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Program #15617RJ
16 Days | 15 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
Jun 12, 2014
Orientation at 6 p.m. at the group hotel in New York City. Hotel check-in begins at 4 p.m.
You will be staying at the New York Marriott Downtown that night.
Location: New York City
Nearest airport: JFK International Airport
Transportation to site: Participants can take a taxi from the airport to the city center.The AirTrain connects JFK with the New York City subway system; approximate fare to downtown is $7.25. The New York Marriott Downtown is 15 min drive or subway ride from Grand Central Station.

End of Program
Jun 27, 2014
After breakfast at the program hotel in Paris, France. Hotel check-out is at 12 p.m.
You will be staying at the Hotel Villa Panthéon the night before.
Location: Paris
Transportation to site: Independent travelers can take a taxi from the hotel to the airport or can ask the hotel for assistance in arranging a shuttle transfer. 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 departure in 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
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The only Marriott hotel centrally located in Lower Manhattan, New York City's Financial District, and within walking distance to Wall Street and NYSE.

Contact info:
85 West Street at Albany Street
New York, NY 10006 USA
phone: 800-228-9290
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/nycws-new-york-marriott-downtown/

Room amenities: This hotel near Wall Street features 497 newly renovated guest rooms, including 7 suites. Hotel rooms offer the new Revive bed, 300 thread-count linens, down comforters and marble bathrooms. Some guest rooms offer views of the Statue of Liberty, New York City Harbor, or Wall Street. This downtown Manhattan hotel near Wall Street offers a state-of-the-art hotel fitness center. High-tech amenities include high-speed internet access and flat-screen TVs in all guest rooms.

Facility amenities: All public areas non-smoking, Beauty shop nearby (referral at front desk), Cash machine/ATM, Coffee/tea in-room, Concierge Lounge Hours, Concierge desk, Evening turndown service, Florist, Foreign exchange, Gift/newsstand, Housekeeping service daily, Local restaurant dinner delivery, Newspaper delivered to room on request, Newspaper in lobby, Phone calls: toll-free, Room service, 6:00 AM-12:00 AM, Safe deposit boxes, front desk, Valet dry-cleaning, Virtual Concierge Available

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 Afloat team at 617-457-5560 for rates and availability.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: On the Left Bank, in the heart of the Saint Germain district, near the Panthéon and the Sorbonne, this property has a privileged location. This elegant establishment is also a short walk from the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Odéon Theatre as well as Rue Mouffetard and the Arabic World Institute. Staying at Villa Panthéon will enable you to know one of the liveliest quarters of Paris. Fine restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel, whilst the Bridge Bar with summer terrace is open until 2:00 am with a large selection of whiskies and cocktails.

Contact info:
41 rue des Ecoles
Paris 75005, France
phone: +33 (0)1 53 10 95 96
web: www.villa-pantheon.com/EN/index.html

Room amenities: Rooms feature safety deposit boxes, telephone with voicemail, satellite TV, wireless internet, snack bar, bath/shower and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Bar, 24 hour front desk, safety deposit box, luggage storage, drycleaning, fax/photocopying available, wireless internet, concierge and breakfast

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact Road Scholar Travel
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Check out time: 12:00 PM

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15 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 dinners
17 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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