Southern Germany offers magical landscapes with lush rolling hills, medieval towns and picturesque castles. Travel back in time with a visit to Rothenburg ob der Tauber and tour beautiful castles such as Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. Impressive mountains and magnificent lakes make this an unforgettable romantic travel experience.
-Transfer in from Frankfurt airport to your hotel
-Transportation by car, minivan or bus during the entire tour
-English speaking tour guide during the entire tour
-Accommodation at the hotels described or similar
-Daily buffet breakfast
-Welcome dinner, traditional Black Forest Dinner and typical regional farewell-dinner in Munich
-Admission to Heidelberg, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castles
-Visits and excursions as listed in the program
-Visit to a cuckoo clock visitor center
-Visit to a local Black Forest farm with cheese tasting
-“snow ball” tasting in Rothenburg
Arrival at Frankfurt airport your private guide-driver, for your entire stay, will transfer you 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. Accommodation at the Hotel Mövenpick Frankfurt City.
In the morning you travel from Frankfurt to Heidelberg. Visit the famous castle ascending with the cable car and enjoy a sightseeing tour of its 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. You continue to the famous Black Forest region. This night you will have an authentic experience: enjoy a typical Black Forest dinner and overnight in a romantically located hotel. If you like, have a little walk to the beautiful Ravenna Gorge or see the region’s oldest chapel, both are next to the hotel. Accommodation at the Best Western Hotel HofgutSternen.
After breakfast you enjoy a short presentation on the cuckoo clock production. You continue to a small traditional Black Forest farm where you will have a cheese tasting and you will see the true life of the Black Forest. After you will travel to Lake Titisee, nestled in the legendary Black Forest. The tour continues to the small island of Lindau in Lake Constance, which boasts spectacular views of the Alps. Depending on weather conditions you will take the Alpine road from Lindau to Oberstaufen and Immenstadt to your final destination Füssen, the southernmost point on your tour of Romantic Germany. Accommodation at the Hotel Hirsch.
You begin the day with a visit of the Neuschwanstein Castle, built by Ludwig II, the notorious “Mad King“. In the midday you travel to Oberammergau, famous for its “Passion Play” and lovely crafts. Along the way you visit the Wieskirche Church before continuing the tour to visit Linderhof Castle. This is one of the 3 castles built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only one where the king actually lived for a significant amount of time, after that, a brief stop at the Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Today‘s final destination is Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany’s winter sports capital and site of the 1936 winter Olympics. This mountainous region also features Germany’s highest peak, Zugspitze (2.962 m). Accommodation at the Rheinischer Hof.
In the morning you enjoy a sightseeing tour of Innsbruck, in Austria, located in the Inn valley, in the heart of the Alps. In the afternoon you travel to Munich. Accommodation at Holiday Inn Munich City Centre.
After breakfast you will visit the city’s main attractions, concluding the tour at the Marienplatz square with its famous clock tower. The capital of the Bavaria state, Munich, 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. Accommodation at Holiday Inn Munich City Centre.
After breakfast you travel to Rothenburgob der Tauber, one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Romantic Germany. You will appreciate a sightseeing tour of this lovely medieval town concluding with a Schneeballen (snow ball) tasting, a pastry considered as the signature dish of Rothenburg. Next you travel to Frankfurt. Accommodation at the Hotel Mövenpick Frankfurt City.
After your breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport by your private driver.
|Date||Priced Per Person From|
Guests booking will stay at the hotels below or similar. For more options, contact a Maupintour travel specialist today at 1-800-255-4266, or request more information.
Movenpick Frankfurt City (or similar)
Located in one of Germany’s finest cities, the modern and comfortable Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt City is the perfect choice. The hotel is ideally located next to the fairground and Vis-à-Vis the new shopping centre Skyline Plaza; to offer you any convenience and facilities. For outings, take the nearby metro to visit the charming old city of Frankfurt.
Black Forest Region
Best Western Hotel Hofgut Sternen (or similar)
A comfortable hotel in the typical Black Forest style, situated in a quiet park area within easy access, it is a great starting point for nice walking tours. Nearby are mountain bike rentals, Black Forest cuckoo clock and glassblower’s workshop with gift shop and St. Oswald’s chapel, the oldest chapel of the Higher Black Forest. It’s 8 km from Titisee lake and 11 km from Feldberg ski area.
Hotel Hirsch (or similar)
The Hirsch Hotel is located at the edge of the picturesque old town of Füssen. This Art Nouveau family-run hotel ensures you a quiet stay in the Bavaria region and is surrounded by an alpine landscape among mountains and lakes as well as close to the famous royal castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein – the former residences of King Ludwig II. Fussen is at the southern end of the Romantic road and beside the ancient Roman road known as the Via Claudia Augusta.
Rheinischer Hof (or similar)
This family-run hotel is in the world-famous winter sports resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The Rheinischer Hof is at the foot of the Zugspitze Mountain, and near the Austrian border. The surrounding countryside of the Bavarian Alps is ideal for hiking, biking, and skiing
Holiday Inn Munich City Centre (or similar)
Enjoy a relaxing stay at the contemporary Holiday Inn Munich City Centre hotel, just 10 minutes walking from Marienplatz central square. Only 45 minutes by S-Bahn from Munich Airport to the art-filled spaces of Holiday Inn Munich – City Centre.
Note: Limited Availability, some hotels may not be available. Prices are per person.
Tours can be customized for any number of travelers, on any date. Extra days may be added.