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Program #19688RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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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.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Start of Program
Oct 28, 2012
Lunch provided for morning arrivals. Check in 2:00 pm. Meet in lobby at 4:00 for neighborhood walk
You will be staying at the Hotel Tiziano that night.
Location: Rome
Nearest city or town: Rome
Nearest highway: A1
Nearest airport: Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino
Transportation to site: Transfer provided for group travelers arriving on group arrival day. Independent travelers can request to join a courtesy transfer. To reach the program site on your own you have 2 options: public transportation (train and taxi) or door to door service with shared ride shuttle. Public transportation option: From Rome Fiumicino Airport trains depart twice an hour for Roma Termini, the main train station. The line is called "Leonardo Express." Purchase tickets at the station attached to the airport terminal. Fare is €14 pp. From Roma Termini take a taxi to the hotel - fare approx. € 20. Door to door service by taxi direct from the airport to the hotel is approx. €50. Max. 4 persons to a taxi. Share-a-ride shuttle service can be booked at www.rome.airport-shuttle.com. Fare is €27; discounts apply for other passengers in your party. You can also contact the Hotel Tiziano for a private car and driver. Charge is about €55 for the service.

End of Program
Nov 4, 2012
After breakfast, transfers to airport. Check out 11:00 am
You will be staying at the Hotel Tiziano the night before.
Location: Rome
Transportation to site: Transfer provided for group travelers departing on group departure day. Independent travelers can request to join a courtesy transfer. To reach the airport on your own you have 2 options: public transportation (train and taxi) or door to door service with shared shuttle van. Public transportation option: Take a taxi from the hotel (fare € 20) to Termini, Rome's main train station. From there take the Leonardo Express train direct to Fiumicino Airport. Trains depart twice an hour. Fare is €14 pp. Door to door service by taxi direct from the hotel to the airport is approx. €50. Max. 4 persons to a taxi. Share-a-rride shuttle service can be booked at www.rome.airport-shuttle.com. Fare is €27; discounts apply for other passengers in your party. You can also ask the Hotel Tiziano to arrange a private car and driver. The charge is about €55.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your program site hotel is in the heart of historical Rome and is within walking distance of Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, Capitoline Hill, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and Piazza di Spagna. The hotel was once the palace of a noble Roman family. It is situated at the intersection of two busy streets, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II (named after the first king of unified Italy) and Largo Argentina.

Contact info:
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 110
Rome, NA 00186 Italy
phone: +39 06 686 5019
web: www.hoteltiziano.it

Room amenities: Private bath in all rooms, hair dryer, safe box for valuables in room or front desk, touch tone phone, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, individual controls for heat and air conditioning, sound proof windows, mini bar

Facility amenities: Breakfast served daily, all rooms have private bath. Sound proof windows. 24 hour concierge. Free wi-fi throughout the facility and internet point in the lobby. Lobby and breakfast room 6 steps from sidewalk entrance level.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
To book additional nights at the hotel, contact the hotel's online reservation system directly through the hotel website www.hoteltiziano.it, or, contact Lavinia Tour, Trinity College's partnering agency in Rome: info.reserv@laviniatour.it. Indicate to the hotel or agency at the time of your booking that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment.

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your program site hotel is in the heart of historical Rome and is within walking distance of Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, Capitoline Hill, Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and Piazza di Spagna. The hotel was once the palace of a noble Roman family. It is situated at the intersection of two busy streets, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II (named after the first king of unified Italy) and Largo Argentina.

Contact info:
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 110
Rome, NA 00186 Italy
phone: +39 06 686 5019
web: www.hoteltiziano.it

Room amenities: Private bath in all rooms, hair dryer, safe box for valuables in room or front desk, touch tone phone, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, individual controls for heat and air conditioning, sound proof windows, mini bar

Facility amenities: Breakfast served daily, all rooms have private bath. Sound proof windows. 24 hour concierge. Free wi-fi throughout the facility and internet point in the lobby. Lobby and breakfast room 6 steps from sidewalk entrance level.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: varies by season
To book additional nights at the hotel, contact the hotel's online reservation system directly through the hotel website www.hoteltiziano.it, or, contact Lavinia Tour, Trinity College's partnering agency in Rome: info.reserv@laviniatour.it. Indicate to the hotel or agency at the time of your booking that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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