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Christmas Traditions in Austria and Germany: A Feast for the Senses

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12 Days | 11 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
Pamela from Kennesaw, GA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 12/04/14 - 12/15/14
I thoroughly enjoyed this program. Well run and organized. Makes me want to return to Vienna and spend more time there. The added treat of the symphony members who provided information and music was so special. Salzburg was beautiful! I would recommend this program (and may do it again!).

Patricia from Virginia Beach, VA Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 12/04/14 - 12/15/14
This is an outstanding trip, adding a new perspective to history and culture, and a new perspective to the Holiday/Christmas season. The food also was fantastic.

Fred from Vero Beach, FL Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 12/04/14 - 12/15/14
This was a wonderful trip well run and well organized. We have taken several Road Scholar trips all of which we have liked this was one the the finest. Fred from Florida.

Joyce from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 12/04/14 - 12/15/14
We enjoyed this trip so much we immediately registered for another Road Scholar trip. True- the hotels were not splendid, but that is not what we wanted. They were clean and well located. Our tour guides were outstanding- David, Balazs and Irmegard were wonderful as were the local guides in each city. They were friendly, helpful and informative! We enjoyed using the Metro. It was an economical way to get around and gave us the freedom to travel on our own during unscheduled periods. We would highly recommend this trip.

Pamela from Powder Springs, GA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 12/04/14 - 12/15/14
This is an outstanding trip! The cultural opportunities are very special as are the restaurants,evening and time on your own. The whole trip is very special!

Marion from Moberly, MO Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 12/05/13 - 12/16/13
We just participated in your program Christmas Traditions in Austria & Germany. These countries are beautiful with their traditional Christmas music, history & cuisine. Our guides added greatly to our enjoyment of this experience.

Jim from Winter Park, FL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 12/05/13 - 12/16/13
We chose this trip in order to spend substantive time in a few cities instead of the river cruises to Christmas Markets that only spend a brief time in many places. Vienna especially is worth the extra time. Salzburg was a jewel and Munich was very interesting. Road Scholar does a great job in providing the educational component and very prepared leaders and guides. The markets were crowded, but we expected that and loved them all. Overall, this is a great experience.

Barbara from Midlothian, VA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 12/05/13 - 12/16/13
I enjoyed this program! I found the program to be interesting and entertaining, loved the Christmas markets and loved all 3 cities! Yes, we got places by underground and bus and there was some walking, but I found the walking to be a great way to get around the city! Met some great people, found that the guides were full of information I wouldn't have heard had I gone by myself to do these things! Buffet breakfasts weren't the greatest and the rooms were not like the Ritz Carlton, but, after all, the room was simply there to sleep and get dressed in and the meals that we ate in the restaurants were great! I highly recommend this program!

Marie from Bronx, NY Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 12/05/13 - 12/16/13
Don't go - hoaky, inauthentic - go if you like subways and tourist traps

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