Arrive at Munich International airport. Transfer to hotel. Munich, Bavaria’s capital, is home to centuries-old buildings and numerous museums. The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and its beer halls, including the famed Hofbräuhaus, founded in 1589. In the Altstadt (Old Town), central Marienplatz square contains landmarks such as Neo-Gothic Neues Rathaus (town hall), with a popular glockenspiel show that chimes and reenacts stories from the 16th century.
Marvel at Munich’s monuments, parks, and famous beer halls on a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Combine the ease of a tour with the flexibility of independent travel and see the city sights at your own pace with a 24- or 48-hour pass. The 1-hour route passes all the city’s most popular attractions including the Nymphenburg Palace, Odeonsplatz, and Olympic Park. Listen to the on-board audio commentary or jump off to explore the English Garden, stroll around lively Marienplatz, or enjoy a beer (own expense) at the legendary Hofbräuhaus beer hall.
Admire the countryside, castles, and villages of Germany’s Romantic Road on a day trip from Munich. Enjoy a coach drive along the iconic Road, a famously picturesque route through Bavaria’s mountains and forests. Stop at 11th-century Harburg Castle, one of Germany’s oldest fortifications, and continue to Rothenburg, a beautifully preserved medieval town of cobbled lanes, squares, and half-timbered houses. See top attractions such as the Renaissance-era Town Hall and St Jakob’s Church, enjoy free time to wander, have lunch (own expense), and browse the famous year-round Christmas shop.
Witness the fairy tale castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof, created by Germany’s 19th-century King Ludwig II, on a day trip from Munich. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, admire Bavaria’s magnificent scenery as you journey to Linderhof, Ludwig’s rococo-style hunting lodge and last home. Join an optional interior tour and then continue to Neuschwanstein, a picture book clutch of turrets and chambers that inspired Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle. Enjoy free time in nearby Hohenschwangau village for lunch and to explore Neuschwanstein’s grounds, and take an optional castle tour. Entrance fees not included.
Two world-class spas: Friedrichsbad and Caracalla Therme. The two spas are operated by the same organization and are located only meters apart, but they offer completely different experiences and cater to completely different audiences. Friedrichsbad is a Roman-Irish bathhouse . Why separate men and women? Because Friedrichsbad, like most other German spas, is a strictly enforced “textile-free” zone where no clothing is permitted. If you’re not familiar with textile-free spas it can seem a little bit strange.
Caracalla Therme is modern . You can purchase admission to Caracalla Therme by the hour (up to three hours) or for the entire day, and you can choose whether or not to include the sauna facilities in your ticket In the battle between Friedrichsbad and Caracalla Therme, Caracalla Therme is Baden-Baden’s clear winner.
Europa -Park is the largest theme park in Germany, and the second most popular theme park resort in Europe, following Disneyland Paris. Europa-Park is located in Rust, in south-western Germany, between Freiburg and Strasbourg. amusement park with thrill & family rides in themed areas, plus live shows.
Transfer by train to Stuttgart. Arrive & check in at the hotel. Later visit Mercedes Museum. The Mercedes-Benz Museum is an automobile museum in Stuttgart, Germany. It covers the history of the Mercedes-Benz brand and the brands associated with it. Stuttgart is home to the Mercedes-Benz brand and the international headquarters of Daimler AG.
Opening hours.–Tuesdays to Sundays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed on Mondays Mercedesstraße 100, 70372 Stuttgart
Tickets. Day ticket regular: 10 €, reduced: 5 €. Free entry for children (up to and including the age of 14).
Take a train to Cologne. Arrive take a visit to Cologne Cathedral- Cologne Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne and of the administration of the Archdiocese of Cologne. It is a renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1996.
Later take Cologne All-inclusive Evening Cruise- Take a leisurely dinner cruise along the city’s dazzling waterfront! Spend three hours floating along the Rhine River, savoring delicious regional cuisine and listening to music spun by a live DJ. Stroll the deck at sunset, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet and complimentary drinks, and take in beautifully illuminated sights such as Hohenzollern Bridge and Cologne Cathedral after dusk.
Transfer to Dusseldorf airport for your return flight.