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E-Bike the Alps: St. Moritz to Verona Using the Newest Trend in Cycling Adventures

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Program #20415RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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
Jul 7, 2014
Zurich Airport. Meet your group at 10:15 AM for the group transfer to St. Moritz (approx. 3 hours). (Hotel check-in is at 2:00 PM.)
You will be staying at the Hotel Soldanella that night.
Location: St. Moritz
Nearest airport: Zurich
Transportation to site: From the airport in Zurich take a Swiss National Railways train to Chur. From Chur the journey continues on the narrow-gauge Rhaetian Railway (RhB) with its modern, fast trains through twisting tunnels and over vertiginous viaducts. The 250-mile journey from the Zurich airport to St. Moritz takes approx. 3 hours and 45 minutes, and costs about 76 CHF for a 2nd class ticket. Then take a taxi to the hotel, which costs approx. 20 CHF.

End of Program
Jul 15, 2014
Verona, Italy. After breakfast on the last day. (Hotel check-out is at 11:00 AM.)
You will be staying at the Hotel Giberti the night before.
Location: Verona
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from the hotel to the airport. It takes 15-20 minutes and costs approx. 50 Euros. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle bus which costs 6 Euros per person and runs about every 20 minutes. The shuttle bus leaves from the train station, which is a 6-minute walk from the hotel.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Soldanella is located in a quiet neighborhood in the town center of St. Moritz, 6000 feet above sea level in the Engadine Valley. The Engadine is a uniquely beautiful landscape with forests, majestic glaciers and crystal-clear mountain lakes. The hotel offers a great view to Lake St. Moritz and the surrounding mountains. Museums, restaurants, bars and the Corviglia hiking and skiing area are within walking distance. St. Moritz is a sophisticated spa town where the rich and wealthy meet, particularly in wintertime. Its center is dominated by luxurious shops and fancy 5-star hotels.

Contact info:
Via Somplaz 17
St. Moritz, 7500 Switzerland
phone: +41 81 830 85 00
web: www.hotel-soldanella.ch

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, radio, safe, mini bar, free wireless Internet access and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, Bacchus wine cellar, beautiful terrace overlooking the lake, wellness center, computer in the lobby and free wireless Internet access.

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: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Welcoming guests since 1980, the Hotel Giberti is a hotel of great prestige and elegance. It is centrally located in Verona, only minutes from the internationally-known Arena di Verona.

Contact info:
Via Giberti 7
Verona, 37122 Italy
phone: +39 045 8006900
web: www.hotelgiberti.it

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini bar, safe, tea facilities, free wireless Internet access and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a dining area, bar, safe at reception, laundry services and free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel.

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: 11:00 AM

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8 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 8 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 8 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips

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