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    Spring Break 2018

    Day 1: Fly overnight to England

    Day 2: London
    • Meet your Tour Director at the airport in London, a city that has become one of the world’s great melting pots while maintaining a distinct character that’s all its own. From the London Bridge to the Houses of Parliament, Great Britain’s royal tradition and rich history greet you at every turn. Drive through the Museum District and admire the Royal Albert Hall, famous for hosting The BBC Proms concert series. Check out the lively five-way intersection at Piccadilly Circus as well as street entertainment in Covent Garden.
    • Take a walking tour of London: Trafalgar Square; Westminster Abbey; Big Ben; the River Thames; Covent Garden

    Day 3: London
    • Explore the Tower of London. Enter through thick defensive walls and take a look behind the Tower of London’s imposing stony façade. Henry VIII banished two of his wives to this former prison, where Guy Fawkes also spent his final days. But the Tower’s most famous occupants—the Crown Jewels—still reside here today.
    • Take an expertly guided walking tour of London, starting at the famous Tower Bridge. Pass by Shakespeare’s Globe, a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, where many of Shakespeare’s plays were first performed, and Borough Market. Then, cross over the Millennium Bridge and finish at St. Paul’s Cathedral and the One New Change complex.
    • Spend some free time discovering London or Ride the London Eye

    Day 4: London | Paris
    • See the Changing of the Guard
    • Take the Eurostar train to Paris and enjoy your introduction to Paris at Montmartre, the highest natural point in the city.

    Day 5: Paris
    • Start your day at the Eiffel Tower and continue with a sightseeing tour led by an expert local guide. Pass by Les Invalides, the Madeleine church, Place de la Concorde, ride along the Champs-Élysées and end at the Arc de Triomphe.
    • Spend some free time discovering Paris’s wonders or Visit Versailles

    Day 6: Paris | Night Train
    • Visit the Louvre
    • Admire the Notre Dame Cathedral’s sculptured façade, stained-glass rose windows and seemingly weightless vaulted ceilings.
    • Explore the Latin Quarter with your Tour Director
    • Travel by night train to Italy

    Day 7: Florence
    • Arrive in Florence. Enjoy the panoramic view from Piazzale Michelangelo, dedicated to the great Renaissance painter, and view the frescos inside the church of San Miniato al Monte.
    • Take an expertly guided walking tour of Florence: Ponte Vecchio; Piazza della Signoria; Duomo; Chiesa di Santa Croce

    Day 8: Rome
    • Travel to Rome to discover a city that integrates its past into the present better than any other. Explore the world’s most famous arena, the Colosseum, where you can almost hear the stamping feet of the crowds gathered for gladiatorial combat. Nearby, the Roman Forum marks the former heart of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar gave many of his great political speeches there. On your visit to the Vatican City, marvel at Michelangelo’s breathtaking ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and look out for the colorful uniforms of the Swiss Guard, protectors of the Vatican City. Before you say “arrivederci,” toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain to ensure a return trip to the Eternal City.
    • Take an expertly guided tour of Vatican City: Marvel at Michelangelo’s breathtaking ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and look out for the colorful uniforms of the Swiss Guard, protectors of the Vatican City.
    • Visit the Sistine Chapel
    • Visit St. Peter’s Basilica
    • Enjoy an evening discovering Rome

    Day 9: Rome
    • Explore the world’s most famous arena, the Colosseum, where you can almost hear the stamping feet of the crowds gathered for gladiatorial combat. Nearby, the Roman Forum marks the former heart of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar gave many of his great political speeches there. View from Capitoline Hill/ Piazza de Campidoglio.
    • Enjoy discovery time in Rome to see the Pantheon; Piazza Navona; Spanish Steps. Before you say “arrivederci,” toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain to ensure a return trip to the Eternal City.

    Day 10: Depart for home

    A $200 early enrollment discount is available through May 31, 2016.

    Questions?
    Call Prof. Matt Prost: school: 920-261-4352 ext. 181 or cell: 920-342-2940
    Email: prostmj@lps.wels.net
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Luther Preparatory School is an independent coeducational preparatory school in Watertown, Wisconsin. The continuing mission and purpose of Luther Preparatory School is to prepare and encourage young men and women for the full time ministry in the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.