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Puglia, Basilicata & Calabria: Southern Italy from “Heel” to “Toe”

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Program #20221RJ
16 Days | 15 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: 38 total, 13 breakfasts, 1 brunches, 11 lunches, 13 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.

Lodging
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Hotel President: Lecce, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is situated at the centre of Lecce and at a few steps from the old town centre. It is a structure of high level, respecting the traditional local culture for hospitality. It was created to host the guests with exclusiveness and warmth. A modern complex that conjugates elegance and tradition, comfort and efficiency of the services.

Contact info:
Via Salandra
Lecce, 73100 Italy
phone: +39 -0832-456111
web: www.hotelpresidentlecce.it

Room amenities: The Hotel has 150 rooms. Every room is furnished with the most exclusive comforts: air-conditioning, cable and SAT TV, pay TV, WI-FI internet, safety-boxes, mini bar, clock radio, radio, hair-dryer, courtesy-set.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: € 190,00 DBL, € 135,00 SGL B/B
Advanced reservation are required and depending upon availability. Please also check the hotel website for special offers

Grand Hotel D'Aragona: Conversano, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Grand Hotel d'Aragona, surrounded by a beautiful park, is located 600 meters from the historical center of Conversano, today recognized as "città d'arte" and located on a wide area of great tourist interest

Contact info:
Strada Provinciale per cozze
Conversano, Bari, 70014 Italy
phone: +39 080 495 2344
web: www.grandhoteldaragona.it

Room amenities: The rooms are well furnished and provided with every kind of comfort: air conditioning, television, telephone, cocktail cabinet and refrigerator.

Facility amenities: The hotel has a large hall that can hold more than 1000 people, a restaurant with regional, national and international cuisine, a relaxation room, a game room, and an American bar. It also has a swimming pool for adults and children and a luxurious garden surrounding the majestic amphitheatre conceived for great events.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Mercure: Rende (Cosenza), 5 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: This Mercure Hotel is close to the North Cosenza exit off highway A3 and offers a swimming pool, free parking lot, and modern guest rooms with free Wi-Fi access

Contact info:
Via Guglielmo Marconi 59
Rende (Cosenza), 87036 Italy
phone: +39 0984 401010
web: www.mercure.com

Room amenities: Your room features satellite TV, air conditioning, and a bathroom with a bathtub

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

Elevator: Yes

Ehotel: ReggioCalabria, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The unique hotel overviewing the sea in the centre of Reggio Calabria city, èhotel challenges the traditional idea of hotellerie and offers a brand new hospitality concept. The luxury of every detail, the spectacular view of Messina’s strait, the silence of its open spaces, offer its guests a sensation of well being and relax. The décor of the Hotel has been interpreted with a contemporary touch and a modern sense of style. E’ Hotel joins an aesthetical pleasure to a refined functionallity.

Contact info:
Via Giunchi 6
Reggio Calabria, 89121 Italy
phone: +39 0965 89300
web: www.ehotelreggiocalabria.it

Room amenities: 52 rooms feature refined furnishings and all amenities, including plasma flat screen TV, pay-tv, 2 direct dial phones, high-speed internet access, safety deposit box, mini-bar. Bathrooms have Jacuzzi or shower

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: 150 E in sgl, 320 E in Dbl B/B
Additional nights can be booked in advance with the program coordinator

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.

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
14 nights of accommodations
38 meals: 13 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 11 lunches, 13 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips

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4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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