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Program #7149RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Road Scholar has thousands of educational adventures to choose from. A good way to narrow down our list is to browse our collection of "Most Popular" programs.
See all of our Most Popular programs.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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
Nov 30, 2013
This program begins in the early evening with orientation at your program hotel in Barcelona.
You will be staying at the Hotel Catalonia Berna that night.
Location: Barcelona
Nearest airport: Barcelona City Airport
Transportation to site: Transfers are not included in your program. A taxi to the hotel from the airport costs about 30 euros and takes 20 to 30 minutes depending on traffic. The Aerobus service is an express bus service that links Barcelona airport to the city centre. This service normally runs every 15 minutes within its fixed hours of operation and costs 4.25 euros for a one-way ticket. You can also pre-book Aerocity shuttle service directly to the hotel online at http://bookings.aerocity.com/.

End of Program
Dec 7, 2013
This program ends after breakfast at your program hotel in Barcelona.
You will be staying at the Hotel Catalonia Berna the night before.
Location: Barcelona
Transportation to site: Transfers are not included in your program. A taxi to the the airport from the hotel costs about 30 euros and takes 20 to 30 minutes depending on traffic. The Aerobus service is an express bus service that links Barcelona airport to the city centre. You can pre-book Aerocity shuttle service directly from the hotel to the airport online at http://bookings.aerocity.com/.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in a fully restored historical building, in a central position just two blocks from "La Pedrera" ( Gaudi - Casa Mila) and four blocks from Plaza Catalunya.

Contact info:
Roger de Lluria, 60
Barcelona 08009, Spain
phone: +34 93 272 00 50
web: www.hoteles-catalonia.com

Room amenities: Private facilities, hair dryer, in room a/c & heating, tel., Satellite TV, Minibar, Safe deposit box. Wi-fi

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Lounge and a spacious Lobby, lift to all floors. Internet and wi-fi in public areas

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

Elevator: Yes

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

Check in time: 1:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in a fully restored historical building, in a central position just two blocks from "La Pedrera" ( Gaudi - Casa Mila) and four blocks from Plaza Catalunya.

Contact info:
Roger de Lluria, 60
Barcelona 08009, Spain
phone: +34 93 272 00 50
web: www.hoteles-catalonia.com

Room amenities: Private facilities, hair dryer, in room a/c & heating, tel., Satellite TV, Minibar, Safe deposit box. Wi-fi

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Lounge and a spacious Lobby, lift to all floors. Internet and wi-fi in public areas

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: 11:00 AM

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Included
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7 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
1 Performances

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