14 days
Berlin, Prague, Krakow & Budapest

Summit Tour

From July 10–23, travel through the Iron Curtain and World War II to Gothic cathedrals and ancient cities that today, are embracing innovation and developing new technologies. Prague, which escaped the bombs of World War II, woos with old-world charm and youthful energy. And in Krakow and Budapest, two of European cities on the edge of a technological revolution, architectural gems await around every corner. From Berlin to Prague, Krakow to Budapest, you’ll consider how technological innovations shape local and global history as you experience their culture and customs firsthand.

Summit Leadership Conference
Join teachers and students from around the world in Berlin, Germany, for a two-day leadership conference, July 14–15. Hear from world-renowned speakers on the Summit theme: the Influence of Technology on Society, attend expert-led workshops, and gain insight into the role of technology in our rapidly evolving world.

Using design thinking—a creative problem-solving technique used by companies like Apple and Google—international teams of students will develop and present innovative solutions to challenges around the world.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Berlin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Berlin

    Stop for a photo at the East Side Gallery 

  • Day 3: Berlin

    Take a guided tour of Berlin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Kurfürstendamm
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum

    Visit the Spy Museum

    Participate in a panel discussion about the Cold War

  • Day 4: Berlin • Leadership Conference

    Participate in a workshop hosted by a local organization

    Attend the Leadership Conference opening ceremonies

  • Day 5: Berlin • Leadership Conference

  • Day 6: Berlin • Leadership Conference

  • Day 7: Berlin • Dresden • Prague

    Travel via Dresden to Prague

    Take a tour of Dresden

    Visit the Volkswagen Transparent Factory

  • Day 8: Prague

    Tour Prague with an expert local guide

    See the Charles Bridge

    Take a walking tour of Old Town

    See the Astronomical Clock

    See the John Lennon Wall

  • Day 9: Prague

    Participate in an activity centered around The Influence of Technology on Society

    Explore Prague on your own

  • Day 10: Prague • Olomouc • Kraków

    Travel via Olomouc to Kraków

    Explore Kraków on your own

  • Day 11: Kraków • Auschwitz and Birkenau

    Take a guided tour of Kraków 

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Wawel Hill
    • Glowny Square

    Visit Wawel Cathedral

    Visit St. Mary's Basilica

    Take a day trip to Auschwitz and Birkenau

    Tour the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum with an expert local guide

  • Day 12: Kraków • Slovakia • Budapest

    Travel via Slovakia and the Tatra Mountains to Budapest

    Visit the Budapest baths

  • Day 13: Budapest

    Take a guided tour of Budapest

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Heroes' Square
    • Castle Hill
    • Gellért Hill

    Visit Matthias Church

    Visit Budapest Basilica

    Participate in an activity centered around The Influence of Technology on Society

    Take a Danube River cruise

  • Day 14: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Berlin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Berlin

    Stop for a photo at the East Side Gallery 

  • Day 3: Berlin

    Take a guided tour of Berlin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Kurfürstendamm
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum

    Visit the Spy Museum

    Participate in a panel discussion about the Cold War

  • Day 4: Berlin • Leadership Conference

    Participate in a workshop hosted by a local organization

    Attend the Leadership Conference opening ceremonies

  • Day 5: Berlin • Leadership Conference

  • Day 6: Berlin • Leadership Conference

  • Day 7: Berlin • Dresden • Prague

    Travel via Dresden to Prague

    Take a tour of Dresden

    Visit the Volkswagen Transparent Factory

  • Day 8: Prague

    Tour Prague with an expert local guide

    See the Charles Bridge

    Take a walking tour of Old Town

    See the Astronomical Clock

    See the John Lennon Wall

  • Day 9: Prague

    Participate in an activity centered around The Influence of Technology on Society

    Explore Prague on your own

  • Day 10: Prague • Olomouc • Kraków

    Travel via Olomouc to Kraków

    Explore Kraków on your own

  • Day 11: Kraków • Auschwitz and Birkenau

    Take a guided tour of Kraków 

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Wawel Hill
    • Glowny Square

    Visit Wawel Cathedral

    Visit St. Mary's Basilica

    Take a day trip to Auschwitz and Birkenau

    Tour the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum with an expert local guide

  • Day 12: Kraków • Slovakia • Budapest

    Travel via Slovakia and the Tatra Mountains to Budapest

    Visit the Budapest baths

  • Day 13: Budapest

    Take a guided tour of Budapest

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Heroes' Square
    • Castle Hill
    • Gellért Hill

    Visit Matthias Church

    Visit Budapest Basilica

    Participate in an activity centered around The Influence of Technology on Society

    Take a Danube River cruise

  • Day 14: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers and a comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    12 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily, lunch on days 5 and 6

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your bilingual, culturally connected Tour Director stays with you 24/7 to handle all on-tour logistics and provide knowledgeable insights everywhere you go

  • Student Leadership Conference

    Conference registration; Keynote addresses; Expert workshops; Student workshops; Innovation Village

  • Entrances

    Spy Museum; Cold War Discussion Panel; VW Glass Factory; Golden Lane; St. Vitus Cathedral; Wawel Cathedral; St. Mary's Church; Baths; Matthias Church; Budapest Basilica; Danube Bend Boat Ride

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.

For your personalized price quote, call us at 800-637-8222.

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