Day 1
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Departure

En route to München.

Included Meals: None

Day 2
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München

Spend three days exploring Bavaria’s beautiful Stadt mit Herz. Stroll through the Altstadt and don’t miss the Glockenspiel am Marienplatz. Enjoy an Xperitas Welcome Dinner. 

Included Meals: Dinner

Day 3
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München

Visit the baroque Schloss Nymphenburg. Find tasty dishes for lunch at the lively Viktualienmarkt. Tour Olympic Park and visit the Deutsches Museum or the BMW Museum.

Included Meals: Breakfast 

Day 4
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München

Enjoy a day visiting one of King Ludwig’s castles and experience the charm of Alpine villages like Füssen or Garmisch-Partenkichen.

Included Meals: Breakfast 

Day 5
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Travel to the medieval village of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Walk along the town wall, visit the Kriminalmuseum and be sure to try a Schneeball, a local specialty. Listen to the Nachtwächter share Rothenburg’s unique history.

Included Meals: Breakfast 

Days 6-11
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Family Stay

This is what you’ve been waiting for! Spend six memorable days with your Deutsche Familie, experiencing everyday life, using your language skills in real-life situations and making new friends.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  

Days 12-14
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Berlin

You won’t want to leave, but it’s time to bid your host family farewell and head to the capital! Visit the Brandenburger Tor and Checkpoint Charlie, while pedaling your way around Berlin on a guided Fahrradtour. Don’t miss the 360-degree view from the glass dome of the Reichstag. Ride the S-Bahn from Bahnhof Zoo to Alexanderplatz. Explore the historic streets of Mitte and modern Potsdamer Platz. Visit Potsdam and marvel at Schloss Sanssouci. Reflect on the last two weeks with your Mitreisenden at your farewell dinner on your last evening.

Included Meals: Days 12 - 14 Breakfast | Day 14 Dinner 

Day 15
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Return

It seems too soon to say, “Tschüß,” but it’s time to board your plane and return to the U.S.

Included Meals: Breakfast

What Others Are Saying

Olivia, student

Germany

“I liked having a break from being a tourist and really being exposed to normal life in a different country. The family I stayed with was very welcoming and I’m glad to now have lifelong friends.” 

Hailey, student

Germany

“It was amazing to become part of another family. They treated me as their own and it was wonderful.”

Sarah, student

Germany

“I was able to make a closer connection to the culture and the people. I made a friendship that will last forever and had the experience of a lifetime.”