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ITALY / CROATIA / GREECE

Adventures Afloat: Voyages to Antiquity: Venice, Athens and the Adriatic Coast

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Program #19079RJ
15 Days | 14 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
Jul 5, 2015
Venice, Italy. Program begins at 5:00 PM in the hotel lobby.
You will be staying at the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice that night.
Location: Venice
Nearest city or town: Venice/Mestre
Nearest highway: Highway A4 to Trieste and Milano
Nearest airport: Marco Polo Airport
Transportation to site: Option 1: From Marco Polo Airport, take the ALILAGUNA private water bus shuttle service RED LINE (Airport - Giudecca Hilton) € 16,00 OW /€ 27,00 RT. The trip takes approx. 1 hour 40 minutes. Option 2: Hotel Molino Stucky Venice is at a 25 - 30 minute water taxi ride from Venice’s Marco Polo Airport and costs 110 - 120 Euro. Note: For both options water taxi /Alilaguna pier is located 10 minutes walking distance from the arrival lounge at the airport.

End of Program
Jul 18, 2015
Athens, Greece. The program will end after breakfast on the last day.
You will be staying at the Metropolitan Hotel the night before.
Location: Athens
Transportation to site: You may take a taxi from the hotel to the airport, this will cost approximately $62-68 per car. Alternatively, take a shuttle bus from the hotel to Syntagma Square. From there take bus #95 to the airport.
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The five-star Hilton Molino Stucky Venice is a modern Venetian Masterpiece. Its building, once a flourishing flour mill, beautifully restored, now houses a hotel unlike any other, offering a different view of Venice. A short, five-minute boat ride from the heart of Venice, it offers breathtaking views over the city and complimentary shuttle service.

Contact info:
Giudecca 810
30133, Venice, Italy
phone: +39 041 2723 311
web: www.molinostuckyhilton.com

Room amenities: Each room has a mini bar, hair dryer, bathrobes (available upon request), telephone, 32" Plasma TV, laptop-sized safe box, free wireless Internet (for a fee), 24-hour room service and air conditioning.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers six bars and restaurants, roof-top pool, fitness center, wellness center (for a fee), business center with computers and printers, laundry services, gift shop, currency exchange, free WIFI in the hotel's public areas (available for a fee in rooms), air conditioning, and a free shuttle service to St. Mark's Square.

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. 1-800-241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: The Metropolitan Hotel, with its unique cosmopolitan atmosphere, combines traditional hospitality and luxury in central Athens. With a view to both the Acropolis and the Aegean Sea, the fully renovated Metropolitan Hotel is ideally situated in front of the Faleron Olympic Coastal Park. It is only 10 minutes away from Syntagma square, the center of Athens and the port of Piraeus.

Contact info:
Leoforos Syngrou 385
Athens, 175-64 Greece
phone: +30 210 947 1000
web: www.chandris.gr

Room amenities: Each room has individually controlled air conditioning, satellite television, telephone, high speed Internet connection, radio, mini bar, hair dryer, safe box, and laptop and fax machine outlets.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, lounge, bar, gift shop, fitness center, marble steam bath, outdoor heated swimming pool, business center, free wireless Internet access in lobby, and a hairdresser.

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: 1:00 PM

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13 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 13 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 12 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips

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