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Road Scholar
Program #19688RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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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
May 19, 2014
Lunch provided for morning arrivals. Hotel check in 1:00 pm. Meet in the lobby at 4 pm for Orientation.
You will be staying at the Hotel Pace Helvezia that night.
Location: Rome
Nearest city or town: Rome
Nearest highway: A1
Nearest airport: Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino
Transportation to site: To reach the program site on your own: From Rome Fiumicino Airport trains depart twice an hour for Roma Termini, the main train station. The line is called "Leonardo Express." Purchase tickets at the station attached to the airport terminal. Fare is EUR 14 pp. From Roma Termini (train station) take a taxi to the hotel - fare is about EUR 15. Taxi fare direct from the airport to the hotel is set by the city at EUR 48. Max. 4 persons to a taxi. Share a ride shuttle service can be booked at www.rome.airport-shuttle.com. You can also contact the Hotel Pace Helvezia to arrange a private car and driver. Please note that as you exit the airport or train station you should not accept offers for taxis from people that approach you. Proceed to the exit and look for the well marked TAXI stand where authorized metered taxis await their fares in an orderly fashion.

End of Program
May 26, 2014
After breakfast, transfers to airport. Hotel check out by 11 am.
You will be staying at the Hotel Pace Helvezia the night before.
Location: Rome
Transportation to site: To reach the airport on your own the hotel can arrange a private car and driver or you can take public transportation, starting with a taxi (fare about EUR 15) to Roma Termini, the main train station. The Leonardo Express line trains depart twice an hour for Fiumicino Airport. Purchase tickets at the train station ticket windows or automated machines. Train fare is EUR 14 pp. Taxi fare direct from the hotel to the airport is set by the city at EUR 48. Max. 4 persons to a taxi. Share a ride shuttle service can be booked at www.rome.airport-shuttle.com.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is situated near Piazza Venezia in the center of Rome, well within walking distance of the Forum, Colosseum, monument to Victor Emanuel, and Trevi Fountain. The terrace lounge with panoramic views of the city is open from early spring to late autumn.

Contact info:
Via 4 Novembre, 104
Rome, 00187 Italy
phone: +39 06 679 5105
web: www.hotelpacehelveziaroma.it

Room amenities: All rooms have private bathroom, writing desk. Individual control heat/air conditioning, satellite TV, room safe, mini bar, hair dryer. Free Wi-Fi.

Facility amenities: Reception desk is open 24 hours. Enjoy a coffee or drink at the bar in the lobby. Free Wi-Fi throughout the facility. Laundry service available.

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.hotelpacehelveziaroma.it or reservation@leonardihotels.com. 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 online hotel consolidators such as Hotels.com or Expedia.

Check in time: 1:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel is situated near Piazza Venezia in the center of Rome, well within walking distance of the Forum, Colosseum, monument to Victor Emanuel, and Trevi Fountain. The terrace lounge with panoramic views of the city is open from early spring to late autumn.

Contact info:
Via 4 Novembre, 104
Rome, 00187 Italy
phone: +39 06 679 5105
web: www.hotelpacehelveziaroma.it

Room amenities: All rooms have private bathroom, writing desk. Individual control heat/air conditioning, satellite TV, room safe, mini bar, hair dryer. Free Wi-Fi.

Facility amenities: Reception desk is open 24 hours. Enjoy a coffee or drink at the bar in the lobby. Free Wi-Fi throughout the facility. Laundry service available.

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.hotelpacehelveziaroma.it or reservation@leonardihotels.com. 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 online hotel consolidators such as Hotels.com or Expedia.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.8
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