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Southwest France: Bordeaux and the Perigord

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Program #14253RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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 18, 2015
The program begins with orientation at 5:00 p.m. at the hotel in Bordeaux.
You will be staying at the Hotel Bordeaux Bayonne Etche Ona that night.
Location: Bordeaux
Nearest airport: Merignac International Airport
Transportation to site: Independent travelers can get to the Hotel Bordeaux Bayonne Etche-Ona by the Air France shuttle at the airport. Ticket price is 8 euros. Get off the shuttle at the Alles de Tourny stop by the Office du Tourisme/Place de la Comedie. The hotel is only 2 minutes walk from there. Taxis are also available from the airport and cost approximately 50 euros to get to the hotel.

End of Program
Sep 30, 2015
The program ends after breakfast at the hotel in Toulouse.
You will be staying at the Mercure Toulouse Saint Georges Hotel the night before.
Location: Toulouse
Nearest airport: Toulouse Blagnac
Transportation to site: There will be a coach transfer to the airport.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Best Western Bordeaux Bayonne Etche-Ona is a charming boutique hotel, located in the very heart of Bordeaux. With its 18th century facades, this hotel has a unique configuration of two different locations within 40 meters away from each other, each providing you with exceptional living quarters, three conference rooms, a bar and lounge, and tramway access line B stop. The Grand Théatre is 50 meters away.

Contact info:
15 cours de l'Intendance
Bordeaux, 33000 France
phone: +33 (0)5 56 48 00 88
web: www.bordeaux-hotel.com/

Room amenities: An LCD TV and a minibar are in all of the rooms.

Facility amenities: Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Newspapers, Elevator, Safe, Soundproof Rooms, Heating, Baggage Storage, All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private), Air Conditioning, Room Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Business Center, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service, Shoeshine, Fax/Photocopying, Concierge Service, Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and bookings.

Check in time: 1:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located in the historic center of Toulouse, Mercure Toulouse Saint Georges is just 165 ft from Place Wilson. The Saint Georges is near the Capitole (City Hall) and next to Jean Jaurés Metro station, which allows access to all of Toulouse.

Contact info:
rue Saint Jérome
Toulouse, 31000 France
phone: +33 (0)5 62 27 79 79
web: www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-0370-mercure-toulouse-saint-georges/index.shtml

Room amenities: Air conditioning, Data port in room, Free in-room mineral water, Telephone, Radio, Opening windows, Wi-Fi, Room service, Satellite/cable color TV, Manual temperature control, Work desk, Hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Newspapers, Non-smoking, Elevator, Safe, Heating, Baggage Storage, Air Conditioning, Room Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Fax/Photocopying, Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

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

Elevator: Yes


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
30 meals: 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 8 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
22 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences

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4.7
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