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16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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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Group Leaders make sure your program runs smoothly and are attuned to the needs of Road Scholar participants. These Group Leaders are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Andrea John

Andrea John has worked as an educator throughout her professional life, both as a school teacher and in adult education. Born and raised in Basel, she moved in 1970 to the Canton of Aargau in the middle of Switzerland. In 1975, she graduated from the University for Special Education in Zurich. After teaching physically handicapped children and special education classes in primary schools for several years, Andrea started working in adult education and in teacher training for the University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland. She specialized in the fields of social studies and basic music instruction. In the 1990s, she organized and co-led courses for an adult education center near Aarau. It was during this time when Andrea became involved with Road Scholar — nearly 20 years later, she continues to develop and lead Road Scholar learning adventures throughout Switzerland!

Ms. Fabienne Klaas

Fabienne Klaas was born and raised in the eastern part of Switzerland, close to Chur in the canton of Grison. After high school and a foreign stay in New Zealand, she took a job in Lucerne with a travel agent who specialized in golfing vacations; she was lucky enough to accompany some of those golf groups abroad. A year later Fabienne moved to Basel for her studies in business and economics. After graduating, she started working in a recruitment agency, finding skilled workers for the pharmaceutical industry in the Basel area. As she still hasn’t gotten her fill of university, she recently moved to Winterthur to pursue a master’s degree in management and economics.

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Included
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14 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 14 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 14 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips

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