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Program #19454RJ
17 Days | 16 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.
Meals: 39 total, 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 12 dinner

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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Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte: Berlin, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel is located in the building of the former ministry of foreign affairs, has a classical facade and is centrally located but quiet. The former German politician Walter Rathenau stayed at what today is the Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte and many important social political and industrial innovations were thought out here.

Contact info:
Hedemannstraße 11/12
Berlin, 10969 Germany
phone: +49 (0)30 319 86 18 - 0
web: http://www.winters.de/de/hotels/city/berlin/berlin_mitte_checkpoint_charlie

Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe, internet access, W-LAN, hairdryer

Facility amenities: There is a cosy hotel bar and internet is available in the lobby. Non smoking breakfast rooms, lounge, public business corner to check the internet.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: upon request
Subject to availability and price change. Please call Road Scholar Travel Services at 1-800-241-1404 to make arrangements.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Hotel am Terrassenufer: Dresden, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is situated near the historic part of the town in the inner city of Dresden. From the Bruehlsche Terrace near the hotel you can get a view of the "Florence on the Elbe" with its "White Fleet" and the famous skyline. All famous sights as well as the commercial center and the government sector can be reached on foot in a few minutes.

Contact info:
Terrassenufer 12
Dresden, 01069 Germany
phone: +49 (0) 351 4409-50
web: www.hotel-terrassenufer.de/10.html

Room amenities: All rooms are modern and functionally equipped and offer a beautiful view over the river Elbe and the old town as well as the "Sächsische Schweiz". There is wireless internet available.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, lobby bar and public internet point in the lobby.

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

Elevator: Yes

Dürer Hotel: Nuremberg, 1 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Dürer Hotel is consequently run by the proprietors themselves in person, according to the motto "Coming home". The central feature is the hotel's own Mediterranean garden, an oasis at the heart of the Old Town. Each room has a personal character of its own.

Contact info:
Neutormauer 32
Nürnberg, 90403 Germany
phone: +49 (0) 911 / 21 46 65 - 0
web: www.duerer-hotel.de

Room amenities: All rooms are equipped with bathroom/shower, WC, hairdryer, vanity mirror, large desk, telephone, LCD television, W-Lan (one hour a day free of charge) and minibar

Facility amenities: The hotel has a small wellness area with sauna, steam bath, treadmill, ergometer and rowing machine is also available to you at no additional cost. Round off the day with a drink in our hotel bar. A small library there contains all you need to know about Albrecht Dürer and Nuremberg.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Carat: Munich, 3 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is located in the heart of MunichThe pedestrian zone, main railway station and many places of interest can all be accessed easily on foot. The Sendlinger Tor underground station is only 200 metres from the hotel.

Contact info:
Lindwurmstr. 13
Munich, 80337 Germany
phone: +49 89 230 380
web: www.carat-hotel-muenchen.de

Room amenities: All rooms are equipped with shower / WC, Minibar, TV, Phone, wireless LAN for a fee, soundproof windows to the street side, view of the peaceful inner courtyard or onto the park. Some rooms also have air conditioning.

Facility amenities: Underground parking, Internet for free in public areas, Hotel bar and terrace, Meetingroom, free daily newspapers in 5 languages, round the clock coffee / mineral water for free taking at the reception

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

Elevator: Yes

Heidelberg Marriott Hotel: Heidelberg, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Heidelberg Marriott Hotel is the only hotel with a terrace beside the Neckar River and a fantastic view to the castle of Heidelberg.

Contact info:
Vangerowstrasse 16
Heidelberg, 69115 Germany
phone: +4962219080
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hdbmc-heidelberg-marriott-hotel/

Room amenities: Spacious rooms with mini-bar, individual air-conditioning, hair dryer. Wireless LAN Internet access, telephone with voice mail system, fax and modem connection. All guest rooms are equipped with flatscreens TV's

Facility amenities: Spa wellness center Indoor pool Coffee in lobby Concierge Lounge Hours Concierge desk Foreign exchange Housekeeping service daily Laundry on-site Limousine service Newspaper delivered to room, on request Newspaper in lobby Room service, 24-hour Safe deposit boxes, front desk Shoeshine Shoeshine stand Valet dry-cleaning Virtual Concierge Available

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Residenz: Trier, 1 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is located in the old city - very centrally but quiet.

Contact info:
Frauenstraße 7
Trier, 54290 Germany
phone: +49 -(0)651 / 9793-2060
web: www.residenz-trier.de

Room amenities: All rooms are suites and equipped with SAT-TV, telephone, kitchen, minibar, hair dryer and a balcony

Facility amenities: Internet access at the library (free of charge).

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Flandrischer Hof: Cologne, 2 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel is located in the city centre of Cologne, in walking distance from the cathedral and old town. In the evening you will have the chance to relax in a cosy Hotel bar and enjoy life music.

Contact info:
Flandrische Straße 3-11
50674, Köln Germany
phone: +49 221 20 36 0
web: www.flandrischerhof.de/de/index.html

Room amenities: All rooms are equipped with telephone and satellite TV.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Upon request.
Advanced reservation required and depending upon availability.

Check out time: 12:00 PM


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 ...
15 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 12 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
20 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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