12 Days Highlights of Germany Tour
Type: Tours at Local Area
Location: Frankfurt - Frankfurt
Start From: Frankfurt, Germany
Special Prices / E-voucher / Fixed Date Ticket / Join Group / Meet your Guide
This comprehensive holiday focuses on the crown jewels of Germany, starting and ending in Frankfurt. Begin with a panoramic Rhine River cruise. Then, see Cologne with its gothic cathedral, the historic buildings of legendary Hamelin, the harbor city of Hamburg, and Hanseatic Lübeck. Enjoy two overnights in Berlin, Germany’s once-divided capital, then the cultural centers of Dresden and Leipzig. Stop in Weimar, where the Bauhaus movement started in the 1920s, and Coburg, with its medieval fortress. From Nuremberg, discover the half-timbered houses of picture-postcard Rothenburg, then follow some of the scenic Romantic Road. Wander at leisure in Munich’s Marienplatz and experience the gem of the Bavarian Alps: King Ludwig’s fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle. Enjoy more German panoramas as you drive through the famed Black Forest and stop in Heidelberg before returning to Frankfurt, where you’ll say “Prost!” to this exciting adventure.
Rhine cruise, visits to Cologne cathedral, Hamelin, Hamburg orientation drive, Lubeck, Leipzig, Weimar, Coburg castle, Nuremberg, Rothenburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, Heidelberg.
Rhine Valley, Romantic Road, Bavarian Alps, Black Forest.
Rhine river with Hohenzollern bridge, Cologne, Germany
Famous folk tale of the Pied Piper statue of Hamelin and the old scenic houses, Hamelin, Germany
Famous Munich city hall at The Marienplatz, Munich, Germany
Beautiful view of world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany
Landmarks and beautiful towns Heidelberg, Germany
Day 1 : ARRIVE IN FRANKFURT, GERMANY.
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to see some of Frankfurt. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers. (D)
Day 2 : FRANKFURT - RHINE CRUISE - COLOGNE - RHINELAND.
Today's highlight is an included Rhine cruise from Oberwesel to Boppard to enjoy scenic views of the Rhineland, including the famous Lorelei rock. The next highlight is Cologne and a visit to its impressive gothic CATHEDRAL, started in 1248 and completed in 1880. (B,D)
Day 3 : RHINELAND - HAMELIN - HAMBURG.
This morning, journey into Niedersachsen to visit Hamelin. Admire its town centre with its colourful historical buildings and magically fancy gables echoing the story of the Pied Piper. Continue to Hamburg, where you may want to join an optional harbour cruise. (B)
Day 4 : HAMBURG - LUBECK-BERLIN.
Start the day with an orientation drive in Hamburg, one of Germany's greatest maritime cities. Later this morning, leave for Lubeck, formerly a free Hanseatic city and independent state. Lubeck, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is considered the cultural capital of northern Germany. Thomas Mann, Gunther Grass, and Willy Brandt-all Nobel laureates-were among the famous residents of this city. Later, arrive in Berlin and enjoy your first evening in the capital of Germany. (B)
Day 5 : BERLIN.
No longer divided but every bit as fascinating, Berlin was once the city of contrasts with the wall separating two different worlds. Now, the city has developed into a harmonious blend of new and old, preserving its historical buildings and impressive boulevards as well as creating brand new buildings in the most daring architectural styles. See all of this on the included city sightseeing with a Local Guide. Maybe join an optional excursion this afternoon. (B)
Day 6 : BERLIN - DRESDEN - LEIPZIG.
Travel southwest to Dresden, the old capital of Saxony and at one time rightly called the "Florence on the Elbe." See the ZWINGER CARILLON PAVILION and much more on your included sightseeing. Then it's on to Leipzig, where composers Johann Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn lived the last years of their lives. It was Mendelssohn who founded the Leipziger Conservatory in 1843. (B,D)
Day 7 : LEIPZIG - WEIMAR - COBURG - NUREMBERG.
Leave Leipzig to visit Weimar, home to many intellectuals of the past but mainly known for the name given to the historical period of the "Republic of Weimar." This city is also famed as the home of the Bauhaus architectural movement in the 1920s. Next stop is Coburg. Visit the dominating and mighty VESTE COBURG CASTLE, built in 1225. Continue to Nuremberg for a visit to its famous town centre, dominated by the imperial castle. (B)
Day 8 : NUREMBERG - ROTHENBURG - MUNICH.
Drive along the Romantic Road, through towns and villages protected by medieval towered gates and battlements, with squares of half-timbered houses and richly decorated fountains. Visit a fine example of this architecture in the quaint medieval centre of Rothenburg. Overnight in Munich. (B)
Day 9 : MUNICH.
With a Local Guide, take advantage of the included sightseeing tour of the city known as Germany's "Secret Capital." Time to admire the beautiful main square, MARIENPLATZ, do some shopping, and sample its most famous product-beer! (B,D)
Day 10 : MUNICH - NEUSCHWANSTEIN - BLACK FOREST AREA.
Leave Munich and drive into the heart of the Bavarian Alps to visit the most famous 19th-century, neoromantic castle of the world, King Ludwig II's fairytale NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE. Enjoy more idyllic scenery on your way through the Black Forest. (B,D)
Day 11 : BLACK FOREST AREA - HEIDELBERG - FRANKFURT.
The day starts with a visit to Heidelberg. This city is the location of Germany's oldest university and became an inspiration and myth for the German Romantic movement. From here, continue to Frankfurt. (B)
Day 12 : FRANKFURT.
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Good accommodations are vital to your enjoyment on tour, so we pre-screen before selecting. Hotels are as shown, although it may be necessary to substitute with an alternate hotel of equivalent standard.
FRANKFURT Mercure Friedrichsdorf Bad Homburg (ST) or Qgreenhotel by Melia (F) or Leonardo Royal Frankfurt (F)
RHINELAND Leonardo Koeln Airport (F) or Leonardo Royal Am Stadtwald (F)
HAMBURG NH Altona Hamburg (F) or NH Hamburg City (F)
BERLIN NH Alexanderplatz (F) or City Hotel Berlin East (F)
LEIPZIG NH Leipzig Messe (F)
NUREMBERG Ramada Parkhotel (F)
MUNICH Achat Premium Muenchen Sud (ST) or Ibis Parkstadt (TC)
BLACK FOREST H+ Hotel at Herrenberg (F)
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Meals: Buffet breakfasts daily; 5 dinners
Professional tour guide (English speaking)
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MERCURE HOTEL BAD HOMBURG IM DAMMWALD 1 FRIEDRICHSDORF-HOMBURG 61381 GERMANY Phone: 49 6172 7390 Fax: 49 6172 739852
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