Romantic Germany Tauck Tours

Romantic Germany

This luxury tour is called Romantic Germany and it features a 13 day winding journey through nearly every major city in Germany. This tour covers quite a bit of ground in those two weeks, taking you from the Black Forest and Medieval castles to historic palaces and cosmopolitan cities. From the Rhine valley to Bavaria, see how romantic Germany can be.

If you’re in search of German architecture, history or even Helles (a popular Germany beer) you’ll not only find all that in more, you’ll also travel the country in style on this great tour. The Romantic Germany tour begins in the lovely city of Frankfurt, Germany. This Tauck tour kicks off with a very special tour down the Rhine river. After doing some exploring you’ll head to the Black Forest and on to the Mercedes-Benz museum. Then you’re off to Munich, Dresden, Berlin and so many stops in between. These 13 days are packed full of fun, exciting and informing adventures that you’ll be talking about for years to come.


14 Daysfr. $6,390

Tour Highlights & Offers

  • TAUCK’S YELLOW ROADS! Drive along the Black Forest High Road, the Romantic Road & other scenic byways of the German countryside past fairy-tale forests and medieval castles
  • Sparkling wine picnic lunch transported in style via old-timer Aagland "horseless carriages" – the same ones used during the 2018 German Royal wedding
  • A museum pass and audio guide for museums on Berlin's Museumsinsel (Museum Island)
  • A private riverboat cruise along the Rhine River
  • Guided tour of the Mercedes-Benz Museum or an interactive cooking demonstration featuring German specialties
  • Dinner at a romantic “pudelstein” hut in the heart of the Black Forest
  • Special farewell reception in Berlin at a chic restaurant atop the German Bundestag, the national Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany, overlooking the city
  • A private visit to King Ludwig II’s opulent Linderhof Palace, inspired by the Palace of Versailles
  • A private tour of the New Green Vault in Dresden’s Royal Palace
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as detailed
  • All customary gratuities for hotel and restaurant staff and local guides are included.
  • The customary gratuities for the Tauck Director and local drivers are not included. We ask that gratuities be extended on a voluntary, individual basis and not as a group.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 13 breakfasts
  • 6 lunches
  • 8 dinners
  • Villa Kennedy Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany (2 nights)
  • Traube Tonbach in Baiersbronn, Germany (2 nights)
  • Steigenberger Hotel Der Sonnenhof Bad Wörishofen in Bad Wörishofen, Germany (1 night)
  • Bayerischer Hof Hotel in Munich, Germany (2 nights)
  • Hotel Eisenhut in Rothenburg, Germany (1 night)
  • Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski Dresden in Dresden, Germany (2 nights)
  • The Regent Berlin hotel in Berlin, Germany (3 nights)

Arrive Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany

Tauck's tours of Germany begins at 6:00 PM, Hotel Villa Kennedy. A transfer is included from the Frankfurt Airport to the five-star Villa Kennedy, built around a Renaissance-style villa in downtown Frankfurt. Join us for a welcome reception and dinner.

Dinner

Cruise the Rhine River to Rüdesheim

Rudesheim, Germany

Begin today's travels aboard a morning riverboat cruise on the Rhine from St. Goarshausen to Rüdesheim. Glide past green hillsides and romantic castle ruins, and hear the legendary story of the Lorelei. Disembark in the wine town of Rüdesheim for time at leisure; check out its famous Dros­sel­gasse, a cobblestone lane of half-timbered houses, wine taverns and cozy cafes.

Frankfurt, Germany

Return to Frankfurt, where you're free to explore on your own tonight; your hotel is in easy reach of the pubs, restaurants and nightlife of the Left Bank district.

Breakfast

VILLA KENNEDY

Medieval Heidelberg to the Black Forest

Heidelberg, Germany

Travel along the "Yellow Roads" through typical villages of the agricultural region known as the Bergstrasse en route to the enchanting medieval town of Heidelberg, where a walking tour leads you to the ruins of its Gothic castle that was the inspiration of poets and painters. Enjoy some free time in town before continuing to your hotel, Traube Tonbach, the grande dame of Black Forest spa resorts. Dine at leisure in the hotel tonight.

Breakfast, Dinner

TRAUBE TONBACH HOTEL

Luxury cars or cooking & Black Forest romance

Heidelberg, Germany

Choose between a guided tour of the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart – a treasure trove of historic cars and exhibits that trace the evolution of the legendary automaker – or an interactive cooking lesson at the hotel, with chefs who’ll demonstrate the art of regional delicacies, from Maultaschen to Black Forest Cake. Enjoy time at leisure then join us for dinner at a romantic pudelstein hut in the Black Forest.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

TRAUBE TONBACH HOTEL

A castle in Meersburg & a Bavarian spa town

Bad Worishofen, Germany

Drive the scenic Black Forest High Road into the foothills of the Alps en route to a private visit and lunch at the Neus Schloss Meersburg ("New Castle in Meersburg"), a historic 18th-century former bishop's castle overlooking Lake Constance, now home to several museums. Continue on to your hotel, nestled in the forested hills of the Bavarian spa resort town of Bad Wörishofen; dine at the hotel tonight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

STEIGENBERGER HOTEL DER SONNENHOF BAD WÖRISHOFEN

Linderhof, Oberammergau & on to Munich

Linderhof, Germany

Start your day with an experience straight out of a storybook... a tour of Linderhof Palace. This opulent rococo showplace, enlarged by Bavaria's King Ludwig II from the 1860s to the 1880s, was greatly inspired by Louis XIV's Palace of Versailles, complete with a Hall of Mirrors and an exact (but smaller) copy of the French palace's Ambassador's Staircase.

