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s Twin Beds     OR       s Double Bed                                                                                      American Foundation
s Single Room ($300 supplement)                                                                                            presents
Please Reserve Round-Trip Travel From JFK*:
*Other cities of embarkation at an additional charge subject to
availability and scheduling.


I have read and understood the information in this brochure,
including the payment and cancellation terms, and apply to
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Palermo and Giardini
Palermo is the capital of the region of Sicily and
the province of Palermo. The city is noted for its
rich history, culture, architecture and gastronomy.
It was founded by the Phoenicians, but named
by the ancient Greeks as “Panormus” (meaning
“port”). Palermo became part of the Roman
Republic and eventually part of the Byzantine
Empire for more than a thousand years. While it
was under Arab rule for a brief period, it first
became a capital. Following the Norman
reconquest, Palermo served as capital of a new                                                                                   Weekly Departures
kingdom — the Kingdom of Sicily — from 1130 to
1816. Eventually it would be united with the
                                                                                                                               from New York (JFK)*
Kingdom of Naples to form the Two Sicilies until                                                                           February 2010 - November 2010
Italy’s unification in 1860.

                                                                                       Washington, D.C. 20009-5599
Naxos was founded in 735 B.C. by Chalcidians
under the leadership of Athenian Thucles, who
was the first Greek to land on Sicilian soil. From

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their base at Naxos, the Greeks branched out to
take over other parts of Sicily. The colony at
Naxos thrived until Dionysius of Syracuse                                                                                                    $2,099
destroyed it in 403 B.C. Over the years, the beach                                                                                      April/May/Sept./Oct.
at Giardini-Naxos has been so popular that the
resort now competes with its neighbor, Taormina.
Much of the resort continues to function even                                                                                                $2,299
during its short winter, when the winds can blow                                                                                               June
cold. Giardini-Naxos weather is balmy throughout
the year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       RESERVATION FORM
                                                    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS                                                    BOOKING CONDITIONS                                                           Choose one of the following departures in 2010. (If
                                                       VISIT         Catania • Erice • Marsala                             R   Each departure must have a minimum of                                   tour selected is full, another departure will be offered.)
                                                                     Monreale • Mt. Etna • Palermo                             25 participants.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Feb. 13    March 6 March 13 March 20 March 27
                                                                     Ragusa • Savoca • Taormina                            R   If fewer than 25 participants sign up for a                               April 3    April 10 April 17        April 24 May 1
                                                                                                                               specific trip, we will offer alternate dates.                             May 8      May 15        May 22     May 29 June 5
      A LETTER FROM OUR NIAF                          ENJOY                                                                    Reservations will be accepted on a “first-come,
                                                                     Sicily’s rich heritage                                R                                                                            June 12     June 19       June 26     Sept. 4 Sept. 11
        BOARD OF DIRECTORS                                                                                                     first-served” basis.

Dear Friends,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sept. 18    Sept. 25       Oct. 2     Oct. 9 Oct. 16
                                                     EXPLORE         Ancient sites                                         R   Please include a copy of the front page of your                           Oct. 23    Oct. 30       Nov. 13
                                                      SAVOR          Sicily’s regional cuisine                                                                                                         Enclosed is my deposit of $
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ($300 per person)
The last NIAF travel programs to Sicily were        SERVICES INCLUDE                                                      PAYMENT                                                                      Make check payable to “Italy Travel”
                                                        Round-trip airfare from New York (JFK)                             R   A deposit of $300 per person must accompany                             Mail or fax completed reservation form and deposit to:
so popular and generated an overwhelming              R
                                                                                                                               this registration form.
                                                      R Transfers from airport-hotel-airport
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Italy Travel c/o Unitours, 3010 Westchester Avenue,
response for us to return to this beautiful                                                                                                                                                            Purchase, NY 10577
                                                      R Seven nights’ accommodation at a four-star hotel
                                                                                                                           R   Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.
island.                                                                                                                                                                                                Toll Free: 1-888-846-6423         Fax: (914) 253-9001
                                                        in Palermo and Giardini Naxos                                      R   Payment may be made by check, VISA,                                     Tel: (914) 253-9177 E-mail: mpisano@unitours.com
We are proud to extend an invitation to you,          R Seven buffet-style continental breakfasts                              MasterCard, or AMEX.
your family and friends once again to visit one       R Seven dinners with wine and mineral water                                                                                                      NAME (AS IT APPEARS ON PASSPORT)

of Italy's most fascinating destinations.
                                                        included                                                          CANCELLATION                                                                 ADDRESS
                                                      R Four full-day escorted tours                                       R   An administration fee of $100 applies to all

                                                                                                                                                                                    DETACH FORM HERE
                                                      R Two half-day escorted tours                                            cancellations after registration.
Sicily's charm, hospitality and culture await                                                                                                                                                          CITY                               STATE            ZIP
                                                      R One special lunch at an Agriturismo                                R   Cancellations less than 90 days prior to departure
you when you visit the ancient cities and sites                                                                                                                                                        WORK PHONE                         HOME PHONE
                                                      R English-speaking tour director                                         incur additional penalties.
in Catania, Erice, Marsala, Monreale, Mt. Etna,
                                                      R All entrance fees                                                                                                                              FAX                                E-MAIL
Palermo, Ragusa, Savoca, and Taormina.
Visitors will marvel at its breathtaking scenery,                                                                         CHANGES

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savor its regional cuisine, and enjoy its rich      COST FROM NEW YORK (JFK)*                                              R   A change fee will be assessed for deviations from
                                                    (Price per person, based on double occupancy)                              the group itinerary and for changes to reservation                      ADDRESS
heritage.                                                                                                                      over and above any airfare difference required.
                                                          $1,899                     $2,099                 $2,299                                                                                     CITY                               STATE            ZIP
                                                     Feb./March/Nov.          April/May/Sept./Oct.            June         R   Subject to availability, participants may add a
Don't miss this unique opportunity to travel                                                                                   maximum of 10 additional days to group
                                                    *Other cities of embarkation (if available) at an additional charge                                                                                WORK PHONE                         HOME PHONE
with us.                                                                                                                       itinerary.
                                                    PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE                                                                                                                             FAX                                E-MAIL
Reservations will be considered on a “first-          R Lunch during your daily tour except one lunch
                                                        at an Agriturismo                                                 BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE                                                            CHARGE MY DEPOSIT TO:   s VISA s    MasterCard    s AmEx s Check
come, first-served” basis. As you know, these                                                                              R   One average-size suitcase plus one carry-on
                                                      R Airport taxes and security fees + airline fuel                                                                                                 CARD #                                               EXP. DATE
programs sell out quickly; you are encouraged           surcharge (Currently and subject to change until                       per person.
to book early.                                          airline tickets have been issued $375 per person)                  R   The suitcase is not to exceed 62 inches (length +                       SIGNATURE

                                                      R Items of personal nature                                               width + height) or weigh more than 50 lbs.                              Trip Extension Request (available only at time of booking)
If you have any questions, please call                R Trip cancellation and travel insurance                             R   Carry-on is not to exceed 45 inches (length +                           Please extend my trip to return on                               from
1-888-846-NIAF (6423).                                  (strongly recommended)

Buon Viaggio, Buon Divertimento!!
                                                                                                                               width + height) or weigh more than 10 lbs.                                                                                DATE
                                                      R Single room supplement $300 (subject to
                                                                                                                                                                                                       THE NAMES OF THOSE EXTENDING THEIR STAY

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