Bus-Tour: The best of Romantic GermanyBerlin in/ Munich out
On this romantic bustour in Germany you are invited to the most impressive sights and the fascinating cultural heritage of the country and its capital of Berlin and Potsdam with its beautiful Sanssouci Palace. Enjoy an unforgettable river cruise on the Rhine while traveling along hillsides dotted with historical castles. Take a bus-trip on the Romantic Road back to the Middle Ages and explore the most photographed little towns of Dinkelsbuehl and Rothenburg, preserved in its original architecture for hundreds of years. Visit charming Heidelberg which has inspired many song writers and poets. Stop by at one of Europe’s most elegant spa resorts of Baden-Baden and enjoy the fabled Black Forest and Schaffhausen in Switzerland and see the impressive Rhine River Falls. Travel with our bus from Bavaria’s capital Munich through the Alpine country and visit Fairytale Castle Neuschwanstein, Oberammergau, wellknown for its wood-carvings and performance every ten years of the Passion Play. Don`t miss the lovely "Church in the Meadow” and travel to Salzburg in Austria and have included the delight "Sound of Music Country” !
Day 1- Arrive at BerlinA warm welcome awaits you upon arrival Munich airport, followed by a bus-transfer to your hotel. (D/OV)
Day 2 - Berlin and Potsdam
Day 3 - Bustour Berlin - Hanover
Day 4 - Hanover - Kassel - OffenbachToday’s bus-charter-route takes you south to Kassel, home of the Brothers Grimm and delightfully situated in a basin of the Fulda river valley. An orientation drive will guide you along the city’s imposing Town Hall and goes straight to Castle Wilhelmshoehe, where Napoleon III was lodged after his capture at the battle of Sedan in 1871. - After a break your bus-tour continues on the "autobahn” to Offenbach, near Frankfurt. Offenbach is noted as the center of the German leather industry and hosts an International Leather Goods Fair every year. It is also known for its "Kaiser-Friedrich-Quelle”, a soda water spring with the highest alkaline content in Germany. In the evening you will arrive at your hotel for dinner and overnight. (B & D / OV)
Day 5- Rhine River Cruise and Moselle River Valey
Day 6 - Bustour Offenbach - Romantic Road - HeilbronnThis morning you leave Offenbach and head over to Wuerzburg, a former seat of the prince-bishops and its landmark "Residenz”, Germany’s biggest Baroque palace. Soon after you drive on the Romantic Road and stop at walled town Rothenburg with its almost untouched towers, gates and fountains since the 16th and 17th Century. A walking tour will lead you to Rothenburgs old Town Hall of Renaissance and Gothic style, to the St. James Church with its beautiful altar, a masterpiece by wood-carver Tilman Riemenschneider and to the medieval "Baumeisterhaus”, a restaurant from 1596. -Take some free time to rest, browse or shop around before you travel on the Romantic Road to Dinkelsbuehl, still surrounded by medieval ramparts and watch-towers since the 15th Century. The old market place, half timbered burgher houses and St. George’s Church of the year 1450 are among the most photographed sights in Dinkelsbuehl. - In the evening you will arrive at your hotel in Heilbronn for dinner. (B & D / OV)
Day 7 - Bus Charter Tour Heilbronn - Heidelberg - Baden Baden
Day 8 Baden Baden - Black Forest - Freiburg/Glottertal Coach Hire TourToday you start with a scenic charterbu-sdrive through the valleys of the Black Forest by way of one of the most popular summer and winter sports resorts Freudenstadt, on to Titisee, situated right next to a picturesque lake of natural beauty. Here you can shop unique cuckoo-clocks or just wander around. Later you arrive Freiburg, an old university city, and see its landmark "Muenster". The "Munster" is one of Germany´s most impressive cathedrals of the 13th century. - Enjoy some free time here. Then bustransfer to your hotel in the Glottertal Valley, located in the charming Black Forest region. (B & D/ OV)
Day 9 - Bus-Charter-Tour Black Forest - Rhine River Falls - MunichToday your bustour will take you first into Switzerland to Schaffhausen to see the Rhine River Falls, the most powerful river falls in Europe which Wolfgang von Goethe described as the "Source of the Ocean"! Then our route leads back to Germany with a next stop at Donaueschingen and its beautiful castle park to admire a magnificent fountain, known as the Danube-Source. - Later you are heading east to travel along Lake Constance, the so called "Three Country Lake", because it shares its fertile shores with Switzerland, Germany and Austria. See Lindau following the route north to Munich to our home for the upcoming three nights. (B & D/ OV)
Day 10 - Munich Bus Tour
Day 11 - Bus-Charter Tour to Castle Neuschwanstein - Oberammergau - Church in the Meadow
Day 12 - Salzburg Bus Tour and "Sound of Music Country"A great Austrian sightseeing tour is waiting today as your charter-bus takes you first along Bavaria´s largest lake "Chiemsee" and over to Austria. Soon you arrive Salzburg which is dominated by its 11th century fortress "Hohensalzburg", truly one of Austria´s and Europe´s most loved cities. An city bustour will pass the Horse Trough, used for the archbishop´s stables about 300 years ago and Festival buildings, the bustour will lead to Mirabell Gardens with a stop to view remains of a luxurious mansion dating from the 17th century. Go on an easy walk through the old center of Salzburg where you enjoy the lively and picturesque pedestrian zone of "Getreidegasse" and Mozart´s birthplace on house number 9. Explore the "Domplatz" with its great Cathedral of 1655 and "Residenz" of the former archbishops and where Emperors Franz-Josef, Napoleon III and Wilhelm I met in 1871 after the battle of Sedan. Spend some time to do as you like before you continue with you bustour to Austria´s most lovely "Salzkammergut" and beautiful Mondsee lake district. There you will be visiting its former Abbey built in a Baroque style and since 1740 a Parish church used for the wedding scene when making the famous film "The Sound of Music"! Return to Munich in time for freshen up at your hotel. - Tonight you visit one of Munich´s famous restaurants for a very special dinner and local folklore music entertainment. As a special surprise there will be a drawing of valuable gifts with everyone winning. We wish this last evening to be the most enjoyable one of your trip! (B & D/OV)
Day 13 - Last day of the TourLeave your hotel in the morning for a bus-transfer to Munich Airport. Your unforgettable "Best of Romantic Germany" tour ends here, say "Auf Wiedersehen" now to your driver before your flight takes you back home! (B)
Please note and on request: Serving any other airport in Germany!
What the Land Tour all includes:
- Bus-transfers between airports of Berlin and Munich
- Baggage handling in/out all hotels
- A welcome reception upon arrival in Berlin
- 12 accommodations at first class hotels, rooms with private bath or shower, toilet, hair-dryer, TV, telephone, minibar and a writing desk. On hotels further informations on request.
- 12 buffet-style breakfasts 12 three-courses dinners, one of it last evening in a special restaurant with wine or beer, local music and folklore entertainment.
- Bustours in a private and late-model coach, equipped with all facilities, like washroom/toilet, air-condition, panoramicwindows, reclinig seats and with beverages/ snacks on board, WiFi.
- All excursions, sightseeings, entrance fees where applicable, including Rhine river cruise and two wine tastings as per itinerary.
- A valuable gift to each member of tour with last night´s farewell dinner