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Road Scholar
Program #18731RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
See all of our Most Popular programs.
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: 27 total, 13 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 10 dinners

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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Earls Court House Hotel: Killarney, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Earls Court House Hotel Killarney stands on its own grounds, located 7 minutes gentle stroll to Killarney’s bustling town centre. The olde world charm and relaxed atmosphere makes it your ideal base for exploring the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula and Killarney National Park.

Contact info:
Woodlawn Junction
Muckross Road
Killarney, Ireland
phone: +353 64 663 4009
web: www.killarney-earlscourt.ie

Room amenities: Private Bathroom . Flat Screen LCD Televisions . Broadband computer port . Private Parking . Tea coffee making facilities . Elevator and disabled acccessibility facilities . Complimentary wireless Access

Facility amenities: Restaurant, lobby area. Please note, the hotel only has a license for wine. There is a pub within 100 yards for those wishing to visit.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Single EURO80. Twin EURO100
Bookable via a form within the preparatory materials.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Harbour Hotel: Galway, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: 4 star waterfront hotel a short stroll from the lively bustle of Quay Street and Eyre Square

Contact info:
New Docks Road
Galway, Ireland
phone: +35391569466
web: www.harbour.ie

Room amenities: Tea & coffee making facilities, wireless internet connection, hairdryer, cable TV, direct dial telephone, iron and ironing board, 24 hr room service

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, conference centre, on site fitness centre with gym, jacuzzi steamroom and spa with beauty treatments available

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

Elevator: Yes

Dorrians Imperial Hotel: Ballyshannon, 2 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Dorrians Imperial Hotel Ballyshannon, Donegal was established in 1781. The Dorrian family purchased the hotel over 70 years ago.

Contact info:
Main Street
Ballyshannon
County Donegal, Ireland
phone: +353 71 98 51147
web: www.dorriansimperialhotel.com

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone, TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar.

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

Grand Canal Hotel: Dublin, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A coveted location in picturesque Dublin 4, the heart of the city near Dublin's theatre district of Grand Canal dock.

Contact info:
Ballsbridge
Dublin 4, Ireland
phone: +353 (0) 1646 1000
web: www.grandcanalhotel.ie

Room amenities: All rooms feature start-of-the-art smart televisions and complimentary 15mg WIFI as standard. Direct dial telephone with Voicemail, Cable TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities. Iron and ironing board.

Facility amenities: Epic Restaurant and Gasworks Bar. Fully equipped gym.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBC.
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
13 nights of accommodations
27 meals: 13 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 10 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
7 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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