Vernon ambassadors sought for 2014 Sister City Tour to Europe

The City of Vernon Sister Cities Committee is inviting members of the public interested in becoming Vernon ambassadors to join a 14-day adventure to Europe leaving on September 19, 2014.

Visits will be made to Vernon’s sister cities Tavullia, Italy, and Frankenburg, Austria, with a special stop at the Swarovski Crystal Factory in Innsbruck, Austria. Other stops include Vienna, Venice, Florence and Rome and will feature a gondola ride with dinner, theatre shows, visits to museums and galleries, a visit to Vatican City and much more. The tour also includes 20 meals, step-on city guides, a bilingual tour escort, centrally located hotels and service of a coach and driver.

Those interested should contact Georgia Atwood at Carlson Wagonlit Travel 250-558-1010 for a detailed schedule and further information.


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