Less-visited Umbria & Tuscany with Nigel McGilchrist

Venture off-the-beaten track with popular scholar Nigel McGilchrist to less visited parts of Umbria and Tuscany, including Orvieto where Nigel used to live before he moved to Greece. 

This is an itinerary sketch that is subject to change: 

September 25 - Depart the U.S.
September 26 - Arrive in Rome and travel to Todi
September 27 - Spoleto area
September 28 - Half-day in Montefalco & Bevagna
September 29 - Todi & Orvieto
September 30 - Assisi
October 1 - Perugia 
October 2 - Trasimeno and Cortona
October 3 - San Sepolcro, Monterchi, Pliny’s Villa
October 4 - La Foce and TBD
October 5 - Siena
October 6 - Siena 
October 7 - Depart for the U.S. and arrive the same day

Guests may easily choose to extend their stay to explore Rome, Florence, or other parts of Tuscany on their own before or after the tour. 

Note: October 2nd is the first evening of Rosh Hashanah. We always try our best to schedule around important holidays, such as Rosh Hashanah, but due to scheduling constraints, the tour dates could not be adjusted. Because the tour overlaps with Rosh Hashanah, we would like to offer to make arrangements for anyone on the tour who wishes to attend services on October 2nd at a synagogue in Italy. We are hoping this will be possible in the location where the tour is based at the time, or it might mean traveling to the nearest city. SBMA will help to facilitate attendance if that’s desired for anyone who observes the holiday.

Please email travel@sbma.net to join the early interest list.

As an SBMA-customized, SBMA-exclusive special tour, SBMA Members at the $500 level and above and Curatorial Support Group members will get advanced notice and the first opportunity to sign up, followed by the Early Interest List, then full SBMA Membership if it has not already been filled.

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