Experience the romance of Germany with dinner in a Black Forest hut, a private Rhine cruise, a visit to Linderhof Palace, stays at historic grand hotels and much more on our tour of Germany including Frankfurt, Heidelberg, the Black Forest, Munich, Rothenburg, Dresden and Berlin.



Journey along the scenic Black Forest High Road... follow the fabled Romantic Road... explore fairy tale forests, medieval castles, vineyards and ancient ruins... where timeless tales are told in storied towns and modern cities as you discover the compelling history and diverse cultural traditions personifying Germany today. Take a private cruise on the Rhine; dine at a romantic Black Forest pudelstein hut; explore Bavarian King Ludwig's Linderhof Palace, inspired by Versailles; take a private tour of the New Green Vault in Dresden's Royal Palace, and enjoy a special dinner atop the historic German Parliament building (Reichstag). Attend a cooking demonstration - or take a tour of the Mercedes-Benz Museum; enjoy a sparkling wine and lunch featuring horseless carriages, a choice of visits to select Berlin museums and more. From the Rhine River valley to the mountains of Bavaria, there is something exciting every day of this in-depth two-week trip that immerses you in Romantic Germany.

Journey along the scenic Black Forest High Road... follow the fabled Romantic Road... explore fairy tale forests, medieval castles, vineyards and ancient ruins... where timeless tales are told in storied towns and modern cities as you discover the compelling history and diverse cultural traditions personifying Germany today. Take a private cruise on the Rhine; dine at a romantic Black Forest pudelstein hut; explore Bavarian King Ludwig's Linderhof Palace, inspired by Versailles; take a private tour of the New Green Vault in Dresden's Royal Palace, and enjoy a special dinner atop the historic German Parliament building (Reichstag). Attend a cooking demonstration - or take a tour of the Mercedes-Benz Museum; enjoy a sparkling wine and lunch featuring horseless carriages, a choice of visits to select Berlin museums and more. From the Rhine River valley to the mountains of Bavaria, there is something exciting every day of this in-depth two-week trip that immerses you in Romantic Germany.

Traveling Well Includes:
  • Wine lunch, transported in style via old-timer Aaglander horseless carriages - the same ones used during the 2018 German Royal wedding
  • Special farewell reception in Berlin at a chic restaurant atop the German Bundestag, the national Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany, overlooking the city
  • Dinner at a romantic ?pudelstein? hut in the heart of the Black Forest
  • A private visit to King Ludwig II's opulent Linderhof Palace, inspired by the Palace of Versailles
  • A private tour of the New Green Vault in Dresden's Royal Palace

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    Tour Operator
    Tauck Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2020
    Duration
    14 Days
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1FrankfurtArrive Frankfurt

    Tour begins: 6:00 PM, Hotel Villa Kennedy. A transfer is included from the Frankfurt Airport to the five-star Villa Kennedy, built around a Renaissance-style villa in downtown Frankfurt. Join us for a welcome reception and dinner.



    Lodging:Villa Kennedy

    Meals: D
    Day 2RudesheimCruise the Rhine River to Rudesheim

    Begin today's travels aboard a morning riverboat cruise on the Rhine from St. Goarshausen to Rudesheim. Glide past green hillsides and romantic castle ruins, and hear the legendary story of the Lorelei. Disembark in the wine town of Rudesheim for time at leisure; check out its famous Dros-sel-gasse, a cobblestone lane of half-timbered houses, wine taverns and cozy cafes. Return to Frankfurt, where you're free to explore on your own tonight; your hotel is in easy reach of the pubs, restaurants and nightlife of the Left Bank district.



    Lodging:Villa Kennedy

    Meals: B
    Day 3HeidelbergMedieval Heidelberg to the Black Forest

    Travel along the Yellow Roads through typical villages of the agricultural region known as the Bergstrasse en route to the enchanting medieval town of Heidelberg, where a tour leads you to the ruins of its Gothic castle that was the inspiration of poets and painters. Enjoy some free time in town before continuing to your hotel, Traube Tonbach, the grande dame of Black Forest spa resorts. Dine at leisure in the hotel tonight.



    Lodging:Traube Tonbach

    Meals: B, D
    Day 4BaiersbronnLuxury cars or cooking & Black Forest romance

    Choose between a self-guided tour of the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart - a treasure trove of historic cars and exhibits that trace the evolution of the legendary automaker - or an interactive cooking lesson at the hotel, with chefs who'll demonstrate the art of regional delicacies, from Maultaschen to Black Forest Cake. Enjoy time at leisure then join us for dinner at a romantic pudelstein hut in the Black Forest.



    Lodging:Traube Tonbach

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 5Bad WorishofenA castle in Meersburg en route to a Bavarian spa town

    Drive the scenic Black Forest into the foothills of the Alps en route to a private visit and lunch at the Neus Schloss Meersburg (New Castle in Meersburg), a historic 18th-century former bishop's castle overlooking Lake Constance, now home to several museums. Continue on to your hotel, nestled in the forested hills of the Bavarian spa resort town of Bad Worishofen; dine at the hotel tonight.



