Getting on/off minibus. Drive to Agnone is 150 miles, about 3 hours. See your program's travel details regarding transfers.The orientation walk in Agnone is less than 1 mile; mostly level urban stone sidewalks and streets, and cobblestones.
At 10:30 a.m., we proceed to Agnone by motorcoach from Rome Fiumicino Airport. Our route will take us through regions of Lazio and Molise. En route to the hotel, we will stop for a quick lunch break.
At a self-serve restaurant/rest stop on the way to Agnone, we’ll enjoy our choice of a sandwich, slice of pizza, or salad, and beverage.
Arriving at our hotel in Agnone, we will check in and settle in. Take some time to freshen up and relax before gathering for an orientation. Orientation: The Group Leader will greet everyone and lead introductions. We will review the up-to-date program schedule, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer questions. Except breakfast, meals will be plated (each dish served to guests by waitstaff) from a set menu unless otherwise specified. Water is included with all meals and other beverages including wine, tea, and coffee will be available for purchase unless otherwise specified. Unless indicated differently, transportation will primarily be provided by motorcoach or van. Periods in the schedule designated as “Free time” and “At leisure” offer opportunities to do what you like and make your experience even more meaningful and memorable according to your personal preferences. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions. Program activities, schedules, personnel, and indicated distances or times may change due to local circumstances/conditions. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding. We will then set out on a walk that ends at a local bar for a welcome reception. We’ll get to know our Group Leader and fellow Road Scholars.
At a restaurant in town, we’ll have a plated and served meal with water, coffee, and a glass of wine or beer; other beverages available for purchase.
At leisure. Continue getting to know your fellow Road Scholars, settle in, and get a good night’s rest for the full day ahead.