Tour Number: 1298990RS
Group Leader's Name: Wade Watkins
Departure Date: 3/14/2014
Return Dates: 3/23/2014
Departure Gateway: Oklahoma City
10 days
Munich, Venice, Lucerne, Heidelberg, extension to Paris

These three unique countries share the common ground of natural beauty and historic grandeur.

Discover cosmopolitan Munich and take a solemn look at Dachau before you glide down the Grand Canal in Venice. Stunning vistas of Alpine Europe beckon in Switzerland before you round out your trip with an exploration of Heidelberg Castle’s stately ruins.
Germany Italy and Switzerland tour map
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Munich

    Arrive in Munich

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    • Frauenkirche
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 3: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit Dachau

  • Day 4: Munich

    Enjoy free day in Munich

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Neuschwanstein

    Neuschwanstein

    Journey deep into the Alps on this optional excursion to “Mad” King Ludwig’s fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstein. The inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle, Neuschwanstein’s archetypal exterior is juxtaposed by an interior replete with running water and electricity. Marvel at the unique extravagance of it all on a guided tour. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 5: Innsbruck + Venice

    Travel via Innsbruck to Venice

    Enjoy a pasta dinner

  • Day 6: Venice

    Take a guided tour of Venice

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Campanile
    • Grand Canal

    Visit the Doge's Palace

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

  • Day 7: Verona + Swiss Alps

    Travel to Verona

    Travel to the Swiss Alps

  • Days 8: Swiss Alps

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    • Löwendenkmal
    • Kapellbrücke
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    Mount Pilatus

    Mount Pilatus

    This exciting half-day optional adventure takes you to the top of Mount Pilatus, the majestic mountain backdrop of Lucerne. Journey to the foot of the mountain and ride the famous Pilatus cog railway or cable car to the top. After 6,387 feet, you’ll reach the summit and be rewarded with a splendid panorama of Lucerne, its lake and the glorious snow-capped Alps. On a clear day, you can see for more than 200 miles! (Please note: Mount Pilatus can be cold, even in summer; warm clothes and appropriate shoes are recommended.)
    Add this in-depth excursion
    Swiss Folklore Event

    Swiss Folklore Event

    Opt to join us for a bit of Swiss tradition. You’ll enjoy a delicious meal, including the chance to try fondue—the Swiss National Dish! Afterwards, watch a show, complete with yodeling, traditional dancing, and Alpine horns. Note: Groups traveling from October to mid-April will enjoy Swiss music during their meal instead of the show.

  • Day 9: Heidelberg

    Travel via Rhine Falls and the Black Forest to Heidelberg

    Take a tour of Heidelberg

    Visit the Heidelberg Castle wine barrel

  • Day 10: Depart for home

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Munich

    Arrive in Munich

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    • Frauenkirche
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 3: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit Dachau

  • Day 4: Munich

    Enjoy free day in Munich

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Neuschwanstein

    Neuschwanstein

    Journey deep into the Alps on this optional excursion to “Mad” King Ludwig’s fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstein. The inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle, Neuschwanstein’s archetypal exterior is juxtaposed by an interior replete with running water and electricity. Marvel at the unique extravagance of it all on a guided tour. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 5: Innsbruck + Venice

    Travel via Innsbruck to Venice

    Enjoy a pasta dinner

  • Day 6: Venice

    Take a guided tour of Venice

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Campanile
    • Grand Canal

    Visit the Doge's Palace

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

  • Day 7: Verona + Swiss Alps

    Travel to Verona

    Travel to the Swiss Alps

  • Days 8: Swiss Alps

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    • Löwendenkmal
    • Kapellbrücke
    Add this in-depth excursion
    Mount Pilatus

    Mount Pilatus

    This exciting half-day optional adventure takes you to the top of Mount Pilatus, the majestic mountain backdrop of Lucerne. Journey to the foot of the mountain and ride the famous Pilatus cog railway or cable car to the top. After 6,387 feet, you’ll reach the summit and be rewarded with a splendid panorama of Lucerne, its lake and the glorious snow-capped Alps. On a clear day, you can see for more than 200 miles! (Please note: Mount Pilatus can be cold, even in summer; warm clothes and appropriate shoes are recommended.)
    Add this in-depth excursion
    Swiss Folklore Event

    Swiss Folklore Event

    Opt to join us for a bit of Swiss tradition. You’ll enjoy a delicious meal, including the chance to try fondue—the Swiss National Dish! Afterwards, watch a show, complete with yodeling, traditional dancing, and Alpine horns. Note: Groups traveling from October to mid-April will enjoy Swiss music during their meal instead of the show.

  • Day 9: Heidelberg

    Travel via Rhine Falls and the Black Forest to Heidelberg

    Take a tour of Heidelberg

    Visit the Heidelberg Castle wine barrel

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Everything you get

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group.

  • Accommodations

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • On-tour transportation

    We arrange all travel details so professors, chaperones and students can enjoy the tour to the fullest. That means we take care of flights, buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries, and subways.

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your tour. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    We have the best Tour Directors in the business. Your group will have a trusted, friendly guide at your side full-time on tour to manage all logistics, offer insight and guidance, and respond to any unexpected challenges.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    We have over 400 schools and offices in more than 50 countries, which means if something happens, we can react quickly and in person. We also include our $15 million liability policy and $1 million consumer protection plan at no additional cost to travelers.

  • Curriculum Integration

    We provide support and expertise to help you integrate academic goals into your tour itinerary as needed.

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