May 20-28, 2023
Double Occupancy: $4600 per person
Single Occupancy: $4900 per person
Airfare is not included.
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Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty are tales universally known and beloved. These stories have shaped our imagination, delighted us, and given us hope in dark times. German fairy tales can be traced to the heart of Germany, where Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm - the Brothers - lived and worked. They collected more than 210 unique tales in their Children's and Household Tales, which now belong to the UNESCO’s Register of World Memory. Dive into the magical world of the Brothers Grimm.
Join Go Learn and Professor Karin Baumgartner on an incredibly unique journey to the roots of the Grimm Fairy Tales. Learn how the Brothers Grimm, searching for the roots of a common German language, discovered and collected tales from storytellers and French refugees. Travel with us on the Romantic Road, crossing rivers Neckar, Mosel, Rhein, and Main. Venture into the Spessart Forest, the darkest of all German forests, and discover places of magical repose. Experience a typical German spa and learn about German spa culture. Explore unique German fairy tale towns of half-timbered houses and learn how they survived the calamities of the 20th century, the darkest period of German history. Float on the Rhine River in a nostalgic paddle steamer and watch Romantic fairy tales castles glide by. Taste the famous German Rhine wine and eat traditional German food in a traditional setting. See cobble-stoned university towns that have not changed in 200 years. Experience the world famous Kassel waterworks, a masterpiece of ultimate power that bent water to the will of the ruler. Get to know unknown Grimm fairy tales in a nightly “story time” and learn how the Grimm Brothers reworked their tales over a forty-year period.
Romantic Germany is considered Level Two of Go Learn's three classifications of physical ability levels. For more information regarding physical ability levels click HERE.
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