Neuschwanstein Castle

Allons-y & Auf Geht’s to France & Germany

14-Day Teacher-Led French and German Immersion Program for Students
Starting from $ 4599.00
14-Day Program | Students of the French language and students of the German language unite for this 14-day trip to both France and Germany. A unique language immersion experience begins for your student group upon your arrival in Paris. Spend some time getting to know the “City of Lights”, then check out the Alsatian city of Strasbourg. Then, students will put their language skills to work while experiencing everyday life with a French or German family. Language skills learned in the classroom come to life in this in-depth language immersion experience in France and Germany. Our unforgettable Family Stay Experience® allows students to become temporary locals and appreciate the French and German lifestyle. Students live, speak the target language, and learn about cultural exchange in a very authentic way. The adventure continues with the wonders of München und Bayern. Visit a real castle and discover the city by bike! Fantastisch! Ask about our guided and small group options.

Includes Family Stay Experience®

14 Day Immersion Program

Most Costs Included in Trip Pricing

Dedicated Planning Assistance

Why You’ll Love This Trip

  • Entrance to Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Castle tour
  • Guided bike tour Munich
  • Guided tour of Nymphenburg Palace
  • Guided tour of Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • Olympic Park Tower
  • Deutsches Museum
  • BMW Museum

Day 1 | Departure

En route to France. Included Meals: None

Day 2 | Paris

Bienvenue à Paris! Get acquainted with this graceful city's cobblestoned streets, charming cafés, and vibrant neighborhoods. Stroll through Montmartre to the white domed Sacré-Coeur. Revel in the enchanting "City of Lights" while you stroll down the Champs-Elysées. Enjoy the priceless treasures of the Louvre, visit the awesome Cathédrale de Notre-Dame, and so much more! Included Meal: None

Day 3 | Paris

This morning you'll travel like the locals on an RER train to Louis XIV's jaw-dropping palace at Versailles. Explore the immaculately manicured palace gardens on foot. Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower and get a bird's eye view of the city. Later, enjoy a free evening chatting in French with a waiter, street vendor, or new local acquaintance.

Day 4 | Paris

Enjoy one last day of shopping and sightseeing in incredible Paris. Seek out a lesser known but equally interesting attraction such as the Musée Marmottan Monet, housing Claude Monet's 1872 Impression, Sunrise, the painting for which the Impressionist movement was named. Take in the city by night during your Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise.

Day 5 | Strasbourg

Hop on the train to Strasbourg, the capital of the Alsace region – can you already spot the German influences? Spend the day exploring this beautiful city on the Rhine River.

Days 6 - 10 | Family Stay

Travel to your homestay community in France or Germany! Make new connections and challenge your language skills while experiencing daily life in France or Germany with your host family. Included Meals: Day 6- Breakfast & Dinner, Days 7-10- Brakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11 | München

You won’t want to leave, but it’s time to bid your host family farewell and head to München! After checking in to your hotel, explore the Altstadt and be sure to see the world-famous "Glockenspiel am Marienplatz." Pedal your way around München on a guided Fahrradtour.

Day 12 | München

Take a full day to explore Bavaria’s beautiful “Stadt mit Herz.” Visit the baroque Schloss Nymphenburg. Enjoy a lunch of Weisswurst at the lively Viktualienmarkt. Tour Olympic Park, the Deutsches Museum or the BMW Museum.

Day 13 | München

Enjoy a journey through the beautiful Bavarian countryside while stopping to visit one of King Ludwig’s castles! Finally, celebrate your experiences together at your Xperitas farewell dinner.

Day 14 | Return

Say goodbye to Europe as you return to the United States.

Price Includes

Round-trip airfare from city listed (and any airline fuel surcharges)
In-country transportation (air, motorcoach, van, as applicable)
All overnight accommodations
Insurance for accidents or illness and trip cancellation coverage due to medical reasons only
International phone allowance $10 per day for one leader while in country
Xperitas Family Stay with all meals included
Local Family Stay Coordinator on call during family stay
24/7 Xperitas emergency support while abroad
Meals as indicated on the itinerary
Entrance fee allowance of $75 per student
Public transit allowance of $20 per student
Activities Included: Entrance to Tour Eiffel , Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise , Castle tour , Guided bike tour Munich , Guided tour of Nymphenburg Palace , Guided tour of Neuschwanstein Castle , Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance: , Olympic Park Tower , Deutsches Museum , BMW Museum ,

Price Excludes

  • Airline baggage fees
  • Increase in air cost due to requests for specific travel dates or airline
  • Costs incurred due to late or missed flights
  • Passport, visa or other document costs
  • Transportation to/from departure city
  • Any meals not indicated on itineraries
  • Spending money and gifts
  • Any fees associated with advanced seating assignments
  • Small-group supplement when group has fewer than 24 participants
  • Tips for guide(s) and/or bus driver(s)

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Spring Payment Schedule

Payment and cancellation schedule:

Billing and Payments: Xperitas will email a bill for the final payment approximately three weeks before it is due. For all other payments please refer to this schedule. A payment reminder will be sent to you via email a week before a scheduled payment is due. Payments can be made by credit/debit card via the Xperitas portal or by check or money order payable to Xperitas.

