DAY 1 FRANKFURT
Arrival at the Airport of Frankfurt and transfer to the hotel
DAY 2 FRANKFURT – ST.GOAR – RÜDESHEIM – HEIDELBERG
After breakfast we will depart to St Goar, on the shores of the Rhine River and where we will embark on a boat trip to Rüdesheim while admiring the Rhine Valley, with its castles and wine terraces.
Upon arrival in Rüdesheim, we will enjoy free time strolling through its medieval streets and tasting its wines. Afterwards we will continue our tour to Heidelberg, one of German historical cities. Accommodation.
DAY 3 HEIDELBERG –STRASSBURG
In the morning we will go on a half-day visit of the city, home to one of the main and oldest universities in the country, with a medieval historic center of narrow streets dominated by the ruins of the castle. Visit of the castle including the funicular return trip.
We continue our tour to Strassburg, in France. Arrivaland accommodation.
DAY 4 STRASSBURG –COLMAR – FREIBURG
Today we will discover Alsace, a historical region disputed by France and Germany. Capital of the area, the historic center of Strassburg became part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988, which is limited in the “Grande Ile” (large island), on the shores of the river Ill. Its main sightseeing include the Cathedral, made of sandstone and example of the Gothic ornaments of the 15th century; the buildings with black and white wooden facades typical of the Rhineland area; the old Town Hall of German Renaissance style; and the district of the “Petite-France”,
around the river Ill and the cathedral, composed of lively streets and squares.
We leave for Colmar, the wine capital of Alsace. Its historic center is a network of streets with medieval and Renaissance style buildings, of which the Koifhus House and the Maison Pfister are the main highlights. Free time to discover the city and its wines with a visit to some wineries in the area, with tasting.
Continuation of the trip to Germany, this time crossing the Black Forest area. Arrival in Freiburg and accommodation.
DAY 5 FREIBURG – TITISEE- LAKE – BASEL – LUCERNE
We leave the hotel for a visit of Freiburg, whose historic center is divided by small water channels, popularly called “Bächle” (stream in German) and in which highlights the Gothic cathedral, the old town hall of the 16th century and the University.
Continuation to Switzerland, with a stop at Lake Titisee of glacial origin and with an area of 1.3km². Arrival in Basel, the city of the three borders (Germany – France – Switzerland). Free time to discover its interesting historical center, with the Münster Cathedral, the historic pharmacy of the University of Basel, the Archbishopric, the “Blaues Haus” (BlueHouse) or the bridge across the Rhine, among others.
Continuation to Lucerne, arrival and overnight.
DAY 6 LUCERNE – ZÜRICH –SCHAFFHAUSEN – MUNICH
Breakfast at the hotel and we leave to have a guided walking tour of the historic center of Lucerne during which we can admire its symbol, the “Chapel” bridge, a covered wooden bridge of the fourteenth century.
We will then depart for Zürich, where we will enjoy a walking tour of the historic center admiring the Grossmünster Cathedral, the Le Corbusier Center, the Lindenhof and the C arolingian Imperial Palace.
We continue the tour to Munich with a stop in Schaffhausen, where we can admire the magnificent waterfalls of the Rhine River.
Arrival in Munich and accommodation.
DAY 7 MUNICH
Breakfast at the hotel and departure for a panoramic tour of the city, with the City Hall on Marienplatz, the Viktualien Markt market, the Church of Our Lady, where Pope Benedict XVI was a cardinal, the famous Hofbräuhaus brewery, the Residence, the Old and New Pinakothek or St. Peter’s Church, among other monuments.
Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the gardens of Nymphenburg Palace before continuing the tour to Olympia Park and BMW World.
Afternoon at leisure and overnight.
DAY 8 MUNICH
Breakfast at the hotel and at the agreed time, transfer to Munich Int. Airport.
- 7 nights accommodation including buffet breakfast
- Porterage service at the hotels
- Transfers upon arrival and departure
- English speaking tour director
- Deluxe coach
- Visits with licensed guides
- Entrances as per the program