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18 Days | 17 Nights
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. 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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Meals: 39 total, 16 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 15 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

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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Radisson Blu Lietuva Hotel: Vilnius, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Radisson Blu Lietuva hotel (3-4 star) is located on the bank of the Neris River, a short walk to the Old Town and close to major tourist and cultural sites. Built in 1980, it is a fully renovated conference-style hotel (291 rooms). The simple but elegant interiors reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius, and some guestrooms and bars have a stunning view of the river.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Konstitucijos Str. 20
Vilnius, LT 09308 Lithuania
phone: (+370) 5-272 6272
web: www.radissonblu.com

Room amenities: Standard rooms are not large in size but are tastefully furnished, air-conditioned, have a full bath or shower and standard amenities, including high speed Internet for a fee, TV, telephone, and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel features a nice modern lobby with an ATM, a number of shops, a fitness center, a business center offering free Internet access, several bars, and two restaurants. It is fully air-conditioned, has 24-hour security, and employs English-speaking staff.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: to be reconfirmed
Additional hotel nights can be requested by contacting Road Scholar Travel Services. RSTS will confirm the reservation and rate and you will pay the hotel directly by credit card or by cash for the additional nights. Do note that the reservation will be separate from the program reservation and it is likely that you will need to check out of the room and check back in to a different room with the group. Extra nights can also be reserved independently via the Internet.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Avalon Hotel: Riga, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Opened in June 2007, the newly built, award-winning, 4-star Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center and is adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.

Contact info:
70 Kaleju St.
Riga, LV-1050 Latvia
phone: +(371) 671 69999
web: www.hotelavalon.eu

Room amenities: All rooms are spacious, air conditioned, and offer all the standard amenities, including private baths or showers, satellite TV, telephone, minibars, safes, and hairdryers.

Facility amenities: The Avalon is fully air-conditioned, has a modern, tastefully designed lobby, conference facilities, a business center with Internet access, several bars, a fitness center, and a nice restaurant. It offers a wide range of standard services, employs English-speaking staff and has 24-hour security.

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

Elevator: Yes

Park Inn Central Hotel: Tallinn, 2 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Park Inn Central is a comfortable, newly renovated, modern hotel, managed by Radisson, and situated near Old Town and the city center, within walking distance to major city sites. The hotel staff speaks English, offers 24-hour front desk service, and 24-hour security.

Contact info:
7C, Narva mnt
Tallinn EE
10117, Estonia
phone: + 372 633 9800
web: www.parkinn.com/hotel-centraltallinn

Room amenities: Standard guest rooms are comfortable, clean and spacious with twin beds. They are air-conditioned, have private showers, all the standard amenities, and a hair dryer. Internet access is available for a fee, and there is a direct-dial phone, cable TV, and a minibar. No safes in standard rooms.

Facility amenities: The hotel has 245 spacious guestrooms with modern amenities,a nice modern lobby, elevators, ATMs, a good restaurant, lobby bar, and a stylish café. It provides standard hotel services, including 24-hour laundry and dry-cleaning service and free high-speed wireless Internet access in the hotel lobby. Internet access for a fee is also available in standard rooms. It has good conference facilities and a small fitness area with a jacuzzi and sauna.

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

Elevator: Yes

Oktyabrskaya Hotel: St. Petersburg, 4 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: A superior 3-star hotel in the heart of St.Petersburg in an impressive, partially renovated 19th-century building once known as the Grand Hotel. It is conveniently located in the heart of the city close to major museums and theaters. The hotel has 24-hour security and employs English-speaking staff.

Contact info:
10 Ligovsky Prospekt
St. Petersburg, 10098 Russia
phone: +7 (812) 578-15-15
web: www.oktober-hotel.spb.ru

Room amenities: Standard rooms are spacious and tastefully furnished, with private baths or showers. Some rooms have showers only. All have renovated bathrooms with basic amenities and a hair dryer. Room amenities also include telephone, remote control TVs, and clock radio. Note: Rooms are air conditioned, but no safes are provided.

Facility amenities: The hotel has a spacious, partially renovated lobby, a restaurant, a pleasant lobby bar, ATMs, a small fitness center, beauty salon, souvenir shops, currency exchange desk, theater desk, well equipped business center and conference facilities with Internet access, and a number of bars and snack rooms. There is no WiFi connection in standard rooms, but complimentary computers are available in the hotel business area.

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

Elevator: Yes

Marriott Tverskaya Hotel: Moscow, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Moscow Marriott Tverskaya Hotel is housed in a beautiful, modern building in the city center; it is a rather small and comfortable hotel, recently renovated (204 rooms and suites). It is located within walking distance to Red Square, the Kremlin, and the Bolshoi Theatre (approximately 2 miles). Public transportation is easily available.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
34 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya St.
Moscow, 125047 Russia
phone: +74952583000
web: www.marriott.com

Room amenities: Guest rooms are spacious, have 1 or 2 double beds, a safe, are air conditioned, and bottled water is provided daily. There is a combination bathtub/shower with a private bathroom, a hair dryer and normal bathroom amenities. Electrical plug adaptors are available. There is a mini-refrigerator, cable television with all-news channels, AM/FM radio, and a direct-dial phone.

Facility amenities: A spacious lobby, two nice restaurants, a lobby bar, high-speed wireless Internet connection, foreign exchange office, ATM machine in the lobby, small business center, concierge service, complimentary coffee in the lobby, room service, laundry service, a small fitness center and health club. Smoking is permitted only in designated rooms and areas of the hotel. The hotel employs English-speaking staff and offers 24-hour security.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: approx $380 twin; $350 single.
Additional hotel nights can be requested by contacting Road Scholar Travel Services. RSTS will confirm the reservation and rate, and you pay the hotel directly by credit card or by cash for the additional nights. Room rates are subject to change and can only be confirmed at time of reservation.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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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16 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 16 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 15 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
22 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
5 Performances


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