International Tour 2017 – Italy

Thursday, July 6th - Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Milan|Venice|Florence|Rome


Tour Itinerary 


Day 1 -- Thursday, July 6th -- Transit to Milan

  • • Departure via air service to Milan
  • • Overnight flight

Day 2 -- Friday, July 7th -- Milan

  • • Late morning arrival in Milan
  • • Lunch
  • • Guided city tour of Milan
  • • Hotel Check-in
  • • Evening Dinner and overnight

Day 3 -- Saturday, July 8th -- Milan/Transit to Venice

  • • Breakfast at the hotel
  • • Early morning coach transfer to Verona (setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet)
  • • Lunch
  • • Afternoon arrival in Venice for an introductory visit to La Serenissima (the most Serene Republic of Venice)
  • • Late Evening Dinner in Venice
  • • Hotel Check-in and overnight

Day 4 -- Sunday, July 9th -- Venice

  • • Breakfast at the hotel
  • • Morning walking tour of Venice to explore the beautiful city of canals
  • • Lunch
  • • Afternoon guided tour featuring Doges Palace, seat of the rulers of Venice, the famous Bridge of Sighs and St. Mark's Basilica
  • • Evening Dinner and overnight

Day 5 -- Monday, July 10th -- Venice/Transit to Florence

  • • Breakfast at the hotel
  • • Morning coach transfer to Florence
  • • Walking tour through Florence's beautiful Renaissance streets
  • • Lunch
  • • Guided tour of the Duomo (cathedral) and visits to the Gates of Paradise (bronze doors of the baptistery), Piazza della Signoria (main square), Ponte Vecchio (bridge) and Santa Croce (church which features the tombs of Michelangelo, Galileo and others)
  • • Hotel Check-in
  • • Evening Dinner and overnight

Day 6 -- Tuesday, July 11th -- Florence

  • • Breakfast at the hotel
  • • Guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery (the great treasure house of Florentine Renaissance art)
  • • Lunch
  • • Free Time for an optional visit to the Accademia Gallery, which houses Michelangelo's David
  • • Evening Dinner and overnight

Day 7 -- Wednesday, July 12th -- Pisa/Lucca

  • • Breakfast at the hotel
  • • Coach transfer to Pisa where you will see the famous Leaning Tower and learn its history
  • • Lunch
  • • Short coach transfer to beautiful Lucca (home town of the composer Giacomo Puccini)
  • • City Exploration and Shopping
  • • Evening Dinner and overnight

Day 8 -- Thursday, July 13th -- Assisi/Transit to Rome

  • • Breakfast at the hotel
  • • Morning coach transfer to Assisi, home of the Franciscan Order of the Friars
  • • Walking tour through the medieval city streets and guided tour of the Basilica of Saint Francis
  • • Lunch
  • • Free Time and Shopping
  • • Afternoon coach transfer to Rome
  • • Hotel Check-in
  • • Evening Dinner and overnight

Day 9 -- Friday, July 14th -- Rome/Vatican City

  • • Breakfast at the hotel
  • • Guided tour of the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica
  • • Lunch
  • • City Exploration and Shopping
  • • Evening Dinner and overnight

Day 10 -- Saturday, July 15th -- Ancient Rome

  • • Breakfast at the hotel
  • • Guided tour of the Roman Forum (heart of the ancient city of Rome) and the Colosseum (legendary amphitheater featuring gladiatorial games)
  • • City Exploration and Shopping
  • • Closing Dinner and overnight

Day 11 -- Sunday, July 16th -- Transit to Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C.

  • • Breakfast at the hotel
  • • Early morning departure via air service to Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C.

The 2017 International Tour will also feature stunning NCC performances and musical appearances in Venice, Florence and Rome. Details will be announced in the coming months. We look forward to yet another extraordinary travel experience for our students and families!