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Program #10034RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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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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From a table at a street-side café near the Sorbonne, you watch students excitedly discoursing, mothers shepherding children along the sidewalk, the life of a Parisian neighborhood unfolding before you. It’s just one moment in your independent exploration of the Paris behind the postcards. Stroll the grand boulevards, meet local experts who illuminate the city’s most marvelous treasures, compare the city’s diverse quarters and savor every new experience that crosses your path.


Highlights

• A local Road Scholar expert introduces you to life as a Parisian as you explore Ile de la Cite, the center of Paris.
• Examine and discuss the art of Paris at museums, gardens and an open-air market.
• Enjoy ample free time for independent discoveries or choose to follow the group leader to intriguing corners of the city.

Program Notes

Included in the Program Only Price: Seven nights hotel accommodation, six-day Métro and museum passes, all breakfasts, five lectures by a local expert, six escorted field trips and an option to join any of six additional escorted excursions at no additional charge. Not included: Airport transfers.

Activity Notes

Walking up to five miles per day. Extensive use of the Paris Métro system, often accessed by stairs.

Itinerary Summary

Independent arrival Paris, 7 nights; independent departure.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Jul 19 — Jul 27, 2014 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
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7 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 3 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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4.8
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