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Tour of Europe and the Holy Land aboard the Quaker City

Itinerary of the Quaker City Excursion, (MTDP 00308).” In Mark Twain’s Letters, 1867–1868. Edited by Harriet Elinor Smith, Richard Bucci, and Lin Salamo. Mark Twain Project Online. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press. 1990, 2007. , accessed 2020-12-08.

  • Depart Paris for Marseilles
    Thu Jul 11, 1867

    11 July SLC and companions departed Paris for Marseilles by a morning train.

  • Arrive Marseilles from Paris
    Fri Jul 12, 1867

    12 July SLC and companions arrived in Marseilles in the morning.

  • Depart Marseilles
    Sat Jul 13, 1867

    13 July QC departed Marseilles at noon.

  • Arrived in Genoa
    Sun Jul 14, 1867

    14 July QC arrived at Genoa, 6:00 a.m.

  • Depart Genoa for Milan
    Tue Jul 16, 1867

    16 July SLC and companions5 departed Genoa by train, arriving in Milan that evening.

  • Milan, Italy - 1867
    Tue Jul 16, 1867
  • From Milan to Como and Bellagio
    Thu Jul 18, 1867

    18 July SLC and companions traveled by train from Milan to Como, then by steamer to Bellagio on Lake Como.

  • From Bellagio to Venice
    Sat Jul 20, 1867

    20 July SLC and companions traveled by steamer from Bellagio to Leco, departing Lecco by carriage, 1:00 p.m., for Bergamo, where they caught the train, passing through Brescia, Verona, Vicenza, and Padua, and arriving in Venice, 8:00 p.m.

  • Depart Venice enroute to Florence
    Mon Jul 22, 1867

    22 July SLC and companions departed Venice by train, passing through Bologna and Pistoia overnight.

  • Arrive in Florence
    Tue Jul 23, 1867

    23 July SLC and companions arrived in Florence; QC departed Genoa, 7:00 p.m.