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Bavaria Beer Vacation - 8 Days

Bavaria Beer Vacation
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Bavaria Beer Vacation

Say “prost” to Bavaria

Bavaria is famous for its beer – there is even a law protecting it! Discover what makes Bavarian beer so special as you travel to Munich, Nuremberg, Kulmbach and Bamberg.

Unique Explorations

  • See Germany’s gorgeous countryside as you take the train between cities.
  • Feel like royalty on a tour of Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Castles!
  • Enjoy a Munich Walking Beer Tour, a tour of Nuremberg’s underground cellars, tastings, and more.
  • Snag some unique souvenirs at Munich’s famous Viktualienmarkt.
  • Be sure to snack on pretzels and bratwurst, the perfect beer pairings!

Get ready for an unforgettable journey to Germany! Included transportation, museum admission, tours, and tastings will have you thinking: it’s ale good!

Begin your adventure in the marvelous city of Munich. Enjoy the convenience and freedom of your included hop-on/hop-off sightseeing bus pass! See Marienplatz, City Hall, and tons of other iconic landmarks. Next, you’ll feel like total royalty during your tour of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castles. Nestled in the mountains amidst an idyllic landscape, these architectural wonders will leave you breathless.

Back in central Munich, score some awesome souvenirs during your private tour of Viktualienmarkt and drink your way through a walking beer tour around Munich!

All aboard! Look out the window as you take the train to beautiful Nuremberg. Explore this beautiful, postcard-worthy old town filled with castles, Gothic churches, and peaceful squares. Enjoy a private city tour of Nuremberg’s underground cellars, along with a beer tasting, of course!

You’ll then hop aboard separate trains to Kulmbach and Bamberg. Take advantage of your included admission to the Beer Museum in Kulmbach, then wander through the UNESCO World Heritage old town of Bamberg.

Your trip will come full circle, with your last night spent in Munich. Happy sightseeing and happy drinking!

PRICES FROM: $2537*PER PERSON (6 Nights)

*Vacation is round-trip, per person, based on 2 travelers departing from
Atlanta. Includes air, airport taxes, hotel, transfers, daily breakfast and more. Additional baggage charges may apply. Rates are available for 1 to 9 travelers. Sceptre

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Day 1
Welcome to Munich!

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of magnificent Munich! Upon arrival, make your way to your first luxurious accommodation and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Take a stroll around Schwabing, a beautiful neighborhood in Munich, lined with lively restaurants, artsy shops, and gorgeous gardens. Stop in a local bar and relax with a liter!

Check In - Arthotel Munich

MUNICH, GERMANY 3 out of 5 stars

Enjoy a stay at the Arthotel Munich, which offers easy access to the Munich Central Station and the famous Oktoberfest site. Offering a daily breakfast buffet, pop art, a bar, a restaurant, and meeting rooms, the Arthotel creates and maintains a unique environment that also offered excellent service for any kind of traveler.

Rooms are spacious and include TVs, minibars, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, a safe, hypo-allergenic bedding upon request, and private bathrooms that include a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Guests can easily reach Munich Airport by taking the S-Bhan train, and Ludwigsvorstadt offers wonderful shopping opportunities, and is rich in beautiful architecture and interesting beer.

Day 2
Munich

Recharge with a pleasant breakfast, then explore the city using your hop-on/hop-off bus pass! Your route includes tons of the city's highlights, including Marienplatz Square, City Hall, Church of our Lady, and the Viktualienmarkt.

Whenever you see a sight that strikes you, hop off, walk around, and take way too many pictures.

Munich Hop-on/Hop-off City Tour (24-hours)

The highlights of Munich are at your fingertips with a Hop-On/Hop-Off bus tour. Choose one of the several different routes available, and see the sights you've always dreamed of.

You can hop off the English Garden, Nymphenburg Palace, Olympia Park, the BMW Museum, and more!

Day 3
Munich

Fuel up with breakfast, then grab your camera and prepare for a royally awesome day! During your tour of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castles, gaze out at picture-perfect mountains and stunning landscapes. These jaw-dropping fairytale castles were once homes to famous kings and queens!

In addition to the castles, you'll also enjoy a short stop in Oberammergau, a town renowned for its Passion Play, wooden crafts, and fabulously painted houses.

Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Tour

Hidden in the secluded Bavarian mountains, King Ludwig II built two of his dream castles: Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. This excursion shows you these two extraordinary places that live up to the vision of Bavaria’s Fairy Tale King.

Make a short stop in Oberammergau, then continue to the hilltop Neuschwanstein Castle that inspired Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle. Spend approximately 4 hours touring the castle before traveling through scenic countryside to Linderhof, Ludwig’s rococo-style hunting lodge and last home with its fantastic grotto and Moorish pavilion.

Day 4
Munich - Nuremberg

Feel your eyes widen as you stroll through Viktualienmarkt, a popular market in Munich, filled with everything from fresh produce to delicate crafts. Follow your guide as he/she shares interesting facts and shows you the very best of Viktualienmarkt. Best part? The tastings, of course!

In the afternoon, hop on the train to Nuremberg and settle into your next hotel.

Train to Nuremberg!

