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Program #3328RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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 9, 2014
This program begins with an orientation meeting at the hotel in Madrid.
You will be staying at the Hotel Catalonia Gran Vía that night.
Location: Madrid
Nearest airport: Madrid Barajas
Transportation to site: A group arrival transfer is organized for all participants who purchased an air inclusive program and arrive on the group date. Independent travelers may take a Taxi or Aerocity Airport Services(Limo) from the Customer service counter outside customs hall. A fixed taxi fare from the airport to downtown Madrid is about 30 euros.

End of Program
May 23, 2014
This program ends after breakfast at the program hotel in Barcelona.
You will be staying at the Hotel Catalonia Berna the night before.
Location: Barcelona
Nearest airport: Barcelona Airport
Transportation to site: A group departure transfer is organized for all participants who purchased an air inclusive program and depart on the group date. Independent travelers may take a taxi or Aerobus from Plaza de Catalunya to the Airport. A taxi will cost around 25 euros and take between 20 and 30 minutes.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located on the Gran Via, just a short step from the Plaza Cibeles and the Puerta del Sol, in the heart of Madrid, the hotel was built in 1995, on the site of a late 19th century building, preserving the original neo-classical facade.

Contact info:
Gran Via, 9
Madrid, 28013 Spain
phone: +34 -91-531-2222
web: www.cataloniahoteles.com

Room amenities: Air conditioned rooms, en-suite bathrooms,hairdryer, laundry, room service, direct dialling, cable tv. Wi fi internet access at supplemental cost.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, elevators, coffee shop, and breakfast rooms, meeting rooms.

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 details.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in a fully restored historical building, central position just two blocks from "La Pedrera" ( Gaudí - Casa Mila) and four blocks from Plaza Catalunya.

Contact info:
Roger de Lluria, 60
Barcelona 08009, Spain
phone: +34 93 272 00 50
web: www.hoteles-catalonia.com/en/our_hotels/europa/spain/catalunya/barcelona/hotel_catalonia_berna/index.jsp

Room amenities: Private facilities, hair dryer, a/c & heating, tel., Satellite TV, Minibar, Safe deposit box. Wi-fi

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Lounge and a spacious Lobby, lift to all floors. internet and wi-fi in public areas

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBA
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for details.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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Included
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15 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 12 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
30 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.7
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