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12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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. 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 22, 2013
1:00 PM Transfer from Innsbruck Airport to San Valentino hotel for bike fitting and testing.
You will be staying at the Hotel Stocker that night.
Location: San Valentino alla Muta
Nearest airport: Innsbruck, Austria
Transportation to site: On arrival at Innsbruck Airport take public bus "F" from the airport to the main train station in Innsbruck. Departures are every 15 minutes at a cost of approximately €2 per person. The transfer takes 10 minutes. At the Innsbruck train station, board a train for Landeck-Zams. Departures are hourly and the transfer takes one hour. On arrival in Landeck-Zams, you will need to transfer to a bus to Nauders Mhle. This transfer takes approx one hour. On arrival at Nauders Mhle, board a bus to San Valentino alla Muta. This transfer is about 20 minutes. The hotel is located in the center of San Valentino alla Muta - Hotel Stocker, Via Principale 42, Tel: 0473 634666.

End of Program
Oct 2, 2013
Early morning group transfer to Verona Airport for independent flight departures.
You will be staying at the Hotel Casa Poli the night before.
Location: Mantova
Nearest airport: Verona
Transportation to site: Take a train from the rail station in Mantova to the rail station in Verona. The transfer time is approximately one hour. Transfer to the airport shuttle bus which departs the main rail station for the Verona airport several times an hour.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Centrally located hotel operated by the Stocker family. This cozy Tyrolean-style hotel is a perfect location for participants to unwind.

Contact info:
Via Principale 42
San Valentino alla Muta, 39020 Italy
phone: +39 0473634666
web: www.hotel-stocker.com

Room amenities: Shower, WC, Telephone, LCD Television, Safe, Some rooms have a balcony

Facility amenities: Restaurant with Tyrolean Cuisine, Bar, Pub, Sun Room, Outdoor Garden, Library/TV Lounge with WIFI, Turkish Steam Bath, Finnish Sauna, Hot Jacuzzi

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Check directly with hotel
Check directly with hotel for rates and availability.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A family operated hotel which provides a unique exclusive environment, furnished in a minimalist, sophisticated style. The hotel is located within a ten-minute walk to the old city center. The group will enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant featuring typical local cuisine.

Contact info:
Corso Garibaldi 32
Mantova, 46100 Italy
phone: +39 0376 288170
web: www.hotelcasapoli.it

Room amenities: Shower/WC, Air Conditioning/Heating, Television, Telephone, Hairdryer

Facility amenities: Breakfast Room, Internal Private Garden, Reading Room

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact hotel for rates.
Contact the hotel directly for rates and availability.

Check out time: 10:00 AM

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10 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 10 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 10 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips


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