Day 1: Arrival
Welcome to the magnificent capital of Bavaria! Upon arrival, you meet your driver and head for your centrally-located hotel. After check-in the rest of the evening is free for you to enjoy Munich on your own.
➤ Firebird recommends: Visit Hofbräuhaus Beer Hall - world's most famous tavern, which dates back to 16th century
Day 2: Munich City Tour
After breakfast, you 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 return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 3: Day-trip to Neuschwanstein Castle & Bavarian Alps
Experience a truly royal day tour of the majestic Neuschwanstein Castle which inspired Walt Disney!
Today Neuschwanstein is one of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe. Every year 1.4 million people visit "the castle of the fairy-tale king". Each summer around 6,000 visitors a day stream through rooms that were initially intended for a single inhabitant. During the guided group tour of the castle, you learn about the eccentric Fairy Tale King Ludwig II, a builder of this imposing landmark, his complicated life in Bavaria at the start of the Second Reich and his life-long friendship with the composer Richard Wagner.
On the way back to Munich, your private guide-driver can make a stop at Linderhof Palace or other beautiful sights in the picturesque region of Bavarian Alps.
Day 4: Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you head for the train station, where you take a 1-hour train to Nuremberg, the second largest city of Bavaria.
Day 4: Arrival to Nuremberg
Welcome to the second largest city of Bavaria - Nuremberg! Upon arrival walk to your centrally-located hotel. After check-in, you have the rest of the evening free. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.
Day 5: Nuremberg City Tour
Following breakfast, meet your guide and embark on a 3-hour walking tour of the Old Town. Together 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 and have the rest of the day free.
Day 6: Day Trip to Bamberg
Following breakfast, you walk to the train station and take a short ride to the UNESCO World Heritage Site - Bamberg.
Upon arrival, you meet your local guide and witness the original medieval and Baroque architecture which has remained completely intact during the World War II.
Today you also visit one of the most famous cathedrals of Germany located in the very heart of the city - Bamberg Cathedral. Completed in the 13th century it reflects several architectural styles, contains many sculptures, and the marble tomb of Emperor Henry II. Nowadays the masses and organ concerts are still held in the Cathedral. Then you proceed to the Old Court, the New Residence (exterior view) and visit the Rose Garden.
After the tour, you have some free time before taking a train back to Nuremberg.
Day 7: Discovering Rothenburg & the Romantic Road
Following breakfast at your hotel, embark with your private guide-driver on a full-day exploration of the Romantic Road, the most popular scenic route in Germany, that from the River Main to the Alps. On this exploration, you have a chance to experience the charm and authentic atmosphere of the tiny Bavarian towns and traditional villages, its half-timbered homes with flowers in the window boxes.
Make sure to charge your phones and cameras, as passing by the vineyards in the Tauber valley and the charming traditional churches, you have a chance to capture many picture-perfect moments!
Today you also explore two medieval walled towns of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of the most popular stops on the Romantic Road famous for its gingerbread houses, and Dinkelsbühl, a tiny village with very well preserved its simple charm, before heading back to Nuremberg.
Day 8: Departure from Nuremberg
This is the final day of your tour. Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home.
We hope you are leaving with the ultimate experience and bright memories and wish you a safe flight.
Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.
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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