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Switzerland and Austria: Jewels of Alpine Europe

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Program #19447RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active (Variable by Program Date)
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: 35 total, 13 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 13 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Low Fat; Vegetarian; Low Salt; 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 Murtenhof & Krone: Murten, 4 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel Murtenhof & Krone is a picturesque ensemble of striking, historic patricians' houses in the middle of the old town of Murten. Enjoying a central but absolutely tranquil location, the stylish three-star hotel offers guests a fantastic view of Lake Murten. The hotel features individually designed rooms and suites and friendly, personal service.

Contact info:
Rathausgasse 3
Murten, CH-3280 Switzerland
phone: +41 26 672 90 30
web: www.murtenhof.ch

Room amenities: Each room has a television, radio alarm, telephone, hair dryer and wireless Internet access.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, terrace overlooking Lake Murten, garden, lounge, library, fax machine and public wireless LAN for Internet access.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for assistance in booking additional hotel nights. (800-241-1404)

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Hotel Seehof: Walenstadt, 3 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The modern Hotel Seehof in Walenstadt is situated directly on Lake Walen. All rooms have a view to the lake and the dramatic mountain scenery. The location is tranquil, approx. 1 km away from the city center of Walenstadt. The Walenstadt area is part of the Tectonic Arena Sardona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and also part of the Heilidland-Region, where the "Heidi" story is set.

Contact info:
Seestrasse 104
Walenstadt, CH-8880 Switzerland
phone: +41 81 735 12 45
web: www.seehof-walenstadt.ch

Room amenities: Each room has a flat screen television, free wireless LAN, radio with alarm clock, direct dial telephone, safe and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, garden, terrace, lounge, library, fax machine, and free wireless LAN for Internet access throughout the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Innsbruck: Innsbruck, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The four-star Hotel Innsbruck is located directly in the Old Town, constructed on the historic walls of the city. Just around the corner from the Hotel Innsbruck is the famous Golden Roof, among other major landmarks of the Tyrolean capital. Also within walking distance is the pedestrian zone.

Contact info:
Innrain 3
Innsbruck, A 6020 Austria
phone: +43 512 59868 0
web: www.hotelinnsbruck.com

Room amenities: Each room has a mini bar, safe box, television, high speed Internet LAN connection, telephone and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a bar, restaurant, lounge, indoor pool, two spa areas, air conditioning, laundry facilities, Internet access in the lobby, free wireless Internet in the rooms and a safe box.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Elefant: Salzburg, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Elefant is located in the city center of Salzburg on one of the most traditional streets within the pedestrian zone in the Old Town. Run by the 4th generation of the Mayr family and part of the Best Western group, Hotel Elefant is housed in an 800-year-old former palace and offers the amenities of an international 4-star hotel. It is within walking distance of Getreidegasse, Mozart's birthplace, the Cathedral, Archbishops Residence and festival halls.

Contact info:
Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 4
Salzburg, A 5020 Austria
phone: +43 662 84 33 97
web: www.elefant.at

Room amenities: Each room has air conditioning, radio, hair dryer, cable television, mini bar, safe, telephone and wireless LAN.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers two restaurants, a breakfast room, 24-hour front desk, television room, safe, Internet access, wireless Internet in the rooms and air conditioning.

Smoking policy: No
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

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Included
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13 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 13 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 13 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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