A DIFFERENT SIDE OF GERMANY

Experience a different side of Germany on this 7 night private adventure. Travel across the country exploring charming old cities. See where Moselle River meet the Rhine River, a even visit a few UNESCO world heritage sites!

A DIFFERENT SIDE OF GERMANY

Experience a different side of Germany on this 7 night private adventure. Travel across the country exploring charming old cities. See where Moselle River meet the Rhine River, a even visit a few UNESCO world heritage sites!

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)

A Different Side of Germany Tour Includes

  • Arrival and departure transfers (Day 01 and Day 08 only).
  • Daily buffet breakfast (except morning of arrival).
  • Transportation by car or minivan from day 1-7 (size of vehicle depends on number of participants).
  • English speaking driver-guide from day 1-7 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 fort Ehrenbreitstein (incl. cable car), the Zollverein Museum in Essen, the Bauhaus in Dessau, Luther’s house in Wittenberg and the Sanssouci   Palace in Potsdam.
  • Train ride to the top of Brocken.
  • Canoe ride to the Spree River.
  • 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, Frankfurt - Limburg - Koblenz - Cologne

In the morning travel to Limburg to visit the cathedral and old city center. Then continue to the “Deutsches Eck” (German Corner), where the Moselle river meets the Rhine, near Koblenz. Cross the river in a panoramic cable car for a spectacular view and to visit Fort Ehrenbreitstein, the second largest fort in Europe. (B)

Day 2, Cologne- Essen

The great metropolis on the Rhine River, Cologne is the fourth city in Germany in terms of population and has a great tradition of art and history. The spires of the Gothic cathedral (a UNESCO World Heritage site) dominate the skyline of this old German city filled with numerous art treasures, lovely museums and a rich cultural agenda. (B)

Day 3, Essen - Münster

Visit the museum of the Zollverein coal mine in Essen (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Back in its heyday this coal mine was the largest and most modern coal mine in the world. Continue to Münster. This city with its precious old city center exudes a delightful charm. (B)

Day 4, Münster - Hamelin - Goslar

In the morning we travel to Hamelin, where you can relive the folktale about the famous flute player as you travel along Germany’s Grand Fairytale Circle Tour. Another fascinating destination is the old city center of Goslar (UNESCO), packed with churches and chapels that define the image of this incredible town. Optional excursion to visit the Rammelsberg mines (UNESCO). (B)

Day 5, Goslar - Harz - Dessau

After a short drive, you board a train that will take you to the top of Brocken Mountain (1125 m) in the Harz region. Then continue to Dessau with its famous Bauhaus (UNESCO). Here we find another UNESCO site, the Garden Kingdom: over 140 km² of beautifully landscaped gardens and lovely castles nestled along the shores of the Elbe and Mulde Rivers. (B)

Day 6, Dessau - Wittenberg - Lübbenau

Travel to Wittenberg to visit the largest Reformation museum in the world. We will also visit the Schlosskirche church which houses the tomb of Martin Luther. (B)

Day 7, Lübbenau - Potsdam - Berlin

The Spree River forms a labyrinth with more than 300 creeks, perfect for an unforgettable canoe ride through this lovely nature reserve with small villages and farms. Afterwards we visit Potsdam to admire the beautiful park and palace of Sanssouci (UNESCO). In the afternoon we arrive in Berlin. The evening is at leisure.

Day 8, Depart Berlin

Transfer will take you from your hotel to Berlin airport. (B)

Rates & Hotels

Daily Departures - New Touring Style for 2021

2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $5439
2022 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $5439
2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $6009
2022 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $6009

Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

A Different Side of Germany- Private Touring- 3* hotel plan
A Different Side of Germany- 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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Munster -

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Berlin Hotel

Berlin -

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

Cologne Hotel

Cologne -

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

essen -

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Goslar -

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Dessau -

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Labbenau -

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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 Berlin 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.