Magical Mystery Literary History Tour 2012

In the footsteps of Franz Kafka and Dora Diamant

JUNE 29 – JULY 8, 2012
Ten Day Tour: Czech Republic, Poland, Germany
Led by author and Kafka Project Director Kathi Diamant

Follow in the footsteps of Franz Kafka and Dora Diamant, as author Kathi Diamant (Kafka’s Last Love) leads you on a ten-day European sleuthing adventure to the Czech Republic, Poland, and Germany. Diamant, director of the SDSU Kafka Project for over 20 years, has been immersed in the story of Dora Diamant, the amazing woman who captured Kafka’s heart and kept his literary flame alive for decades. Now you can retrace their intimate love story in this unique travel experience to Europe, where Diamant will share the expertise she garnered thru discoveries of neglected Gestapo archives, lost papers, diaries, and extensive interviews.


  • 9 nights deluxe lodging in Prague, Krakow and Berlin (based on double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast buffet each day, 5 dinners and 5 lunches
  • Specialized sightseeing tours with museum admissions, private lectures, and presentations
  • Unique cultural events, including the 22nd annual Jewish Culture Festival
  • Professional travel directors throughout and expert local guides in each city
  • Cocktail reception with German Kafka scholars and authors
  • Kafka’s birthday and Fourth of July celebration
  • All group transportation provided, including complimentary airport transfers
  • Tax-deductible donation to the Kafka project
  • Cost: $3,690 per person based on double occupancy(single supplement $985); airfare not included
  • Optional three night pre-trip/prequel in Prague available upon request
  • Led by author and Kafka Project Director Kathi Diamant, and signed first edition of Kafka’s Last Love
  • Space is limited and tour is expected to sell out


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