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University of Florida European Trip
All times 6 hours ahead of EDT (Ex. 8pm in France = 2pm Florida time)
Thursday, August 10, 2000
1:10 PM(EDT) Depart Orlando via Delta Airlines
5:55 PM(EDT) Depart Atlanta via Delta Airlines
Friday, August 11, 2000
8:20 AM Arrive in Paris - Charles de Gaulle
City Tour of Paris
Lunch at Latin Quarter in Paris
Hotel: Concorde St. Lazare (or click here) - Paris
Saturday, August 12, 2000
10:00 AM Tour of Eiffel Tower (or click here) , built for Universal Exhibition in 1889 and the world's tallest building until the Empire State Building in 1931
8:00 PM Game vs. Sceaux at Gymnase des clos St-Marcel in Sceaux, France
Hotel: Concorde St. Lazare (or click here) - Paris
Sunday, August 13, 2000
Tour/Museum Options:
MUSEE D'ORSAY: Museum in the old Paris railroad station with arts from the period of 1848 to 1914.
SACRE-COEUR: Beautiful church with view of Paris. Bell tower contains one of the heaviest bells in the world. Ovoid Dome is second highest point in Paris after Eiffel Tower.
THE LOUVRE: Perhaps the most important art collections in the world.
8:00 PM BATEAUX MOUCHE: Open air Seine River Boat tour; Sail past the Eiffel tower, Louvre and Notre Dame Cathedral.
Hotel: Concorde St. Lazare (or click here) - Paris
Monday, August 14, 2000
9:00 AM Bus to Bonn, Germany (495 KM)
4:00 PM Check in at Hotel in Germany
Hotel: Gunnewig Hotel Residence. Five story hotel in traditionally styled building surrounded by Gardens. Five minutes to downtown and the Rhine River.
Tuesday, August 15, 2000
9:30 AM Bus to Koln, Cologne for sightseeing Tour. Cologne Cathedral was built in 1248 and is located in the heart of the City of Cologne.
8:00 PM Game vs. Telekom Basket Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Hotel: Gunnewig Hotel Residence. Five story hotel in traditionally styled building surrounded by Gardens. Five minutes to downtown and the Rhine River. (website: residence@guennewig.de)
Wednesday, August 16, 2000
9:00 AM Boat trip on the Rhine River
8:00 PM Game vs. Brandt-Hagen (Germany)
Hotel: Gunnewig Hotel Residence. Five story hotel in traditionally styled building surrounded by Gardens. Five minutes to downtown and the Rhine River. (website: residence@guennewig.de)
Thursday, August 17, 2000
9:00 AM Bus to Freiburg, Germany (410 KM)
7:30 PM Game - vs. Freiburg BBC (Kepler, Gymnasium, Freiburg, Germany)
Hotel: Panorama Hotel Mercure, Freiburg. Five story hotel on a hillside overlooking Freiburg, the Rhine River Valley and Kaiserstuhl. Located 10 minutes away from downtown.
Friday, August 18, 2000
9:00 AM Bus to Zurich, Switzerland (250 KM)
3:00 PM City Tour of Zurich. Sites include Grossmunster, the "Great Minister" Church founded in the ninth century from where the Reformation was first preached in Switzerland; Fraumunster, a ninth century church with a Romanesque choir decorated in 1970 with gorgeious stained glass by Chagall; Kunsthaus, the premier art gallery in Switzerland with a host of major 19th and 20th century works.
Hotel: Central Plaza Hotel - Zurich. A four-star riverfront Hotel in the heart of the city between the main metro station and the "Old Town".
Saturday, August 19, 2000
9:45 AM Depart for Zurich Airport (10 KM)
11:45 AM Depart on Swiss Air for Nice, France
1:15 PM Arrive in Nice, France
8:00 PM Game against AS Monaco (Salle Gastan Medecin, Monaco, France)
Hotel - Plaza Concorde, a four-star hotel just off the Promenade de Anglais. Two blocks from the beach and within walking distance of shopping.
Sunday, August 20, 2000
9:00 AM Bus tour of Monaco (or click here) . Sites include Prince's Palace, the residence of the Grimaldi family. Changing of the guard takes place daily at 11:55 am and Oceanographic Museum.
Hotel - Plaza Concorde, a four-star hotel just off the Promenade de Anglais. Two blocks from the beach and within walking distance of shopping.
Monday, August 21, 2000
12:30 PM Depart Nice Airport via Delta
3:15 PM(EDT) Arrive at JFK in New York
8:10 PM(EDT) Arrive at Orlando Airport
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