20 and Jul 18-Aug 22); $840 (all other departures) Triple Room Reduction: $60 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $329; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $246; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $164 Second Vacation Discount: up to $164 Young Traveler Discount: $310 FROMTHE USA madridto madrid your personally selected hotels Madrid | Rafael Atocha F Santander | Santemar SF Pamplona| Iruna Park F Barcelona| Vincci Bit F Valencia| Abba Acteon F Granada | Alhamar F Costa del Sol | Melia Costa del Sol SF inTorremolinos Seville| La Casa De La Juderia SF Madrid | Rafael Atocha F SF Superior First Class F First Class REF: SBES REGIONAL VACATION $3099from land only Spainbest of V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO Plaza de Espana, seville the guggenheim museum, bilbao Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure.
  29. 29. 1 Depart from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in madrid, spain This evening, meet yourTravel Director and traveling companions for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive. WR DAY 3 TOLEDO EXCURSION  InToledo, visit the Synagogue and the Church of SantoTomé with its El Greco masterpieces with your Local Guide. Later return to Madrid. B 4 MADRID / SANTANDER 8 In Burgos, visit El Cid’s tomb in the Gothic cathedral. Cross the Cantabrian Mountains to Santander. B D 5 SANTANDER / PAMPLONA 8 Stop in Bilbao and visit San Sebastian, on the way to Pamplona, famous for the annual running of the bulls. B D 6 PAMPLONA / BARCELONA In Zaragoza, view the Cathedrals of El Pilar and La Seo.Then on to Barcelona. B 7 BARCELONA SIGHTSEEING & free timE  U See the Gothic quarter, Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, the Columbus Monument and stroll along Las Ramblas with a Local Guide. Get a Unique Insight into Spanish cuisine on a guided walk through the food stalls of La Boqueria Market. Afterward, your time is free. B 8 BARCELONA / VALENCIA 8 Drive to Peñiscola and on toValencia. See the highlights on an orientation tour. B D 9 VALENCIA / GUADIX / GRANADA 8 Travel inland to view the troglodyte cave dwellings at Guadix. On via the jagged Mora Pass to the Moorish city of Granada. B D 10 GRANADA / COSTA DEL SOL  Your Local Guide takes you on a tour of the spectacular Moorish Alhambra Palace.Then on the sunny Costa del Sol. B 11 COSTA DEL SOL. free timE Today you are free to do as you please. B 12 cordoba EXCURSION  Head north to Cordoba. A Local Guide will take you to visit the Mosque of the Caliphs with its striking arches and Byzantine mosaics. In the old Jewish neighborhood, visit the ruins of the 14th-century mudejar-style synagogue. Later, return to the Costa del Sol, where your evening is free. B 13 COSTA DEL SOL / GIBRALTAR  / SEVILLE Cross to the Rock of Gibraltar for duty-free shopping. Back in Spain, travel to Seville. B  The visit to Gibraltar is subject to Gibraltarian and Spanish visa requirements. Check visa requirements with your Travel Agent or local consulate(s). Responsibility for obtaining visa rests with the traveler. 14 SEVILLE SIGHTSEEING & free timE  r See the highlights of Seville with a Local Guide this morning.Tonight, join your companions for a Be My Guest dinner at a hacienda. B BG 15 SEVILLE / MADRID  Take a high-speed train to Madrid. A Local Guide will show you the highlights.Then, visit the world-famous Prado Museum.This evening, celebrate at a Farewell Dinner. B FD 16 DEPART madrid You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B BARCELONABARCELONA PEÑISCOLAPEÑISCOLA Spain MEDITERRANEAN SEAVALENCIAVALENCIA GRANADAGRANADA SEVILLESEVILLE MADRIDMADRID GUADIXGUADIX CORDOBACORDOBA TOLEDOTOLEDO Portugal GIBRALTARGIBRALTAR COSTA DEL SOLCOSTA DEL SOL PAMPLONAPAMPLONA SANTANDERSANTANDER BILBAOBILBAO SAN SEBASTIANSAN SEBASTIAN BURGOSBURGOS ZARAGOZAZARAGOZA High SpeedTrain 12 1 1 2 3 2 1 1 8 WINE TASTING or local wine with dinnerU unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r BE MY GUEST  LOCAL GUIDE the basilica de nuestra senora del pilar in zaragoza
