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Road Scholar
Program #7149RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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
Sep 7, 2013
This program begins in the early evening with orientation at your program hotel in Barcelona.
You will be staying at the Catalonia Barcelona 505 **** that night.
Location: Barcelona
Nearest airport: Barcelona City Airport
Transportation to site: Transfers are not included in your program. A taxi to the city center from the airport costs about 25 euros and takes 20 to 30 minutes. The Aerobus service is an express bus service that links Barcelona airport to the city centre. You can book and pay for this service online http://bookings.aerocity.com/

End of Program
Sep 14, 2013
This program ends after breakfast at your program hotel in Barcelona.
You will be staying at the Catalonia Barcelona 505 **** the night before.
Location: Barcelona
Transportation to site: Transfers are not included in your program. A taxi to the airport from the city center costs about 25 euros and takes 20 to 30 minutes. The Aerobus service is an express bus service that links Barcelona airport to the city centre. You can book and pay for this service online http://bookings.aerocity.com/
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Formerly Catalonia Suite. This fantastic hotel with outdoor pool is situated in the upper area of Barcelona, next to Park Güell and the Science Museum. It has an interesting restaurant where guests can enjoy tasty international cuisine and 5 large rooms for organising all kinds of events. It is also well connected so that guests can enjoy the city of Barcelona from every viewpoint.

Contact info:
Muntaner, 505
Barcelona, 08022 Spain
phone: +34 93 212 80 12
web: www.hoteles-catalonia.com/en/our_hotels/europa/spain/catalunya/barcelona/hotel_catalonia_barcelona_505/index.jsp

Room amenities: -Air conditioning and heating -Free internet access (WiFi) -Full-length mirror -Hair dryer -Infrared light (bathroom) -LCD screen with satellite TV and Canal+ -Magnifying mirror (bathroom) -Marble bathroom -Minibar -Room service -Safe deposit box -Telephone in bathroom -Telephone with direct line

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:


Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Formerly Catalonia Suite. This fantastic hotel with outdoor pool is situated in the upper area of Barcelona, next to Park Güell and the Science Museum. It has an interesting restaurant where guests can enjoy tasty international cuisine and 5 large rooms for organising all kinds of events. It is also well connected so that guests can enjoy the city of Barcelona from every viewpoint.

Contact info:
Muntaner, 505
Barcelona, 08022 Spain
phone: +34 93 212 80 12
web: www.hoteles-catalonia.com/en/our_hotels/europa/spain/catalunya/barcelona/hotel_catalonia_barcelona_505/index.jsp

Room amenities: -Air conditioning and heating -Free internet access (WiFi) -Full-length mirror -Hair dryer -Infrared light (bathroom) -LCD screen with satellite TV and Canal+ -Magnifying mirror (bathroom) -Marble bathroom -Minibar -Room service -Safe deposit box -Telephone in bathroom -Telephone with direct line

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:


Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
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7 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
2 Performances

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