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Program #21661RJ
18 Days | 17 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
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Start of Program
Jun 11, 2015
Madrid, Spain. Meet at 5:00 PM in the hotel lobby.
You will be staying at the Meliá Galgos that night.
Location: Madrid
Transportation to site: A taxi from the airport to central Madrid costs 30 Euro. Alternatively, take the Metro Line 8 from the airprot to Nuevos Minsterios station, changing there for Line 10, stopping at Alonso Martinez station. Tickets can be purchased at the station and cost 5 Euro.

End of Program
Jun 27, 2015
Rome, Italy. The program will end after breakfast on the last day.
You will be staying at the Hotel Genova the night before.
Location: Rome
Transportation to site: It is a short walk to the Termini central station from which you can take the train Leonardo Express to Fiumicino airport. If you wish to hire a private car (57 Euro), you may contact Italian Details at simona.tulin@italiandetails.com or 011-39-06-89087926.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the chic Barrio Salamanca, close to the main Paseo de la Castellana, the Meliá Galgos is a recently renovated 4-star hotel. It is surrounded by a wide variety of restaurants, cafés and shops, and there are two metro stations nearby providing easy access to all areas of the city.

Contact info:
Calle de Claudio Coello, 139
28006 Madrid, Spain
phone: +34 915 62 66 00
web: www.melia.com/en/hotels/spain/madrid/melia-galgos

Room amenities: Each room has a full bathroom with a make-up mirror, toiletries set, and a hairdryer, flat screen television, telephone, pillow menu, safe box, minibar, and complimentary WIFI.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers 24-hour reception, lobby, bar, two restaurants, fitness center with sauna, hot tub and steam room, small roof terrace, meeting rooms and business facilities with printers (for a fee), complimentary WIFI, and air-conditioning.

Smoking policy: Yes
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. 1-800-241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel Genova is an elegant and modern structure that was completely renovated in 2008. It is centrally located just a short drive from the Colosseum and Roman Forum, and within walking distance from the Termini Railway Station.

Contact info:
Via Cavour 25
Rome, 00187 Italy
phone: +39 06476951
web: www.hotel-genova-rome.com

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, safe box, air conditioning, mini bar, telephone, room service, hair dryer, high speed cable Internet connection (for a fee), and a vanity set (shampoo, soap, shower cap, bath foam).

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a bar, lobby, 24-hour reception, breakfast room, meeting rooms, terrace, air conditioning, laundry services, wireless Internet access in the lobby (for a fee), fax machine and pay phones.

Smoking policy: No
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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16 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 16 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 14 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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