MAGICAL BAVARIA

7 Days / 6 Nights                       

Itinerary:

DAY 1: Munich: Arrive in Munich and enjoy a private transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to spend at your leisure. You can discover the capital of the state of Bavaria which is famous for Oktoberfest, annually celebrated in September.

DAY 2: Munich: Today you join the rest of the group. We visit the city’s main attractions, concluding the tour at the Marienplatz square with its famous clock tower. The afternoon is free to explore at your leisure. You can go North to discover the Olympic Park of Munich, stay in the inner ring and explore the Englischer Garten, or go to Dachau to visit the Concentration Camp Memorial Site, among so many other possible activities.

DAY 3: Saturday: Munich – Berchtesgaden – Munich: After breakfast, we start our day excursion to Berchtesgaden. Berchtesgaden is a typical traditional Alpine village at the foot of Mount Watzmann. Berchtesgaden National Park, created in 1978, is the only national alpine park in Germany. The park was designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1990 for the protection of its breathtaking landscape. The region’s attractions include the salt mines, Lake Königssee and Obersalzberg with the Eagle’s Nest, once the site of Hitler’s mountain retreat. After a visit to the infamous Eagle’s Nest (depending on the weather conditions), you have time to take a boat tour on Lake Königssee (not included). In the afternoon, we return to Munich.

DAY 4: Munich – Rothenburg ob der Tauber – Nuremberg: In the morning we travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Romantic Germany. Experience a 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.

DAY 5: Nuremberg: 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.

DAY 6: Nuremberg – Würzburg – Frankfurt: 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.

DAY 7: Frankfurt: After breakfast transfer to the airport. End of tour.

Package Includes:

  • Transfer in Munich & out Frankfurt (only on day 1 and 7 of the tour)
  • Transportation by car or minivan from day 2-6 (depending on number of participants)
  • English speaking driver-guide from day 2-6
  • Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
  • Daily breakfast & city tax
  • Visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Admission to the Residence Palace in Würzburg
  • Rhine Cruise with wine tasting
  • Admission to Heidelberg, Neuschwanstein, Linderhof Palaces and the Residence Palace of Würzburg
  • Visit of the Eagle’s Nest
  • Visit of the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds of Nuremberg
  • “snow ball” tasting in Rothenburg

This tour can also be done as a self-drive tour

*Package descriptions and pricing are subject to change without notice.