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University of Idaho Alumni Office - Moscow
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Moscow, ID 83844-3232
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Italy 2014

Village Life Around the Italian Lakes

Sept. 27- Oct. 5, 2014 - Download the brochure and registration form.

Experience firsthand  the true character of Italy’s romantic Lombard province during this specially designed soggiorno with visits to the charming lakeside città of Cernobbio, Como, Varenna, Bellagio and Stresa along the shores of Lake Como and Lake Maggiore. 

Italy 2014Enjoy an enriching travel experience like no other,  featuring  carefully planned excursions, all accommodations and most meals; overall an excellent value. Explore the history and culture, art, language, cuisine and the rhythm of daily life in the Italian Lake District; interact with local people and unpack just once! This popular program is one of the VILLAGE LIFE® series that immerses you in a comprehensive and intimate travel experience at just the right pace.


In Cernobbio:
  • Seven nights  in the charming Hotel Regina Olga featuring accommodations overlooking Lake Como.
  • Full buffet  breakfast each morning.
  • Four dinners featuring traditional northern Italian  specialties  with house wine.
  • Welcome  Reception featuring regional Italian  wine.

Local Expert-Guided Excursions
  • Walking tour  of Old Como.
  • Private  boat  cruise across  Lake Como to visit the ancient  villages of Varenna and Bellagio.
  • Walk through the perfectly  preserved medieval  quarters of Varenna.
  • Visit to romantic Bellagio, the most  famous village on Lake Como.
  • Specially arranged tour of the Italian National Trust’s magnificent Villa del Balbianello.
  • Spectacular, full-day scenic tour of Lake Maggiore, featuring a private  boat cruise to the Borromean Islands  and a visit to the splendid Isola Bella.

Exclusive Cultural Enrichment
An exclusive,  private  lecture about Como history and culture presented by a local scholar and Como native.
  • Italian  language  introduction to basic phrases  and customs.
  • Specially arranged VILLAGE  FORUM® with local Lombardy residents who will discuss contemporary cultural and social topics.
Learn more about each location. Download the brochure and registration form.

About Hotel Regina Olga

Overlooking Lake Como in the charming village of Cernobbio, Hotel Regina Olga combines traditional Italian ambiance with modern facilities, exceptional service and comfortable accommodations.

Italy 2014 Isola Bella, the most spectacular of the Borromean Islands.
It is a short water-taxi ride from Como and within easy walking distance to boutiques and trattorias. Its classic
19th-century Italian style takes you back to the golden age of travel when the hotel first opened.

By special arrangement, your air-conditioned room will feature a lovely view of legendary Lake Como, and has a private  bathroom equipped with direct dial telephone, satellite television, minibar, hair dryer and ample closet space.

The elegant Cenobio dining room serves northern Italian cuisine; and the lounge, coffee lounge and cocktail  terrace bar provide ideal settings for conversation and refreshments. For your enjoyment, the hotel also offers beautifully landscaped gardens to stroll through, bicycles and an outdoor swimming pool.

Download the brochure and registration form.