The Magic of the Black Forest Germany Escorted Vacation



Travel through the Black Forest and enjoy some of the most spectacular views in Germany. Visit majestic Heidelberg Palace, relax in Baden-Baden known for its thermal springs, drive through idyllic landscapes in the heart of the Black Forest, and admire the exquisite church tower of Freiburg and the skillfully wrought cuckoo clocks in Breitnau.

ESCORTED VACATION – Guaranteed departures English only escorted coach tour. Scheduled departures - 6-day/5-night tour visiting Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Baden-Baden, the Black Forest, Freiburg and Lake Titisee. Includes accommodation at first class hotels with breakfast daily, 1 dinner, an arrival transfer in Frankfurt, touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach, and guided sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary.

Includes

  • Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Hotels mentioned in the itinerary or similar
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary by the code letters (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Sightseeing as described in the itinerary
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Entrance fees

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • Local city taxes

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Frankfurt – Arrival

You will be transferred to your hotel in Frankfurt upon arrival. (Your arrival transfer is included only if you arrive on the actual day the tour commences. For customers arriving earlier an individual transfer can be organized at an additional cost.) The rest of the day is at leisure. Frankfurt is the financial and commercial heart of Germany, a city full of fascinating contrasts between modern development and historic landmarks.

Day

2

Frankfurt – Heidelberg – Baden-Baden

This morning, travel from Frankfurt to Heidelberg. Visit the famous Heidelberg Castle and enjoy a sightseeing tour of its historic city center. Idyllically located on the shores of the Neckar River, Heidelberg is Germany's oldest university town and one of the most popular destinations in the country. Then continue to Baden-Baden, the former summer residence of the European nobility and world famous for its elegant spa resorts. Another attraction is the casino which is located at the entrance of the Black Forest. (B)

Day

3

Baden-Baden – Black Forest – Freiburg

Today, travel to Freudenstadt via the high route through the Black Forest, one of the most scenic routes in Germany. This route offers spectacular views of the Rhine Valley and the Vosges Mountains in the background. Visit the fascinating Vogtsbauernhof open-air museum and learn about the history and culture of the Black Forest. The authentic displays give a wonderful impression of the traditional architecture and economy of the Black Forest region. Continue to Freiburg. (B)

Day

4

Explore the Black Forest

In the morning, visit Freiburg, famous for its beautiful church tower. In the afternoon, continue to the heart of the Black Forest. This evening, enjoy an authentic dinner and overnight in a romantically located hotel. (B,D)

Day

5

Black Forest – Lake Titisee – Frankfurt

This morning, enjoy a short presentation on the cuckoo clock production. Next, visit a small Black Forest farm for a cheese tasting. See the true life of the Black Forest. Around noon arrive at Lake Titisee. Then continue to Frankfurt for your last overnight near the airport. (B)

Day

6

Frankfurt – Return

After breakfast, take your return flight home. (B)