Travel For Teens: Europe for Older Teens – Amsterdam, Munich, Swiss Alps and Venice


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 17, 18
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    Visit Amsterdam, Munich, the Swiss Alps, and Venice on this epic European program designed specifically for older teens. Join us for the ideal mix of insider knowledge, travel know-how, and fun as our groups winds its way by train through some of the best of the continent!

    Journey through four European countries and discover what it really means to backpack Europe with Travel For Teens! Our approach is rooted in the classic backpacker strategy – travel by rail, explore cities with a wide variety of daily choices, and leave ourselves open to the spontaneous possibilities that every day brings. This is our original Older Teens trip and is a classic combination of some of the best cities and natural beauty in Europe. We will begin with the northern canals in quaint Amsterdam and travel all the way down to the canals of charming Venice. In between, there will be plenty of time to explore famous sites such as Anne Frank’s House and fairytale castles in Munich. Take a guided tour of the Van Goh Museum, and get your adrenaline pumping with adventure activities such as hiking and canyoneering in the Swiss Alps.

    Our Older Teens trips are specially designed for high school students who want to gain a global perspective before heading out into the “real world.” We are all about a hands-on approach to travel, where we go beyond the casual tourist experience, take public transportation, and learn how daily life really is in each place we visit. We provide a unique and carefully crafted itinerary that allows for more challenges and independence. We encourage teens on these trips to learn how to use a Eurail pass along with other handy travel skills so that they become confident and able to take on even more of the world in the future!

    Join us for the ideal mix of insider knowledge, travel know-how, and fun as our groups winds its way by train through some of the best of the continent!

    Reviews (3)

    • Amazing time in Europe!
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      Reviewed on 20/11/2018 by Jess

      This was my second trip with Travel for Teens and I was just as amazed by this one! The councilors are so knowledgeable when it comes to travel and made everything so much easier, especially for teens leaving the country for the first time. It's always scary to travel without anyone you know, but the councilors make everyone so comfortable with each other and you end up leaving trips with lasting friendships. Through my TFT trip, I was able to see so many different parts of Europe that I never thought would be possible in one trip. I tried different foods from every culture and interacted with locals. On TFT trips, you see the major landmarks in each city, but also the smaller, locally loved hidden gems. I always come back from my TFT trips with too many incredible stories, my friends get sick of hearing them! Now all I want to do is travel and hopefully study abroad some day because TFT opened my eyes to the world.

    • For Older Teens: Amsterdam, Munich, Swiss Alps, Venice
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      Reviewed on 30/10/2018 by Meagan
    • 'Europe for Older Teens: Amsterdam, Munich, Swiss Alps & Venice' is the trip to go on!
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      Reviewed on 25/10/2018 by Sydney J
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