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The History and Culture of Eastern Germany

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Program #19873ENZ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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.
A region most famously known for its fascinating political journey, East Germany has also served as a hub of religious history, enlightenment and the arts. With local experts, explore the cities of Berlin, Dresden, Weimar and Leipzig, and immerse yourself in the robust culture of East Germany.


Highlights

• Meet a member of the German Parliament during a morning at the Bundestag.
• Pay a visit to the homes of Johann Sebastian Bach, Martin Luther, Felix Mendelssohn and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
• Follow in the footsteps of Martin Luther during an expert-led walking exploration of Wittenberg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Activity Notes

Walking up to three miles on flat city sidewalks; some standing.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Berlin, 3 nights; coach to Dresden, 3 nights; coach to Weimar, 3 nights; coach to Leipzig, 4 nights; coach to Berlin, 1 night; departure.

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14 nights of accommodations
37 meals: 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 11 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
28 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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