Jun 10, 2023 to Jun 20, 2023

Tuscany to Veneto

Price: From $6,780
Duke Leaders: Dr. Martin Eisner

Beginning in Florence, where Dante was born in 1265, spend three days discovering the cathedrals and palaces, built by Brunelleschi and Alberti and decorated by Donatello, Giotto, and Michelangelo, that have earned the city the title of "birthplace of the Renaissance." In stark contrast to Florence, Ravenna, the main center of Eastern Orthodox influence in Italy, is very much a Byzantine city whose magnificent basilicas and numerous public monuments are decorated with stunning mosaics that Dante described as "a symphony in color." During three days here, discover a wealth of Byzantine art a