Journey along the Elbe - Sold Out, New Date Added

Gaze over the Elbe Sandstone Mountains

This original departure date has sold out, but we have added an additional departure of this trip that has its own page.

Wind your way through enchanting scenery and centuries of history on an Elbe River cruise aboard a state-of-the-art paddleboat cruiser. The MS Elbe Princesse combines old-fashioned ambience with modern technology that transports you right into the heart of cities within Germany and the Czech Republic. Enjoy eight relaxing nights onboard, plus overnight first-class hotel stays in Berlin and Prague.

Admire Berlin’s famed landmarks, including the Reichstag and Brandenburg Gate, and Litomerice’s colorful architecture. Stroll through the terraced Sanssouci gardens and Cecilienhof Palace, site of the Potsdam Conference. In Wittenberg, delve into Martin Luther’s revolutionary teachings. In picturesque Meissen and Dresden, enjoy a choice of entertaining excursions. Take in Prague’s beauty and select from tours of Prague Castle or the historic Jewish Quarter. 

Take the next step with us—check out this trip’s official brochure. It includes the complete itinerary and booking information.

Trip Name: Journey along the Elbe
Date: May 4–15, 2018
Tour operator: AHI
Price: From $4,990 per person, based on double occupancy, airfare not included.

IU experts who inspire

Traveling with you on this trip is Professor Gene Coyle who received his B.A. and M.A. from Indiana University before joining the CIA in 1976 as a field operations officer.  He served almost half of his thirty year career abroad, with long-term postings in Russia, Brazil, Portugal, Kyrgyzstan, and Greece among other countries. He also spent a year on rotation as an analyst and was working as a policy specialist in the DCI’s Community Management Staff when the September 11, 2001 attacks occurred.  This immediately brought him back into Operations and an overseas assignment about a week later to pursue terrorist targets.

He returned to Indiana University in 2004 as a Visiting CIA Professor. Since retiring from the Agency in 2006, he has continued teaching various classes on the history of espionage and national security issues and in January 2014 was appointed as a Professor of Practice within the newly created School of Global and International Studies. He is a recipient of the CIA’s Intelligence Medal of Merit for a technical operation he conducted in Moscow.


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