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Gems of Southern Germany

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11 days
6 cities
2nights

Frankfurt, Germany

Vibrant Frankfurt is located on the River Main, in the central part of the country. The city is often referred to as German New York as Frankfurt is dominated by huge skyscrapers, business centers, and other ultramodern buildings. If you want to see what Frankfurt was like several centuries ago, you should head to Romerberg Square. The main highlight of the square is the Town Hall, Romer, which is located opposite the Old St. Nicholas church and has served as the symbol of Frankfurt for 600 years....
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    Day 1 - Arrival to Frankfurt

    Welcome to Frankfurt, an international financial and trade fair city, which has a lot to offer its visitors! Upon arrival your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

    ➤ Firebird recommends: Dont miss a chance to try Frankfurter Würstchen - popular sausages in one of the local taverns​.

    No meals included.

    Day 2 - Frankfurt City Tour

    Following breakfast, you meet your private guide and embark on a comprehensive city tour around the main sights of the city which is a motherland of writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, large German metropolis and a major European financial hub.

    Frankfurt's city center is best explored on foot while walking along its cobblestone squares and alleys. You take a stroll in the old town, called Altstadt in German, which is home to the old Römerberg Square, city hall, gothic Old St Nicholas Church, the Goethe House, and many other historical sights. You also explore the Zeil, Frankfurt’s premier pedestrian promenade that ranks among Germany’s most profitable shopping streets, as well as a modern banking district.

    After the tour, you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    ➤ Firebird recommends: Visit the only tower in Frankfurt that has public viewing platform and offers scenic views of the city - Main Tower. 

    Breakfast is included.

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    Scandic Frankfurt Museumsufer Hotel
    4-star hotel
    DE, Wilhelm-Leuschner-Straße 44, Frankfurt am Main, 60329
    Scandic Frankfurt Museumsufer Hotel
    Standard Double Breakfast included
    Scandic Frankfurt Museumsufer is a nice eco-friendly hotel, set near the center of Frankfurt. The hotel houses a restaurant, serving organic food, and offers modern rooms with a flat-screen TV, a fridge and a private bathroom.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Private Walking Tour in Frankfurt
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Frankfurt - Heidelberg
1st Class Seat
Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Frankfurt, Germany
1 hour
Mannheim Hbf
Heidelberg, Germany
2nights

Heidelberg, Germany

Located in southwestern Germany, Heidelberg is famous for its well-preserved old town, 14th-century University, and Heiliggeistkirche church. The Karl Theodor Old Bridge and the red-sandstone ruins of Heidelberg Castle are among other renown attractions. The bridge gate at the south end of the bridge dates from the Middle Ages and is one of the most recognized symbols of Heidelberg....
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    Day 3 - Train to Heidelberg and Old Town Walking Tour

    Following breakfast, you check out and walk to the train station. Then you take a train ride to Mannheim, located just 30-minutes away from Heidelberg. Your private driver meets you at the train station and transfers you to your hotel in Heidelberg.

    Upon arrival to the hotel meet your private guide in the lobby and enjoy a wonderful 4-hour walking Old Town tour and explore the university town of Heidelberg, with its historic and romantic appeal. The old town of Heidelberg has a typical atmosphere of the German old quarters: squares where the locals socialize, cobblestone streets with bar terraces, and of course the marketplace, or the Marktplatz.

    You get a chance to step inside the Studentenkarzer, the old Students' Prison, and hear interesting stories of how the students ended up here. You see the Old Bridge and admire the Church of the Holy Spirit, Heidelberg's main church.

    After the pleasant walk, you board a historic funicular to reach the top of the hill where you find Schloss Heidelberg, the Heidelberg Castle, which is considered to be one of the most important ruins in Germany. These extraordinary Renaissance ruins, that inspired Germany’s Romantics, used to be the former seat of Heidelberg’s Prince-Electors. In the Castle you will also have a chance to visit the German Apothecary Museum and see the Great Tun, the biggest wine barrel in the world, that was able to hold 221,726 liters (or 58,578 gallons) of wine.

    After the tour, you take the funicular back down to the Old Town and return to your hotel for check-in.

    Breakfast is included.

