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Program #15617RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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: 41 total, 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 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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New York Marriott Downtown: New York City, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The only Marriott hotel centrally located in Lower Manhattan, New York City's Financial District, and within walking distance to Wall Street and NYSE.

Contact info:
85 West Street at Albany Street
New York, NY 10006 USA
phone: 800-228-9290
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/nycws-new-york-marriott-downtown/

Room amenities: This hotel near Wall Street features 497 newly renovated guest rooms, including 7 suites. Hotel rooms offer the new Revive bed, 300 thread-count linens, down comforters and marble bathrooms. Some guest rooms offer views of the Statue of Liberty, New York City Harbor, or Wall Street. This downtown Manhattan hotel near Wall Street offers a state-of-the-art hotel fitness center. High-tech amenities include high-speed internet access and flat-screen TVs in all guest rooms.

Facility amenities: All public areas non-smoking, Beauty shop nearby (referral at front desk), Cash machine/ATM, Coffee/tea in-room, Concierge Lounge Hours, Concierge desk, Evening turndown service, Florist, Foreign exchange, Gift/newsstand, Housekeeping service daily, Local restaurant dinner delivery, Newspaper delivered to room on request, Newspaper in lobby, Phone calls: toll-free, Room service, 6:00 AM-12:00 AM, Safe deposit boxes, front desk, Valet dry-cleaning, Virtual Concierge Available

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBA
TBD

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Queen Mary II: At Sea, 7 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Queen Mary 2 is the most magnificent ocean liner ever built. Her every detail harkens to the Golden Age of Ocean Travel, while providing one of the most modern travel experiences on earth. From bow to stern, discover 13 spacious decks on which to relax and unwind; to indulge in pleasures and pursuits you never normally have time for. Opulent public areas, extravagant dining rooms, ballrooms, theatres, lounges...even the only Planetarium at sea.

Ship Information: Length: 1.132 feet, Beam: 135 feet, Draft: 32 feet 10 inches, Height: 236.2 feet, Gross tonage: Approx. 151,400 gross tonnes, Guest capacity: 3,056 max., Crew: 1253, Cruise Speed: 28.5 knots

Contact info:
Cunard Cruise Lines
24303 Town Center Drive, Suite 200
Valencia, CA 91355 USA
phone: 800-728-6273
Room amenities: Standard staterooms are spacious (min.155sq.ft.) Amenities: 24hr rm service. Direct-Dial telephone & internet access, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer, daily shipboard newspaper, 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets, nightly turn down service.

Facility amenities: Art Gallery, Bookstore, Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, Chart Room, Commodore Club, Computer Centre, Empire Casino, Image Gallery, Swimming Pools, Golden Lion Pub, Grand Lobby, Library, Shops, Queens Room, Royal Court Theatre, Sports Decks The Zone/The Play Zone | Veuve Clicquot® Champagne Bar

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

Elevator: Yes

Hilton Portsmouth: Portsmouth, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Just a ten minute drive from Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard and city center, this Portsmouth hotel is near a host of historic, cultural and shopping attractions. Discover Charles Dickens birth place or Portsmouth’s rich naval history at the Royal Naval Museum. Visit Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard and see Lord Nelson’s historic flagship HMS Victory. Enjoy an extensive choice of shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities at Gunwharf Quays and views over Portsmouth from the Spinnaker Tower.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Eastern Road
Portsmouth, PO6 1UN UK:England
phone: +44 23 92 21 91 11
web: www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/hilton-portsmouth-hotel-PORHNHN/index.html

Room amenities: 32-inch LCD flat screen TV and freeview channels, wireless internet access

Facility amenities: Bar, Beauty Salon, Foreign Currency Exchange, Laundry/Valet Service, Lounge, News Stand, Room Service, Fitness Room, Business Center, Meeting Rooms, Restaurant, Tennis Court, Pool

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

Elevator: Yes

Villa Lara: Bayeux, 4 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Villa Lara is a new boutique hotel in the historic centre of Bayeux, nestled in a quiet tree-lined square facing the 11th century majecstic Bayeux Cathedral and along the Aure River. The famous Bayeux Tapestry is 2 minutes' walk away. The 28 elegantly appointed rooms are in a French style with 8 different colour schemes. All the furniture is made by Moissonnier, a well known company founded in 1885, whose French cabinetmaking skills have been passed on down the generations.

Contact info:
6 Place du Quebec
Bayeux, France
phone: +33 (0)2 31 92 00 55
web: www.hotel-villalara.com

Room amenities: The luxury hotel features period-style furniture, a flat-screen TV, safe and a minibar. They have an individual color theme using neutral tones and printed fabrics. Each has a private bathroom with a marble floor, bathrobes, hair dryer and slippers.

Facility amenities: Room service, bar / lounge with a fireplace, air conditioned, non-smoking rooms, fitness room, meeting room, elegant breakfast buffet

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

Elevator: Yes

Villa Montparnasse: Paris, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Villa Montparnasse is a quaint hotel on the left bank of the Seine. The colonial-style residence is located in the 19th century intellectual elite neighborhood opposite the famed Montparnasse Cemetery and next to the apartment where Simone de Beauvoir lived. This hotel is both charming and comfortable and is one block from a pedestrian street featuring restaurants and shops. It is within walking distance of two different metro lines both with direct access to the main monuments of Paris.

Contact info:
2, rue Boulard
Paris, 75014 France
phone: +33 (0)1 56 80 34 34
web: www.villa-montparnasse.com/Villa_Montparnasse/Accueil.html

Room amenities: In each room there is satellite TV, air conditioning, a mini-bar and a safe.

Facility amenities: 24-hour front desk with English-speaking staff, bar / lounge, laundry service, smoke-free environment. Wifi is available in the lobby. Participants should be aware that hotel rooms in Paris are often considerably smaller than hotel rooms in the United States.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for details.

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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15 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 dinners
15 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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