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Program #19220RJ
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.
Start of Program
Dec 21, 2013
Lunch provided for those arriving early morning. Hotel check in 2:00 pm. Late afternoon Welcome Reception followed by dinner at the hotel.
You will be staying at the Hotel Rivoli that night.
Location: Florence
Nearest city or town: Florence
Nearest highway: n/a
Nearest airport: Vespucci Airport, Florence
Transportation to site: To reach the Hotel Rivoli from the Florence Vespucci Airport at Peretola one may take a taxi (about EUR 25 per vehicle) or public transportation. "Vola in Bus" shuttles (ticket EUR 5) depart every 30 min from the clearly marked (covered) bus stop just outside the Florence Airport Terminal. Destination is the main train station in Florence, S Maria Novella. The Hotel Rivoli is about a 5-10 minute walk from the station or a short taxi ride (expect taxi fare to be EUR 7-10 with luggage).

End of Program
Dec 28, 2013
Hotel check out by 11:00 am. No activities other than departure transfers to airport
You will be staying at the Hotel Rivoli the night before.
Location: Florence
Transportation to site: Public transportation options to reach the airport in Florence - taxi from the hotel in Florence to the airport costs approx. EUR 25. Max 4 persons per taxi. Another option is to take the' Vola in Bus' shuttle from the Santa Maria Novella train station that goes to the Florence Airport. Buses leave about every 20 min. Tickets are EUR 5 each.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The centrally located 4 star superior hotel is an ex Franciscan convent from the15th Century. The hotel has undergone a modern restoration that showcases the ancient frescoes, stone arches and vaulted ceilings.

Contact info:
Via della Scala 33
Florence, NA 50123 Italy
phone: +39 055 27 861
web: www.hotelrivoli.it

Room amenities: mini-bar, air conditioning, hair dryer, safe for valuables.

Facility amenities: Hotel restaurant, patio and small garden, small pool open May - September. Wi-Fi available in the structure, minimal fee of EUR. 5 for 24 hours; request access code from the reception desk.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
You can book additional nights directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.hotelrivoli.it. Indicate to the hotel that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment. Another option is to use the services of online hotel consolidators such as Hotels.com or Expedia.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The centrally located 4 star superior hotel is an ex Franciscan convent from the15th Century. The hotel has undergone a modern restoration that showcases the ancient frescoes, stone arches and vaulted ceilings.

Contact info:
Via della Scala 33
Florence, NA 50123 Italy
phone: +39 055 27 861
web: www.hotelrivoli.it

Room amenities: mini-bar, air conditioning, hair dryer, safe for valuables.

Facility amenities: Hotel restaurant, patio and small garden, small pool open May - September. Wi-Fi available in the structure, minimal fee of EUR. 5 for 24 hours; request access code from the reception desk.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: varies by season
You can book additional nights directly through the hotel’s online reservation system www.hotelrivoli.it. Indicate to the hotel that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment. Another option is to use the services of online hotel consolidators such as Hotels.com or Expedia.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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7 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
1 Performances

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