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Germany’s largest and southernmost state is rich in natural beauty, cultural heritage and traditions, as well as genuine hospitality. From the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, to the alpine scenery of the south, with historical palaces and relaxing cruises on our way, let us show you the best of beautiful Bavaria.
Day One - UK to Germany
Relax aboard our coach as we cross to Calais, then on to our hotel where we stay overnight.
Day Two - Onwards to Inzell
We continue south eastwards through Germany, to the beautiful village of Inzell in the Bavarian Alps, and the four-star Erlebnishotel Chiemgauerhof, where we stay for three nights (B,D)
Day Three - Inzell
Relax and enjoy your resort surroundings, or if you wish to travel further afield, you will also receive an ‘Inzell Card’ entitling you to travel free admissions
to several local attractions as well as travel on the regional buses. (B,D)
Day Four - Berchtesgaden and Lake Konigsee
A wonderful day ahead as we take in the scenery visiting the charming town of Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps, going on to see beautiful Lake Konigsee. (B,D)
Day Five - Palace Herrenchiemsee to Nuremberg
Leaving Inzell, we head westwards to join the boat on Lake Chiemsee going across to the Herreninsel, where we visit the stunning Palace. Known as ‘Bavaria’s Versailles’, this is the final, biggest and most expensive castle built by King Ludwig II. We continue to the Maritim Hotel in Nuremberg for three nights. (B,D)
Day Six - Regensburg and Danube cruise
Today we visit the beautiful city of Regensburg, where the old town, with its many historical buildings has been included on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. We also enjoy a cruise along the Danube, passing the impressive Walhalla Temple on our way. (B,D)
Day Seven - Nuremberg
Explore the city at leisure from our centrally located hotel, or join our optional guided tour this morning, to make sure you don’t miss any of the sights. This afternoon, you may choose to join our optional excursion to the well-preserved, UNESCO designated town of Bamberg (B,D)
Day Eight - Nuremberg to Belgium
We leave Nuremberg, calling at the charming town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber on Bavaria’s famous ‘Romantic Road’ before continuing to Belgium for our final overnight stay (B,D)
Day Nine - Belgium to UK
Calais, then home (B)
Berchtesgaden And Lake Konigsee
A wonderful day ahead as we take in the scenery visiting the charming town of Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps, before going on to enjoy the scenery around beautiful Lake Konigsee.
En Route: Rothenberg ob der Tauber
Discover the charming village of Rothenberg ob der Tauber, on Bavaria’s famous ‘Romantic Road’, known for its medieval architecture and pretty half-timbered houses which line the cobblestone lanes of its old town. The town walls include many preserved gate houses and towers, plus there is an interested covered walkway on top. St. Jakob’s Church.
En-route: Lake Chiemsee
Leaving Inzell, we head westwards to join the boat in Prien on Lake Chiemsee going across to the Herreninsel, where we visit the stunning Palace. Known as ‘Bavaria’s Versailles’, this is the final, biggest and most expensive castle built by King Ludwig II. We continue to Nuremberg.
Explore beautiful Regensburg, a city designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site with over 1,500 listed buildings. We then enjoy a cruise along the River Danube, travelling between historic Regensburg and the Walhalla temple, modelled on the Parthenon.
Half Day: Bamberg
Bamberg, the ‘Seven Hill City’, is a medieval treasure waiting to be explored.
This famous town is perhaps best known for its historical town centre, which actually comprises of three centres - the episcopal town, the island town and the market gardener's town. Each of these areas contains its very own attractions, with stunning medieval architecture, a bustling atmosphere and narrow, winding streets that are criss-crossed by bridges. Soak in the beautiful views, discover the town’s excellent history and enjoy the warm welcome you’ll receive here.
Come with us as we stroll through the quaint streets and discover the highlights of the city, which include the Old Court, the stunning Altenburg Castle, the Farmers’ Museum, and Buttenheim Market.
Lake Konigsee Cruise
Discover the stunning natural beauty of this wonderful Alpine lake with a leisurely cruise. We’ll explore this majestic location, taking time to admire the mountain scenery all around us as we travel to the western edge of the lake, where we’ll find St Bartholomew's church.
This famous Bavarian church can only be reached by boat and dates from the 1100s. With is Baroque style and stucco work by artist Joseph Schmidt, from Salzburg, it’s a wonderful sight, especially when set against the snow-capped mountains and peaceful lakeshore.
We’ll have time to explore the town, before we make our return journey across the lake and enjoy even more time to make the most of this breath-taking location.
Nuremberg Guided City Tour
A city fit for a king; don’t miss this opportunity to discover the undeclared capital of the Holy Roman Empire, where the beer is as dark as the coffee. The cityscape of Nuremberg, Bavaria’s second largest city, is dominated by the stunning castle, a mighty fortress built in 1140.
Of course, Nuremberg is also known for the activities that took place here before and during the Second World War, and our guided city tour will uncover infamous sites including the former Nazi Party Rally Grounds.
Regensburg Guided Walking Tour
Discover the first capital city of Bavaria, Regensburg, a hidden treasure nestled along the banks of the Danube River on our guided walking tour.
Regensburg has a long history from the Romans to the present day and its magnificent history can be observed with a simple stroll through its streets. The 11th-century architecture still defines the character of the town, marked by the tall buildings, dark and narrow lanes, and strong fortifications.
We’ll be introduced to the old city, with its wealthy merchant’s houses, the old town hall and elegant cathedral, the Stone Bridge and the Porta Praetoria, Germany’s most ancient stone building where we learn about Regensburg’s remarkable history.