Cancellations: Any cancellation made through October 1, 2023 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after this date will be calculated on an individual basis at the time of cancellation and follow the schedule and terms below. 

Payment Schedule

Spring Programs: March and April, 2024

June 15 (Early Bird); October 1, 2023 (Final)

$500 due with application*

November 1, 2023

$800

December 1, 2023

$800

January 15, 2024

Balance

*Once the online application and $500 deposit are submitted and processed, participants will receive enrollment confirmation.

Cancellation Schedule

Spring Programs: March and April, 2024

Date of Cancellation

Refund Amount

Cancellations received through October 1, 2023

Full refund – No administrative fee charged

October 2 - November 14, 2023

Refund of all money paid

MINUS a $250 administrative fee*

November 15, 2023 or later

Refund of all money paid MINUS a $500 administrative fee* AND any air/land expenses incurred by Xperitas

(Varies by program and cancellation date)

30 days prior to departure

No refund possible

*This fee is to help cover the cost of organizational resources incurred in the planning of the language/cultural immersion experience.

Summer Payment Schedule

Payment and cancellation schedule:

Billing and Payments: Xperitas will email a bill for the final payment approximately three weeks before it is due. For all other payments please refer to this schedule. A payment reminder will be sent to you via email a week before a scheduled payment is due. Payments can be made by credit/debit card via the Xperitas portal or by check or money order payable to Xperitas.

Cancellations: Any cancellation made through October 15, 2022 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after this date will be calculated on an individual basis at the time of cancellation and follow the schedule and terms below.

Payment Schedule

Summer Programs: May, June, July, August, 2023

June 15 (Early Bird); October 15, 2022 (Final)

$500 due with application*

November 15, 2022

$1000

January 15, 2023

$1000

March 15, 2023

Balance

*Once the online application and $500 deposit are submitted and processed, participants will receive enrollment confirmation.

Cancellation Schedule

Summer Programs: May, June, July, August, 2023

Date of Cancellation

Refund Amount

Cancellations received through October 15, 2022

Full refund – No administrative fee charged

October 16 – November 30, 2022

Refund of all money paid

MINUS a $250 administrative fee*

December 1, 2022 or later

Refund of all money paid MINUS a $500 administrative fee* AND any air/land

expenses incurred by Xperitas

(Varies by program and cancellation date)

30 days prior to departure

No refund possible

*This fee is to help cover the cost of organizational resources incurred in the planning of the language/cultural immersion experience.

Enrollment Information

*Prices are based on a minimum group size of 24 students. When the minimum group size is not reached, a small-group supplement will apply. All activities to be paid on-site using entrance fee allowance provided, unless listed in Program Inclusions. The order of this itinerary, and all itinerary items, are subject to change based on unforeseen circumstances that may arise prior to or during international travel.
La Vie en Normandie
15-Day Program
  • Entrance to Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Entrance to Musée du Louvre
  • 3 full-day bus excursions
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Crêperie dinner
  • Châteaux de Chambord et Châteaux de Chenonceau
La Provence, c'est Magnifique
15-Day Program
  • Entrance to Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Entrance to Musée du Louvre
  • Pont du Gard
  • Guided tour of a perfume factory & historical museum
  • 3 Full-day bus excursions
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • Versailles
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • Musée Rodin
  • Les Invalides
  • Catacombes de Paris
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Sainte-Chapelle
  • Conciergerie
  • Centre Pompidou
  • Palais des Papes
  • Musée Océanographique de Monaco
  • Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Belle Belgique et Douce France
14-Day Program
  • Entrance to Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Entrance to Musée du Louvre
Allons-y & Auf Geht’s to France & Germany
14-Day Program
  • Entrance to Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Castle tour
  • Guided bike tour Munich
  • Guided tour of Nymphenburg Palace
  • Guided tour of Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • Olympic Park Tower
  • Deutsches Museum
  • BMW Museum
Salut la France & Encantada España
14-Day Program
  • Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Musée du Louvre
  • Flamenco Show
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Park Güell
  • Musee Picasso
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • Telefèric de Montjuïc
  • Casa Batlló
  • Casa Mila
Découvrons la Suisse & Paris
14-Day Program
  • Entrance to Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Entrance to Musée du Louvre
Rencontres du Nord au Sud
12-Day Program
  • Entrance to Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Entrance to Musée du Louvre
Paris, je t'aime!
12-Day Program
  • Entrance to Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Entrance to Musée du Louvre
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Histoires en France
10-Day Program
  • Entrance to Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Entrance to Musée du Louvre
Bonjour Paris
10-Day Program
  • Entrance to Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Entrance to Musée du Louvre
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris