Arrive at Frankfurt airport and transfer by High-speed Rail (ICE) it takes less than 2,5 hours from Frankfurt/Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg. Your hotel is located in the Old Town just across from Nuremberg Main Station. Visit the Old Town where your hotel is located. In midst the Old Town you find the Imperial Castle - one of the most important imperial palaces dating from the middle ages from the 11th century.Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 :Regensburg
After breakfast checkout and in a little less than an hour the High-speed train (ICE) will take you from Nuremberg to Regensburg. Your hotel is located close to Regensburg Main Station.
When you arrive in Regensburg, you will be welcomed with legendary Bavarian hospitality into the best-preserved medieval city in Germany, where two thousand years of history remain alive today. The town began as a Roman camp, Castra Regina, named for the Regen River on which it lies. Emperor Marcus Aurelius saw to the completion of the camp and had the northern gate of the camp, the Porta Praetoria, built in the second century A.D. You can still visit this awe-inspiring structure during your stay. After withdrawal of the Romans, Regensburg was the governmental seat of the Bavarian dukes and Bavaria's first capital. In the time of Charlemagne, Regensburg became a favored site for Imperial diets and princely assemblages. With this rise in its political fortunes, the city also enjoyed an economic boom. In the 12th and 13th centuries, the ministry officials of the Frankish kings developed into proud and incredibly wealthy merchants. Their lifestyle rivaled that of the nobility. The buildings from the flourishing medieval times are remarkably well-preserved. Many grandiose patrician houses remain with Italian-style towers reaching to the heavens and embellishing the impressive city skyline. The buildings, towers and churches offer an unspoiled peek into the past. You need not be a student of history to get a strong sense of what life was like in the days of old in Regensburg. Regensburg has a long history of imperial significance. The city was the seat of the Perpetual Imperial Diet from 1663 through 1806, when the Holy Roman Empire was dissolved in Regensburg. During this time, the ambassadors from the German and European royal courts made homes for themselves in the city and founded a varied culture of festivals and celebrations. The parliament convened in the Imperial Chamber in the Town Hall, an impressive work of Renaissance architecture, through 1806. Visitors can now visit the exhibition of books and prints illustrating the history of the Imperial Diet. The dungeons and inquisition chamber in the cellars are also on show. Castles, churches, monasteries and St. Peter's Cathedral bear testimony to the grandeur of the prosperous medieval era, which is also brought to life in the many museums with their valuable and fascinating collections. The Stone Bridge and the Old Town Hall, set in the heart of the medieval city, are among the most important historic buildings in Germany.overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Regensburg to Vienna
Today after breakfast check out from hotel and In a little less than four hours the High-speed train (ICE) will take you from Regensburg to Vienna. Your hotel is located very close to Vienna West Station, where your train arrives.Overnight at hotel.
Day 4 : Vienna
Today be ready for the 3-hour City tour which also includes a visit to Schoenbrunn Palace. The tour will give you an overall impression of the most significant historical sights of Vienna.
Along the Ringstrasse you will see numerous grand buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the magnificent Museum of Fine Arts with its world famous art treasures of the Habsburgs and the Natural History Museum, the cultural district the Museums Quartier, the Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. The highlight of this tour will be a visit of the showrooms of Schonbrunn Palace, once the summer residence of the Habsburg family and home of Maria Theresia. On the way back to the opera you will pass by the Belvedere Palace, the former summer residence of Prince Eugen, which houses the largest and the most precious Gustav Klimt collection in the world.overnight at hotel
Day 5 : Salzburg
In the morning the Eurocity train takes you to Budapest. The train ride takes a little more than 2.5hrs. Your hotel is centrally located. Explore the city on your own. Overnight at hotel.
In the afternoon proceed to join the English-speaking most unique 4-hour Sound of Music tour. This tour is an ideal opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Maria von Trapp whilst taking in local historical sights both from the city of Salzburg and also the picturesque Lakes and Mountains region along the way.overnight at hotel.
Day 6 : Munich
After breakfast On board of the High-speed “Rail Jet” (RJ) it takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes from Salzburg to Munich.Check in at hotel which is located close to Munich Main Station.
Your tour already includes the admission to many sights in Munich (Residence Museum, Treasury, Cuvilliés-Theatre, Hall of Fame and Statue of Bavaria, Nymphenburg Palace and Park, Marstallmuseum, Museum of Nymphenburg Porcelain) which can be visited today before you might want to visit the world famous "Hofbrauhaus" for dinner and maybe a beer or two overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Escorted English-speaking Coach tour to the Royal Castles
Today you are on your way to one of the Highlights of your tour: your escorted coach tour will first take you to Oberammergau for a photo stop. The coach will then take you to Linderhof Palace, the "Royal Villa" of Ludwig II. Visit this beautiful furnished castle and the park.
The picture of Neuschwanstein is probably present in everybody's mind but certainly for those traveling along the Romantic Road. Be prepared that reality will surpass all pictures and imaginations: Neuschwanstein seems to be taken out of a fairy tale! Seeing the castle from the outside is unforgettable, a tour of the insight, which was originally built for the one famous inhabitant, will make the picture perfect! Make sure to take some time to explore the castle ground, the view of Neuschwanstein from the bridge behind the Castle is like no other!
Admission to Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle is included in the price of the tour.overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Heidelberg
In about 3 hours the Speed-train InterCity (IC) will take you directly from Munich to Heidelberg, beautiful town on the Neckar River. At the hotel you are right in the Center of the Town. Heidelberg Castle is towering above the city. You can walk up to the courtyard of the Castle (free of admission) or take the funicular up & down from the Castle. From the Castle you have a nice view of the city and the nice setting of the town along the Neckar River.
Day 9:Heidelberg to Frankfurt Airport
After breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed to train station to board train for Frankfurt airport. The train takes about one hour from Heidelberg to Frankfurt Airport.
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Tour cost per person = € 1024
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- Train ticket from Frankfurt airport to Nuremberg
- 1 night accommodation at Nuremberg with breakfast
- Admission to the Imperial Castle and Castle Garden
- Train ticket from Nuremberg to Regensburg
- 1 night accommodation in Regensburg with breakfast
- Train ticket from Regensburg to Vienna
- 2 nights accommodation in Vienna with breakfast
- Panorama Vienna City tour & visit to Schoenbrunn Castle
- High-Speed Rail tickets from Vienna to Salzburg
- 1 night accommodation in Salzburg with breakfast
- English speaking 4 hour Sound of Music tour
- High-Speed Rail tickets from Salzburg to Munich
- 2 nights accommodation in Munich
- Munich hop on hop off tour
- Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace tour
- Train tickets from Munich to Heidelberg
- 1 night accommodation at Heidelberg with breakfast
- Train tickets from Heidelberg to Frankfurt airport