Oberammergau, Germany

Visit the little alpine village of Oberammergau – where the world-famous Passion Play (or Passionsspiele) has been performed every ten years since 1634, involving the talents of more than 2,000 village residents.

Munich, Germany

Continue on to Munich; your historic grand hotel in the heart of the city, the Bayerischer Hof, is a perfect base for exploring the fascinating Bavarian capital.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

BAYERISCHER HOF

Munich, Nymphenburg Palace & Dachau

Munich, Germany

Take a sightseeing tour of the Bavarian capital today that includes the celebrated Maximilianstrasse, the 17th-century Residenz, and the old town hall. Enjoy a guided visit to the Baroque Nymphenburg Palace, built for the former rulers of Bavaria and dating to the 17th century; your tour includes the carriage museum.

Explore more of Munich at your leisure this afternoon, or join us for a poignant visit to Dachau. Sample some of Munich's many fine restaurants for lunch and dinner.

Breakfast

BAYERISCHER HOF

Rothenburg on the Romantic Road

Rothenburg, Germany

Today, Tauck's tours of Germany take you to the medieval town of Rothenburg, on the legendary "Romantic Road." A walking tour with your local guide reveals Rothenburg's renowned Gothic cathedral, cobblestone streets and gabled houses that have remained much the same over the centuries.

Breakfast, Lunch

HOTEL EISENHUT

"Horseless carriages" & a picnic to Dresden

Dresden, Germany

Depart Rothenburg, and then travel in style aboard old-timer Aagland cars – “horseless carriages.” Pause for a picnic lunch, complete with sparkling wine, en route to Dresden. You'll stay in Dresden at an 18th-century palace, rebuilt in all its splendor as a luxury hotel, in heart of the city’s historic center.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

HOTEL TASCHENBERGPALAIS KEMPINSKI DRESDEN

A world of art and history in Dresden

Dresden, Germany

Your journey continues today with a guided sightseeing tour of the city of Dresden. Before World War II, Dresden was known as The Jewel Box for its magnificent art treasures and Baroque architecture. Heavily bombed during the war, much of the city’s former glory has since been restored, including the Royal Palace, whose museum, dating back to the 1720s, displays some 4,000 works of art. Tauck’s private tour through the New Green Vault takes in Renaissance and Classicist treasures, including jeweled gems of gold, silver, ivory and mother of pearl. The afternoon and evening are free to explore on your own.

Breakfast

HOTEL TASCHENBERGPALAIS KEMPINSKI DRESDEN

Dresden at leisure & on to Berlin

Dresden, Germany

Spend the morning as you please in Dresden, exploring the city's museums and enjoying lunch at leisure, then travel to Berlin for a three-night stay at a five-star hotel in the heart of the German capital, overlooking the Gendarmenmarkt Square in the city's historic Mitte district. Have dinner tonight at a nearby Berlin restaurant.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A day in Germany's capital, Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Join our local guide for a tour of Germany’s capital city. View the Deutscher Dom (German Cathedral) and the Französischer Dom (French Cathedral); Unter den Linden Boulevard; Brandenburg Gate; the Reichstag; and Checkpoint Charlie, the controversial crossing point between the former East and West Berlins. Then explore more of this historic city on your own tonight.

Breakfast

THE REGENT BERLIN

Your choice of treasures in Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Set off for Berlin’s Museumsinsel (Museum Island), not far from your hotel. This UNESCO World Heritage Site houses five museums and priceless cultural treasures that will astonish even the most seasoned museum visitor! You'll be provided with a museum pass and audio guide to explore Museum Island's museums today, followed by a short cruise with an audio guide.

Afterward, take time to explore Berlin as you like, perhaps sampling one of the locals’ favorite foods, currywurst, a dish so tasty and emblematic of Berlin that there’s a museum devoted to it. If you’re curious to see a remaining section of the Berlin Wall, you might go to the East Side Gallery, a stretch of wall inventively painted by commissioned artists after reunification to commemorate that momentous occasion.

Please join the group this evening for a farewell reception at the hotel followed by dinner at the trendy rooftop restaurant atop the German Bundestag (the restored Parliament building)... the views are spectacular!

Breakfast, Dinner

THE REGENT BERLIN

Journey Home

Berlin, Germany

Your tour of Germany ends in Berlin. Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from The Regent Berlin to Berlin-Tegel Airport. You should allow 3 hours for check-in at the airport.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sat, May 25, 2019
$7,290.00
Sat, Jun 08, 2019
$6,390.00
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
$7,290.00
Sat, Jun 22, 2019
$6,390.00
Sat, Jun 29, 2019
$7,290.00
Sat, Jul 06, 2019
$6,390.00
Sat, Aug 03, 2019
$6,390.00
Sat, Aug 17, 2019
$7,290.00
Sat, Aug 31, 2019
$6,390.00
Wed, Sep 04, 2019
$7,290.00
Sat, Sep 07, 2019
$6,390.00
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
$7,290.00
Sat, Sep 21, 2019
$6,390.00
Wed, Oct 02, 2019
$7,290.00
Sat, Oct 05, 2019
$6,390.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Tours of September 14 & 18 will stay at Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof nights 1 and 2.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60 days or more before departure: $600.00 per person
  • 59-8 days before departure: $900.00 per person
  • 7-1 days before departure: $1500.00 per person
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price
  • Any changes or cancellations to airline reservations made through Tauck either before or after departure are subject to the cancellation / change policies of the individual airlines. In n some instances these cancellation / change fees may be up to 100% of the ticket price.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $600 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted all Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 75 days prior to departure. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation.
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