Classic Germany

Castle near Munich in Bavaria, Germany. Natural Landscape.
IDEAL LENGTH 12 nights
Price From $12,500 pp
When to Go May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Classic Germany

Travel across Germany while visiting some of the cannot miss highlights. You learn about the German history in Berlin, admire some impressive landscape in Saxon Switzerland. Car lovers should not miss the chance to visit Stuttgart, home of Porsche and Mercedes Benz.

Day 1

Day 1
Arrival Berlin

Upon arrival at the airport, you’ll be escorted by car to your accommodation.

After a quick refresh, you’ll head on a privately guided tour on foot and via car to explore this diverse and fascinating city.

Day 2

Day 2
Berlin - Potsdam

Today you’ll enjoy a full-day guided tour of Potsdam’s palaces and parks, including Palace Sanssouci, the summer residence of Frederick the Great.

Back in Berlin, visit the subterranean labyrinth of Berliner Unterwelten, home to World War Two bunkers, and admire Berlin’s skyline from the top of its tallest building, the Berlin Tower.

Day 3

Day 3
Berlin - Potsdam

Spend today continuing to explore Berlin.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your needs prior to departure.

 

Day 4

Day 4
Dresden – Meissen – Saxon Switzerland

This morning you’ll begin your stay with a trip to Meissen, home to Renaissance and Gothic buildings and Europe’s first porcelain factory.

 

Day 5

Day 5
Dresden – Meissen – Saxon Switzerland

Today, enjoy a guided walk through Dresden’s historic city centre and marvel at the fairy-tale Moritzburg Castle, set amid idyllic countryside. 

Day 6

Day 6
Dresden – Meissen – Saxon Switzerland

 Next, you’ll visit Saxon Switzerland to hike through the countryside to Neurathen Castle.

Day 7

Day 7
Munich

This morning you’ll transfer to Munich for a guided tour of the city, ending at the baroque palace of Nymphenburg.

 

Day 8

Day 8
Munich – Berchtesgaden

Today you'll enjoy some historic tours. First to Berchtesgaden, renowned for its summer outdoors activities, and second to the infamous Eagle’s Nest building, which belonged to Hitler.

 

Day 9

Day 9
Berchtesgaden – Neuschwanstein Castle

Today you’ll continue to Germany’s most famous fairy-tale castle, Neuschwanstein, and the palace of Linderhof, former home of King Maximilan .

Day 10

Day 10
Stuttgart – Black Forest

Continue to the lively city of Stuttgart, home of Porsche and Mercedes Benz. 

After settling into your hotel, the rest of the day will be spent at leisure. You Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

Day 11

Day 11
Stuttgart – Black Forest

The next few days will be spent discovering the city on a walking tour, visiting the Mercedes Museum, and delving into the heart of the Black Forest.

Day 12

Day 12
Frankfurt am Main

Your final destination is Germany’s financial centre, Frankfurt am Main.

After you’ve settled into your hotel you will be free to spend time at leisure. Your Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

Day 13

Day 13
Goethe House & Museum - Departure

This morning you’ll visit the Goethe House & Museum to learn about Goethe’s life and the époque he lived in.

Afterwards, you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

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itinerary highlights
  • Discover Berlin’s history and underground world

  • Visit the palace of Potsdam, home of Frederick the Great

  • Tour Germany’s castles, including Neuschwanstein

  • Explore the landscape of Saxon Switzerland

  • Delve into the heart of Black Forest villages

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