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Program #20983RJ
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.
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: 18 total, 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinner

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

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 Mundial: Lisbon, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Mundial hotel is located right in the heart of Lisbon, in the Baixa Pombalina district, with the São Jorge castle as backdrop and a stone's throw away from Praça do Rossio square, an area with easy and quick access to the main sights of the city.

Contact info:
Largo Martim Moniz, 1100-341
Lisbon, Portugal
phone: +351 21 884 20 00
web: http://www.hotel-mundial.pt/

Room amenities: Equipped with direct dial telephone, air conditioning, heating, individual safe, hairdryer, mini-bar, bathrobe, radio, satellite TV, WI-Fi available.

Facility amenities: Laundry Service, 24 Hours Room Service, Handicapped Rooms Available

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at 1800-241-1404 to check for rates and availability.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Mercure Figueira da Foz Hotel: Figueira da Foz, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The 4-star Mercure Figueira da Foz hotel is located in Figueira da Foz city center. With a magnificent view over the famous Claridade beach, this hotel is ideal for exploring the city and making the most of the beaches or the Serra da Boa Viagem nature reserve. Relax in one of our 102 comfortable rooms, enjoy yourself and watch the sun set from the hotel's terrace, looking out to the Atlantic. The hotel has 2 meeting rooms to accommodate your large events.

Contact info:
Avenida 25 de Abril, 22
FIGUEIRA DA FOZ, 3080-086 Portugal
phone: +351 )233/403900
web: http://www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-1921-mercure-figueira-da-foz-hotel/index.shtml

Room amenities: Contemporary style room with a double bed, functional bathroom and desk. Equipped with air conditioning, cable and satellite TV, telephone, minibar, safe and hairdryer. WIFI Internet access is available free of charge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Mercure Porto Centro: Porto, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: This 4 star hotel is located in the city centre, in the historical heart of Oporto. Just 17 km away from the international airport, the hotel is within easy reach of several means of transportation (train, bus, metro, taxi).

Contact info:
Praca da Batalha 116
Porto, 4049-028 Portugal
phone: +351222043300
Room amenities: Rooms are equipped with minibar, television, pay TV, air conditioning, wireless Internet and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: At your disposal in the hotel are meeting rooms, a bar, restaurant, laundry service and porter service.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: see below
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at 1800-241-1404 for rates and availability.

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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Included
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8 nights of accommodations
18 meals: 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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