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SPAIN / GIBRALTAR / MOROCCO

Spain and Morocco: Shared Histories, Complementary Cultures

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Program #14596RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Start of Program
Apr 5, 2013
Program starts with lunch at 2pm at the Hotel in Toledo. Hotel check in begins at 1pm. Meet in hotel lobby for lunch.
You will be staying at the Hotel Carlos V that night.
Location: Toledo
Nearest city or town: Madrid
Nearest airport: Barajas (MAD)
Transportation to site: Toledo is approximately an hour away from Madrid and very accessible by train (from Atocha station the cost is 10 Euros approximately) and direct public bus (from Plaza Eliptica Bus Station the cost is 6 Euros approximately). Be sure to factor in costs of taxi transfer from the airport to the train or bus station (approx. 25 Euros) in Madrid and from the bus or train station in Toledo to the Carlos V Hotel (approx. 5 Euros). There is a new Airport Express public bus transfer from Barajas Airport to Atocha Station almost every hour, and the price is 5 euros per pax. For further information on the schedule you can consult http://www.emtmadrid.es/lineaAeropuerto/index.html. There is also a train service every thirty minutes from Terminal 4 at Barajas airport to Atocha Train Station. The price is 2.50 euros.

End of Program
Apr 20, 2013
Program ends after breakfast at the hotel in Casablanca. Hotel check-out is at 12pm. A group transfer is scheduled to the Casablanca Airport at 6:30 am.
You will be staying at the Ibis Casa City Center the night before.
Location: Casablanca
Nearest city or town: Rabat
Nearest airport: Casablanca Airport - Mohamed Airport Casablanca (CMN)
Transportation to site: The Mohammed V airport is about 40 minutes driving distance from the group hotel. CCCL offers the option of arranging a car transfer through a private transportation agency for 400 MAD (taxes included). You could pay CCCL directly and get a receipt. Grand Taxis are easily available and the cost is usually 300 MAD. You could arrange for the taxi drive through the hotel reception. CCCL does not reserve taxis neither negotiate the price. You are responsible of paying directly the taxi driver. You could take the train from Casa Port Train Station to the Mohammed V Casablanca airport. For more information on prices and scheduled departures, please check the following website: www.oncf.ma. You could also contact our in-country coordinator Mrs. Malika Lemdarsaoui at lmalika@cccl.ma to arrange for a private transfer.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Centrally located to Toledo's historic center.

Contact info:
Trastamara, 1
Toledo, 45001 Spain
phone: +34 925 222 100
web: www.carlosv.com

Room amenities: Telephone, television, air conditioning.

Facility amenities: On-site restaurant and meeting rooms.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: consult with hotel directly
Participants should contact the hotel directly and ask about room availability and cost. They should always inform the hotel that they are from the Road Scholar program that starts the following day. The hotel contact info is info@carlosv.com by e-mail, and (011 34) 925 222 100 by telephone.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Ibis Casablanca City Center hotel is a newly open hotel in the heart of Casablanca. Its unique features are its proximity from the old medina (old city), and its location by the main train station in Casablanca Casa-Port. It is also located 30 minutes away from from Mohamed V airport and is also on a short distance from the sea shore, the old downtown, business district, Hassan II mosque shopping centers, museums and the port

Contact info:
Angle rue Zaid Ouhmad
Casablanca, Morocco
phone: +212 5 22 46 65 60
Room amenities: The accommodations will be double occupancy rooms and private showers. Limited single rooms at supplemental cost are available.

Facility amenities: The Ibis city center hotel offers a good service, has air conditioning, cable TV, direct dial phone, hair dryer, wake-up call, mini-bar, safety deposit box, voice mail, and offers non-smoking rooms. The hotel offers internet wi-fi connection, a nice restaurant, a bar and offers a 24-hour service.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: US$ 100.00
The dollar's rate is based on 1 US dollar = 7.5 Moroccan dirhams. Ask the hotel directly at H6573-sl@accor.com. Phone: +212 (0) 522 466560. www.ibishotel.com/ibis/fichehotel/fr/ibi/6573/fiche_hotel.shtml

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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Included
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16 nights of accommodations
45 meals: 15 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 15 dinners
12 Expert-led lectures
22 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
4 Performances

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4.6
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