All About Switzerland specializes in walking tours of the Swiss Alps. Dates offered this summer are June 11 to 24 and September 2 to 15.

Each tour visits three different picturesque villages off the beaten path for two days, each requiring easy to moderate walking ability, with one free day. Walks are customized according to each participants ability. Also included are train rides on the Glacier Express in June and the Panoramic Express in September.
Cost: $2,120 per person, double occupancy, including 13 nights accommodations, all breakfasts and dinners, a 15-day Swiss Rail Pass and guides. Airfare from the U.S. is extra.
Contact: All About Switzerland 831-476-4482.

• The European Centre, a joint undertaking of the University of New Orleans and the University of Innsbruck, will conduct its annual travel-study program for adults from July 2-22.

The program offers both credit and non-credit classes. Participants can choose from such courses as The History of Opera; Sparkling Points of Contact: Literature, Music, Painting and Philosophy; Austrian Civilization; and History of the German Language: Roots, Culture and Use.

Weekend excursions are planned to Prague, Venice and Verona, where participants will attend a performance of the opera Nabucco in the Roman Arena.

Cost is $3,295 per person and includes 20 nights accommodations and a variety of meals, field trips, German lessons, and entertainment. Contact: The European Centre, University of New Orleans, PO Box 1097, New Orleans LA 70148-1097, tel. 504-280-7318.

U.S. Dollar prices quoted in this issue of Gemütlichkeit may be inaccurate for these reasons:

  1. Prices in local currency have not been updated since the date of publication of this newsletter, and...
  2. The dollar prices shown were obtained by using exchange rates in effect at the time of publication.

April 2000