Trafalgar, ‘1,000 Places’ Author Host Exclusive Trip

Trafalgar has introduced an exclusive one departure trip with Global Brand Ambassador and Author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers 1,000 Places To See Before You Die, Patricia Schultz.

Taking place July 1-12, the 12-day Italy and Sicily with Patricia Schultz custom guided vacation will have clients exploring Italy and Sicily like never before. With limited spots up for grabs, agents are encouraged to secure their clients’ spots quickly.

“Italy and Sicily have always had a special place in my heart and this itinerary was specifically curated to connect with not only the destinations but the people and cultures along the way,” says Schultz. “I feel very honoured for the opportunity to be hosting such an immersive Trafalgar trip and look forward to the memories and experiences we will share.”

Schultz is from Italian heritage and lived in Florence for three years, making her an expert on the land of “La Dolce Vita.” Also, with the launch of her new deluxe edition of the bestselling travel book, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, Italy’s splendour is showcased.

“We have been very fortune to have Patricia as our Global Brand Ambassador with her over 30 years of experience as a veteran travel journalist and expert and we are so thrilled to be offering our guests this once in a lifetime adventure with her,” says Wolf Paunic, president of Trafalgar and Costsaver Canada. “From our unforgettable ‘Be My Guest’ experience hosted at a vineyard on the slopes of Mount Etna to the ‘Local Specialist’ excursions, from Capri to Palermo, clients will discover the Trafalgar difference.”

The trip starts in Venice on July 1 and ends in Palermo on July 12. Highlights include a “Connect with Locals” experiences where guests will visit Maria Marano’s wine farm and enjoy a guided walking tour of the estate and later enjoy home-made appetizers accompanied by local wine at a “Be My Guest” dinner. The trip will conclude with a special “Farewell Dinner” with the Duke and Duchess of Palma in their elegant home in Palazzo Lanzo Tomasi, an exclusive experience available only on this departure.