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Program #20189RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.

Itinerary for May 29 — Jun 10, 2013

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Day One: Wednesday, May 29 - In Transit
In Transit: Overnight flight to Europe.

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, air conditioning, laundry facilities, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Thursday, May 30 - Introduction to Vienna
Afternoon: Late afternoon: Introduction to the program. Our first acquaintance with Vienna will be a guided excursion by coach along the "Ringstrasse," the circular boulevard around the inner city that houses Parliament, the new Gothic Town Hall and Votiv Church, the Royal Palace, the prestigious State Opera and Burgtheater, the University, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Built between 1860 and 1906, the boulevard boasts the splendor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, air conditioning, laundry facilities, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Friday, May 31 - Introduction to History of Art and Architecture
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Lecture: History of Art and Architecture in Vienna. Then take an expert-led walking field trip of the inner city and view the contrast between historical and contemporary architecture. See everything from the State Opera to the Imperial Palace with the Court Library (an architectural masterpiece from the Viennese Baroque) to the Loos Haus, as well as examples of outstanding conversions of and extensions to existing structures.

Lunch: Get a taste of Vienna in the city’s most famous coffeehouse, the splendid Café Central, part of the Palais Ferstel, which once housed the Vienna Stock Exchange and the Austro-Hungarian central bank. The Café was a meeting point for Europe’s intellectuals and artists.

Afternoon: Continue our walking field trip from Palais Ferstel through the inner city to the Danube Canal, where we will see modern buildings by famous architects such as Jean Nouvel. Enjoy an aperitif in one of the fancy bars.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, air conditioning, laundry facilities, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Saturday, June 01 - Viennese Baroque
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Visit the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna's Museum of Fine Art. It houses one of the greatest art collections in the world, revealing the royal taste of the members of the House of Habsburg.

Lunch: Lunch at Cafe Museum, originally designed by Adolf Loos.

Afternoon: Visit the Court Library and explore the Charles Church, designed by Austrian architect J.B. Fischer von Erlach. Continue on to Belvedere Palace, home to the world's largest collection of Klimt.

Dinner: Explore local fare on your own.

Evening: Free evening to attend a concert on your own if you wish. The program staff will provide information about available concerts and tickets.

Lodging: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, air conditioning, laundry facilities, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Five: Sunday, June 02 - Vienna 1900
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Lecture: Vienna 1900. At the turn of the nineteenth to the twentieth century Vienna was one of the cradles of modernism. The city’s coffee house culture, composers and cabaret artists, Freud’s psychoanalysis, the daring experiments of the Wiener Werkstätte, and not least the scandals surrounding the Vienna Secession, were among the phenomena of the period. While Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka were the leading artists/painters/designers, it was the art nouveau architect Otto Wagner and modernist Adolf Loos who developed new architectural styles away from the historicism of the ring boulevard. After the lecture, we set out for the day and our first stop is the Secession building at Karlsplatz.

Lunch: Enjoy lunch at the restaurant Zum Huth, a contemporary interpretation of the traditional Viennese Beisl.

Afternoon: Explore the Museum for Applied Arts (MAK). This museum features furniture, glass, china, silver and textiles from the Middle Ages to the present day. It includes precious crafts from the Wiener Werkstätte, bentwood furniture by Thonet, and art nouveau highlights such as the gilded design of Gustav Klimt for the frieze of the Stoclet Palais in Brussels.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, air conditioning, laundry facilities, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Six: Monday, June 03 - Viennese Design
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Field trip to the Leopoldmuseum. With more than 5000 exhibits collected by Rudolf and Elisabeth Leopold over five decades, the museum houses one of the most important collections of modern Austrian art in the world. It includes masterpieces of the Viennese Secessionist Movement, Viennese Modernist Movement and the Austrian Expressionist Movement.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own. Your Group Leader will suggest some interesting cafes and restaurants.

Afternoon: Free time to explore the city on your own.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Evening: Enjoy a private lecture and concert by musicologist and flutist Julia Auer, and accompanying her will be a member of either the Vienna Philharmonic or the State Opera Orchestra.

