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Incredible Germany 


with Switzerland Extension!

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September 4th - 12th (or 16th*), 2024 
9 or 13 days

*4-day extension to Switzerland an additional $995

**dates subject to change by 2 days depending on availability

Cost: $3295 Includes: all international flights, nightly 3-star accommodations, round-trip shuttle service from West Michigan to Chicago airport, all ground transportation in Germany & Switzerland, 2 full-time travel directors, local tour guides, & all listed admissions & tours.  Other expenses not included are: most meals, checked baggage, optional excursions, and travel insurance.

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Fly to Berlin, Germany


Transfer from Grand Rapids or Chicago O’Hare Airport for our flight to Germany’s impressive capital, Berlin! Our flight will include all meals, beverages, and entertainment. If the Chicago option is decided, we will provide roundtrip private shuttle transportation from West Michigan to the Chicago O’Hare Airport.



Berlin, Germany


Arrive in Berlin this morning. After clearing customs, collecting luggage, and exchanging currency, we will proceed to our private bus that will take us to our centrally located hotel. After settling into our rooms, we will meet our local German tour guide in Altstadt (old town) Berlin. They will take us on an in-depth cultural walking tour of the city. Visit sites such as:


  • Checkpoint Charlie

  • The Reichstag

  • Brandenburg Gate

  • Berlin Wall

  • Museum Island

  • Gendarmenmarkt

  • And so much more!


Afterwards, enjoy free time to explore the city and opt for a visit to the Checkpoint Charlie Museum.

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Berlin Cathedral
Spree River


Berlin, Germany


Enjoy a visit to the Berlin Botanical Garden today, which is the 2nd largest botanical garden in the world! The sheer size and lush density of the plant life are astounding. View exotic and endangered plants that thrive in this environment. The garden features 100 acres of gardens, 22,000 plant species, 16 greenhouses, waterfalls, and more!

Afterwards, you will have a free day in Berlin where you can opt for one of our fun optional excursions!


  • Berlin by Bike

Cycle through the city at a leisurely pace while we follow our guide to visit iconic landmarks throughout the city on this 3.5-hour bike tour.

  • Icebar Experience 

Ready to visit the coolest bar in Berlin? Literally! This bar celebrates the German arctic expedition of 1868, which inspires the decor. Borrow a down coat and slip on some gloves (provided by the bar) and enjoy cocktails in this frosty winter wonderland. (3 drinks are included). 

Berlin Botanical Garden
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Berlin Botanical Garden
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Icebar Experience
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Icebar Experience 


Berlin, Germany 


Berlin has so much to offer. Enjoy a free day to adventure on your own or opt for one of our recommended optional excursions!


  • Pergamon Museum Skip-the-line Ticket

The Pergamon Museum is the most popular museum in Germany! Our skip-the-line ticket will grant us access to the best museum in Berlin. Enjoy wandering the museum to view antiquities from ancient empires. 

  • 10 Tastings Food Tour

Ready to taste the best food in Berlin? Satisfy your cravings for local food and culture with highlights along the way, together with a foodie host. Enjoy 10 delicious and typical tastings that range from sweet to savory as well as drinks on a tasty food tour in Berlin.

  • Full-Day Tour to Potsdam 

Potsdam is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. This city was a sanctuary to Federick the Great. Our group will travel by train to this picturesque town to view the Sans Souci Palace, cross the Bridge of Spies,  learn about the "Potsdam Conference" of WWII, and so much more!

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10 Tastings Tour
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Pergamon Museum
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Sans Souci Palace and Gardens
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The New Palace (a royal residence of Frederick the Great)


Munich, Germany


Today, voyage by high-speed train southward to the exciting Bavarian city of Munich! Munich is host to several of Europe’s largest breweries and tons of great museums. When we arrive, we will transfer to our centrally located hotel and have time to relax and unwind.


Later, join your guide for an introduction tour of the city. We will see iconic sites such as:

  • The Marienplatz

  • New Town Hall

  • Frauenkirche (Cathedral)

  • Odeonsplatz

  • The Royal Residence Palace and Gardens

  • And so much more!

This evening, explore Munich on your own. 



  • Classical Music by Candlelight

Join us for a classical concert illuminated by candlelight at the Munich Residenz. Listen to masterful music composed by Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Haydn, and more! 

Classical Concert
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Deutsche Bahn Train 
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Royal Residence Palace 


Munich, Germany


Today, enjoy a visit to the 17th century Nymphenburg Palace; glimmering with intricate baroque interiors and decorated in gold with its vivid murals. Our skip-the-line tickets will grant us access to view the opulent palace and gardens. Spend as much time here as you wish and later enjoy free time back in the city center.


