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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Carrol Meredith May 31, 2015 at 01:50 PM

Going on the July 8 through July 23 tour with my daughter. I usually travel alone so I'm very happy to have her going with me. It sounds like lots of fun. Looking forward to meeting more Road Scholars...who were soooo nice and inclusive on my last journey to Italy.
Wish I had started with Road Scholar many years ago when I began to see the world.
Paula Baker Jun 01, 2015 at 11:29 AM

My mom and I are talking about doing a Road Scholar Italy trip next...which one did you do? Was it fantastic? My mom and I went to Ireland in 2013 and it was super!! You'll have a great time!
Carrol Meredith Jun 10, 2015 at 05:09 PM

I did the Heel & Toe, Puglia, Basilicata, & Calabria. While the economy in the toe area is sad, the landscape is gorgeous and the activities planned by Road Scholar were excellent. The directors, lecturers, and locations were the best I've experienced with any other tour group and I've been with many to every continent on earth. I can't say enough about how included I felt as a single traveler. And the pace was set by the group being paced. That was very nice!
Finley Dula Jun 23, 2015 at 08:24 AM

I am going on the Ireland trip also. Leaving Charlotte on July 9.
Julie Walsh Jun 25, 2015 at 11:26 AM

My mom and I are going...we see you in Shannon on the 10th!
Finley Dula Jun 25, 2015 at 09:49 PM

Look forward to meeting you.
Marilyn Blaisdell Jun 27, 2015 at 04:55 PM

warren and I are also on the July 9 trip. See you all in shannon

Virginia Moore May 31, 2015 at 08:08 AM

I am going on the June 4th program. Will be arriving at Shannon airport at 7:00am. Not sure when I will be in Killarney. Looking forward to meeting. Virginia

Cynthia McArthur May 30, 2015 at 04:49 PM

I am attending this program and the Wee Ramble in Ireland program back to back from Aug 28 until Sep 5 for the Wee Ramble and from Sep 4-18 (first day is a travel day!) for this one. Is anyone else doing this?

Amy Mann May 21, 2015 at 06:14 PM

Is anyone going on the best of Ireland trip on June 11th? Would love to meet you. My husband and I are leaving from Boston.
Suzanne Brown May 28, 2015 at 11:24 PM

Don and Suzanne Brown from Mesa AZ will be there. Looking forward to meeting you.

Geoff Mcauliffe May 19, 2015 at 02:35 PM

Geoff and Lyand are going to Ireland on Aug 13-27. Anyone else?
Yvonne. "Bonnie" Coovert May 19, 2015 at 03:23 PM

i wish
Darla Minuth Jun 02, 2015 at 11:07 AM

Looking forward to meeting you. We will be attending the 8/13 program. We have found every RS program to be exceptional and a bit magical.
Geoff Mcauliffe Jun 02, 2015 at 08:51 PM

See you in Ireland!

William(Bill) Baxter May 06, 2015 at 09:40 AM

Ireland and Scotland in September, is it a good time for a trip?
Carrol Meredith May 31, 2015 at 01:45 PM

Perfect! If you're in Scotland in early Sept., there are "Gatherings" (outdoor field contests around and about) that you might want to research online. The royal family will be at Balmoral and they attend the one near there. Quite fun to spectate but it in outdoors in open sun (or rain) so very warm.

Amy Mann May 04, 2015 at 12:13 PM

anybody going on the June 11 t trip? My husband and I are looking forward to meeting you.
christine trasser May 05, 2015 at 12:05 PM

Counting down the days until June 11. Chris and Larry looking forward to meeting you as well. We are leaving from Chicago. See you at Shannon.
Amy Mann May 21, 2015 at 06:07 PM

We look forward to meeting you in Shannon, too! Have you heard from anyone else from our trip?

Debbie Pink Apr 27, 2015 at 08:41 PM

Looking for others going on the May 7 trip. It would be fun to get acquainted prior to getting there.
William Mallonee May 01, 2015 at 02:58 PM

Bill and Shiela from Eugene OR will be on the May 7 trip. Won't be arriving at Shannon until 11:05 am. Anyone else going to be that late?
Debbie Pink May 03, 2015 at 09:57 AM

My friend Judy and I arrive in Shannon at 7:00am. We look forward to meeting you both.
William Mallonee May 06, 2015 at 01:35 AM

See you Friday. Sure hope you don't have to wait at the airport until our flight gets in.

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