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Discover the cultural diversity of Germany & Europe!

Even the Dalai Lama already knew that "once a year you should visit a place you have never been". Whether you have already put together your personal highlights or would like us to present you a variety of ideas for your tailormade trip, we’re happy to assist you with putting your “once in a lifetime” trip in place. Discover the cultural treasures of Germany and Europe while extending your knowledge about different countries and their cultures.


Itinerary of our bestseller

Day 1

Welcome to Germany!

  • Upon arrival at the airport, meet your local representative who will escort you to your private coach.
  • Get transferred to your hotel in Berlin and check in
  • Get first impressions of the German capital during a private guided walking tour of Berlin, which will take you along the most important sightseeing and government district.
  • The afternoon is at leisure.
  • In the evening, enjoy a dinner at a local restaurant and sneak a taste of the German cuisine.
  • Overnight in Berlin

 

Day 2

Meet the Germans!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation
  • Start the day with a private baking class in one of Berlin´s finest show kitchens: Learn how to bake Germany´s famous and delicious cake “Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte”.
  • Afterwards, entrance to Little Big City Museum: Discover 750 years of Berlin in a lively way with interactive 3D models.
  • In the late afternoon, participate in a private guided tour at a Berlin brewery. Explanations about the brewery process with the help of the house-made equipment as well as anecdotes about the history of the brewery create an entertaining visit. 
  • Optional Service: End the day with an evening boot tour on Spree river and explore the capital´s famous districts and sightseeing from a new perspective.
  • Overnight in Berlin

 

 

Day 3

Berlin, The Grey City!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation
  • Admission to Jewish Museum Berlin
  • Continue to the Holocaust Memorial and visit it on your own.
  • In the afternoon, board your private coach and get transferred to Berlin Höhenschönhausen Memorial site. Participate in a guided tour.
  • Afterwards, board your private coach again and get transferred back to Berlin city.
  • Overnight in Berlin

 

Day 4

The formal royal residence city!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation
  • Make your way to Potsdam by public transport.
  • Upon arrival in Potsdam, participate in a private guided walking tour and explore Potsdam´s Old Town.
  • Continue to the famous Sanssouci Palace and enjoy a guided tour of the palace and park.
  • Optional service: Participate in a guided tour at the State Parliament Brandenburg, including an information lecture in the plenary hall.
  • Use public transport again to get back to Berlin.
  • Overnight in Berlin

 

Day 5

From Berlin to Prague!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation and check out
  • Board your private coach and get transferred to Prague.
  • Check in at your accommodation
  • The afternoon is at leisure: get first impressions of Prague and use the time to stroll along Vltava river or to enjoy the view over Prague from one of its many high-altitude parks.
  • Enjoy a dinner at a local restaurant and try the Czech cuisine.
  • Overnight in Prague

 

Day 6

The city of the hundred towers!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation
  • Enjoy a private guided walking tour of Prague which take you through the Old Town, further into the former Jewish Ghetto and over one of the oldest medieval bridges in Europe.
  • In the afternoon, make your way up to Prague castle. The entrance and a guided tour of the complex are included. Explore the largest coherent castle complex in the world, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • The rest of the day is at leisure.
  • Overnight in Prague

 

Day 7

Ahoj Karlovy Vary!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation
  • Board your private coach and get transferred to famous Karlovy Vary.
  • Entrance to Becherovka Museum: The historic building served as the original factory of the traditional herbal liqueur for more than 100 years and is now open to the public as an interactive exhibition. Also included is the tasting of the 4 most famous products.
  • The rest of the day is at leisure. Stroll through the pretty alleys with their old and colourful houses and discover the variety of hot springs that make Karlovy Vary so famous.
  • Board your private coach again and get transferred to your accommodation in Prague.
  • Overnight in Prague

 

Day 8

From Prague to Vienna!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation and check out
  • Use your pre-booked train tickets to make your way to Vienna.
  • Upon arrival at Vienna main train station, continue to your hotel by public transport and check in.
  • The afternoon is at leisure.
  • In the evening, enjoy a dinner at a local restaurant and use the chance to try some typical “Wiener Schnitzel”.
  • Overnight in Vienna

 

