- Independent four-day tour by coach from Munich to Frankfurt
- The easy way to travel to Frankfurt, with guided tours and plenty of free time
- Visit Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle, built by the reclusive King Ludwig II
- Enjoy free time to explore the historic town of Augsburg
- See the top attractions of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, including the medieval old town
- Enjoy the historical scenery of the Romantic Road, passing charming places like Dinkelsbuhl and Nördlingen
- Three nights' accommodation in 3-star hotels with breakfast included
Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour
I think this trip has a great balance between guided tours and free time. The history and scenery are equally captivating -- you get the best of Germany in just four days!
What You Can Expect
Spend your second day in the university town of Augsburg, where you’ll enjoy a city tour, as well as free time to explore on your own. Continue your tour along the Romantic Road enjoying relaxing drives through picturesque towns and scenic landscapes and passing the medieval villages of Dinkelsbühl and Nördlingen.
Next day, spend time in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and join a guided walk through the city, where you’ll learn about Rothenburg’s importance in the Middle Ages and see its top attractions, including the medieval old town and town wall. Your four-day tour ends with a drive through the Spessart Mountains, making a stop in Würzburg before arriving in Frankfurt.
Please see the Itinerary section below for details on each day of the tour.
Day 1 - Munich to Hohenschwangau
Departing Munich, you’ll head south to explore Linderhof Palace and to enjoy its scenic alpine surroundings, before continuing to the spectacular Neuschwanstein Castle. Spend the rest of the day at the castle, exploring King Ludwig’s beautiful apartments and staterooms independently. Soak up the fairytale-like atmosphere of this magnificent hilltop castle, before your first day ends in Hohenschwangau.
Overnight accommodation: Hotel Müller (or similar). You will have free time for lunch and dinner.
Day 2 - Hohenschwangau to Augsburg (Breakfast included)
After breakfast, board the coach for the drive to Augsburg, a well-known university town. On arrival, enjoy a city tour (included) of Augsburg that departs from City Hall (Rathaus). You’ll see top Augsburg attractions, including the Augsburg Cathedral and the Fuggerei, named after a 15th- and 16th-century trading family, the Fuggers, who once made Augsburg their banking empire.
Overnight accommodation: InterCity Hotel (or similar). You will have free time for lunch and dinner.
Day 3 - Augsburg to Rothenburg (Breakfast included)
After breakfast, continue your trip along the Romantic Road driving past Dinkelsbühl and Nördlingen -- picturesque towns full of cobbled-stone streets and medieval buildings -- before arriving in Rothenburg ob der Tauber in the early afternoon. You’ll be met by a taxi to be transferred to your hotel, and the rest of the day is yours to explore Rothenburg on your own.
Overnight accommodation: Hotel Spitzweg (or similar). You will have free time for lunch and dinner.
Day 4 - Rothenburg to Frankfurt (Breakfast included)
After breakfast at your hotel, join a Rothenburg city walk (included) with a local guide to see top Rothenburg attractions, including the medieval old town, the town wall that has encircled the city since the 14th century and the Church of St Jacob, which treasures an altar by the famous sculptor Tilmann Riemenschneider.
Board the coach to Würzburg, a vibrant city on the banks of the River Main and enjoy a drive through the picturesque Spessart Mountains, before your tour ends in Frankfurt.