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Program #21286RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Linda from Asheville, NC Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 08/13/14 - 08/21/14
A wonderful festival in a beautiful city, with an amazing variety to see and do. The program provides a good framework to craft your unique festival experience based on your interests. Books, art, music and theater performances, the famous Tattoo, craft fairs, all going on from early morn to late in the day. The people of Edinburgh are some of the nicest I've met, and they welcome all to enjoy their home town. Accommodations are basic but you won't spend much time in your room anyway. Buses and taxis are readily available and reasonably priced if you don't want to take the short walk to town.

Lillian from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 08/13/14 - 08/21/14
I had a very informative fringe festival with Road Scholar leader Giles Ramsey theater arrangements and discussions. Rooms at Pollack Hall were quite adequate with full breakfast. You need to research plays and other on your own as it is independent.Best to do prior to the visit. Use the internet as many folks not in Road Scholar did. Saw 7 plays daily. Edinburgh was a good city for walking to many venues. Bus transport available. Map reading helps. Lilian

Laura from Asheville, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/13/14 - 08/21/14
Felt we had the inside track to enjoy the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe!


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