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Self-Drive: Different Side
of Germany

Independent Self-Drive Tour

Prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject to currency fluctuation.

Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights

Discover a "Different Side of Germany" with this independent self-drive tour.

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Roland Statue in Bremen



Day 1 | Frankfurt - Limburg- Koblenz - Cologne
Travel assistance upon arrival in Frankfurt. A representative will help you collect your rental car at the airport and hand over your travel documents.In the morning travel to Limburg to visit the cathedral and old city centre. Then continue to the “Deutsches Eck” (German Corner), where the Mosel River meets the Rhine, near Koblenz. We recommend you to cross the river in a panoramic cable car for a spectacular view and to visit Fort Ehrenbreitstein, the second-largest fort in Europe. Overnight in Cologne.

Day 2 | Cologne - Essen
OPTIONAL: Enjoy a sightseeing tour which includes a visit to Cologne Cathedral - Germany’s most famous church. In the afternoon visit a brewery to learn how the famous “Kölsch” beer is made (entrance fee not included). Overnight in Essen.

Day 3 | Essen - Münster
Visit the Zollverein Coal Mine Museum in Essen (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Back in its heyday this coal mine was the largest and most-modern coal mine in the world! Make your own way to Münster. This city with its precious old city centre exudes a delightful charm. Overnight in Münster.

Day 4 | Münster - Hamelin - Goslar
In the morning travel to Hamelin, to relive the folktale about the famous flute player as you travel along
Germany’s Grand Fairytale Circle Tour. Another fascinating destination is the old city centre of Goslar (UNESCO), packed with churches and chapels that define the image of this incredible town! Optional excursion to visit the Rammelsberg Mines (UNESCO).
Overnight in Goslar.

Day 5 | Goslar - Harz – Dessau
After a short drive, board a train that will take you to the top of Brocken Mountain (1,125 m) in the Harz Region (not included). Then Continue to Dessau with its famous Bauhaus (UNESCO). Here we find another UNESCO site, the Garden Kingdom: over 140 km² of beautifully-landscaped gardens and lovely castles nestled along the shores of the Elba and Mulde Rivers. Overnight in Dessau.

Day 6 | Dessau – Wittenberg - Lübbenau
Travel on your own to Wittenberg to visit the largest Reformation Museum in the world. You may also visit the Schlosskirche Church which houses the tomb of MartinLuther. Overnight in Lübbenau.

Day 7 | Lübbenau - Potsdam - Berlin
The Spree River forms a labyrinth with more than 300 creeks, perfect for an unforgettable canoe-ride through this lovely nature reserve with small villages and farms! Afterwards we recommend to visit Potsdam to admire the beautiful park and Sanssouci palace (UNESCO). In the afternoon arrival in Berlin.


Price includes:

  • 6 nights accommodation in the hotel category of choice and buffet breakfast daily
    • Economy-category rental car (Opel Astra for 2 pax,
    Ford Mondeo for 4 pax, VW Caravelle for 6 pax or similar)
    • Unlimited mileage, A/C
    • Mandatory insurances (please contact our office for details)
    • English-speaking assistant for car transfer in Frankfurt on the day of arrival

Personal expenses, petrol, parking fees, winter tyres, GPS & map

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Different Side of Germany

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Prices per person in Australian Dollars.