Germany Vacation Package:
Black Forest & Romantic Germany

Germany vacation package: Black Forest & Romantic Germany
Frankfurt
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9 days in Frankfurt

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Note: This is a comprehensive vacation package (provided by tour operator)
Duration: 9 days
Recommended Destination Airport: Frankfurt Airport
Related Travel Guides: Frankfurt

Vacation Package Details:

9 days in Frankfurt

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:

  • $1619 for 2 persons, 9 days
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Travel Itinerary

Day 1: Frankfurt

Day 1: Frankfurt
Frankfurt
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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: Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Baden-Baden

Day 2: 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: Lake Titisee - Lindau - Füssen

Day 5: Lake Titisee - Lindau - Füssen
Titisee
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After breakfast we enjoy a short presentation on the cuckoo clock production. We continue to a small traditional Black Forest farm where we will have a cheese tasting and you will see the true life of the Black Forest. After we will travel to Lake Titisee, nestled in the legendary Black Forest. We continue the tour to the small island of Lindau in Lake Constance, which offers spectacular views of the Alps. Depending on weather conditions we will take the Alpine road from Lindau to Oberstaufen and Immenstadt to our final destination Füssen, the southernmost point on our tour of Romantic Germany. Accommodation at the Hotel Hirsch****.


Day 6: Neuschwanstein Castle

Day 6: Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein Castle
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We begin the day with a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle, built by Ludwig II, the notorious “Mad King“. In the midday we travel to Oberammergau, famous for its Passion Play and lovely crafts. Along the way we visit the Wieskirche Church before continuing the tour to visit Linderhof Castle. This is one of the 3 castles built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only one where the king actually lived for a significant amount of time. After a brief stop at the Ettal Benedictine Abbey, today‘s final destination is Innsbruck. Accommodation at the Hotel Grauer Bär****.


Day 7: Innsbruck

Day 7: Innsbruck
Innsbruck
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In the morning we enjoy a sightseeing tour of Innsbruck, Austria, located in the Inn valley, in the heart of the Alps. In the afternoon we travel to Munich. Accommodation at the Maritim Hotel Munich****.


Day 8: Munich

Day 8: Munich
Hofgartentempel
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After breakfast we visit the city’s main attractions, concluding the tour at the Marienplatz square with its famous clock tower. The capital of Bavaria state, Munich, is famous for its Oktoberfest, which is annually celebrated in September. The afternoon is free to explore at your leisure. In the evening you enjoy a traditional Bavarian dinner. Accommodation at the Maritim Hotel Munich****.


Day 9: Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Frankfurt

Day 9: Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Frankfurt
Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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After breakfast we travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Romantic Germany. Sightseeing tour of this lovely medieval town concluding with a Schneeballen (snow ball) tasting, a pastry considered the signature dish of Rothenburg. Next we travel to Frankfurt. The program ends at Frankfurt airport, around 6 pm.


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