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2021 Enchanting Bavaria

May 27 – June 4, 2021
Tour Operator: AHI Travel 
Price: From $4,045 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 9 days
UNC Lecturer: Brent Wissick, Department of Music
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Explore Bavaria’s sublime landscapes on this captivating, seven-night journey based in a deluxe chalet-style hotel and spa in tranquil Oberstaufen. Amid the Allgäu region’s alpine splendor, ride a gondola up Mount Nebelhorn for stellar views and travel through the Walser valley into Austria to Breitach Gorge, one of central Europe’s deepest gorges.

Take in Lake Constance’s exquisite scenery on a cruise to Lindau, where you’ll be charmed by its colorful old town on an island. Journey to impressive landmarks, including the fairy-tale, hilltop Neuschwanstein Castle and the Abbey of St. Gall, a monastery complex and UNESCO World Heritage site featuring a beautiful baroque cathedral and library.

On this small-group adventure, learn about cherished customs and local life during visits to craft workshops, a farmers’ cooperative market, a family farm and a dairy in Appenzell, Switzerland. Enjoy a generous meal plan, including a Bavarian celebration in a traditional alpine hut complete with beer and music, and fondue on a Swiss mountaintop!

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Munich | Oberstaufen
  • Day 3 : Oberstaufen | Upper Allgäu | Breitach Gorge
  • Day 4 : Friedrichshafen | Lake Constance
  • Day 5 : Rettenberg
  • Day 6 : Hindelang
  • Day 7 : St. Gallen | Appenzell
  • Day 8 : Oberstaufen
  • Day 9 : Depart for U.S.

Eligibility

We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a GAA member perk, we require one traveler per room to be a member of the General Alumni Association in order to be eligible to travel. For more information or to join the GAA, contact the membership office at (800) 962-0742 or join online.

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.

Please review all tour documents carefully, especially visa, vaccine and health and safety information. Dietary accommodations cannot be guaranteed. Please contact the tour operator directly if you have any concerns participating in the tour.

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All 2021 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

 

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