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CHICAGO - LIGHTS, ACTION, CAMERA - A FILM EXPERIENCE


  • Chicago Illinois - USA (map)

Tues, Oct 10, 2017 – beginning at 17:00 (5:00 pm)

Wed, Oct 16, 2017 – ending at 18:00 (6:00 pm)

On the occasion of the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival, opening October 12, 2017 and in collaboration with Asian Pop-Up Cinema in Chicago and Mundo Escondido, MovieTravel has prepared for you a 7-day (travel days inclusive) tour in the Illinois’ largest city to include fantastic famous locations for many film productions. 


DAY 1 - CHICAGO FILM TOUR

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit to the Chicago Film Tour location, accompanied by a guide and local film critic, Patrick McDonald. Lunch in Chinatown. Afternoon guided tour of CineSpace Chicago Film Studios. Transfers by bus. Dinner in the hotel vicinity and evening event with Asian Pop-Up Cinema. Transfer by public transportation. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 2 - CHICAGO (GOLD COAST AND OLD TOWN - OPENING FILM FESTIVAL 53rd)

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning walking tour of the historic Gold Coast and Old Town neighborhoods. Visit to the Chicago History Museum. Lunch in Old Town. Afternoon tour of Second City (theater and school of improvisation) with the opportunity to attend a workshop. Dinner in the Gold Coast or near the hotel. Evening at the Opening Night of the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival with After Party. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 3 - CHICAGO (ABC-7 AND CHICAGO THEATER, CONFERENCE AT COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO)

Breakfast at the hotel. Private tour of ABC-7 Chicago (television headquarters) and nearby Gene Siskel Film Center and/or the historical Chicago Theater. Lunch in the vicinity. Afternoon private visit to Columbia College Chicago (a local university specializing in the performing arts). With permission, participation to one of their classes. Dinner at a West Randolph Street restaurant and walking tour of the area. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 4 - CHICAGO (MILLENNIUM PARK AND ART INSTITUTE, FILM FESTIVALS & EVENTS)

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit to Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago (the “best museum in the world” according to Trip Advisor), whose modern wing was designed by Renzo Piano. Lunch in the vicinity. Free afternoon with the possibility of shopping on North Michigan Avenue (Chicago’s “Miracle Mile”). Evening participation in films and/or other events at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival. Overnight at the hotel

DAY 5 - CHICAGO (MICHIGAN LAKE - FILM FESTIVALS & EVENTS)

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning spent walking along the beautiful Lake Michigan and beaches along Lake Shore Drive. Lunch on the patio of Lincoln Park Zoo. Afternoon and evening free. Evening participation in films and/or other events at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival. Overnight at the hotel


Price per person in a double room: 2400 €

From share excluding flights to and from Italy, that given the wide variety of offers ranging between 450 and 800 €. For a cheaper price, it is advisable to book well in advance. We also accept reservations without flight.



Your travel price includes:

  • Return flight to Italy plus airport taxes (subject to change
  • Overnight stays with all breakfasts included at mid/high category hotels
  • Meals as planned in the program itinerary
  • Transfers during excursions, and when arriving to and leaving from airports and hotels
  • Excursions with local guides speaking Italian and/or English, according to program and costs
  • Entry tickets, as applicable (those to be paid on-site to be specified)
  • Local assistance by our MovieTravel Angel

Your travel price does NOT include:

  • Meals and drinks, where not indicated in program itinerary
  • Changes required by traveler
  • Extra optional excursions
  • Additional costs for guides and private transport
  • All personal expenses
  • Cancellation insurance (optional)

Your travel price is subject to changes based on:

  • Booking class availability on selected flights
  • Airport tax, fees and aviation fuel changes
  • Price increases by local governments (taxes, VAT’s, etc.)
  • Availability of hotels, guides and transport services
  • Seasonal surcharges
  • Single room costs and meals
  • Travel changes requested by traveler
  • Trip extensions or special excursions

Your travel price may decrease due to:

  • Airline promotions
  • Favorable currency exchange rate
  • Sharing excursions and itineraries with other travelers on the same dates
  • Triple room (if available)
  • Traveler request to exclude some services (i.e., meals or some excursions)
  • Replacement of air transport by train, bus or boat
  • Higher number of connecting flights and possible overnight stays at promotional rates

Travel registration fee and mandatory medical/luggage insurance fee: €40 adult (non-refundable) That includes:

  • Medical expenses and US care €10,000 per participant
  • Transportation costs back to your country for hospitalization or family emergencies
  • Costs for immediate personal effects in case of delayed baggage delivery
  • Up to €1,500 per loss or theft of each piece of luggage
  • Electronic transfer of travel documents

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