  • Hofbraühaus Beer Hall Dinner


The Hofbraühaus is one of the oldest and most iconic breweries in the world! Join us for a traditional dinner and beer at the delicious Hofbraühaus. 

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Interior of Nymphenburg Palace
Nymphenburg Palace
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Interior of Nymphenburg Palace
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Hofbrauhaus Beer Hall


Munich, Germany


Today is a free day to adventure through the city, relax, or choose one of our cool excursions!




  •  Bavarian Beer and Food Tour

Visit the famous Viktualienmarkt Food Market, beer gardens, and other local gems on this delicious tour of the city! Come hungry to taste delicious dishes and learn about the time-honored techniques of German beer brewing. 

  • Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site 

Dive into the humbling history of the atrocities that happened in WWII. We will travel by train and bus to the memorial site. Next, our skip-the-line tickets will grant us access to the sites where we will earn about the dark history as we view the barracks, cells, and crematoriums.


  • Day Tour through Rothenberg and Harburg

Travel through time on Germany’s most picturesque route, the Romantic Road. We will stop at the 11th-century Harburg Castle and continue on to Rothenberg. This village is a beautifully preserved medieval town with cobbled lanes, and half-timbered houses.

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Harburg Castle


Neuschwanstein Castle


Today, we will traverse by coach to the see the beautiful sights of the Bavarian countryside and explore the castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof! Choose to take an interior tour of King Ludwig II’s rococo-style castle that has inspired Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle. There will be time to also explore the village of Hohenschwangau before heading to the Linderhof Castle. Feel free to adventure the lavished home and grounds at your own leisure. Afterwards, enjoy a bonus stop in the beautiful city of Oberammergau for shopping and taking pictures before heading back to Munich.

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Interior of Neuschwanstein
Linderhof Castle


Fly Home OR Extension to Switzerland


Today, we will say goodbye to the passengers flying home and the rest of us will continue our adventure on to Switzerland by train. Lucerne has been rated as the most beautiful village in all of Switzerland as its nestled between snow-capped mountains and a pristine lake. We will check-in to our hotel in the afternoon and enjoy a guided walking tour of the highlights of Lucerne.


Our guide will take you through the alleys of Old Town, the famous wooden Chapel Bridge, and the “mournful and moving” Lion Monument.


Free time afterwards.

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River Reuss in Lucerne
Lucerne, Switzerland
Historic covered bridge in Lucerne


Lucerne, Switzerland


This morning, tour the magnificent bays of Lake Lucerne aboard an elegant yacht on this 1-hour cruise. Sit back and relax on the main deck or upper deck while your expert captain takes you along Switzerland’s most stunning lake, surrounded by majestic mountain peaks, forests and meadows.


Afterwards, have a free day in Lucerne or opt for one of these fun-filled optional excursions!



  • Tandem Paragliding 

Fly through the stunning foothills of the Swiss Alps with your pilot for panoramic views on this thrilling flight! Sit back and relax while your experienced pilot navigates you through the air. 

  • Swiss Watchmaker Atelier 

View the artistry of making luxury timepieces in this family-owned design house. Learn about the process and skill that goes into creating an authentic Swiss watch. 

  • Lucerne E-Bike Tour

Leisurely bike through the valley of Lucerne on an electric bike. Feel the wind in your hair and pedal at your own pace. Scaling this city is no problem aboard an e-bike. Throughout the tour, our guide will stop at landmarks to take pictures and learn about the village. 

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Tandem Paragliding in the Swiss Alps
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Swiss Watch Atelier Tour
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E-Bike Tour near Lake Lucerne


Interlaken & Grindelwald, Switzerland


Immerse yourself in the Alpine beauty of Interlaken and Grindelwald on a full-day tour of the majestic mountain region from Lucerne. Take in the enchanting scenery as we travel to Interlaken; a gorgeous resort located at the foot of the Bernese Oberland Alps. Spend some leisurely free time exploring independently. Next, we head to Grindelwald, known as ‘Glacier Village’ due to its impressive array of glaciers. Choose to ascend the summit of Mount First by cable car to see stunning panoramas of the surrounding sights before returning to Lucerne.


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Cable Car to Mount First in Grindelwald


Zurich, Switzerland


Today, we will take the train to the famous city of Zurich! This is a colorful, eclectic place where the Limmat River carves through the scenic city to the northern shores of Lake Zurich with views of the Swiss Alps in the distance.


After we check-in to our hotel, there is free time to explore the city.


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Zurich, Switzerland
Altstadt (Old Town) Zurich


Fly Home

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Say goodbye to Europe, as we make our way back to the airport for our flight back home. 

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