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SWITZERLAND / ITALY / FRANCE

Walking Below and Beyond Mont Blanc: Switzerland, Italy and France

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Program #15870RJ
13 Days | 12 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. 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: 28 total, 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 10 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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Eurotel Victoria Villars: Villars sur Ollon, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Enjoy the pure mountain air during your stay at the charming Eurotel Victoria Villars. Located in Villars, and surrounded by beautiful alpine scenery, the hotel is within walking distance of the heart of this unspoiled country village.

Contact info:
Route des Layeux
Villars-sur-Ollon, 1884 Switzerland
phone: +41244953131
web: www.eurotel-victoria.ch

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, radio and mini bar.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar and lounge, swimming pool, sauna and fitness room, and an Internet cafe directly below the hotel.

Smoking policy: Yes
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 if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Hotel Sant'orso: Cogne, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel Sant'orso is an elegant hotel located in the village of Cogne. With a panoramic view of the area including the Gran Paradiso Mountain, this hotel is a wonderful place to stay.

Contact info:
Via Bourgeois, 2
Cogne (AO), 11012 Italy
phone: +390016574821
web: www.valledaostapass.com

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, safe and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a panoramic restaurant, reading room with fireplace, living room, bar, cinema, gym with sauna, panoramic balcony and garden with deck chairs.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Gourmet et Italy: Chamonix, 3 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel Gourmet et Italy is a charming hotel located just steps from the heart of town and at the foot of Mont Blanc. Run by the same family for over a century, the hotel offers a cozy, mellow atmosphere amidst its dramatic surroundings.

Contact info:
96 Rue Du Lyret
Chamonix, 74401 France
phone: +33 450530138
web: www.hotelgourmets-chamonix.com

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini bar, free wireless Internet access and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a dining room, bar, sauna, outdoor pool and free wireless Internet access in the rooms.

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

Elevator: Yes

Ramada Encore Geneva: Geneva, 1 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Ramada Encore Geneva is a modern hotel with stylish, comfortable rooms and up-to-date amenities. It is located near the city center and is a 15-minute drive from the airport.

Contact info:
Route des Jeunes 10-12
Carouge, CH-1227 Switzerland
phone: +41 22 309 50 00
web: www.ramada-encore-geneve.ch

Room amenities: Each room has a telephone, television, safe, air conditioning, coffee & tea facilities, free wireless Internet access and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, bicycle rental, laundry services (for a fee), safe, air conditioning and free wireless Internet access.

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: 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 ...
11 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 10 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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