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Help the Fight Against Breast Cancer on a Trafalgar Pink Ribbon Italy Trip

Tour Operator | Trafalgar | October 08, 2016

Help the Fight Against Breast Cancer on a Trafalgar Pink Ribbon Italy Trip

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WHY IT RATES: Reserving your spot will get $1,000 automatically donated to one of the leading breast cancer-related charities, and a chance to participate in the Susan G. Komen Italia Race for the Cure 5K walk/run in Rome, the largest in the world. There’s also a social media contest with a prize of two free spots on this blink-or-you’ll-miss-it trip. - Michael Isenbek, TravelPulse Senior Editor

Raising much-needed funds for breast cancer research and community health programs and bringing focus to the cause in anticipation of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, global guided vacations leader Trafalgar ( has partnered with Susan G. Komen to launch a special hand-crafted itinerary, the Pink Ribbon Italy Trip, taking place May 19-29, 2017.

For each seat filled on this limited, special-edition trip sold now through May 19, 2017 in the United States, Trafalgar will donate $1,000 to Susan G. Komen.

Traveling through Rome, Florence, Pisa, San Gimignano, Verona, Venice and more, guests are invited to explore the best cities and picturesque villages of Italy, enjoying Trafalgar’s unequaled Insider Experiences along the way.

Highlights include savoring delicious Chianti wine over a unique Be My Guest dinner at the home of a local Italian family in the rolling Tuscan Hills; gaining cultural insight into Italian cuisine by shopping at a local market with charismatic Chef Libero for a cooking class back at his restaurant; and joining the tens of thousands participating in the inspiring Susan G. Komen Italia Race for the Cure 5K walk/run in Rome, now the largest Race for the Cure event in the world.

Starting at $3,699 per person (land only), the 11-day Pink Ribbon Italy Trip offers travelers a stress-free way to experience the best of Italy to support a good cause. The vacation package includes quality hotel accommodations, many meals, luxury coach transportation, the expertise of a local Travel Director and sightseeing with VIP entry to the icons plus unique Insider Experiences, only from Trafalgar. Visit the trip itinerary page for more information.

For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Trafalgar’s #SimplyPink social contest offers participants a chance to win two seats on the trip. To enter, post “Simply...” followed by a one-word adjective for what the fight against breast cancer means to you (e.g. “Simply... inspiring”) on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (accompanying stories and photos welcome), adding #SimplyPink to the post and ensure post privacy is set to public. The favorite grand prize global winner announced in November will be awarded two seats on the trip, plus three runners-up get a $200 travel voucher. Full contest details and social posts can be seen online.

“Breast cancer is a disease that touches us all. At Trafalgar, we believe in supporting initiatives that directly benefit the world and communities we live in, and the fight against breast cancer is close to our hearts,” said Trafalgar CEO Gavin Tollman. “That’s why we’ve created this special global trip for survivors, advocates and inspired travelers alike to lend their support by joining the world’s largest Race for the Cure while discovering Italy’s most amazing destinations.”

This exclusively-designed trip is a Join Trafalgar sustainable tourism initiative, part of Trafalgar’s commitment to support and give back to the communities it visits, and welcomes travelers — women, men and children ages five and up, from all around the world.  

Seats are limited and expected to sell out quickly. 

For more information, visit To book, call 866-544-4434 or contact your travel agent.

SOURCE: A Trafalgar press release

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