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RECAP of Ultimate Destinations' Escorted Ski Group Vacation Holiday Trip For seniors & 50's & over, to Moena in Val di Fassa in the Dolomites in the Alps in Italy, Friday February 27, 2009 to Monday March 12, 2009. PRICE per person $3,250 Canadian for double occupancy and $3,450 Canadian for single occupancy in Moena.



of more than $400 Canadian.

Departed from Toronto in the late afternoon Friday February 27th and arrived in Verona Italy early Saturday morning. 

Private bus >> TRANSFER << about 2 hours' drive to hotel in Moena. >> 7-NIGHT'S ACCOMMODATION << in Val di Fassa in the 3+ star HOTEL CATINACCIO ROSENGARTEN, with indoor swimming pool, sauna etc. including >> 7 BUFFET BREAKFASTS << and >> 7 FULL COURSE ITALIAN DINNERS << 

>> SKI SAFARI << Skied around to a different ski area every day for 6 days. - Alpe di Lusia, Latemar, Arabba, Val Gardena downhill run, Passo San Pellegrino and other nearby ski areas. Seldom skiing the same run more than once or twice.

>>  SKI GUIDE / SKI  INSTRUCTOR << Bruno Pederiva, local Certified Italian Ski instructor and Mountain Guide, every day for 6 days.

>>  6 DAYS LOCAL PRIVATE BUS TRANSPORTATION  << from resort hotel to slopes and back to visit and ski at different ski areas Every Day for 6 days.

>>  PRIVATE BUS  TRANSFER << from resort in hotel in Moena to Venice - Left after breakfast at the resort hotel and took the scenic route through Passo San Pellegrino.

>> 2-NIGHT'S ACCOMMODATION << right in Venice at the Hotel C Doge, with >> 2 CONTINENTAL BREAKFASTS <<

Sunday and Monday morning. One of the girls who run the hotel came in very early Monday morning to get breakfast for the group before they left.

The hotel is located right beside Piazzale Roma square where the intercity and local busses and taxis arrive in Venice, perfect for our short visit. The hotel was only 5 minutes on foot to the "vaporetto" waterbuses, water taxis and gondolas, 20 minutes from Rialto Bridge and another 20 minutes to San Marco Square.

>> TRANSFER << by taxis from the hotel to airport in Venice to catch the early flight to Paris for our connection back to Canada, and arrived back in Toronto just after noon, Monday, March 9th, after 9 days in Italy. 

>> LOCAL ACCOMMODATION TAXES << and >> HOTEL GRATUITIES << for both hotels was included.

>> ESCORTED << by Ed Pollock from Toronto to Italy, daily during stay & back to Venice and then back to Toronto. This was Ed's sixth ski group trip to Val di Fassa, in addition to more than a dozen previous ski trips to ski areas in the Alps. A senior and ski writer, Ed has also skied all over North America.


<< Super Dolomiti 6-Day SKI PASS >> because seniors born before Nov. 25, 1949 received a 10% discount when their pass was purchased at the ski area. Certified ski instructors and others with acceptable documentation also qualified for an additional discounts. The adult 6-day pass was about 200 - approximately $320 Canadian, less applicable discounts, paid in Euros on arrival.





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