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Adventures Afloat: The Seine: D-Day Beaches to Paris

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Program #12416RJ
14 Days | 13 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: 32 total, 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 dinners

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

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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Mercure Caen Centre Port de Plaisance: Caen, 5 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Mercure Caen Centre hotel is located in the heart of Caen city center and overlooks the marina. It is in an ideal location for visiting the D-Day sites and the Caen Memorial. It offers a peaceful atmosphere and has modern and comfortable rooms.

Contact info:
1, rue Courtonne, BP 3086
Caen, 14018 France
phone: +33 2 31 47 24 24
Room amenities: The rooms include air conditioning, cable/satellite TV, internet access, a telephone, and a hair dryer in the bathroom.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers dry cleaning, WiFi, tourist information desk, and a restaurant and bar.

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

Elevator: Yes

CroisiEurope MS Seine Princess: Honfleur, 6 nights
Type: Riverboat

Description: The MS Seine Princess saild on the Seine. Croisi vessels do not have life boats on board, as the bodies of water on which we travel are small, and life jackets provide appropriate flotation and protection in case of emergency. Croisi vessels also do not have medical staff on board. In case of an emergency, the purser will immediately contact a doctor or nurse on land and the ship will stop at the nearest possible landing point to facilitate emergency medical attention. Every ship has a defibrillator on board and at least two people on the vessel are trained to use it.

Ship Information: Year Built: 2002 Year Refurbished: 2010 Length: 360 feet Width: 37 feet Total Cabins: 67 Total Passengers: 138 Cabin Size: 140 sq. feet

Contact info:
12, rue de la Division Leclerc
Strasbourg, 67000 France
phone: +0033 3 88 76 44 44
web: www.croisieuroperivercruises.com

Room amenities: All cabins have individual controls for AC and heat. Cabins are equipped with satellite television, a radio, a hairdryer and a safe for your valuables. The private en-suite facilities include a shower, toilet, sink, and are provided with towels, but not washcloths. There is no iron provided on the ship. Each cabin is provided with two adult and two children life jackets.

Facility amenities: Amenities include: dining room, lounge, bar and dance floor, gift shop, sun deck with deckchairs, and free WiFi on board. Please note that the WiFi will be slow and often spotty. Laundry facilities are not available on board. Also included: central heating, air conditioning, 220V electricity, radar, and radiophone.

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

Villa Beaumarchais: Paris, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Villa Beaumarchais is located in the heart of the Marais district and is just a short distance from the Carnavalet Museum.

Contact info:
5 rue des Arquebusiers
Paris, 75003 France
phone: +33 (#)1 40 29 14 00
web: www.villa-beaumarchais.com

Room amenities: All the rooms include satellite television, air conditioning, a telephone, internet access, a minibar, a safe, and a private bathroom with a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a bar, a business center, and a fitness room.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBA
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and availability.



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
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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