10 days
Berlin, Stuttgart, Freiburg, Lucerne region

Recycling. Clean energy. Cars of the future.

Germany and Switzerland have been at the forefront of some of the world’s most forward-thinking approaches to technology and energy. And it’s easy to see why—these countries are a perfect blend of European charm and start-up culture.

Learn about Germany and Switzerland’s innovative sustainability efforts by seeing state-of-the-art models of renewable energy, urban farming, and eco-tourism. Be a part of the creative conservation firsthand as you embark on an urban quest in the green city of Freiburg, hike through an Alpine glacier, and discover a vast underground city in a nuclear bunker in Lucerne.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Berlin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Berlin

    See 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

    Tour an urban sustainable development project 

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum

  • Day 4: Berlin

    Visit a working urban farm

    Visit an innovative local company

  • Day 5: Berlin • Stuttgart • Freiburg

    Take a high-speed train to Stuttgart 

    Visit to the Mercedes-Benz Museum  

  • Day 6: Freiburg

    Explore the city of Freiburg with Innovation Academy

  • Day 7: Freiburg • Lucerne region

    Transfer to the Lucerne region

    Tour Hofgut Sternen's sustainable facilities 

    Learn how to cook flammkuchen 

  • Day 8: Lucerne region

    Ride a cable car to the top of the Swiss Alps

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Luzern
  • Day 9: Lucerne region

    Tour the UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch with an expert local guide

    Take an expert-led tour through a nuclear bunker

    Explore Lucerne on your own

  • Day 10: 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

    See 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

    Tour an urban sustainable development project 

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum

  • Day 4: Berlin

    Visit a working urban farm

    Visit an innovative local company

  • Day 5: Berlin • Stuttgart • Freiburg

    Take a high-speed train to Stuttgart 

    Visit to the Mercedes-Benz Museum  

  • Day 6: Freiburg

    Explore the city of Freiburg with Innovation Academy

  • Day 7: Freiburg • Lucerne region

    Transfer to the Lucerne region

    Tour Hofgut Sternen's sustainable facilities 

    Learn how to cook flammkuchen 

  • Day 8: Lucerne region

    Ride a cable car to the top of the Swiss Alps

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Luzern
  • Day 9: Lucerne region

    Tour the UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch with an expert local guide

    Take an expert-led tour through a nuclear bunker

    Explore Lucerne on your own

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

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

  • Entrances

    Topography of Terror Museum; sustainable development activity; local business visit; urban farming visit; Mercedes-Benz Museum; Innovation Academy; Hofgut Sternen; Swiss glacier; Entlebuch Biosphere; nuclear bunker

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated 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 add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Continuous Support

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

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • 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.

  • Worldwide Presence

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

  • 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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