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Alpine Walking in Austria and Italy

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Road Scholar
Program #3331RJ
14 Days | 13 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. 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.
Explore the unparalleled beauty of two regions on opposite sides of the Alps: the Tyrol in Austria and the South Tyrol in Italy. Unearth similarities and contrasts in their culture, history, environment, and architecture as you immerse yourself in the splendid beauty of the Dolomite mountain valley and gain appreciation for these two varied and unique cultures.


Highlights

• Explore the magnificent Tyrol regions of Austria and Italy to discover their cultural similarities and differences.
• Visit Oetzi, the mummified Ice Age man.
• Walking lectures highlight the botany of the Dolomites -- including herbs and their healing powers.

Activity Notes

Walking 4-7 miles (3-6 hours) per day. Terrain can be very uneven in the mountains, small roads, and trails that are mainly gravel and dirt, fields and meadows that have small stones. Temperatures range from 65-75 F in spring and 50-65 F in autumn. Sturdy walking/hiking shoes are required (ankle-high shoes are not required, but highly recommended).

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Munich (Germany), coach to Seefeld (Austria), 6 nights; coach to Castelrotto (Italy), 5 nights; coach to Munich, 1 night, departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
12 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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