When my daughter was 16 she wanted to travel to Europe with her school group. Well, we couldn't be left behind and she was a good sport about it - so we all loaded up and went for 10 days to Europe. She stayed with her school friends and had the luxury of having fun with them, while my husband and I stayed with the adults - the best of both worlds. She had money when she needed it - and freedom the rest of the time. We got to see Europe on the cheap and knew that our daughter was fine. We toured through Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy for 10 days.
The view from Newschwanstein Castle - no wonder the king built the castle there - the views were incredible!!!