|Purpose:||Relaxation, Discovery, Culture, History|
|No. of days:||9 days - 8 nights|
|First & Last Cities:||Berlin, Frankfurt|
|Other cities:||Postdam, Dresden, Meissen, Wernberg Castle, Nuremberg, Munich, Oberammergau, Linderhof, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Neuschwanstein, Baden-Baden, Heidelberg|
|Starting cost:||From: $5,669 including airfare|
Day 1: Berlin
Arrival at the airport and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, ascend up to the TV tower. At a height of more than 656 feet above the city, you can enjoy an unforgettable view of Berlin accompanied by a welcome cocktail.
Day 2: Berlin
In the morning enjoy a city tour of Berlin and visit the top attractions of Germany’s capital, including the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdam Square. In the afternoon, your guide shows you the best shopping destinations in the city: browse the famous KaDeWe department store, visit the new luxury shopping center “The Q“ or explore exclusive boutiques like “The Corner“. [B]
Day 3: Berlin, Postdam (Sanssouci Palace), Dresden
The city of Potsdam with its famous Potsdam Palace is only a half hour drive from Berlin. Stroll the palace’s exquisite gardens and admire the building’s lovely interior in a private tour of the palace an hour and a half. Continue to the city of Dresden. Packed with gorgeous historic buildings like the Semper Opera or Zwinger palace, Dresden is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. Tour of the historic city center. At night we recommend visiting a performance in Semper opera or a concert in the renovated church of Our Lady. [B]
Day 4: Dresden, Meissen, Wernberg Castle
In the morning you have time to explore Dresden. Your guide will be pleased to offer recommendations and suggestions, such as a visit to the shops in the Altmarktgalerie. Then continue to the small town of Meissen, world famous for its porcelain production. After a tour of the historic city center and a visit to a porcelain manufacturer, we continue to Wernberg Castle. This impressive castle has been converted into an elegant boutique hotel. Relax in the hotel’s excellent spa. In the evening, enjoy a culinary feast in the hotel’s gourmet restaurant, which has been awarded 2 Michelin stars (Kastell - maître cuisine: Thomas Kellermann with 2 * Michelin). [B/D]
Day 5: Wernberg Castle, Nuremberg, Munich
After breakfast, continue to Nuremberg. Set on the shores of the Pegnitz river, the city’s Gothic churches, romantic houses and peaceful squares create an unforgettable setting. Kaiserstrasse boasts numerous boutiques, packed with international fashion labels, classic paintings, artwork and upscale home furnishings. City Tour. In the afternoon we continue to Munich, the capital of Bavaria and home of BMW. [B]
Day 6: Munich
In the morning visit the city’s famous Marienplatz square with the elegant city hall and magnificent carillon, the church of Our Lady and the nearby Viktualienmarkt with delicious gourmet products. Also stroll the elegant Maximilianstrasse, lined with upscale boutiques and lovely shops. We will be pleased to help you find any specialty items. In the evening we recommend ascending to the top of the Olympic tower to enjoy a delicious dinner in the excellent restaurant “181” who offers spectacular views of Munich and the nearby Alps. [B/D]
Day 7: Munich, Oberammergau, Linderhof, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Continue the tour to Oberammergau, a village that has become famous for its Passion Play and its exquisite crafts. Along the way we visit the Wieskirche church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon, explore Linderhof Palace. This is one of the 3 castles built by king Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only castle where he spent most of his time. Today’s final destination is Garmisch Partenkirchen, the capital of winter sports and the capital of Germany’s Winter Olympics. Here we also find Germany’s highest mountain, Zugspitze (2.962 meters). Spend the night in the hotel nearby Schloss Elmau, idyllically located in the middle of the Alps. Dinner at the hotel. [B/D]
Day 8: Garmisch Partenkirchen, Neuschwanstein, Baden-Baden
In the morning, visit Neuschwanstein Castle. Germany’s most famous castle was built by Ludwig II, who was also known as the Mad King because of strong personality and eccentricities. The Bavarian King began construction between 1869 and 1886. Resembling the medieval castles of the German knights, this castle served as the inspiration for Walt Disney when he created the castle of the Sleeping Beauty in Disneyland. Then we continue to Baden-Baden, the former summer residence European nobility. It is also world famous for its elegant hot springs and casino. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city. At night relax in one of the luxurious spas or try your luck at the race track or the casino. Conclude this tour with a delicious gourmet dinner at the hotel or at one of Baden-Baden’s top restaurants. [B]
Day 9: Baden-Baden, Heidelberg, Frankfurt
After breakfast we depart for Heidelberg. Idyllically located on the shores of the Neckar River, Heidelberg is Germany’s oldest university and one of the most popular destinations in the country. Visit the castle and the historic city center. Heidelberg also features one of the largest pedestrian areas in all of Germany and offers excellent shopping. In the afternoon, continue to Frankfurt. Transfer to the airport. [B]
[B] = Buffet breakfast | [B/D] = Buffet breakfast and Dinner
- Airfare USA-Berlin/Frankfurt-USA
- Private arrival and departure transfers
- 8 nights’ accommodation at deluxe hotels
- Berlin 2 nights
- Dresden 1 night
- Wernberg 1 night
- Munich 2 nights
- Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1 night
- Baden-Baden 1 night
- Buffet breakfast daily
- 3 dinners
- Visits of:
- Berlin TV Tower
- Brandenburg Gate
- Postdam Square
- Berlin Shopping glimpse
- Sanssouci Palace
- Zwinger Palace
- Wernberg Castle
- Nuremberg Kaiserstrasse
- English-speaking tour guide
- Munich Marienplatz square
- Wieskirche church
- Opympic Park
- Neuschwanstein Castle
- Baden-Baden “nobility” tour
- Heidelberg castle
- Luxury car for the duration of the tour
- English-speaking driver-guide
- Taxes and service fees
Not included in tour
- Taxes or surcharges related to airline tickets
- Travel insurance
- All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
- Other meals not mentioned in itinerary
- Extras and gratuities
- Early check-in, late check-out
- Expenses of personal nature
Hotels in your Tour
|Wernberg||Burg Wernberg Castle||5|
|Munich||Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski||4.5|
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking
From: $5,669 including airfare
Add-ons available from all US gateways.
Prices are per person and may change without notice
This program can be customized for individuals and groups.
Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request
We also be glad to adjust the airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares
You may add or remove;
Cities and sites
The program was designed with private services, however, we may substitute shared sightseeing where available
If you prefer deluxe services we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.
Once we have designed the program the way you want we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.
Tour Code: DE08BER20MT
- Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
- We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
- Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.
- Private arrival and/or departure transfer
- Theater, opera or concerts tickets
- Private city tours by helicopter
- The options suggested in the itinerary will be quoted at time of booking
- If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
- In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
- Booking both air an land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
- We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.