Magnificent sea town in the province of Lucca, in northern Tuscany, Italy

Forte dei Marmi is a magnificent sea town in the province of Lucca, in northern Tuscany, Italy. The beautiful California Park Hotel in Forte dei Marmi is situated in a green oasis, not far from the sea and the city center. The hotel is situated in a 10,000 sq. meter park. The hotel boasts a beautiful outdoor swimming pool and jaccuzzi, fitness center and nearby tennis courts and an 18 hole golf course. Tourists love the hospitality of Tuscany and especially appreciate the warm Mediterranean climate.Wonderful excursions by boat, foot, and bicycle are available through the hotel. The haute Sukkot cuisine prepared by the hotel’s chefs will be working in concert with the professional Kosher chefs of Convivium Banqueting of Milan. They will create a fantastic culinary experience drawing the best of Italian, continental and traditional Jewish fare. The incomparable Passover culinary delicacies cooked by the professional chefs of Elite Kosher Events will be under the Glatt Kosher Supervision of Rabbi G.M. Garelik & Rabbi M. Shaikewitz of Milan. Your hosts will, once again, be the Minkowitz family.Traditional Orthodox services along with thought-provoking lectures and discussions, children’s day camp plus exciting optional sightseeing tours to Pisa, Florence, Genova, Lucca, Cinqueterre, Viareggio, Livorno will round out a truly unique Sukkot travel experience.

 

 

PRICE & ROOM INFORMATION

SUKKOT 2019 CALIFORNIA PARK HOTEL FORTE DEI MARMI, ITALY
CATEGORY
RATES – PER PERSON
DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
FULL STAY
11 DAYS/10 NTS
SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 23
FULL STAY + PRE WEEKEND
13 DAYS/12 NTS
FRI, OCT 11 – WED, OCT 23
PARTIAL FIRST DAYS
4 DAYS/3 NTS
SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 16
PARTIAL MID/LAST DAYS
8 DAYS/7 NTS
WED, OCT 16 – WED, OCT 23
STANDARD
Beautiful room with 2 twins or a King, Carrera marble bathroom with shower and all amenities.CLASSIC
Larger beautiful room with 2 twins or a King, Carrera marble bathroom with shower and/or bath and all amenities. DELUXE
Spacious beautiful room with 2 twins or a King, Carrera marble bathroom with shower and/or bath and all amenities.JUNIOR SUITE
Spacious beautiful room with 2 twins or a King, Carrera marble bathroom with shower and/or bath and all amenities.ONE BEDROOM SUITE
Beautiful bedroom with 2 twins or a King. Separate sitting area with futon bed. Carrera marble bathroom with shower and/or bath and all amenities.ALL ROOMS HAVE BALCONIES

STANDARD€ 3,295€ 3,845€ 1,450€ 2,565
CLASSIC€ 3,395€ 3,945€ 1,500€ 2,645
DELUXE€ 3,495€ 4,045€ 1,550€ 2,720
JUNIOR SUITE€ 3,795€ 4,345€ 1,685€ 2,950
ONE BEDROOM SUITE€ 4,095€ 4,645€ 1,800€ 3,185
SINGLE ROOM RATE€ 3,950€ 4,750€ 1,750€ 3,075
ADDITIONAL OCCUPANTS IN SAME RM
ADULT – 12 & Above
(in same rm)
€ 1,995€ 2,145€ 910€ 1,555
CHILD 3-11 Years
(in same rm)
€ 1,595€ 1,745€ 580€ 1,240
INFANT – under 35 months€ 395€ 395€ 145€ 310
ADDITIONAL NIGHT – OCTOBER 10
ADULTS (ANY CATEGORY)€ 295
3RD IN ROOM (ANY AGE)€ 150

ROOMS AVAILABLE
Category Rates – Per Person Double Occupancy
ALL ROOMS HAVE BALCONIES


STANDARD :
Beautiful room with 2 twins or a King, Carrera marble bathroom with shower and all amenities.

€ 3,295 11 DAYS/10 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 23

€ 3,845 13 DAYS/12 NTS FRI, OCT 11 – WED, OCT 23

€ 1,450 4 DAYS/3 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 16

€ 2,565 8 DAYS/7 NTS WED, OCT 16 – WED, OCT 23


CLASSIC :
Larger beautiful room with 2 twins or a King, Carrera marble bathroom with shower and/or bath and all amenities.

€ 3,395 11 DAYS/10 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 23

€ 3,945 13 DAYS/12 NTS FRI, OCT 11 – WED, OCT 23

€ 1,500 4 DAYS/3 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 16

€ 2,645 8 DAYS/7 NTS WED, OCT 16 – WED, OCT 23


DELUXE :
Spacious beautiful room with 2 twins or a King, Carrera marble bathroom with shower and/or bath and all amenities.

