Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic Trip

Starting Price $3300 per person
Trip Duration 11 Days
Availibility All Year
Activity Level Medium level of fitness
Highlights

Prague

  • Prague Castle
  • Charles Bridge
  • Boat cruise on the Vlatva River
  • Terezin Concentration Camp

Germany

  • Bradenburg Gate
  • Checkpoint Charlie Museum
  • Sachsenhausen Memorial
  • The Frauenkirche Church in Dresden
  • The Green Vault
  • Kurfurstendamm Avenue

The Netherlands

  • Canadian War cemetery
  • The Liberation museum
  • Boat tour of Amsterdam canals
  • Anne Frank Museum
  • Jewish historical museum
What To Expect

The entirety of Europe is smaller than many singular nations. However, the 50 or so countries jam-packed on the continent pack a fierce punch! Nowhere else in the world exists such a dense offering of food, fashion, history, landmarks, and culture.

Educational Benefits

A visit to Czech Republic transports us through time, from to Czechoslovakia, Nazi Germany, and even back to the  Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Habsburg Empire, and back to the Holy Roman Empire. Germany is the hub of modern day European history, culture, and development in many ways. And visit the Netherlands, a storied European country with a kind people and progressive and beautiful country.

Customization

Student trip itineraries are completely customizable for your group, desires, and needs.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Fly to Netherlands

Depart on your group overnight flight to Amsterdam to begin our Netherlands, Germany and Czech Republic Trip.

Day 2 - Amsterdam

Canal boat of Amsterdam’s famous canals. Visit the Anne Frank museum to see her hiding place. Visit the Jewish Historical museum and the Oud Kerk. Rent a bike to ride check out Vondel Park.

Day 3 - Wageningen

Explore Wageningen, the site where the German troops surrendered in 1945. See the parade commemorating the soldiers and enjoy the festivities of the celebration of freedom the Dutch way! There will be lots of concerts and activities. Return to Amsterdam.

Day 4 - Nijmegen

See the Canadian War Cemetery and the Liberation Museum in Groesbeek to experience Canada’s connections to the Dutch in World War II. Afternoon in Njimegen, the oldest city in the Netherlands. Check out the bicycle museum, Stevenskerk church and explore the Grote Markt.

Day 5 - Berlin via Holten, Osnabruck and Hanover

In Onasbruck we will see the Late-Gothic style city hall, the Dom Sankt Petrus and the Onasbruck Theater. See all the major sites in Hanover: the Maschsee, the Royal Gardens, the Rathaus and explore Kramerstrasse with all of its shops and cafes. Free time in Hanover before continuing on to Berlin.

Day 6 - Berlin

Take a guided tour around the city to see the famous street art, hip cafes and galleries. Visit the famous Brandenburg Gate, the famous Kurfurstendamm Avenue and the Berlin Wall. Enter the Checkpoint Charlie Museum which exhibits the history of the Berlin Wall and the worldwide struggle for human rights.

Day 7 - Sachsenhausen

Day trip to the Sachsenhausen memorial and museum. Explore the history of the site and learning about its past. In the afternoon, we will return to Berlin to visit Museum Island and then head to Mauerpark flea market to explore the local art and shop.

Day 8 - Prague via Dresden

Tour the historic Dresden center which was almost completely destroyed in World War II. See Frauenkirche church, the Semper Opera house, the Royal palace, the Zwinger palace and the Green Vault. This afternoon, we visit the Pfunds Molkerei, a dairy store that is listed in the Guinness book of world records. Then, on to Prague!

Day 9 - Prague

We visit Prague Castle first. It is the largest ancient castle in the world! Next, a river boat floats us down the Vlatva River. See the famous Charles Bridge, the baroque houses in Mala Strana and get a view of the Castle from the water. A visit the Chocolate Museum brings our day to a delicious end.

Day 10 - Prague

Today we visit the Old town square, the Strahov Monastery, the Transit Museum, Kampa Island, and of course the Astronomical clock in the main square. Then we head to the fortress of Terezin, a UNESCO world heritage site and former concentration camp.

Day 11 - Depart for home

Return to the airport in Prague for your flight back home

Transportation
  • Airfare
    Roundtrip group airfare to Europe
  • Coach Bus
    Private coach bus for duration of tour, equipped with A/C, T.V & DVD players, on-board washroom
Accommodation
  • Hotels
    Centrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
  • Hostel
    Centrally located, student friendly hostels
Food

Daily breakfasts and dinners included in tour. Meals at locally owned, run, and delicious restaurants.

Meet Our Leaders
Lia Baird
Did you know?

The Dutch are the tallest people in the world, with an average height of 184 cm for men and 170 cm for women.

Places You’ll Visit

Prague Castle

The largest ancient castle in the world.

Charles Bridge

Construction of the bridge dates back to 1357.

Vlatva River

Enjoy a river boat cruise.

Terezin Concentration Camp

A visit to a WWII concentration camp is a difficult but important stop on the tour.

Bradenburg gate

The famous entrance gate to Berlin.

Checkpoint Charlie Museum

Exhibits the history of the Berlin wall and the struggle worldwide for human rights.

Sachsenhausen Memorial

Memorial to the former Nazi concentration camp in the area.

Frauenkirche Church

After the air-raids this church was left as a pile of rubble until 1994.

Green Vault

Contains the largest collection of treasures in Europe.

Kurfurstendamm Avenue

One of the most famous avenues in Berlin. A must visit!

Canadian War cemetery

Experience Canada’s connections to the Dutch in World War II.

Liberation museum

Experience Canada’s connections to the Dutch in World War II.

Amsterdam canals

Amsterdam is famous for it's canal system.

Anne Frank Museum

Visit Anne Frank's hiding place and learn about the history of her life during the war.

Jewish historical museum

Learn about the history of the Jewish community in Amsterdam, particularly during WWII.

Hanover

Explore the city of Hanover and all it's highlights.