Scenic Drive Through Bavaria - Tour DE110

Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Black Forest, Lindau, Neuschwanstein, Bavarian Alps, Oberrammergau, King Ludwig Castles Linderhof, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg and Rothenburg

 

9 days/8 nights - Departs Daily

Private Escorted Tour or Self Drive 2020-2021

Drive through medieval villages, half-timbered 'ginger bread' houses and gorgeous alpine scenery. This tour can be taken fully escorted with a driver guide or as a self-drive tour.  

 DAY 1: Frankfurt
Arrival at Frankfurt airport and transfer to hotel or pick up your car at the airport. Overnight in Frankfurt.

DAY 2: Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Black Forest
Breakfast. In the morning travel from Frankfurt 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 will enjoy a sightseeing walking tour of the city and visit the famous castle whilst enjoying the fabulous view over the Neckar Valley. We then continue to the Black Forest region. Tonight we have a special Black Forest dinner and stay overnight in a romatic hotel located near the Ravenna Gorge.

Day 3 Freiburg - Lake Titisee - Lindau - Füssen
After breakfast enjoy a Cuckoo clock demonstration, then continue driving to a typical Black Forest farm for cheese tasting.   Next you travel to Lake Titisee, nestled in the heart of the legendary Black Forest. You wlll continue the tour to the small island of Lindau on Lake Constance, which boasts spectacular views of the Alps. Depending on weather conditions you can take the Alpine road from Lindau to Oberstaufen
and Immenstadt to your final destination Füssen the southernmost point on the tour, gateway to the King Ludwigs Bavarian castles. Overnight Fussen.

Day 4 Neuschwanstein - Wieskirche - Oberammergau - Linderhof - Ettal - Innsbruck, Austria.
Breakfast. You start the day with a visit to  Neuschwanstein Castle, built by Ludwig II, the notorious “Mad King“. It served as the inspiration to Walt Disney for the castle of the Sleeping Beauty. In the afternoon we drive to Oberammergau, famous for its Passion Play and lovely crafts. Along the way you can visit the Wieskirche Church before arriving at the famous Linderhof palace. It is a little jewel and the favourite residence of King Ludwig. On the way to Innsbruck we will visit the Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Today‘s final destination Innsbruck is the charming Austrian town at the foothills of the mighty Alps. Overnight Innsbruck.

Day 5 Innsbruck - Munich
Breakfast. In the morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of  Innsbruck (Austria), located in the lovely deep valeey of the River Inn, between the scenic Karwendel Mountains to the north and Tuxer Mountains to the south. In the afternoon drive to Munich, the capital of Bavaria. Overnight in Munich.

Day 6 Munich
After breakfast 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. Afternoon free for own activities to discover this lively city on your own or visit its famous museums and art galleries. This evening we treat you to a traditional Bavarian dinner. Overnight Munich.

Day 7 Munich - Nuremberg
After breakfast we drive to Nuremberg. On your way stop in Nordlingen, a beautiful medieval city with an old city wall which mkes circle around its late gothic St George's Church. Following the Romantic Road you will reach Dinkelsbuhl, a medieval town with a fairy-tale atmosphere. Continue to Nuremberg, visit the historic city center and learn more about its impressive history. This includes the well preserved castle, gothic churches, romantic houses and peaceful square. Overnight Nuremberg.  

Day 8 Nuremberg- Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Frankfurt
After breakfast we drive to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. Sightseeing tour of this lovely medieval town concluding with a Schneeballen (snowball) tasting, a pastry considered the signature dish of Rothenburg. Next you travel to Frankfurt and say goodbye to your driver guide or drop off your rental car. Overnight at a Frankfurt airport hotel.

Day 9 Frankfurt

After breakfast take the hotel shuttle to the airport.

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Private Escorted Tour with driver guide Includes:
3 star hotels:
 Euro 4405 per person based on 2 people

 Euro 2895 per person based on 4 people
 Euro 2275 per person with 6 people
 Euro 389 single supplement

4 star hotels:
 Euro 4539 per person based on 2 people
 Euro 3005 per person based on 4 people
 Euro 2369 per person bassed on 6 people
 Euro 455 single supplement

Private Escorted Tour Includes:
• 8 nights hotel accommodation in the chosen category with breakfast & city tax
• Transfer from Frankfurt airport to Frankfurt hotel on day one.
• Tour transportation in a car, minibus or bus
• English speaking tour guide
• Sightseeing as specified in the itinerary
• Traditional Black Forest dinner and a traditional Bavarian dinner in Munich
• Visit a Black Forest farm with cheese tasting
• Snowball pastry tasting in Rothenburg
• Visit a cuckoo clock visitor center
• Entrance fees to Heidelburg, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castles

Self Drive Tour: (min. 2 people - no guide)
3 star hotels:
 Euro 1205 per person based on 2 people
 Euro 1105 per person based on 6 people
 Euro 389 single supplement
4 star hotels:
 Euro 1265 per person based on 2 people
 Euro 1159 per person based on 6 people
 Euro 455 single supplement

Self Drive Tours Includes:
• 8 nights hotel accommodation in the chosen category with breakfast and tax
• Economy-category rental car with A/C and unlimited mileage
• Mandatory liability insurance
• Tour documentation
Self Drive Tours Excludes:
Personal expenses - entrance fees, private tours
• Fuel, parking fees or speeding fines
• Winter tires, GPS or map

Note:
A surchage may apply during fairs and special events

 

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