  30. 30. V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO Spanish Salsa YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Madrid on day 2 and in Barcelona on day 10 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Kick-Off Party (KP) with your Travel Director >> 8 hot breakfasts (B); 3 ­three-course dinners (D) including a Be My Guest barbecue (BG) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with drinks >> Services of a professional Travel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard ­restroom >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Barcelona Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hiddentreasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Just 4 KidsTravel Pack >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo your personally selected hotels Madrid | NH Eurobuilding F Seville | Tryp Macarena F Granada | Alhamar F Valencia | NovotelValencia F Barcelona | Hesperia Fira Suite F F First Class DEPARTURES FROMTHE USA & PRICES per person* Fridays: Mar 22, 29 – $2,025 Apr 5, 12 – $2,025 May 31 – $2,025 Jun 7, 14, 21 – $2,025 Jun 28 – $1,999 Jul 5, 12 – $1,999 Aug 2, 9 – $1,999 Sep 20, 27 – $2,025 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $430 Triple Room Reduction: $135 Quad Room Reduction: $200 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $203; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $152; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $101 Second Vacation Discount: up to $101 Young Traveler Discount: $200 REF: FPWO 1 DEPART USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in MADRID, SPAIN After check-in, there is time to explore. Later, gather for a Kick-Off Party. KP 3 TOLEDO EXCURSION & MADRID SIGHTSEEING  Drive toToledo, where a walking tour with a Local Guide includes a visit to the Synagogue and the Church of SantoTomé.Then back to Madrid to see the Cervantes Memorial in the Plaza de España, the Puerta del Sol and more. B 4 MADRID / CORDOBA / SEVILLE r Head to Cordoba to visit the Mosque of the Caliphs. Continue to Seville and enjoy a Be My Guest barbecue, Spanish style! B BG 5 SEVILLE SIGHTSEEING & free timE   See the cathedral with the tomb of Christopher Columbus and Maria Luisa Park, then walk through the Jewish quarter with a Local Guide. Later, take an exciting Flamenco dancing lesson, a Local Specialty. B 6 SEVILLE / GRANADA  Admire the scenery as you drive to Granada. Join a Local Guide for a sightseeing tour which includes a visit to one of the most impressive sights in Spain, the MoorishAlhambra Palace. Don’t miss the exotic water gardens of the Generalife, with superb views across the town and surrounding hills. B 7 GRANADA / VALENCIA  Drive to Guadix to see the unique cave dwellings. Then on toValencia to see the Bull Ring.Valencia is where paella was invented, and you will learn how to make this seafood dish and eat it too! B D 8 VALENCIA / BARCELONA  Stop in Peñiscola, dominated by the medieval castle.Then on to Barcelona for a tour with a Local Guide highlighting the architectural creations of Gaudi, the Ramblas and more. B 9 FC BARCELONA’S CAMP NOU EXCURSION U Head out to Camp Nou, FC Barcelona’s football stadium.Visit the museum here and see their trophies. Then there’s free time in the city.This evening, celebrate the end of your Spanish vacation at a special Farewell Dinner. B FD 10 DEPART BARCELONA Included transfer to the airport (conditions apply) where your vacation ends. B FAMILY VACATION DAY FROMTHE USA MADRIDTO BARCELONA $1999from land only Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. MADRIDMADRID PEÑISCOLAPEÑISCOLA S p a i n BARCELONABARCELONA TOLEDO CORDOBA VALENCIAVALENCIA SEVILLESEVILLE GRANADAGRANADA GUADIX 22 2 1 1 U unique insights 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY r be my guest LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE
  31. 31. 98 V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO 1 DEPART from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 ARRIVE in LISBON, PORTUGAL Tonight, join yourTravel Director for aWelcome Reception and an orientation drive.WR 3 LISBON SIGHTSEEING & free timE  Visit the Hieronymite Monastery withVasco da Gama’s tomb on a tour with a Local Guide. On to view BelemTower and the Monument to the Discoveries.Your afternoon is free. B 4 LISBON / VILAMOURA Drive south, crossing the RiverTagus to the Algarve coast andVilamoura. ­B 5 ALGARVE EXCURSION 8 Admire spectacular views from the Sagres Peninsula. Follow the coast to Cape St.Vincent, and visit the resort of Lagos, where Henry the Navigator