German Escape (KDA)

7 Day Tour from Berlin to Munich

2020 Tour Details

When you think of Germany, what comes to mind? Varied and beautiful countryside, medieval towns with their old-world charm, a contrasting capital city where history has blended old and new styles together, or perhaps savoring German food with a stein of beer. All of this and more is included on this marvelous guided tour of Germany from Berlin to Munich. Sightseeing in each city includes the must-see attractions. In Berlin, you’ll visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, badly damaged during the war and today a symbol of reconciliation. During your orientation in Dresden, visit the courtyard of Zwinger Palace, one of Germany’s best-known baroque buildings. In Munich, visit the lively Marienplatz. Here, observe the famous Glockenspiel, which re-creates a 16th-century wedding.

Step back in history with a Local Guide when you visit Augsburg, one of Germany’s oldest cities. Globus treats you to an incomparable experience—an overnight in medieval Rothenburg with its ramparts and towers, cobblestone lanes, and 16th-century houses. A farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Munich completes your German experience. Throughout this escorted tour of Germany, your Tour Director will share the ins and outs of its history, secrets, culture, and language. So all you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy this fantastic German Escape.

Headsets throughout the tour.
German Escape map
Escapes by Globus

 Photo Highlights

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Berlin and a farewell dinner in Munich


Notes:

  • Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternate hotels of equivalent standard.

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Day 1 ARRIVE IN BERLIN, GERMANY

Time to rest or to start exploring the German capital. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

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Day 2 BERLIN

Sightseeing with a Local Guide in the once-divided metropolis includes the elegant Ku’damm, the restored Reichstag, Charlottenburg Palace, and a photo stop at monumental Brandenburg Gate.Visit the Holocaust Memorial, and the 210-foot Victory Column in the vast Tiergarten park. Visit the KAISER WILHELM MEMORIAL CHURCH with its bomb-damaged tower, drive along Unter den Linden boulevard, and pass the State Opera House and Checkpoint Charlie.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 BERLIN–DRESDEN

Arrive in Dresden, former capital of Saxony. Badly damaged by Allied bombing in February 1945, the city has since been restored to its baroque splendor. During your orientation, visit Zwinger Palace COURTYARD with its impressive architecture; the magnificent baroque Semper Opera, originally built in 1841—first destroyed by fire, then destroyed by bombing, and finally restored in 1985. Also see the newly rebuilt Frauenkirche.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 4 DRESDEN–ROTHENBURG

Arrive in Rothenburg for Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite an overnight stay in this magical medieval town, with its ramparts and towers, cobblestone lanes, and 16th-century houses. Enjoy an orientation walk and hear how the town survived the Thirty Years’ War. Perhaps, shop for Christmas ornaments.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 5 ROTHENBURG–AUGSBURG–MUNICH

Drive south through Bavaria to the city of Augsburg. During your guided sightseeing see the cathedral, the Rathausplatz, and the Perlach Tower, the city’s most famous landmarks. The highlight is a visit to the TOWN HALL with its baroque Golden Hall. An interesting visit to the Fuggerei has also been included. A city within the city, the Fuggerei was founded almost 500 years ago by Jakob Fugger the Rich as a housing complex for needy Augsburgers, and it has been in continuous operation fulfilling its mission since that time. Here, in the oldest social housing complex in the world, visitors experience a fascinating journey through history—and the normal everyday life of its current residents. Continue to the Bavarian capital Munich.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6 MUNICH

Sightseeing with a Local Guide of Germany’s “Secret Capital.” See Munich's Olympic Stadium, built for the 1972 Olympics, and the 1,000-foot-high Olympic Tower. Drive along the Ludwigstrasse, and see the Bavarian Arch of Triumph and Field Marshall Hall. Also see the Königsplatz, and visit MARIENPLATZ with its Old and the New Town Halls and the gothic Frauenkirche. In the evening, a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite farewell dinner at a local restaurant is the best way to celebrate your German Escape.

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Day 7 MUNICH

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast


Transportation:

Motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Accommodations

 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Berlin
Dresden
Munich

Berlin

Berlin Dinner

Berlin Dinner

Savor a tasty 3-course meal in a local restaurant.

Price Range: $$

Berlin's Hidden Past

Berlin's Hidden Past

Get a peek into Berlin's WWII past, including the Soviet War Memorial, East Side Gallery, Checkpoint Charlie, and a visit to the Topography of Terror, site of Gestapo and SS headquarters.

Price Range: $

Dresden

Dresden Tour & Dinner

Dresden Tour & Dinner

See Dresden in a truly unique way during a lighthearted sightseeing tour led by an eloquent, costumed actor, then enjoy a delicious Saxon dinner at a historic venue!

Price Range: $$

Munich

Dinner at a Bavarian Beer Hall

Dinner at a Bavarian Beer Hall

Get a firsthand look at Munich's rich beer heritage as you visit an authentic Bavarian beer hall for a typical 3-course dinner with Bavarian beer!

Price Range: $$

Dachau Concentration Camp

Dachau Concentration Camp

Come face to face with the horrors of Dachau, Germany's first concentration camp and the model for the brutality of the Third Reich, during this moving visit of the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site.

Price Range: $



* The "Starting at" or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include International airfare; additional fees/charges are not included. If a price is crossed out, the new price shown includes a limited time promotional offer(s) – please review current promotions or deals for additional information. Some tours require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Globus).