Travel Program - Germany & Austria

  • May 28 to June 5, 2020

    Open to students, faculty, staff and community members.

    Travel and Study for College Credit

    Carroll students can earn up to three credits in one of several disciplines. With the help of a faculty mentor, students choose a topic of special interest to study on site. Course requirements may include reading texts, viewing films, journaling, writing an essay, and giving a presentation. 

    Those who travel for college credit must enroll in and pay for a travel study course: HUM or ENGL-160.

    Travel for Fun

    Students, faculty, staff, and community members can travel as Lifelong Learning students. This trip is open to everyone, including family members. Travelers under the age of 18 must be accompanied and completely supervised by an adult family member. The cost to register as a Life Long Learning student is $25.

  • Itinerary

    Thursday, May 28

    • Depart for Munich, Germany

    Friday, May 29

    • Arrive in Germany        
    • Panoramic city tour
    • Welcome meal       

    Saturday, May 30

    • Walking tour of Munich's Old Town        
    • Residenz Bavarian Palace
    • Viktuialenmarkt (open-air market and beer garden)

    Sunday, May 31          

    • Dachau 
    • Schleissheim Castle
    • Lake Ammer (boat tour)
    • Arrive in Fussen 

    Monday, June 1

    • Neuschwanstein Castle
    • Hohenschwangau Castle
    • Mary's Bridge (scenic overlook)
    • Tegelberg Cable Car and Luge Park

    Tuesday, June 2

    • Depart for Austria
    • Garmisch-Parenkirchen (winter sports resort)
    • Innsbrook (Medieval Austrian town)
    • Arrive in Salzburg

    Wednesday, June 3

    • Walking tour of Old Town Salzburg
    • Hohensalzburg Fortress
    • Salzburg Cathedral
    • Mozart's birthplace
    • Sound of Music tour

    Thursday, June 4

    • Halstatt (including salt mine)
    • Boat tour on Lake Halstatt
    • World Heritage View Skywalk
    • Farewell dinner and concert at Hohensalzburg 

    Friday, June 5

    • Return to U.S.

    Trip Costs

    Travel Cost: $3,549 (plus required travel insurance)


    • Round trip airfare from DC
    • Hotel (2-3 travelers per room)
    • Daily breakfast
    • Two evening meals
    • Professional trip manager and local guides
    • Sightseeing and admission fees
    • Taxes and gratuity


    • Required travel insurance
    • Single room accommodations
    • All lunches and six dinners
    • Passport costs
    • Credit course tuition
    • College registration fee ($25, due Dec. 1)
    • Greece information dinner ($5) 

    Estimated meal costs: $300-$350 per person

    Information Night and Dinner (Optional)

    Thursday, October 10, 2019
    6 p.m. in room K100 
    Carroll Community College
    Sign-up at CCC Business Office, A103 (Sep. 23 - Oct 7)
    Cost: $5 per person

    Deposit, Registration, and Payment Schedule


    Registration for this trip will open up on September 15, 2019.

    If you have any questions, please contact the travel coordinator:

    Dr. David Fell



    Deposit: $525 ($300 deposit + $225 Insurance)

    Due to Witte Tours by Dec. 1, 2019
    Travelers who register by Nov. 1 will be entered into a drawing for a $350 trip discount.
    Trips have sold out before Nov. 1st in the past. 
    Early registration is recommended.

    First Payment: $1000

    Due to Witte Tours by Jan 15, 2020

    Second Payment: $1000 

    Due to Witte Tours by March 1, 2020

    Final Payment and Balance 

    Due to Witte Tours by Apr. 15, 2020

    Registration and payments for the trip are handled directly by Witte Tours and can be completed online. The final payment amount and deadline may vary slightly. Please check Witte Tours materials for exact amount and deadline.