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Program #3729RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Jacqueline Christie Sep 04, 2014 at 01:45 PM

I am arriving Marseille Oct. 2 and would like to share a taxi to Aix.around 5.20p.m.J.Christie


Harry Oster Sep 02, 2014 at 08:31 PM

We are going on the Provence trip this coming friday, Sept. 5, and wonder who else is signed up? We are Harry and Leslie Oster from White Plains, NY-- a retired banker and retired English teacher.


Stephen Silver Apr 11, 2014 at 02:48 PM

Hi- my wife and I are going on the trip May 2. We noticed that May 8 in Aix appears to be a relatively free day. We looked into organized tours going to Nice, Monaco but have found they don't go on Thursday. Anyone interested in sharing a private driver for the day. We also looked at a half day trip to cassis.


Shirley Mitchell Mar 14, 2014 at 12:28 AM

Am excited about the Provence trip. Will be overnight in Frankfurt and then arriving in Marseille the morning of Sept 5. Not sure if I meet the group there. I am looking for a roommate. Any takers?


Beverly Rawlings Mar 11, 2014 at 10:37 AM

Hi. I am looking for a roommate for the Provence trip from May 30th to June 11th.
I am an active 76 year old woman with international travel experience and love art and music. If interested, please let me know. Thanks, Beverly
Beverly Smith Apr 24, 2014 at 10:29 AM

Hello Beverly, My name is also Beverly and I am looking for a roommate for the May 30th Provence trip. Have you found a roommate yet?
Beverly Rawlings Apr 25, 2014 at 08:54 AM

Hi Beverly. No, I haven't found a roommate yet and would be interested. Can you share a few things about yourself? Thanks.
Beverly Smith Apr 25, 2014 at 10:14 AM

I am a career professional in Human Resources and am semi-retired. I love to travel and don't get to do it often enough, and especially love to go to France. I lived in New England all my life. I love to dance and play games. I keep in shape although I have to say that the pounds have been creeping up on me but I guess that's part of the aging process but I'm going to fight it! You know, this is harder than I thought! I feel like I'm writing a very bad essay! I like to get to bed and settle down by 11:00 at the latest so if you're a party person and would come in at 2 or 3, that wouldn't work. I am a very light sleeper so anyone moving around during the night time would be difficult for me. I think that's enough for now - maybe you could share some things about yourself!


Lani McDonald Feb 24, 2014 at 04:40 PM

Hi, It is early yet but I'm looking for a room share person for Provence either 9/19-10/1 or 10/3 - 10/15 2014. thanks, Lani


HALLIE SMITH Aug 31, 2013 at 06:51 PM

I am taking this trip arriving in Marseille on Air France #7664 on Saturday, September 21. I noticed in the Final Information Packet that there will be two taxis meeting us. For those who are boarding #7664 in Paris on September 21, are any of you flying from San Francisco? Perhaps we could navigate Charles de Gaulle airport together.


Lin Schmidt Jul 18, 2013 at 06:54 PM

Bonjour tout le monde...and now in English:
Hi everyone. We are meeting up with the Art of Living in Provence tour at the hotel in Aix on September 22nd. We will have been traveling since August 17th and will get to you under our own power (car or train.)

Although we have traveled extensively, somehow we are just getting to the south of France for the first time. It is also our first Road Scholar (or Elderhostel tour) and we are really looking forward to the itinerary and meeting all of you.

This trip is going to be fascinating and a lot of fun!

Cheers, Lin and Gary Schmidt


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