Austria: Psychology

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Length

10 days

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Dates

TBD

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Destinations

Vienna

Program includes

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • 8 Nights of Accommodation
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Full Time Guide & Assistance

Program highlights

  • Sigmund Freud Museum
  • Viktor Frankl Museum
  • Josephinum Medical Museum Psychology Tour
  • Wien Museum
  • UNESCO Schönbrunn Palace
  • Vienna State Opera House
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum
  • Prater Amusement Park

Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure

Depart Home for Vienna, Austria

Day 2 – Vienna

  • Arrive in Vienna, Austria
  • Airport Transfer
  • Orientation Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc.
  • Welcome Dinner – The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a variety of menu options to cater all diets.

Day 3 – Vienna

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Vienna Historical & Cultural Walking Tour: Opera House, Hofburg, St. Michael’s Square, Imperial Crypt,
  • Mozart, St. Stephens Cathedral, Jewish Quarter, Bermuda Triangle, St. Rupert’s Church and more…
  • Lunch Break
  • Wien Museum – With its unique collection of high-quality artworks and historic exhibits, the Wien Museum offers insights into the city’s history, from the Neolithic to the present day.
    Naschmarkt – As Vienna’s most popular outdoor market, the Naschmarkt is a fascinating destination in the Austrian capital. It’s a colorful, lively place that dates back to the late 16th century.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 4 – Vienna

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Schönbrunn Palace – Schönbrunn Palace is one of Europe’s most beautiful Baroque complexes and has been in the possession of the Habsburgs since 1569. Today, due to its historical significance, its unique layout and magnificent furnishings, the palace is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Lunch Break – Viktor Frankl Museum – The Viktor Frankl Museum, an initiative of the Victor Frankl Center Vienna, which is a place for education, where professionals, curious amateurs, students and pupils get acquainted with Frankl’s original body of thought.

Day 5 – Vienna

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Sigmund Freud Museum – It is probably Vienna’s most famous address: Sigmund Freud lived for 47 years at Berggasse 19 in Vienna’s 9th district, from 1891 to 1938. It was from this house that he set off for exile in England with his family on 4 June 1938 to escape from the National Socialists. The museum in the former living quarters and office of the creator of psychoanalysis was opened in 1971 with the help of Anna Freud, the youngest daughter of Sigmund Freud.
  • Lunch Break
  • Free Afternoon in Vienna

Day 6 – Vienna

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Josephinum Medical Museum Psychology Tour – Amongst numerous other collections, the Josephinum houses the world-renowned collection of nearly 1,200 anatomical wax models commissioned by Joseph II in Florence for the newly established academy, as well as the historical library with scripts and volumes from the 15th to the 18th century. The Josephinum is the historical gateway to the Medical University of Vienna and remains to date an important place for teaching, research and the exchange of ideas.
  • Lunch Break
  • Vienna State Opera House – Wiener Staatsoper is one of the leading opera houses in the world. Its past is steeped in tradition. Its present is alive with richly varied performances and events. Each season, the schedule features 350 performances of more than 60 different operas and ballets.

Day 7 – Vienna

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Day Trip to Mauthausen Concentration Camp – Mauthausen, one of the most notorious Nazi concentration camps, located near the village of Mauthausen, on the Danube River, 12 miles (20 km) east of Linz, Austria. It was established in April 1938, shortly after Austria was annexed to Nazi Germany.
  • Return to Vienna

Day 8 – Vienna

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum – The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna is one of the foremost museums in the world, with rich holdings comprising artworks from seven millennia – from Ancient Egypt to the late 18th century.
  • Lunch Break
  • Prater Amusement Park – An amusement park for many, place of nostalgic dreams for some, oasis of greenery for almost everyone – and the location of the Giant Ferris Wheel, one of Vienna’s most famous symbols.

Day 9 – Vienna

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in Vienna
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Day 10 – Return

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Vienna, Austria for Home

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