Rothenburg tour of germany

Escorted Tour in Germany 2017

ROMANTIC GERMANY
Departures:
 Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 26, Apr 23, May 21, June 25, July 23, Aug 20, Sep 24*, Oct 8, Dec 27*, 2017
7Days/6Nights

German castles tour

Discover the most romantic part of Germany, the Black Forest and Bavaria famous for romantic villages, medieval towns, fairytale castles and beautiful scenery on this comfortable fully escorted coach tour.  
5% Early bird discount on bookings made before 15 Dec 2016

ITINERARY
DAY 1: SUNDAY  Frankfurt

Individual arrival at Frankfurt airport from where you will be transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day is leisure to recover from jet lag or getting to know the city, the financial and commercial center of Germany. At 7 pm you will meet your guide at the hotel followed by a welcome dinner at the hotel. Accommodation at the Hotel Mövenpick Frankfurt City****.

Day 2. MONDAY
Frankfurt – Heidelberg - Black Forest
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. The first stop is Heidelberg, one of Europe's oldest University towns with fantastic views above the Neckar river.  Ascending by cable car you will visit the inner courtyard of the impressive castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 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, take 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 Hofgut Sternen***+.

Day 3 / TUESDAY
Black Forest - Lake Titisee - Lindau - Füssen
After breakfast we will visit a cuckoo clock shop where you will be introduced to the secret f the famous cuckoo clock making. We continue to a small traditional Black Forest farm where we will have a cheese tasting to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the real Black Forest. Drive to Lake Titi  (Titisee), nestled in the forest, then continue the tour to Beautiful Lindau at Lake Constance, famous for its many half-timbered houses and medieval atmosphere. From the shores of Lake Constance you will have 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 and the Romantic Road. Accommodation at the Hotel Hirsch****.

Day 4 / WEDNESDAY 
Neuschwanstein – Wieskirche - Oberammergau – Linderhof - Innsbruck

We start the day with a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany's most picturesque castle built by tragic fairy-tale king, King Ludwig II. of Bavaria.  After visit to the castle we travel to Oberammergau. The village is internationally known for its Passion Play – generally performed every ten years – and for its numerous buildings with tromp l'oeil (Lueftlmalerei) painted façades. Along the way we visit the Rococco Wieskirche Church, a UNESCO World Heritage building before continuing the tour to visit Linderhof Castle, an other jewel of castles built by the "Mad King". This is the castle where King Ludwig spent most of his adult life. After a brief stop at the Ettal Benedictine Abbey we continue to our final destination, Innsbruck crossing the border to Austria. Accommodation at the Hotel Grauer Bär****.

Day 5 / THURSDAY  Innsbruck - Munich
In the morning we enjoy a sightseeing tour of Innsbruck (Austria), located in the Inn valley, a charming town from the Middle Ages at the foot of the Alps and an important ski resort. In the afternoon we travel to Munich. Accommodation at the Holiday Inn Munich Center****.

Day 6 / FRIDAY   Munich
We start today's program with a city tour of Munich to view the main attractions, concluding 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. Rest of the day is free for own activities. In the evening we treat you to a traditional Bavarian dinner at a local restaurant. Accommodation at the Holiday Inn Munich City Center****.

Day 7 / SATURDAY   Munich - Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Frankfurt
After breakfast we travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of the oldest and most beautiful Medieval cities on the Romantic Road of Germany. Sightseeing tour of this lovely medieval town concluding with a Schneeballen (snow ball) tasting, a pastry considered the signature dish of Rothenburg. Return to Frankfurt. The program ends at Frankfurt airport, around 6 pm.

Optional extra nights can be added at the Hotel Hilton Frankfurt Airport


Tour includes:

  • Transfer from Frankfurt airport to hotel. On day of departure only

  • 6 nights first accommodation on the escorted tour at hotels listed in the itinerary

  • Daily buffet breakfasts, welcome dinner in Frankfurt, traditional Black Forest Dinner and typical regional farewell-dinner in Munich

  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned motor coach, minibus van or car depending on the number of participants.

  • English speaking guide or English/Spanish speaking guide (in Jan, Feb and March only) throughout the tour. Driver-guide for groups of 7 persons or less

  • All excursions and visits described in the itinerary.

  • Admission to Heidelberg, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castles

  • Visit to a cuckoo clock visitor center and to a local Black Forest farm with cheese tasting

  • “snow ball” tasting in Rothenburg

  • All taxes and service charges



Prices 2017      ** $rate varies depending on exchange rates 

Dates:
Departures in Jan, Feb and March 2017
Euro 995 based on accommodation in double or twin rooms
Tour on these dates guided in English and Spanish as  bilingual tours

Departures Apr, May, June, July, Aug and Oct 2017: Euro 999 per person
English only

Sep 24, 2017
Euro 1199   Oktoberfest departure.

Dec 27, 2017  New Years departure
Euro 1195

Single Supplement on any date: Euro 345

Third person in extra bed in the room (limited number of triple bedded rooms) gets 10% discount on all dates

Pre and Pot tour night:

Pre-tour and/or Post accommodation: Euro 75 per person in double or twin rooms or euro 145 for single room

Pre-tour is at the hotel Moevenpick

Post night Hotel Hilton Frankfurt Airport****


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