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Romantic Germany

... come and explore the Romantic side of Germany -
enjoy its beautiful landscapes and picturesque villages...

June 13, July 11, August 8, 2015

Included Features:
  • Round-trip air to Frankfurt (supplement may apply, based on U.S. departure city and availability)
  • Transportation by Deluxe Motorcoach
  • English-speaking tour escort throughout
  • 7 nights accommodation in First Class hotels with private facilities
  • Daily breakfast buffet
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Sightseeing tours of Rothenburg, Munich, Lindau and Freiburg
  • Entrance fees to Residence Wuerzburg, Jakobskirche, Night Watchman Tour, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castles, Nymphenburg Palace, Olympic Tower, and the inner courtyard and wine cellar of Heidelberg Castle
  • Rhine River Cruise from Ruedesheim to St. Goarshausen
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Baggage handling (one piece per person)
  • Comprehensive information kit

2015 Departure Dates & Prices:

June 13, July 11 or August 8 $2,675 per person, double occupancy
Single Supplement: $465

Please Note: Base airfare is included in the tour price. Air taxes, fuel surcharge and any other charges and taxes related to the airline ticket are NOT included and will be charged at the time of ticketing. Tour price without airfare is available upon request.

Prices are subject to change based on the currency exchange rate.

We highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance which is available upon request.

Detailed Itinerary
 
Day 1, Saturday USA - Frankfurt
Depart from the United States on a regular scheduled flight to Frankfurt.
 
Day 2, Sunday Frankfurt -Wuerzburg - Rothenburg
Depart from Frankfurt in the morning for a picturesque drive through the Spessart Mountains to Wuerzburg, on the banks of the River Main. Enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Residence, a masterpiece of Baroque architecture and UNESCO World Heritage site. Move along the world-famous Romantic Road to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany’s well-preserved ”Jewel of the Middle Ages.“ During a city walk, visit St. Jacob’s Church with the Holy Blood Altar by Tilman Riemenschneider, and experience the special flair of this unique town. Leisure time before dinner at your hotel. Cap off the evening with an unforgettable tour with the Night Watchman. Overnight stay at Hotel Eisenhut or similar.
(D)


Day 3, Monday Rothenburg - Augsburg - Munich
Today you continue your trip along the Romantic Road, visiting the charming villages of Dinkelsbuehl and Noerdlingen before arriving in Augsburg. Then you go on to Munich, the capital of Bavaria. An orientation tour including Nymphenburg Castle and the Olympic Grounds will give you a first impression of this splendid city before you check in to your hotel. Enjoy an afternoon walk to the “Glockenspiel“ (carillon) at Marienplatz and then an evening free for your own activities. Overnight stay at Hotel Ergieseereri or similar.
(B)


Day 4, Tuesday – Garmisch-Partenkirchen – Ettal – Oberammergau - Fuessen
Depending on weather conditions this day, you will drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, one of the most important wintersport towns in southern Germany, situated at the foot of "Zugspitze" mountain. You will then go on to the Benedictine abbey of Ettal and to Oberammergau, a village famous for its Passion Play and numerous buildings with tromp l’oeil (Lueftmalerei) painted facades. On the way to today’s ultimate destination, Fuessen, you will also make a short stop at the glorious Rococo church in Wies. Overnight stay at the Luitpoldpark-Hotel or similar.
(B)

 
Day 5, Wednesday Fuessen - Hohenschwangau -
Linderhof – Rotternbuch - Fuessen
From Fuessen it is only a short trip to Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein, the breathtaking fairytale castle of King Ludwig II. After a guided visit there, continue to Linderhof on a scenic Alps tour through Austria. Visit the monastery church Rottenbuch, a treasure of Rococo architecture, before returning to Fuessen. Overnight stay at the Luitpoldpark-Hotel or similar.
(B)


Day 6, Thursday Fuessen – Lindau - Lake Constance
In the morning, head to Lake Constance, a large body of water bordered by Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Enjoy a walking tour of the beautiful village of Lindau before continuing on to Konstanz. Check in to your hotel in the nearby city of Singen. Overnight stay at Holiday Inn Express or similar.
(B)

 
Day 7, Friday Lake Constance - Black Forest – Freiburg - Heidelberg
Today you enter the Black Forest, a region known for delicious cake, wooden cuckoo clocks, and spectacular landscapes. Enjoy a drive through the beautiful countryside towards the idyllic town of Freiburg. After a city tour, continue on to Heidelberg, where you will see the inner courtyard of the impressive castle, a UNESCO world heritage site and the wine cellar with its big wine barrel. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at the famous Restaurant Zum Ritter St. Georg. Overnight stay at Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg or similar.
(B,D)

 
Day 8, Saturday Heidelberg - Ruedesheim - Frankfurt
Leave Heidelberg in the early morning for the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its wines and vineyards. Board a steamer in Ruedesheim for a Rhine River cruise that will take you past fascinating cities, ruins and the legendary Loreley Rock. Your Motorcoach will await you in St. Goarhausen to bring you to Frankfurt, Germany’s financial capital, where your journey will end with a small panoramic city tour.
(B)

 
Day 9, Sunday Frankfurt - USA
Following breakfast and hotel check-out, transfer on your own* to the airport for a scheduled flight back to the United States. (*Optional airport transfers available at an additional cost.)
(B)

 

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