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Program #13171RJ
17 Days | 16 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
May 30, 2014
Klepp, Norway. 5:30 PM Welcome Dinner at Jaeren Folkehogskule.
You will be staying at the Jaeren Folkehogskule that night.
Location: Klepp
Nearest city or town: Bryne (5km), Sandnes (12km), Stavanger (25km)
Nearest highway: R44, E39
Nearest airport: Stavanger/Sola airport (20 km from the school)
Transportation to site: Take the "Jaerlines" airport bus, via the Rogaland taxi company, from the airport to downtown Klepp. The bus departs every hour (every half hour during rush hour) and takes 25-30 minutes. Check www.jaerlines.no for prices and more information. From downtown Klepp, take a 3-minute taxi ride to the school (approx. 70 NOK). Alternatively, you can take a taxi from the airport to the school. It will cost approx. 400-500 NOK.

End of Program
Jun 14, 2014
Helsinki, Finland. After breakfast at the hotel.
You will be staying at the Sokos Hotel Presidentti the night before.
Location: Helsinki
Nearest city or town: Helsinki
Nearest highway: Mannerheimintie
Nearest airport: Helsinki/Vantaa
Transportation to site: The Finnair Airport bus leaves from the railway station, about three blocks from the hotel. It takes 35 minutes by bus every 20 minutes from 5:00 AM to 12:00 midnight. The bus costs 7 euros. By taxi it takes approx. 30 minutes and costs about 30 euros.
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: Jaeren Folkehogskule is pleasantly situated atop a hill very close to the town center of Klepp.

Contact info:
Soren Ovretveits veg 9
Kleppe, 4352 Norway
phone: +47 51 42 06 55
web: www.jarenfhs.no

Room amenities: Each room has a sink, writing desk, and cupboards. All rooms have private bathrooms and are located in a new building just constructed in 2005. Rooms are on the first and second floors, there is no elevator.

Facility amenities: The school has a dining room, lounge, kitchens available in the residence hall, gym, sauna, fax machine, Internet access, and laundry and ironing facilities.

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

Additional nights before:
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: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Sokos Hotel Presidentti is located next to the Kamppi mall in the heart of Helsinki. Within walking distance are museums, theaters, shopping centers, Sibelius Academy and the Finnish Parliament House.

Contact info:
Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4
Helsinki, 00100 Finland
phone: +358 20 1234 608
web: www.sokoshotels.fi

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini bar, iron, hair dryer and free wireless Internet access.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, lounge, swimming pool, air conditioning, laundry services, fax machine, pay phone, saunas, business center with Internet access and free wireless Internet access.

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: 12:00 PM

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15 nights of accommodations
43 meals: 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
4 Performances

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