Lederhosen, Oktoberfest, pretzels, a beautiful Alpine backdrop, excellent beer, storybook castles, and medieval towns… this is Bavaria and on this Germany tour, you’ll experience Bavaria's best. Overnight in Munich, Regensburg, Nuremberg, the Black Forest, and the Füssen Area, and visit numerous medieval towns along the way.
Sightseeing throughout the tour features the must-see attractions. In Munich, visit Marienplatz with its Old and New Town Halls and its famous Glockenspiel, re-creating a royal wedding from the 16th century. History buffs are sure to be delighted in Regensburg, where sightseeing features the 12th-century Stone Bridge, the oldest preserved bridge of its kind in Germany; the Porta Pretoria, gates to an ancient Roman fort built in the 2nd century; and St. Peter's Cathedral, dating back to the 13th century. Enjoy a Danube cruise on the Swarovski crystal boat. In Nuremberg, admire the impressive medieval ramparts as you walk through the pedestrian area of the charming Old Town.
Additionally, on this Germany tour, Globus has included special experiences to help you get a feel for Bavaria and to make your holiday unique. Among the many included features, you can sample a "medieval hot dog" at the Historic Sausage Kitchen in Regensburg, one of Germany's oldest restaurants. Here—where the locals congregate—feel the vibrant atmosphere and take in the remarkable views along the river. In picturesque Bamberg, the city with the largest historical center in Germany and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, taste "smoked beer," with its distinctive smoky flavour. And of course enjoy coffee with the traditional Black Forest cake.
Visit Neuschwanstein Castle, the fairytale castle of King Ludwig II nestled in the Bavarian Alps, with a horse-drawn carriage ride, as well as the Museum of Bavarian Kings, and a stop in the Passion Play village of Oberammergau.
These are just a few of the many features on this Bavarian Highlights tour. Between the historical sights, fascinating towns, unique included experiences, and a beautiful scenic backdrop, this is a holiday of a lifetime!