School Exchange Tour to Germany

Below you’ll find an approximate itinerary for the France and Germany Tour we offer. Please contact us if you’re interested in taking your group on this trip.

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- Arrive in Frankfurt
- Get comfortable at your hotel

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- Breakfast at hotel
- Visit the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz
- Continue along the Rhine Valley to Koblenz
- Board the KD Rhine Line vessel for a cruise to Bonn – where you’ll be staying for the next 3 nights
- Evening of leisure

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- Depart for Cologne to spend the day exploring the city
- Visit the Cologne Cathedral
- Experience the Chocolate Museum
- Your first taste of European shopping
- Return to Bonn in the late afternoon
- Evening of leisure

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- Travel along the Rhine and Mosel Rivers visiting different castles; Lorelei, Drachenfels, and Schloss Eltz
- Late afternoon return to Bonn
- Evening off to explore this beautiful city at your own pace

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- Travel by coach to Wolfhagen to meet with students
- Meet with homestay families who you’ll be staying with for the next two nights

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- Visit to the local high school for 2 hour classes
- Visit the Hercules Monument and the adjacent water cascades in Kassel
- Afternoon visit to downtown Kassel to view art exhibits
- Spend evening with your homestay families in Wolfhagen

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- Morning tour of the VW factory in Baunatal
- Drive to Berlin
- Check in to hotel, get a good night’s sleep

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- Walk to the Checkpoint Charlie Museum for a visit
- 4 hour walking tour of Berlin’s most famous sites
- Enjoy an afternoon of shopping in Berlin’s best shops

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- Drive to Potsdam to visit the Sanssouci castle, Frederick the Great’s summer palace
- Walk around Dresden on the Elbe river, seeing the beautiful architecture of this old city

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- Depart for Erfurt
- Stop in Weimar on the way, the birthplace of the Bauhaus movement, and home to Schiller and Goethe
- Visit the Wartburg castle where Martin Luther translated the Bible into German
- Enjoy your evening at Youth Hostel Erfurt

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- Take Speed train from Frankfurt to Paris
- Check in to the Campagnile Hotel Bastille
- Welcome to Paris!

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- Visit Notre Dame Cathedral
- 4 hour walking tour of Paris
- Afternoon free for shopping and a stroll
- Self-guided tour of the Louvre Museum, home of the Mona Lisa
- Evening at your leisure

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- Morning visit to the Eiffel Tower
- Afternoon visit to the Sacre Coeur Basilica and Montmartre. You may have your portrait painted by local artists
- Afternoon shopping at Layfayette department store
- Enjoy your free time in the evening

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- Depart from Paris