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Intergenerational France: The Best of Paris, Normandy and Brittany

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Program #18370RJ
12 Days | 11 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
Jul 28, 2013
The program begins at Orientation at 5:00 p.m. at the program hotel.
You will be staying at the Villa Montparnasse that night.
Location: PARIS
Nearest city or town: PARIS
Nearest highway: A1
Nearest airport: PARIS CHARLES DE GAULLE AIRPORT
Transportation to site: A group arrival transfer is organized for all participants who purchased an air-inclusive program and arrive on the group date. Independent travelers may join the group transfer or take a taxi directly to the hotel or take one of the Air France buses. Tickets can be purchased by anyone regardless of airline. Paris Shuttle, a third party service, offers discounted shared shuttle and private transfer rates to Road Scholar participants. The rate they offer is about 10% discount off their published rate. By using the web link below, you can take advantage of these rates and book your transfer for arrival in or departure from Paris. You will need to pay in advance with a credit card to confirm reservations and print your own voucher. www.parishuttle.com/index.php?partner=P60WEN

End of Program
Aug 7, 2013
The program ends after breakfast at the program hotel.
You will be staying at the Hotel du Louvre the night before.
Location: SAINT MALO
Nearest city or town: RENNES
Nearest highway: N137
Nearest airport: RENNES AIRPORT
Transportation to site: Independent travelers may join the group transfer. Other options are to take a taxi from Saint Malo to Rennes airport (for approximately 170 euros) or take the train to Rennes and then take bus line 57 to Rennes airport.
Type: Hotel

Description: The Villa Montparnasse is a quaint hotel on the left bank of the Seine. The colonial-style residence is located in the 19th century intellectual elite neighborhood opposite the famed Montparnasse Cemetery and next to the apartment where Simone de Beauvoir lived. This hotel is both charming and comfortable and is one block from a pedestrian street featuring restaurants and shops. It is within walking distance of two different metro lines both with direct access to the main monuments of Paris.

Contact info:
2, rue Boulard
Paris, 75014 France
phone: +33 (0)1 56 80 34 34
web: www.villa-montparnasse.com/Villa_Montparnasse/Accueil.html

Room amenities: In each room there is satellite TV, air conditioning, a mini-bar and a safe.

Facility amenities: 24-hour front desk with English-speaking staff, bar / lounge, laundry service, smoke-free environment. Wifi is available in the lobby. Participants should be aware that hotel rooms in Paris are often considerably smaller than hotel rooms in the United States.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for details.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Located within the walled city at the heart of Saint-Malo, this hotel offers modern rooms with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. It provides a ticket service at the 24-hour front desk. A buffet breakfast is served every morning in the dining room at Hotel du Louvre. Guests can enjoy a drink in the bar while reading the newspapers provided. The harbor is just a 2-minute walk from hotel Louvre and the beach is just 1800 ft away.

Contact info:
2 rue des Marins
Saint Malo, 35400 France
phone: +33 (0)2 99 40 86 62
web: www.hoteldulouvre-saintmalo.com/en/home-p0-C1.html

Room amenities: The soundproofed guest rooms feature extra long beds and interconnecting rooms are available. Each room has a private bathroom with a hairdryer and amenities. All rooms are serviced by an elevator.

Facility amenities: Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Newspapers, Elevator, Safe, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Baggage Storage, All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private), Room Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Currency Exchange, Bicycle Rental, Fax/Photocopying, Free Wi-Fi is available in the hotel rooms.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 11:30 AM

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Included
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10 nights of accommodations
22 meals: 10 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 7 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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