Day 9

Welcome to Vienna!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation
  • Start the day at the former summer residence of the imperial family of Austria: Schönbrunn Palace and its baroque park are among the most beautiful baroque complexes in Europe. Entrance to the palace and the park complex with audio guides is included.
  • In the afternoon, participate in a private guided walking tour of Vienna and learn more about the imperial era, the legend of Mozart and much more, while walking along the most important sightseeing.
  • Overnight in Vienna

 

Day 10

From Vienna to Salzburg!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation and check out
  • Use your pre-booked train tickets to make your way to Salzburg, a UNESCO World Cultural City.
  • Continue to your accommodation by public transport and check in.
  • The day in Salzburg is at leisure. Discover the beautiful city with its medieval and baroque buildings and visit the romantic Mirabell Garden on your own.
    Optional service: Entrance to Mozart´s birthplace and residential house. Take a tour of Mozart's original living quarters and discover everyday objects from the 18th century as well as unique exhibits from Mozart's life.
  • Overnight in Salzburg

 

Day 11

From Salzburg to Munich!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation and check out
  • Use your pre-booked train tickets to make your way to Munich.
  • Upon arrival, check in to your accommodation
  • Participate in a private guided walking tour of Munich.
  • The afternoon is at leisure.
  • In the evening, enjoy a dinner at a local brewery and taste some typical Bavarian cuisine.
  • Overnight in Munich

 

Day 12

Germany´s darkest times!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation
  • Board your private coach and get transferred to Dachau.
  • Entrance and guided tour at Dachau Memorial
  • Board your private coach again and get transferred back to Munich.
  • In the afternoon, participate in a guided tour at the most distinctive part of the Munich skyline: The “Frauenkirche” with its two iconic onion domes. Look around the small inner chapels and find the grave of Holy Roman Emperor Ludwig the Bavarian.
  • The rest of the day is at leisure.
  • Overnight in Munich

 

Day 13

Like a fairy tale!

  • Breakfast at your accommodation
  • Board your private coach and get transferred to Castle Neuschwanstein in Füssen.
  • Participate in a guided tour in this fabulous castle.
  • Either after a walk or by shuttle you can reach the famous bridge on your own, from which you not only have a unique view over the castle but also over the imposing gorge next to it.
  • Board your coach again and get transferred back to Munich.
  • The rest of the day is at leisure.
  • Overnight in Prague

 

Day 14

Auf Wiedersehen, München – Goodbye Munich!

  • After two eventful weeks, it is time to say ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ (goodbye). Don’t be sad because as we Germans say: “you always meet twice in life!”
  • Breakfast at your accommodation and check out
  • Private coach transfer to the airport

 

Summary

  • Dates: Any dates on request
  • Popular destinations: Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Salzburg, Munich
  • Exemplary duration: 14 days / 13 nights
  • Exemplary group size: 10 adults

List of inclusions

  • 13 nights in good-quality hotels (or hostels for students), rooming and accommodation according to the individual needs of the group
  • Daily breakfast buffet included
  • Transfers as per itinerary in private coach with very experienced local driver
  • Public transport tickets: 4 days Berlin Welcome Card (ABC), 72 hrs Prague ticket, Vienna pass 72 hrs, Salzburg pass 24 hrs, 2 days Munich ticket Zone M
  • Train tickets (2nd class): Prague – Vienna, Vienna – Salzburg, Salzburg - Munich
  • Guided walking tour: Berlin (3hrs), Potsdam (2hrs), Munich (3hrs), Prague (3 hrs), Vienna (3 hrs)
  • Entrance Fees: Jewish Museum, Sansoucci Palace, Prague Castle, Becherovka Museum, Schönbrunn Palace + audio guides, Frauenkirche
  • Guided Tours: Brewery Berlin (1 h), Hohenschönhausen Memorial (1,5 hrs), Sanssoucci Palace and Park (2 hrs), Prague Castle (1 h), Dachau Memorial (2, 5 hrs), Frauenkirche (1,5 – 2 hrs), Castle Neuschwanstein (1/2 h)
  • Classes: Baking class “Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte” (2-3 hrs)
  • Breakfast every day
  • 4x dinner (3 course meal) as per itinerary  

Optional services

  • Evening boot tour Berlin (1,5 – 2 hrs)
  • Guided tour at State Parliament Brandenburg (1 h)
  • Entrance to Mozart's birthplace and residential house in Salzburg

List of exclusions

  • Meals / beverages not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips of any kind
  • Tour escort
  • Public transport tickets / flights not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses

Impressions of the tour

Kontakt

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