Educational Travel

"Pursuing education and adventure in different parts of the world!"

Each year during spring break, Notre Dame students, faculty, alumni, staff, and friends travel together to various overseas destinations. Students may earn academic credit for the trips, which serve as a supplement to classroom learning and build a sense of community.


See our blog from past trips:

          2018 Notre Dame College Spring Break Educational Travel Trip
           Archdukes and Emperors
        (Munich, Prague, Budapest, Bratislava, Brno, Salzburg)

              March 1 –March 10, 2018

                2018 Spring Break Trip

Round-Trip Flights
Daily Breakfast and Dinner
Centrally Located Hotels
24-Hour Tour Manager
Admissions to Listed Sites

Visits to:

  • Dublin Tour with Guide
  • Munich Tour with Guide
  • Dachau Concentration CampMemorial
  • Prague Tour with Guide
  • Hradcany Castle
  • Budapest Tour with Guide
  • Vienna Tour with Guide
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Salzburg Tour with Guide
  • Mozart’s Birthplace Museum….
Cost of Trip:  
For Students: $2,946
For Adults: $3,466


For more information please contact:
Roslyn Scheer-McLeod
Phone: 216.373.5265



Tentative Itenarary

Mar 1, Overnight Flight Depart from the USA.
Mar 2, Munich Arrive in Munich, meet our ACIS Tour Manager, and begin exploring the capital of Bavaria. (D)

Mar 3, Munich

Sightseeing tour of Munich, including the Marienplatz with its famed Glockenspiel, the Viktualienmarkt food and flower market, and the Englischer Gartens. In the afternoon, we visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial, a grim but important reminder of the Nazi era. After dinner, perhaps a stroll to the famous Hofbrauhaus.(B,D)

Mar 4, Prague

We drive to Nuremberg and explore this city, notable centuries ago for its contributions to early astronomy and printing. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town and see the beautiful medieval architecture. Continue on to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. (B,D)

Mar 5, Prague

Prague is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities as you’ll see during a guided tour. A local expert will show us the quaint Malá Strana (Czech for “Lesser Quarter,” named for its location at the foot of Prague’s ancient castle) and the graceful Charles Bridge, built during the 14th century. We’ll also visit the fortress-like Hradčany Castle complex, perched high above the city. This evening, we’ll wander the checkerboard, cobblestone streets of the medieval Old Town and watch the street performers in the main square. (B,D)

Mar 6, Budapest

We leave Prague and stop briefly in Brno to see the medieval Špilberk Castle and the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. Continue into Hungary, to Budapest, known as the Paris of Eastern Europe.(B,D)

Mar 7, Vienna

Explore Hungary’s capital, which is made up of the hilly Buda district and flat Pest, split in two by the Danube. A morning guided sightseeing tour includes Castle Hill, Matthias Church and Heroes’ Square. Enjoy an afternoon drive to Bratislava, Slovakia for a quick visit, then across the Austrian border to the lovely city of Vienna. (B,D)

Mar 8, Salzburg

On our morning sightseeing tour of Vienna, a local guide shows us the glory of the former Imperial capital including the Ring, Hofburg Palace complex, Opera House, St.Stephen’s Cathedral and the interior of Schönbrunn Palace. In the afternoon we journey to Salzburg, known as the most musical of all Austrian cities. Perhaps, gain a perspective of the Old Town by climbing Kapuzinerberg Hill for its panoramic view. (B,D)

Mar 9, Salzburg

See the enchanting sights of Salzburg on a guided sightseeing tour that will highlight many of the city’s “Sound of Music” sites including the  manicured gardens in front of the Mirabell Palace, the Sound of Music churchyard, and the stunning Baroque Dom Cathedral. Visit Mozart’s Birthplace Museum on the crowded shopping street, the Getreidegasse. The afternoon is free to explore Salzburg on your own.(Perhaps visit the Hohensalzburg Fortress)located 400 feet above the city center, or the art collection at the Residenzgalerie. On your last evening you might want to try a cappuccino or hot chocolate at Café Tomaselli, or ice cream from Icezeit in the Chiemsegasse. (B,D)
Mar 10, Departure Depart for the USA.(B)



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