You’ve heard about the Berlin Wall; you may even have watched its demise on TV. But have you ever wondered about the 900-mile-long border that separated the two German states during the Cold War? Join tour director and writer Kerstin Lange to learn about the former border’s echoes in people’s lives, German society, and in the land itself. This special tour will also take you to Quedlinburg, a timber-framed gem of a town in the Harz Mountains with a fascinating history involving, among other things, a Byzantine princess, Germany’s first female physician, and American artist Lyonel Feininger; Leipzig, the city of J.S. Bach and the Peaceful Revolution of 1989, and Berlin, Germany’s vibrant and multi-layered capital city. Special visits and lectures along the way will deepen your insights into German history, culture, and contemporary life.
TOUR DATES AUGUST 3-12, 2023