Bygone and Present Day Discovery of Germany

Discovery the bygone and present day beauty and history of Germany. See Berlin, the capital and chief urban center of Germany. Visit Potsdam and it's Sanssouci Palace. Enjoy Munich, the gateway to Bavaria and of course Neuschwanstein Castle, a must see!

Bygone and Present Day Discovery of Germany

Discovery the bygone and present day beauty and history of Germany. See Berlin, the capital and chief urban center of Germany. Visit Potsdam and it's Sanssouci Palace. Enjoy Munich, the gateway to Bavaria and of course Neuschwanstein Castle, a must see!

Tour Highlights

  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities.
  • Sightseeing in: Berlin, Nuremberg, Potsdam, Munich
  • Breakfast daily
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring

Your Bygone and Present Day Discovery of Germany Tour Includes

  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Farewell dinner.
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers.
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach with maximum of 30 tour participants.
  • Professional Tour Director throughout.
  • Sightseeing tours with local guides
  • Admission to: Sanssouci Palace, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and Neuschwanstein Castle.
  • Enjoy a one-hour sightseeing cruise on the River Spree.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Whisper technology enhanced so you don't miss a thing.
  • Service charges and hotel taxes.
For a complete 14-night adventure (April-September), considering starting with our Grandeur and History of Poland Tour

Itinerary

Day 1, Sunday: Arrive Berlin

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Reception. (WR)

Day 2, Monday: In Berlin

During this guided city tour, we see the landmarks of Germany’s capital: the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, the Victory column, the Palace Bellevue, the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Memorial Church, Checkpoint Charlie, the Unter den Linden Boulevard, the Berliner Dom and some remains of the Berlin wall. We end our sightseeing with a one- hour Cruise on the River Spree. The afternoon and evening is free to enjoy your own activities. (B)

Day 3, Tuesday: In Berlin

The former royal city of Potsdam, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its extraordinary collection of palaces and parks, lies just a stone’s throw from the center of Berlin. The Rococo palace of Sanssouci became the favorite refuge of Prussia's greatest king, Frederick II. The french poet Voltaire was a frequent guest amongst many other luminaries and philosophers. Our excursion of Sanssouci Palace includes a stroll through the magnificent gardens, the Dutch quarter and the Russian colony. Afterward, we return to Berlin where the remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 4, Wednesday: to Nuremberg

After breakfast, we motor to Dresden, the capital of the Free State of Saxony. Dresden has a mild climate, and because of its baroque architecture the city is also called ‘Florence on the Elbe’. We see the Semper Opera House, the baroque Zwinger (palace), and the restored Frauenkirche. After our visit, we continue to Nuremberg, where, between 1945 and 1946, a series of World War II military tribunals were held. The evening is free. (B)

Day 5, Thursday: to Munich

We continue our journey to Regensburg, "Germany's best-preserved medieval city" and a regional trading center since the 9th century. After a short visit, we travel to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. It was here, on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory, that the first German concentration camp, initially for for political prisoners, opened in 1933. Later in the afternoon, we arrive in Munich where the rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 6, Friday: in Munich

A Morning guided tour of the Bavarian capital includes Nymphenburg Castle and the Olympic Grounds. After the tour, we visit the famous Hofbrauhaus and enjoy a traditional lunch. The afternoon is at leisure to explore this great city. (B, L)

Day 7, Saturday: in Munich

We explore more of the Freestate of Bavaria with a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle, commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat for and in honour of Richard Wagner. It was completed in 1882. Its Romanesque beauty and fairytale setting attracts a great many visitors from around the world. Its architecture served as inspiration for Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle. After our visit to Neuschwanstein, we continue to the Village of Oberammergau, famous for its once-a-decade Passion Play and for its wood-carving craftsmen. Here, we visit Pilatushaus and observe a wood-carver at work. Thereafter, we return to Munich. In the evening join your fellow travelers and your travel director for our farewell dinner. (B, D)

Day 8, Sunday: Depart Munich

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Rates & Hotels

Dates through December 2021

2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
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  $3350
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Featured Hotels

Bygone and present Day Discovery of Germany 7-Night Escorted Tour - Berlin, Nuremberg and Munich
Abba Berlin Hotel Berlin
Hotel Park Inn by Radisson Nuremberg
Maritim Hotel Munich Munich

Tour Details

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(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

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abba Berlin Hotel

Berlin -

The brand new abba Berlin Hotel is a contemporary designed hotel, combining elegance and sophistication with modern facilities, located in the centre of Berlin, just a stroll away from the exclusive boutiques of Kurfürstendamm and well connected with airports Tegel and Schönefeld. [more]

Hotel Park Inn by Radisson

Nuremberg -

Modern hotel in Nuremberg is within walking distance of top attractions Just steps from medieval Old Town, the Park Inn provides cosy accommodation in an unrivalled location. [more]

Maritim Hotel Munich

Munich -

The Maritim Hotel Munich is just a few minutes away from the "Stachus" square, the "Theresienwiese" and the central station. [more]

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. This tour is not recommended for persons under the age of 12.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Tips to driver/guide

Airfare

Unfortunately, due to the 2020 pandemic, Celtic Tours will only be offering airfare for groups sizes of 15 or more. Individuals should book directly with airlines. Please make sure you book your flight to arrive and depart on accurate dates. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Departures & Transfers

Tour date noted, is the date the tour begins in Poland. Please plan your air accordingly, as most flights overseas are overnight flights and you would depart the US one day earlier. Transfers are available on arrival and departure on tour start and end date.