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Adventures Afloat: Intergenerational: Highlights of Paris and Normandy on the Seine River

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Program #21266RJ
14 Days | 13 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
Jul 12, 2014
The program begins at the welcome orientation at the Paris hotel.
You will be staying at the Mercure Paris Montmartre Sacre Coeur that night.
Location: Paris
Nearest city or town: Gonesse
Nearest highway: A1
Nearest airport: Charles de Gaulle Airport
Transportation to site: Arrival transfers are organized for all participants who purchased an air inclusive program and arrive on the group date. Specific details will be provided approximately five weeks prior to the program start date, after all flights are confirmed. Independent travelers may take a taxi directly to the hotel or take one of the Air France buses. Tickets can be purchased by anyone regardless of airline. Paris Shuttle, a third party service, offers discounted shared shuttle and private transfer rates to Road Scholar participants. The rate they offer is about 10% discount off their published rate. By using the web link below, you can take advantage of these rates and book your transfer for arrival in or departure from Paris. You will need to pay in advance with a credit card to confirm reservations and print your own voucher. www.parishuttle.com/index.php?partner=P60WEN

End of Program
Jul 24, 2014
The program ends after breakfast with a transfer from the Bayeux hotel to Charles de Gaulle airport.
You will be staying at the Novotel Bayeux the night before.
Location: Bayeux
Transportation to site: An early morning group departure transfer is organized for all participants from Bayeux to Charles de Gaulle airport on Day 14, and will scheduled according to the departure time of Road Scholar air. Specific information will be available approximately five weeks prior to the program departure.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located at the foot of the Montmartre hill, the Mercure Paris Montmartre Sacre Coeur is a modern hotel within convenient distance to the Paris Metro and monuments.

Contact info:
3 rue Caulaincourt
Paris, 75018 France
phone: +33 (0)8 25 80 79 79
web: www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-0373-mercure-paris-montmartre-sacre-coeur/index.shtml

Room amenities: Air-conditioned room with free Wi-Fi Internet connection, bed with duvet, flat-screen satellite TV, mini fridge, safe and bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer. The hotel allows smoking on one specific floor only, all other areas and guest rooms are non-smoking.

Facility amenities: Breakfast Room, bar, Free Wi-Fi Internet access, business center, gift shop, laundry service.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies by program date
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and availability.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Novotel Bayeux is a modern hotel, located 0.6 miles (1 km) from the famous Bayeux tapestry, the old town and in close driving proximity to the D-Day landing beaches.

Ship Information: N/A

Contact info:
117 Rue St Patrice
Bayeux, 14400 France
phone: +33 (0)3 32 92 16 11
web: www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-0964-novotel-bayeux/index.shtml

Room amenities: 77 air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen cable TV, free Wi-Fi, mini-fridge, safe deposit box, tea and coffee courtesy tray, private bathroom with bathtub and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and a bar, computer with Internet access, outdoor swimming pool and landscaped garden.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 11 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences

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4.2
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