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Planning for Italy and France in September

It was my great good fortune to win first choice in the 2006 Slow Travel contest. We had a very difficult time selecting our prize, but we eventually decided on this apartment in Trastevere in Rome in September 2007. One of the attractions of this prize is that it would allow us to offer a chance to see Rome to 2 of our 4 children. Our 2 sons, Steve and Brad, took us up on the offer.

Since then our travel plans for next month have expanded to include 10 days in Rome, 2 days on Capri, 2 days in Paris and 10 days in Provence. We are re-visiting all of our destinations. We were last in Paris in October 2006, Provence in 2005 and Rome and Capri in 1976. Our sons will be with us for the first 2 weeks (Rome-Capri--Paris), before they have to return to work back home to Canada. Here is an outline of our itinerary:

August 31 - 20:35pm ZOOM flight from Montreal to CDG Paris-arrive 9:10am Sept. 1.
September 1 - 12:35pm Air France Flight from Paris CDG to Rome FCO - arrive 2:40pm
September 1-9 Rome
September 10-11 Capri. We have 2 nights booked at this hotel in Anacapri.
September 12 Rome
September 13 9:25am Air France flight from Rome FCO to Paris CDG
September 13-14 We have 2 nights booked at Hôtel Saint-Louis Marais
September 15-21 We have one-week booked for a return visit to Mas de Briançonceu, a few minutes from Menerbes
September 22-24 Our final 3 nights will be at L'Auberge du Presbytere in Saignon
September 25 16.20pm ZOOM flight from Paris CDG to Montreal - arrive 18:05pm

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