Romantic Germany


7 days/6 nights, departs on Sunday

Day 1: Sunday Frankfurt - Würzburg - Rothenburg (D)

Depart from Frankfurt in the morning for a picturesque drive through the Spessart mountains to Würzburg on the banks if the river Main. Enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Residence, a masterpiece of German baroque architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Site.  On the world famous Romantic Road we move on to Rothenburg, Germany’s well preserved "Jewel of the Middle Ages".  During a walking tour incl. the Jakobskirche (church) with the Holy Blood Alter altar by Tilman Riemenschneider, you will have free time to explore the city. In the evening enjoy a 3-course welcome dinner with a welcome drink. Afterwards, enjoy an unforgettable tour with the Nigt Watchman.Overnight at Hotel Eisenhut or similar

Day 2: Monday Rothenburg - augsburg - munich (B)

Today we continue our trip along the Romantic Road.  See charming villages like Dinkelsbühl or Nördlingen before we arrive at Augsburg. We continue Marienplat to the Bavarian coapital, Munich. An orientation tour, passing Nyimphenburg Castle and the Olympic Grounds, will give you a first impression of this splendid city before we check-in at our hotel. In the afternoon we will leave for a walk which will take us at 05:00 pm to the "Glockenspiel" (carillon) at Marienplatz. The evening is free for own activities. Would you like to have a look into the "Hofbrauhaus" or to attend a concert or an opera? lease just ask your guide! Overnight at Hotel Erzgiesserei o.s..

Day 3: Tuesday Munich - Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Ettal - Oberamimergau - Fussen (B)

Depending on the weather conditions on this day, drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, situated at the foot of our highest mountain ‘Zugspitze’ and one of the most important wintersports towns in Southern Germany, before going on to the Benedectine abbey of ettal and to oberammergau. The village is internationally famous for its Passion Play – generally performed every ten years – and for its numerous buildings with tromp l'oeil (lueftlmalerei) painted façades. on the way to our today’s destination, Füssen, we will make a short stop at the glorious rococo church in Wies. on sunny days, from there you can already see the fantastic Bavarian Alps. overnight at Luitpoldpark-Hotel o.s.

Day 4: Wednesday Fussen - Hobenschwangau - Linderhof - Rottenbuch - Fussen (B)

From Füssen it is only a short trip to Hohenschwangau and – located on the rugged hill above – the breathtaking fairytale castle of King ludwig II, neuschwanstein! After the guided visit we continue to linderhof on a scenic Alps tour through Austria. linderhof is the only palace ‘Mad King ludwig’ lived to see completed. In the later afternoon we arrive back to Füssen – not having missed to see another treasure of rococo architecture, the monastery church Rottenbuch. overnight at Luitpoldpark-Hotel o.s.,

Day 5: Thursday Fussen - Lindau - Lake Constance  (B)

In the morning, after breakfast and check-out, we are heading to Lake Constance which we will arrive at its north shore, located between Germany, Switzerland and Austria. enjoy a walking tour of the beautiful village lindau before we continue to Konstanz. The largest town at lake Constance with a lot of historical interest is located at Germany's border with Switzerland and also the birthplace of Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin, the famous airship pioneer. Afterwards, we check-in at our hotel in the nearby city Singen. Overnight at Holiday Inn express o.s.

Day 6: Friday Lake Constance – Black Forest – Freiburg - Heidelberg  (B/D)

Today we enter the Black Forest, a region known not only for its delicious cake and the wooden cuckoo clocks but also for its spectacular landscapes. We will visit a clockmaker and, of course, you will have the possibility to taste the typical cake. Enjoy a drive through the beautiful countryside towards the idyllic town of Freiburg. After a city tour we continue to Heidelberg, the oldest German university town where you will see the inner courtyard of the impressive castle, UneSCo World Heritage Site, and the wine cellar with its big barrel. In the evening, we will celebrate our good-bye to Romantic Germany with a great farewell dinner at famous Restaurant Zum Ritter St. Georg, built in the 16th century. Overnight at Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg o.s.

Day 7: Saturday Heidelberg - Rudesheim - Frankfurt (B)

We leave Heidelberg in the early morning to take you to the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, also declared UNESCO World Heritage Site and famous for its wines and vineyards. In Ruedesheim we board a steamer for a Rhine river cruise, passing fascinating castles, ruins and the legendary loreley Rock. Maybe, from the deck of the ship, you will see the blond maid combing her hair. our coach will awaits us in St. Goarshausen to bring us back to Frankfurt where our exciting journey ends with a small panoramic city tour of Germany’s financial capital at approx. 04:00 pm.

2015 Rates

Tour price: $1575
(Per person in double or twin bedded room)

Single supplement: 
$420

Supplement for Oktoberfest tours:
*$175 (per person)

Optional:
(no pre-booking)
• Bavarian Evening at the Hofbraeuhaus in Munich $35.-

2015 Dates

June 14
July 12
Aug 09
Sep 20*

*These dates incl. the Octoberfest in Munich: tourprice with supplement !!!

Departure Points

1. Movenpick Hotelt, Den Haager Straße 5 – Lobby: 8:15 a.m.

2.InterCityHotel/ Hamburger Hof, Frankfurt, Poststraße 8 – Lobby: 8:30 a.m.

3. Frankfurt Airport: Terminal 1, Arrival Level Hall B - Meeting Point 9:00 a.m.

Please note: No extra pick up from Hotel Express by Holiday Inn Frankfurt Airport: free shuttle to/from the airport Terminal 1. Pick up for these clients from Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 Arrival Level Hall B, Meeting Point.