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AUSTRIA / GERMANY / FRANCE

Castles, Farms & Forests: Walking in Austria, France & Germany

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Program #20822RJ
14 Days | 13 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: 29 total, 12 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 11 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.

Lodging
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Hotel Gasthof zum Lowen: Lingenau, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hotel Gasthof zum Lowen is ideally located in the center of Lingenau. Family-owned and operated, it offers its guests a true Austrian experience.

Contact info:
Hof 30
Lingenau, A-6951 Austria
phone: +43 55136360
web: www.loewen-lingenau.com

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, radio, air conditioning and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, garden and safe at reception.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBA
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Hotel Schwarzwaldhof: Hinterzarten, 4 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Hotel Schwarzwaldhof is ideally located in the center of Hinterzarten. One of the most traditional buildings in Hinterzarten, its architectural history can be traced back over 127 years. It was originally built by Anton Riesterer as the train station guesthouse, and today is run by the Gutzweiler family. Come enjoy the meadows, dense forests and clear mountain lakes that surround this bright and welcoming hotel.

Contact info:
Freiburger Str. 2
Hinterzarten, 79856 Germany
phone: +49 7652 1203 0
web: www.schwarzwaldhof.com

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

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, farmhouse parlor, sun terrace, gardens, sauna and steam bath, solarium, laundry services and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Les Portes de la Vallee: Turckheim-Colmar, 4 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Hotel Les Portes de la Vallee is run by the hospitable Graff family, and is perfectly located for exploring the Alsace. A beautiful landscape surrounds the hotel, and the bus and train station are very close by.

Contact info:
29, rue Romaine
Turckheim, F-68230 France
phone: +33 389279550
web: www.hotelturckheim.com

Room amenities: Each room has a television, balcony and free wireless Internet access.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, outdoor heated swimming pool, bicycles, local wines and free wireless Internet access.

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

Best Western Hotel Airport: Zurich, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Best Western Hotel Airport is a comfortable hotel conveniently located near the airport. It offers shuttle service to and from the airport, allowing guests to travel with ease.

Contact info:
Oberhauserstrasse 30
Zurich-Glattbrugg, CH-8152 Switzerland
phone: +41 44 809 47 47
web: www.bestwestern.ch/airport

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, radio, mini bar, air conditioning and wireless Internet access (for a fee).

Facility amenities: The hotel offers two restaurants, a bar, grill room and wireless Internet access (for a fee).

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 ...
12 nights of accommodations
29 meals: 12 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 11 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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