Germany and France: Rhineland relaxation and Alsatian charm (3 Weeks)
Day 1-5 Munich
Downing a beer or two is an essential experience in Southern Germany’s most attractive city. The beer halls are packed during Oktoberfest, but travel outside that period to experience the Hofbräuhaus without the crowds. Don’t miss the river surfers who try to keep their balance on the swift-flowing River Isar right in the heart of the city.
Transfers to Heidelberg 3h28m3h15m
Day 6-9 Heidelberg
Ascend by funicular railway to Heidelberg Castle and enjoy the breathtaking panoramas to be had from its terraces and a glass of locally produced wine from its cellars. Its university was established in the 14th Century making it Germany’s oldest University city. Once the haunt of philosophers, who walked the nearby hillside trails to think, Heidelberg has often been dubbed Germany’s intellectual capital.
Transfers to Baden Baden 1h05m1h00m
Day 10-13 Baden Baden
Relax in this luxurious spa town located in te heart of Germany’s Black Forest. The thermal baths made this city popular, but its beautiful casino is now another attraction that many people find enjoyable here.
Transfers to Strasbourg 0h55m1h05m
Day 14-17 Strasbourg
Climb up inside the spire of the Notre-Dame Cathedral and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Rhine River. This lovely city is known for its mix of German and French architectural and cultural influences, so there’s always something interesting to find, like the city’s attention grabbing astronomical clock.
Transfers to Niedermorschwihr 1h00m1h16m