8 or 10 days
Munich, Nuremberg, Prague, extension to Dresden and Berlin

Acquaint yourself with charming architecture of yesteryear in these timeless cities.

With our directions, you'll find yourself inspired by the likes of Wagner, Strauss, Kandinsky and Klee in Munich only to march on through history and into Prague Castle. It's the world's biggest castle, and its days as the seat of the Holy Roman Empire won't seem so far gone from inside its walls.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Munich

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Munich Cathedral
    • New Town Hall
    • Hofbräuhaus

    Enjoy dinner in Munich

  • Day 3: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site 

  • Day 4: Munich

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Neuschwanstein

    Neuschwanstein

    Head for the Bavarian Alps as you make your way to scenic Oberammergau, the village known for its open-air staging of the Passion Play, Germany’s oldest festival. Then visit one of “Mad” King Ludwig’s fairy-tale castles, Neuschwanstein, the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. In fact, the original plans for the castle were drawn up by a theater set designer, not an architect. Despite its medieval look, the castle is a marvel of modern amenities including electricity and running water on all floors. On your guided tour you will also learn about the life and mysterious death of the young king, one of Europe’s most eccentric rulers. (Please note: Due to steep terrain comfortable walking shoes are recommended.) 

  • Day 5: Munich • Nuremberg • Prague

    Travel via Nuremberg to Prague

    Tour Nuremberg with your Tour Director

    Enjoy dinner in Prague

  • Day 6: Prague

    Tour Prague with an expert local guide

    See Charles Bridge

    Visit St. Vitus Cathedral

    Walk down the Golden Lane

    Attend a walking lecture on the Velvet Revolution

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Prague River cruise

    Prague River cruise

    Cruise along Prague's Vltava River and admire the Czech capital's main sights, including Charles Bridge, Kampa, Prague Castle, the Dancing House, and the National Theatre.   

  • Day 7: Prague

    Enjoy a traditional Czech lunch

    Take a brewery tour of Prague

  • Day 8: Depart for home

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  • Day 8: Prague • Dresden • Berlin

    Travel via Dresden to Berlin 

    Take a tour of Dresden with your Tour Director

    Spend time exploring Dresden on your own

    Enjoy dinner in Berlin

  • Day 9: Berlin

    Take a guided tour of Berlin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Kurfürstendamm
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall

    Stop to take a photo at Checkpoint Charlie

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum

    Spend a half day exploring Berlin on your own

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Munich

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Munich Cathedral
    • New Town Hall
    • Hofbräuhaus

    Enjoy dinner in Munich

  • Day 3: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site 

  • Day 4: Munich

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Neuschwanstein

    Neuschwanstein

    Head for the Bavarian Alps as you make your way to scenic Oberammergau, the village known for its open-air staging of the Passion Play, Germany’s oldest festival. Then visit one of “Mad” King Ludwig’s fairy-tale castles, Neuschwanstein, the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. In fact, the original plans for the castle were drawn up by a theater set designer, not an architect. Despite its medieval look, the castle is a marvel of modern amenities including electricity and running water on all floors. On your guided tour you will also learn about the life and mysterious death of the young king, one of Europe’s most eccentric rulers. (Please note: Due to steep terrain comfortable walking shoes are recommended.) 

  • Day 5: Munich • Nuremberg • Prague

    Travel via Nuremberg to Prague

    Tour Nuremberg with your Tour Director

    Enjoy dinner in Prague

  • Day 6: Prague

    Tour Prague with an expert local guide

    See Charles Bridge

    Visit St. Vitus Cathedral

    Walk down the Golden Lane

    Attend a walking lecture on the Velvet Revolution

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Prague River cruise

    Prague River cruise

    Cruise along Prague's Vltava River and admire the Czech capital's main sights, including Charles Bridge, Kampa, Prague Castle, the Dancing House, and the National Theatre.   

  • Day 7: Prague

    Enjoy a traditional Czech lunch

    Take a brewery tour of Prague

  • Day 8: Depart for home

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  • Day 8: Prague • Dresden • Berlin

    Travel via Dresden to Berlin 

    Take a tour of Dresden with your Tour Director

    Spend time exploring Dresden on your own

    Enjoy dinner in Berlin

  • Day 9: Berlin

    Take a guided tour of Berlin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Kurfürstendamm
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall

    Stop to take a photo at Checkpoint Charlie

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum

    Spend a half day exploring Berlin on your own

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms; 8 with extension

  • 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

    St. Vitus Cathedral, Golden Lane, Brewery tour; with extension: Topography of Terror Museum

  • 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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