10 days
Germany
See practical applications of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as you tour the beautiful, yet industrious country of Germany. Learn about the engineering and science of solar and hydroelectric power plants, then, in Munich, visit the world’s largest science and technology museum, marveling at the innovations of the past. Continue your journey of discovery in the Lucerne region, where cutting-edge technology meets cobblestone streets.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Munich

    Arrive in Munich

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Frauenkirche
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofbräuhaus

    Visit the Deutsches Museum

  • Day 3: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit Dachau

  • Day 4: Munich • Freiburg

    Travel to Freiburg

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

  • Day 5: Freiburg

    Take a solar energy-themed guided tour

    Visit an organic farm

  • Day 6: Freiburg • Lucerne

    Travel to Lucerne via Entlebuch

    Take an expertly guided tour of Entlebuch BioSphere

  • Day 7: Lucerne

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Lion Monument
    • Chapel Bridge
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Mount Pilatus

    Mount Pilatus

    Venture to the top of Mount Pilatus, the majestic 6,387-foot peak that towers over Lucerne. In the summer, take a boat across Lake Lucerne and then ride the Pilatus cog railway—the steepest in the world—to the top. During other seasons, take a motorcoach to the base and a 45-minute cable car ride to the top, where you’ll enjoy splendid views. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended.)

    Enjoy a Swiss Folklore Evening

  • Day 8: Innertkirchen • Adelboden

    Transfer to Innertkirchen

    Visit a hydro-electric power plant at Grimselwelt

    Travel to Adelboden

  • Day 9: Adelboden

    Visit Our Chalet World Centre

    • Take part in a pinning ceremony 
  • Day 10: Depart for home

    Travel to Zurich airport

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Munich

    Arrive in Munich

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Frauenkirche
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofbräuhaus

    Visit the Deutsches Museum

  • Day 3: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit Dachau

  • Day 4: Munich • Freiburg

    Travel to Freiburg

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

  • Day 5: Freiburg

    Take a solar energy-themed guided tour

    Visit an organic farm

  • Day 6: Freiburg • Lucerne

    Travel to Lucerne via Entlebuch

    Take an expertly guided tour of Entlebuch BioSphere

  • Day 7: Lucerne

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Lion Monument
    • Chapel Bridge
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Mount Pilatus

    Mount Pilatus

    Venture to the top of Mount Pilatus, the majestic 6,387-foot peak that towers over Lucerne. In the summer, take a boat across Lake Lucerne and then ride the Pilatus cog railway—the steepest in the world—to the top. During other seasons, take a motorcoach to the base and a 45-minute cable car ride to the top, where you’ll enjoy splendid views. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended.)

    Enjoy a Swiss Folklore Evening

  • Day 8: Innertkirchen • Adelboden

    Transfer to Innertkirchen

    Visit a hydro-electric power plant at Grimselwelt

    Travel to Adelboden

  • Day 9: Adelboden

    Visit Our Chalet World Centre

    • Take part in a pinning ceremony 
  • Day 10: Depart for home

    Travel to Zurich airport

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip airfare on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • 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.

  • Guided Sightseeing

    1 sightseeing tour led by expert, licensed guide; 1 walking tour

  • Entrances

    Deutsches Museum; Dachau; Neuschwanstein Castle; Grimselwelt

  • 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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