A country rich in history, your students can discover cities and towns stretching back to the middle ages along with a countryside full of majestic castles, violet geraniums, and fresh water lakes.
The great cities of Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and others offer a kaleidoscope mix of both the new and old worlds. The fairytale landmarks of the Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque periods sit side by side in compliment to the modern architecture of Libeskind, Chipperfield, and Gehry.
There’s more to Germany than its’ cities… you can take your students canoeing on a lake, horseback riding along the beach, or hiking through the forest, The German countryside offers a boundless variety of amazing adventures!
Germany Package Includes:
- Roundtrip airfare from US to Frankfurt
- Eight nights accommodation
- Continental breakfast daily
- 8 nights hotel accommodations
- 2 Dinners
- Deluxe motorcoach transportation
- Airport transfers
- Museum Admissions
- Admission to attractions
Day 1 USA-Frankfurt:
Depart the U.S. for our overnight flight to Frankfurt ,Germany. Dinner will be served on board.
Day 2 Frankfurt:
Morning arrival into Frankfurt and transfer to your hotel. After check in is complete you are free to rest or enjoy the city sights.
Day 3 Frankfurt – Ruedesheim – Heidelberg:
This morning you will meet your group and depart from Frankfurt. Enjoy a lovely drive to Ruedesheim, famous for its wines and vineyards. Take a short Rhine cruise, passing beatiful castles. Motorcoach to Heidelberg where we visit the inner courtyard of the impressive castle and its wine cellar with the big barrel. Continuing on a walking tour of the beautiful old university town. In the late afternoon we will check in to out hotel and then have dinner
Day 4 Wiesloch – Baden-Baden – Lake Constance:
After breakfast depart for the Black Forest and Baden-Baden. Enjoy a glass of the healthy spa-water in the Trinkhalle and some sightseeing of one of the most beautiful spa resorts in Europe before traveling deeper into the Black Forest, a region known for the cuckoo clocks. Arrive at Lake Constance in the afternoon and enjoy a walking tour of the picturesque Lindau. From here it is just a few minutes to Bregenz – well known for the famous festival taking place every July/August. Hotel check in followed by dinner.
Day 5 Lake Constance – Garmisch-Partenkirchen:
Today we move into the Allgäu, viewing the fantastic Bavarian Alps. In Hohenschwangau we visit the fairy tale castle of King Ludwig II, Neuschwanstein. Stop at another architectural treasure, the glorious rococo church Wies. In the late afternoon we arrive in the Olympic town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with overnight at a local hotel. Evening dinner.
Day 6 Garmisch-Partenkirchen – Munich:
Less known but even more beautiful than Neuschwanstein is Linderhof Castle, which we visit in the morning. Continue to Oberammergau, home of the famous Passion Play which takes place every 10 years. The last event took place in the year 2000. Stop at the Benedictine Monastery of Ettal. Tonight we will stay in Munich and enjoy a “Bavarian Evening“ inclusive dinner and entertainment.
Day 7 Munich:
Enjoy an extensive tour of Munich, showing you all the main sights of the splendid Bavarian capital incl. Nymphenburg Palace. Your afternoon is free to visit museum or just stroll through this beautiful city
Day 8 Munich – Nuremberg – Rothenburg:
After breakfast drive to the historic city of Nuremberg, with its unique medieval city center. Walking tour to see the most interesting sights. Stop at the Reichsparteitagsgelände before continuing along the Castle Road to the Romantic Road. Arrive in Rothenburg in the early afternoon and check in to hotel Afterwards we will take a walking tour of the charming town incl. the Jakobskirche a church with an altar by T. Riemenschneider, free time for exploring on your own. Evening dinner .
Day 9 Rothenburg – Wuerzburg – Frankfurt:
Early in the morning we leave for Wuerzburg. Enjoy a tour of the magnificent Residence, a masterpiece of German Baroque architecture. Arrival at Frankfurt in the afternoon and check in to hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure. This evening we will enjoy a farewell dinner.
Day 10 Frankfurt- U.S.:
After a buffet breakfast, you will transfer to the airport for your flight to the U.S.