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12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.
Pat from Wever, IA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/10/13
Loved Ingrid and her graciousness, but not impressed with the train. Those of us not in deluxe accomodations were in cramped, overheated quarters. The long days were mostly due to the train not being able to pull into the station at a reasonable time. We got to Salzburg late in the afternoon. After eating, it was dark, cold, and all of the shops were closed. We couldn't board the train until 9 or 10 that night and couldn't stay in the restaurant. In Verona, the train was prevented from moving to a track where we could board until almost midnight. Those were the long days Emily was referring to. Still, it was a good bunch and I'd probably do it again. I certainly was not bored. The guides were great, we had some truly excellent meals, and Octoberfest is a fun time to go.

Emily from Trumbull, CT Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/10/13
A tremendous journey through Europe but not for the faint of heart. Long days and constant touring, listening, and learning. The train trip was fantastic. A great adventure overall.

Mary from Topeka, KS Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/10/13
Overall, the program was good with a variety of experiences and an interesting group of participants and guides. I was disappointed in the train accomodations and wish that we had not taken the trip until we had been able to get a deluxe cabin.

Derek from Brooklyn, NY Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/10/13
This was my second Road Scholar trip and it lived up to all my dreams and hopes. The cities we visited were absolutely marvelous. The people on the trip with us were friendly and nice. Our leaders were thoughtful and accommodating. The lectures were informative. And the star of the show was the train. Even though there were some challenges for seniors in the smaller cabins, the romance of sitting opposite my wife in the dining car or lounge car and talking to others across the aisle was wonderful. I felt like I was in an Agatha Christie book.

Frank from Topeka, KS Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/10/13
This is a RR enthusiast's dream trip; however ensure you have the first class accommodations. The bunk beds in second class are too small and unsafe for seniors. The Guides are multi-lingual and multi-cultural--a must for this geographically challenging trip.


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