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12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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. 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 10, 2015
10:30 AM - group meets at Innsbruck Airport.
You will be staying at the Hotel Stocker that night.
Location: San Valentino alla Muta
Nearest airport: Innsbruck, Austria
Transportation to site: If you cannot make the 10:30 AM meeting time, please follow the following instructions for traveling from the airport to the hotel: 1) Take public bus "F" from Innsbruck Airport to the Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof. Travel time is about 20 minutes and fare will cost approximately €2. 2) From the Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof, board a train heading for the Landeck-Zams Bahnhof. Travel time is about 60 minutes. 3) From the Landeck-Zams Bahnhof, board bus 4218 or 4220 heading to Nauders Mühle. Disembark at the Nauders Mühle bus stop. Travel time is about 75 minutes. 4) Upon arrival in Nauders Mühle, board bus 273 heading towards Mals Bahnhof / Malles stazione. Disembark at San Valentino alla Muta. The hotel is 130 meters from the bus stop. Travel time is about 20 minutes and combined fare for train and bus will cost approximately €16. Hotel Stocker Hauptstraße 42 39027 San Valentino alla Muta Tel: +39 0473/634 666 If you are departing the U.S. prior to the group departure and plan to connect with the group at the airport on the day the program commences, be sure to be at the meeting point at the time indicated. If you plan to meet the group at the Hotel Stocker, please notify our office prior to your departure: (860) 767-7005 or info@internationalbicycletours.com.

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May 20, 2015
Early morning group transfer to Verona Villafranca Airport based on flight departure times.
You will be staying at the Hotel Casa Poli the night before.
Location: Mantova
Nearest airport: Verona
Transportation to site: Please follow the below instructions for traveling from Mantova to Verona Villafranca Airport: Take the Mantova - Verona Airport Express shuttle bus from piazza Don Leoni (opposite the Mantova train station) direct to Verona Villafranca Airport. Travel time is about 45 minutes and fare will cost approximately €5.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: A family-operated hotel in the Reschenpass region of Tyrol. The hotel offers modern rooms and a restaurant featuring Italian and Tyrolean cuisine.

Contact info:
Hauptstraße 42
San Valentino alla Muta, 39027 Italy
phone: +39 0473/634 666
web: www.hotel-stocker.com/

Room amenities: Shower, Television, Telephone, Safe, WiFi

Facility amenities: Gym, Turkish Bath, Finnish Sauna, Hot Tub, Tanning Booth, Restaurant, Bar

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

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A family-operated hotel which provides a unique exclusive environment, furnished in a minimalist, sophisticated style. The hotel is located within a ten-minute walk to the old city center. The group will enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant featuring typical local cuisine.

Contact info:
corso Giuseppe Garibaldi, 32
Mantova, 46100 Italy
phone: +39 0376/288 170
web: www.hotelcasapoli.it/

Room amenities: Shower/WC, Air Conditioning/Heating, Television, Telephone, Hairdryer, WiFi

Facility amenities: Breakfast Room, Internal Private Garden, Reading Room

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact IBT for rates.
Please refer to the OPTIONAL EXTENSIONS section of your preparatory materials for rates.

Check out time: 10:00 AM

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10 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 10 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 10 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips


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