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Portugal: A Heritage of Greatness in the New Europe

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Program #3313RJ
16 Days | 15 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
Sep 6, 2013
This program begins with lunch at the program hotel in Lisbon. Orientation is in the early evening.
You will be staying at the Hotel Mundial that night.
Location: Lisbon
Nearest city or town: Lisbon
Nearest airport: Portelas de Sacavem (Lisbon)
Transportation to site: Taking a taxi from the airport to the hotel is your best option. A taxi ride to the hotel in Lisbon will cost you around 25 EUR.

End of Program
Sep 20, 2013
This program ends after breakfast at the program hotel in Porto.
You will be staying at the Hotel Mercure Porto Centro the night before.
Location: Porto
Nearest airport: Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport, Porto
Transportation to site: Taking a taxi from the hotel in Porto to the airport is your best option. A taxi ride to the airport will cost you around 25 EUR.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Mundial hotel is located right in the heart of Lisbon, in the Baixa Pombalina district, with the São Jorge castle as backdrop and a stone's throw away from Praça do Rossio square, an area with easy and quick access to the main sights of the city.

Contact info:
Largo Martim Moniz, 1100-341
Lisbon, Portugal
phone: +351 21 884 20 00
Room amenities: Equipped with direct dial telephone, air conditioning, heating, individual safe, hairdryer, mini-bar, bathrobe, radio, satellite TV.

Facility amenities: Laundry Service, 24 Hours Room Service, Handicapped Rooms Available

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Contact program provider for special rates and reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel Mercure Porto Centro is a traditional hotel which has recently been restored, belonging to a French chain of hotels with a long-standing tradition in the hospitality industry, it is well maintained providing for modern and comfortable accommodation. It is located in the centre of the historical city of Oporto, and near the National Theatre 'Sao Joao'.

Contact info:
Praca da Batalha, 116
Porto, 4049-028 Portugal
phone: +351 -22-204-3300
Room amenities: Air-conditioned (or centrally heated) rooms, all with private bathroom, television, direct dialing.

Facility amenities: Breakfast and dining room. Meeting rooms. Bar and Lounges.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBA
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for details.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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14 nights of accommodations
38 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 11 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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