Florence and Val Gardena, Italy
January 22-February 2, 2020

status: SOLD OUT / wait list

REDUCED TO $2,550 (double occ.); ADD $350 Single Occupancy


First we spend 3 Nights at the 4-Star Hotel Rivoli (with Breakfast) – Thursday/Friday/Saturday; in the historical and cultural city of Florence. As the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence preserves some of the greatest art and culture of the Western world. The remarkable Duomo, with its pink, white and green marble façade and characteristic dome, dominates the city's skyline; our visit includes a ½-day city walking tour, a 3-Day Hop On/ Hop Off Bus Tour, and a leaders hosted happy hour.

Then to Val Gardena for 7 Nights [Sunday-Sunday] at the 4-Star Hotel am Stetteneck in the quaint mountain village of Ortisei; includes a welcome reception, full European buffet breakfasts and dinners, ski storage, unlimited free wifi, gratuities. Located approx. 200 yards from two cable-ways, are the valley-stations of the lifts to the Alpe di Siusi/Seiseralm and to the mythical Sella Ronda, a 42 km circular ski route leading round the mighty Sella Mastif. The Dolomiti Superski pass (ADD ~$325) entitles you to 450 lifts and over 600 miles of meticulously maintained runs! The Val Gardena region of the Dolomites offers skiing at all levels; with a ski school located just steps from the hotel. Cross-Country skiing enthusiasts will find superb trails with some of the most picturesque cross-country skiing there is to offer in Europe.

RT Air via London from PHL (9:10 pm) on British Air; Departure Taxes, Fuel Surcharge, and Security Fees (subject to change until group ticketed); and post-trip departure insurance.* 2019 Baggage Policy = 1 suitcase or ski bag up to 51 lbs, 1 carryon (boots) and 1 personal item. Extra ski bag = $90.00/way or rent.

Payment Schedule – per person:
Early Trip Signup as of July 1, 2019:

$500 by July 1 via Mail Deposit
$650 by August Club Meeting (August 14)
$750 by September Club Meeting (Sept. 11)
Full amount of trip by October Club Meeting (Oct. 9)
Lift Ticket by November 16

Trip Leader:

Anne Ceres
4946 S. Raintree Ct.
Wilmington, DE 19808

Passport must be valid to August 2, 2020


Trip Co-Leader:

Madeline Auman

*Alphorn Tours has purchased the included Group Protection Plan on behalf of all participants, which helps protect you AFTER departure. You may UPGRADE to include Cancellation/Trip Interruption benefits at WSC Val Gardena UPGRADE trip insurance.

Early Mail Sign-up Policy | Val Gardena Sign-Up Form (updated July 5) | Trip Cancellation Policy