Culinary Highlights of Germany 
Tour DE115

Self-Drive or Train Tour. Discover true German cuisine, wine and beer on this scenic tour through Southern Germany. A must for anyone wanting to experience authentic German culture and the beauty of the Romantic Road.    

7 days/ 6 nights - Departures daily


 

Day 1 Frankfurt - Wurzburg
The first day of your culinary tour through Germany leads you to Würzburg, a pretty town in the heart of the Franconian wine region. Explore the city at your own pace. You may visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Residence Palace, the medieval Marienberg fortress with magnificent views of the Main valley and the cathedral. In the evening enjoy a culinary night watchman tour. During this tour, you will learn more about the history of the city and will stop at traditional “Gasthäusern (Inn’s)” to taste some typical Franconian food like Mostsuppe (Franconian cider soup) and Apfelküchle (baked Applerings).

Day 2 Wurzburg - Rothenburg
In the morning travel from Würzburg to Rothenburg, one of the oldest and most beautiful cities along the Romantic Road. 42 43 Culinary Germany From 1170 to 1240, Rothenburg was a Free Imperial City. Strategically located, Rothenburg is nestled on the shores of the meandering Tauber River. A stroll through its narrow, cobblestone streets is a trip back in time. The medieval city center has been beautifully preserved; admire the wooden houses, the historic town hall and extensive medieval city wall. The highlight of this day is a wine tasting where you will taste different types of regional wines.

Day 3 Rothenburg - Nuremberg
Today continue to Nuremberg. Take the time to explore the historic city center at your own pace and see the wellpreserved Kaiserburg, Gothic churches, romantic houses and peaceful squares. In the late afternoon join an interesting tour through the underground cellars of Nuremberg, where you learn more about the history and the elaboration process of beer since the 19th century. The tour ends with a tasting of a local beer

Day 4 Nuremberg - Bamberg - Nuremberg
Today visit Bamberg, located in northern Bavaria. The town is famous for its beer and features a lovely old city center (UNESCO). Discover the historic city center, the cathedral, the castle Altenburg and more. Free time to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the city in a beer garden “Biergarten” with a delicious local beer. Later return to Nuremberg for overnight.

Day 5 Nuremberg -Lindau (Lake Constance)
Today continue to the small island of Lindau in Lake Constance, which offers spectacular views of the Alps. In the afternoon you will enjoy a tasting of local cheese and wine with an experienced Cheese Sommelier and Wine Guide. Later you have time to admire the many sights and historical buildings.

Day 6 Lindau (Lake Constance) - Munich
This morning continue to your last destination, Munich. The capital of Bavaria is famous for its beer culture as well as for hearty meals. In addition to our historic tour of streets and buildings of Munich Old Town, we also experience Bavarian cuisine and explore this on and around the historic Viktualien Market, since the beginning of the 19th century, this market presents all local delicacies in the heart of the city. We explore together those individual colorful market stands and learn what a cabbage wrap is or ‘Schmalznudel’ and of course tasting those as well. How did the white sausage come into being, what is a ‘Striezel` and what does a pretzel represent.
Day 7 Munich
After breakfast end of services. Optional extension available.

Train Tour Includes:

  •  Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Train tickets in 2nd class (Frankfurt - Würzburg, Würzburg - Rothenburg, Rothenburg - Nuremberg, Nuremberg-Bamberg-Nuremberg, Nuremberg - Lindau, Lindau - Munich)
  • Culinary highlights: •Private night watchman tour in Würzburg with Franconian 5-course dinner •Private wine tasting in Rothenburg •Shared tour through the underground cellars in Nuremberg incl. beer tasting •Private culinary discovery tour in Munich incl. Viktualien Market with tasting •Wine and cheese tasting in Lindau

Self-Drive Tour Includes:

  • Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Economy-category rental car
  • Unlimited mileages, A/C
  • Mandatory insurances (please ask for details)
  • Culinary highlights: •Private night watchman tour in Würzburg with Franconian 5-course dinner •Private wine tasting in Rothenburg •Shared tour through the underground cellars in Nuremberg incl. beer tasting •Private culinary discovery tour in Munich incl. Viktualien Market with tasting •Wine and cheese tasting in Lindau

Not Included:

Personal expenses, gasoline, parking fees, speeding fines, winter tires, GPS, map, one way fee.

Prices:

Culinary Highlights of Germany DE115
Price In € Per Person Train Tour Self Drive
Number of Guests 3 Star 4 Star 3 Star 4 Star
2 People              1,855              1,899              1,815              1,865
4 People              1,469              1,519              1,479              1,529
6 People              1,355              1,399              1,249              1,299
Single Supplement                 295                 345                 295                 345

 

 

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