Lodging: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle features a modern, stylish building that is ideally located between the city center and the United Nations buildings. Close to the banks of the Danube, the hotel is within walking distance of the Danube Island, and is a 5-minute subway ride from the Old Town.

Contact info:
Engerthstraße 173-175
Vienna, A 1020 Austria
phone: +43 1 213 15 0
web: www.austria-trend.at/hotel-lassalle/en/

Room amenities: Each room has cable television, a mini bar, safe box, free wireless Internet, trouser-press and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a café with access to the garden, restaurant, lounge, air conditioning, laundry facilities, fax machine, Internet access with printer on the 1st floor, free wireless Internet in the rooms and pay phones.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Seven: Tuesday, June 04 - Viennese Art Nouveau
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: This morning's field trip walks us through the history of Viennese interior design, with a visit to the Lobmayer Glassmuseum and Backhausen Textile Museum, its collection of 3500 designs ranging from Historicism and Art Nouveau to the Wiener Werkstätte.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Coach excursion to the Vienna suburbs of Hietzing and Penzing. Drive past buildings designed by Max Fabiani, Otto Wagner and Joze Plecnik before arriving at the astonishing Steinhof Church which occupies a fantastic site on the "Baumgartner" heights.

Dinner: Farewell dinner in a "Heurige," a typical wine inn in one of the villages outside of Vienna. Enjoy wine of the current vintage and a tasty buffet with typical Viennese dishes.

Lodging: Austria Trend Hotel Lassalle

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Petr is located in a quiet part of Prague only 15 minutes walking distance or two tram stops from the city center and famous historical sites such as the Charles Bridge and the National Theater. The hotel was built in 1910 and was beautifully restored in 1995. It was newly furnished in 2009, welcoming you for a peaceful night's rest.

Contact info:
Drtinova 17
Prague 5, 150 00 Czech Republic
phone: +420 257314068
web: www.hotelpetr.cz

Room amenities: Each room has a telephone, hair dryer, safe box, satellite television, coffee & tea making facilities, refrigerator, and free WIFI Internet access.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers 24-hour reception, bar, safe box, air conditioning, free WIFI Internet access, a free computer with Internet in the bar, laundry services (for a fee) and a fax machine (for a fee). Tickets to best cultural events bookable at the front desk via on-line terminal.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Day Eight: Wednesday, June 05 - Introduction to Prague
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Departure for Prague. Welcome to Bohemia in Trebon, a charming historical town close to Austrian-Czech border.

Lunch: Lunch in a local restaurant in Trebon.

Afternoon: Arrive at hotel and settle in. Late afternoon: Introduction to the Prague program followed by a guided orientation walk.

Dinner: Dinner at the local restaurant, Hybernia, near the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Petr

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Petr is located in a quiet part of Prague only 15 minutes walking distance or two tram stops from the city center and famous historical sites such as the Charles Bridge and the National Theater. The hotel was built in 1910 and was beautifully restored in 1995. It was newly furnished in 2009, welcoming you for a peaceful night's rest.

Contact info:
Drtinova 17
Prague 5, 150 00 Czech Republic
phone: +420 257314068
web: www.hotelpetr.cz

Room amenities: Each room has a telephone, hair dryer, safe box, satellite television, coffee & tea making facilities, refrigerator, and free WIFI Internet access.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers 24-hour reception, bar, safe box, air conditioning, free WIFI Internet access, a free computer with Internet in the bar, laundry services (for a fee) and a fax machine (for a fee). Tickets to best cultural events bookable at the front desk via on-line terminal.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Day Nine: Thursday, June 06 - Prague History and Architecture
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Lecture: Art and Architecture of Prague part I, 9th-18th century. Expert-led field trip to the Hradcany area with Prague Castle.

Lunch: Lunch will be at Vikarka, a restaurant next to St. Vitus Cathedral, where the Vikars brewed beer during the time of Charles IV.

Afternoon: A leisure walk through the gardens of Prague Castle will start the second part of our excursion, which brings us to the Lesser Town and Charles Bridge.

