Day 1 :
Depart from the United States
- Enjoy your overnight flight to Germany:
Day 2 :
Welcome to Germany!
- Arrive in Berlin:
Begin exploring the Kaiser Wilhelm Church and other sites with your Tour Director.
Day 3 :
- Explore Berlin with a Local Guide:
Marvel at the sites of this once divided city. See the impressive Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, the Holocaust Memorial, the Berlin Wall and visit the Wannsee House.
LEAP Activity | Ich bin ein Berliner
Step into the shoes of the people whose lives were impacted by the Berlin Wall. Participate in a group activity that involves reciting personal accounts of the event and discussing its repercussions. Live through their experiences and gain a personal insight into Germany’s history.
Day 4 :
- Third Reich:
Expand your knowledge of the role of the Third Reich during World War II with tours of the Topography of Terror and the Jewish Museum.
Day 5 :
- Travel to Dresden:
Travel to the historic city of Dresden, an ancient Slavic settlement, to learn about Frauenkirche and Dresdon Schloss.
LEAP Activity | Debate the Great
Meet six influential figures from Germany’s history. Join a debate and argue their accomplishments to decide who the greatest German is.
Day 6 :
- Discover the Golden City:
Discover the highlights of the "Golden City" of Prague in the Czech Republic located in the heart of Bohemia. A local guide brings you to Hradcany Castle, St. Vitus's Cathedral, and the Museum of Communism.
- Experience Wenceslas Square, the location of many events in Czech history.:
Day 7 :
- Theresienstadt Concentration Camp:
Take a half day to explore the camp at Terezin.
- Board the Overnight Train to Krakow:
Day 8 :
- Arrive in Krakow:
Discover the heart of medieval Poland. See some of the city's highlights, including Main Market Square and St. Mary's Basilica, the Wawel Castle, the National Art Museum, and the Wawel Cathedral with its Zygmunt Bell.
Day 9 :
- Visit the Auschwitz Concentration Camp:
A somber visit to Auschwitz unveils the site where Poles, Soviet POW's and nearly one million Jews were murdered by the Nazis during World War II.
Day 10 :
Return to the United States