16 days
England, France, Germany
Gain insights into the effects of World War II as you visit the Cabinet War Rooms in London and stand where the Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy. Witness the outcome of German occupation in Rouen and Paris, and see how conflict shaped the landscape of Bastogne and Cologne. Your final stop in Berlin sheds light on the aftermath of World War II.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Arrive in London

    Take a walking tour of London

    • The Strand
    • Trafalgar Square
    • Leicester Square
    • Covent Garden

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 3: London

    Take a WWII-themed guided tour of London

    • Big Ben
    • Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul's Cathedral
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if included)

    Visit the Imperial War Museum

    Visit the Cabinet War Rooms

  • Day 4: Portsmouth + Caen

    Travel to Portsmouth

    Take the ferry to Caen

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 5: Normandy Region

    Take a guided tour of the beaches of Normandy

    • Pointe du Hoc
    • American Cemetery
    • Arromanches

    Visit the Caen Memorial

  • Day 6: Paris

    Travel to Rouen

    Take a guided tour of Rouen with your Tour Director

    Visit the Rouen Cathedral

    Continue on to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    • Latin Quarter

    Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter

  • Day 7: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris with your Local Guide

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Les Invalides

    Visit the Shoah Memorial

  • Day 8: Paris

    Free time in Paris

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Welcome to the world headquarters of decadence—the grand palace of Versailles. The enormous estate was built to keep commoners far from its gilded doors and expansive gardens—but fortunately, you won’t have to win Louie or Marie’s notoriously fickle favor to get in. After spending the day in a maze of manicured shrubbery and the staggering Hall of Mirrors, continue the theme of indulgence by treating yourself at a local patisserie nearby.
  • Day 9: Bastogne

    Travel to Bastogne

    Take a guided tour of Bastogne

    Visit the Bastogne Historical Center

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 10: Bastogne + Berlin

    Visit Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial

    Take a train to Berlin

  • Day 11: Berlin

    Take a guided tour of Berlin with your Local Guide

    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Kurfürstendamm
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall

    Stop for photos at Checkpoint Charlie

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum

    Free time in Berlin

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 12: Berlin

    Participate in a panel discussion about WWII

    Take a walking tour of Berlin with your Tour Director

    • Unter den Linden
    • Reichstag

    Free time in Berlin

  • Day 13: Nuremberg + Munich

    Travel to Nuremberg

    Visit the Documentation Center

    Continue to Munich

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    • Frauenkirche
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 14: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich with your Local Guide

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Take an excursion to Dachau

  • Day 15: Salzburg

    Travel to Salzburg

    Take a guided tour of Salzburg with your Local Guide

    • Old Town
    • Residenz
    • Mozart’s birthplace

    Take a guided tour of the Eagle's Nest or Documentation Center/bunker (seasonal)

    Enjoy a traditional Bavarian dinner

  • Day 16: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Arrive in London

    Take a walking tour of London

    • The Strand
    • Trafalgar Square
    • Leicester Square
    • Covent Garden

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 3: London

    Take a WWII-themed guided tour of London

    • Big Ben
    • Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul's Cathedral
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if included)

    Visit the Imperial War Museum

    Visit the Cabinet War Rooms

  • Day 4: Portsmouth + Caen

    Travel to Portsmouth

    Take the ferry to Caen

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 5: Normandy Region

    Take a guided tour of the beaches of Normandy

    • Pointe du Hoc
    • American Cemetery
    • Arromanches

    Visit the Caen Memorial

  • Day 6: Paris

    Travel to Rouen

    Take a guided tour of Rouen with your Tour Director

    Visit the Rouen Cathedral

    Continue on to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    • Latin Quarter

    Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter

  • Day 7: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris with your Local Guide

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Les Invalides

    Visit the Shoah Memorial

  • Day 8: Paris

    Free time in Paris

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Welcome to the world headquarters of decadence—the grand palace of Versailles. The enormous estate was built to keep commoners far from its gilded doors and expansive gardens—but fortunately, you won’t have to win Louie or Marie’s notoriously fickle favor to get in. After spending the day in a maze of manicured shrubbery and the staggering Hall of Mirrors, continue the theme of indulgence by treating yourself at a local patisserie nearby.
  • Day 9: Bastogne

    Travel to Bastogne

    Take a guided tour of Bastogne

    Visit the Bastogne Historical Center

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 10: Bastogne + Berlin

    Visit Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial

    Take a train to Berlin

  • Day 11: Berlin

    Take a guided tour of Berlin with your Local Guide

    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Kurfürstendamm
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall

    Stop for photos at Checkpoint Charlie

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum

    Free time in Berlin

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 12: Berlin

    Participate in a panel discussion about WWII

    Take a walking tour of Berlin with your Tour Director

    • Unter den Linden
    • Reichstag

    Free time in Berlin

  • Day 13: Nuremberg + Munich

    Travel to Nuremberg

    Visit the Documentation Center

    Continue to Munich

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    • Frauenkirche
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 14: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich with your Local Guide

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Take an excursion to Dachau

  • Day 15: Salzburg

    Travel to Salzburg

    Take a guided tour of Salzburg with your Local Guide

    • Old Town
    • Residenz
    • Mozart’s birthplace

    Take a guided tour of the Eagle's Nest or Documentation Center/bunker (seasonal)

    Enjoy a traditional Bavarian dinner

  • Day 16: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    14 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

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

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert Local Guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

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

  • Entrances

    Imperial War Museum, Cabinet War Rooms, D-Day Museum, Caen Memorial, Rouen Cathedral, Notre Dame, Shoah Memorial, Bastogne Historical Center, Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Tophography of Terror Museum, Panel discussion, Nuremberg Documentation Center, Dachau, Eagle’s Nest or Documentation Center and bunker tour

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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