Explore German castles and famous Romantic Road which follow the route of Medieval towns along Rhine River.
From the cruise in Rudesheim to charming Heidelberg. From the town of Rothenburg with its half-timeber houses to Neuswanstein Castle, the symbol of all castles. And after exploring Munich, the Bavarian capital, end the tour in beautiful Venice and your hotel located on Canal Grande
Day-1. DEPARTURE CITY - FRANKFURT: Overnight flight to Frankfurt.
Day-2. FRANKFURT-RUDESHEIM: Arrive in Frankfurt and continue with Motor coach to Eberbach Abbey, for visit of this medieval abbey with the cellars and numerous rooms that you may recognize from the movie "Name of the Rose". Continue to nearby Rudesheim and your river front hotel for overnight.
Day-3. RHINE CRUISE-RUDESHEIM: Cruise the Rhine River to see some of the most beautiful castles in Germany, built on the cliffs above the Rhine. See: Burg Rhinestone, Sooneck, Gutengels, Burg Stahleck, Schonburg, Rheinfels, Maus and Katz. Disembark the cruise in the town of Boppard for a short walking tour, before we continue return cruise to Rudesheim. In the evening walk up the hill to visit Denksmal Monument and enjoy a great view over the river.
Day-4. HEIDELBERG-ROTHENBURG: Travel to Heidelberg for guided tour of the former residence of the Palatine Counts. Visit the famous Heidelberg Castle commissioned by Count Ruprecht, the Ruprechtsbau building, the Glass Hall, Ottheinrichsbau Building and the English Hall. Later visit Holly Ghost Square, before we continue along Franconia and Romantic Road to medieval Rothenburgfor overnight. In the evening Watchmen tour along the walls.
Day-5. ROTHENBURG-MUNICH: Visit the best preserved walled town in Europe and it's charming characteristic of half- timbered houses. See the main sites such as: Church of St. Jacob, Markus Tower, Town Hall and Spital Bastion. Then along the Romantic Road to Munich and your centrally located hotel for overnight.
Day-6. MUNICH: Join the local guide for walking city tour of the Bavarian Capital. See/ Visit: "Old Peter" Church, Stacchaus, Karlsplatz, Ludwig Strasse Siegestor, Arch of Victory, Schwabing, Odeons Platz, Koenigsplatz, and Marien Kirche. Later visit Viktuell Market the original open air food zone with huge selection of Bavarian sausages, cheese, honey and herbal drinks.
Day-7. MUNICH-DACHAU-FUESSEN: Travel to Dachau for visit of this notorious concentration camp where over 60.000 prisoners died during WW II. Then to Fuessen to visit Neuswanstein Castle where Ludwig the Mad, spent his youth and where he created a monument in stone to his dreams of the noble Middle Ages. Then cross the Austrian border for ride to Italy. Overnight in Bolzano area.
Day-8. BOLZANO-VENICE: Continue your ride through Veneto region. Arrival Venice around noon and transfer to your hotel, located on Canal Grande. Later join your tour director on walking tour along Lista d' Espagna to Rialto Bridge and St. Marco.
Day-9. VENICE: Guided tour of this unique city without the cars, built on over 120 islands, which are connected with over 240 bridges. See the main sites such as: Ca' D'Oro - the Golden House, St. Marks' Square, Pallazo Ducale, Ponte dei Sospiri, Campanile, Ponte Rialto, and Basilica San Marco. In the afternoon visit the "glass blowing artisan shop" near the Basilica San Marco. Rest of the day is free. Why not to rent a gondola for great ride along the Venetian canals.
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Cruise on Rhine - Denksmal Monument - Heidelberg Castle - Rothenburg Wall walk - Dinkensbihl tour
Dachau Camp - Sieges Tor - Schwabing - Neuswanstein Castle - Canal Grande - Basilica San Marco
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following: