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2014 EBS Itinerary

European Business Seminar

Printable copy of the 2014 Itinerary.

Day/Date Activity Location(s)
Saturday, May 31 Depart the US from Houston Flight from Houston, Texas to Rome with short layover in London with shopping
Sunday, June 1 Arrive in Rome with private coach transfer to hotel

Very short orientation & metro (subway) orientation

Visit Roman Coliseum

Late afternoon/evening free
Monday, June 2 Free morning to recover from jet lag, visit the Vatican Museum, or enjoy the city.

Afternoon: Visit St. Peter's Basilica
Tuesday, June 3rd Morning: IBM Italia

Afternoon: fashion assignment in luxury stores area of Rome

Late afternoon/evening free
Wednesday, June 4 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 5 Fashon school in Florence

Multi-course Tuscany dinner served family-style at II Latini
Friday, June 6 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 7 Balsamic vinegar factory & gift shop tour via private coach

Travel to Innsbruck, Austria via private coach
Modena, Innsbruck
Sunday, June 8 Innsbruck Tourism marketing presentation

Afternoon free for canyoning or other outdoor activities

Tyrolean evening/Lantern Hike with dinner via private coach
Monday, June 9 Free day in Innsbruck to enjoy the city/outdoor activities

Tuesday, June 10 Swarvoski Crystal Corporate Headquarters visit and attraction via private coach

Afternoon: Mountaintop Excursion

Wednesday, June 11 Depart Innsbruck with a visit to the Village of Oberammergrau, all via private coach

Afternoon: Arrive Munich via private coach

BMW Welt
Thursday, June 12 Audi Assembly Plant visit via private coach

Afternoon: Dachau Memorial via private coach
Ingolstadt; Munich
Friday, June 13 Free day to enjoy Munich

Travel to Lausanne, Switzerland via private coach

Evening free
Saturday, June 14
Travel to Lausanne, Switzerland via private coach

Evening free
Sunday, June 15 Maisin Cailler Swiss chocolate factory visit via private coach

Visit to Gruyere Village via private coach
Broc; Lausanne; and Gruyere Village
Monday, June 16 Nestle Corporate Headquarters visit via private coach

Depart for Paris via private coach
Vevey; Lausanne; Paris
Tuesday, June 17 Open Top Bus City Tour of Paris

Afternoon free to enjoy Paris

Cruise through Paris on the Seine River
Wednesday, June 18 BETC Advertising Agency (Evian "Dancing Babies" viral ad)

Hard Rock Cafe history/strategy presentation with lunch following
Thursday, June 19 Travel from Paris to London via Eurostar

Lloyd's of London

Late afternoon/evening free
Friday, June 20 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 21 Cruise to Greenwich Prime Meridien with street ethnic food vendors

Free afternoon to enjoy London
Sunday, June 22 Free day to enjoy the city

Carvery Dinner at the world-famous Albert Pub
Monday, June 22 Return to USA or begin independent transportation
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