HIGHLIGHTS OF GERMANY - 12 Day Tour from Frankfurt to Frankfurt

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  • East & Central Europe Germany
  • 12 Days
  • USD 1829
  • USD 1647
  • Cash,Credit cards and Bank transfers.
  • You may confirm this reservation with a $750.00 non-refundable deposit.

HIGHLIGHTS OF GERMANY

12 Day Tour from Frankfurt to Frankfurt

  • Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.
  • Visits to Cologne, Hamelin, Hamburg, Lübeck, Leipzig, Weimar, Coburg, Nuremberg, Rothenburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, Heidelberg; Rhine cruise.
  • Visits to Cologne, Hamelin, Hamburg, Lübeck, Leipzig, Weimar, Coburg, Nuremberg, Rothenburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, Heidelberg; Rhine cruise.
  • Romantic Road, Bavarian Alps, Black Forest.


This comprehensive vacation focuses on the crown jewels of Germany, starting and ending in Frankfurt. Begin with a panoramic Rhine River cruise. Then, see Cologne with its gothic cathedral, the historic buildings of legendary Hamelin, the harbor city of Hamburg, and Hanseatic Lübeck. Enjoy two overnights in Berlin, Germany’s once-divided capital, then the cultural centers of Dresden and Leipzig. Stop in Weimar, where the Bauhaus movement started in the 1920s, and Coburg, with its medieval fortress. From Nuremberg, discover the half-timbered houses of picture-postcard Rothenburg, then follow some of the scenic Romantic Road. Wander at leisure in Munich’s Marienplatz and experience the gem of the Bavarian Alps: King Ludwig’s fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle. Enjoy more German panoramas as you drive through the famed Black Forest and stop in Heidelberg before returning to Frankfurt, where you’ll say “Prost!” to this exciting adventure.

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Available Dates

Departure Return
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016
Saturday, 30 Apr 2016
Wednesday, 04 May 2016
Saturday, 14 May 2016
Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Saturday, 21 May 2016
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Saturday, 28 May 2016
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Saturday, 04 Jun 2016
Wednesday, 01 Jun 2016
Saturday, 11 Jun 2016
Wednesday, 08 Jun 2016
Saturday, 18 Jun 2016
Wednesday, 15 Jun 2016
Saturday, 25 Jun 2016
Wednesday, 22 Jun 2016
Thursday, 02 Jun 2016
Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016
Saturday, 06 Aug 2016
Wednesday, 17 Aug 2016
Saturday, 27 Aug 2016
Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016
Saturday, 03 Sep 2016
Wednesday, 31 Aug 2016
Saturday, 10 Sep 2016
Wednesday, 07 Sep 2016
Saturday, 17 Sep 2016
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2016
Saturday, 24 Sep 2016
Wednesday, 21 Sep 2016
Saturday, 01 Oct 2016
Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016
Saturday, 08 Oct 2016
Wednesday, 05 Oct 2016
Saturday, 15 Oct 2016
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016
Saturday, 22 Oct 2016
Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016
Saturday, 29 Oct 2016

Tour Itinerary

Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to see some of Frankfurt. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (D) FRANKFURT Leonardo Royal Hotel Frankfurt (F) or Qgreenhotel by Melia.

Today’s highlight is an included RHINE CRUISE from Oberwesel to Boppard to enjoy scenic views of the Rhineland, including the famous Lorelei rock. The next highlight is Cologne and a visit to its impressive gothic CATHEDRAL, started in 1248 and completed in 1880. (B,D) FRANKFURT Leonardo Royal Hotel Frankfurt (F) or Qgreenhotel by Melia.

Leave the Cologne area this morning and journey into Niedersachsen to visit Hamelin. Admire its town center with its colorful historical buildings and magically fancy gables. Also hear the story of the Pied Piper. Continue to Hamburg, where you arrive in time for an optional harbor cruise. (B) COLOGNE AREA Leonardo Royal Am Stadtwald Cologne (F) or Ramada (F) at Bruehl or Mercure Köln Airport (ST)

Start the day with an orientation drive to see one of Germany’s greatest maritime cities. Later this morning, a comfortable drive to Lübeck, formerly a free Hanseatic city and independent state. Lübeck, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is considered the cultural capital of northern Germany. Thomas Mann, Günther Grass, and Willy Brandt—all Nobel laureates—were among the famous residents of this city. Continue eastwards on the Autobahn to reach Berlin in time to enjoy your first evening in the capital of Germany. (B) HAMBURG NH Hamburg City (F) or Panorama Billstedt (F).

