CASTLES ALONG THE RHINE AND MOSELLE

Experience an epic private journey along major European rivers. Relax during your river cruises and let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of the landscape. Enjoy the experience of an accommodation in castle hotels and try the quality wine of the region at a wine tasting in Trier.

CASTLES ALONG THE RHINE AND MOSELLE

Experience an epic private journey along major European rivers. Relax during your river cruises and let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of the landscape. Enjoy the experience of an accommodation in castle hotels and try the quality wine of the region at a wine tasting in Trier.

Tour Highlights

  • Daily Departures
  • Perfect mix of private touring with independent time to explore on your own
  • Tour can be booked online with 2-6. For larger parties, please email reservations@celtictours.com for prices for larger parties. (Note, prices noted are for 2-passengers. Prices will DECREASE with more shared passengers added)

Castles along the Rhine & Moselle Tour Includes

  • Arrival and departure transfers (Day 01 and Day 06 only).
  • Daily buffet breakfast (except morning of arrival).
  • Transportation by car or minivan from day 1-5 (size of vehicle depends on number of participants).
  • English speaking driver-guide from day 1-5 for touring as noted and transfers between cities.
  • Accommodation in hotel category of your choice (please choose at time of booking)
  • City tax.
  • Visits and excursions as mentioned on itinerary.
  •  Admission to Heidelberg and Eltz Castles(Apr-Oct), boat tours along the Rhine and Moselle (May-Oct), Cable car to Ehrenbreitstein (May-Oct).
  • Wine Tasting.
  • English speaking tour guide during the tour. (Note: Only driver-guide for groups of 7 persons or less).
  • E-documents only provided for this tour.

Itinerary

Day 1, Munich - Berchtesgaden

Departure from Munich to Berchtesgaden, a typical village of the Alps at the foot of the Watzmann mountain, is known for its salt mines and the “Königssee” (King’s lake) which is famous for having the most crystal clear water in Germany, if the time allows you can take a boat trip on the lake (not included). (B)

Day 2, Berchtesgaden - Füssen

In the morning visit the Salzbergwerk mine, then travel along the sub-alpine road until you reach Füssen, a village at the foot of the Alps. On the way stop at Lake Chiemsee, the „Bavarian Sea“ and climb by cable car to the Kampenwand (1,500 m). Continue to Füssen. (B)

Day 3, Füssen - Neunschwanstein - Rothenburg ob der Taube

The day starts with a visit to the famous Neuschwanstein Castle, which seems to come from a fairy tale. It was built by the “Mad King” Louis II and served Walt Disney as an inspiration for the castle of the Sleeping Beauty. Then continue the trip to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of the most important medieval cities in Germany. (B)

Day 4, Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Würzburg

After breakfast, visit Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a walk through this city is like a trip through past centuries; its image has not changed since the Middle Ages: with its exceptionally well-preserved half-timbered houses, its historic town hall surrounded by the extensive medieval wall. Then travel to Würzburg, a beautiful city on the banks of the Main River. Panoramic tour of the city and a visit of the Residence of Würzburg. (B)

Day 5,Würzburg - Bamberg - Nuremberg

The trip continues to Nuremberg and on the way you will stop in Bamberg, located in the north of Bavaria, famous for its beer and its old town center (UNESCO). Upon arrival in Nuremberg visit the city with its old town, its famous Gothic churches, heritage sites and its impressive and well-preserved castle. (B)

Day 6, Nuremberg - Munich

In the morning, travel to Munich, the famous Bavarian capital, enjoy a panoramic tour of the city and its main attractions such as the „Marienplatz“ square, Munichs geographical and social center. Enjoy the evening at leisure. (B)

Day 7, Depart Munich

Transfer will take you from your Munich hotel to the airport.

Rates & Hotels

Daily Departures - New Touring Style for 2021

2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $4949
2022 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $4949
2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $5089
2022 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $5089

Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

Traditions of Bavaria- Private Touring- 3* hotel plan
Traditions of Bavaria- Private Touring- 4* hotel plan

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

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

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

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Munich Hotel

Munich -

Centrally located hotel in Munich. Choice of 3* or 4* with this package [more]

Berchtesgaden -

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Fussen -

High quality hotels are used in conjunction with this package. Choose from 3* or 4* hotels [more]

Rothenburg -

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Wurzburg -

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Nuremberg Hotel

Nuremberg -

Centrally located hotel in Nuremberg. Choice of 3* or 4* with this package [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. Note. the price noted is for when 2 people are traveling. The price will DECREASE with additional passengers booked in double/triple rooms.

This tour does not include:

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

Airfare

At this time (due to the Covid-19 pandemic) Celtic Tours is unable to offer individual airfare. Please contact airlines directly to book your airfare in conjunction with this tour.

Departures & Transfers

Tour date is the date the tour starts in Frankfurt. Please book your airfare accordingly (to allow for overnight flights). If you arrive prior to the tour or stay longer, transfers will not be included when not on arrival and departure dates and must be purchased separately. Additional hotel nights in Munich or Frankfurt can be booked as needed.

Please note, this tour offers guaranteed daily dates. Hotels are subject to availability at time of request. This tour is designed for 2-6 passengers. Larger parties please contact Celtic Tours and we will price. Tour itinerary will remain as noted, however, tour can be customized for larger parties.