10 or 13 days
Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland, extension to France

To fully appreciate Central Europe, you have to experience both its storied past and its natural beauty.

Berlin, Prague and Munich reveal centuries of history, from the medieval cobblestone squares to the remains of the Berlin Wall. In the Swiss Alps, history takes on a profound new meaning—these geological wonders are billions of years in the making.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Berlin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Berlin

  • 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

    See Checkpoint Charlie

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Potsdam

    Potsdam

    Take a half-day excursion to Potsdam, where the postwar fate of Germany was decided at the 1945 Potsdam Conference. Potsdam was also the royal playground of Frederick the Great of Prussia. Explore baroque palaces, pavilions, and the royal residence’s gardens, then take a guided visit inside either Sanssouci or Cecilienhof.

  • Day 4: Berlin • Dresden • Prague

    Travel via Dresden to Prague

    Take a guided tour of Dresden

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Semper Opera House
    • Zwinger Palace 
    • Martin Luther statue
  • Day 5: Prague

    Visit St. Vitus Cathedral

    Take a guided tour of Prague

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Vitus Cathedral
    • Golden Lane
    • Charles Bridge

    Visit the Golden Lane

    Take a walking tour of Prague
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Czech folklore evening

    Czech folklore evening

    Experience a lively night of Bohemian spirit that will leave your hands clapping, your feet tapping, and your face smiling. Enjoy an authentic Czech dinner as you are entertained by a folklore ensemble playing the country’s best-known songs and performing traditional Czech and Moravian dances. Be sure to note the performers’ traditional folk dress, or Kroje. It showed which village you were from and if you were single or married.

  • Day 6: Prague • Munich

    Travel via Dachau to Munich

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

  • Day 7: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Explore Munich on your own

  • Day 8: Munich • Liechtenstein • Lucerne

    Travel via Liechtenstein to Lucerne

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Day 9: Lucerne

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Alps Experience

    Swiss Alps Experience

    Venture to the roof of the Swiss Alps, atop one of the majestic peaks that tower over charming Lucerne. Take a boat across Lake Lucerne and ride a cog railway to the top of either Mount Pilatus (best known for its steep railway and its iconic craggy summit) or Mount Rigi (beloved for its original mountain railway and its history as a favorite spot of Mark Twain). Enjoy the splendid views of the quaint villages and fields of Switzerland as you trek along the mountain with your group. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended).

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    Swiss folklore evening

    Swiss folklore evening

    Join us for a bit of Swiss tradition. You’ll enjoy a delicious meal, including the chance to try fondue—the Swiss national dish! Afterwards, watch a show, complete with yodeling, traditional dancing, and Alpine horns. Note: Groups traveling from October to mid-April will enjoy Swiss music during their meal instead of the show.

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 10: Lucerne • Paris

    Travel by TGV train to Paris
  • Day 11: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 12: Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Île de la Cité
    • Conciergerie
    • Sainte-Chapelle

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Visit the Louvre

    Visit the Fragonard Perfume Factory

  • Day 13: 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

  • 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

    See Checkpoint Charlie

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Potsdam

    Potsdam

    Take a half-day excursion to Potsdam, where the postwar fate of Germany was decided at the 1945 Potsdam Conference. Potsdam was also the royal playground of Frederick the Great of Prussia. Explore baroque palaces, pavilions, and the royal residence’s gardens, then take a guided visit inside either Sanssouci or Cecilienhof.

  • Day 4: Berlin • Dresden • Prague

    Travel via Dresden to Prague

    Take a guided tour of Dresden

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Semper Opera House
    • Zwinger Palace 
    • Martin Luther statue
  • Day 5: Prague

    Visit St. Vitus Cathedral

    Take a guided tour of Prague

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Vitus Cathedral
    • Golden Lane
    • Charles Bridge

    Visit the Golden Lane

    Take a walking tour of Prague
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Czech folklore evening

    Czech folklore evening

    Experience a lively night of Bohemian spirit that will leave your hands clapping, your feet tapping, and your face smiling. Enjoy an authentic Czech dinner as you are entertained by a folklore ensemble playing the country’s best-known songs and performing traditional Czech and Moravian dances. Be sure to note the performers’ traditional folk dress, or Kroje. It showed which village you were from and if you were single or married.

  • Day 6: Prague • Munich

    Travel via Dachau to Munich

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

  • Day 7: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Explore Munich on your own

  • Day 8: Munich • Liechtenstein • Lucerne

    Travel via Liechtenstein to Lucerne

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Day 9: Lucerne

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Alps Experience

    Swiss Alps Experience

    Venture to the roof of the Swiss Alps, atop one of the majestic peaks that tower over charming Lucerne. Take a boat across Lake Lucerne and ride a cog railway to the top of either Mount Pilatus (best known for its steep railway and its iconic craggy summit) or Mount Rigi (beloved for its original mountain railway and its history as a favorite spot of Mark Twain). Enjoy the splendid views of the quaint villages and fields of Switzerland as you trek along the mountain with your group. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended).

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss folklore evening

    Swiss folklore evening

    Join us for a bit of Swiss tradition. You’ll enjoy a delicious meal, including the chance to try fondue—the Swiss national dish! Afterwards, watch a show, complete with yodeling, traditional dancing, and Alpine horns. Note: Groups traveling from October to mid-April will enjoy Swiss music during their meal instead of the show.

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Lucerne • Paris

    Travel by TGV train to Paris
  • Day 11: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 12: Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Île de la Cité
    • Conciergerie
    • Sainte-Chapelle

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Visit the Louvre

    Visit the Fragonard Perfume Factory

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; TGV high-speed train with extension

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (11 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left up to you to discover favorite dishes of your own.

  • Guided sightseeing

    4 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (5 with extension); 1 sightseeing tour led by your Tour Director; 2 walking tours (3 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Topography of Terror Museum; St. Vitus Cathedral; Golden Lane; Dachau; With extension: Louvre; Notre Dame Cathedral

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • 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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