Check In - Maritim Hotel Nürnberg

NUREMBERG, GERMANY 4 out of 5 stars

Feel at home at the cozy, yet elegant Maritim Hotel Nürnberg. Escape the bustle of the city and take a peaceful swim in the hotel's giant indoor pool or work out all of your stresses in the fitness area. Work up an appetite and indulge in delicious regional dishes at the on-site Nürnberger Stuben Restaurant. Unwind as you sip tasty cocktails and enjoy colorful live music at the hotel's very own own piano bar.

Immerse yourself in the history of Nuremberg at this hotel. Its friendly, multilingual staff will assist you with all of your questions about tours, tickets, and events -- they will make sure you experience everything you came to Nuremberg for and more. Transportation will never be a worry, as this hotel is conveniently located in close proximity to the train station, motorway, and airport. After a long exciting day, kick off your shoes and find peace in your comfortable, air conditioned room, where you can use the hotel's free WiFi to plan out your next day of fun and adventure.

Private tour of Munich's Viktualienmarkt with tasting (1.5 hours)

Enjoy a private tour through the Viktualienmarkt, Central Munich's popular, bustling food market! Soak up the vibrant culture of the city while you experience every day market life. Together with your guide, taste some of Germany's local delicacies.

Day 5
Nuremberg

Ahh, wake up smiling. You're in Germany!

After breakfast, enjoy a leisurely day of sightseeing (and drinking beer). Explore Nuremberg's well-preserved old town, rich with castles, amazing architecture, and relaxing squares.

In the afternoon, you'll enjoy a unique tour through the underground cellars of Nuremberg, on which you'll learn all about beer and the making of. Your day will conclude with a tasting of some local beer!

Spend the evening trying out local specialties on your own! Treat yourself to the area's traditional sausage: Nurnberger Rostbratwurst.

Nuremberg Private City Tour of Underground Cellars, Including Beer Tasting

Take a lovely tour through the underground cellars of Nuremberg! On this interesting adventure, you'll learn all about the history and process of beer production. See what's changed and what's stayed the same, from the 19th century to today! Your tour will end with a presentation and a tasting of two local beers.

Day 6
Nuremberg

Strap on comfy shoes, grab your camera, and get ready for a memorable day. Enjoy breakfast, then climb aboard the train to Kulmbach, where you'll visit a major beer museum! Continue by train to Bamberg, a charming area famous for its beer and UNESCO World Heritage status.

Unwind in a "biergarten" and revel in the relaxing, yet spirited atmosphere of these picturesque areas.

Train from Nuremberg to Kulmbach!

Train from Kulmbach to Bamberg!

Train from Bamberg to Nuremberg!

Beer Museum in Kulmbach

Learn all about beer and brewing at the beer museum in Kulmbach! This interesting experience will make you feel like a beer connoisseur!

Day 7
Nuremberg - Munich

Make the most of your last day in Germany! Rejuvenate with breakfast, then head back to Munich by train. Be sure to keep your eyes looking out the window; there's so much beautiful countryside that you won't want to miss!

Back in Munich, enjoy a special walking beer tour! This 3-hour tour includes beer sampling, a museum visit, and lots of entertainment and information. Treat yourself to a delicious, traditional last night meal!

Train from Nuremberg to Munich!

Check In - Arthotel Munich

MUNICH, GERMANY 3 out of 5 stars

Enjoy a stay at the Arthotel Munich, which offers easy access to the Munich Central Station and the famous Oktoberfest site. Offering a daily breakfast buffet, pop art, a bar, a restaurant, and meeting rooms, the Arthotel creates and maintains a unique environment that also offered excellent service for any kind of traveler.

Rooms are spacious and include TVs, minibars, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, a safe, hypo-allergenic bedding upon request, and private bathrooms that include a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Guests can easily reach Munich Airport by taking the S-Bhan train, and Ludwigsvorstadt offers wonderful shopping opportunities, and is rich in beautiful architecture and interesting beer.

Munich City Walking Beer Tour (3-hours)

When in Bavaria.. do a beer tour! Sip your way through Munich on this walking tour, which takes you to several micro-breweries where you can taste different types of beer.

You'll also make a pit-stop at the famous Viktualienmarkt, a big street market with a huge variety of fresh food and delicatessen - the perfect place for an after beer snack.

No Oktoberfest visit to Munich is complete without visiting famous Hofbrauhaus! Make a stop at the iconic brewery before visiting a beer museum. Along the way you'll hear interesting facts and learn about the history of German Beer.

Includes:

Beer sampling

Beer museum visit

Guided tour with history of beer

Day 8
Depart Germany

Squeeze all your souvenirs into your luggage and head to the airport. Spend your flight home scrolling through priceless photos and dreaming about your next adventure!

Fly home!

What's Included

  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Munich (MUC)
  • 3 nights in Munich at the Arthotel Munich, or similar
  • Munich Hop-on/Hop-off City Tour
  • Tour to Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Castles
  • Private tour of Munich's Viktualienmarkt
  • Standard-class train ticket from Munich to Nuremberg
  • 3 nights in Nuremberg at the Maritim Nuremberg, or similar
  • Nuremberg private city tour of underground cellars, including beer tasting
  • Standard-class train ticket from Nuremberg to Kulmbach
  • Admission to the Beer Museum in Kulmbach
  • Standard-class train ticket from Kulmbach to Bamberg
  • Standard-class train ticket from Bamberg to Nuremberg
  • Standard-class train ticket from Nuremberg to Munich
  • 1 night in Munich at the Arthotel Munich, or similar
  • Munich Walking Beer Tour (3 hours)
  • Breakfast daily

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