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    Travel For Teens: Budapest, Krakow, Vienna and Prague

    Travel For Teens: Budapest, Krakow, Vienna and Prague

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Austria
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Sub-Categories: Culinary Arts
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16
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    Overview

    These incredibly elegant cities have been reborn after the devastations of the 20th century (WWII and the Cold War). Our Eastern Europe program delves into the fascinating modern histories of these four amazingly rich and diverse cultures.

    Take the road less traveled and explore four of the culturally richest cities in Eastern Europe: Budapest, Krakow, Vienna, and Prague. There are hidden treasures around every corner in these imperial cities, from the thermal baths in Budapest, to the quaint streets of Krakow, Vienna’s elegant opera house, and the magical fairytale city of Prague. Learn the fascinating history of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and dive into more recent history to understand these elegant cities have been reborn after the Nazi and Communist occupations. Travel between your destinations on Europe’s modern trains. This program offers a unique and exotic experience to a stunning part of Europe for those teen travelers looking to venture off the beaten path!

    • Explore the Buda Castle District and climb Fishermen’s Bastion for breathtaking views over the Danube River
    • Take an adventurous climbing and crawling tour through the longest cave system in Hungary*
    • Marvel at the beauty of Krakow–from the bustling Old Town Square to the charming side streets adorned with pastel buildings
    • Learn how to make authentic Polish cuisine in a hands-on pierogi cooking class
    • Experience sobering WWII history at the Auschwitz concentration camp
    • Savor a slice of famous Viennese chocolate cake and take an authentic Austrian cooking lesson
    • Visit the elegant Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna and go for a ride at the Prater, the world’s oldest amusement park
    • Bike the streets of Prague like a local and visit the John Lennon Wall, Jewish Quarter, and Astronomical Clock

      *This is an optional excursion

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