Day 1. Frankfurt. Friday
Individual arrival in Frankfurt,
transfer to the hotel. Frankfurt is a major hub and Germany's most
important commercial city with skyscrapers, excellent art galleries and a
charming reconstructed Mediaeval town Centre. Rest of the day is free to rest
or engaging in own activates. Overnight at the Hotel Mövenpick Frankfurt.
Day 2 / Saturday Frankfurt
- Heidelberg - Baden- Baden
In the morning you travel to scenic Heidelberg
with its famous views above the Neckar river. Visit the medieval castle, a
UNESCO World Heritage Site, followed by a tour of the historic city
center. Heidelberg boasts Germany’s oldest university town with one of the
earliest universities in Europe dating back to 1386. Continue to elegant Baden-Baden,
the former summer hangout of the European nobility and a world famous for
spa resort. The town is located at the Northern entrance to the Black
Forest with lovely parks and a casino. Accommodation at the Leonardo Royal
Hotel Baden Baden****.
Day 3 /
Sunday Baden-Baden - High Route through the Black Forest - Vogtsbauernhöfe
Travel to Freudenstadt via
the high route through the Black Forest, one of the most scenic tourist
routes in Germany. This route offers spectacular views of the Rhine valley
and the Vosges Mountains in the background. The drive includes stunning
landscapes such as Mummel Lake surrounded by pine forest. Visit the open
air museum “Vogtsbauernhof” and view authentic traditional Black Forest
architecture with thatched roof houses and geraniums decorating every
window. Continue the tour to Freiburg, the capital of the region for overnight. Acommodation at the Hotel
Novotel Freiburg am Konzerthaus****
Day 4 / Monday Freiburg - Breitnau
In the morning visit Freiburg the old town dating back to the 12th
century and famous for its beautiful church tower.
In the afternoon continue to the heart of the Black Forest, for an
authentic experience. Enjoy a typical Black Forest dinner and overnight in
a Romantic hotel built in the style of the Black Forest architecture with
geranium hanging from its verandas and balconies. The hotel is located in
lovely natural surroundings. 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 Best Western Hotel Hofgut Sternen***+.
Day 5 / Tuesday Black Forest - Lake
Titisee - Lindau - Füssen
short presentation about the secrets of the famous cuckoo clock
production, we continue to an actual working farm of the the region where
we will have a cheese tasting and you will see the real everyday life at
the Black Forest.
Continue to Lake Titi, nestled among rolling hills, then we
drive to the charming town of Lindau on the shores of Lake Constance
form where we can enjoy 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 for today Füssen, located at the
south end of Romantic Road close to the famous castle of Neuschwanstein.
Accommodation at the Hotel Hirsch****.
Day 6 / Wednesday 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
pilgrimage church of Wieskirche Church world famous for its Rococco art.
Arrival and visit of 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 still functioning Benedictine Abbey built
in 1330, we continue to our final
destination, Innsbruck. Accommodation at the Hotel Grauer Bär****.
Day 7 / Thursday Innsbruck - Munich
In the morning we enjoy a sightseeing tour of lovely Innsbruck (Austria),
capital of Tirol province located in the Inn valley, in the heart of the Alps.
The historic town is surrounded by mountains and is one of the most
popular ski hubs in all of Europe. In the afternoon we
travel to Munich. Accommodation at the Holiday Inn City Centre Munich****.
Day 8 / Friday 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 will enjoy a traditional
Bavarian dinner. Accommodation at the Holiday Inn City Centre Munich****.
Day 9 / Saturday Munich - Rothenburg ob
der Tauber - Frankfurt
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 with a Schneeballen (snow ball) tasting, a pastry
considered the signature dish of Rothenburg. Next we travel to Frankfurt.
The program ends at Frankfurt airport, around 6 pm.
Prices per person in EUROS based on double
sharing: ($ rate varies deepening on daily exchange rate fluctuations)
Euro 1595 per person
** Oktoberfest surcharge for 22 Sep departure only:
Euro 224 per
Single supplement: 459
Third person in the
room in extra bed gets 10% off
This tour can be arranged on privately escorted bases
on any day, please inquire about prices:
• 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
• English 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 Black Forest Dinner and typical regional
farewell-dinner in Munich
• Admission to Heidelberg, Neuschwanstein and
Linderhof Castles and the Vogtsbauernhöfe museum
• Visit to a cuckoo
clock visitor center
• Visit to a local Black Forest farm with cheese
• “snow ball” tasting in Rothenburg