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Program #20441RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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
Sep 24, 2014
Orientation begins at 6:00 pm in the hotel.
You will be staying at the Athens Ledra Hotel that night.
Location: Athens
Transportation to site: Taxi transfer from Athens Airport to the hotel is readily available for approximately €41. Public transport is also available but is more difficult for participants carrying luggage. Public Transportation AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER 1st option: From the airport to the hotel take BUS X95 to the last STOP called SYNTAGMA square (City Center). Ticket costs €5.00 one way. 2nd option: At the Airport EL. VENIZELOS station take METRO Line 3 (towards Monastiraki). STOP at SYNTAGMA square (City Center). Ticket costs €8.00. CITY CENTER TO HOTEL 1st option: From SYNTAGMA square you can take a taxi which costs approximately €8.00. 2nd option: Take the METRO Line 2 (Ag. Dimitrios- Ag. Antonios) going towards -Ag. Dimitrios to stop at the SYNGROU FIX station.

End of Program
Oct 4, 2014
Disembarkation is after breakfast at approximately 9:00 am.
You will be staying at the Galileo the night before.
Location: Cruise
Transportation to site: Taxi transfer from the ship to Athens Airport is readily available for approximately €50. Public transport is also available but is more difficult for participants carrying luggage.
Type: Hotel

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
115 Syngrou Avenue
Athens, Greece
phone: +302109300000
web: www.athensledrahotel.com/

Room amenities: High speed and wireless Internet access 24 hour room service Individual climate control Direct-dial telephone with volume control Free satellite TV In-room pay movies Mini-bar Hair dryer Iron and ironing board Safe deposit box Luxury Marriott bedding that includes fluffier pillows and thicker mattresses on American double beds

Facility amenities: All public areas non-smoking Babysitting Barber/Beauty shop Buffet breakfast Car rentals nearby Cash machine/ATM Coffee/tea in-room Concierge Lounge Hours Concierge desk Continental breakfast Evening turndown service Foreign exchange Full American breakfast Gift/newsstand Housekeeping service daily Laundry on-site Limousine service Mobility accessible rooms Newspaper in lobby Room service Room service, 24-hour Safe deposit boxes, front desk Shoeshine Shoeshine stand Valet dry-cleaning Virtual Concierge Available

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: 140 Euro (subject to change)
Additional pre nights are available for 140 Euro per night (includes breakfast and taxes), subject to change and availability. Please contact Erin with Road Scholar Participant Services at (978) 323-4242 or erin.miller@roadscholar.org.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: The Galileo is a 4 – deck motor-yacht that accommodates 32 passengers in outside cabins, all with en-suite bathrooms. Built in 1995 the vessel’s cabins are comfortably appointed with fine woodwork of Italian design and craftsmanship. Each room also has air conditioning and either windows or portholes, depending on the deck.

Contact info:
N/A, N/A Greece
phone: + N/A
Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

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10 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 10 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips


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