Germany’s Romantic Road takes you on a historical path through Southern Germany and its sights.
Day 1: Arrival to Füssen
Arrival in Füssen, where your guide will welcome you with a welcome drink. The guide provides you with the essential information about the “romatic road” tour.
Overnight stay in Füssen.
Day 2: Royal castles
Today you will make a journey to the castes. The first stop at the Hohenschwangau Castle where the „Fairy Tale King“ Ludwig II spent his youth. Then you will enjoy a tour of the enchanting castle Neuschwanstein. Nowadays it is one of the most visited castles in Germany and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. In the afternoon a guided walk in Füssen awaits you. In the evening there is the possibility to visit the musical „Ludwig? – The new musical“.
Day 3: Füssen – Augsburg
Following the Romantic road you get to the baroque Wies Church. The outstanding Pilgrimage church from the High Baroque-Rococco Period is worth a visit. Then you continue to Rottenbuch with the Stifts Church. Your way goes through Peiting and Schongau and then you will reach Landsberg on the river Lech with its well-known Gothic Bayer gate. Just a short walk from the city centre you can see this historic gate. The Gothic Bavarian Gate, the town’s landmark, is considered one of the most beautiful gates in Bavaria. After visiting Landsberg the bus bring you Augsburg. A short stop in Friedberg is planned.
Overnight stay in Augsburg.
Day 4: Augsburg
This day is dedicated to the town of the Fuggers. Augsburg, in Bavaria, abounds with tourist attractions that are legacies and reminiscences of its two most famous families, the Fuggers and the Welsers. A guided tour of the city following the footsteps of the Fuggers to the Fugger houses, to the medieval tradesmen’s quarter and the Fuggerei. In the afternoon you will have a chance to discover the city on your own pace.
Overnight stay in Augsburg.
Day 5: Augsburg – Rothenburg o. d. T
The Romantic road leads you to Donauwörth. The way goes via Harburg to Nördlingen. Learn more about the history of the place on a guided tour of a medieval walled town. Past Wallerstein, Dinkelsbühl, Feuchtwangen with a market square typical for the region and Schillingsfürst you will reach Rothenburg o. d. T. Here the village’s half-timber houses and cobbled streets transport you back in time to Germany’s distinct medieval past.
Overnight stay in Rothenburg o. d. T.
Day 6: Rothenburg o. d. T. – Wurzburg
The old town of Rothenburg has preserved its original townscape since the end of the 30 – year war in the 17th century. On a guided walk of the town you will get to know the main sights. Rothenburg is one of the “postcard towns” where every corner presents you another photogenic background and tells you the history of the place. Then you follow the Romantic trail via Creglingen, Weikersheim and Bad Mergentheim to Wurzburg.
Overnight stay in Wurzburg.
Day 7: Wurzburg
The ‘Pearl of the “Romantic road” is Wurzburg. Although many of the city’s stately buildings were destroyed in World War II, a good number of them have since been rebuilt to their former majesty. The Würzburg Residence, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is one of the finer palaces in Europe, famed for its Baroque pieces of art. Enjoy the atmosphere of the Baroque city on the guided tour.
It’s time to say good bye to the romantic road or book a further programme: Bayreuth, Nuremberg, Munich.