2017 Italy Tour for the Rocky Family apf

The Rocky family is invited to join our "Tour of Italy" from October 11-19, 2017, led by by RMC Art Professor Mark Moak. As a group, we will visit towns in Umbria and Tuscany in the heart of Italy, such as Florence, Siena, Assisi, Lucca, Orvieto, Torgiano, and Cortona. You will experience unbelievable art, inspiring cathedrals, authentic Italian cuisine, wine tasting, and the camaraderie of the Rocky family - all in the ambiance of Italy. You are invited to be a part of our community of learners!

Please view the itinerary and cost below. To reserve your spot today, simply fill out our  Online Application - the $300 deposit is due May 1, 2017 (see below for complete cost details). 

Check out more details on the Villa Pieve.

Itinerary for APF Tour - October 11-19, 2017italy

Renaissance and the Umbrian Countryside
An RMC Tour offered for alumni, parents, and friends

Florence and Villa Pieve/ October 11-October 19

October 11-12:

Depart US for overnight flight
Arrive after overnight flight, Thursday October 12 midday 
Cab to Hotel Pendini (By Duomo)
Walking tour of Florence late afternoon on October 12
Dinner on own

October 13:

Visit Accademia and view The David
Lunch at Zsa Zsa, free time in afternoon to visit market or museums
Dinner on own 

October 14:

Breakfast at hotel, train to Lucca 
Return late afternoon
Dinner on own 

October 15:

Breakfast at hotel, check out
Private bus to Villa Pieve
Bus stop in Cortona on Sunday afternoon - Time to explore
Check in at Villa Pieve
Dinner at the villa 

October 16:

Breakfast at Villa
Private bus to Assisi, explore Assisi etc.
Lunch with group
Stop at cashmere outlet
Dinner at Villa 

October 17:

Breakfast at Villa
Bus to Siena
Tour Duomo, time to explore Siena
Stop at Old Fort (Enoteca) for a glass of wine
Dinner at Villa 

October 18:

Breakfast at Villa
Private bus to Orvieto
Wine tasting in Torgiano
Dinner at Villa 

October 19:

Early a.m. bus to Florence for departure.


All hotel
Lodging/breakfast and dinner at Villa Pieve
Private tour bus to all sites and return to Rome for departure All museum fees listed
6 Breakfast/3 Lunches/4 Dinners Wine Tasting
All tips, gratuities

Does not include: 

Airfare from departure city
Travel insurance
Meals not included in price
Museums not listed in itinerary

Deposit:  $300 due May 1, 2017

 *Final Deposit due: $1,800 due August 4, 2017

Single Supplement: $180

The tour cost of $2,100 is based on a minimum of 10 participants and the value of the euro. Because the Student Program will not be occurring this year, the cost of the Alumni/Parent/Friends tour has been increased to $2,100 from the originally advertised $1,975.

Please send deposits and payments to the following:

Passerella Journeys, LLC
52 Hitching Post Road
Bozeman, MT 59715


Questions? Please contact Prof. Mark Moak, moakm@rocky.edu, 406.661.2223.