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GermanyFrankfurt to Munich via the Romantic Road

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Southern Germany’s Romantic Road is a picturesque 350km route through the forests and mountains of Bavaria. Stretching from Würzburg, a wine-region city to Füssen, in the foothills of the Alps, near King Ludwig II’s iconic Neuschwanstein Castle. This 12 day self-drive road trip is a great mix of cultural exploration, fairytale castles, organized activities, and jaw dropping scenery. Enjoy the ride...

Southern Germany’s Romantic Road is a picturesque 350km route through the forests and mountains of Bavaria. Stretching from Würzburg, a wine-region city to Füssen, in the foothills of the Alps, near King Ludwig II’s iconic Neuschwanstein Castle. This 12 day self-drive road trip is a great mix of cultural exploration, fairytale castles, organized activities, and jaw dropping scenery. Enjoy the ride!

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  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Learning activities
    Learning activities
  • City
    City
  • Countryside
    Countryside

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Day 1: Welcome in Germany!

Frankfurt arrival...

Your driver will pick you up at the airport with a name board at arrivals and bring you to your hotel

• Overnight in Frankfurt

Visited:
Frankfurt am Main
Accommodation
Hotel Ameron Boutique Neckarvillen (Frankfurt am Main)

Day 2: Frankfurt discovery

• Use your 24 hour hop on hop off tour ticket to explore Frankfurt’s sights

• Check out Saint Paul’s Cathedral, Goethe House, riverbank museums”, “Sachsenhausen” Pub District and “Römer” Town Hall

• In the afternoon, take a skyline ship cruise on the Main river (not included)

Visited:
Frankfurt am Main
Accommodation
Hotel Ameron Boutique Neckarvillen (Frankfurt am Main)

Day 3: Heidelberg

Pick up your rental car after breakfast and start your road trip! First stop, Heidelberg

• Join a public cabrio bus sightseeing tour (40min). The open roof of the cabrio Bus offers new perspectives and is a must for all photographers

• Visit the highlights in the Weststadt before continuing to the magnificent villas of Neuenheim

Visited:
Heidelberg
Accommodation
City Partner Hotel Holländer Hof (Heidelberg)

Day 4: Heidelberg

Day at leisure - we recommend discovering the area around Heidelberg

• Visit the famous Speyer Cathedral

• Check out Neustadt, a small town, famous for its gothic abbey church, weekly markets and the Hambacher palace

• Continue to Bad Dürkheim to visit the famous giant vine drum. We recommend stopping at a local wine restaurant for lunch and some local wines!

Visited:
Heidelberg
Accommodation
City Partner Hotel Holländer Hof (Heidelberg)

Day 5: The Romantic Road

• Today you will begin your journey down the Romantic Road - a trade route during the middle ages. First stop, Wuerzburg

• After check-in, set off on a 40-minutes city tour by train

• You will hear funny stories and serious facts, medieval and current affairs, glorious and cruel moments in history, romantic and passionate tales

Visited:
Wurzburg
Accommodation
Hotel Würzburger Hof (Wurzburg)

Day 6: Rothenburg ob der Tauber

• Continue to your next destination on the Romantic Road: Rothenburg ob der Tauber! (1h)

• In the evening you will accompany the Rothenburg Night Watchman on his entertaining and informative rounds through the darkness

Visited:
Rothenburg upon Tauber
Accommodation
Hotel BurgGartenpalais (Rothenburg upon Tauber)

Day 7: Füssen

• Visit the one and only German Christmas museum on your own - open all year!

• The exhibition comprises more than 5,000 exhibits, giving an overview of the history and the secular customs of Christmas festivities from the 4th century up to the 1950s

Drive to Füssen (3h). En route we recommend stopping in medieval towns of Dinkelsbühl, Nördlingen or Harburg

Visited:
Füssen
Accommodation
Boutique Hotel Dreimäderlhaus (Füssen)

Day 8: Füssen

• Visit Germany’s fairy-tale castle: Neuschwanstein Castle!

• Marvel at the breathtaking scenery and fantastic interior decorations

Visited:
Füssen
Accommodation
Boutique Hotel Dreimäderlhaus (Füssen)

Day 9: Fussen - Munich

• Proceed to Linderhof Palace, built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria

• Explore the beautiful and richly decorated Rococo-styled rooms

• Continue to Oberammergau village, renowned for its painted houses “Lüftlmalerei”

• Onwards to Munich!

Visited:
Füssen, Munich
Accommodation
Hotel Torbräu (Munich)

Day 10: Explore Munich 

• We have arranged for you a 2 day ticket for the hop on hop off tour in Munich

 3 different routes are available and you may use all of them for 2 full days

• We also recommend visiting BMW World and Museum or Nymphenburg Palace

Visited:
Munich
Accommodation
Hotel Torbräu (Munich)

Day 11: Munich day at leisure

• Make the most of that hop on hop off ticket and continue taking in the sights

• Perhaps, dedicate some time to indulging in some Bavarian beer and local cuisine

Visited:
Munich
Accommodation
Hotel Torbräu (Munich)

Day 12: Departure day!

• Check-out and drive to the airport

Return your rental car at the airport


Safe travels!

Visited:
Munich

Frankfurt am MainHeidelbergWurzburgRothenburg upon TauberFüssenMunich

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

For 2 Adults
SeasonPrice Per Adult
Average trip price
All year round $2,080

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
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  • Car rental

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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