Germany Vacation Package:
The Magic of the Black Forest

Germany vacation package: The Magic of the Black Forest
Vogtsbauernhof
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5 days in the Black Forest

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Note: This is a comprehensive vacation package (provided by tour operator)
Duration: 5 days
Recommended Destination Airport: Frankfurt Airport
Related Travel Guides: Frankfurt

Vacation Package Details:

5 days in the Black Forest

  • Transfer in from Frankfurt airport to your hotel (only on day 1 of the tour)
  • Transportation by car, minivan or bus during the entire tour (depending on number of participants)
  • English speaking tour guide during the entire tour (driver-guide for groups of 7 persons or less)
  • Accommodation at the hotels described or similar
  • Visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Admission to Heidelberg Castle and the Vogtsbauernhöfe museum
  • Typical Black Forest dinner
  • Visit to a cuckoo clock visitor center
  • Visit to a local Black Forest farm with cheese tasting

Cost Estimate:

  • $895 for 2 persons, 5 days
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Travel Itinerary

Day 1: Frankfurt

Day 1: Frankfurt
Frankfurt Skyline
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Arrival at Frankfurt airport and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore at your leisure. Frankfurt is the financial and commercial heart of Germany, with a fascinating contrast between the modern and historic parts of the city. Accommodation at the Hotel Mövenpick Frankfurt City****.


Day 2: Saturday Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Baden-Baden

Day 2: Saturday Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Baden-Baden
Heidelberg Schloss
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In the morning you travel to Heidelberg to visit the famous castle, followed by a tour of the 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. Then continue to Baden-Baden, the former summer residence of the European nobility and worldwide known for its thermal baths. Another attraction is the casino, at the foot of the black forest. Accommodation at the Leonardo Royal Hotel Baden Baden****.


Day 3: Vogtsbauernhof - Freiburg

Day 3: Vogtsbauernhof - Freiburg
Vogtsbauernhof
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Travel to Freudenstadt via the high route through the Black Forest, one of the most scenic tourist routes in Germany. This route offers spectacular views of the Rhine valley and the Vosges Mountains in the background. The drive includes stunning landscapes such as Mummel Lake. Visit the fascinating “Vogtsbauernho” open-air museum, for an overview of the history and culture of the Black Forest. The authentic displays give a wonderful impression of the traditional architecture and economy of Black Forest region. Then continue the tour to lovely Freiburg and accommodation at the Hotel Stadt Freiburg****.


Day 4: Freiburg - Breitnau

Day 4: Freiburg - Breitnau
Breitnau
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In the morning visit of Freiburg, famous for its beautiful church tower. In the afternoon continue to the heart of the Black Forest, where we will have an authentic experience this night: 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 Hofgut Sternen***+.


Day 5: Breitnau - Titisee - Frankfurt

Day 5: Breitnau - Titisee - Frankfurt
Titisee
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After breakfast our first stop is the cuckoo clock visitor center to learn more about these traditional clocks. Next we visit a traditional small farm where you may sample delicious local cheeses and see what life is like in the Black Forest. Around noon we arrive at Lake Titi and then continue to Frankfurt airport.


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