Italian Campaign (including Sicily) 
 October 17-28, 2018


$5445.00 Land and Air Package from JFK  2018 October Italian Campaign Itinerary  (including Sicily)
(+$900.00 Solo Supplement)

Round Trip air fare from JFK is included…and inter-country flight from Rome to Palermo.
Our focus – the fiercest route of fighting from July 1943 through the fall of Rome on June 4, 1944,  two days prior to the Normandy Invasion.

 

Invasion of Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 – Part of group, landscape of WWII Vehicles,
near San Pietro
(we had the place to ourselves!)

Transportation
Inter-country Flight Rome to Palermo, Sicily
Ferry across the Strait of Messina, Sicily to Calabria
Modern Motor-coach

Museums
Sicily – Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943 (Historical Museum of the 1943 Landings)
Archeological ruins of Syracuse

Paestum Ruins
Pompeii
Abbey of Monte Cassino
Cassino War Museum
San Pietro Infine Museum
Piana delle Orme Museum
Anzio Landings Museum

Cemeteries
Sicily-Rome ABMC American Cemetery
Polish War Cemetery
British War Cemetery
German War Cemetery
Italian War Cemetery

Battlefields – Beaches – Peaks – Ports
The Gustav Line
Sicily landing beaches
Ponte Dirillo Bridge
Messina
Salerno
36th Infantry Division Monument
Anzio
Cassino
Hill 424

Part of our 2016 group at the Polish Cemetery in the shadow of the Abbey of Monte Cassino

Group at the Abbey of Monte Cassino

 

 

Full Tour Itinerary2018 October Italian Campaign Itinerary
Wednesday, October 7 – Sunday, October 28, 2018

Of the Italian Campaign, author Rick Atkinson, in part two of his Liberation Trilogy, The Day of Battle, writes

… the long middle leg of the race was about to begin, of uncertain duration, over an undetermined course, and few doubted that new virtues would be needed: endurance, impenitence, an obdurate will.