Bavaria and the Romantic Road

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  • See beautiful Lake Constance
  • Visit the picturesque town of Rothenburg
  • Enjoy the wonderful views as we journey along the scenic 'Romantic Road'
  • Visit the interesting Steiff Museum

From our hotel base in quaint Langenau, you can experience the beauty of Bavaria, with perfectly preserved towns on the Romantic Road that have remained unchanged for centuries.

You will surely be charmed as we explore this wonderful corner of Germany, as we visit picture-postcard Rothenburg, as well as enjoying the scenery around lovely Lake Constance.

Excursions

Augsburg and Landsberg am Lech

Augsburg was first founded by Augustus in 15BC now home to a town hall built in 1620 in renaissance style and a bell tower. We offer an optional guided walking tour to ensure you don't miss a thing before continuing our journey to Landsberg am Lech, noted for the prison that incarcerated Adolf Hitler in 1924. It also had one of the largest camps for Jewish refugees after World War II.


Augsburg Guided Walking Tour

Augsburg, Bavaria's third-largest city, is filled with excellent sights, which we'll enjoy the opportunity to discover during our guided walking tour. See sights such as the Renaissance town halls, the Perlachturm (bell tower) dating from 989, and the 9th-century cathedral. 


Full Day: Munich

The lively capital of Bavaria, located at the foot of the Alps, is a delight to explore. There’s so much to see and do in this incredible city - discover the historical old town, where you can visit the bustling Marienplatz square, or simply admire the city’s incredible architecture with a stroll along the Munich’s bustling streets.

Or, why not visit one of Munich’s famous Bierkellers, or try some of Bavaria’s traditional cuisine from one of the many cafes or street vendors.  Bavaria is well-known for its delicious dishes, with popular options including sausage, meats and cheese.


Full Day: Rothenburg and the Romantic Road (Included)

On our lovely excursion today, we discover one of the prettiest towns on the famous Romantic Road today, as we make our way to picturesque Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Stroll through the cobbled streets and admire the colourful buildings and bustling squares, which was used as one of the settings in the famous film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.


Half Day: Blaubeuren And Ulm

We call at the quaint town of Blaubeuren, which has one of the best preserved medieval town centres in the south western region of Germany. We go on to historic Ulm, famous for its Munster, a gothic cathedral with one of the world’s tallest spires.


Half Day: Steiff Museum (Included)

Join us and discover the world's largest collection of Steiff teddy bears at the fascinating Steiff Museum in Giengen. Learn more about the history of the company, find out how these charming bears are created, admire historic Steiff exhibits, and explore this fascinating museum. 


Lake Constance and Alpine Road (Included)

Discover the scenery with us around lovely Lake Constance, whose banks are shared by three countries, Germany, Austria & Switzerland, with 236 rivers and streams feeding into it. We also go on to visit the pretty town of Lindau, the historic island linked to the mainland by a bridge.


Lindau Guided Walking Tour

Join us for a fantastic opportunity to explore Lindau, a charming town in Bavaria, situated in a wonderful position. Located on an island on Lake Constance, Lindau offers amazing scenery and is a delight to explore. 


Munich Guided City Tour

Ensure you see Munich’s very best sights with our guided city tour, taking in this dramatic city’s many attractions. We’ll also find out more about Munich’s history, leaning about its status as Bavaria’s capital and about how it’s changed throughout the years.  


Rothenburg Guided Walking Tour

Ensure you see all the best bits of Rothenburg with an interesting guided walking tour. Time has almost stood still in this beautiful town, with its wealth of medieval buildings.

Accommodation

Hotel Jagerhaus (primary)

The typically German Hotel Jagerhaus, is located close to Langenau's village centre, with its shops, bars and restaurants.

Destinations
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • Langenau
Tour Types
  • History
  • Scenic
  • Walking
  • UK Coach Departures
Departure Points
  • South East
  • East Midlands
  • Yorkshire & Humberside
  • North East
  • North West & North Wales
  • West Midlands
  • South West


Day 1: UK to Langenau
Fly from your chosen airport to Stuttgart, where you will be met and transferred to our hotel, for your six night stay. Our coach and tour driver will arrive at the hotel in time for dinner this evening. (Dinner)



Day 2: Lake Constance
Take in the scenery as we drive down to see Lake Constance, also calling at Lindau island. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 3: Langenau
A day at leisure today, or you may choose to join our optional excursion to Munich. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 4: Steiff Museum
We’ll call at Giengen to visit the interesting museum, home of the Steiff bear. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 5: Langenau
Relax in Langenau or venture further afield if you choose. You may join our optional excursion to Augsburg and Landsberg Am Lech. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 6: Rothenburg & Romantic Road

Watch the pretty towns pass by as we journey along Germany’s ‘Romantic Road’, visiting the beautiful town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 7: Langenau to UK
Transfer to Stuttgart airport for your return flight home. (Breakfast)

Please note: Excursion days may vary due to operational reasons. 

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

Dates Price Single Availability
06-Jun-2020 for 8 Nights
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07-Jun-2020 for 6 Nights Flight Included
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25-Jul-2020 for 8 Nights
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26-Jul-2020 for 6 Nights Flight Included
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15-Aug-2020 for 8 Nights
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16-Aug-2020 for 6 Nights Flight Included
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26-Sep-2020 for 8 Nights
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27-Sep-2020 for 6 Nights Flight Included
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17-Oct-2020 for 8 Nights
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