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2016 EBS Itinerary

European Business Seminar

The 2016 application is now ready on the site.

The 2016 itinerary is in process. The itinerary below is for 2015 -- but the sequence is very similar to 2016, but the dates are different: the dates for 2016 are Friday, June 3rd through Sunday, June 26th.

Printable copy of the 2015 Itinerary.

Day/Date Activity Location(s)
Saturday, June 6 Depart the US from Houston Flight from Houston, Texas to Rome with short layover in London with shopping
Sunday, June 7 Arrive in Rome with private coach transfer to hotel

Very short orientation & metro (subway) orientation

Visit Roman Coliseum

Late afternoon/evening free
Monday, June 8 Free morning to recover from jet lag, visit the Vatican Museum, or enjoy the city.

Afternoon: Visit St. Peter's Basilica
Tuesday, June 9 Morning: Eataly visit and demonstration lunch

Late afternoon/evening free
Wednesday, June 10 Travel Rome to Florence via private coach

Castello di Gabbiano Winery visit via private coach, beginning with lunch on the grounds

Late afternoon/evening free to enjoy Florence
Tuscany region & Florence
Thursday, June 11 Fashon school in Florence

Multi-course Tuscany dinner served family-style at II Latini
Friday, June 12 Depart for Maranello, Italy via private coach

Lamborghini Factory & Museum tour via private coach

Exotic Car Rentals: Ferrari & Lamborghini via private coach
Maranello, Modena
Saturday, June 13 Balsamic vinegar factory & gift shop tour via private coach

Travel to Innsbruck, Austria via private coach
Modena, Innsbruck
Sunday, June 14 Innsbruck Tourism marketing presentation

Afternoon free for canyoning or mountaintop excursion

Tyrolean evening/Lantern Hike with dinner via private coach
Monday, June 15 Free day in Innsbruck to enjoy the city/outdoor activities

Tuesday, June 16 Swarvoski Crystal Corporate Headquarters visit and attraction via private coach
Wednesday, June 17 Depart Innsbruck with a visit to the Village of Oberammergrau, all via private coach

Afternoon: Arrive Munich via private coach

BMW Welt
Thursday, June 18 Audi Assembly Plant visit via private coach

Afternoon: Dachau Memorial via private coach
Ingolstadt; Munich
Friday, June 19 Free day to enjoy Munich

Travel to Lausanne, Switzerland via private coach

Evening free
Saturday, June 20
Travel to Lausanne, Switzerland via private coach

Evening free
Sunday, June 21 Maisin Cailler Swiss chocolate factory visit via private coach

Visit to Gruyere Village via private coach
Broc; Lausanne; and Gruyere Village
Monday, June 22 Nestle Corporate Headquarters visit via private coach

Depart for Paris via private coach
Vevey; Lausanne; Paris
Tuesday, June 23 Open Top Bus City Tour of Paris

Afternoon free to enjoy Paris

Cruise through Paris on the Seine River
Wednesday, June 24 BETC Advertising Agency (Evian "Dancing Babies" viral ad)

Hard Rock Cafe history/strategy presentation with lunch following
Thursday, June 25 Travel from Paris to London via Eurostar

Lloyd's of London

Late afternoon/evening free
Friday, June 26 Land Rover company visit & test track product demonstration via private coach

Open Top Bus Tour of London (flexible times)

Late afternoon/evening free
Saturday, June 27 Cruise to Greenwich Prime Meridien with street ethnic food vendors

Free afternoon to enjoy London
Sunday, June 28 Free day to enjoy the city

Carvery Dinner at the world-famous Albert Pub
Monday, June 29 Return to USA or begin independent transportation
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