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Program #15893RJ
13 Days | 12 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
Oct 12, 2014
This program begins with orientation in the early evening at your hotel in Porto, Portugal.
You will be staying at the Mercure Porto Centro that night.
Location: Porto
Nearest airport: Porto
Transportation to site: To get to the hotel from Porto airport you can take the metro, the bus, or a taxi. Metro: Line E (violet) of the Metro de Porto connects the airport to the city center in about 25 minutes. Bus: There is an airport shuttle bus that leaves the airport for Porto every 15 minutes from near the taxi rank just outside the airport. It takes about thirty minutes to get into Porto ending on Avenida dos Aliados in the centre of Porto. Taxi: Taxis are available from the airport and are equipped with a meter on which the fares are displayed. During Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, and on all other days from 9.00 pm at night until 6.00 am in the morning, a surcharge of 20% is automatically added to the fare on the meter.

End of Program
Oct 23, 2014
This program ends after breakfast at the hotel in Lisbon, Portugal.
You will be staying at the Hotel Mundial the night before.
Location: Lisbon
Transportation to site: A taxi from the city center to the airport costs about 9-12 euros.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: This 4 star hotel is located in the city centre, in the historic heart of Porto, beside the Sao Joao Theatre. Just 17 km away from the international airport, the hotel is within easy reach of several forms of transport. The hotel has been fully refurbished and decorated with an understated theatrical theme.

Contact info:
Praca da Batalha 116
PORTO, 4049-028 Portugal
phone: +351 22 2043300
web: www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-1975-mercure-porto-centro-4/index.shtml

Room amenities: Rooms are equipped with minibar, satellite/cable TV, air conditioning, wireless Internet and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: At your disposal in the hotel are meeting rooms, a bar, restaurant, laundry service and porter service.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: see below
Please contact the program provider for special rates and reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel has 373 rooms and is located in the heart of the city in the Baixa pombalina district with San Jorge castle as scenery.

Contact info:
Placa Martin Moniz
Lisbon, 1100-341 Portugal
phone: +351218842000
Room amenities: Each room is equipped with AC, Safe, hair dryer, satellite TV, minibar, robes and sound proof windows. Non-Smoking rooms available

Facility amenities: Hotel offers wireless internet in public rooms, FOC safe at the front desk, lounge, bar and restaurants.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: see below
Please contact the program provider for special rates and reservations

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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Included
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11 nights of accommodations
30 meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Performances

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