Day 1: Depart from your preferred hub airport with the group (IAD or LAX). The group will be accompanied by tour coaches and Beyond Sports staff for the duration of the tour.
Day 2: Arrive to Paris in the morning. Explore downtown Paris with a guided tour (Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral). Hotel check-in in the evening.
Day 3: Climb the Montparnasse Tower for a panoramic view of Paris. Practice #1 in the afternoon then depart to the historic region of Normandy. Hotel check-in and dinner in the evening.
Day 4: Spend the morning visiting the city of Caen and its Memorial commemorating World War II. In the afternoon we'll depart for Omaha Beach, a major landing area in the Normandy Invasion during WWII (D Day). Return to Paris in the evening for dinner and hotel check-in.
Day 5: Practice #2 in the morning followed by departure to the city of Strasbourg; a blend of German and French culture as it sits right on the border of the two countries.
Day 6: Guided tour of Strasbourg before traveling across the border for your final four nights in Munich, Germany. Practice #3 in the evening followed by dinner and hotel check-in.
Day 7: Take a guided bike tour of Munich, home to numerous museums and historic architecture. In the afternoon visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the first Nazi concentration camp of the Holocaust during World War II.
Day 8: Take a tour of Hitler's Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus); an architectural masterpiece atop a mountain peak with a 360 degree view of the Bavarian Alps. This building was used exclusively by members of the Nazi Party during WWII.
Day 9: Game day in Munich against a local top division football team! Farewell dinner in the evening.
Day 10: Departure day.
INFO FOR PARENTS
Over the last six years of operating international experiences for thousands of college athletes, we've learned that parents typically have two questions:
1) Will my son/daughter be safe while abroad?
2) Can I come?
Our top concern at all times is student safety during our trips. In an effort to help make you as comfortable as possible before and during your student's experience abroad, we encourage you to set up a time to discuss safety with one of our Program Directors. Also, if you'd like to speak with the parent of a past participant, we'd be happy to facilitate that connection.