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9 days

Program Overview

Go on a historical journey through Germany’s storybook regions, from the picturesque Rhine Valley to the forests and mountains of Bavaria. Take in beautiful scenery while traveling along the famous Romantic Road. Gain insight into the region’s heritage with visits to multiple cities that are rich in history and folklore. Go on tours of iconic landmarks and sites, such as the Heidelberg Castle, Gutenberg Museum, Linderhof Palace and Asam Church. Explore the popular Neuschwanstein Castle, known for its fairy-tale setting, grand structures and interior decorations. Throughout the trip, students are encouraged to develop a deeper understanding of art and architecture from the medieval and Renaissance periods.

Participate in experiential learning activities where history and cultural traditions come to life. In Heidelberg, students walk in the footsteps of many great philosophers on an inspirational stroll that overlooks the city and the Neckar river. Spend an evening listening to Rothenburg legends while following a medieval Nightwatchman on his route through the city. With visits to St. Jakobskirche, the Pilgrimage Church of Wies and Alte Pinakothek, discover renowned masterpieces and collections of art. Venture into the world of science and technology at the Deutsches Museum, where students learn from demonstrations and interactive exhibits.

Daily Itinerary

Learning Outcomes

On this educational journey, students are immersed in the history and cultural experiences of Germany’s Rhine Valley and Bavaria. Experience three significant cities in the region and take in the beautiful scenery of the German countryside. Come away with increased knowledge about Germany’s development as a country throughout the centuries. Gain insight into the development of art and architecture throughout the centuries with visits to castles, churches and other historical sites. While visiting the Gutenberg Museum and the Deutsches Museum, learn about the history of printing, science and technology. With a curated curriculum for educators to apply with the program, students are empowered to put their learning into practice before, during and after the trip.

Services Included

Accommodations

Quality, safe hotels with twin or triple occupancy corresponding to the destination.

Transportation

All transportation is provided throughout the program.

Round-Trip Flights

Airfare covers round-trip flights from major airports.

Meals

Two meals are provided daily, breakfast and dinner, featuring local cuisine.

Education

Interactive learning experiences designed to expand educational and career goals.

Tours and Activities

Scheduled activities, experiences and guided tours are all included.

Curated Experiences

Customized experiences developed by travel experts to promote learning and engagement.

Full-Time Tour Directors

Full-time Tour Directors are on site for the duration of the trip, for an all-inclusive experience.

Gratuities

Tips for bus drivers, guides, Tour Directors and meals.

Insurance

International travel insurance is provided for protection in case of accidents, illness, flight interruptions or baggage loss.

Interactive Technology

Advanced student security software that integrates geofencing, logistics, communication and more optimized safety features.

24/7 Support

Dedicated 24/7 staff availability, supporting students every step of the way.

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