Heidelberg & Royal Castles EB605

Itineryrary & Departure

Heidelberg & Royal Castles (EB 605) 5 days/4 nights

Day 1:
Frankfurt - Heidelberg - Frankfurt
Start your tour with a regular diversified half-day trip to Heidelberg, the old university town at the banks of Neckar-River, including a visit of the inner courtyard of Heidelberg Castle and a lunchbox. After returning to Frankfurt, the rest of the day is free for own activities.
Overnight at InterCityHotel or similar.

Day 2:
Frankfurt - Rothenburg (B)
Depart from Frankfurt for a picturesque drive through the Spessart mountains to Würzburg, on the banks of the river Main. Continue on the Romantic Road to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany’s well-preserved "Jewel of the Middle Ages" with its ramparts, city gates, town hall and Jakobskirche (church) with an altar by the famous wood-carver Tilmann Riemenschneider. Upon arrival in Rothenburg, a taxi will take you to your hotel. In the afternoon or evening you are invited to join the city walk with a local guide or the historic Night Watchman in Rothenburg.
Overnight at Hotel Spitzweg / Hotel Goldene Rose or similar.

Day 3:
Rothenburg - Augsburg (B)
After breakfast, a taxi will meet you at your hotel and take you to the bus stop. Your coach drives along the Romantic Road passing picturesque places such as Dinkelsbühl and Nördlingen with high-gabled houses and cobbled-stone streets. Arrival at Augsburg in the early afternoon.
Overnight at InterCityHotel / Hotel Augusta or similar.

Day 4:
Augsburg - Hohenschwangau (B)
After breakfast, you are invited to join on a city tour starting from the City Hall (Rathaus). You will get to know all important sights of Augsburg, which is famous for old trading dynasties (the Fuggers). In the afternoon you board again the coach to Hohenschwangau.
Overnight at Hotel Müller or similar.

Day 5:
Hohenschwangau - Munich (B)
In the morning you receive your tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle at the front desk of your hotel and visit the famous "Cinderella Castle", built by King Ludwig II. In the late afternoon you proceed to Munich, where tour ends at approx. 7 p.m.!

Reverse itinerary:
Includes additionally a visit to Linderhof Castle. Tour ends in Frankfurt at approximately 07:30 p.m.!

Possible itineraries:
Frankfurt - Heidelberg – Frankfurt - Rothenburg - Augsburg – Hohenschwangau - Munich
Or Munich - Hohenschwangau - Augsburg - Rothenburg – Frankfurt - Heidelberg – Frankfurt

Services included

  • Coach transportation as per itinerary
  • Four overnight stays including breakfast
  • Regular half-day tour to Heidelberg including Heidelberg Castle with Inner Courtyard
  • Taxi transfers in Rothenburg: bus stop – hotel and hotel – bus stop  
  • City walk in Rothenburg
  • City tour in Augsburg
  • Neuschwanstein Castle in Hohenschwangau*
    *to be paid locally on reverse itinerary
  • Tour documentation including maps
  • Service charges, tax

Prices & More

Tour price:
EUR 749.- per person sharing a double room        
EUR 195.- single supplement    

Supplement for reverse itinerary:
EUR 17.- per person

For reverse itinerary, admission cost for castles to be paid directly on the bus:
EUR 21.- per person

  • Ticket for Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Ticket for Linderhof Castle

Deposits & Payments:
A deposit of 25% of the tour price may be required within 21 days of confirmation. Final payment is due at the latest 14 days prior to the beginning of services (unless otherwise specified).
Regarding payment, there are two options:

1) Payment by transfer:
Postbank Frankfurt
SWIFT-BIC: PBNKDEFF
IBAN: DE 17500100600136946609
Please note that all bank charges are to your account. A copy of the bank transfer is to be emailed / faxed to us at the latest 14 days prior to the beginning of services (unless otherwise specified) !

2) Payment by credit card:
Please note there is a surcharge for credit card payment: 2,5% for Visa & Mastercard, 3% for American Express.
We charge the card at the latest 14 days prior to the beginning of services (unless otherwise specified) and send the credit card receipt by email.