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2019 Graduation Trip

June 24–July 11, 2019

Tour Operator: AESU

Activity Level: Active

Book and pay in full together with a friend by March 25, 2019 and save $75 each. Use promo code: 19FRIEND75UW.

If you have any questions, please contact AESU at 1-800-638-7640.

Reward yourself for all your hard work with the ultimate escape. The Essential Europe tour offers you 24 days of exploration, adventure, and insight into many of Europe’s most popular and breathtaking countries. The beauty of this journey is the balance of fun excursions, time at leisure and fascinating looks into history and ancient territories. This leaves our tour goers with a well-rounded experience and an opened mind, not to mention memories and new friends to last a lifetime.


  • Guided tours in London, Paris, Florence and Rome led by a local historian
  • Seine River cruise & Rhine River cruise
  • Amsterdam canal cruise
  • 2-day Paris museum pass
  • Tour of Versailles Palace
  • Roma pass (full access to public transport system, reduced admission to museums, music events, theater, etc.)
  • Admission: Heidelberg Castle, Berchtesgaden salt mines, Colosseum & Forum as part of Roma pass


Day 1: Travel to London

Day 2 & 3: London

Day 4: London|English Channel|Paris

Day 5 & 6: Paris

Day 7: Paris|Brussels|Amsterdam

Day 8: Dutch Countryside

Day 9: Cologne|Rhine River Cruise|Heidelberg

Day 10: Heidelberg|Rothenburg|Munich

Day 11: Munich

Day 12: Munich | Berchtesgaden Salt Mines | Salzburg| Alpine Center

Day 13: Alpine Center

Day 14: Austrian Lake District|Venice

Day 15: Venice|Florence

Day 16: Florence

Day 17: Florence|Rome

Day 18: Rome|Vatican City

Day 19: Rome|Travel Home

Optional Post-Tour Extension: Spend five days and nights in Southern Italy & Greece.

Program Itinerary is subject to change. See final brochure for complete details.

Cost Details

Land Only: Starts at $4,095

Please consider purchasing travel insurance to protect your trip. Learn more.

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Great overview of Europe. [It] set me up to be able to come back and explore further later.
Meghann L. ‘17

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