1 July 9 th 19 th, 2019 (11 days / 10 nights) Hosted by Jeff Elkins Minister of Worship First Baptist Church, Tulsa, OK Features MINISTRY concerts in FLORENCE, MONTECATINI, VENICE, ORVIETO, & ROME ENJOY the extraordinary sights and scenes of MONTECATINI, CINQUE TERRE, FLORENCE, PISA & LUCCA, VENICE, & ROME! TAKE the VATICAN TOUR including the SISTINE CHAPEL, ST. PETER S BASILICA and the COLOSSEUM! EXPLORE the breathtaking cliffs and ocean views along the CINQUE TERRE! EXPERIENCE the PIAZZA DEL DUOMO and the incredible SANTA MARIA DEL FIORE CATHEDRAL, GIOTTO S CAMPANILE, the BASILICA OF SANTA CROCE, the famous LEANING TOWER OF PISA, and the endless shopping of LUCCA! INDULGE in a private boat ride to PIAZZA SAN MARCO for a guided tour of this amazing city and a romantic GONDOLA ride around the famous canals of VENICE! MUSICIANS AND NON-MUSICIANS WELCOME! Celebration Concert Tours International Aspen Grove Drive, Suite 140, Franklin, TN Phone - (615) Fax - (615) Website -
2 Tentative Daily Itinerary (Subject to change) Tuesday, July 9 th Depart USA Depart the US for overnight flights to Rome Wednesday, July 10 th Rome / Montecatini Terme Early morning flight arrivals in Rome Welcome by our local guides Depart for Montecatini Terme Stop along the way for lunch on own Check-in to our hotel Welcome Dinner at hotel Evening free Overnight in Montecatini Terme Thursday, July 11 th Cinque Terre Depart for La Spezia Board our private boat for guided tour along the Cinque Terre Lunch on own Depart for Montecatini Terme Evening free Overnight in Montecatini Terme Friday, July 12 th - Florence Depart for Florence Guided walking tour of Florence Lunch on own / Free time in Florence Concert at the Oratorio of San Filippo Neri Dinner on your own in Florence after the concert Depart for hotel Overnight in Montecatini Terme Saturday, July 13 th Montecatini / Pisa / Lucca Montecatini Terme / Optional Free Day Optional Tour (additional cost) Depart for Pisa Free time in Pisa Depart for Lucca Free time in Lucca Lunch on your own in Lucca Depart for Montecatini Terme All Participants Evening outdoor concert in Montecatini Terme Dinner on own Overnight in Montecatini
3 Sunday, July 14 th Verona / Venice Mestre Check-out of our hotel Depart for Verona Guided walking tour of Verona including a stop by the balcony of Shakespeare s Juliet from Romeo & Juliet Afternoon free for lunch on your own and shopping Depart for Venice Mestre Check-in to our hotel Dinner at hotel Overnight in Venice Mestre Monday, July 15 th Venice Depart for Venice Board our private boat for Piazza San Marco (Venice City Center) Guided walking tour of Venice Including admission into St. Mark s Cathedral Afternoon free for lunch on your own o Opportunity to take a Gondola Ride through the canals of Venice Sing for mass at St. Mark s Basilica Dinner on your own in Venice Depart for our hotel Overnight in Venice Mestre Tuesday, July 16 th Orvieto / Rome Check out of our hotel Depart for Orvieto Guided walking tour of Orvieto Afternoon free for lunch on your own and shopping Concert at the Duomo Dinner at a local restaurant Depart for Rome Check-in to our hotel Overnight in Rome Wednesday, July 17 th Rome Morning guided walking tour of Rome including admission to the Colosseum Lunch on own Afternoon free to explore the Ancient City of Rome (Roman Forum, Mamertine Prison, Trevi Fountain, etc.) Depart for Basilica of San Paolo fuori le Mura Final concert at Basilica of San Paolo fuori le Mura Depart for hotel Dinner on your own Evening free Overnight in Rome
4 Thursday, July 18 th Rome / Vatican City Guided walking tour of the Vatican including the museums, Sistine Chapel, & St. Peter s Basilica Lunch on your own Depart for our hotel Optional Visit to Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and the Spanish Steps with our local guide Free time to explore Depart for the hotel All Participants Farewell Dinner at Papa Rex Panoramic Bus Tour Rome by Night Depart for our hotel Overnight in Rome Friday, July 19 th Departure Depart for airport and check-in for flights back to the USA
