Highlights of Germany 2017

Tour Type: CostSaver
Brochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2017

Bavarian Alps and mythical Black Forest come together on this fairytale trip circling Germany. See medieval Rothenburg, the magical castles of Neuschwanstein and Heidelburg, and the historic city centres of Hamburg, Dresden, Nuremburg and Munich.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Bavarian Alps Enjoy views of this spectacular mountain range
  • Bayreuth See the Wagner Festival Theatre
  • Berlin Sightseeing tour of this re-united city with a Local Specialist
  • Black Forest Scenic drive through the thickly forested mountains
  • Cologne See the Gothic cathedral
  • Dresden Orientation includes the Zwinger Palace and Opera House
  • Frankfurt Orientation tour of this impressive city
  • Hamburg Orientation includes the Inner Alster Lake
  • Hamelin Visit the town famous for the folk tale of the Pied Piper of Hamelin
  • Heidelberg Visit the oldest and best-known University town in Germany
  • Munich Orientation includes the Olympic Stadium, Marienplatz and Glockenspiel
  • Neuschwanstein View the castle
  • Nuremberg Orientation includes St. Sebald's Cathedral
  • Oberammergau Visit the town made famous by the Passion Play
  • Rhine Cruise Enjoy a scenic cruise through part of the romantic Rhine Valley
  • Rothenburg Orientation of this medieval city
Dining Highlights
  • 11 buffet breakfasts
  • 5 three course dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Daily breakfast
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Duration
12 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1FrankfurtArrive Frankfurt: Welcome to Frankfurt. After check-in this afternoon, your Travel Director takes you on an orientation tour of the city's dynamic financial centre and medieval Römerplatz.
Mercure Airport Neu Isenburg
Day 2WuppertalFrankfurt - Rhine Cruise - Cologne - Wuppertal: Cruise along the River Rhine from St. Goar, site of the famous Lorelei Rock. The scenery is spectacular. Visit Cologne, Germany's fourth-largest city, where you see the impressive Gothic cathedral. Your day ends in Wuppertal, the city of the world-famous monorail.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Vienna House Easy
Day 3HamburgWuppertal - Hamelin - Hamburg: Drive through Lower Saxony and stop in Hamelin en route to Hamburg. Hamelin is a picturesque town depicted in the Brothers Grimm fairytale and has also been immortalised in poems by Goethe and Robert Browning. Later in Hamburg see the main sights including the inner Alster Lake during an orientation tour with your Travel Director. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Leonardo Stillhorn
Day 4BerlinHamburg - Berlin Sightseeing (2 Nights): Follow the valley of the River Elbe from Hamburg, across the former "Iron Curtain" to the historic city of Berlin. Marvel at the landmarks of the old East and West sections of the city during your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist including The Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden Boulevard, Reichstag Building, Tiergarten and the shopping and entertainment district of Kurfürstendamm.Buffet Breakfast
City East
Day 5BerlinBerlin Free Time: Enjoy free time exploring Berlin. Shop for souvenirs or walk through Potsdamer Platz. Spend the rest of the day exploring this city on your own or learn more about Berlin's secret past. This evening you might like to discover the vibrant nightlife for which Berlin is famous.Buffet Breakfast
Day 6DresdenBerlin - Dresden: A short drive south brings you to Dresden - known as 'Florence on the Elbe'. See the highlights of this astonishing Baroque city including the Opera House and Zwinger Palace.Buffet Breakfast
Ibis Bastei/Ibis Koenigstein
Day 7NurembergDresden - Bayreuth - Nuremberg: In Bayreuth, admire the Wagner Festival Theatre before arriving in Nuremberg, where you see mighty ramparts, a bustling market place and St. Sebald's Cathedral on your orientation tour of the city.Buffet Breakfast
Intercity
Day 8MunichNuremberg - Rothenburg - Munich (2 Nights): Your Travel Director takes you on a wonderful orientation walk of Rothenburg, perhaps the most well-preserved medieval town in Germany. Sights include half-timbered houses and the Old Town Hall. Shop for wooden Christmas ornaments, then follow part of the Romantic Road through picturesque villages and pristine countryside to Munich, the lively capital of Bavaria. Enjoy an included dinner at your hotel this evening.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Novum South
Day 9MunichMunich Orientation and Free Time: See the city's landmarks on your orientation tour including the Olympic Stadium, Ludwigstrasse and Marienplatz, famous for its Glockenspiel. Take an Optional Experience to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site in the afternoon or spend the rest of the day exploring on your own. You could visit Munich's fine museums or enjoy a walk in some of the beautiful city gardens. This evening consider a visit to the Hofbräuhaus, the world's most famous beer hall.Buffet Breakfast
Day 10Black ForestMunich - Oberammergau - Neuschwanstein - Black Forest: Head south to the quaint village of Oberammergau, where the famous Passion Play is performed once every decade. Stop to marvel at King Ludwig's fairytale 19th century castle of Neuschwanstein. After time for lunch admire the scenery as you drive along the Bavarian pre-alpine range and into the hills and lakes of the Black Forest, famous for cuckoo clocks. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Best Western Hofgut Sternen
Day 11FrankfurtBlack Forest - Heidelberg - Frankfurt: A scenic drive brings you to the famous university town of Heidelberg built alongside the picturesque River Neckar. See Heidelberg Castle, one of the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps as well as the Baroque style Old Town. Enjoy some free time for souvenir shopping before continuing on to Frankfurt. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Mercure Airport Neu Isenburg
Day 12Depart FrankfurtDepart Frankfurt: This morning, say 'Auf Wiedersehen' to your Travel Director and travelling companions as your memorable German holiday comes to an end. Transfers to Frankfurt Airport are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
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