Travel & Tours
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Tuscany: Cradle of the Renaissance
Discover the stunning Tuscan countryside with stops in its distinguished cities known for history, food, art, culture, and wine. Plan your trip, revitalize memories from a previous journey, or be convinced that a trip to Tuscany should definitely be on your bucket list.
CE-TRVL 2031, 3 Sat., Mar. 26-Apr. 9, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD, $90. D Fruci. #12681
Paris: City of Light
Paris is a city that can inspire thoughts of history, art, famous writers, fine food, good wine and romance. Gain an overview of the city’s history along with an in-depth look at the sites that will make any journey to Paris magnifique!
CE-CULTR 2026, 3 Sat., Apr. 16-30, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD, $90. D Fruci. #12682
San Francisco and the California Wine Country
Take a historical tour of the City by the Bay. Take a look at San Francisco and the surrounding Bay area, including an in-depth tour of the California Wine Country. Whether you are planning a trip or reliving your memories, you’ll enjoy this journey. But please don’t call it Frisco!
CE-TRVL 2033, 2 Sat., May 7-14, 9:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD, $60. D Fruci. #12683
Slicing the Big Apple
A course for lovers of urban history that will dynamically combine the history, ethnography, and architecture of a complex, diverse city. It will also prepare you to become a certified NYC tour guide.
CE-TRVL 2005, 5 Sat., Apr. 2-30, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Room TBD, $100. H Fischer. #12674
Walking Tours of the Old Croton Aqueduct
Co-sponsored with The Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct
The aqueduct is a 41-mile brick-lined conduit constructed between 1837 and 1842 to bring fresh water from the Croton River to New York City; one of the great engineering achievements of the 19th century! Call Mavis Cain for more information at 914-693-0529.
Inside the Old Croton Aqueduct Tunnel
Tour the inside of the historic Aqueduct tunnel and learn its important history. It was built in 1837-1842, providing vital water to New York City in a period where disease, fires and drunkenness were rampant. Your tour will also include an informative talk and movie. Meet at the Visitor’s Center in Ossining at 95 Broadway (just off Rt. 9) promptly at 11:00 am.
CE-TRVL 2001, 1 Sat., Apr. 2, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #12810
NEW! Old Croton Aqueduct and Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Walk one of the prettiest sections of the Aqueduct Trail with a guide. Pass the Weir Chamber in hopes of seeing inside, then walk further north before turning into the Rockefeller Preserve on Peggy’s Way. Meet at the Sleepy Hollow North Parking lot where it abuts Route 448. This walk offers some minor hills to make the terrain interesting. Learn the history of the Preserve as well as the OCA.
CE-TRVL 2036, 1 Sat., Apr. 9, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #13214