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Germany

ROMANTIC GERMANY (7 days)


          Price $ 1,199         
          

          
            
          

            
          

Highlights

Hop-on Hop-off tour of Paul's Church Square, the Botanical Garden and the Opera House
Rhine Valley day trip, Romer town hall, St Paul's Church, Frankfurt Cathedral, Hauptwache plaza
UNESCO World Heritage-listed Rhine Valley, Rhine River cruise with lunch
Drosselgasse in Rudesheim, Baden-Baden the Black Forest, Kurhaus and Baden-Baden Casino
Lake Mummelsee, Heidelberg Castle, Heidelberg's Old Town, Renaissance architecture See River Neckar, Karl Theodor
Bridge and Heidelberg University, Heidelberg Christmas Market, Cruise along the Main River
Frankfurt Cathedral and Europaturm, Neuschwanstein Castle, Linderhof Palace and Rothenburg ob der Tauber
King Ludwig II, Linderhof Palace, Palace of Versailles,Rothenburg, St Jacob's Church, Medieval Crime Museum
Breakfast and hotel accommodation include

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Frankfurt, Germany
Welcome to Frankfurt, enjoy your private transfer to the hotel. Check into your hotel and then take rest of the day. In the evening have dinner and enjoy the fabolous night life of Frankfurt.
Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2: Frankfurt City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
In the morning after having your breakfast your trip starts with the joy a hop-on hop-off tour in the heart of Europe and marvel at the best of Frankfurt from an open-top double-decker blue bus, complete with informative commentary. Hop on and off the bus at any stop, as many times as you like, to see the sights that interest you. With buses departing every 30 minutes and tickets valid for the whole day, this is the perfect way to explore Germany's financial capital.

Frankfurt Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Stops:
Central Station: Tour starting point                                                  Hauptwache: Main shopping area, pedestrian zone
Thurn & Taxis Palais/Jumeirah                                                         Financial Quarter
Frankfurt Opera House                                                                     Botanical Garden
National History Museum                                                                  Frankfurt Trade Fair Center
St Paul's Church Square                                                                    Museum Embankment: Museum district along the Main River
Eisener Steg/Sachsenhausen                                                             Haus der Jugend

In the evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3: Heidelberg Half-Day Trip from Frankfurt
In the morning after having your breakfast board your luxury coach in central Frankfurt, you'll travel approximately 50 miles (80 km) south to the lovely city of Heidelberg. Often described as Germany's most beautiful city, Heidelberg will greet you with pretty Renaissance buildings, framed by vivid green hills on both sides of the River Neckar.
Heidelberg Castle perches over the city, and a visit to its famous ruins will undoubtedly be a highlight of your half-day trip. The evocative castle was created as a combination of several buildings clustered around a courtyard, each one representing different styles of German architecture.
The castle is home to many interesting artifacts, including the incredible wine barrel that is stored within the castle ruins. Reputedly the largest in the world, the Heidelberg wine barrel can hold more than 51 US gallons (193 liters) of wine! Views from Heidelberg Castle are equally intriguing, and you'll enjoy panoramic views over Neckar Valley from an elevated viewpoint.
Back in Heidelberg itself, you'll take a walk around its medieval Old Town to see the famous Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) and the beautiful Church of the Holy Spirit. See Heidelberg University, which is Germany's oldest, before relaxing on your hour-long journey back to Frankfurt.
Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4: Black Forest and Baden-Baden Day Trip from Frankfurt
In the morning after having your breakfast leave the city of Frankfurt behind, and travel to the southwest corner of Germany by luxury coach. You'll head to the northern edge of Germany's Black Forest (Schwarzwald) to discover the sunny region of deep-green woodland that covers the mountains in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg.
The first stop on your day trip will be in Baden-Baden, a chic Black Forest spa town, for sightseeing with your expert guide. Visit the famous Belle Epoque Kurhaus Casino, one of the oldest and most beautiful gambling houses in Europe. Enjoy a guided tour of the historic casino, admire the extravagant interior furnishings and soak in the château-like atmosphere.
Your day trip continues with a scenic round-trip tour through the vast, deep-green woods of the Black Forest, known for being the inspiration for traditional cuckoo clocks and the delicious Black Forest cake. Marvel at the unspoiled nature and stop at the idyllic Lake Mummelsee, which has become the subject of several legends about mermaids and a mysterious underwater castle.
Before returning to Frankfurt, enjoy some free time to explore typical Black Forest shops and immerse yourself in the beautiful natural setting that inspired the Brothers Grimm fairy tales.
Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 5: Frankfurt Super Saver: City Highlights Tour plus Rhine Valley Cruise
In the morning after having your breakfast start your day with a sightseeing tour of Frankfurt by double-decker bus, showing you the many facets of the city including its mix of Baroque and modern architecture, lively plazas and impressive skyscrapers.
Listen to your audio guide as you cruise through the Museumsufer (Museum Embankment) and the sleek European banking center, marked by tall skyscrapers that characterize the city's imposing skyline. See the European Central Bank, the Stock Exchange, the Old Opera House and Goethe House, the former home of 18th-century literary genius Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe.
Admire the Romer town hall, constructed in the 15th century and once the site of celebrations during the elections and coronations of emperors. Continue to St Paul's Church, Frankfurt Cathedral (Gotischer Kirchturm) and Hauptwache, a famous Baroque plaza surrounded by modern buildings.
Your Frankfurt sightseeing tour is directly followed by a day trip to the lovely German countryside! You'll explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed part of the Rhine Valley, from Rudesheim to Sankt Goarshausen.
Stop at a riverside restaurant for lunch (included) before continuing to Sankt Goarshausen, where you'll board a steamer boat for a relaxing Rhine River cruise. Pass iconic Loreley Rock along the way.
On the way back to Frankfurt, stop in Rudesheim to briefly see the Drosselgasse, a 15th-century lane in Old Town. This narrow, cobblestone pedestrian street is brimming with lively restaurants, music venues, wine taverns and gardens. You'll arrive back in Frankfurt around 7pm.
Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6: Frankfurt Sightseeing Cruise
Your one-hour panoramic Frankfurt sightseeing cruise will show you a city full of contrast, traditional and modern, in the heart of Germany. On board your comfortable sightseeing cruise ship, see Frankfurt's top attractions, like Frankfurt Cathedral, the financial district (known locally as ‘Little Manhattan’) and Europaturm, Frankfurt's tallest building at 1,107 feet (337 meters) tall!
Enjoy onboard audio commentary in English and learn about the magnificent highlights you see. Discover how Frankfurt was the birthplace of the poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Anne Frank. Learn about the contrast of the city, combining an international commercial banking center with an atmosphere full of vibrant culture and traditional arts.
Sit back and relax on the spacious sun deck or enjoy the bar where you can purchase snacks and refreshments. Choose from five different departure times, giving you the flexibility to fit this cruise into your Frankfurt sightseeing schedule.
Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 7: Frankfurt Airport Private Departure Transfer
At the time of check-in we have collected your flight details. Your transfer will be confirmed within an hours and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver an hours prior to your transfer.
Check out from the hotel and drop off at airport where your romantic Germany experience ends.