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Program #16940RJ
14 Days | 13 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
May 2, 2014
The program begins with Orientation at the hotel in Paris at 6:00 p.m.
You will be staying at the Villa Beaumarchais that night.
Location: Paris
Nearest city or town: PARIS
Nearest highway: A1
Nearest airport: Charles de Gaulle airport
Transportation to site: A group arrival transfer is organized for all participants who purchased an air inclusive program and arrive on the group date. The group transfer time(s) will be made available in the final mailing, sent approximately 5 weeks before the program start date. Paris Shuttle, a third party service, offers a discounted shared shuttle and private transfer rates to Road Scholar participants. The rate they offer is about 10% discount off their published rate. Use the website below to take advantage of these rates and book your transfers for arrival and departure from Paris. You will need to pay in advance with a credit card to confirm reservations and print your own voucher. (Please note when using this link that the website does not indicate that the prices are discounted.) www.parishuttle.com/index.php?partner=P60WEN The most convenient, although not the cheapest, means of transportation to your hotel is to take a taxi. The cost should be between 40 and 80 euros depending on traffic and the amount of luggage you have. After collecting your luggage at the airport follow the signs to Taxis.

End of Program
May 14, 2014
The program ends after breakfast at the hotel in Nice.
You will be staying at the Hotel Nice Riviera the night before.
Location: Nice
Nearest city or town: NICE
Nearest highway: A8
Nearest airport: NICE
Transportation to site: Airport transfers from the hotel to the departure airport are included in your cost if you have booked your airfare through Road Scholar and are departing on the day that the program ends. Independent travelers can take a taxi from the hotel to the airport (approximately 30 minutes for approx 30 euros). Or use airport shuttle line n 98, getting on at Albert 1er, approximately 10 minutes by foot from the hotel.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Nestled at the corner of the Passage du Grand Veneur, the Villa Beaumarchais echoes the charm of typical lanes of the Place des Vosges.

Contact info:
5 rue des Arquebusiers
Paris, 75003 France
phone: +33 (0)1 40 29 14 00
web: www.villa-beaumarchais.com

Room amenities: Cable television, complimentary newspaper, air conditioning, phone, internet access, minibar, wake-up calls, private bathroom, bathrobes, hair dryer, pay movies, in-room safe

Facility amenities: Buffet breakfasts, room service, air conditioning, mini bar, WiFi, safe.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBA
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and availability.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This hotel is in the heart of Nice, a short walk from the Promenade des Anglais. It features a fitness room and a spa center with a heated swimming pool, a spa bathtub and a sauna. A buffet breakfast is served daily in the hotel’s luminous breakfast room or in the comfort of guest rooms. The hotel's lounge bar, Riviera Café invites guests to use the free Wi-Fi or enjoy a drink by the fireplace. Guests have free access to the hotel's on-site spa center. The hotel is half a mile from Nice Train Station and a 15 minute drive from Nice Airport. Place Massena and Vieux Nice are just over a quarter mile away.

Contact info:
45, rue Pastorelli
Nice, 06000 France
phone: +33 (0)4 93 92 69 60
web: www.hotel-nice-riviera.com/uk/index.php

Room amenities: Guest rooms at Nice Riviera feature environmentally friendly, bamboo parquet floors and colorful cushions and bed throws. Each room has a private bathroom with a bathrobe, slippers and toiletries.

Facility amenities: Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Newspapers, Elevator, Safe, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Baggage Storage, All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private), Air Conditioning, Sauna, Fitness Center, Solarium, Hot Tub, Indoor Pool, Room Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Airport Shuttle, Business Center, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Currency Exchange, Bicycle Rental, Fax/Photocopying. Wi-Fi is available in public areas and is free of charge.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Call Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and bookings.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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12 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
20 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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