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 to visit Nuremburg and Prague, where baroque buildings, gothic churches and quaint streets will take you back in time.

🔹 Curated experiences: Every program is intentionally designed to feature guided learning, cultural engagement, and independent exploration experiences to drive global competency development, denoted on each itinerary with a blue diamond. Learn more about these experiences.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Munich

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Munich Cathedral, the representative landmark of Munich
    • New Town Hall, a towering building home to the city government
    • Hofbräuhaus, a famous beer hall dating back to the 16th century and a symbol of Bavarian hospitality

    Enjoy dinner in Munich

  • Day 3: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium, built for the 1972 Olympic Games
    • Residenz, the former royal palace of the Wittelsbach monarchs 
    • Marienplatz, Munich's main city square

    🔹 Guided learning: With an expert local guide, visit and reflect at the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, which today serves as a memorial museum and a stark reminder of the darkest chapter in this country’s long story

  • 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, the site of the Nazi war crime tribunals, to Prague

    🔹 Cultural engagement: Tour Nuremberg with your Tour Director and see architecture built up from the stone foundations bombed by the Allies during the war

    Enjoy dinner in Prague

  • Day 6: Prague

    🔹 Guided learning: Tour Prague with an expert local guide

    See Charles Bridge, an arch bridge lined with musicians and artists   

    Visit St. Vitus Cathedral, a Gothic cathedral where Czech Kings and Queens are coronated

    Walk down the Golden Lane and see eleven historical buildings that mark it

    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

    Explore Prague on your own this afternoon

    Enjoy dinner in Prague

    🔹 Cultural engagement: Take a brewery tour of Prague and learn how the Czech Republic has one of the longest brewing histories in the world

  • Day 8: Depart for home

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  • Day 8: Prague • Dresden • Berlin

    Travel via Dresden, and trace the history of the Saxon capital, on your way to Berlin

    Take a tour of Dresden with your Tour Director and trace the history of the Saxon capital and gain insight into the effects of the devastating fire bombing of World War II

    🔹 Independent exploration: Spend time exploring Dresden on your own

    Enjoy dinner in Berlin

  • Day 9: Berlin

    🔹 Guided learning: Take a guided tour of Berlin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Brandenburg Gate, Germany's iconic landmark representing peace and unity
    • Kurfürstendamm, a famous avenue that’s lined with shops, hotels, and restaurants 
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall, a physical and ideological divider now covered in political graffiti

    Stop to take a photo at Checkpoint Charlie, a station that guarded the border between East and West Germany

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum, a history museum located on the site of buildings that served as the headquarters of the Gestapo and the SS

    🔹 Independent exploration: 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 Tour Director you will see:

    • Munich Cathedral, the representative landmark of Munich
    • New Town Hall, a towering building home to the city government
    • Hofbräuhaus, a famous beer hall dating back to the 16th century and a symbol of Bavarian hospitality

    Enjoy dinner in Munich

  • Day 3: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium, built for the 1972 Olympic Games
    • Residenz, the former royal palace of the Wittelsbach monarchs 
    • Marienplatz, Munich's main city square

    🔹 Guided learning: With an expert local guide, visit and reflect at the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, which today serves as a memorial museum and a stark reminder of the darkest chapter in this country’s long story

  • 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, the site of the Nazi war crime tribunals, to Prague

    🔹 Cultural engagement: Tour Nuremberg with your Tour Director and see architecture built up from the stone foundations bombed by the Allies during the war

    Enjoy dinner in Prague

  • Day 6: Prague

    🔹 Guided learning: Tour Prague with an expert local guide

    See Charles Bridge, an arch bridge lined with musicians and artists   

    Visit St. Vitus Cathedral, a Gothic cathedral where Czech Kings and Queens are coronated

    Walk down the Golden Lane and see eleven historical buildings that mark it

    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

    Explore Prague on your own this afternoon

    Enjoy dinner in Prague

    🔹 Cultural engagement: Take a brewery tour of Prague and learn how the Czech Republic has one of the longest brewing histories in the world

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 8: Prague • Dresden • Berlin

    Travel via Dresden, and trace the history of the Saxon capital, on your way to Berlin

    Take a tour of Dresden with your Tour Director and trace the history of the Saxon capital and gain insight into the effects of the devastating fire bombing of World War II

    🔹 Independent exploration: Spend time exploring Dresden on your own

    Enjoy dinner in Berlin

  • Day 9: Berlin

    🔹 Guided learning: Take a guided tour of Berlin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Brandenburg Gate, Germany's iconic landmark representing peace and unity
    • Kurfürstendamm, a famous avenue that’s lined with shops, hotels, and restaurants 
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall, a physical and ideological divider now covered in political graffiti

    Stop to take a photo at Checkpoint Charlie, a station that guarded the border between East and West Germany

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum, a history museum located on the site of buildings that served as the headquarters of the Gestapo and the SS

    🔹 Independent exploration: Spend a half day exploring Berlin on your own

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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Learning outcomes on this program

Confidence • Curiosity • Global perspective • Empathy • Adaptability • Relatability • Self-Awareness


EF Global Learning Model Post-Study Abroad Learning Resources
Academic resources

With this program, you get access to our Global Learning Resources, which include:

  • Discussion questions
  • Sample assignments
  • Journal prompts
  • Webinars
  • EF's Global Competency Assessment, a pre- and post-program assessment to measure competency development
See the resources you get
EF Global Learning Model Post-Study Abroad Learning Resources
Academic resources


With this program, you get access to our Global Learning Resources, which include:

  • Discussion questions
  • Sample assignments
  • Journal prompts
  • Webinars
  • EF's Global Competency Assessment, a pre- and post-program assessment to measure competency development

See the resources you get



Your experience includes

  • 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

    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.

  • EF Global Learning Toolkit

    To capitalize on moments for building empathy, awareness, and adaptability in a global environment, we offer a number of different tools designed to help educators facilitate student growth abroad and on campus, including academically enriched travel programs, industry engagement opportunities, global learning resources, and a Global Competencies Assessment tool.

  • 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

    Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial site, 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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