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Walking the Italian Lakes: Tranquil Waters at the Foot of the Alps

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Program #17290RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
Roxanne from Okemos, MI Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/17/13
This area is a beautiful part of Italy. There are options available for length and elevation of walking/hiking; however, it's designed for outdoor participants. The culture and architecture fit well into the program.

Diane from Ellicott City, MD Number of programs attended: 13
Date attended: 10/06/13 - 10/17/13
The Italian Lakes are beautiful to behold. A bonus was visiting and hiking in Switzerland. We had a wide variety of walks, hikes and other activities. The food was good and the accommodations comfortable. Our Group Leader, Katrin, was outstanding--fun to be with and extremely well organized.

Mary from Springfield, VA Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 09/22/13 - 10/03/13
This program was a delight. The scenery and towns and hamlets were so beautiful and so well detailed by our local guides. The opportunity to walk and hike the countryside enhances what one sees and experiences. The family-owned hotels added to the magic of the trip. They were comfortable and so well situated.

Nancy from Reno, NV Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/09/13 - 09/20/13
If you want an experience entirely different than the typical tour then Road Scholar is for you. I was impressed with the welcoming manner in which they handled single participants. I felt I saw and learned things about Italy that aren't available to most travelers.

Marilyn from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 10/02/11 - 10/13/11
This is an incredibly beautiful trip. Each day is planned to provide hiking time either in the hills above the lakes or higher up in the mountains, the paths usually leading to historic sites such as medieval churches. Guides are knowledgeable and patient and the food is superb!


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10 nights of accommodations
27 meals: 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
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