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9 Days | 8 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. 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.
Sarah from Bailey Island, ME Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/27/15 - 10/05/15
This was our first Road Scholar trip and we were MORE than satisfied! It was exceptionally well organized. The speakers and guides not only were experts in their area, but they were warm and interesting and encouraged an interchange of ideas. While we found the program food to be only mediocre, we were able to explore other food choices in our free time. We will certainly take another trip!

John from Athens, GA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/13/15 - 09/21/15
The trip was rewarding in every respect. Travel companions, RS professionals, hotel accommodations, historical coverage, food, and even the weather. It is all too easy to complain or criticize when one's routine is "tipped" in some way -however slightly. Hard to do on this trip. Though I was not affected, the amount of walking - distance, up, down was probably understated. Very educational and enjoyable.

Carmela from Trumbull, CT Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/13/15 - 09/21/15
The Eternal Rome tour was excellent in content and activities....I saw and learned things that I had not on my 2 previous visits to Rome....the Hotel was fine even though on travel web sites there were bad reviews......the room I had was renovated...it seems that some are not and that may be why there were so bad reviews...I found the food at breakfast was excellent...the room vey clean and easy to move around in....the bathroom could have used hair condition and bath gel...I finally had to use the shampoo as a bath gel since the soap was not of a good quality...it got so soft it was not very usable...the floors are all wood and so immacualte...you could walk on it bare foot....not possible with carpets which are always dirty to one extnet or another...the sheets were drazzling white...the bathroom could have used some extra towel bars to use to dry wet clothes

Larry from Stone Ridge, NY Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/04/14 - 05/12/14
great trip, great guides, great hotel. I had a wonderful time.

Myra from Weston, TX Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/04/14 - 05/12/14
Fantastic program. Rome is amazing. Biggest disappointment was the crowds at the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Galleries. Hotel location is excellent.

Susan from Venice, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/04/14 - 05/12/14
Fabulous and complete tour of Rome with brilliant and engaging guides. Saw everything and more--with "treats" added,like music in a gallery/palazzo, ancient homes. Amazing artwork--unexpected pieces and places. Well-planned; fast-paced. Lost weight frim climbing the hills of Rome, the stairs in the galleries. Great tour. Great people.

Matthew from Berea, OH Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 11/03/13 - 11/11/13
This program was one of the best Road Scholar programs that I've attended. The city location, accommodations, food, sites seen on foot , guides, local leaders, and lectures added to the opportunity to understand why Rome is still called the "Eternal City" in 2013.

Marbeth from Etobicoke, ON Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 09/29/13 - 10/07/13
This program provides the very best way to see Rome; it is magical.

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7 nights of accommodations
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