This 4-day tour begins in Frankfurt with a 2-hour drive south along the famous Romantic Road, a world-wide symbol of German romance, to the picturesque town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Rothenburg is widely believed to be the most well-preserved medieval old town in all of Germany.
Upon arrival, a taxi will transfer guests to Hotel Spitzweg (or a similar accommodation) for a check in. Then, in the afternoon or evening, join a city walk and follow the guide through the town’s winding, cobbled lanes. See the half-timbered houses, the Renaissance Town Hall and the almost fairy tale appearance of the majestic town gates that welcome Rothenburg’s many visitors from near and far. Alternatively, take a walk back in time with the Night Watchman tour of Rothenburg.
After breakfast the next day, embark on a 2-hour trip farther south, traveling again along Romantic Road to Augsburg, one of the oldest and most historically significant cities in Germany. This former metropolis was famous for old trade dynasties during the Middle Ages. Explore Augsburg at leisure during the afternoon and evening, with InterCityHotel Augsburg (or similar) serving as the overnight accommodation.
After breakfast, start the third day of this trip with a city tour of Augsburg, departing from Augsburger Rathaus (City Hall). See some of Augsburg’s most popular attractions, like the Augsburg Cathedral, a Roman Catholic church founded in the 11th century, and the Fuggerei, the world's oldest social housing complex.
In the afternoon, board the coach for a 1.5-hour drive to Hohenschwangau. There will be free time to explore the city, followed by the final overnight stay of the tour at Hotel Müller (or similar).
In the morning, go to the hotel’s front desk to pick up tickets to explore the Neuschwanstein Castle, a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace. Visit the famous castle that was an inspiration to the Disney movie Sleeping Beauty. Conclude the tour with a return trip to Munich, the capital city of Bavaria and one of Germany’s most popular destinations.
This 4-day sightseeing tour ends around 7 p.m. in Munich.