Dinner: Panoramic dinner cruise on the Vltava River.

Lodging: Hotel Petr

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Petr is located in a quiet part of Prague only 15 minutes walking distance or two tram stops from the city center and famous historical sites such as the Charles Bridge and the National Theater. The hotel was built in 1910 and was beautifully restored in 1995. It was newly furnished in 2009, welcoming you for a peaceful night's rest.

Contact info:
Drtinova 17
Prague 5, 150 00 Czech Republic
phone: +420 257314068
web: www.hotelpetr.cz

Room amenities: Each room has a telephone, hair dryer, safe box, satellite television, coffee & tea making facilities, refrigerator, and free WIFI Internet access.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers 24-hour reception, bar, safe box, air conditioning, free WIFI Internet access, a free computer with Internet in the bar, laundry services (for a fee) and a fax machine (for a fee). Tickets to best cultural events bookable at the front desk via on-line terminal.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Day Ten: Friday, June 07 - Art Nouveau and Cubism in Prague / Old Town
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Lecture: Art and Architecture of Prague part II, 19th and 20th century. Field trip to the Art Nouveau Municipal House. Then walk via Prague's most elegant boulevards, Na Prikope and Wenceslas Square, to the Museum of Czech Cubism. Located in the House of Black Madonna, an outstanding piece of Cubist architecture by Josef Gocár, the museum has an extensive collection of this significant artistic style.

Lunch: Enjoy lunch at Café Oriental in the House of Black Madonna.

Afternoon: Discover the most famous and picturesque part of the medieval city on a guided walking excursion of the Old Town, with its medieval Astronomical Clock. The excursion ends at Wenceslas Square. Enjoy some free time in the late afternoon. A handout will be provided for a self-guided excursion to the oldest European Jewish Ghetto with its famous cemetery.

Dinner: Explore local fare on your own.

Evening: Enjoy a free evening. A variety of cultural events are available through our local staff.

Lodging: Hotel Petr

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Petr is located in a quiet part of Prague only 15 minutes walking distance or two tram stops from the city center and famous historical sites such as the Charles Bridge and the National Theater. The hotel was built in 1910 and was beautifully restored in 1995. It was newly furnished in 2009, welcoming you for a peaceful night's rest.

Contact info:
Drtinova 17
Prague 5, 150 00 Czech Republic
phone: +420 257314068
web: www.hotelpetr.cz

Room amenities: Each room has a telephone, hair dryer, safe box, satellite television, coffee & tea making facilities, refrigerator, and free WIFI Internet access.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers 24-hour reception, bar, safe box, air conditioning, free WIFI Internet access, a free computer with Internet in the bar, laundry services (for a fee) and a fax machine (for a fee). Tickets to best cultural events bookable at the front desk via on-line terminal.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Day Eleven: Saturday, June 08 - Trade Fair Palace / Villa Bilek
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Field trip to the Trade Fair Palace - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. En-route see "Fred and Ginger" or "Dancing House," designed by Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunic, one of the few houses in Prague that dynamically enters the space of the street. The Trade Fair Palace is the largest gallery space in Prague with the city's finest collection of paintings, objects of art, statues and other exhibits featuring art from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Here, we will view many works by French artists such as; Delacroix, Courbet, Sisley, Pissaro, Monet, Seurat, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Gauguin, Cezanne, Matisse, Chagall, Rousseau, Picasso and Rodin. We will also become familiar with Czech Fine Art featuring works by Kuaka, Drtikol, Filla, Zrzavy, Spala, Lada, Trnka, Sudek, Knizak (present director of the gallery), and Pistek (bearer of the Oscar for the costumes to the movie Amadeus, and many others).

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Visit Villa Bilek, artist Frantisek Bílek's studio villa that he designed and built in Prague's Hradcany quarter between 1910 and 1911. Bílek was primarily a sculptor and printmaker, but inspired by religious faith, he also designed and created environments that would enhance the spirituality of human life. Enjoy a little free time before attending a church concert in St. Nicolas Church, the pearl of Prague Baroque where Mozart played the organ.

Dinner: Dine at a restaurant near the Charles Bridge.

Evening: Enjoy the evening on an optional walk.

Lodging: Hotel Petr

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Petr is located in a quiet part of Prague only 15 minutes walking distance or two tram stops from the city center and famous historical sites such as the Charles Bridge and the National Theater. The hotel was built in 1910 and was beautifully restored in 1995. It was newly furnished in 2009, welcoming you for a peaceful night's rest.

Contact info:
Drtinova 17
Prague 5, 150 00 Czech Republic
phone: +420 257314068
web: www.hotelpetr.cz

Room amenities: Each room has a telephone, hair dryer, safe box, satellite television, coffee & tea making facilities, refrigerator, and free WIFI Internet access.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers 24-hour reception, bar, safe box, air conditioning, free WIFI Internet access, a free computer with Internet in the bar, laundry services (for a fee) and a fax machine (for a fee). Tickets to best cultural events bookable at the front desk via on-line terminal.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Day Twelve: Sunday, June 09 - Music in Prague
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Lecture: Music in Prague. Learn about local composers Smeatna and Dvorak, and traces of Mozart in Prague. Then take a field trip to the backstage of the Estates Theatre where Mozart himself conducted Don Giovanni.

Lunch: Enjoy local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Free time. There will be the possibility to visit the Mucha Museum on your own.

Dinner: Farewell dinner with a folk show.

Lodging: Hotel Petr

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Thirteen: Monday, June 10 - Departures
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Depart.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Vienna
Concert HallThere are many concert halls in Vienna, including the State Opera, Volkstheater, Musikverein, Konzerthaus and Kursalon. See your program staff for concert options.
Sigmund Freud MuseumFor almost half a century, from 1891 to 1938, Dr. Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, lived and worked in his home before he was forced to emigrate following the Anschluss. This house, which was both his office and private apartment, is now a museum. Thanks to Dr. Freud's daughter Anna, the museum holds the original furniture from his waiting room, nearly eighty pieces of Freud's collection of antiques and some of his personal belongings. Also available for viewing in the museum's media room are the few existing original film and sound recordings of Sigmund Freud and his family.
For additional information, visit: www.freud-museum.at
Spanish Riding SchoolHoused in the Imperial Palace, the Spanish Riding School is the only institution in the world which has practiced for 430 years and continues to cultivate classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the haute école. The objective is to study the way the horse naturally moves and to cultivate the highest levels of haute école elegance the horse is capable of through systematic training. The result creates an unparalleled harmony between rider and horse, as only Vienna's Spanish Riding School achieves. Performances, morning exercises and guided tours are available.
For additional information, visit: www.srs.at/en/
The Albertina GalleryThe Albertina Gallery has one of the largest and most valuable graphical collections in the world, with works such as Dürer's "Hare" and Klimt's studies of women. Its latest exhibition presents masterpieces of modern art, spanning from Monet to Picasso and Baselitz. As Hapsburg's largest residential palace, the Albertina dominates the southern tip of the Imperial Palace on one of the last remaining fortress walls in Vienna. It is next to the State Opera.
For additional information, visit: www.albertina.at
Prague
Convent of St. Agnes of BohemiaThe Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia is a wonderful exhibition of medieval art in Bohemia and Central Europe, spanning from 1200 to 1550 AD.
For additional information, visit: www.ngprague.cz
Mucha MuseumSituated in the 18th century Kaunitz Palace, the Mucha Museum displays the work of Alphonse Mucha, most widely known for the posters he made for Sarah Bernhardt in the fashionable world of fin-de-siècle Paris. On display are over 100 paintings, photographs, charcoal drawings, pastels, lithographs and personal memorabilia celebrating the life and work of this Art Nouveau artist.
For additional information, visit: www.mucha.cz
Sternberg PalaceThe value of European art from the Classical Era to the close of Baroque is seen on permanent display, at the Sternberg Palace.
For additional information, visit: www.ngprague.cz

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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27 meals: 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
2 Performances

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