Bus-Tour: The best of North and East GermanyHanover in/ Hanover out
A leisure package tour with only one hotel base!
Take advantage of this perfect package leisure tour using only one hotel base and take daily bus-excursions to discover Germanys capital of Berlin, nearby Potsdam and its beautiful Sanssouci Palace. Enjoy Germanys outstanding heathland with its flowering seasons, visit the historic city of Dresden, learn the history of the countries world-famous porcelain in Meissen and admire magnificent Fairytale-Castle Schwerin. Experience the city of Weimar, East Germanys heart of art, literature and culture, explore Germanys largest harbor-city Hamburg with its famous amusement quarter St. Pauli and join us for an impressive Hamburg harbor cruise!
Day 1 - Arrive Hannover Airport - Bus-Transfer to MagdeburgA warm welcome awaits you upon arrival at Hannover airport followed by a comfortable bustransfer to the city of Magdeburg, founded during the 10th Century by Emperor Otto I the Great. A city-bustour shows the mighty Magdeburg Dom and Gothic landmark of the 13th Century before we arrive at your hotel, home for the upcoming 8 nights. Dinner at your hotel. (D / OV)
Day 2 - Bustour Berlin and Potsdam
Day 3 - A Bus Excursion tio the Lueneburg Heath
You will be visiting an ornithological park in Walsrode. The Park is decorated with flowers and thousands of birds from all over the world are here, such as stilt birds and a variety of web-footed, like cranes, ibis, flamingoes and many others.
You can observe tropical birds flying in a large bird hall, a great collection of parrots and budgerigars are striking both for its sound and visual effect. -Following a leisurely break we continue with our bustour. The next highlight is waiting for us at the town of Undeloh, an attractive village where houses shelter beneath huge oak trees and kept apart from civilization. - Some later, a short busdrive from here takes you to the city of Lueneburg which is known for its famous brick houses, it´s impressive Town Hall, an assemblage of different buildings dating from the 13th to the 18th Century and a Gothic cloister and fountain. Time is yours again to shop or rest, before we return to our hotel in time for dinner. (B & D/OV)
Day 4 - Bus Tour to Wittenberg, Dresden and Meissen
Day 5 - Coach Trip to Castle Schwerin
Day 6 - Bus Excursion to WeimarThis morning your charter-bus takes you to the city of Weimar in the province of Thuringia. Weimar is the seat of literature and arts and was home of composers like Liszt and Bach and of the poets Schiller, Nietzsche and Goethe . Also Gropius formed his famous "Bauhaus" school of art and architecture here. In Weimar the first but short-lived Republic was founded in 1919 by the German National Assembly. The city bus-tour will show Weimars market place and next to it Weimars largest cobblestone square "Theaterplatz". You will visit the Central Library, an unique Renaissance building that was later transformed into a masterpiece of Rococo design and art. We will also see the "Stadtkirche", a Baroque cathedral that shows Lucas Cranach´s famous Winged Altar and the "Goethehaus" with an interior decor from oak-carved furniture to the pewter gaslights and wood cutlery. Goethe lived here until his death in 1832. On request and only a few miles out of Weimar, a side trip will show you one of Nazi´s former death camps Buchenwald. Today it is a reminder of World War II´s horror. - Later we will return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. (B & D/OV)
Day 7 - Bus Tour Hamburg and Harbor Cruise
Day 8 - A free Day - Organ Concert - Special Dinner PartyToday is at your disposal. - As a highlight you will enjoy a private organ concert toward evening before we join again for a farewell dinner at our hotel. This evening means a special occasion with local music and entertainment. In addition and as a surprise there will be a drawing of valuable gifts with everyone winning. We wish the last evening to be the most enjoyable one of this great leisure tour! (B & D/OV)
Day 9 - Last Day of the TourAfter the breakfast its time to say "Auf Wiedersehen" to the wonderful Old World of Germany! Your bus driver takes you back to your arrival point, wishing you a most happy return! (B)
Please note and on request: Serving any other airport in Germany!
What the Land Tour all includes:
- Bus-Transfers between Hanover Airport and hotel
- Baggage handling in/out hotel
- A welcome reception day of arrival
- 8 accommodations in a first class hotel, all rooms with private bath or shower, toilet, Hair-dryer, TV, telephone, minibar and writing desk. On request further informations.
- 8 buffet-style breakfasts and 8 three-courses dinners, one in Hamburg and farewell dinner with wine, music and local entertainment.
- Touring by a private and late-model charter-coach, equipped with all facilities, like washroom/toilet, air-conditioned, panoramic windows, reclining seats and with beverage/snacks on bord, WiFi
- All excursions, sightseeings, entrance fees where applicable, including harbor cruise and a private organ concert, as per itinerary.