Journey along the Elbe

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MAY 4-15, 2018 From $4,495
Berlin, Potsdam, Wittenberg, Dresden, Prague
Aboard Elbe Princesse UCLA Faculty on Tour Activity Level: Moderate Hide This
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Journey along the Elbe

MAY 4-15, 2018
Berlin, Potsdam, Wittenberg, Dresden, Prague
Aboard Elbe Princesse

Wend your way through enchanting scenery and centuries of history on an Elbe River cruise aboard a state-of-the-art paddleboat cruiser. Christened in 2016, the MS Elbe Princesse combines intimate, old-fashioned ambiance with modern technology that transports you right into the heart of cities within Germany and the Czech Republic. Admire Berlin’s famed landmarks, including the Reichstag and Brandenburg Gate. Stroll through the terraced Sanssouci gardens and Cecilienhof Palace, site of the Potsdam Conference. In Wittenberg, delve into Martin Luther’s revolutionary teachings. Gaze over the spectacular Elbe Sandstone Mountains, and delight in Litomerice’s colorful architecture. In picturesque Meissen and Dresden, enjoy a choice of entertaining excursions. Marvel at Prague’s breathtaking beauty, and select from tours of the magnificent Prague Castle or the historic Jewish Quarter.

Cost: From $4,495
AHI Travel
Activity Level: Moderate
Faster pace, substantial distances covered, long walks, city walking tours over uneven walking surfaces and stair climbing.

UCLA Faculty on Tour

Fred Burwick
Department of English
Fred Burwick is professor emeritus in the UCLA Department of English, has accompanied UCLA alumni tours through Central Europe on several occasions and has received high praise from his many travelers. During his career, Burwick served as visiting professor at several German universities, including Würzburg, Siegen, Bamberg and Göttingen, and spent two years as the director of the UC Education Abroad Program. He also has lectured at the universities of Cologne, Heidelberg, Leipzig, and Munich as well as at Oxford and Cambridge in England. He has published extensively on British and German Romanticism and was named distinguished scholar by both the British Academy and the Keats-Shelley Association.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $600 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to AHI Travel. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.