Austria, Germany, and Switzerland
The Marianapolis trip to Central Europe includes visits to Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Students will explore the cities of Vienna, Lucerne, and Munich. Students will experience the Glockenspiel in Munich, in the spectacular Alpine mountains of Switzerland, at the fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstein, the images and atmosphere conjure up ancient stories and fables. Modern and medieval history will be a focus of the trip and students will develop a deeper understanding of past Germanic identities up to the contemporary understanding of what it means to be European in the 21st century.