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GermanyDiscover Frankfurt and the Black Forest with private driver

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  • Wine tasting
    Wine tasting
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Lake
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  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
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Day 1: Welcome in Germany!

Your driver will pick you up at the airport with a name board at your gate of arrival. After checking in to your hotel in Frankfurt you will have some time to relax.

In the afternoon your guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby to take you on a 3-hours Frankfurt Highlights Tour. The city at the river Main is full of exciting stories, breathtaking records and many different treasures and cultures to explore.

During the city tour you will learn how diverse the city of Frankfurt is and you will experience history and modernity from the Old Town to the shopping mile to the townhall of the Romans and the imperial cathedral. You are going to experience Frankfurt from its most beautiful sides.

Overnight at a 4* hotel in Frankfurt city centre.

Visited:
Frankfurt am Main

Day 2: ​Goethe house

Today you enjoy a 1-hour private guided tour at the Goethe house. According to Goethe himself, he was born ‘‘on the stroke of twelve‘‘ on 28 August 1749. Today you are able to visit Goethe’s home. Exploring floor to floor you will learn about Goethe’s life and the époque he lived in. Goethe’s famous works ‘’Götz von Berlichingen’’, ‘’Faust’’ and ‘’The Sorrows of Young Werther’’ are all written in Goethe’s study room on the second floor which is still furnished as when he lived there and can be inspected by visitors.

If you would like to learn more about art during the time of Goethe, you can visit the Museum nearby which has a gallery which exhibits artworks from German-speaking artists from Late Baroque through Sturm und Drang, Classicism and Romanticism to Biedermeier period.

In the afternoon we recommend taking a skyline ship cruise on the Main river to enjoy a stunning view at Frankfurt’s skyline.

Overnight at a 4* hotel in Frankfurt city centre.

Visited:
Frankfurt am Main

Day 3: Beautiful town Heidelberg!

After breakfast and check out at your hotel in Frankfurt, you will meet your driver in the hotel lobby. He will drive you from Frankfurt to the beautiful town Heidelberg! (duration: approx. 1,5h) At noon your personal guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby to take you on a private 3 hours city tour with following visit of Heidelberg Castle. While taking a unique city tour by foot, your guide will show you pretty little historical squares, impressive Renaissance buildings and churches that are all contemporary witnesses of former centuries.

Afterwards you will be visiting the beautiful Heidelberg Castle. Its ruins rise 80 meters majestically over the roofs of the former residential city and are dominating the picture of the Old quarter. In former years the castle was property of the Palatine electors of the Wittelsbach dynasty. Overnight at a 4* hotel in Heidelberg city centre. 

Visited:
Frankfurt am Main, Heidelberg

Day 4: ​Heidelberg

You will meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby for a 6 hours day trip. During the tour along the Weinstrasse you will visit, beyond Heidelberg, two smaller towns with a beautiful view over the vineyards.

After enjoying the famous Speyrer Cathedral you will visit Neustadt, a small town, famous for its gothic abbey church, weekly markets and the Hambacher palace with its scenic sight over the vineyard and the river Rhein. From this spot, you will go further to Bad Dürkheim to visit the famous giant vine drum where you will have a detailed wine tasting with a huge selection of wines.

Overnight at a 4* hotel in Heidelberg city centre.

Visited:
Heidelberg

Day 5: The Black Forest

After checking out you will meet your driver at the hotel lobby. Today you are going to Freiburg in the Black Forest. (duration: approx. 3 hours).

Visitors to Freiburg, the ‘’capital of the Black Forest’’ quickly discover a friendly town blessed with abundant sunshine. The picturesque old quarter has twisting lanes, pretty courtyards, little streams known as ‘’Bächle’’ traditional restaurants and quaint bars. Towering over everything is the minster with its unique spire. Freiburg is an understandably popular choice for wine connoisseurs and gourmets. No other major German town has so many vineyards within its boundaries.

Upon arrival in Freiburg, you will have time for checking in and relaxing a bit. Your personal guide will pick you up at noon to take you on a 2 hours private walking city tour of Freiburg.

Not far from the railway station, or Hauptbahnhof as the Germans call it, begins the Altstadt. And the Freiburg Altstadt is where your private guide will show and explain almost 900 years of history. You will hear about their history and legends surrounding them. Moving along these picturesque lanes you will see sights like the Augustinerplatz, the “Alte Wache” to name only two. But the highlight of all Freiburg sightseeing tours will come into view upon entering the cathedral square. The Münster as Freiburg cathedral is officially called has been the seat of a roman catholic bishop since 1827. Overnight at a 4* hotel in Freiburg city centre.

Visited:
Fribourg

Day 6: The Black Forest

Today your guide and driver take you on an exciting 8 hours day trip through the Black Forest. This tour takes you from Freiburg to the Kinzig Valley to visit the tranquility and quaint half timbered houses to Wolfach to the famous Dorotheenhütte glass factory! During a tour through the museum you can also have a look over the shoulder of the glass blowers. Afterwards you will drive to the village of Gutach to explore the Vogtsbauernhof which is a historically reconstructed Black Forest village.

​After a lunch break you will get an exciting guided tour through the open-air museum. The highlight of this tour is the final stop, Triberg, famous for the House of the 1000 Cuckoo Clocks you are going to visit. Overnight at a 4* hotel in Freiburg city centre.

Visited:
Fribourg

Day 7: Freiburg

Meet your guide and driver at your hotel for another 8 hours day trip into the surroundings. Today you will explore Mummelsee, a beautiful lake in the heart of the Black Forest which will mesmerize you with unique insights of untouched nature. While being there you can admire a beautiful view and learn something about the lake’s history. A must-do is trying the famous Black Forest cake which is a traditional specialty in the Black Forest!

​Afterwards you will be visiting the Favorite Palace also known as the ‘porcelain palace’ because of its huge porcelain interior furnishing. Later that day you will have a delicious wine tasting with different regional wines. Overnight at a 4* hotel in Freiburg city centre.

Visited:
Fribourg

Day 8: Departure

After your breakfast and check out at the hotel, your driver will pick you and drive you to Frankfurt airport. (duration: approx. 4h).

Visited:
Fribourg

Frankfurt am MainHeidelbergFribourg

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 $4,180

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to the trip itinerary
  • Airport transfers
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  • Full time driver

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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