4-day tour from Frankfurt to Munich with private hotel accommodation
Enjoy the scenic landscapes along the Romantic Road and the magnificent countryside of Bavaria
- Explore the romantic German cities of Rothenburg, Heidelberg and Munich
- Explore Neuschwanstein Castle built by the fairy-tale King Ludwig
Transport by air-conditioned coach
What You Can Expect
Visit the 'Jewel of the Middle Ages' - Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Rothenburg above the Tauber). A picturesque city, located 425 meters above sea level, on a plateau at the intersection of the Romantic and Castle Roads, this once free imperial city is one of Germany's most frequented towns. The Tauber River flows below the town in a valley 180 feet (55 meters) deep.
Enjoy the sites and the countryside at your own pace. This independent multi-day package is a combination of guaranteed scheduled coach services with additional features like transfers, hotel accommodation and sightseeing tours. Please read the itinerary below for full details.
Day 1: Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Frankfurt (L)
Depart Frankfurt and start your tour with a half-day trip to Heidelberg, the old university town at the banks of the Neckar River, including a visit of the inner courtyard of the castle. Lunch box is provided. After returning to Frankfurt, the rest of the day in free for you to explore on your own.
Overnight: InterCityHotel or similar.
Day 2: Frankfurt - Rothenburg (B)
Depart from Frankfurt for a picturesque drive through the Spessart mountains to Wuerzburg, on the banks of the river Main. Continue on the Romantic Road to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany's well-preserved 'Jewel of the Middle Ages' with its ramparts, city gates, town hall and Jakobskirche (church). The altar was created by the famous wood-carver Tilmann Riemenschneider. Upon arrival in Rothenburg, a taxi will take you to your hotel. In the afternoon or evening please join the city walk with a local guide or the historic Night Watchman in Rothenburg.
Overnight: Hotel Spitzweg or similar.
Day 3: Rothenburg - Hohenschwangau (B)
After breakfast, you will have time to spend at leisure. Around noon, a taxi will meet you at your hotel and take you to the bus stop. Your coach drives along the Romantic Road passing such picturesque places as Dinkelsbuehl, Noerdlingen and Donauwoerth, with high-gabled houses and cobbled-stone streets. Via Augsburg, a metropolis during the Roman times and famous for old trade dynasties during the Middle Ages, you reach Hohenschwangau in the evening.
Overnight: Hotel Muller or similar.
Day 4: Hohenschwangau - Munich (B)
In the morning your tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle will be waiting for you at your hotel's front desk. Visit the famous 'Cinderella Castle', built by King Ludwig II before concluding your tour in Munich at approximately 7pm.
Very special. Overnight stay in Rothenburg wonderful, especially as all the day trippers have left. Time to walk the town, do the Night Watchman's Tour and walk the wall which surrounds the village. Simply lovely overnight stay in Hohenschwangau and despite huge numbers of people tour of Neuschwanstein Castle extremely well organised and orderly. Very pretty spot. Although there are short stops along the way bus trip from Rothenburg to Hohenschwangau a very long day.
My friend and I had a wonderful time on this tour. The stops are lovely and the hotels very clean and comfortable. The time allotted to each place is perfect!