Travel to Rome with the Penticton Art Gallery

6 spots still available!

Projected dates: Saturday, September 22 to Sunday, September 30, 2018
Price: $3,670 (non-refundable deposit of $2,000)


Penticton Art Gallery’s arTTalks lectures are going on the road!


The Penticton Art Gallery is proud to announce a cultural travel component to the lecture series delivered by Dr. Antonella De Michelis, PhD. We will touch
the travertine of the Colosseum, walk the ancient basalt cobbles and trace the footsteps of Pope Joan.


Each day will start with a museum visit, followed by an afternoon walking tour both led by Dr. De Michelis. The travel package includes private coach transfer from airport, a week’s transit pass, 8 nights accommodation with breakfast, a welcome aperitivo and 6 hosted meals (wine included), all museum entrance fees (with headsets), and a day excursion to the archeological site of Ostia Antica with a guest archaeologist.


Proposed Itinerary:


Saturday - Travel day; private coach/bus transfer to hotel.


Sunday - Museum visit: Castel Sant’Angelo. Onsite tour: Via Papalis, the Pope’s Road. Welcome aperitivo (included).


Monday -  Museum visits: Colosseum & Roman Forum. Onsite tour: The underground levels of the Basilica of San Clemente. Group dinner (included).


Tuesday - Museum visit: Villa Farnesina. Onsite tour: William Kentridge Embankment murals & Jewish Ghetto. Group dinner (included).


Wednesday - Museum visit: Villa Borghese. Onsite tour: The Caravaggios. Group dinner (included).


Thursday - Museum visit: Vatican Museums & St. Peter’s. Free evening.


Friday - Onsite tours: Garbatella Neighborhood & EUR World Fair Site of Mussolini
(visit to EATALY- introduction to the slow food movement). Group dinner (included).


Saturday - Day excursion to the archaeological site of Ostia Antica with Dr. Crispin Corrado; Beach side aperitivo & lunch (included). Free evening.


Sunday -  Travel day; private coach/bus transfer to airport.


Package does not include airfare or travel insurance. Lunches will be brown bag (unless indicated).