€ 3,495 11 DAYS/10 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 23

€ 4,045 13 DAYS/12 NTS FRI, OCT 11 – WED, OCT 23

€ 1,550 4 DAYS/3 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 16

€ 2,720 8 DAYS/7 NTS WED, OCT 16 – WED, OCT 23


JUNIOR SUITE :
Spacious beautiful room with 2 twins or a King, Carrera marble bathroom with shower and/or bath and all amenities.

€ 3,795 11 DAYS/10 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 23

€ 4,345 13 DAYS/12 NTS FRI, OCT 11 – WED, OCT 23

€ 1,685 4 DAYS/3 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 16

€ 2,950 8 DAYS/7 NTS WED, OCT 16 – WED, OCT 23


ONE BEDROOM SUITE :
Beautiful bedroom with 2 twins or a King. Separate sitting area with futon bed. Carrera marble bathroom with shower and/or bath and all amenities.

€ 4,095 11 DAYS/10 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 23

€ 4,645 13 DAYS/12 NTS FRI, OCT 11 – WED, OCT 23

€ 1,800 4 DAYS/3 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 16

€ 3,185 8 DAYS/7 NTS WED, OCT 16 – WED, OCT 23


SINGLE ROOM RATE :

€ 3,950 11 DAYS/10 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 23

€ 4,750 13 DAYS/12 NTS FRI, OCT 11 – WED, OCT 23

€ 1,750 4 DAYS/3 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 16

€ 3,075 8 DAYS/7 NTS WED, OCT 16 – WED, OCT 23


ADDITIONAL OCCUPANTS IN SAME RM


ADULT – 12 & Above (in same rm)

€ 1,995 11 DAYS/10 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 23

€ 2,145 13 DAYS/12 NTS FRI, OCT 11 – WED, OCT 23

€ 910 4 DAYS/3 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 16

€ 1,555 8 DAYS/7 NTS WED, OCT 16 – WED, OCT 23


CHILD 3-11 Years (in same rm)

€ 1,595 11 DAYS/10 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 23

€ 1,745 13 DAYS/12 NTS FRI, OCT 11 – WED, OCT 23

€ 580 4 DAYS/3 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 16

€ 1,240 8 DAYS/7 NTS WED, OCT 16 – WED, OCT 23


INFANT – under 35 months

€ 395 11 DAYS/10 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 23

€ 395 13 DAYS/12 NTS FRI, OCT 11 – WED, OCT 23

€ 145 4 DAYS/3 NTS SUN, OCT 13 – WED, OCT 16

€ 310 8 DAYS/7 NTS WED, OCT 16 – WED, OCT 23


ADDITIONAL NIGHT – OCTOBER 10


ADULTS (ANY CATEGORY)
€ 295


3RD IN ROOM (ANY AGE)
€ 150

RATES INCLUDE 25% TAX & SERVICE CHARGES
ALL RATES IN EURO

CALIFORNIA PARK HOTEL SCHOLARS 2019

Yossi Fachler

Yossi Fachler is a UK born natural people’s man. He graduated from College in Jerusalem and has been living in London since 1991 with his wife Sarah, and two children where he became youth Minister in two central London Synagogues. Since then, Yossi’s services are used on a bi-monthly basis by the United Synagogue Community Division and the Office Of The Chief Rabbi to take the Shabbat Services around the UK communities, giving the sermons, blending in his famous sense of humor and topped off with his beautiful davening voice.

Since then, he has subsequently presided over the high holidays all over the world, including three years at the Saatchi Synagogue, St John’s Wood, South Hampstead, North Brook Illinois, St Albans, Glasgow, Birmingham, Radlett, Cardiff and Hendon – where he takes the services in davening and sermons. In 2005, and again in 2015, Yossi successfully promoted the ’60 days for 60 years’ and ’70 days for 70 years’ projects to over 250,000 members of the Jewish community around the world. In his spare time, Yossi gives evening lectures around the UK, to business people, lay people and high school students alike.

May 16, 2017

OPTIONAL TOURS

Alta Versilia will be handling airport transfers and all group tours for our Sukkot guests.
In order to better serve you, please reserve in advance all your transfers and tours.  Their representatives speak English fluently. See below for their contact information. Alta Versilia offer all types of services including group tours (see below), private tours anywhere you want & airport transfers. Private tours must be booked in advance. All payments are made directly to Alta Versilia. Please note that if you arrive  in Milan and need a transfer, you can contact Duomo Noleggio. Their phone number is +39-02-612-4825 or visit their website www.noleggiominibusmilano.com or call Carol Driver +39-340-497-9416

CONTACT: Alta Versilia
email: info@altaversiliaviaggi.it

Tel: +39-0584-787-525

You may also contact the California Park Hotel for transfers. Please see their contact information below.

