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 MarseillesThu Jul 11, 1867
11 July SLC and companions departed Paris for Marseilles by a morning train.
Arrive Marseilles from ParisFri Jul 12, 1867
12 July SLC and companions arrived in Marseilles in the morning.
Depart MarseillesSat Jul 13, 1867
13 July QC departed Marseilles at noon.
Arrived in GenoaSun Jul 14, 1867
14 July QC arrived at Genoa, 6:00 a.m.
Depart Genoa for MilanTue Jul 16, 1867
16 July SLC and companions5 departed Genoa by train, arriving in Milan that evening.
Milan, Italy - 1867Tue Jul 16, 1867
From Milan to Como and BellagioThu 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 VeniceSat 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 FlorenceMon Jul 22, 1867
22 July SLC and companions departed Venice by train, passing through Bologna and Pistoia overnight.
Arrive in FlorenceTue Jul 23, 1867
23 July SLC and companions arrived in Florence; QC departed Genoa, 7:00 p.m.