Day 1 Berlin
Arrival at the airport and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, ascend up to the TV tower. At a height of more than 200m above the city, you can enjoy an unforgettable view of Berlin accompanied by a welcome cocktail.
Overnight: Adlon Hotel Kempinski or similar.
Day 2 Berlin
In the morning enjoy a city tour of Berlin and visit the top attractions of Germany’s capital, including the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdam Square. In the afternoon, your guide shows you the best shopping destinations in the city: browse the famous “KaDeWe“ department store, visit the new luxury shopping center “The Q“ or explore exclusive boutiques like “The Corner“.
Overnight: Adlon Hotel Kempinski or similar. (B)
Day 3 Berlin – Sanssouci Palace – Dresden
The city of Potsdam with its famous Potsdam Palace is only a half hour drive from Berlin. Stroll the palace’s exquisite gardens and admire the building’s lovely interior in a private tour of the palace an hour and a half. Continue to the city of Dresden. Packed with gorgeous historic buildings like the Semper Opera or Zwinger palace, Dresden is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. Tour of the historic city center. At night we recommend visiting a performance in Semper opera or a concert in the renovated church of Our Lady.
Overnight: Kempinski Taschenbergpalais or similar. (B)
Day 4 Dresden – Meissen – Wernberg Castle
In the morning you have time to explore Dresden. Your guide will be pleased to offer recommendations and suggestions, such as a visit to the shops in the Altmarktgalerie. Then continue to the small town of Meissen, world famous for its porcelain production. After a tour of the historic city center and a visit to a porcelain manufacturer, we continue to Wernberg Castle. This impressive castle has been converted into an elegant boutique hotel. Relax in the hotel’s excellent spa. In the evening, enjoy a culinary feast in the hotel’s gourmet restaurant, which has been awarded 2 Michelin stars (“Kastell“- maître cuisine: Thomas Kellermann with 2 * Michelin).
Overnight: Burg Wernberg or similar. (B)
Day 5 Wernberg Castle – Nuremberg – Munich
After breakfast, continue to Nuremberg. Set on the shores of the Pegnitz river, the city’s Gothic churches, romantic houses and peaceful squares create an unforgettable setting. Kaiserstrasse boasts numerous boutiques, packed with international fashion labels, classic paintings, artwork and upscale home furnishings. City Tour. In the afternoon we continue to Munich, the capital of Bavaria and home of BMW.
Overnight: Königshof or similar. (B)
Day 6 Munich
In the morning visit the city’s famous Marienplatz square with the elegant city hall and magnificent carillon, the church of Our Lady and the nearby Viktualienmarkt with delicious gourmet products. Also stroll the elegant Maximilianstrasse, lined with upscale boutiques and lovely shops. We will be pleased to help you find any specialty items. In the evening we recommend ascending to the top of the Olympic tower to enjoy a delicious dinner in the excellent restaurant “181” who offers spectacular views of Munich and the nearby Alps.
Overnight: Königshof or similar. (B)
Day 7 Munich – Oberammergau – Linderhof – Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Continue the tour to Oberammergau, a village that has become famous for its Passion Play and ist exquisite crafts. Along the way we visit the Wieskirche church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon, explore Linderhof Castle. This is one of the 3 castles built by king Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only castle where he spent most of his time. Today’s final destination is Garmisch Partenkirchen, the capital of winter sports and the capital of Germany’s Winter Olypmics. Here we also find Germany’s highest mountain, Zugspitze (2.962 meters). Spend the night in the hotel nearby Schloss Elmau, idyllically located in the middle of the Alps. Dinner at the hotel.
Overnight: Schloss Elmau or similar. (B)
Day 8 Garmisch-Partenkirchen – Neuschwanstein – Baden-Baden
In the morning, visit Neuschwanstein Castle. Germany’s most famous castle was built by Ludwig II, who was also known as the Mad King because of strong personality and eccentricities. The Bavarian King began construction between 1869 and 1886. Resembling the medieval castles of the German knights, this castle served as the inspiration for Walt Disney when he created the castle of the Sleeping Beauty in Disneyland. Then we continue to Baden-Baden, the former summer residence European nobility. It is also world famous for its elegant hot springs and casino. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city. At night relax in one of the luxurious spas or try your luck at the race track or the casino. Conclude this tour with a delicious gourmet dinner at the hotel or at one of Baden-Baden’s top restaurants.
Overnight: Brenner´s Park or similar. (B)
Day 9 Baden-Baden – Heidelberg – Frankfurt
After breakfast we depart for Heidelberg. Idyllically located on the shores of the Neckar River, Heidelberg is Germany’s oldest university and one of the most popular destinations in the country. Visit the castle and the historic city center. Heidelberg also features one of the largest pedestrian areas in all of Germany and offers excellent shopping. In the afternoon continue to Frankfurt. Transfer to the airport. (B)