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AUSTRIA / GERMANY / FRANCE

Castles, Farms & Forests: Walking in Austria, France & Germany

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Road Scholar
Program #20822RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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: 27 total, 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 11 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Low Fat; 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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Hotel Gasthof zum Lowen: Lingenau, 4 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Family owned and operated in the third generation and located in the center of the village.

Contact info:
Hof 30
Lingenau, A-6951 Austria
phone: +4355136360
web: www.loewen-lingenau.com

Room amenities: TV, radio, telephone, hairdryers.

Facility amenities: Swimming pool, sauna, fitness center close to the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBA
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Hotel Schwarzwaldhof: Hinterzarten, 4 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Most traditional and centrally located building in the famous Hinterzarten spa area, and it's history dates back over 127 years. Rich variety of culinary delights. The hotel is owned and operated by the Gutzweiler family. The hotel was originally built by Anton Riesterer as the train station guesthouse.

Contact info:
Freiburger Str. 2
Hinterzarten, 79856 Germany
phone: +49765212030
web: www.schwarzwaldhof.com

Room amenities: Telephone, TV, radio, safe and hairdryer

Facility amenities: Restaurant, dozy farmhouse parlour, sun terrace, and gardens. Also known for their own patisserie, variety of coffee and tea specialities. Local cuisine is served in the restaurant, hearty buffet breakfast, and also an area where "spirits" and snacks can be enjoyed. Relax in the sauna and steam bath, solarium or request one of the many massage treatments available at the hotel. The Schwarzwaldhof provides a variety of regional, seasonal and international specialities, all dishes are freshly prepared and that is why the restaurant is known for their high-quality cuisine.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Les Portes de la Vallee: Turckheim-Colmar, 3 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Renowned for it's location of the hospitality of the owners, the Graff family, and a perfect location for exploring the Alsace. The hotel is a continued work in progress thanks to the financial support of the General Council and the Region. With this location there are hourly buses/trains running between Turckheim and Colmar.

Contact info:
29, rue Romaine
Turckheim, F-68230 France
phone: +33389279550
web: www.hotelturckheim.com

Room amenities: Private bath with tub and shower, TV and balcony.

Facility amenities: Full service restaurant, public areas, local wines are available, outdoor heated pool, free wi-fi and Internet, and bicycles available for no cost during your stay.

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

Best Western Hotel Airport: Zurich, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Modern hotel near the Zurich Airport and exhibition center.

Contact info:
Oberhauserstrasse 30
Glattbrugg, CH-8152 Switzerland
phone: +41448094747
web: www.bestwestern.worldexecutive.com

Room amenities: TV, radio, telephone, hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, cocktail lounge, buffet breakfast, currency exchange, Internet available.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 10:00 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

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
27 meals: 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 11 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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