EASTERN HIGHLIGHTS

Let the magic of the East enchant you on this epic private touring adventure. Daily departures available. Enjoy the culture, sights and sounds of Germany on this fabulous 5-night tour.

EASTERN HIGHLIGHTS

Let the magic of the East enchant you on this epic private touring adventure. Daily departures available. Enjoy the culture, sights and sounds of Germany on this fabulous 5-night tour.

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)

Eastern Highlights 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 Moritzburg (Apr-Oct) and Wartburg Castles and to the Meissen Museum.
  • Boat ride from Dresden to the Pilnitz.
  • 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, Berlin- Dresden

In the morning travel to Dresden. Dresden is one of the most charming cities in Central Europe, nicknamed “Florence on the Elbe”. Panoramic visit where you will know the recently restored Frauenkirche church, the famous Dresden Opera House, the Imperial Zwinger palace and stroll along the Elbe River. (B)

Day 2, Dresden - “Saxon Switzerland” - Dresden

“Saxon Switzerland”, located southeast of Dresden, features exotic sandstone formations that dot the landscape. Sail by steamboat on the Elbe River to the Pillnitz Palace. Distinctly different from other German palaces and castles, this palace was built in a Chinese style. Continue by car to the “Bastion”, the symbol of Saxon Switzerland. The lookout on top of this 305 meter high rock offers an impressive view of the Saxon Swiss landscape, the Elbe River and the Bastion Bridge. This sandstone bridge, constructed in 1851, crosses a 40 meter deep gorge. Return to Dresden in the afternoon. (B)

Day 3, Dresden- Meissen- Weimar

In the morning depart for Weimar. Along the way visit Moritzburg Castle. Nestled in a romantic landscape of lakes and forests, this baroque castle served as the movie set for “Three Wishes for Cinderella”. Then continue to Meissen, the first town in Europe to manufacture porcelain. Visit the city’s historic center and tour its main attraction: the Meissen porcelain factory. Next travel to Weimar, the home town of famous historic figures such as Goethe, Schiller, Bach and Liszt. (B)

Day 4, Weimar - Eisenach - Erfurt - Weimar

Today travel to Eisenach and explore the impressive castle of Wartburg, where Luther translated the New Testament into German. Then continue to Erfurt, also known as “Thuringian Rome“ because of its architectural beauty. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city and visit the Augustine monastery and the Merchants´ Bridge (Krämerbrücke). Return to Weimar. (B)

Day 5, Weimar - Leipzig - Berlin

Travel to Berlin. On the way to Berlin visit Leipzig and enjoy a sightseeing tour. For several centuries Leipzig was the economic and spiritual center of Europe. Continue to Berlin. Enjoy the evening at leisure. (B)

Day 6, Depart Berlin

A transfer will bring you from your hotel to the Berlin airport. (B)

Rates & Hotels

Daily Departures - New Touring Style for 2021

2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $4389
2022 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $4489
2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $4499
2022 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $4609

Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

Eastern Highlights- Private Touring- 3* hotel plan
Eastern Highlights- 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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Berlin Hotel

Berlin -

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

Dresden Hotel

Dresden -

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

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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 Berlin. 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.