Thursday, March 25
  • Depart Chicago for Dusseldorf at 5:25 p.m.
Friday, March 26
  • Arrive Dusseldorf at 7:35 a.m.
  • Late afternoon arrival to Cologne
Saturday, March 27
  • Day trip to Bonn (Beethoven's birthplace!)
  • Jazz Concert
Sunday, March 28
  • Historical walking tour of Cologne
  • Concert at Brauweiler Abbey or the Altenburger Dom
Monday, March 29
  • Departure for Stuttgart
  • Morning boat ride down the Rhine River
  • Late afternoon arrival in Stuttgart
  • Meet and stay with our host families!
Tuesday, March 30
  • Full day with host families
Wednesday, March 31
  • Spend the day with your host family
  • Concert with Stuttgart Youth Orchestra at the Liederhalle
Thursday, April 1
  • Early departure for Munich
  • Guided walking tour through Munich
Friday, April 2
  • Morning visit of Dachau, the first Nazi concentration camp
  • Departure to Bad Woerishofen, a spa town within one hour of Munich
  • Final concert in Germany
Saturday, April 3
  • Departure from Munich to Chicago at 3:40 p.m.
  • Arrive in Chicago at 6:20 p.m.