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Art and Architecture of Vienna and Prague

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Program #20189RJ
13 Days | 12 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.
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.
Start of Program
Oct 21, 2014
Vienna, Austria: 4:00 PM in hotel lobby.
You will be staying at the Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle that night.
Location: Vienna
Nearest highway: Südautobahn (A2) motorway, Ostautobahn (A4) motorway, Donauuferautobahn (A22) motorway
Nearest airport: Schwechat Vienna Airport
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. It costs approx. 38 Euros and takes approx. 30 minutes. Or, take the CAT City Airport Train or the S-Bahn to Wien Mitte. Tickets are 10 Euros. From Wien Mitte take the subway U4 direction Heiligenstadt; at Schwedenplatz, change to U1 direction Leopoldau and stop at Vorgartenstrasse. Walk 3 blocks to the hotel. Takes 45 minutes to an hour.

End of Program
Nov 1, 2014
Prague, Czech Republic: Following breakfast on the last day.
You will be staying at the Hotel Petr the night before.
Location: Prague
Nearest highway: D5
Nearest airport: Prague/Ruzyne
Transportation to site: The hotel reception can arrange a shuttle to take you from the hotel to the airport. It costs approx. 600-650 CZK per shuttle (approx. 4 persons).
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, laundry services, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Petr is located in a quiet part of Prague only 15 minutes walking distance or two tram stops from the city center and famous historical sites such as the Charles Bridge and the National Theater. The hotel was built in 1910 and was beautifully restored in 1995. It was newly furnished in 2009, welcoming you for a peaceful night's rest.

Contact info:
Drtinova 17
Prague 5, 150 00 Czech Republic
phone: +420 257314068
web: www.hotelpetr.cz

Room amenities: Each room has a telephone, safe box, satellite television, laundry services, air conditioning, coffee & tea making facilities, refrigerator, free WIFI Internet access and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers 24-hour reception, bar, safe box, free WIFI Internet access, a free computer with Internet in the bar, laundry services (for a fee) and a fax machine (for a fee). Tickets to best cultural events bookable at the front desk via on-line terminal.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips

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