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Romantic Germany - Winter

7 days
6 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

Per person in USD, from:
$1,145.00 (double occupancy)
$1,545.00 (single occupancy)
$1,030.00 (Third person in an extra bed)

Dates:

Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017 
Mar 26, 2017 - Apr 01, 2017 
Apr 23, 2017 - Apr 29, 2018 

Hotels:

4*-hotels or similar
Frankfurt -
 Hotel Mövenpick Frankfurt City****
Black Forest - Best Western Hotel Hofgut Sternen*** 
Füssen - Luitpoldpark Hotel****
Innsbruck - Hotel Grauer Bär****
Munich - Hotel Holiday Inn Munich City Centre****

Included:

Transfer in from Frankfurt airport to your hotel (only on day 1 of the tour)
Transportation by car, minivan or bus during the entire tour (depending on number of participants)
English-Spanish speaking tour guide during the entire tour (driver-guide for groups of 7 persons or less)
Accommodation at the hotels described or similar
Daily buffet breakfast
Visits and excursions as mentioned
Traditional Black Forest Dinner and typical regional farewell-dinner in Munich
Admission to Heidelberg, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castles
Visit to a cuckoo clock visitor center
Visit to a local Black Forest farm with cheese tasting or a tasting of “Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte” (Black Forest cake)

Itinerary:

Southern Germany offers magical landscapes with lush rolling hills, medieval towns and picturesque castles. Travel back to medieval times with a visit to Rothenburg ob der Tauber and tour beautiful castles such as Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. Impressive snowcapped mountains and magnificent frozen lakes make this an unforgettable romantic travel experience.

Day 1  : Frankfurt

Arrival at Frankfurt airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to spend at your leisure. Frankfurt is the financial and commercial heart of Germany, a city full of fascinating contrasts between modern development and historic landmarks. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2  : Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Black Forest

In the morning we travel from Frankfurt to Heidelberg. Visit the famous castle ascending with the cable car and enjoy a sightseeing tour of ist historic city center. Idyllically located on the shores of the Neckar River, Heidelberg is Germany’s oldest university town and one of the most popular destinations in the country. We continue to the famous Black Forest region. This night we will have an authentic experience: Enjoy a typical Black Forest dinner and overnight in a romantically located hotel If you like, have a little walk to the beautiful Ravenna Gorge or see the region’s oldest chapel, both are next to the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 3  : Black Forest - Lake Titisee - Lindau - Füssen

After breakfast we enjoy a short presentation on the cuckoo clock production. Next we watch the preparation of the traditional Black Forest cake: the famous “Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte”, followed by a sampling of this treat, washed down with a cup of strong coffee or we continue to a small traditional Black Forest farm where we will have a cheese tasting and you will see the real Black Forest. After that we will travel to Lake Titisee, nestled in the legendary Black Forest and we continue the tour to the small island of Lindau in Lake Constance, which offers spectacular views of the Alps. Depending on weather conditions we will take the Alpine road from Lindau to Oberstaufen and Immenstadt to our final destination Füssen, the southernmost point on our tour of Romantic Germany. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 4  : Füssen - Neuschwanstein – Wieskirche - Oberammergau - Linderhof - Innsbruck

We start the day with a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle, built by Ludwig II, the notorious “Mad King“. At midday we travel to Oberammergau, famous for its Passion Play and lovely crafts. Along the way we 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 we continue to our final destination, Innsbruck. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 5  : Innsbruck - Munich

In the morning we enjoy a sightseeing tour of Innsbruck (Austria), located in the Inn valley, in the heart of the Alps. The Imperial Palace, the Court Church and of course the well-known Golden Roof, Innsbruck’s glittering landmark are all witnesses of this culturally rich city. In the afternoon we travel to Munich. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 6  : Munich

After breakfast we visit the city’s main attractions, concluding the tour at the Marienplatz square with its famous clock tower. Munich, the capital of the state of Bavaria is famous for its Oktoberfest, which is annually celebrated in September. The afternoon is free to explore at your leisure. In the evening you enjoy a traditional Bavarian dinner. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 7  : Munich - Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Frankfurt

After breakfast we travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Romantic Germany. Sightseeing tour of this lovely medieval town and travel to Frankfurt. The program ends at Frankfurt airport, around 6 pm.

Notes:

Combine this tour with a visit of Berlin! Please contact us for a customized travel program!