Germany has long been called the land of Dichter und Denker – poets and thinkers. However, contemporary Germany is also the land for travelers and explorers seeking multicultural and dynamic cities, bucolic villages, and pristine nature. Ride a bike along an old airport tarmac in Berlin, travel by solar-powered ferry across an Alpine lake, watch the wind turbines and half-timbered houses whiz by through the window of a high-speed train as part of your German adventure. Get an up-close view of Germany that goes beyond Sauerkraut and Bratwurst.
Custom programs in Germany are ideal not just for German language teachers but also educators in history, STEM, government/civics, and the fine arts.
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Check out some of the possible featured experiences of your coming adventure! Each customized itinerary is unique, but these are just a few of the activities which may be available during your program.
Visit a German school
Stay in a medieval castle once home to emperors and knights in Nuremberg
Stroll through the palace grounds and gardens of Potsdam
Ride a solar-powered ferry across one of Europe's largest freshwater lakes, the Bodensee.
See for yourself why Dresden is called "the Florence of the North."
Learn about art, science, history, and local food in the dynamic city of Munich
Get to know multicultural Berlin with a mosque visit and meal in a Turkish restaurant
Enter the Berlin underground through its tunnels, bunkers, and secret passageways
Experience small town life in Halberstadt
Explore a medieval cathedral
Explore the bustling city of Frankfurt
Bike through the medieval streets of historic Nuremberg
Conquer a ropes course and hike with a ranger at a clean energy hostel in the Black Forest.
This being my first experience with an international trip for my child I have nothing to compare it to. However I feel Walking Tree did an excellent job from conception to completion with informing me on costs, what to expect, safety concerns, and sharing the experience through their blog. While I was worried about how safe my child would be on a trip… on the other side of the world, she told me that she felt safer than school safe.