BOOKING OPEN, Battlefield Tour Northern Italy
18th September 2018 @ 8:00 am - 23rd September 2018 @ 5:00 pm
BATTLEFIELD TOUR – Northern Italy - 18 to 23 SEPTEMBER 2018
BOOKING NOW OPEN
Jim Storr announces the Battlefield Tour to Northern Italy in September 2018, as first advertised at this year’s AGM.
Details of the Tour are to be found in the documentation below.
If you would like to attend the Tour please respond to Jim by 1 December via the Response Form - see the Contact details at the foot of this post.
Please note that in the first instance this tour is only open the BCMH Members and their partners.
The tour dates are confirmed as Tuesday, 18th to Sunday, 23rd September 2018. The Group will fly to Verona airport on Tuesday 18th and fly back to Britain on Sunday 23rd.
The tour itinerary is, in outline:
-Wednesday 19th: Peschiera and Pastrengo.
- Thursday 20th: Asiago area and Verona.
- Friday 21st: Rivoli Veronese
- Saturday 22nd: Riva del Garda
The detailed programme is attached.
A revised Powerpoint presentation. This differs slightly from that which Jim delivered at the AGM and which has been on the website. If you are interested in the Tour please run through it again. Revised material is highlighted. BCMH Italy Tour V2.2
Response Form Download
Accommodation will be as follows:
2 nights Hotel Mod 05, Sandrà.
3 nights Hotel Zanella, Nago-Torbole.
We will be accompanied by restoration architect Dr Elizabeth Foroni (University of Mantua) and historian Professor Gastone Breccia (University of Padua).
Reaching a few of the sites will require some walking. Tour members will need boots and outdoor clothing. Please do not apply to join the tour unless you can walk three miles in an hour, including some uphill, and if necessary do that twice in a day. A healthy 60 year old or a fit 70 year old will be able to visit all the sites.
The cost of the tour includes: 5 nights B&B accommodation (based on 2 persons sharing), minibus or coach hire (including airport transfers in Italy), one group dinner, four packed lunches, all entrance fees and a guide to the forts on Monte Brione.
The cost will depends on group numbers and the exchange rate. The target price is £440; upper and lower limits are £370 to £490. Single rooms are available, and all group members will require travel insurance. The more people who go, the lower the price will be.
Acceptance will be on a first come, first served basis. BCMH members may take part in both the Italy and the Malta tours. However, if the Italy tour is overbooked, anybody also taking part in the Malta tour will be invited to withdraw.
Contact Jim Storr at firstname.lastname@example.org.