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Intergenerational: Magical Venice: Arts, Crafts and Culture

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Program #14301RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Jun 26, 2014
Lunch provided for morning arrivals. Check in 2:00 pm. Meet in lobby at 4:00 for neighborhood walk
You will be staying at the Hotel Messner that night.
Location: Venice
Nearest city or town: Venice
Nearest airport: Venice Marco Polo
Transportation to site: Transfers provided for group travelers on June 25. Independent travelers can request to join the courtesy transfer by completing the Independent Travel Information Form. To reach the program site on your own from the airport: for land service, take ATVO bus (frequent service), fare is approx. € 5 pp, from Marco Polo airport to Piazzale Roma. From there you can cross the Grand Canal via the number 1 Vaporetto, ticket costs approx. € 7 pp. Get off at vaporetto stop "La Salute". The Hotel Messner is a five minute walk from the vaporetto stop. Alternatively, boat-taxi fare from airport directly to Hotel Messner is approx. €120. Max 6 passengers per taxi boat.

End of Program
Jul 5, 2014
after breakfast, transfers to airport. Check out 11:00 am
You will be staying at the Hotel Messner the night before.
Location: Venice
Transportation to site: Transfers provided for group travelers on group departure day. Independent travelers can request to join the courtesy transfer by completing the Independent Travel Form. Water taxis are available from Hotel Messner to the Marco Polo airport. Fare is approx. € 120. Max 6 passengers per taxi boat. For public bus and land transportation, see above and follow directions in reverse.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: This small, family run hotel is ideally situated in the quiet residential "Salute" neighborhood of Venice, across the Grand Canal and one vaporetto stop from St. Mark's Square. The Guggenheim Museum is right around the corner. Please note the rooms assigned in your program are exclusively in the main house and 3 star annex, not in the one-star Messner B&B, part of the same complex.

Contact info:
Madonna della Salute, 216
Venice, NA 30123 Italy
phone: + 011 39 041 5227443
web: www.hotelmessner.it

Room amenities: Every room has private bathroom, air conditioning, satellite TV, hair dryer, free Wi-Fi connection, safe for valuables.

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

Additional nights before: varies by season
To book additional nights at the Hotel Messner contact the hotel’s online reservation system at www.hotelmessner.it. Indicate that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment

Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: This small, family run hotel is ideally situated in the quiet residential "Salute" neighborhood of Venice, across the Grand Canal and one vaporetto stop from St. Mark's Square. The Guggenheim Museum is right around the corner. Please note the rooms assigned in your program are exclusively in the main house and 3 star annex, not in the one-star Messner B&B, part of the same complex.

Contact info:
Madonna della Salute, 216
Venice, NA 30123 Italy
phone: + 011 39 041 5227443
web: www.hotelmessner.it

Room amenities: Every room has private bathroom, air conditioning, satellite TV, hair dryer, free Wi-Fi connection, safe for valuables.

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

Additional nights after: varies by season
To book additional nights at the Hotel Messner contact the hotel’s online reservation system at www.hotelmessner.it. Indicate that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment

Check out time: 10:00 AM

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9 nights of accommodations
29 meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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