FESTIVE CHRISTMAS MARKETS
Be enchanted by the most beautiful Christmas Markets and if you are still looking for a special gift - here is your chance:
Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Black Forest (1 night)- Lindau / Lake Constance - Neuschwanstein Castle /Füssen (1 night)- Oberammergau - Ettal - Munich (1 night)- Salzburg - Munich (1 night)- Rothenburg - Bad Windsheim (1 night) - Nuremberg - Bad Windsheim (1 night)- Wuerzburg - Frankfurt
Escorted Motorcoach Tour - 2 Guaranteed Departures
30 Nov 14 and 07 Dec 14
Day 1 (Sunday): Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Black Forest (D)
Depart from Frankfurt in the morning and drive to Heidelberg for a walking tour of the old university town. Our next stop is at the famous and one of the most beautiful spa resorts: Baden- Baden. In the afternoon continue to the Black Forest, home of the cuckoo clocks. Welcome dinner in the evening at your hotel.
Overnight at Hofgut Sternen in Breitnau or similar.
Day 2 (Monday): Black Forest - Lindau/Lake Constance - Neuschwanstein Castle/Füssen (B)
After breakfast depart for Lake Constance. Enjoy a walking tour in the picturesque island town of Lindau. Move into the Allgäu, viewing the fantastic Bavarian Alps. In Hohenschwangau we visit the fairy tale castle of King Ludwig II, the Neuschwanstein Castle.
Overnight at Treff Hotel Luitpoldpark or similar.
Day 3 (Tuesday): Fuessen - Oberammergau - Ettal - Munich (B)
This morning we drive to Oberammergau, home of the famous Passion Play which takes place every 10 years. Stop at the Benedictine Monastery of Ettal. On to Munich. Enjoy an extensive city tour ending at the romantic Christmas Market. Enjoy some time of exploring and shopping.
Overnight at hotel Tryp or similar.
Day 4 (Wednesday): Munich - Salzburg - Munich (B)
Today enjoy our full day excursion to the city where the famous composer Mozart was born – Salzburg. After a walking tour through the old town, to get familiar with all the important sights like the Mozarthouse, the cathedral, the Getreidegasse and many more, you will have enough time to spend on your own, strolling around, visit the beautiful Christmas Market and of course you will have to taste the most famous sweets made in Salzburg: the Mozartkugeln. In the late afternoon return to Munich.
Day 5 (Thursday): Munich - Rothenburg - Bad Windsheim (B)
After breakfast drive along the Romantic Road to Rothenburg with some stops at along the road. On a city walk you get to know the charming small medieval town. See the famous church Jakobskirche with an altar by the woodcarver Tilman Riemenschneider and enjoy the Christmas Market. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the worlds famous Christmas shop. In the afternoon we continue to Bad Windsheim.
Overnight at Hotel Reichsstadt or similar.
Day 6 (Friday): Bad Windsheim - Nuremberg - Bad Windsheim (B/D)
Today join a visit to the "Christkindl Market", probably the most famous Christmas Market of the world in the historic city of Nuremberg. On a city walk you see the main sights such as the home of the artist Dürer. Visit the medieval Kaiserburg Castle before you have the rest of the day free for the Christmas Market and for shopping. In the late afternoon we return to Bad Windsheim, where you will enjoy a Christmas dinner and a little Christmas gift.
Day 7 (Saturday): Bad Windsheim - Wuerzburg - Frankfurt (B)
In the morning we leave for Wuerzburg. Enjoy a tour of the magnificent Residence, a master-piece of German baroque architecture and a last visit to a German Christmas Market. Arrival in Frankfurt in the afternoon.
|AU$ / US$
1965 / 1549
2025 / 1679
Prices are PER PERSON based on twindouble room share
Exchange rates current at 01 Jan. 14 and subject to change
Six nights at first class and tourist superior hotels including tax, service charges and baggage handling (one piece per person).
All rooms with private bath or shower and toilet.
Transportation by air-conditioned motorcoach with WC
Professional bilingual English/Spanish speaking guide throughout the tour
All excursions and city tours not marked as optionals.
Six breakfast buffets
Welcome and farewell dinner
Entrance Fees/Fares/Adds.: Neuschwanstein Castle•Jakobskirche, Rothenburg•Kaiserburg Castle, Nuremberg•Residence, Würzburg