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Program #18647RJ
10 Days | 9 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.
Meals: 15 total, 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Hotel Balestri: Florence, 8 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: A traditional Florentine Hotel, partially restyled in 2008 to bring its original structure back to light. With its unrivalled location within walking distance from Ponte Vecchio, right in the heart of Santa Croce district and with its stunning views onto San Leonardo and San Miniato hills, the Balestri is a three-star hotel, 51 rooms, catering for guests who care for service quality; ideal for families, it is also one of the most convenient starting points to discover the city and the Oltrarno, the authentic city Village.

Contact info:
P.zza Mentana 7
Firenze, 50123 Italy
phone: +39 055 214743
web: www.hotel-balestri.it

Room amenities: Rooms of the Hotel Balestri, with their approximate size of 18 sqm, overlook the small streets of the city centre, the typical Florentine ancient buildings inner courtyards or Mentana Square. All the rooms are composed by a comfortable bedroom (Queen or Twin bedded) with private bathroom with bath tub or shower, terry bath towels and hair dryer. Phone with direct line Sat TV Safe Paying Wi-Fi internet connection Air conditioning and heating with automatic control from the room Minibar

Facility amenities: Services Reception / concierge 24h Paying internet point Paying wi-fi Breakfast room open from 07:00 to 10:30 a.m. Bar Light snacks available Meeting room (from 02 to 26 people) Valet parking

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: € 145 DBL, € 130 SGL B/B
Advanced reservation required and depending upon availability. Please also check the hotel website for special offers.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: € 145 DBL, € 130 SGL B/B
Advanced reservation required and depending upon availability. Please also check the hotel website for special offers.

Check out time: 11:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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8 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips

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