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Explore some of Germany's historical and scenic treasures along the Romantic Road and Heidelberg on this 4-day tour from Frankfurt to Munich. See picturesque landscapes, charming villages, centuries-old towns and enchanting palaces. You'll explore Rothenburg ob der Tauber, visit the famous Neuschwanstein Castle and marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage listed Heidelberg Castle. Discover local traditions and enjoy culinary specialties of Germany while all the details are arranged for you: your hotel accommodation (with breakfast), transfers, guided tours and much more!
- Multi-Day Trip
- Breakfast included
- Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Heidelberg Castle is one of the most impressive historic landmarks of Germany, and has been called the red walled castle. Now largely in ruins, it preserves numerous examples of baroque German, Renaissance and medieval architecture.
Visit the 'Jewel of the Middle Ages' - Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Rothenburg above the Tauber). A picturesque city, located 425 meters above sea level, on a plateau at the intersection of the Romantic and Castle Roads, this once free imperial city is one of Germany's most frequented towns. The Tauber River flows below the town in a valley 180 feet (55 meters) deep.
Enjoy the sites and the countryside at your own pace. This independent multi-day package is a combination of guaranteed scheduled coach services with additional features like transfers, hotel accommodation and sightseeing tours. Please read the itinerary below for full details.
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Departure Point:Central Frankfurt, near the main railway station (bus stop 7,9)
Return Details:Concludes at Munich Main Railway Station at approximately 7pm
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- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- 3 nights accommodation
- Taxi transfers in Rothenburg
- City walk with guide in Rothenburg
- Half-day bus tour to Heidelberg including Heidelberg Castle with Inner Courtyard
- Entrance fees to Neuschwanstein Castle
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation for this tour will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Routes may vary due to weather or other factors
- A supplement is applicable during major trade fairs
Day 1: Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Frankfurt (L)
Depart Frankfurt and start your tour with a half-day trip to Heidelberg, the old university town at the banks of the Neckar River, including a visit of the inner courtyard of the castle. Lunch box is provided. After returning to Frankfurt, the rest of the day in free for you to explore on your own.
Overnight: InterCityHotel or similar.
Day 2: Frankfurt - Rothenburg (B)
Depart from Frankfurt for a picturesque drive through the Spessart mountains to Wuerzburg, on the banks of the river Main. Continue on the Romantic Road to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany's well-preserved 'Jewel of the Middle Ages' with its ramparts, city gates, town hall and Jakobskirche (church). The altar was created by the famous wood-carver Tilmann Riemenschneider. Upon arrival in Rothenburg, a taxi will take you to your hotel. In the afternoon or evening please join the city walk with a local guide or the historic Night Watchman in Rothenburg.
Overnight: Hotel Spitzweg or similar.
Day 3: Rothenburg - Hohenschwangau (B)
After breakfast, you will have time to spend at leisure. Around noon, a taxi will meet you at your hotel and take you to the bus stop. Your coach drives along the Romantic Road passing such picturesque places as Dinkelsbuehl, Noerdlingen and Donauwoerth, with high-gabled houses and cobbled-stone streets. Via Augsburg, a metropolis during the Roman times and famous for old trade dynasties during the Middle Ages, you reach Hohenschwangau in the evening.
Overnight: Hotel Muller or similar.
Day 4: Hohenschwangau - Munich (B)
In the morning your tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle will be waiting for you at your hotel's front desk. Visit the famous 'Cinderella Castle', built by King Ludwig II before concluding your tour in Munich at approximately 7pm.
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