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Program #21257RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Lucy Jane from San Luis Obispo, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/01/14 - 06/06/14
I greatly enjoyed all my experiences and learning at the Spoleto Festival Road Scholar trip. As a resident of California, I was not aware of the history and contributions to American culture of this region before my experience with Road Scholar. I am now enthusiastically reading historical fiction about the area ( John Jakes, author) and learning how to cook with grits. I will soon read about My Cousin Rachel and test my theory that she was a sociopath. I could be wrong about that, but so far the theory fits. The chamber music of Spoleto was superb.

Francine from Fresno, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/01/14 - 06/06/14
This program provided exceptional performances in a charming setting. I would recommend it to anyone with an interest in the arts.

Robert from Marietta, GA Number of programs attended: 18
Date attended: 06/01/14 - 06/06/14
The city of Charleston, SC is a place everyone should see before they leave this earth; BUT attending the Spoletto Festival AND seeing Charleston at the same time is a TWO-FER!!!

Jean from The Villages, FL Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 05/25/14 - 05/30/14
Road Scholar's first Spoleto festival in Charleston, S.C. was a total success. They provided tickets to some of the most popular programs, and left lots of free time for exploration of other events and the wonderful city.

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5 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
7 Performances


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