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Discovering Lake Garda, Verona, Palladio's Villas and Venice

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Program #21311RJ
14 Days | 13 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.
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: 25 total, 12 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; 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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Hotel Europa Desenzano del Garda: Desenzano del Garda, 5 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Hotel Europa in Desenzano del Garda is just across the street from Lake Garda. Lakefront views, near the public beach and port, it is ideally situated close to the historical center.

Contact info:
Lungolago C. Battisti, 71
Desenzano del Garda, 25015 Italy
phone: +39 030 914 2333
web: www.desenzanohoteleuropa.com

Room amenities: Air conditioning; modern furniture; free wifi; satellite and flat screen TV; direct dial telephone, mini bar; safe, hair dryer.

Facility amenities: 24 hour desk service, free wifi and internet point, elevator, comfortable lobby and American bar--take your beverage out to the veranda and enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains and lake. Restaurant and conference center.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
You can book additional nights directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.desenzanohoteleuropa.com. Indicate to the hotel that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment. Another option is to use online hotel consolidator services such as Hotels.com or Expedia.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Hotel Campo Marzio: Vicenza, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Business class hotel adjacent city park, 400 yards from the train station and 30 yards from the pedestrian zone of downtown old Vicenza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with its Palladian Villas of the Veneto.

Contact info:
Viale Roma, 21
Vicenza, 36100 Italy
phone: +39 0444-545-700
web: www.hotelcampomarzio.com

Room amenities: A/C controls; free wifi, safe for valuables, mini bar, satellite TV, soundproof windows. The hotel is a non smoking facility

Facility amenities: 24 hour reception, welcoming lounge with restaurant and bar; non-smoking rooms; sound-proof windows. Business center and conference hall. Air conditioning, free wifi in common areas as well as in each room. Laundry and dry cleaning services available at a determined cost.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Giorgione: Venice, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: This family run hotel has been operated as such since the 18th century. Just minutes off the Grand Canal and in walking distance from the Rialto Bridge, it is the perfect starting point for a traveler’s exploration of Venice. A short walk (and no bridges to cross) from the Ca' d'Oro, the nearest vaporetto stop. Short walk to the Rialto with a few bridges to cross over minor canals.

Contact info:
Calle Larga dei Proverbi 4507
Venice, 30131 Italy
phone: +39 041-522-5810
web: www.hotelgiorgione.com

Room amenities: The recently renovated rooms are furnished in typical Venetian decor and have private bath, hair dryer, mini-bar, safe, air-conditioning, direct phone line, radio, color TV with satellite and Internet connection.

Facility amenities: To connect to the internet the hotel offers free wifi. If you don't have a computer you can use the internet point in the lobby. Complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry service available. Complimentary tea service offered in the late afternoon. Relax in the courtyard.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: varies by season
You can book additional nights directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.hotelgiorgione.com. Indicate to the hotel that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment. Another option is to use online hotel consolidator services such as Hotels.com or Expedia.

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

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Included
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12 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 12 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.2
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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