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Program #3045RJ
17 Days | 16 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
Apr 14, 2013
Program starts with lunch at 2pm at the Hotel in Madrid. Hotel check –in begins at 1pm. Meet in hotel lobby for lunch.
You will be staying at the Hotel NH Nacional that night.
Location: Madrid
Nearest city or town: Madrid
Nearest airport: Barajas (MAD)
Transportation to site: Independent travelers can follow signs to the airport's taxi stand and take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. If you take a taxi, the cost should not normally exceed 25-30 Euros unless traffic is extremely heavy. Please note that the amount shown on the meter does NOT include the supplement for taking a taxi in the airport or the extra charges for baggage or if it is a holiday or at night. There is an Airport Express public bus transfer from Barajas Airport to Atocha Station almost every twenty minutes and the price is 5€ per pax. Atocha Train Station is very near your hotel, less than 5 minute walk. For further information on the bus schedule you can consult http://www.emtmadrid.es/lineaAeropuerto/index.html

End of Program
Apr 29, 2013
Program ends after breakfast at the hotel in Seville. Hotel check-out is at 12pm.
You will be staying at the Hotel Inglaterra the night before.
Location: Seville
Nearest city or town: Seville
Nearest airport: San Pablo (SVQ)
Transportation to site: A transfer to the airport will be provided for all participants on a group flight. Independent travelers can join the group transfer if it coincides with their departure time. If not, they can take a taxi from the hotel to the airport. It will cost about 25 euros. There is an Airport Express public bus transfer from Seville city center almost every thirty minutes and the price is 4€ per pax. Participants need to take the tram from the hotel to the bus stop. The Group Leader will give them all the necessary information.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the Museum Triangle and right near the Atocha train station, this four-star hotel offers high quality in the heart of Madrid.

Contact info:
Paseo del Prado, 48
Madrid, 28014 Spain
phone: +34 914 296 629
web: www.nh-hotels.com

Room amenities: Air conditioning, heating, safe, mini bar, cable/satellite TV, hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, cafeteria, meeting room, internet access in common areas, room service, laundry service.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Additional nights may be reserved by contacting the Hotel NH Nacional in Madrid. Participants should contact the hotel directly by e-mail at nhnacional@nh-hotels.com (contact person Mr. Javier Balbacid); or by telephone +34 91 4296629. Participants should let them know that they are Road Scholars, indicate the program start date in Spain, and the number of extra nights they would like to stay. They will benefit from a special price for Road Scholar participants.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in Plaza Nueva, central to all of Seville's major monuments.

Contact info:
Plaza Nueva, 7
Seville, 41001 Spain
phone: +34 954 224 970
web: www.hotelinglaterra.es

Room amenities: Hairdryer, telephone, television, minibar, safe, heat/air conditioning.

Facility amenities: On-site restaurant and bar, meeting rooms, laundry and room service.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Consult directly with hotel.
Additional nights may be reserved by contacting the Hotel Inglaterra directly. Participants should send an e-mail to comercial@hotelinglaterra.es (contact person Mrs. Rocio Limón) and let them know that they are Road Scholars, indicate the program end date in Spain, and the number of extra nights they would like to stay. They will benefit from a special price for Road Scholars.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
15 nights of accommodations
45 meals: 15 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 15 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
25 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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