Romantic & Royal Castles (Independent)
4 Days Independent Tour from Frankfurt, Heidelburg, Rothenburg, Hohenschwangau & Munich

Features and Inclusions

  • 3 overnight stays including breakfast. All rooms are with private bath or shower.

  • Coach transportation as per itinerary

  • Regular half-day tour to Heidelburg including Heidelburg Castle with Inner Courtyard

  • Taxi transfers in Rothenburg: bus stop - hotel - hotel to bus stop

  • City walk in Rothenburg

  • Neuschwanstein Castle in Hohenschwangau* (to be paid locally on reverse itinerary)

  • Tour documentation including maps

  • Service charges and taxes

  • For reverse itinerary admission cost for castles to be paid directly on bus approximately 23 Euros per person

  • Departure and arrival times/places are subject to change. Due to possible changes during the year, all departure dates/places will be stated on confirmations.

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Preferred Hotels

Frankfurt:

InterCity or similar

Rothenburg:

Spitzweg or similar

Hohenschwangau:

Muller or similar

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Departures and Prices 2016

Starting Daily from

April 10 - October 13, 2016

Per Person In Twin

$ 957.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 245.00

Reverse itinerary Supplement

$ 40.00

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Frankfurt 
Start your tour with a regular diversified half-day trip to Heidelberg, the old university town at the banks of Neckar- River, including a visit of the inner courtyard of Heidelberg Castle and a lunchbox. After returning to Frankfurt, the rest of the day is free for own activities. overnight at InterCityHotel or similar. (O)

Day 2: - Frankfurt - Rothenburg 
Depart from Frankfurt for a picturesque drive through the Spessart mountains to Würzburg, 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) with an altar by the famous wood-carver Tilmann Riemenschneider. Upon arrival in Rothenburg, a taxi will take you to your hotel. In the evening (or tomorrow early afternoon) you are invited to join the city walk with the historic night Watchman in Rothenburg (or a local guide). Overnight at Hotel Spitzweg / Hotel Goldene Rose or similar. (B,O)

Day 3: - Rothenburg - Hohenschwangau 
After breakfast, 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 Dinkelsbühl and Nördlingen, 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 at Hotel Müller or similar. (B,O)

Day 4: - Hohenschwangau - Munich
In the morning you receive your tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle at the front desk of your hotel and visit the famous "Cinderella Castle", built by King Ludwig II. In the late afternoon you proceed to Munich, where tour ends at approximately 7:00 p.m.!


Reverse itinerary:
Includes additionally a visit to Linderhof Castle. Tour ends in Frankfurt at approximately 3:30 p.m.!





B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight                                ditsteb606

 

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