Scenic Germany Self Drive Tour

Frankfurt to Heidelberg, Freiburg  Lindau, Neuschwanstein, The Bavarian Alps - Oberrammergau - King Ludwig Castles Linderhof, Garmish Partenkirchen, Munich Rothenburg

9 days/8 nights - Departures daily

Apr 2018- 31 March 2019

An unescorted tour of total flexibility with the optional security of adding highly qualified local guides who will introduce you to local history. Scroll down for the private guide version of this tour. Departures on any day, all year round.

Heidleberg self drive tour from Frankfurt

 

Self Drive Tour for Independent tour through one of the most romantic part of Germany dotted with
medieval villages, half-timbered and ginger bread looking houses and alpine scenery

Driving Tour Itinerary:

DAY 1: Frankfurt
Arrival in Frankfurt on your own  and pick up your car at the airport. Overnight at the hotel of your choice either 3 or 4 star hotel in Frankfurt.

DAY 2: Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Black Forest
Breakfast. Start the day by an optional 2-hour walking city tour in Frankfurt or drive to drive to Heidelberg. 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. In Heidelberg you can join an optional 2-hour walking city tour or walk around the famous castle and enjoy the fabolous vioew over the Neckar valley. If weather conditions allows it, take the scenic Schwarzwald Hochstrasse to Freudenstadt. Tonight we have a speial Black Forest dinner for you wiht accommodation at a Romatic hotel located near the Ravenna Gorge.

Day 3 Freiburg - Lake Titisee - Lindau - Füssen (275 km)
After brekfast enjoy a Cuckoo clock demonstration, then continie driving to a typical Black Forest farm for cheese tasting and get a feeling about the real Black Forest. Next you travel to Lake Titisee, nestled at the depth of the legendary Black Forest. You continue to the small island of Lindau at Lake Constance, which boasts spectacular views of the Alps that frame the panorma of this small town of Medieval half-timbered houses. Depending on weather conditions you can take the Alpine road from Lindau to Oberstaufen
and Immenstadt to your final destination Füssen the southernmost point in the tour, gateway to the King Ludwig Bavarian castles.

Day 4 Neuschwanstein - Wieskirche - Oberammergau - Linderhof - Ettal - Innsbruck, Austria.
Visit the Neuschwanstein Castle, built by Ludwig II, the notorious “Mad King“. that served ax an inspiration to Walt Disney for the castle of the Sleeping Beauty. In the afternoon drive to Oberammergau, famous for its Passion Play and lovely crafts. Along the way you can visit the Wieskirche Rokoko Church before arriving at an other famouse castle, Linderhof, a little jewel and favourite residenze of the king. On the way to Innsbruck we visit he Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Today‘s final destination is Innsbruck the charming Austrian town at the foothills of the mighty Alps.

Day 5 Innsbruck - Munich (250 km)
Sightseeing tour of  Innsbruck. Enjoy this nice city in Austria, located in the Inn valley, in the heart of the Alps. In the afternoon drive to Munich, the capital of Bavaria. Overnight in Munich.

Day 6 Munich
After breakfast 2-hour walking city tour in Munich, were you’ll visit the city’s main attractions, concluding the tour at the Marienplatz squarewith its famous clock tower (optional). Munich, the capital of the state of Bavaria is famous for its Oktoberfest, which is annually celebrated in September. Afternoon free for own activities to discover this lively city on your own or visit its famous mueums and art galleries. This evening we treat you to a typical Bavarian dinner at one of the traditional restaurants/taverns.

Day 7 Munich - Nuremberg
After brekfast drive to Nuremberg to cvist this historic city with its canala Medieval castle and also and important cneter during the Third Reich.. Overnight in Nuremberg.

Day 8 Munich - Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Frankfurt (435 km)
After breakfast you drive to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. 1.5-hour city tour of Rothenburg, one of the oldest and the best preserved Medieval cities in the Romatic Germany program. Taste the pypical local pastry, called "snowball". Next you drive to Frankfurt to return your rental car at the Frankfurt airport.


Services included in self drive version:

• 6 overnight hotel stay with daily breakfasts in either category 3 or 4 hotels
• Economy-category rental car (Opel Astra for 2 pax, Ford Mondeo for 4 pax, VW Caravelle for 6 pax or similar) with unlimited mileages, A/C
• Mandatory liability insurance, click here for details
• Tour documentation including maps
• Hotel service charges, tax

Self Drive Prices Euros in 2018 until 31 March 2019:
($ rate depending on the exchange)
Using 3 star hotels:
Euro 1165 per person based on 2 people traveling together     
Euro 1035 per person based on 6 people traveling together
Using 4 star hotels:
Euro 1219 per person based on 2 people traveling together
Euro 1095 per person based on 6 people traveling together
Services included in privately escorted tour:

• 6 overnight hotel stay with daily breakfasts in either category 3 or 4 hotels
• Transfer from Frankfurt airport to Frankfurt hotel on day one.
• Transportation withe private car, minibus or bus
• English speaking guide during the entire tour
• Sightseeing as specified in the itinerary
• Traditional Blacforest dinner and typical Bavarian dinner
• Visit to a Black Forest farm wiht cheese tasting
• Snowball pastry tasting in Rothenburg
• Cuckoo clock demonstration
• Sightseeing as specified in the itinerary
• Entrance fees to Heidelburg, Neuscwainstein and Linderhof Castles
• Hotel service charges, tax









Prices of  Privataly escorted tour:
Using 3 star hotels:
Euro 3849 per person based on 2 people traveling together
Euro 2599 per person based on 4 people traveling together
Euro 2099 per person with 6 people traveling together.

Using 4 star hotels:
Euro 4065 per person based on 2 people
Euro 2689 per person based on 4 people traveling together
Euro 2085 per person bassed on 6 people traveling together

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