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Horticulture and Natural Resources

Spring 2017 Study Abroad

Horticulture and History—From Rome to Venice



Horticultural and History Tour of Central Italy

  • Travel Dates: May 15-27
  • Study Abroad Course Dates: January-May, every other Tuesday: 4:30-5:20pm
  • Enrolled in 3-credits- used toward a required course on your curriculum
  • Estimated trip costs: $5600 (this cost includes airfare, in country transportation, lodging, entrance fees, and several of the meals and 3-credits.)

Quick Overview

  • Rome—the Vatican and Colliseum– train to Orvieto.
  • Orvieto—a special place to shop, eat and visit the famous Duomo.
  • Perugia—Medieval Gardens.
  • Florence—Boboli Gardens, the famous Uffizi Museum, sunset over Florence, Statue of David, tour vineyards, wine tasting and lots of awesome Italian food, several nights at the Estate of Villa Pandolfini, a famous Italian cooking school and lovely villa just outside Florence.
  • Drive into the Tuscan hills to visit Pisa, experience olive oil production and another vineyard.
How To Apply:

Application Deadline:

  • More information soon.
More Information:

Dr. Cathie Lavis
Assistant Professor of Landscape Management
Horticulture, Forestry, and Recreation Resources
3736 Throckmorton
Phone: 785-532-1433


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Cathie Lavis
(785) 532-1433


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