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Treasures of Imperial Cities: Krakow, Budapest, Vienna, Prague

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Program #12259RJ
18 Days | 17 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.
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Start of Program
May 6, 2015
Krakow, Poland. 5:00 PM at the hotel.
You will be staying at the Hilton Garden Inn that night.
Location: Krakow
Nearest city or town: Katowice
Nearest highway: A4 (Cracow-Katowice)
Nearest airport: Cracow/Balice
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. It costs approx. 90 Polish zloty, and takes about 30-40 minutes.

End of Program
May 22, 2015
Prague, Czech Republic. After breakfast on the last day.
You will be staying at the Ibis Praha Mala Strana the night before.
Location: Prague
Nearest city or town: In town
Nearest highway: D1
Nearest airport: Prague/Ruzyn
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from the hotel to the airport. Cost is approx. 600-650 CZK.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the center of Kraków with views of Wawel Castle over the Vistula River, the Hilton Garden Inn is an easy tram ride from the Old Town, the Market Square and the Jewish quarter of Kazimierz. Many museums and art galleries are also within walking distance.

Contact info:
Marii Konopnickiej 33
Krakow, 30-302 Poland
phone: +48 12 3999 000
web: www.hgi.com

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, safe, mini fridge, iron, free Internet access and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers two restaurants, a bar, fitness area, air conditioning, laundry services and facilities, Pavilion Pantry Market, safe, computer room in lobby and free Internet access.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. 1-800-241-1404

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Ibis Praha Mala Strana is just a few minutes from the heart of the city, where you can find the Charles Bridge, the Old Town Square, cozy restaurants and bars. It is also conveniently located next to one of the biggest shopping centers in Prague.

Contact info:
Plzenska 14
Praha 5, 150 00 Czech Republic
phone: +420 222865777
web: www.hotelibis.cz

Room amenities: Each room has a flat screen television, telephone, WIFI Internet access, air conditioning and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lobby bar with free WIFI Internet access and computer corner, laundry services (for a fee), and air conditioning.

Smoking policy: Yes
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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16 nights of accommodations
43 meals: 16 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips
4 Performances

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