No longer divided but every bit as fascinating, Berlin was once the city of contrasts with the wall separating two different worlds. Now the city has developed into a harmonious blend of new and old, preserving its historical buildings and impressive boulevards as well as creating brand new buildings in the most daring architectural styles. See all of this on the included city sightseeing with a Local Guide. Maybe join an optional excursion this afternoon. (B) BERLIN Abba (F) or Holiday Inn Express City Centre (ST) or Wyndham Berlin Excelsior (F).

This morning, travel southwest to Dresden, the old capital of Saxony, at one time rightly called the “Florence on the Elbe.” See the ZWINGER CARILLON PAVILION and much more of this city on your included sightseeing. Then it’s on to Leipzig, where the great composers Johann Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn lived the last years of their lives. It was Mendelssohn who founded the Leipziger Conservatory in 1843. (B,D) LEIPZIG NH Leipzig Messe (F).

Leave Leipzig for a stop in Weimar, home to many intellectuals of the past but mainly known for the name given to the historical period of the “Republic of Weimar.” This city is also famed as the home of the Bauhaus architectural movement in the 1920s. Next stop is Coburg. Visit the dominating and mighty VESTE COBURG CASTLE, built in 1225. Continue to Nuremberg for a visit to its famous town center dominated by the Imperial Castle. (B) LEIPZIG NH Leipzig Messe (F).

Visit picture-postcard medieval Rothenburg by the Tauber River. Then, travel through the beautiful scenery of the Romantic Road before arriving to the Bavarian capital, Munich, for two overnights. (B) NUREMBERG Ramada Park Hotel (F).

With a Local Guide, take advantage of the included sightseeing tour of the city known as Germany’s “secret capital.” Time to admire the beautiful main square, MARIENPLATZ, do some shopping, and sample its most famous product—beer! (B,D) MUNICH Rivoli (ST) or Ibis Parkstadt (ST) or Tryp (ST).

Leave Munich and drive into the heart of the Bavarian Alps to visit the most famous 19th-century, neo-romantic castle of the world, King Ludwig II’s NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE. Enjoy more fairytale scenery on your way through the Black Forest for an overnight here. (B,D) BLACK FOREST AREA Best Western Bad Herrenalb (ST) at Bad Herrenalb.

The day starts by traveling to Heidelberg for a short visit. This city is the location of Germany’s oldest university and became an inspiration and myth for the German Romantic movement. From here, just a few more miles to Frankfurt.. FRANKFURT Leonardo Royal Frankfurt (F).

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B) FRANKFURT Leonardo Royal Frankfurt (F).

Prices

Prices are calculated per person as following:

  • Adult Price: USD 1829 per person
  • Child Price: USD 1647 per person

Single supplement price is $550.00. No triple room reduction. Frankfurt Arrival Transfer : $25.00 per person. Frankfurt Airport : $25.00 per person .


Pay Methods:

Cash,Credit cards and Bank transfers.


Pay Terms:

You may confirm this reservation with a $750.00 non-refundable deposit.


Price Includes:

Following items are included in the price and you will not charge for them:

  • Buffet breakfasts; 5 dinners

Price Does Not Include:

Following items are not included in the price and you may have to pay it:

  • Visas and vaccinations
  • Laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant)
  • Additional excursions and activities not listed as 'included' in the itinerary.
  • Travel Protection premiums.
  • The price listed does not include your airfare.
  • Transfers; tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ships' crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; porterage at airports or train stations.

Policies

Please read the policies carefully. This section contains important information.

* CANCELLATION POLICIES: 25% Penalty less than 2 weeks to arrival - 50% Penalty less than 1 week to arrival - 100% Penalty less than 1 days to arrival or no shows.
* VALID FOR: Minimum 2 person travelling together.
* REMARK: Not applicable on TBA space. Not applicable to custom tours. Not combinable with any other promotion except the Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit and the current air promo. Applies to new 2015 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply.
* MEALS: Buffet breakfasts; 5 dinners.
* AIRPORT TRANSFER TIMES & FLIGHT WINDOWS: Frankfurt Arrival: Frankfurt Airport - 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM. SET TRANSFERS AT 8:30, 10:30, 12:30, 2:30, 4:30 & 6:30 in Terminal 1. 15 minutes later in Terminal 2. Frankfurt Departure: Frankfurt Airport - 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM.
* CHILD POLICIES: Children ages between 0 to 7 are not allowed in this vacation.
* : Children ages 8 to 17 on the date of departure are welcomed if accompanied by an adult.


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