Published on: November 01, 2007Join Lone Star College-Kingwood for an exciting spring break trip to Switzerland, Austria and Germany, March 7-16. This trip provides a wonderful opportunity for members of the community and college to make new friends while exploring some of Europe's most scenic destinations with a professional tour guide and college host, Diane Blanco.
The trip begins with an overnight flight to Frankfurt, Germany and includes tours of the city. Travel to historic Wurzburg before continuing on to the 16th century town of Rothenburg. Drive along one of the most beautiful roads in the world, the Romantic Road, before arriving in Munich. Tour the Olympic Stadium, Victory Arch and the Marienplatz with its Gothic town hall and glockenspiel while in Munich.
Leaving Munich, pass Lake Chiemsee and head for Salzburg, the setting for "The Sound of Music" movie; see Mozart's birthplace and Cathedral Square. From Salzburg travel to Innsbruck and see the Imperial Palace and the Golden Roof. Then visit Vaduz, the capital of the tiny principality of Liechtenstein, at 16 square miles one of Europe's smallest countries.
Arrive in Lucerne and take the cable car to the summit of the impressive Mount Pilatus. Later, explore the medieval town, take a lakeside walk and visit their excellent shops.
Stop at the Rhine Falls and cross the German border into the Black Forest and enjoy views of old town Heidelberg and the Neckar River before heading back to Frankfurt for the flight home.
The cost for the trip is $2600 per person, double occupancy, which includes round-trip airfare on American Airlines, hotel costs, transfer fees, eight buffet breakfasts, 3 three-course table d'hote dinners or buffets and trip insurance. Individuals may use frequent flyer miles. First-class hotels will include Sheratons, Hiltons, and at least one elegant local hotel. For individuals who would like a private room, the cost is an additional $390. Reservations should be made with Ann Chamberlain at Kingwood Travel as soon as possible, as space is limited. Contact Ann at 281-358-5464 or ann@firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lone Star College-Kingwood Leisure Travel Program was formed to provide affordable opportunities to travel and meet new friends while supporting our student scholarship program. $100 goes directly to the Lone Star College-Kingwood Endowed Scholarship for each traveler and each traveler will receive a tax-deductible donation form for use when they file their income tax.
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