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Best of Bavaria

8 days2 cities
Germany1 country
Tour rating: 4.82 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews
Private tour to Germany

Immerse yourself into the gorgeous sights of Germany's Bavaria region. Explore outstanding must-sees such as the Neuschwanstein Castle as well as the cities of Munich, Nuremberg, Bamberg, and Rothenburg together with private professional guides. Stay at best hotels of your choice and leave all the hard planning to us!

8 days2 cities
Germany1 country
Munich, Germany
Germany gracefully on the banks of the Isar River, the capital of Bavaria, Munich, is an amazingly beautiful city with an incredible history and colorful sights.

Day by day
Day-by-day program
Arrival to Munich

Welcome to Munich! Upon arrival, you meet your driver at the arrivals hall and head for your centrally-located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the evening is free for you to enjoy Munich on your own.

➤ Firebird recommends: Visit Hofbräuhaus Beer Hall - world's most famous tavern, which dates back to 16th century​.

No meals included.

Munich City Tour

After breakfast, you meet your private guide and go on a fascinating 3-hour tour of Munich's beautiful old town to get an insight into the city's turbulent 850-year history.

With its exuberant atmosphere and vitality, Munich is one of Europe's great cultural centers. Enjoy your city tour around Marien Square, Church of Our Lady and Residenz Palace. In the ancient part of the town the world-famous Hofbrauhaus, the medieval town gates, and the colorful open-air market Viktualienmarkt are waiting for you. Munich’s elegant Maximilian Street offers views at the Bavarian Parliament, Deutsches Museum, Royal Palace and the Opera House. You also pass by Theatiner Church, Hall of Generals (Feldherrnhalle), and House of Arts, the Bavarian National Museum and the Angel of Peace.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

➤ Firebird recommends: Pay a visit to Olympiapark: Munich's 1972 Olympic Park, where you can ride a zip-line over the iconic stadium, and participate in other sports activities.

Breakfast is included.

Day-trip to Neuschwanstein Castle & Bavarian Alps

Experience a truly royal day tour of the majestic Neuschwanstein Castle which inspired Walt Disney!

Today Neuschwanstein is one of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe. Every year 1.4 million people visit "the castle of the fairy-tale king". Each summer around 6,000 visitors a day stream through rooms that were initially intended for a single inhabitant. During the guided group tour of the castle, you learn about the eccentric Fairy Tale King Ludwig II, a builder of this imposing landmark, his complicated life in Bavaria at the start of the Second Reich and his life-long friendship with the composer Richard Wagner.

On the way back to Munich, your private guide-driver can make a stop at Linderhof Palace or other beautiful sights in the picturesque region of Bavarian Alps.

Breakfast is included.

Excelsior by Geisel, Munich

Located right in the heart of scenic Munich, the stylish Excelsior by Geisel Hotel is an excellent value for money, boasting 114 comfortable and well-equipped guestrooms and a wide choice of in-house facilities.

1 hr 10 min

Take advantage of the fast and comfortable ride onboard Deutsche Bahn high-speed train from Munich to Nuremberg. All trains boast comfortable interiors and top-notch amenities required for a worry-free travel.

Nuremberg, Germany

The second-largest city of Bavaria, one-of-a-kind Nuremberg, is a must-visit destination during any Germany travel. The city is famed due to its stunning medieval architecture, art, and exceptional beer.

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Day-by-day program
Departure to Nuremberg

After breakfast and check-out, you head for the train station, where you take a 1-hour train to Nuremberg, the second largest city of Bavaria.

Upon arrival, you walk to your centrally-located hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure to relax after the trip. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.

➤ Firebird recommends: Consider visiting the local zoo. The zoo in Nuremberg is one of the largest in Europe, covering almost 70 hectares. This spacious and beautifully landscaped animal park is home to nearly 3,000 animals from around 300 species.

Breakfast is included.

Nuremberg City Tour

Following breakfast meet your guide and embark on a 3-hour walking tour of the Old Town. Together you dive into the history of the Medieval city with narrow streets and spacious squares and witness the beautiful Gothic Church of Our Lady.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to the Imperial Castle of Nuremberg - dominating the historical center of the city. For more than 500 years the castle was a residence of the Kaisers of the Holy Roman Empire and can tell its visitors many legends.

After the tour, you return to the hotel and have the afternoon at leisure, or you may join one of our optional tours.

➤ Firebird recommends: Try the local specialty - the pinkie-size Nürnberger Rostbratwurst, that the state of Fraconia is very proud of.​

Breakfast is included.

Day Trip to Bamberg

Following breakfast, you walk to the train station and take a short ride to the UNESCO World Heritage Site - Bamberg.

Upon arrival, you meet your local guide and witness the original medieval and Baroque architecture which has remained completely intact during the World War II.

Today you also visit one of the most famous cathedrals of Germany located in the very heart of the city - Bamberg Cathedral. Completed in the 13th century it reflects several architectural styles, contains many sculptures, and the marble tomb of Emperor Henry II. Nowadays the masses and organ concerts are still held in the Cathedral. Then you proceed to the Old Court, the New Residence (exterior view) and visit the Rose Garden.

After the tour, you have some free time before taking a train back to Nuremberg.

Breakfast is included.

Discovering Rothenburg & the Romantic Road

Following breakfast at your hotel, embark with your private guide-driver on a full day exploration of the Romantic Road, the most popular scenic route in Germany, that from the River Main to the Alps. On this exploration you have a chance to experience the charm and authentic atmosphere of the tiny Bavarian towns and traditional villages, its half-timbered homes with flowers in the window boxes.

Make sure to charge your phones and cameras, as passing by the vineyards in the Tauber valley and the charming traditional churches, you have a chance to capture many picture-perfect moments!

Today you also explore two medieval walled towns of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of the most popular stops on the Romantic Road famous for its gingerbread houses, and Dinkelsbühl, a tiny village with very well preserved its simple charm, before heading back to Nuremberg.

Breakfast is included.

Departure from Nuremberg

This is the final day of your tour. Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

We hope you are leaving with ultimate experience and bright memories and wish you a safe flight.

Breakfast is included.

Park Plaza Nuremberg, Nuremberg

Recently renovated, the Park Plaza is set right in the heart of the city. It offers guests to take advantage of well-equipped guest rooms, the in-house fitness center, several meeting rooms, the hotel bar, and the signature restaurant.

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star or 5-star hotels;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides in Munich, Nuremberg, Bamberg;
  • Guided day trip with private guide-drivers to Neuschwanstein Castle, Rothenburg & the Romantic Road;
  • Entrance tickets to Neuschwanstein Castle, Nuremberg Castle;
  • 1st class train tickets: Munich - Nuremberg;
  • Regular class train tickets: Nuremberg - Bamberg, Bamberg - Nuremberg;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.​

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest
  • Your own professional local guides
  • Full flexibility of hotel options
  • Exploring the exciting Munich old town
  • Day Tour to the majestic Neuschwanstein Castle in the Bavarian Alps
  • Discover the historical treasures of Nuremberg, including the Imperial Castle
  • Traverse the medieval highlights of Bamberg
  • Drive along the scenic the Romantic Road and check out Rothenburg sights

What To Know

  • It's always best to bring some cash in local currency for your trip. You will need Euros for your time in Germany
  • You will be walking quite a bit during your sightseeing tours, so make sure to bring comfortable shoes

Dates & Rates

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