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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active (Variable by Program Date)
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Patricia Graczyk Jun 15, 2015 at 05:09 PM

I am going on this trip in September. I would like to expand my trip for 3 days to go to Vienna. I was told this was possible and that RS would help with hotel and travel arrangements. Would anyone else be interested in doing this?

Deborah Kirwan Feb 07, 2015 at 02:00 PM

My husband and I are going on this trip in June. The one thing that's not included that I would like to do is to attend a concert of Mozart's music while in Salzberg. We'll be there over a Fri and Sat night, so I'm hoping something will be available. Anyone else interested in pursuing this?
Deborah Christenson May 02, 2015 at 01:55 AM

There will be Mozart music to accompany our farewell dinner (singing, mostly), but we will be sure to see what is available in the city for people who are interested.
Deborah Christenson May 02, 2015 at 01:56 AM

I'm the program assistant for this group!
Deborah Kirwan May 02, 2015 at 08:33 AM

Thank you. I appreciate your looking into this for us.

Sara Bailey Jan 05, 2015 at 10:14 PM

Internet information is contradictory: which of the trips (June-July or September) would have the better chance of seeing wildflowers, especially edelweiss?
Holly Fisher Jan 05, 2015 at 10:57 PM

Edelweiss only grows at altitudes of 5000 to 8000 ft. We were on the trip in September. No wildflowers.

Deb G Aug 21, 2014 at 06:49 PM

If I sign up for this trip starting June 21, 2015, would there be any singles who would like to extend for a few days in Vienna?

Holly Fisher Jul 24, 2014 at 12:20 PM

My husband and I are from ct. We are taking another trip with RS prior to this and will join this group at the airport on sept 8.
Holly Fisher Jul 24, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Correction - will meet the group in zurich on sept 9th.

Mary Ann Robertson Jul 07, 2014 at 05:26 PM

Who is going on the September 8 trip? How did the June attendees like the trip and do you have any suggestions for the September people? This is my first Road Scholar trip.

Michael Dill May 01, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Hi, my name is Rosemary and I am going on the trip with my husband, Mike. We are leaving out of Boston. Been to Europe before but this is our first Road Scholar trip. Excited!

Premium Email Subscriber Mar 09, 2014 at 04:58 PM

Hi, my name is Jeni and I'm signed up for this trip with a friend, Miguel, for June 2014. Very excited! I have family all over northern Switzerland, but am not familiar with the southern half. And, it's my first RS trip. Will be flying out of Dulles. Who else is coming?

Cheers, Jeni

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