Continuing Education to Oversee Excursion; Visits to Venice, Milan, Italian Alps Planned

PHOTO: Borromean IslandsMIDDLETOWN, N.Y. -- SUNY Orange’s Continuing and Professional Education’s Travel-Learn program will be sponsoring a trip to northern Italy next summer, with visits to the Italian Alps, Venice, Milan and Lake Maggiore included on the July 12-22 trip.

Barry Kass, professor emeritus of anthropology at the College, will serve as escort for the trip and instructor of the pre-trip programs, which will include informational seminars to be held on the Middletown campus prior to departure.

Trip highlights include: Lake Maggiore and Lake Como in the Italian Alps; the palaces and ornamental gardens on the Borromean Islands (above) on Lake Maggiore; the cities of Milan, Verona and Padua; a museum in Bolzano devoted to the famous “Iceman” discovery in the Italian Alps; a wine tasting and ‘rustic’ lunch on a balsamic wine estate in Modena; and three nights in Venice.

Cost for the trip is $3,298 per person, based upon double occupancy for all hotels (for single occupancy, add an additional $548), and includes round-trip airfare, nine nights of accommodations, continental breakfast buffets daily, welcome dinner, farewell dinner, one lunch, museum entrance fees and guide services. The cost does not include CAPE registration fee, tips to porters or airline fuel surcharge.

To reserve space or obtain additional information, contact Kass by phone at (845) 341-4364 or (845) 733-1830, or via email at Information can also be obtained by calling the College’s continuing education staff at (845) 341-4890.


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Mike Albright
Communications Officer
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Middletown, NY 10940