    Day 4 - Day at Leisure

    Today after breakfast you have the day at leisure to continue exploring Heidelberg on your own. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.

    ➤ Firebird recommends: Taste the famous wines from the German WIne Route at the local wine bars.​
    ➤ Firebird recommends: Follow the footsteps of the famous German thinkers and go for a guided or nonguided walk and hike along the Philosophenweg (Philosophers' Walk).

    Breakfast is included.

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    Bergheim 41 Hotel
    4-star hotel
    DE, Bergheimer Strasse 41, Heidelberg, 69115
    Bergheim 41 Hotel
    Standard Double Breakfast included
    Hotel Bergheim 41 is a modern design hotel in the Altes Hallenbad building in Heidelberg city center close to the Old Town district. The hotel has well-equipped rooms, a rooftop garden, and in-house Coffee Culture cafe.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Old Town Walking Tour & Heidelberg Castle
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Heidelberg - Stuttgart
1st Class Seat
Heidelberg - Stuttgart
Mannheim Hbf
Heidelberg, Germany
1 hour
Stuttgart Hbf
Stuttgart, Germany
2nights

Stuttgart, Germany

Set on the banks of the Neckar River, Stuttgart boasts some first-class collections of its art and historic museums. Stuttgart is considered to be one of the greenest cities in Europe, not only due to its amazing luxuriously decorated parks and gardens, but also thanks to its own vineyards. Moreover, the city houses the headquarters of such giants of the automobile industry as Mercedes and Porsche....
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    Day 5  - Train to Stuttgart and City Tour

    After breakfast and check-out you are met by your private driver and transferred to Mannheim train station for departure to Stuttgart, the capital of southwest Germany’s state called Baden-Württemberg. You driver meets you and head for your centrally-located hotel.

    Upon arrival, meet your private guide and embark an entertaining and informative city walk through the historic heart of Stuttgart. In 3 hours your guide shows you all the main attractions such as the Old Castle, Neues Schloss (New Castle) and Schlossplatz, Rathaus or town hall, the ancient gathering place Marktplatz, and many others. This trip through time covers the founding of the city in 950 all the way to the present day.

    After the tour, you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

    ➤ Firebird recommends: Pay a visit to Stuttgart State Opera - one of Europe's foremost opera houses​.

    Breakfast is included.

    Day 6 - Free Day in Stuttgart

    Today after breakfast you have the day at leisure to continue exploring Stuttgart on your own. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.

    ➤ Firebird recommends: Explore modern architecture by visiting Weissenhof Estate which includes buildings designed by 17 architects from more than 5 European countries. Two of the buildings projected by Le Corbusier were inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites as the part of his "Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement".

    Breakfast is included.

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    Kronenhotel Stuttgart
    4-star hotel
    DE, Kronenstraße 48, Stuttgart, 70174
    Kronenhotel Stuttgart
    Standard Double Breakfast included
    The privately run Kronenhotel is set in a quiet location near Stuttgart’s pedestrian area and main sights. The hotel has spacious and soundproofed rooms with free WiFi, as well as a garden terrace, restaurant, and sauna.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Private Walking Tour in Stuttgart
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Stuttgart - Munich
1st Class Seat
Stuttgart Hbf
Stuttgart, Germany
2 hours
München Hbf
Munich, Germany
2nights

Munich, Germany

The capital of Germany’s most prosperous Bavarian region, Munich is famous for its gorgeous architecture, traditional Alpine culture, and the annual Octoberfest, gathering millions of people from all over the world every year. Even if your travel dates don’t match those of Oktoberfest, we strongly suggest you try some of the world’s best beers while in Munich. The city is famous for its art galleries and museums, including Residenzmuseum hosted in the Munich Residence, that had served as a seat of government and residence of Bavarian kings from 1508 to 1918 and is now the number one attraction....
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    Day 7 - Train to Munich and City Tour

    Following breakfast and check-out, you have a transfer to the station for a train ride to Munich. In about 2.5 hours you arrive to the magnificent capital of Bavaria and head for your centrally-located hotel.

    Upon arrival to the hotel, meet your private guide and go on a fascinating 3-hour tour of Munich's beautiful old town to get an insight into the city's turbulent 850-year history.

