Germany

Castles in the Sky

Experience the Bavarian charm of Southern Germany and Austria.

 

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Spend an unforgettable 10 day journey traveling through the beauty of the “Old World” German country side. Begin with Munich, “The City with a Heart”, and slowly venture out into the dense forests and soaring peaks of the Bavarian Alps.

 

Our home base will be the capital city of Bavaria - Munich - a city that is almost 1000 years old. It’s soaring cathedrals, museums, Olympic parks, and medieval shopping squares will be explored on foot and on bicycle. As we begin to move outward into the countryside that surrounds the city we will travel the famed “Romantic Road” through several traditional villages. We will spend a day in the Black Forest, take a cable car to the top of the highest peak in the Northern Alps and visit the castle that was Walt Disney’s inspiration for the famed Cinderella Castle. Our time will end in the city of Salzburg, Austria, made famous by the Sound of Music. Here we will walk the city’s fortress walls, garden’s and shopping areas and end with a bus tour of the Austrian sites that appear in the now famous musical.

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Munich, Germany; Rothenburg, Germany; Freiburg, Germany; Salzburg, Austria

Germany is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states and its capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 137,847 sq mi and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With 80.3 million inhabitants, it is the most populous member state in the European Union.

Be It

Must be in good physical condition. Our trip will require miles of walking as we explore both city and countryside throughout the destination

 

A willingness to be flexible, open-minded and embrace another culture and cuisine that prides itself on being both modern and traditional.

Plan It

July 15 - 24, 2018; $3400

Must by 15-18 years old at the time of the event

Get It

Just bring yourself, a passport, and a sense of adventure!

 

Additional Details

A $200 deposit will be due immediately upon acceptance to this event. (It's part of the event fee, not in addition to it.) You'll need to purchase your round-trip transportation to/from Munich by way of our gateway city airport - EWR. ATS has scholarship opportunities available! Contact ATS for more information or download the form off the website. Specific flight numbers will be provided when we send out the detailed packet around April 1st.

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