College’s Continuing Education Department Sponsoring July Trip to South of France

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. -- SUNY Orange and its Continuing and Professional Education Department are sponsoring a trip to the French Riviera and Provence from July 15-24 next summer.

Highlights of the trip include: hotel stays in Nice on the French Riviera, Aix-en-Provence, and Avignon in Provence; visits to Marseilles, Monte Carlo, Cannes and Antibes on the Cote D’ Azur, and the beautiful countryside of Provence, including Arles, les Baux and St. Remy de Provence. The group will also be treated to tours of Paul Cezanne’s studio in Aix-en-Provence and the room in St. Remy where Vincent Van Gogh lived and painted some of his most memorable works.

Tour participants will also visit the Palace of the Popes in Avignon, the largest Gothic Palace in Europe, and will enjoy stops at the artist’s village of St. Paul de Vence and the Pont du Gard, an amazing and monumental Roman aqueduct spanning the Gard River.

The trip cost is $3,948 per person (double occupancy). Single occupancy will cost an additional $748. Participants must register for a one-credit continuing education credit through CAPE (approximately $60). Airport security tax of $147 per person is not included in the overall fee. The cost of the main program includes round-trip airfare, eight-nights’ accommodations, museum and site entrance fees, bus service, airport transfers and in-country guide services.

Included with the trip are all breakfasts, a welcome to France dinner upon arrival, a farewell dinner upon departure, and expert English-speaking guides. An optional three-night trip extension to Paris can be included for an additional $795 per person (double occupancy). Tips to local guides and bus driver, and any personal expenses are not included.

The trip is open to all faculty, students, staff and the general public. Participation is limited. Anyone who submits a deposit of $500 by Dec. 15 will receive a $50 Super Saver discount.

For information, program itinerary and registration forms, contact tour leader Barry D. Kass, professor emeritus of anthropology, at (845) 341-4364 office, (845) 733-1830 home, or at

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Mike Albright
Communications Officer
115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940