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Program #15879RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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 27, 2015
Lucerne, Switzerland. 4:00 PM in the hotel lobby.
You will be staying at the Hotel Royal that night.
Location: Lucerne
Nearest city or town: Lucerne
Nearest highway: A 2
Nearest airport: Zurich
Transportation to site: There are direct trains from the airport to Lucerne every hour (fee is 30 Swiss Francs CHF). Then take a taxi from the Lucerne train station to the hotel (fee is about 18 Swiss Francs CHF).

End of Program
Jul 11, 2015
Zurich, Switzerland. Farewell dinner at hotel the night before departure.
You will be staying at the Hotel Welcome Inn the night before.
Location: Zurich
Nearest city or town: Kloten
Nearest highway: A 51 direction Zurich Airport
Nearest airport: Zurich
Transportation to site: The hotel offers a free shuttle bus to and from the airport. Travel time is about 10-15 minutes.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Royal is a three-star hotel situated on the lakeside of Lucerne. This cozy, family-run hotel enjoys an elevated, quiet position directly overlooking the famous bay of Lucerne and takes in the magnificent view of Pilatus, Bürgenstock and Rigi. It has a terrace overlooking the lake. The hotel is in walking distance of the old town. There are local buses stopping nearby that can take you into the heart of the modern city in a few minutes.

Contact info:
Rigistrasse 22
Lucerne, CH-6006 Switzerland
phone: +41 41 419 46 46
web: www.hotel-royal-luzern.ch

Room amenities: Each room has a telephone, television with radio, and hairdryers are available.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a cafe, lounge, library, fax machine, free WIFI Internet access in the lobby, and a garden terrace with marvelous views over the city and the bay of Lucerne. A computer with printer is available in the lobby (for a small fee).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel Welcome Inn is a modern middle-class hotel equipped with every comfort and offers a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The hotel is conveniently located only 10 minutes from the Zürich Airport and is a 3-minute walk from the railway station of Kloten.

Contact info:
Holbergstrasse 1
Kloten, CH-8302 Switzerland
phone: +41 44 804 75 75
web: www.welcomegroup.ch

Room amenities: Each room has a hair dryer, telephone, broadband Internet access, television, pay television, radio, mini bar, and a safe box.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers three restaurants, a computer with Internet access and printer in the lobby, laundry service, free tickets to the public indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and vouchers for free access to the gym at the partner Hotel Allegra which is within walking distance.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
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14 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 14 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 14 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips

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