Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this city pulses with life. The cobbled streets of the German capital date back 750 years; yet a fresh vibrancy pervades the boulevards, the markets, the hundreds of trendy night spots and the thousands of pubs and restaurants. This five-day getaway will familiarize you with the old, and the new, of a reunified country.
From medieval Old Towns to modern metropolises, discover a Germany that is history-conscious but forward-looking. Begin in artsy, edgy Berlin, reunited Germany’s political and cultural capital and end in Munich, capital of Bavarian food and culture as well as hundreds of years of history that changed the world.
In 1634, the residents of the tiny village in the Bavarian Alps made a promise to God to produce a play about the life and death of Jesus if He saved their town from the ravages of Europe's Black Plague. The following month, the death toll dropped to just one afflicted person. Since then, the residents of Oberammergau have performed their play on open-air stages for 380 years. This Edventure takes travelers to the 42nd presentation of the Passion Play, as well as to Munich, Lucerne and Bern, and magnificent Paris!
In 1634, the residents of the tiny village in the Bavarian Alps made a promise to God to produce a play about the Passion of Jesus if He saved their town from the ravages of Europe's Black Plague. The month following their vow, the death toll dropped to just one. Since its first production 380 years ago, residents of Oberammergau prepare to perform their play on open-air stages for the 42nd time. This Edventure also takes travelers to the canals of Venice, the Bavarian capital of Munich, and the beautiful Alpine town of Innsbruck.
From medieval Old Towns to modern metropolises, discover a Germany that is history-conscious but forward-looking, then raise a stein of Bavarian beer at Munich's Oktoberfest.
Journey from Switzerland’s mountain-lined Lake Lucerne to France’s inspiring Lake Annecy, as Europeans have done for centuries, in search of health, recreation and beauty. Take in the picturesque Charmonix Valley, stroll Italy’s Lake Como, cross Liechtenstein and hit the winter wonderland of Innsbruck just before its most popular season. End your Edventure in Munich, the lively capital of Bavaria, where you’ll join thousands of beer lovers from around the world in celebrating Oktoberfest.
Treat your taste buds to sweet Belgian chocolate and crisp Bavarian beer on this culinary adventure. You’ll journey through Belgium and Germany, from enchanting Bruges to medieval Bamberg to lively Munich. Bring your appetite as you discover the local beers, fare and traditions that make these regions such celebrated destinations.
In Amsterdam, your attention focuses on the picturesque canals that make the very first moments here feel like you've been transported to a story book land. As you make your way up north, through Germany's north country and its second largest city and on in Denmark, a special charm takes hold. Quaint Copenhagen is the home of Hans Christen Andersen; and the Little Mermaid statue by the harbor shows a real admiration for his literary achievements and the legends and history of these fascinating countries.
Hit the slopes in this winter wonderland that lies in the shadow of the spectacular soaring alpine peaks of the Swiss Alps. Your Edventure begins in southern Switzerland and winds through three countries. You'll end your tour in Munich, the lively capital of Bavaria and home of the world-famous Oktoberfest. Don't ski or snowboard? No problem! A winter Edventure still awaits you in the beauty of the Alpine towns, and alternate activities are always available to enjoy!