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Program #18709RJ
9 Days | 8 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. 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
May 3, 2014
Rome Airport: Meet your group by 9:30 AM or 1:00 PM for the group transfer to Foligno (approx. 2.5 hours). (Hotel check-in is at 2:00 PM.)
You will be staying at the Hotel Italia that night.
Location: Foligno
Nearest city or town: Gualdo Cattaneo
Nearest airport: Rome
Transportation to site: From the Rome airport take the Leonardo Express train to the Termini central train station. This shuttle train is reachable by taking the pedestrian bridge across the street. It is very well marked, runs every 20 minutes and costs approx. 15 Euro. You may then connect to a train to Foligno (approx. 1 1/2 hour train ride and costs about 20 Euro). The hotel is approx. 500 meters, a five minute walk, from the Foligno train station. Taxis are available.

End of Program
May 10, 2014
Foligno, Italy. After breakfast on the last day, group transfer to Rome airport (approx. 2.5 hours).
You will be staying at the Hotel Italia the night before.
Location: Foligno
Transportation to site: You may transfer via train to the Rome Fiumincino Airport. The hotel or Group Leader can assist you with directions.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Hotel Italia is a family-run hotel located in the historical center of Foligno. Once an ancient noble palace, the hotel has been recently restored with a modern design and up-to-date amenities while maintaining its beautiful and complex architecture. The quiet surroundings and central location ensure a relaxing stay.

Contact info:
Piazza Matteotti 12
Foligno, 06034 Italy
phone: +390742350412
web: www.hotelitaliafoligno.com

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, safe, mini bar, air conditioning and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lounge and free wireless Internet access in public areas.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Hotel Italia is a family-run hotel located in the historical center of Foligno. Once an ancient noble palace, the hotel has been recently restored with a modern design and up-to-date amenities while maintaining its beautiful and complex architecture. The quiet surroundings and central location ensure a relaxing stay.

Contact info:
Piazza Matteotti 12
Foligno, 06034 Italy
phone: +390742350412
web: www.hotelitaliafoligno.com

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, safe, mini bar, air conditioning and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lounge and free wireless Internet access in public areas.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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Included
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7 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

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