German Vista

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Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Europe

  • Active pace

  • Globus escorted tours

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Our first-class range of tours include more of everything you love, weaving in VIP access to the must-see sights and authentic experiences so you come away from your holiday having truly lived each place you visit.

From the rural beauty of the Bavarian Alps to the cutting-edge culture of Berlin, this insightful eight-day tour shows you the many sides of Germany. Step back in time staying in medieval towns and exploring grand fairy-tale castles, drive the Romantic Road and see the bomb-damaged architecture that serve as poignant reminders of the country's turbulent past.  

At a glance

  • Berlin Welcome dinner, sightseeing tour with a local guide, visit to Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, picture stop at Brandenburg Gate & Holocaust Memorial.
  • Dresden Guided sightseeing, visit the Courtyard of Zwinger Palace 
  • Rothenburg Overnight stay in the pretty medieval town
  • Neuschwanste Guided visit of King Ludwig's storybook castle
  • Oberammergau See the Passion Play theater. 
  • Munich Orientation drive, visit to Marienplatz and farewell dinner in the beer garden at a local restaurant.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Individual audio system
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

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Overview

From the rural beauty of the Bavarian Alps to the cutting-edge culture of Berlin, this insightful eight-day tour shows you the many sides of Germany. Step back in time staying in medieval towns and exploring grand fairy-tale castles, drive the Romantic Road and see the bomb-damaged architecture that serve as poignant reminders of the country's turbulent past.  

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners

UK - Berlin

Day
1

Time to rest or to start exploring the German capital. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Berlin

Day
2

Sightseeing with a Local Guide in the once-divided metropolis includes the elegant Ku’damm, the restored Reichstag, Charlottenburg Palace, a picture stop at monumental Brandenburg Gate and the Holocaust Memorial, and the 210-foot Victory Column in the vast Tiergarten Park. Visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church with its bomb-damaged tower, drive along Unter den Linden Boulevard, and pass the State Opera House and Checkpoint Charlie.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Berlin - Dresden

Day
3

Arrive in Dresden, former capital of Saxony. Badly damaged by Allied bombing in February 1945, the city has since been restored to its baroque splendour. During your guided walking tour, visit the Zwinger Palace Courtyard to admire its impressive architecture; the magnificent baroque Semper Opera, originally built in 1841, once destroyed by fire, then destroyed by bombing, and finally restored in 1985; and the newly rebuilt Frauenkirche.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Dresden - Weimar - Rothenburg

Day
4

In Weimar, follow your Tour Director on a pleasant walk to the pretty market square with its Renaissance houses and the Town Hall. Highlight is an overnight stay in medieval Rothenburg with its ramparts and towers, cobblestone lanes, and 16th-century houses. Hear how the town survived the Thirty Years’ War, and shop for Christmas ornaments.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Rothenburg - Neuschwanstein

Day
5

Drive along the scenic Romantic Road past small villages and towards the Bavarian Alps, where two of Bavaria’s most famous castles are situated. Stay overnight in a charming hotel beautifully located beneath Hohenschwangau Castle, where King Ludwig spent much of his youth, and Neuschwanstein Castle, which you will visit with a Local Guide. This castle became the most famous of all and was inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Neuschwanstein - Oberammergau - Munich

Day
6

Arrive in the quaint village of Oberammergau and see the theatre where the Passion play is held every ten years, then, continue to Munich, Germany’s “Secret Capital.” Your orientation drive features the Olympic Stadium, built for the 1972 Olympics; the 1,000-foot-high Olympic Tower, the Ludwigstrasse, and the Bavarian Arch of Triumph and Field Marshall Hall. Also see the Königsplatz, the gothic Frauenkirche, and visit marienplatz with its Old and New Town Halls and the famous Glockenspiel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Munich

Day
7

Today is at leisure and interesting optional excursions are available. In the evening, a farewell dinner at a lively Biergarten is the best way to celebrate the success of your German holiday.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Munich - UK

Day
8

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

This Platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus 

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Berlin: Crowne Plaza Potsdamer Platz
  • Dresden: NH Collection Dresden Altmarkt
  • Rothenburg: Goldener Hirsch
  • Neuschwanstein: Muller at Schwangau
  • Munich: Le Meridien 

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