CONTACT: California Park Hotel
email: info@californiaparkhotel.com

Tel: +39-0584-787-121

Le Cinque Terre – (Full Day Excursion)
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Adult: € 65.00 – Child: € 60.00
Meeting point at the hotel: 8:15 a.m.
Departure: 8:30 a.m.

Leaving Hotel in the morning, we will reach the harbour of La Spezia where a nice boat will bring you to Vernazza, one of the five little village of the “5 Terre”. We continue to Monterosso, a nice fishing village where you will have free time for lunch. From there we will take the train to La Spezia. “The 5 Terre National Park” it’s part of the “World Monument Fund”. The vines, olives, and typical Mediterranean vegetation of this exceptional landscape, can be enjoyed close up by taking an easy forty minutewalk, which includes the romantic pathway “Via dell’Amore” (entrance-fee is not included). When we end our tour inLa Spezia, we will head back to the hotel.

San Gimignano & Siena– (Full Day Excursion)
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Adult: € 65.00 – Child: € 60.00
Meeting point at the hotel: 8:15 a.m.
Departure: 8:30a.m

Join us on this magnificent excursion on our comfortable coach bus. After a trip through the enchanting Tuscany countryside, we arrive in San Gimignano, it is full of towers, that dominate the typical landscape and the historical town. This town is rich in history, conflicts, and victories. We will have free time for lunch in San Gimignano, and continue on to Siena. Upon our arrival, an official guide will escort us in the historical city centre. We will walkthrough Piazza del Campo, one of the most beautiful squares in the world. It is “shell shaped” and very enchanting. We will also visit the Synagogue (Entrance-fee is not included), with an official guide. After the tour of the Synagogue we will head back to the hotel.

Florence – (Full Day Excursion)
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Adult: € 60.00 – Child: € 55.00
Meeting point at the hotel: 8:15 a.m.
Departure: 8:30a.m.

Art Culture Beauty Elegance! Come to discover this extraordinary city of Dante, Michelangelo and Leonardo! With our comfortable coach buses, we will pick you up directly from the hotel and through the motorway we will reach Florence. With an official tourguide we will see,Michelangelo Square, Ponte Vecchio, the Cathedral and the Baptistry, Signoria Square, and Santa Croce Square. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon we will visit the Synagogue, (entrance-fee is not included) and have a guided tour through the Synagogue and the two Jewish Museums. If you prefer you can have free time for individual visits to the Uffizi gallery, Pitti painting gallery, or shopping. (The entrance-fee for monuments or museums are not included).

Shopping “THE MALL” – (Full Day Excursion)
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Adult: € 45,00 – Child: € 40,00
Meeting point: Entrance of the Hotel: 8.45 a.m.
Departure: 9.00 a.m.

Departure in the morning with our comfortable coach bus. Our chauffeur will pick you up at your Hotel and drive you to “The Mall”: the preferred destination to shop for top quality luxury brands at the best possible prices. It is an impressive luxury outlet centre in an elegant setting.Here you have the opportunity to visit the most prestigious fashion companies: Burberry, Dior, Fendi, Armani, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Roberto Cavalli, Pucci, Valentino, Tod’s, Sergio Rossi, Loro Piana etc. In the evening we will drop you off at the Hotel at 6:00p.m.

Lucca & Pisa – (Half Day Excursion)
Friday, October 18, 2019
Adult: € 45.00 – Child: € 40.00
Meeting point at the hotel: 8:15 a.m.
Departure: 8:30a.m.

Lucca is a typical medieval town ideally toured while strolling through its narrow lanes, observing its ancient buildings, admiring its many Romanesque churches, and wandering its mighty walls. A local guide will walk us through its historical center, after which we will depart for Pisa. When we arrive we will meet the official guide for Pisa, and walk through the charming “Miracle Square.” You will visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Baptistry, the Cathedral and the Monumental Cemetery, built in total harmony. After the tour we will head back to the hotel.

HOSPITALITY DESK OPEN:

October 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to book and pay for the excursions and have any questions answered.

THE FOLLOWING ARE INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL EXCURSIONS:

  • BRING IDENTITY DOCUMENTS
  • BE PRESENT AT LEAST 10 MINUTES BEFORE THE SCHEDULED DEPARTURE TIME. BUS WILL NOT WAIT.
  • DON’T DISPERSE DURING THE GUIDED TOUR. PLEASE ALLOW THE GUIDE TO DEVELOP THE ANTICIPATED ITINERARY. IF YOU DECIDE TO SEPARATE FROM THE GROUP, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT YOU TELL THE TOUR LEADER.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION, WE WISH YOU A GOOD STAY!!!
ARRIVEDERCI.