5 What s Included 1. Transportation by modern motor coach 2. Accommodations at excellent hotels 3. Local tour managers and guides 4. Buffet breakfast each day 5. 4 dinners provided 6. A final packet including an itinerary with details pertaining to the trip and luggage tags 7. Rental fees of performance venues and promotional costs 8. Individual health insurance coverage 9. Tour management, and coordination of all items related to the tour 10. Assistance from CCT Staff throughout the tour 11. Admissions to St. Mark s Cathedral, Colosseum, Vatican Museums, & St. Peters Basilica 12. Private boat cruise along the Cinque Terre 13. Audio receivers for all guided tours 1. Tips to drivers and guides 2. Airfare 3. Meals not specified in the itinerary 4. Travel to and from your home to departure airport Not Included
6 Getting Started To register, each participant must complete the following steps: Step 1: Go to and click on the green Get Started button. Then, go to Experience Italy 2019 and click on the green Book Tour button. Select your Occupancy, Extension and Payment Plan. Read and agree to the Registrant Agreement by signing with your initials. ***If you are taking advantage of an early registration discount, please enter your discount code in the appropriate box. See Registrant Agreement for discount code. Step 2: Create a CCT account, each registrant must have their own account with a unique address. ***For insurance and hotel booking reasons, each registrant will need their own CCT account and address for correspondence. If you do not have your own address, please contact our office for assistance in setting one up.*** Step 3: Create a password and enter your contact information. Step 4: Enter the info about your choir, passport (international trips only), emergency contact, medical conditions, etc. If you do not know this information, you may enter it later by logging in to your account and clicking on the My Information tab. Step 5: Select your payment method. For check/money order, you will submit the payment offline to Celebration Concert Tours office. For credit card, enter during step 6. Note: You can manage your credit card on file and make payments by logging in to your CCT account. Just log in and click the green Add Payment button on the right side of the screen. You will then be able to schedule either recurring payments or a 1-time credit card charge. Your payment history and scheduled payments can be viewed by clicking on Payment History. If you have any questions about this process, please call our office at (615) Step 6: Review your booking information and enter your credit card information. Then press Confirm and Submit Order. If you need any assistance at any point or have any questions, feel free to call or our office. Note: Deposit is required to complete your registration and secure any early registration discounts. If paying by check, check must be postmarked by the discount deadline date. ENJOY YOUR TRIP!
7 Your Copy Payment Plan Due with Registration: April 15, 2018: June 15, 2018: August 15, 2018: October 15, 2018: December 15, 2018: February 15, 2019: Experience Italy Interest Information Sheet July 9 th 19 th, 2019 (11 Days / 10 Nights) COST PER PARTICIPANT (Land only - does NOT include airfare) $2,895 Double Occupancy $595 Single Supplement (non-refundable) Balance Due Cancellation Policy After 7 days from receipt of registration, $300 deposit retained 150 days prior to departure (February 9, 2019): 50% of Cost Per Person retained 120 days prior to departure (March 11, 2019): 75% of Cost Per Person retained 90 days prior to departure (April 10, 2019): 100% of Cost Per Person retained *Signing this form does not in any way commit you to the trip. It is strictly an interest-only form that places you in the drawing. Please print full name below as it appears on your driver s license and/or passport. (PRINTED NAME) (SIGNATURE) (DATE) ( ) (Phone) ( ) For CCT: Phil Barfoot Phil Barfoot CEO/President Celebration Concert Tours International Date: January 1 st, 2018