Special Tour to our Sister Cities

07/01/2018 - 07/08/2018

Please join the Buffalo-Lille Association Inc. on its eighth study tour to our Sister Cities in northern France and southern Belgium from July 1 to 8 this year.

Our tour this summer will visit the major cities in the area such as Lille, Ghent and Bruxelles. Several days of the tour will address the six professional areas of the association ( Arts, Education, Business, Government, Medicine and Sports). Depending on the professional composition of the travel group and their interests the visit will include stops at universities, research labs, high schools, hospitals, arts and historical museums and institutions, law schools, manufacturing plants and more.

The total cost for the tour is only $1,300 + local transportation and occasional meals. we will stay with host families, transportation will be by private bus, and two bilingual guides will escort us on various visits in northern France and southern Belgium.

Everyone is encouraged to join us on this memorable tour whose specific goal is to reinforce the ties between the Niagara region, northern France, and southern Belgium.

For more information, please contact Dr. Jean-François Gounard, director of special international programs at Buffalo State and president of Buffalo-Lille Association inc. at gounarjf@buffalostate.edu or call (716)878-6917

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