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The Heart Of Germany

The Heart Of Germany – Fixed Departure Coach Tour

Welcome to Germany, Europe!

ROUTE: Frankfurt – Rudesheim – St. Goar – Frankfurt – Heidelberg – Baden-Baden – Freiburg – Colmar – Strasbourg – Freiburg – Lindau – Fussen – Neuschwanstein – Wieskirche – Oberammergau – Linderhof – Fussen – Munich – Berchtesgaden – Munich – Rothenburg ob der Tauber – Nuremberg – Wurzburg – Frankfurt

DURATION: 11 Nights / 12 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Rüdesheim short tour of the city’s historic center
  • Rhine cruise with wine tasting
  • Heidelberg to visit the famous castle
  • Enjoy a typical Alsatian Lunch
  • Strasbourg sightseeing tour of the city
  • Short presentation on the cuckoo clock production
  • Tour to the small island of Lindau in Lake Constance, which offers spectacular views of the Alps
  • Visit to Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castle
  • Munich city tour including the Marienplatz square with its famous clock tower
  • Enjoy a traditional Bavarian dinner
  • Day excursion to Berchtesgaden
  • Visit to the infamous Eagle’s Nest (depending on the weather conditions)
  • Rothenburg ob der Tauber sightseeing tour and “snow ball” tasting
  • Nuremberg with a tour of the well-preserved castle, Gothic churches, romantic houses and peaceful squares
  • Visit the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Ground
  • Visit to the Residenz Palace in Würzburg
  • Brief stop at the Mespelbrunn Castle
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Frankfurt: Hotel Movenpick Frankfurt City
  • Freiburg: Central Hotel Freiburg
  • Fussen: Best Western Plus Hotel Füssen
  • Munich: Eden Hotel Wolff
  • Nuremberg: Hotel Park Plaza
  • Frankfurt: Hotel Movenpick Frankfurt City
DELUXE:
  • Please Inquire
LUXURY:
  • Please Inquire

Included:,

Transfer in & out in Frankfurt (only on day 1 and 12 of the tour)

Transportation by car, minivan or bus during the entire tour (depending on number of participants)

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

Welcome Dinner in Frankfurt, traditional Alsatian Lunch and typical regional dinner in Munich

Rhine cruise with wine tasting

Admission to Heidelberg, Neuschwanstein, Linderhof Palaces and the Residence Palace of Würzburg

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

Visit of the Eagle’s Nest

Visit of the Documentation Center

Nazi Party Rally Grounds of Nuremberg

“snow ball” tasting in Rothenburg

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

For additional information or reservations please complete QUOTE REQUEST form in side bar of this page or contact us directly to speak to one of our Destination Experts.


We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.


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Additional information

LocationGermany, Europe
Duration12 Days
1

Day 1 Frankfurt

Arrival at Frankfurt airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to spend at your leisure. Frankfurt is the financial and commercial heart of Germany, a city full of fascinating contrasts between modern development and historic landmarks.

Activities:

  • Remainder of day at leisure.
  • At 7 pm you meet your guide at the welcome dinner at the hotel.

Overnight: Frankfurt – (D)

2

Day 2 Frankfurt - Rüdesheim - St. Goar - Frankfurt

Activities:

  • After breakfast we travel to Rüdesheim. Short tour of the city‘s historic center.
  • Next we board a ship and sail along the most picturesque stretch of the Rhine: the Lorelei valley.
  • During the cruise we enjoy a wine tasting.
  • We disembark in St. Goar and return to Frankfurt.

Overnight: Frankfurt – (B)

3

Day 3 Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Baden-Baden - Freiburg

Activities:

  • In the morning you travel to Heidelberg to visit the famous castle, followed by a tour of the historic city center. 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.
  • We travel to Baden- the former summer residence of the European nobility and worldwide known for its thermal baths.
  • Then continue the tour to lovely Freiburg, famous for its beautiful church tower.

Overnight: Freiburg – (B)

4

Day 4 Freiburg - Colmar - Strasbourg - Freiburg

Activities:

  • The Rhine River forms the natural border between Germany and France. After crossing the river we arrive in Colmar. This city is known for its outstanding wines and architectural heritage that reflect the long history of this region and the German and French influences.
  • Enjoy a typical Alsatian Lunch.
  • After that we continue to Strasbourg, the capital of the Alsace. Sightseeing tour of the city. Being the base of several European institutions, Strasbourg is also a symbolic capital of Europe.
  • In the afternoon we return to Freiburg.

