8 Day Essential Germany

2 Berlin, 1 Dresden,1 Rothenburg & 2 Munich
Round trip airfare, first class accommodations, most transfers and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Flights New York-Berlin, Munich-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Berlin
    • 1 night Dresden
    • 1 night Rothenburg
    • 2 nights Munich
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • Breakfast daily
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Special Features
  • View Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag, and Brandenburg Gate, symbols of the formerly divided city of Berlin
  • Discover the baroque art city of Dresden, titled the "Florence on the Elbe"
  • Explore Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the fairytale town in the Franconian heartland
  • In Nuremberg, view the historic Palace of Justice where the War Crimes Tribunal met in 1946

†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Germany
Depart for Germany

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Berlin
Arrive in Germany's magnificent capital city of Berlin. After transferring to your hotel, the rest of the day is yours to immerse yourself in the dynamic spirit of the city. Tonight, at approximately 6 PM, join your Tour Manager and fellow travelers for a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 4 PM on Day 2 of the itinerary, or earlier if possible
Overnight: Berlin

DAY 3, Wednesday - Full Day in Berlin
A glorious day at leisure in this city that has so much to offer! Visit the Pergamon Museum, Charlottenburg Palace, Holocaust Museum, or ascend to the Berlin TV Tower, the tallest structure in Germany, to see the incredible 360° views of the city. Shop to your heart’s content at an endless array of designer stores highlighting some of Europe’s top fashion. There’ll be opportunity to participate in optional tours with a comprehensive introduction tour of Berlin, or the optional Berlin's Hidden Past tour where you will delve beneath the surface to learn more about the defeat of the Nazis, the liberation, and the destruction and division of Germany’s capital
Optional: Berlin City Tour (AM)
Optional: Berlin's Hidden Past (PM)
Overnight: Berlin
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Tour of Dresden
Cross Saxony to the baroque art city of Dresden, titled the "Florence on the Elbe." Discover this astonishing Renaissance city that has emerged from its wartime destruction to a luxurious splendor. With a local guide, admire the ornate Zwinger Palace, once a setting for court festivities, and the world-famous Semper Opera House. Continue to the Frauenkirche Church, symbol of reconstruction with its magnificent baroque dome. The rest of the day is yours to explore independently. Discover Altmarkt Square and the Prager Strasse area with its lovely shops and sidewalk cafes
Overnight: Dresden
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Friday - Walking Tour of Rothenburg
Today, travel to Rothenburg, the picturesque walled town in the Franconian heartland where time has stood still. Untouched by the ravages of war, you’ll be enchanted by this fairytale gem with its medieval cobble streets, ramparts, and centruy’s old mansions. On an orientation tour, stop at the Town Hall square with its unusual clock that displays a mechanical drinking scene with moving figures. At St. Jacob’s Church, view the treasured 500 year-old altarpiece, considered one of Germany’s greatest pieces of woodcarving. Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Rothenburg
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday - Nuremberg City Tour, Munich
Travel to Nuremberg, an energetic city with a visible history of almost one thousand years. View the historic Palace of Justic where the War Crimes Trimbunal met in 1946 and the chilling Nazi Rally grounds, where mass events were held to fuel the party propaganda. Enjoy the lively Market Square in the old town before heading to Munich, the pride of Bavaria with its festive fun-loving spirit
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday - Full Day in Munich
Today is at leisure to independently enjoy the delights of this Bavarian capital. Perhaps, participate in the optional Munich city tour that begins at Marienplatz Square and view the famous glockenspiel clock dating back to 1908 with its colorful mechanical figures. Continue to the Olymplic Stadium, the main venue for the 1972 Summer Olympics. Afterwards, view Nymphenburg Palace, the main summer residence of the former rulers of Bavaria. The tour concludes with a drive through the city to see the countless museums, palaces, and historic monuments. In the afternoon, consider joining the optional tour to fairytale Linderhof Palace, built by "mad" King Ludwig II and Oberammergau, world-famous for the Passion Play, two of the highlights of Southern Bavaria in the high Alps
Optional: Munich City Tour (AM)
Optional: Linderhof and Oberammergau (PM)
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Monday - Depart Germany
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary
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Not Included
  • Optional tours and gratuities
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.