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Adventures Afloat: France Along the Rhone: Provence to Paris

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Program #12417RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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, 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 10 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; Gluten Free; Low Fat; Low Salt.

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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APPART'HÔTEL ODALYS ATRIUM: Aix en Provence, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Appart-Hotel L'Atrium is located in downtown Aix-en-Provence and is just a short walk away from the Cours Mirabeau and La Rotonde. Renovated in 2013, It offers a peaceful and comfortable setting.

Ship Information: N/A

Contact info:
15 cours Gambetta
AIX EN PROVENCE, 13100 France
phone: +33 4 42 99 16 00
web: http://www.odalys-vacances.com/location-campagne/provence-et-luberon/aix-en-provence/atrium.html?typevac=61&redir=true&tab=2

Room amenities: Each room has a refrigerator, microwave, bathroom with a hairdryer, ironing board, flat screen TV, television, WiFi and a safe.

Facility amenities: The hotel includes 24 hour reception, breakfast, laundry, WiFi access, and an Italian restaurant on the ground floor.

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

Elevator: Yes

MS Mistral: Martigues, 6 nights
Type: Barge

Ship Information: The MS Mistral is a deluxe two-deck river ship that was built in 1999. It is 110 meters long and can accommodate 158 passengers in its 78 cabins, all of which have windows.

Contact info:
12 rue de la Division Leclerc
Strasbourg, 67080 France
phone: +33 825 33 37 77
web: http://www.croisieuroperivercruises.com/ships/ms-mistral-2013

Room amenities: Each cabin is equipped with a window, TV, radio, safe, and private bathroom with shower and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Dining room, lounge/bar with dance floor, TV and video in the lounge, shop, radiophone, radar, large sun deck, library, fully air-conditioned.

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

Villa Montparnasse: Paris, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Villa Montparnasse is a quaint hotel on the left bank of the Seine. The colonial-style residence is located in the 19th century intellectual elite neighborhood opposite the famed Montparnasse Cemetery and next to the apartment where Simone de Beauvoir lived. This hotel is both charming and comfortable and is one block from a pedestrian street featuring restaurants and shops. It is within walking distance of two different metro lines both with direct access to the main monuments of Paris.

Contact info:
2, rue Boulard
Paris, 75014 France
phone: +33 (0)1 56 80 34 34
web: http://www.villa-montparnasse.com/Villa_Montparnasse/Accueil.html

Room amenities: In each room there is satellite TV, air conditioning, a mini-bar and a safe.

Facility amenities: 24-hour front desk with English-speaking staff, bar / lounge, laundry service, smoke-free environment. Wifi is available in the lobby. Participants should be aware that hotel rooms in Paris are often considerably smaller than hotel rooms in the United States.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for details.

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.

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
29 meals: 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 10 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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