11 Days / 10 Nights - From Frankfurt to Munich Selected and Traditional Hotels Cable Car Ticket to Mountzwolferhorn
Southern Germany offers magical landscapes with lush rolling hills, medieval towns and picturesque castles such as Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. The combination with Austria shows you impressive mountains, magnificent lakes and historical cities, which leading to an unforgettable travel experience.
Day 1 - Sunday Frankfurt
Arrival at Frankfurt airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to spend at your leisure. Frankfurt is the financial and commercial heart of Germany, a city full of fascinating contrasts between modern development and historic landmarks. At 7 pm you will meet your guide at the welcome-dinner at the hotel. Accommodation at the Hotel
MOvenpick Frankfurt City****.
Day 2 - Monday Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Black Forest
In the morning we travel from Frankfurt to Heidelberg. Visit the famous castle ascending with the cable car and enjoy a sightseeing tour of its 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. We continue to the famous Black Forest region. This night we will have an authentic experience: 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 3 - Tuesday Black Forest - Lake Titisee - Lindau - Fussen
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 boasts 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 Fussen, the southernmost point on our tour of Romantic Germany. Accommodation at the Hotel Hirsch****.
Day 4 - Wednesday Neuschwanstein - Wieskirche - Oberammergau - Linderhof - Innsbruck
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 GrauerBär****.
Day 5 - Thursday - Innsbruck - Munich
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 Holiday Inn Munich City Centre****.
Day 6 - Friday - Munich
After breakfast we visit the city’s main attractions, concluding the tour at the Marienplatz square with its famous clock tower. Munich, the capital of the state of Bavaria 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 Holiday Inn Munich City Centre****.
Day 7 - Saturday Munich - Passau - Linz
In the morning we travel to Passau. This city, on the border between Germany and Austria, has a very privileged location on the Danube, the Inn and the Ilz rivers. In the afternoon we cross the Austrian border to the city of Linz, a picturesque town on the banksof the Danube river. Accommodation at the Arcotel Nike****.
Day 8 - Sunday Linz - Durnstein - Melk - Vienna
After breakfast we enjoy a short stop at the village of Durnstein, nestled in the heart of the magnificent Wachau Valley. The charming town of Durnstein offers the unique combination of a breathtaking scenery and traditional architecture. It was in the Kuenringer Castle, whose ruins still overlook Durnstein, that the English King Richard Lionheart was held prisoner. We continue to Melk for a short visit to the famous Abbey. Finally we arrive the magnificent capital of Austria. Accommodation at the Hotel Arcotel Wimberger****.
Day 9 - Monday Vienna
Sightseeing tour of Vienna. We admire theOpera, Hofburg Palace,HeroesGate, Parliament, theCouncil and the other attractions.Afternoon free to explore Vienna at your leisure. At night attenda gala dinneraccompanied bylive classicalmusic(optional, not included). Accommodation at the Hotel Arcotel Wimberger****.
Day 10 - Tuesday Vienna - Lake District - Salzburg
In the morning we continue to the Lake District and ascendMountZwOlferhornby cable car to enjoy wonderful views over theLakeWolfgang. Continue to the city of Salzburg, where the genius composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born. Sightseeing tour with examples of breathtaking Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque artistry. Our visit also includes the world famous Mirabell Gardens and we see the house where Mozart grew up. Accommodation at the Hotel NH Salzburg City****.
Day 11 - Wednesday Salzburg - Berchtesgaden - Chiemsee - Munich
After breakfast we travel along the KOnigsee River Valley, through the Bavarian mountains, along romantic farmhouses to Obersalzberg. Special buses and an elevator will bring us to the Eagle´s Nest. From there we continue to Lake Chiemsee, the “Bavarian Sea” for a short stop. The program ends at Munich Airport, around 6 pm.