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2017 Essential Europe – Student Trip

May 21* – June 7, 2017 
*Depart U.S. on May 21 for arrival in London on May 22Caprice map
Tour Operator: AESU – learn more or book online
Price: From $3,898 (Air additional)
Tour Length: 19 days
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Watch a video of the 2015 trip (Thanks, Katie Thore ’15!)

From the pomp and pageantry of London to the snow-capped Austrian Alps; from the glitter of Paris to the glorious art of Florence, Europe’s infinite variety of people, places, and traditions are the perfect setting for a journey that celebrates and educates.

Next to a good education, the best investment in your future is a trip to Europe. Before settling into that new job or graduate school, celebrate your college successes with an unforgettable voyage through eight wondrous countries.

Capture the flavor of the cities and the beauty of the countryside, climb the Eiffel Tower, then bask under the Grecian sun, sample the delicacies and specialties of Germany, England, France, Brussels, Holland, Austria, Belgium, Italy – Europe, in all its splendor, awaits.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart from U.S.
  • Day 2 : London
  • Day 3 : London
  • Day 4 : London / English Channel / Paris
  • Day 5 : Paris
  • Day 6 : Paris
  • Day 7 : Paris / Brussels / Amsterdam
  • Day 8 : Dutch Countryside
  • Day 9 : Cologne / Rhine River Cruise / Heidelberg
  • Day 10 : Heidelberg / Rothenburg / Munich
  • Day 11 : Munich
  • Day 12 : Munich / Berchtesgaden Salt Mines / Salzburg / Alpine Center
  • Day 13 : Alpine Center
  • Day 14 : Austrian Lake District / Venice
  • Day 15 : Venice / Florence
  • Day 16 : Florence
  • Day 17 : Florence / Rome
  • Day 18 : Rome / Vatican City
  • Day 19 : Depart for U.S.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2017 prices and itineraries are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.  

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