Explore the wonders of Bavaria and the Romantic Road on this 8 night break from £3,349pp!
Visit some of Germany’s oldest and most beautiful destinations on this amazing 8 night trip. Follow the route of the Romantic Road from the Bavarian capital Munich to ancient Augsburg, and grand Wurzburg. Enjoy day trips to the famous Neuschwanstein Castle and the fairy-tale town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber before continuing on to historic Nuremberg and finally ending your holiday in Munich.
Price includes rail travel throughout your trip, 3 nights B&B hotel accommodation in Munich, 1 nights B&B hotel accommodation in Augsburg, 2 nights B&B hotel accommodation in Wurzburg, 2 nights B&B hotel accommodation in Nuremberg, Hop-on, Hop-off pass in Munich, day tour to Neuschwanstein Castle from Munich, a private walking tour of Augsburg, a day trip to Rothenburg ob der Tauber including a private walking tour, a private walking tour of Nuremberg, financial protection, and a free £335 donation the charity of your choice!
Fairytale architecture, soul-stirring scenery, vibrant cities, heart-warming gastronomy, and thousands of years of rich history all packed into one destination – Germany deserves a place on your travel bucket list. Whether you’re a culture vulture, adrenaline junkie, or an eco-conscious foodie – you’ll find something here that will see you returning home with a spring in your step and a smile on your face.
Germany has long been a trailblazer when it comes to sustainability and on your next visit, you can explore everything this incredible country has to offer while limiting your environmental impact. This ecological wonderland is easy to traverse and explore, with its extensive and affordable high-speed rail network, thousands of kilometres of walking and cycling trails, and a variety of responsible accommodations for all budgets.
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Day 1 – Your journey begins in Munich
Take the train to Brussels, then on through Germany to Munich. Once checked in perhaps take this opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of one of Munich’s famous beer halls and sample Weisswurste – the Bavarian white sausage delicacy! (Overnight Munich)
Day 2 – Munich
Make use of your sightseeing pass today and explore this rich city. Marienplatz is a must for its impressive Rathaus and famous Glockenspiel Clock Tower, and why not head out to the grand Nymphenburg Palace – one of the most impressive in all Europe! In the afternoon take a stroll around the vast Englischer Garden before dinner. (Overnight Munich)
Day 3 – Neuschwanstein Castle
Today you will enjoy a fully guided tour to Neuschwanstein Castle. This iconic castle is said to be Germany’s most famous sight and your expert guide will ensure you get the very best views. As well as a tour of the castle you will also get to enjoy the stunning Bavarian landscape and panorama of mountains. Back in Munich that evening maybe try some more beer sampling at the world’s most famous tavern - The Hofbräuhaus am Platz. (Overnight Munich)
Day 4 – Augsburg
Check out of your hotel this morning and catch a direct train to Augsburg, where you will check in at your hotel for a one-night stay. Here you will be met by your guide who will take you on a private tour of one of the oldest towns in Germany. The city centre is full of impressive medieval guild houses, and you tour will take in key visits to the 11th century cathedral, Golden Hall and The Fuggerhauser – the historic seat of a wealthy banking dynasty. (Overnight Augsburg)
Day 5 – Wurzburg
Enjoy the scenery through the Bavarian countryside on the train to Wurzburg, and once checked in get out to explore the city. Visit the Residenz Palace where you will be amazed by its opulent rooms and breath-taking frescos, then relax in the picturesque Altstadt and be sure to sample some of the local Franconia wine. (Overnight Wurzburg)
Day 6 – Rothenburg ob der Tauber | Wurzburg
Make your way to the station for the short train journey to Rothenburg ob der Tauber this morning. This fairy-tale town has captured the hearts and imagination of many for years and is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in the world. The chocolate box style cobbled lanes and half-timbered houses often feel unreal, but your private guide can provide you with all the secrets and stories of the town. Take the train back to Wurzburg for dinner. (Overnight Wurzburg)
Day 7 – Nuremberg
Following breakfast at your hotel head to the station for your train to Nuremberg and a 2-night stay. Nuremberg’s old town is a picture postcard Altstadt, with cobbled streets and medieval buildings. It is still surrounded by 5km of ancient and in parts impressive city walls, one corner is dominated by Nuremberg castle – one of the most important residences of the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire. (Overnight Nuremberg)
Day 8 – Nuremberg
Today embark on city tour to learn in detail the history of Nuremberg, from the days of the Holy Roman Empire to the German Renaissance, Third Reich, Nazi rallies, and Nuremberg Trails. You will also visit the home of the influential German painter, Albrecht Durer. In the evening toast the final night of your trip with a glass of the local beer perhaps in one of the city’s many beergardens and be sure to try its most famous dish – Nuremberg sausages with Sauerkraut. (Overnight Nuremberg)
Day 9 – Your journey ends in Nuremberg
Take the train from Nuremberg back to the UK via Frankfurt and Brussels, or speak to any of our Travel Consultants about extending your trip elsewhere.
Price correct as of 13/02/24
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