    With its exuberant atmosphere and vitality, Munich is one of Europe's great cultural centers. Enjoy your city tour around Marien Square, Church of Our Lady and Residenz Palace. In the ancient part of the town the world-famous Hofbrauhaus, the medieval town gates, and the colorful open-air market Viktualienmarkt are waiting for you. Munich’s elegant Maximilian Street offers views at the Bavarian Parliament, Deutsches Museum, Royal Palace and the Opera House. You also pass by Theatiner Church, Hall of Generals (Feldherrnhalle), and House of Arts, the Bavarian National Museum and the Angel of Peace.

    After the tour, you have the rest of the evening at leisure.

    Breakfast is included.

    Day 8 - Munich Free Day

    Today after breakfast you have the day at leisure to continue exploring Munich on your own. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.

    ➤  Firebird recommends: Pay a visit to Olympiapark: Munich’s 1972 Olympic Park, where you can ride a zip-line over the iconic stadium, and participate in other sports activities.

    Breakfast is included.

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    Hotel Excelsior Munich
    4-star hotel
    DE, Schützenstrasse 11, Munich, 80335
    Hotel Excelsior Munich
    Classic Double Breakfast included
    A 3-minute walk from München Hauptbahnhof railway station, this elegant country house–style hotel is also a 14-minute walk from Marienplatz square.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Private Walking Tour in Munich
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Connection | Munich - Nuremberg
1st Class Seat
München Hbf
Munich, Germany
1 hour
Nürnberg Hbf
Nuremberg, Germany
2nights

Nuremberg, Germany

The second largest city in German Bavaria, Nuremberg, boasts a charming old town and is one of the most walkable cities in the region. The town is home to numerous sights such as the 14th-century Gothic church and the symbol of Nuremberg, the Imperial Castle....
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    Day 9 - Train to Nuremberg & City Tour

    Following breakfast, you head for the station for a train ride to Nuremberg. Upon arrival, you walk to your hotel (located within walking distance from the station), leave your luggage at the hotel, and meet your guide for a 3-hour walking tour of the Old Town.

    Together with your local guide you dive into the history of the Medieval city with narrow streets and spacious squares and witness the beautiful Gothic Church of Our Lady.

    The highlight of the tour is a visit to the Imperial Castle of Nuremberg - dominating the historical center of the city. For more than 500 years the castle was a residence of the Kaisers of the Holy Roman Empire and can tell its visitors many legends.

    After the tour, you return to the hotel, check in and have the afternoon at leisure.

    Breakfast is included.

    Day 10 - Day at Leisure in Nuremberg

    Today after breakfast you have the day at leisure to continue exploring Nuremberg on your own. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.

    ➤  Firebird recommends: Consider visiting the local zoo. The zoo in Nuremberg is one of the largest in Europe, covering almost 70 hectares. This spacious and beautifully landscaped animal park is home to nearly 3,000 animals from around 300 species.

    Breakfast is included.

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    Hotel Am Josephsplatz
    3-star hotel
    DE, Josephspl. 30 - 32,, Nuremberg, 90403
    Hotel Am Josephsplatz
    Standard Double Breakfast included
    Hotel Am Josephsplatz is a historic property dating back to 1675, located in the heart of Nuremberg. The hotel has comfortable guestrooms with classic interiors. There's also a gym, sauna, and summer terrace.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Guided Old Town Tour
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Connection | Nuremberg - Frankfurt Airport
1st Class Seat
Nürnberg Hbf
Nuremberg, Germany
2 hours
Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Frankfurt Airport, Germany
1day

Frankfurt Airport, Germany

The international airport in Frankfurt, Germany is one of the biggest transport hubs in the country. It is the busiest airport in Germany as well in terms of the number of annual passengers. It services over three hundred destinations and boasts an extensive list of countries and cities from/to which you can travel to via direct flights....
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    Day 11 - Departure to Frankfurt Airport

    This is the last day of your tour. After breakfast and check out, you walk to the train station (located within walking distance from your hotel), and take a direct high-speed train to Frankfurt Airport for your flight back home.

    We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

    Breakfast is included.

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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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