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Fascinating Germany
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Duration: 12 Days / 11 Nights

Discover Germany on this 12-day tour and enjoy beautiful landscapes, picturesque villages, imposing castles and sparkling cities.


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Itinerary

Day 1 | Frankfurt
Arrive in Frankfurt and transfer to your four-star hotel in Frankfurt. Frankfurt boasts impressive modern skyscrapers while preserving its delightful charm.

Day 2 | Frankfurt - Rüdesheim - St. Goar - Cologne
In the morning travel to Rüdesheim for a short tour of the city‘s historic centre. Board a boat and sail along the most -picturesque stretch of the Rhine: the Lorelei Valley. Disembark in St. Goar and travel to Cologne. Overnight in a four-star hotel in Cologne.

Day 3 | Cologne - Hamburg
After breakfast depart for Hamburg. Upon arrival enjoy a city sightseeing tour. The city is internationally-known for its elegant boulevards, the port, which is the second-largest in Europe, and the most-famous neighbourhood of St. Pauli! Overnight in a four-star hotel in Hamburg.

Day 4 | Hamburg - Berlin
You are free to explore at your leisure this morning. In the afternoon transfer to Berlin. Overnight in a four-star hotel in Berlin.

Day 5 | Berlin
This morning visit the capital‘s historic highlights, such as “Unter den Linden“ Boulevard, remnants of the wall and the Brandenburg Gate. You will also explore the more modern parts of the city, including the German Parliament Buildings and Potsdam Square. Afternoon is free to visit Berlin at your leisure. Overnight in a four-star hotel in Berlin.

Day 6 | Berlin - Potsdam - Frankfurt
After breakfast travel to Potsdam to visit the Sanssouci Palace and Park. In the afternoon board a high-speed train and travel from Berlin to Frankfurt. Transfer to the Mövenpick Frankfurt City hotel with dinner with the rest of the group. Overnight in Frankfurt.

Day 7 | Frankfurt – Heidelberg – Black Forest
This morning travel from Frankfurt to Heidelberg. Visit the famous castle ascending with the cable-car and enjoy a sightseeing tour of its historic city centre! Continue to the Black Forest Region. Tonight enjoy a typical Black Forest Dinner and overnight in a romantically-located hotel. Accommodation at the Hotel Hofgut Sternen***+ or similar.

Day 8 | Black Forest - Lake Titisee - Lindau - Füssen
After breakfast enjoy a short presentation on the cuckoo-clock production. Continue to a small traditional Black Forest farm for a cheese-tasting and see the true life of the Black Forest. Travel to Lake Titisee, nestled in the legendary Black Forest. Continue the tour to the small island of Lindau in Lake Constance, which boasts views of the Alps. Depending on weather conditions take the Alpine Road from Lindau to Oberstaufen and Immenstadt to Füssen. Overnight in a four-star hotel in Fussen.

Day 9 | Neuschwanstein - Linderhof - Garmisch-Partenkirchen
After breakfast, visit Neuschwanstein Castle, built for Ludwig II. In the afternoon travel to Oberammergau, famous for its Passion Play. Along the way visit the Wieskirche Church before continuing the tour to visit Linderhof Castle. This is one of the 3 castles built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only one where the king actually lived for a significant amount of time. After a brief stop at the Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Today‘s final destination is Garmisch-Partenkirchen. This mountainous region features Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peakn at 2,962m. Accommodation at the Rheinischer Hof**** or similar.

Day 10 | Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Innsbruck - Munich
In the morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Innsbruck, Austria, located in the Inn Valley, in the heart of the Alps. As an alternative excursion you may also ascend to the top of Zugspitze (instead of Innsbruck, not included). In the afternoon travel to Munich. Overnight in a four-star hotel in Munich.

Day 11 | Munich
After breakfast visit the city’s main attractions, concluding the tour at the Marienplatz Square with its famous clock-tower. Munich, the capital of Bavaria state, is famous for its Oktoberfest. The afternoon is free to explore at your leisure. In the evening enjoy a traditional Bavarian Dinner. Overnight in a four-star hotel in Munich.

Day 12 | Munich - Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Frankfurt
After breakfast travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of the oldest and most-beautiful cities in Romantic Germany for a sightseeing tour of this lovely medieval town concluding with a Schneeballen (snow ball) tasting, a pastry considered the signature dish of Rothenburg. Travel on to Frankfurt. The program concludes at Frankfurt Airport at approximately 6:00 pm.



 

Price includes:

  • Transfer from Frankfurt Airport to your hotel
    (on day 1 of the tour)
  • 11 nights accommodation at the hotels described or similar and buffet breakfast daily
  • Transportation by car, minivan or bus from
    day 2 - day 6 (depending on number of participants)
  • English-speaking tour-guide during the entire tour
    (driver-guide for groups of 7 persons or less)
  • Visits and excursions as detailed in the program
    Rhine cruise
  • Train ride Berlin - Frankfurt including reserved seating in 2nd class
  • Welcome dinner in Frankfurt, traditional Black Forest
  • Dinner and typical regional farewell-dinner in Munich
  • Admission to Sanssouci Palace, Heidelberg, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castles
  • Visit to a cuckoo clock visitor centre
  • Visit to a local Black Forest farm with cheese-tasting
  • “Snow ball” tasting in Rothenburg
  • Service charges, taxes & VAT

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Fascinating Germany
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Private tours can also be arranged. *Accommodation in Innsbruck instead of Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Prices per person in Australian Dollars.
Please note, departure and arrival times/places are subject to change. Due to possible changes during the year, all departure dates/places will be stated on our confirmation. During fair periods a supplement may be charged with regard to accommodation or a suitable alternative may be chosen in the surrounding region.