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10 Days | 9 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. 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: 16 total, 8 breakfasts, 8 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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Ross Lake House Hotel: Oughterard, 1 nights
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Elegant bedrooms reflect the Georgian period, but provide modern comforts. Mature gardens with magnificent trees and rolling lawns surround the house.

Contact info:
N59 Clifden Rd., Rosscahill
Oughterard, Ireland
phone: +353 (0) 91 550 109
web: www.rosslakehotel.com

Room amenities: All rooms are ensuite with direct dial phone, TV and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, library bar, tennis court

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

Additional nights before: Contact the hotel directly.
Should you wish to extend your stay prior to the start of the program, please contact the hotel directly for rates and to secure reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Connemara Coast Hotel: Furbo, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Panoramic views of Galway Bay

Contact info:
Spiddal Road
Furbo, Co. Galway, Ireland
phone: +353 91 592065
web: www.connemaracoast.ie

Room amenities: Shower, WC, Hairdryers, TV, Coffee/Tea Makers, Complimentary WiFi, Irons & Ironing Board

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Indoor Pool, Fitness Room, Tennis Courts, Spa Offering Massage & Beauty Treatments

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

Ostan Cuan Carna: Carna, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Traditional Irish Music Sessions are held occasionally in the bar during the summer months.

Contact info:
Carna Bay
Carna, Connemara, Ireland
phone: +353 95 32255
web: www.carnabay.com

Room amenities: Shower, WC, Tea/Coffee facilities, TV, Hairdryers

Facility amenities: Bar, Restaurant

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

Foyles Hotel: Clifden, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
Main Street
Clifden, Co. Galway, Ireland
phone: +353 95 21801
web: www.foyleshotel.com

Room amenities: Shower, WC, Satellite TV, Coffee making facilities, Hairdryers, Telephone

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Breakfast & Dining Room, Bar/Lounge, Patio Garden

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

Kylemore Pass Hotel: Kylemore, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Owned and managed by the Rima family, the facility provides guests with a warm, friendly environment in which to relax after a day of exploring the surrounding countryside.

Contact info:
Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
phone: +353 95 41141
web: www.kylemore-pass-hotel-connemara.com

Room amenities: En suite with television, tea and coffee-making facilities, stunning views

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Sailor's Bar, Tranquility Room,

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

Forster Court Hotel: Galway, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Situated just steps from Eyre Square

Contact info:
Forster Street
Galway, Ireland
phone: +353 91 564111
web: www.forstercourthotel.com

Room amenities: Shower, WC, Coffee/Tea making facilities, TV, Hairdryer, Telephone, Dry Cleaning Service, Iron & Ironing Board on request

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Free WiFi, Business Center

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

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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8 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 8 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 8 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
1 Performances


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