Dates

July 6 to 16, 2020

Starting Price

$4,995 + Air + Taxes; Singles $6,490

Deposit per Person

$600

11 Days
Exclusive U-M Departure, Land
AHI
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Questions?

Call Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064

Trip Highlights

Explore the northern Alps in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Delight in views of majestic mountain peaks and wildflower-filled meadows while exploring medieval towns and baroque cities. In Oberammergau, watch a decennial performance of the Passion Play. Stroll through vibrant Munich and enjoy a traditional lunch in a beer garden. Cruise the Bodensee, also called Lake Constance, shared by all three countries, and discover the charm of Lindau, the island city off the German shore. Visit Innsbruck in the Austrian Alps, and stroll through Mozart’s Salzburg, where an evening is devoted to a concert of the genius composer’s best-known arias. Step inside a great medieval monastic library, and learn how Switzerland’s famous Appenzeller cheese is produced at a dairy farm, plus savor a fondue dinner at a mountaintop restaurant. Enjoy an extensive meal plan with wine at dinner and first-class accommodations in Oberstaufen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Salzburg and Munich on this small-group program.

Exclusive Departure: this departure is considered exclusive and the participants are U-M travelers, who consist of alums, family and friends.

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart gateway city

AHI FlexAir passengers depart for Munich, Germany. Please check your luggage from your gateway city to your arrival city. Your claim checks should have the following airport code: MUC.

Meals – Appropriate in-flight meal service

Day 2

Munich, Germany/Oberstaufen

Arrive at Munich Airport. Proceed through immigration to the baggage claim area and retrieve your luggage. After completing customs, AHI FlexAir passengers traveling on flights that qualify for the group arrival transfer and Land Program passengers who have purchased seats on the group transfer should exit the baggage claim area and proceed to the designated meeting spot, where an AHI Travel representative will meet them. The meeting location will be provided with your final documents.

Transfer to the Lindner Parkhotel & Spa. Please note, if you arrive before check-in time, your room may not be immediately available.

After settling into your hotel, join your Travel Director and other travelers for an orientation walk around Bavarian town of Oberstaufen.

Get to know your fellow travelers at a Welcome Reception and Dinner.

Accommodations – Lindner Parkhotel & Spa

Meals – Appropriate in-flight meal service and dinner

Full Itinerary
Your Journey
Meet Your Trip Host

Martin Walsh

Martin Walsh has degrees from Fordham University, the University of Virginia, and a PhD. from Cambridge. He has been teaching at Michigan’s Residential College since 1977 as Head of its Drama Program. Among many other courses, he has regularly taught medieval and Renaissance drama and workshops in the commedia dell’arte. Having taught three semesters in the U-M’s programs in Florence and Rome, he has travelled extensively in Italy and has a broadbackground in Italian medieval and Renaissance art, the Cult of the Saints, and public festivals such as Siena’s famous Palio.

By participating in an Alumni Association of University of Michigan travel trip, you have stated that the Alumni Association has the exclusive right to use video and other visual/audio portrayals of You or Your likeness taken during Your trip in any medium of any nature whatsoever for any purpose, including advertising or promoting the services of the trip without any compensation being paid to You. Any such portrayal or likeness shall be the exclusive property of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan.

Dates

July 6 to 16, 2020

Starting Price

$4,995 + Air + Taxes; Singles $6,490

Deposit per Person

$600

11 Days
Exclusive U-M Departure, Land
AHI
Learn about Travel Insurance

Questions?

Call Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064