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8 Day Essential Germany - Saturday Departure

8 Day Essential Germany - Saturday Departure


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Germany

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Germany
Depart for Germany

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in BerlinArrive in Germany's magnificent capital city of Berlin. After transferring to your hotel, the rest of the day is yours to immerse yourself in the dynamic spirit of the city. Tonight, at approximately 6 PM, join your Tour Manager and fellow travelers for a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 4 PM on Day 2 of the itinerary, or earlier if possible
Overnight: Berlin

DAY 3, Monday - Berlin City TourThis morning, take a guided tour of Berlin. Marvel at the landmarks of the old East and West sections of Berlin, including the Brandenburg Gate, symbol of the reunification, the glass dome Reichstag Building and "Checkpoint Charlie," the last remaining mark of the formerly divided city. Drive along Unter den Linden Boulevard past the State Opera House and the imposing Cathedral. End the day in the shopping and entertainment district of Kurfürstendamm with its rows of boutiques, cafes and non-stop activity. Balance of the day is at leisure or join the optional Berlin's Hidden Past tour where you will delve beneath the surface to learn more about the defeat of the Nazis, the liberation, and the destruction and division of Germany’s capital
Optional: Berlin's Hidden Past (PM)
Overnight: Berlin
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Tuesday - Tour of DresdenCross Saxony to the baroque art city of Dresden, titled the "Florence on the Elbe." Discover this astonishing Renaissance city that has emerged from its wartime destruction to a luxurious splendor. With a local guide, admire the ornate Zwinger Palace, once a setting for court festivities, and the world-famous Semper Opera House. Continue to the Frauenkirche Church, symbol of reconstruction with its magnificent baroque dome. The rest of the day is yours to explore independently. Discover Altmarkt Square and the Prager Strasse area with its lovely shops and sidewalk cafes
Overnight: Dresden
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Wednesday - Walking Tour of RothenburgToday, travel to Rothenburg, the picturesque walled town in the Franconian heartland where time has stood still. Untouched by the ravages of war, you’ll be enchanted by this fairytale gem with its medieval cobble streets, ramparts, and centruy’s old mansions. On an orientation tour, stop at the Town Hall square with its unusual clock that displays a mechanical drinking scene with moving figures. At St. Jacob’s Church, view the treasured 500 year-old altarpiece, considered one of Germany’s greatest pieces of woodcarving. Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Rothenburg
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday - Nuremberg City Tour Travel to Nuremberg, an energetic city with a visible history of almost one thousand years. View the historic Palace of Justice where the War Crimes Tribunal met in 1946, and the chilling Nazi Rally grounds, where mass events were held to fuel the party propaganda. Enjoy the lively Market Square in the old town before heading to Munich, the pride of Bavaria with its festive fun-loving spirit.
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Friday - Full Day in MunichToday is at leisure to independently enjoy the delights of this Bavarian capital. Perhaps, participate in the optional Munich city tour that begins at Marienplatz Square and view the famous glockenspiel clock dating back to 1908 with its colorful mechanical figures. Continue to the Olympic Stadium, the main venue for the 1972 Summer Olympics. Afterwards, view Nymphenburg Palace, the main summer residence of the former rulers of Bavaria. The tour concludes with a drive through the city to see the countless museums, palaces, and historic monuments. In the afternoon, consider joining the optional tour to fairytale Linderhof Palace, built by "mad" King Ludwig II and Oberammergau, world-famous for the Passion Play, two of the highlights of Southern Bavaria in the high Alps. Tonight, share a Farewell Drink with your travel companions
Optional: Munich City Tour (AM)
Optional: Linderhof and Oberammergau (PM)
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Saturday - Depart GermanyTransfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Berlin, Munich-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights Berlin
  • 1 night Dresden
  • 1 night Rothenburg
  • 2 nights Munich
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • Breakfast daily
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

  • Special Features
  • View Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag, and Brandenburg Gate, symbols of the formerly divided city of Berlin
  • Discover the baroque art city of Dresden, titled the "Florence on the Elbe"
  • Explore Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the fairytale town in the Franconian heartland
  • In Nuremberg, view the historic Palace of Justice where the War Crimes Tribunal met in 1946
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


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    Accommodations

    Abba Berlin Hotel
    This first class hotel is within walking distance of the shopping area Kurfürstendamm.

    Pullman Dresden Newa
    This first class hotel is in the heart of Dresden near the historical old quarter.

    Hotel Rappen Rothenburg ob der Tauber
    This tourist class hotel is located a short walk from the Rothenburg town walls.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Westpark
    This first class hotel is located in Munich's Sendling-Westpark neighbourhood.

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    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

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