lived.Tonight, meet for a Highlight Dinner. B HD 6 VILAMOURA / EVORA  8 Cross the Serra de Caldeirao to Evora.Visit the cathedral, the Roman temple and Ossuary Chapel with a Local Guide. Spend time this afternoon exploring the city walls and lanes. B D 7 EVORA / VISEU North to Castelo deVide and wander through narrow alleys and the Jewish quarter. In Belmonte, see the Roman tower. Arrive later atViseu. B 8 VISEU / MATEUS / OPORTO r Travel through the DouroValley where port wine is produced. Explore the gardens at the Palacio de Mateus. Savor a Be My Guest lunch at a traditional “quinta,” then on to Oporto. B BG 9 OPORTO SIGHTSEEING & free timE 8 See the highlights of Oporto, then enjoy a wine tasting at a port cellar.The afternoon is free. B 10 OPORTO / FATIMA 8 In Coimbra, see ancient squares and visit the University with an ornate Baroque library. Stop in the Roman town of Conimbriga and visit the Convent of Christ atTomar. On to Fatima. B D 11 FATIMA / LISBON Visit the Basilica at the pilgrimage site of Fatima. At Batalha, visit the monastery. Stop in the fishing town of Nazaré and medieval Obidos. Back in Lisbon, gather for a Farewell Dinner. B FD 12 DEPART LISBON You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B fromthe usa Lisbonto lisbon PortugalBest of YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Lisbon on Days 2 and 12 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 10 hot breakfasts (B); a Be My Guest lunch (BG); 4 three-course dinners (D) including a Highlight Dinner with wine (HD) and a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professional Travel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard ­restroom >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Lisbon, Evora, Oporto Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo your personally selected hotels Lisbon | HF Fenix Urban F Vilamoura | PestanaVila Sol Resort MD Evora | M’ar De Ar Muralhas SF Viseu | GraoVasco F Oporto | HF Ipanema Porto F Fatima | Hotel Fatima F Lisbon |Corinthia SF MD Moderate Deluxe SF Superior First Class F First Class $1985from land only REF: PORT DEPARTURES FROMTHE USA & PRICES per person* Tuesdays: Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – $1,985 May 7, 14, 21, 28 – $1,985 Jun 4, 11, 18, 25 – $1,985 Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – $1,985 Aug 6, 13, 20, 27 – $1,985 Sep 3, 10, 17, 24 – $1,999 Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – $1,985 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $430 Triple Room Reduction: $40 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $200; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $150; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $100 Second Vacation Discount: up to $100 Young Traveler Discount: $190 REGIONAL VACATION DAY Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. VILAMOURAVILAMOURA VISEUVISEU LISBONLISBON EVORAEVORA LAGOSLAGOS OPORTOOPORTO Portugal OBIDOSOBIDOS BELMONTEBELMONTE CASTELO DEVIDE CASTELO DEVIDE CAPE ST.VINCENT CAPE ST.VINCENT ALGARVEAlgarve DOURO VALLEYDouro Valley ALENTEJOAlentejo FATIMAFATIMA GUIMARÃESGUIMARÃES MATEUSMATEUS CONIMBRIGACONIMBRIGA NAZARÉNAZARÉ BATALHABATALHA TOMARTOMAR COIMBRACOIMBRA 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 8 WINE TASTING or local wine with dinnerr BE MY GUEST  LOCAL GUIDE 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY
  32. 32. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers inAmsterdam on Day 2 and in Paris on Day 8 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> 6 buffet breakfasts (B); 3 three-course dinners (D) >> Services of a professionalTravel Director >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Sightseeing, special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary >> Portfolio of travel documents DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Sundays: Apr 14, 21, 28 – $1,299 May 5, 12, 19, 26 – $1,299 Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – $1,299 Jul 7, 14, 21, 28 – $1,299 Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 – $1,299 Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – $1,325 Oct 6, 13 – $1,299 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. Single Room Supplement: $250 Triple Room Reduction: $20 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $133; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $99; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $66 Second Vacation Discount: up to $66 Young Traveler Discount: $130 fromthe usa amsterdamto paris your personally selected hotels Amsterdam | Ibis Amsterdam Airport ST Rhineland | Ramada Neustadt MF Lake Lucerne | Himmelrich F Paris | Courtyard Paris Arcueil F F First Class MF Moderate First Class ST SuperiorTourist Class REF: EGOEA $1299from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO low cost VACATION Europeglimpse of Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. amsterdam cruise on the rhine past little towns and vineyards
  33. 33. 1 Depart from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in Amsterdam, Netherlands Welcome to Amsterdam!You will be transferred to your hotel.This afternoon, an orientation tour of the city includes views of the MintTower beside the floating flower market and Dam Square.The rest of the day is free to explore on your own or perhaps take a canal cruise in a glass-roofed boat. DAY 3 Amsterdam / Rhineland, Germany Travel through the Dutch countryside, passing Utrecht and Arnhem. Cross into Germany and on to the picturesque RhineValley. Embark on a cruise on the Rhine River, sailing past little towns and vineyards. Disembark and continue to your hotel in the Rhineland city of Weinstrasse. B D 4 Rhineland / heidelberg / Lake Lucerne, Switzerland Head to Heidelberg and take in views of the red sandstone castle. Continue through the Black Forest region, famous for its cuckoo clocks, smoked ham and Black Forest cake. Then cross the border into Switzerland. Stop to admire impressive Rhine Falls before heading to the scenic region of Lake Lucerne. Later, you might want to attend an optional Swiss Folklore Show and hear the Alphorn and yodelling. B D 5 Lucerne Orientation & free time A tour of this medieval city highlights the Lion Monument, built in memory of Louis XVI’s courageous Swiss Guards, the Chapel Bridge and the Baroque Jesuit Church. Later, perhaps take an optional excursion to the top of one of the surrounding moutains or wander through the quaint streets of old town and shop for Swiss chocolate or watches. B D 6 Lake Lucerne / Paris, France Head north across the border into France. Pass Belfort and the remains of the Maginot Line, built afterWWI, and on through the Burgundy region with views of the vineyards. Continue past the rolling farmland of Auxerre. Arriving in dazzling Paris, your evening is at leisure. Perhaps take an optional illuminations tour of the city. B 7 Paris Sightseeing & free time Your guided morning sightseeing tour includes views of the Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde, the Arc deTriomphe, EiffelTower and Notre Dame Cathedral.The rest of the day is at leisure. B 8 Depart Paris You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B impressive rhine falls in schaffhausen ST. GOARST. GOAR France AMSTERDAMAMSTERDAM LAKE LUCERNELAKE LUCERNE PARISPARIS BOPPARDBOPPARD Switzerland ARNHEMARNHEM SCHAFFHAUSENSCHAFFHAUSEN Netherlands Germany Rhine Cruise HEIDELBERGHEIDELBERG RHINELANDRHINELAND 2 1 2 1 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY
  34. 34. YOURTRAVELVALUE INCLUDES >> Airport transfers in Rome on Day 2 and in London on Day 11 >> Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling >> Welcome Reception (WR) with light snacks and drinks >> 9 breakfasts (B); 2 three-course dinners (D) including a Farewell Dinner (FD) with wine >> Services of a professionalTravel Director while touring; host service in London >> Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom >> Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Rome, Paris, London Headsets M for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary hidden treasure A unique experience provided by yourTravel Director >> Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges >> Portfolio of travel documents >> Souvenir photo DEPARTURES FROMthe USA & PRICES per person* Sundays: Mar 31 – $2,635 Apr 7 – $2,735 Apr 14, 21, 28 – $2,835 May 5, 12, 19, 26 – $2,835 Jun 2, 9, 16, 23 – $2,835 Jun 30 – $2,775 Jul 7, 14, 21,28 – $2,775 Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 – $2,775 Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – $2,865 Oct 6, 13, 20, 27 – $2,835 Nov 3‡, 10‡, 17‡, 24‡ – $2,425 Dec 1‡, 8‡, 15‡ – $2,425 Dec 22‡§ – $2,499 Dec 29‡§ – $2,585 2014‡: Jan 5, 12, 19, 26 – $2,425 Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 – $2,425 Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – $2,425 *Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. International airfare between your U.S. gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end cities is not included in the prices above. Brendan Vacations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book. § Holiday Departures: Christmas and New Year Celebrations have been arranged for these departures. ‡ Winter Departures (REF: WROL): Please note, these departures are subject to itinerary, hotel, discount and price modifications. Details will be confirmed in Apr 2013. Single Room Supplement: $590 (Nov 3-Mar 30, ’14), $700 (all other departures) Triple Room Reduction: $50 Early Payment Discount: pay by Dec 27 & save up to $287; pay by Feb 28 & save up to $215; pay by Apr 30 & save up to $143 Second Vacation Discount: up to $143 Young Traveler Discount: $260 fromthe usa rometo london your personally selected hotels Rome | Crowne Plaza St. Peters SF Venice | NH Laguna Palace SF Lucerne | Radisson Blu Lucerne F Paris | Renaissance La Defense SF London | Cumberland MD MD Moderate Deluxe SF Superior First Class F First Class REF: EROL $2425from land only V A C A T I O N P A C E leisurely LET’S GO DISCOVERY VACATION Dreameuropean Visit BrendanVacations.com for all Definite Departures ✔ and up-to-date information on itineraries and optional excursions. Operated in conjunction with our sister company This itinerary is available exclusively on our website. It does not appear in our printed brochure. rome’s colosseum was originally called the flavian amphitheater london
  35. 35. 1 Depart from the USA Board your overnight transatlantic flight. 2 Arrive in Rome, Italy Welcome to Rome!There is time to relax and unwind.Tonight, enjoy aWelcome Reception followed by an orientation drive around the city. WR 3 Rome Sightseeing & free time  Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica to see Michelangelo’s masterpiece, La Pietà.Then cross theTiber River and take in views of the Forum, Colosseum and Circus Maximus.The afternoon and evening are free. B 4 Rome / Venice  Travel north through the rolling Italian countryside toVenice. Upon arrival, cruise along the Grand Canal, viewing the Basilica and the Doges Palace. Next, visit a glass­ blowing workshop for a demonstration of this Local Specialty.Your evening is free. B 5 Venice / Verona / Lucerne, switzerland Head toVerona and see the Roman Amphitheater and Juliet’s balcony. Continue to cross the border into Switzerland and on to lovely lakeside Lucerne. B D 6 Lucerne sightseeing & free time See the moving Lion Monument and walk along the covered wooden Chapel Bridge.Then your time is free to take an optional mountain excursion or shop for Swiss watches and tempting chocolate. B 7 Lucerne / Paris, France Journey to the border between Switzerland and France. Crossing into France, see the vineyards of Burgundy. Continue on to glittering Paris. B 8 Paris Sightseeing & free time  A morning sightseeing tour with a Local Guide includes views of the Champs Élysées and the Arc deTriomphe. Ascend the EiffelTower to the second level for wonderful views of the city.The afternoon is free.Tonight, relish a Farewell Dinner. B FD 9 Paris / London, England Drive north to Calais, where you board a Channel ferry for Dover, then continue by coach to London. B 10 London Sightseeing & free time  Join a Local Guide and see the highlights of the English capital.Your tour includes views of Big Ben, the elegant Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and more. The afternoon and evening are free to relax, do some last- minute shopping, or explore more on your own. B 11 Depart London You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. B DAY construction on notre dame cathedral began in 1163 LONDONLONDON DOVERDOVER France NORTH SEA VENICEVENICE ROMEROME LUCERNELUCERNE PARISPARIS CALAISCALAIS Germany England Netherlands Austria Italy Switzerland Belgium Luxembourg VERONAVERONA 2 2 2 2 1 1 OVERNIGHT STAY 1 START CITY 1 END CITY  LOCAL SPECIALTY  LOCAL GUIDE burgundy is known for her fine wines
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