Overnight: Freiburg – (B, L)

5

Day 5 Freiburg - Lindau - Füssen

Activities:

  • After breakfast we drive to the Black Forest and enjoy a short presentation on the cuckoo clock production.
  • We continue to a small traditional Black Forest farm where we have a cheese tasting and you see the real Black Forest.
  • After that we continue the tour to the small island of Lindau in Lake Constance, which offers 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.

Overnight: Füssen – (B)

6

Day 6 Neuschwanstein - Wieskirche - Oberammergau - Linderhof - Füssen

Activities:

  • 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 Wieskirche Church and take a brief stop at the Ettal Benedictine Abbey.
  • Then continuing the tour to visit Linderhof Castle. This is one of the three castles built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only one where the king actually lived for a significant amount of time.
  • Return to Füssen.

Overnight: Füssen – (B)

7

Day 7 Füssen - Munich

Activities:

  • In the morning we travel to Munich, the capital of Bavaria. 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 enjoy a traditional Bavarian dinner.

Overnight: Munich – (B, D)

8

Day 8 Munich - Berchtesgaden - Munich

Activities:

  • After breakfast, we start our day excursion to Berchtesgaden. Berchtesgaden is a typical traditional Alpine village at the foot of Mount Watzmann. The region’s attractions include the salt mines, Lake Konigssee and Obersalzberg with the Eagle’s Nest, once the site of Hitler’s mountain retreat.
  • In the afternoon, we return to Munich.

Optional Activities:

  • After a visit to the infamous Eagle’s Nest (depending on the weather conditions), you have time to take a boat tour on Lake Konigssee (not included).

Overnight: Munich – (B)

9

Day 9 Munich - Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Nuremberg

Activities:

  • In the morning 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.
  • Concluding with a Schneeballen (snow ball) tasting, a pastry considered the signature dish of Rothenburg.
  • Next, we travel to Nuremberg. We visit Nuremberg’s historic city center and learn more about its impressive history with a tour of the well-preserved castle, Gothic churches, romantic houses and peaceful squares.

Overnight: Nuremberg – (B)

10

Day 10 Nuremberg

Activities:

  • Today we visit the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Ground. Still today, the gigantic remains of buildings in the southern districts of Nuremberg are a reminder of the megalomania of the National Socialist regime.
  • Across eleven square kilometers, a monumental backdrop was to be created for the self-staging of the Nazi Party.
  • Today the unfinished Congress Hall, houses the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds.

Overnight: Nuremberg – (B)

11

Day 11 Nuremberg - Würzburg - Frankfurt

Activities:

  • In the morning we travel from Nuremberg to Würzburg. Arrival at Würzburg, a pretty town on the banks of the Main. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city.
  • One of the tour highlights is a visit to the Residenz Palace in Würzburg.
  • On the way to Frankfurt we have a brief stop at the Mespelbrunn Castle.

Overnight: Frankfurt – (B)

12

Day 12 Depart Frankfurt

Departure: After breakfast transfer to the airport. – (B)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.

Before You Go:

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The Heart of Germany – 11 Nights / 12 Days – Departure date: April 20 – Oct 19, 2019 (per person cost)
Departure Date  Option Double CAD$ Single CAD$ Triple CAD$ NOTES
Sat May 18 CAD 3,081 CAD 3,949 CAD 2,927
Sat Jun 22 CAD 3,081 CAD 3,949 CAD 2,927
Sat Jul 13 CAD 3,081 CAD 3,949 CAD 2,927
Sat Aug 3 CAD 3,081 CAD 3,949 CAD 2,927
Sat Sep 21 CAD 3,479 CAD 4,792 CAD 3,305 Oktoberfest
Sat Oct 19 CAD 3,081 CAD 3,949 CAD 2,927
Jan 01, ’19 – Mar 31, ’20 PRIVATE TOUR – 2 pax CAD 10,269 CAD 11,244
Jan 01, ’19 – Mar 31, ’20 PRIVATE TOUR – 4 pax CAD 6,731 CAD 7,706
Jan 01, ’19 – Mar 31, ’20 PRIVATE TOUR – 6 pax CAD 5,255 CAD 6,230

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