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Christmas Traditions in Austria and Germany: A Feast for the Senses

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Program #17164RJ
12 Days | 11 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
Dec 5, 2014
Vienna, Austria. 4:00 PM in the hotel lobby.
You will be staying at the Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle that night.
Location: Vienna
Nearest highway: Sudautobahn motorway (A2), Ostautobahn motorway (A4), Donauuferautobahn motorway (A22)
Nearest airport: Schwechat Vienna Airport.
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. Costs approx. 38 Euro and takes approx. 30 minutes. Or, take the CAT City Airport Train or the S-Bahn to "Wien Mitte." Tickets are 10 Euro. From Wien Mitte take the subway U4 direction Heiligenstadt, and at Schwedenplatz, change to U1 direction Leopoldau to stop Vorgartenstrasse. Walk 3 blocks to the hotel. Takes 45 minutes to an hour.

End of Program
Dec 15, 2014
Munich, Germany. Following breakfast at the hotel.
You will be staying at the Carat Hotel Munich the night before.
Location: Munich
Nearest highway: A8 Motorway , A9 Motorway
Nearest airport: Franz Josef Strauss Airport Munich
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from Munich center to the airport (45 minutes and costs 45 Euro). Or, take the subway U-Bahn line 3 or 6 to Marienplatz, change to S-Bahn to the airport (about 1 hour, costs E. 10).
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: The Carat Hotel Munich is located in the city center, close to Marienplatz and the main railway station. The pedestrian zone and many places of interest can all be accessed easily on foot. The Sendlinger Tor underground station is only 200 meters from the hotel, with connections to the following locations; Main railway station: 2 minutes, Marienplatz: 2 minutes, Olympic center: 13 minutes, New Exhibition Center/ICM: 18 minutes, airport: 45 minutes.

Contact info:
Lindwurmstrasse 13
Munich, D-80337 Germany
phone: +49 89 230 380
web: www.carat-hotel-muenchen.de

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini bar, wireless LAN (for a fee) and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a bar, 24-hour front desk, newspapers, terrace, safety deposit box, room service, laundry and dry cleaning services, wireless Internet hotspot in public areas (free of charge) and Internet access with printing facility in the lobby.

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

Elevator: Yes

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

Check out time: 10:00 AM

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10 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 10 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 8 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
2 Performances

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