    Lodging:Steigenberger Hotel Der Sonnenhof Bad Worishofen

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 6OberammergauLinderhof, Oberammergau & on to Munich

    Start your day with an experience straight out of a storybook... a tour of Linderhof Palace. This opulent rococo showplace, enlarged by Bavaria's King Ludwig II from the 1860s to the 1880s, was greatly inspired by Louis XIV's Palace of Versailles, complete with a Hall of Mirrors and an exact (but smaller) copy of the French palace's Ambassador's Staircase. Visit the little alpine village of Oberammergau - where the world-famous Passion Play (or Passionsspiele) has been performed every ten years since 1634, involving the talents of more than 2,000 village residents. Continue on to Munich; your historic grand hotel in the heart of the city, the Bayerischer Hof, is a perfect base for exploring the fascinating Bavarian capital.



    Lodging:Bayerischer Hof

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 7MunichMunich, Nymphenburg Palace, then free time or a visit to Dachau

    Take a sightseeing tour of the Bavarian capital today that includes the celebrated Maximilianstrasse, the 17th-century Residenz, and the old town hall. Enjoy a guided visit to the Baroque Nymphenburg Palace, built for the former rulers of Bavaria and dating to the 17th century; your tour includes the carriage museum. Explore more of Munich at your leisure this afternoon, or join us for a poignant visit to Dachau. Sample some of Munich's many fine restaurants for lunch and dinner.



    Lodging:Bayerischer Hof

    Meals: B
    Day 8RothenburgRothenburg on the Romantic Road

    Today, Tauck's tours of Germany take you to the medieval town of Rothenburg, on the legendary Romantic Road. A walking tour with your local guide reveals Rothenburg's renowned Gothic cathedral, cobblestone streets and gabled houses that have remained much the same over the centuries.



    Lodging:Hotel Eisenhut

    Meals: B, L
    Day 9DresdenHorseless carriages & on to Dresden

    Depart Rothenburg, and then travel in style aboard old-timer Aaglander cars - 'horseless carriages.' Pause for lunch, complete with sparkling wine, en route to Dresden. You'll stay in Dresden at an 18th-century palace, rebuilt in all its splendor as a luxury hotel, in the heart of the city's historic center.



    Lodging:Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski Dresden

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 10DresdenBaroque Art in the City of Dresden

    Your journey continues today with a guided sightseeing tour of the city of Dresden. Before World War II, Dresden was known as The Jewel Box for its magnificent art treasures and Baroque architecture. Heavily bombed during the war, much of the city's former glory has since been restored, including the Royal Palace, whose museum, dating back to the 1720s, displays some 4,000 works of art. Tauck's private tour through the New Green Vault takes in Renaissance and Classicist treasures, including jeweled gems of gold, silver, ivory and mother of pearl. The afternoon and evening are free to explore on your own.



    Lodging:Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski Dresden

    Meals: B
    Day 11BerlinDresden at leisure & on to Berlin

    Spend the morning as you please in Dresden, exploring the city's museums and enjoying lunch at leisure, then travel to Berlin for a three-night stay at a five-star hotel in the heart of the German capital, overlooking the Gendarmenmarkt Square in the city's historic Mitte district. Have dinner tonight at a nearby Berlin restaurant.



    Lodging:The Regent Berlin

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 12BerlinA day well spent in Germany's capital city, Berlin

    Join our local guide for a tour of Germany's capital city. View the Deutscher Dom (German Cathedral) and the Franzosischer Dom (French Cathedral); Unter den Linden Boulevard; Brandenburg Gate; the Reichstag; and Checkpoint Charlie, the controversial crossing point between the former East and West Berlins. Then explore more of this historic city on your own tonight.



    Lodging:The Regent Berlin

    Meals: B
    Day 13BerlinYour choice of treasures in Berlin

    Set off for Berlin's Museumsinsel (Museum Island), not far from your hotel. This UNESCO World Heritage Site houses five museums and priceless cultural treasures that will astonish even the most seasoned museum visitor! You'll be provided with a museum pass and audio guide to explore Museum Island's museums today, followed by a Spree river cruise. Afterward, take time to explore Berlin as you like, perhaps sampling one of the locals' favorite foods, currywurst, a dish so tasty and emblematic of Berlin that there's a museum devoted to it. If you're curious to see a remaining section of the Berlin Wall, you might go to the East Side Gallery, a stretch of wall inventively painted by commissioned artists after reunification to commemorate that momentous occasion. Please join us this evening for a farewell reception at the hotel followed by dinner at the trendy rooftop restaurant atop the Reichstag (the restored Parliament building)... the views are spectacular!



    Lodging:The Regent Berlin

    Meals: B, D
    Day 14BerlinJourney home

    Tour ends: Berlin. Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from The Regent Berlin to Berlin-Tegel Airport. You should allow 3 hours for check-in at the airport.



    Lodging:

    Meals: B
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    05/29/2021$7,390.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
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