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    BBYO Passport: Central Europe Discovery

    BBYO Passport: Central Europe Discovery

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Austria
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Other
    • Entering Grade: 11th, 12th, College
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Faith-Based
    • Sub-Categories: History, Jewish, Youth Outreach
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    Explore the heart of Europe on this two-week excursion that whisks you away to fairytale-like landmarks stretching from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Austrian Alps in the south. Uncover centuries of history in cities like Berlin, Warsaw, Prague, Krakow, and Vienna.

    Central Europe’s rich heritage of nationalities and languages is ready to discover with visits to landmarks dating back to the Middle Ages. On a journey through Germany, Poland, Czechia, and Austria, we’ll retrace some of history’s darkest moments with solemn visits to sites like the Warsaw Ghetto, Auschwitz, the Berlin Wall, and Oscar Schindler’s factory. We’ll also take in the region’s most uplifting and breathtaking sights, with stops to go stand-up paddleboarding on the Vltava River, hiking in the Wachau Valley, and exploring the trendy neighborhoods of Warsaw. Some of our must-see destinations on this program: The Historic Centre of Kraków—situated at the foot of the Royal Wawel Castle, Europe’s largest market square contains the medieval site of Kazimierz with its ancient synagogues in the southern part of town Prague’s Astronomical Clock (Prague Orloj), the oldest in the world still in operation Wieliczka Salt Mines—with works of art, underground chapels, and statues sculpted in the salt, we’ll see a mesmerizing community that has formed beneath our feet