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Piero della Francesca

28 Oct — 4 Nov 2019 | Tour Director: Lucrezia Walker

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Tour Director

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Lucrezia Walker,

BA, MA

Art historian and National Gallery lecturer.

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London Heathrow 1100, arriving Pisa 1415. Transfer to Città di Castello for seven nights at Hotel Tiferno.

Day

2

Sansepolcro: Romanesque-Gothic Duomo and Civic Museum. Afternoon: hamlet of Monterchi and Museo della Madonna del Parto. Evening lecture.

Day

3

Whole day excursion to Perugia: Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria, Collegio del Cambio, Merchants’ Guild, Cappella Sansevero. Free evening.

Day

4

Città di Castello: Palazzo Vitelli alla Cannoniera, Palazzo Communale, San Domenico, Duomo. Evening lecture.

Day

5

Whole day excursion to Arezzo: San Francesco, San Donato, walking tour including 14th century town hall and Piazza Grande. Evening lecture.

Day

6

Whole day excursion through Apennine Mountains to Urbino for Ducal Palace (inspiration for Castiglione’s Book of the Courtier): ducal apartments and Galleria Nazionale. Free afternoon in Urbino followed by San Bernardino. Free evening.

Day

7

Whole day excursion to Cortona: Museo Diocesano, optional independent visits to Santa Maria del Calcinaio, San Domenico and Museo dell’Accademia Etrusca.

Day

8

Transfer to Pisa for 1510 departure, arriving Heathrow 1635.

Tour Dates

28 Oct — 4 Nov 2019

Days

8

Cost

£1995

Tour Code

PIER-19

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Cost of £1995 includes: return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, five dinners with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, single room supplement £130.

 
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