Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel,
the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.


Call (800) 454-5768

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET


Create an account                             Forgot your password?

or Log In via Facebook

Log in to see all you can do with your online Road Scholar account.

ITALY / AUSTRIA / HUNGARY

Enchanting Cities of Europe: Budapest to Venice

Select a Date

 

SIGN UP

and receive your

FREE E-NEWSLETTER

&

E-Photo Book:



Top 10 Learning Experiences Around the World

Find A Program

Search By:

Location

Italy

Interest

Any

Price Range

$3500 - $5000

Start Date

End Date

More Options


AnyInternationalSt. BartsUnited StatesCanadaAfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanAzoresBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBonaireBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBritish Virgin IslandsBruneiBulgariaBurmaBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanary IslandsCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChileChinaColombiaComorosCongoCook IslandsCosta RicaCroatiaCubaCuracaoCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEaster IslandEcuadorEgyptEnglandEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFalkland IslandsFaroe IslandsFederated States of MicronesiaFijiFinlandFranceFrance Southern TerritoriesFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench West IndiesGabonGalapagos IslandsGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernsey IslandGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard and Mc Donald IslandsHoly See (Vatican City State)HondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIrelandIsles of ScillyIsraelItalyIvory CoastJamaicaJapanJersey IslandJordanKazakhstanKenyaKoreaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedoniaMadagascarMadeira IslandsMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoMidway IslandMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueNamibiaNepalNetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorthern Mariana IslandsNorthwest TerritoriesNorwayOmanPacific IslandsPakistanPalauPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarReunionRomaniaRussia (Siberia)Russian FederationRwandaSaint HelenaSamoaSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaScotlandSenegalSerbiaSeychellesShetland IslandsSierra LeoneSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSouth AfricaSouth Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsSpainSri LankaSt Kitts and NevisSt. Eustatius (Statia)St. LuciaSt. Pierre & MiquelonSt. Vincent and the GrenadinesSurinamSurinameSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaTasmaniaThailandTibetTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTristan da CunhaTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTurks and CaicosUS Virgin IslandsUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamWalesWestern SaharaYemenZambiaZimbabwe
Road Scholar
Program #21620RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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
Sep 22, 2014
Budapest, Hungary. 6:00 PM Meet in the hotel for the Welcome Dinner.
You will be staying at the Mercure Budapest Metropol Hotel that night.
Location: Budapest
Nearest highway: Road 4, M1, M7
Nearest airport: Budapest Liszt Ferenc
Transportation to site: You may take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. It costs approx. 20-30 Euros depending on the taxi company, and takes about 30 minutes.

End of Program
Oct 2, 2014
Venice, Italy. After breakfast on the last day.
You will be staying at the Palace Bonvecchiati the night before.
Location: Venice
Nearest city or town: Venice/Mestre
Nearest highway: Highway A4 to Trieste and Milano
Nearest airport: Marco Polo Airport
Transportation to site: Water roads: - Take a water taxi from the hotel directly to the airport (from the water taxi dock you must take a shuttle bus to the departure area). You can share the taxi with 6 to 8 persons, and it costs approx. 120 Euros per taxi. - Walk to Rialto and take the Alilaguna airport line directly to the airport. Land road: - Walk to Rialto water boat station line 1 and take the boat to Piazzale Roma Station. Take the shuttle bus to the airport. It costs approx. 3 Euros.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Mercure Budapest Metropol Hotel is located in the center of Budapest. Stylish and equipped with modern amenities, this hotel is perfect for pleasure and business travelers alike. It is within walking distance from museums, the Sports Arena and the railway station.

Contact info:
Rakoczi ut. 58
Budapest, 1074 Hungary
phone: +36 1 462 81 00
web: www.accorhotels.com

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

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, concierge, business services, laundry services, safe at reception and free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel.

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

Elevator: Yes

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: The four-star Palace Bonvecchiati has one of the most privileged locations of any hotel in Venice. Located in Calle dei Fabbri, it is a three-minute walk to Saint Mark's Square and a five-minute walk to the Rialto Bridge. Enjoy contemporary design, luxury and modern comforts at this elegant hotel amidst historical Venice.

Contact info:
Calle dei Fabbri 4680
San Marco District
Venice, 30124 Italy
phone: +39 041 296 3111
web: www.palacebonvecchiati.it

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, Pay television, telephone, mini bar, safe, air conditioning, wireless Internet access (for a fee) and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant with terrace, bar, 24-hour front desk, water landing, laundry services, wellness center and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel (for a fee).

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
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

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
10 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
1 Performances

Ratings

4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

Support Lifelong Learning

Our educational adventures are made possible by donors like you

Please support lifelong learning here

Free Catalog | Refer a Friend | Gift Certificates | Press | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Careers | Contact Us

© Elderhostel, Inc. 2014
11 Avenue de Lafayette | Boston MA 02111 | Toll-Free 1-800-454-5768