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Overview

The best of Germany's world heritage: unique landscapes, parks, monuments and buildings.

Boat trip on the river Spree.

Discover the museums of the impressive Museum Island in Berlin.

Detailed Itinerary

Travel via Rüdesheim along the most beautiful and famous stretch of the Rhine: the Lorelei valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to Cologne for a tour to the old town and the impressive cathedral.

Meal: No Meals

Cologne is the gateway to the Ruhr River basin, also known as the cradle of industrialization in Germany. More than 300 coal mines and large steel factories created an enormous industrial region that is now gradually being converted into a cultural area. Visit the Zeche Zollverein, former coal mine industrial complex (UNESCO).

Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast enjoy a sightseeing tour of Münster, famous for its beautiful historic centre where antique buildings coexist harmoniously with modern development. Continue to Bremen. Set on the banks of the Weser River, Bremen is known around the world as the city of the Bremen Town Musicians from the Brothers Grimm fairy-tale. The statue of the musicians next to the beautiful city hall and the statue of Roland have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004. In the afternoon travel to Hamburg.

Meal: Breakfast

Free day at your leisure to explore Hamburg. Although 100 km from the ocean, Hamburg owes its fame to its world renowned port. Hamburg has more bridges than Venice and features many lovely attractions, such as the Michel Church (the city’s symbol) and the Jungfernstieg and City Hall.

Meal: Breakfast

Travel from Hamburg to Lübeck. This city with its lovely old houses was once one of the most important centres of the Hanseatic League and was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1987. Continue to Schwerin, famous for its castle that stands on an island in the centre of town.

Meal: Breakfast

Visit the Schwerin Castle and then continue to Berlin, the capital of Germany. A divided city during the Cold War, Berlin is now one of the most important cultural centres in Europe and boasts exquisite museums, such as the Bode-Museum, and fascinating architecture, such as Potsdam Square.

Meal: Breakfast

In the morning visit some of the many attractions of Berlin, including the Brandenburg Gate, the Island of Museums (a UNESCO Site) and the German Parliament building. In the afternoon enjoy a pleasant river cruise on the Spree (approx. 1 hour) and some free time.

Meal: Breakfast

Visit Potsdam and the Sanssouci Palace (UNESCO). The former residence of the Prussian kings is a lovely city filled with palaces and gardens. Next travel to Weimar, the hometown of famous personalities such as Goethe, Schiller, Bach and Liszt.

Meal: Breakfast

Sightseeing tour of Weimar. The cradle of the Bauhaus movement and the 1999 European Cultural Capital, Weimar features an amazing collection of classic architecture. In the afternoon continue to Bamberg, located in northern Bavaria. The town is famous for its beer and features a lovely old city centre (UNESCO).

Meal: Breakfast

In the morning briefly pass through Nuremberg, a metropolis that has preserved much of its medieval charm. Our final destination today is Munich, the capital of the state of Bavaria. Munich is known around the world for its Oktoberfest, the largest beer festival in the world, the Bayern München football team and the BMW cars that are manufactured here.

Meal: Breakfast

In the morning visit the city’s best known attractions, such as the Marienplatz square with the elegant city hall, the bustling Viktualienmarkt with delicious gourmet products and the Hofbräuhaus brewery. In the afternoon you are free to explore this friendly city at your leisure and relax in a beer garden with a glass of outstanding local beer.

Meal: Breakfast

On the way to Füssen visit Oberammergau, a picturesque town known for its Passion play, impressive crafts and the rococo Wieskirche church, a UNESCO Heritage monument and an important pilgrimage destination in Bavaria.

Meal: Breakfast

In the morning visit Neuschwanstein Castle, built by Ludwig II. Today, Neuschwanstein is one of the most famous and most visited attractions in southern Germany. Continue via the beautiful region around Allgäu and Lake Constance to the Black Forest area.

Meal: Breakfast

Enjoy the tour through the Black Forest with magnificent views of the forest and canyons on the way to the Rhine valley. In the afternoon, you get to Heidelberg, situated on the Neckar River.

Meal: Breakfast

After a visit to the Heidelberg Castle and the historic centre, conclude the tour at Frankfurt airport.

Meal: Breakfast

Inclusions

. Accommodation and daily breakfast in all hotels.
. Transportation by car or minivan during the entire tour.
. English speaking driver-guide during the entire tour.
. Visits and excursions as mentioned.
. Admission to the castles in Schwerin, Sanssouci, Neuschwanstein and
Heidelberg.
. Tickets included: 1-day-ticket Museumsinsel Berlin, Zeche Zollverein
. Boat tour on the Spree river (1h).

Exclusions

Personal expenses, guides, entrance fees, gasoline, parking fees, speeding fines, winter tires, GPS, child seat for vehicle, vignette.

Notes

Hotel stay at 4 Star or similar.

Departure dates: Daily.

Prices subject to availability.

Min. 2 persons

Single travelers on request!

Self Drive (without guide) Option available on request. (Terms and conditions will vary).

Program Touring / Guide

Private touring

Trip Highlights

Frankfurt-Cologne-Münster-Hamburg-Schwerin-Berlin-Weimar-Bamberg-Munich-Füssen-Black Forest-Heidelberg-Frankfurt

Periodic Departure
01 Jan, 2024 to 31 Mar, 2025

2 pax
AUD 22,655 P P twin share
AUD 25,488 P P single
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4 pax
AUD 15,309 P P twin share
AUD 18,143 P P single
AVAILABLE

6 pax
AUD 12,046 P P twin share
AUD 14,880 P P single
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