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Adventures Afloat: Springtime in the Mediterranean: Sicily, Malta & the Aeolian Islands

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Program #21187RJ
10 Days | 9 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 29, 2013
This program begins late in the afternoon of Day 2 at the program hotel
You will be staying at the Grand Hotel et Des Palmes that night.
Location: Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Nearest airport: Palermo International Airport (PMO)
Transportation to site: The Grand Hotel et Des Palmes is located in the heart of Palermo, Sicily -approximately 7km from the Palermo International Airport (PMO). The transfer will take approximately 15 minutes. All participants who are arriving on April 29 will be met at the airport and transfered to the hotel. Participants arranging their own air should arrive no later than 3:00pm. Taxis are readily available at the airport for independent travelers.

End of Program
May 7, 2013
After breakfast on board the ship in Palermo.
You will be staying at the Corinthian the night before.
Location: Aboard the Corinthian
Transportation to site: All participants who are departing on May 7th will be transfered from the port in Palermo to the airport. Participants arranging their own air should not book flights that depart earlier than 1:00 pm.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the very heart of Palermo’s historical centre, “Des Palmes” as it is fondly known locally, is the most legendary hotel on the island of Sicily, having welcomed illustrious visitors since the 19th century including Richard Wagner, who finished Parsifal within one of its luxuriously-decorated suites. Steeped in history, evoking old-world glamour, elegance and charm with that of modern comfort

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Via Roma, 398
Palermo, 90141 Italy
phone: +091 6028111
web: www.grandhoteldespalmes.com

Room amenities: All rooms are sound-proofed and fully air-conditioned as standard, have private bathrooms, and all are equipped with amenities such as a safe, hairdryer, minibar, satellite TV, dial direct telephone and Internet connection (WI FI in public areas).

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

Elevator: Yes

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: This private yacht-like cruise ship accommodates only 100 guests in 50 suites.

Ship Information: Gross Tonnage: 4,077 Overall Length: 290 feet Beam: 50 feet Draft: 12 feet Flag Malta

Contact info:
132 East 70th Street,
New York ,, NY 10021 USA
phone: 800-257-5767
web: www.traveldynamicsinternational.com/

Room amenities: All accommodations aboard the Corinthian are suites. And include a bedroom with two twin-sized beds or one queen sized bed, sitting area, mini bar, VCR/DVD/CD player, color TV, Marble appointed bathroom with spacious shower and other amenities.

Facility amenities: Public facilities include a restaurant tha accomodates guests at a single, unassigned seating, two lounges, expansive library with Internet access, state-of-the-art gym/spa, beauty salon, boutique,Jacuzzi, hospital and ample deck areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

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

Elevator: Yes


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8 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips

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