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Adventures Afloat: The Eagle Triumphant: Exploring the History of D-Day on the Queen Mary 2

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Program #15617RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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: 41 total, 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 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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MILLENIUM HILTON: New York City, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Millenium Hilton hotel is conveniently located right in the heart of New York City’s bustling financial district within easy reach of Wall Street and the Statue of Liberty. The hotel is located just a few steps from the National 9/11 Memorial. Surrounded by the renowned New York neighborhoods of SoHo, Tribeca and Greenwich Village, this Lower Manhattan hotel is the perfect place to stay for an unmistakable flavor of an unforgettable city. Enjoy astonishing views from the sleek and streamlined 55-story building.

Contact info:
55 CHURCH STREET
New York, NY 10007 USA
phone: 212-693-2001
web: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/millenium-hilton-NYCMLHH/index.html

Room amenities: 50 Thread Count Sheets Air Conditioning Alarm Radio Black-Out Curtains Clock Radio w/ MP3 Connection Complimentary HBO(R) Duvet Covers Ergonomic Desk Chair Feather Pillows Non Allergenic Flexible Work Environment Granite Counter Tops/Vanities Hilton Serenity Bed Hilton Serenity CollectionTM In-Room Movie Channel Lever Door Handles Non-Smoking TV - 42 Inch Flat Panel HD TV-Cable TV-Premium HBO,CNN,ESPN TV-Standard Network Thermostat (adjustable) Work Desk with Adjustable Lamp Workstation Alarms - Audible Automatic Door Closer Controlled Access Corridors Double Locking Doors Electronic Locks Electronic Smoke Detector Safe Secondary Locking Device Thumb Dead Bolt Wide Angle Door Viewer 24 Hour Housekeeping Bathroom Amenities Coffee Maker Convenient Electrical Outlets Cuisinart Coffeemaker Desk Level Electric Plugs Desk Level HSIA Connection Desk Level Phone Jacks Evening Room Service Available Hairdryer High Speed Internet Access Iron Iron/Ironing Board Mini Bar Newspaper M-F (USA Today) Remote-Controlled Television Rollaways Telephone - Auto Wakeup Telephone - Two Lines Telephone - Voice Mail Telephone - in Bath

Facility amenities: Audio/Visual Equipment Rental Business Center Express Mail Fax Meeting Rooms Modem Photo Copying Service Printer Automated Teller (ATM) Baggage Storage Complimentary WiFi in Lobby Concierge Desk Electric Service Elevators Foreign Currency Exchange Gift Shop Laundry/Valet Service Lounge Multi-Lingual Staff News Stand Room Service Safety Deposit Box WiFi - $12.95/day in Guestroom

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Please call Road Scholar Travel Services to inquire about rates and availability 1800-241-1404.

Queen Mary II: At Sea, 7 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Queen Mary 2 is the most magnificent ocean liner ever built. Her every detail harkens to the Golden Age of Ocean Travel, while providing one of the most modern travel experiences on earth. From bow to stern, discover 13 spacious decks on which to relax and unwind; to indulge in pleasures and pursuits you never normally have time for. Opulent public areas, extravagant dining rooms, ballrooms, theatres, lounges...even the only Planetarium at sea.

Ship Information: Length: 1.132 feet, Beam: 135 feet, Draft: 32 feet 10 inches, Height: 236.2 feet, Gross tonage: Approx. 151,400 gross tonnes, Guest capacity: 3,056 max., Crew: 1253, Cruise Speed: 28.5 knots

Contact info:
Cunard Cruise Lines
24303 Town Center Drive, Suite 200
Valencia, CA 91355 USA
phone: 800-728-6273
Room amenities: Standard staterooms are spacious (min.155sq.ft.) Amenities: 24hr rm service. Direct-Dial telephone & internet access, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer, daily shipboard newspaper, 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets, nightly turn down service.

Facility amenities: Art Gallery, Bookstore, Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, Chart Room, Commodore Club, Computer Centre, Empire Casino, Image Gallery, Swimming Pools, Golden Lion Pub, Grand Lobby, Library, Shops, Queens Room, Royal Court Theatre, Sports Decks The Zone/The Play Zone | Veuve Clicquot® Champagne Bar

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

Elevator: Yes

Portsmouth Park Hotel: Portsmouth, 1 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Just a ten minute drive from Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard and city center, this Portsmouth hotel is near a host of historic, cultural and shopping attractions. Discover Charles Dickens birth place or Portsmouth’s rich naval history at the Royal Naval Museum. Visit Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard and see Lord Nelson’s historic flagship HMS Victory. Enjoy an extensive choice of shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities at Gunwharf Quays and views over Portsmouth from the Spinnaker Tower.

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Eastern Road
Portsmouth, PO6 1UN UK:England
phone: +44 0871 902 1580
web: http://www.portsmouthparkhotel.co.uk/

Room amenities: 32-inch LCD flat screen TV and freeview channels, wireless internet access

Facility amenities: Bar, Beauty Salon, Foreign Currency Exchange, Laundry/Valet Service, Lounge, News Stand, Room Service, Fitness Room, Business Center, Meeting Rooms, Restaurant, Tennis Court, Pool

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

Elevator: Yes

Ferme de la Ranconniere/Manoir de Mathan: Bayeux, 4 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Situated in a peaceful little Bessin village, this wonderful listed 13th century manor stands close to the Normandy landing beaches, in the land of William the Conqueror. Its fortified walls hide a vast terrace, where guest can enjoy an aperitif in summer, before sitting down to a typically regional meal. The restaurant evokes medieval times, with its thick stone walls and its huge fireplace. The bedrooms have the same authentic atmosphere, with oak beams, splendid Norman wardrobes, 15th century furniture, stone floors and fine rugs. The ideal base for exploring the history of Normandy.

Contact info:
Route Creully Arromaches
14480, Crepon France
phone: +33 0.23.12.22173
web: www.ranconniere.fr

Room amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, cable / satellite television with English language channels, telephone, alarm clock, tea and coffee tray, iron and ironing board on request, private bathroom with bathtub and/or shower, hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Garden, Terrace, Non-Smoking Rooms, Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests, Safety Deposit Box.

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

Elevator: Yes

Hotel Villa Panthéon: Paris, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: On the Left Bank, in the heart of the Saint Germain district, near the Panthéon and the Sorbonne, this property has a privileged location. This elegant establishment is also a short walk from the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Odéon Theatre as well as Rue Mouffetard and the Arabic World Institute. Staying at Villa Panthéon will enable you to know one of the liveliest quarters of Paris. Fine restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel, whilst the Bridge Bar with summer terrace is open until 2:00 am with a large selection of whiskies and cocktails.

Contact info:
41 rue des Ecoles
Paris 75005, France
phone: +33 (0)1 53 10 95 96
web: www.villa-pantheon.com/EN/index.html

Room amenities: Rooms feature safety deposit boxes, telephone with voicemail, satellite TV, wireless internet, snack bar, bath/shower and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Bar, 24 hour front desk, safety deposit box, luggage storage, drycleaning, fax/photocopying available, wireless internet, concierge and breakfast

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact Road Scholar Travel
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services

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.

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
15 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 dinners
17 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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