Berlin, Dresden & Munich Tours - Globus® Escorted Tours

German Vista (ZB)

8 Day Tour from Berlin to Munich

2018 Tour Details

When you think of a guided tour to Germany, what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s visiting fairytale castles and medieval towns. Perhaps it’s seeing the Bavarian Alps and beautiful countryside. Perhaps it’s savoring German food and beer. If so, all of this and more are included on this marvelous Germany guided tour from Berlin to Munich.

Sightseeing in each city includes the must-see sights. Among the many attractions in Berlin, you’ll visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, badly damaged during the war and today a symbol of reconciliation. During your walking tour in Dresden, visit the courtyard of Zwinger Palace, one of Germany’s best-known baroque buildings. In Munich, visit the lively Marienplatz with its Old and New Town Halls. Here, observe the famous glockenspiel, which re-creates a 16th-century wedding. You’ll also visit Weimar, where you’ll enjoy a pleasant walk through the town to its pretty market square, and in Oberammergau, see the theater where the Passion Play is held every 10 years.

Highlights of this Germany tour are a drive along the Romantic Road past small villages to visit Neuschwanstein Castle, the fairy-tale castle of King Ludwig II nestled in the beautiful Bavarian Alps. You’ll even stay in a charming hotel beautifully located beneath Hohenschwangau Castle – the family home of King Ludwig.

You’ll also stay overnight in medieval Rothenburg with its ramparts and towers, cobblestone lanes, and 16th-century houses. Of course, no vacation to Germany is complete without experiencing a lively Biergarten, and Globus has included just such a farewell dinner in Munich.

Throughout this Germany guided tour, you’ll be accompanied by a Tour Director who knows the ins and outs of Germany—its history, secrets, culture, and language. So all you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy this fantastic Germany escorted tour!
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

BERLIN
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, picture stop at Brandenburg Gate & Holocaust Memorial
DRESDEN
Guided sightseeing, visit the Courtyard of Zwinger Palace
WEIMAR
Orientation
ROTHENBURG
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Stay overnight in the medieval town
NEUSCHWANSTEIN
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Guided visit of King Ludwig’s castle
OBERAMMERGAU
See the Passion Play theater
MUNICH
Orientation drive, visit Marienplatz; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite farewell dinner in the beer garden of a local restaurant

Headsets throughout the tour.

Notes:

  • Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest is normally open from mid-May to end-September. Check with your Tour Director for the availability of this excursion.

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • Classical Weimar

Transportation:

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

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

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

 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.

DinnerDinner

Day 2 BERLIN

Sightseeing with a Local Guide in the once-divided metropolis includes the elegant Ku’damm, the restored Reichstag, Charlottenburg Palace, a picture stop at monumental Brandenburg Gate and 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 guided walking tour, visit the Zwinger Palace COURTYARD to admire its impressive architecture; the magnificent baroque Semper Opera, originally built in 1841, once destroyed by fire, then destroyed by bombing, and finally restored in 1985; and the newly rebuilt Frauenkirche.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 4 DRESDEN–WEIMAR–ROTHENBURG

In Weimar, follow your Tour Director on a pleasant walk to the pretty MARKET SQUARE with its Renaissance houses and the Town Hall. Highlight is Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite an overnight stay in medieval Rothenburg with its ramparts and towers, cobblestone lanes, and 16th-century houses. Hear how the town survived the Thirty Years’ War, and shop for Christmas ornaments.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 5 ROTHENBURG–NEUSCHWANSTEIN

Drive along the scenic Romantic Road past small villages and towards the Bavarian Alps, where two of Bavaria’s most famous castles are situated. Stay overnight in a charming hotel beautifully located beneath Hohenschwangau Castle, where King Ludwig spent much of his youth, and Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE, which you will visit with a Local Guide. This castle became the most famous of all and was inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6 NEUSCHWANSTEIN–OBERAMMERGAU–MUNICH

Arrive in the quaint village of Oberammergau and see the theater where the Passion Play is held every ten years, then, continue to Munich, Germany’s “Secret Capital.” Your orientation drive features the Olympic Stadium, built for the 1972 Olympics; the 1,000-foot-high Olympic Tower, the Ludwigstrasse, and the Bavarian Arch of Triumph and Field Marshall Hall. Also see the Königsplatz, the gothic Frauenkirche, and visit MARIENPLATZ with its Old and New Town Halls and the famous Glockenspiel.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7 MUNICH

Today is at leisure and interesting optional excursions are available. In the evening, Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite a farewell dinner at a lively Biergarten is the best way to celebrate the success of your German vacation.

Breakfast Breakfast
DinnerDinner

Day 8 MUNICH

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

VOLKER VIETH

Escorting tours for more than 15 years

I have been a travel agent half my life and then became a tour director, so I know both sides of touring. Being a Tour Director to me is not a job - it is a passion. It gives me the chance to not only show Globus clients wonderful places and create a good time for them but I can also give them insights into Europe's history and current politics.

Tour Director - VOLKER VIETH

 Accommodations

Berlin
Dresden
Rothenburg
Neuschwanstein
Munich

Berlin

Crowne Plaza Berlin - Potsdamer Platz

Superior First-Class

Crowne Plaza Berlin - Potsdamer Platz Hallesche Strasse 10, Berlin,  Germany

Hallesche Strasse 10
Berlin, Germany

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

A 256 room hotel occuping a former post office building with an Art Déco flair. Broad corridors with natural stone floors, high ceilings, wood paneling and an open fire in the lobby convey glamorous Berlin city life. Facilities include Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout, an elegant restaurant with a show kitchen and seasonal outside terrace, a hip cocktail Bar serving drinks and casual food and a spa with a fitness area, sauna and steam room.

Hotel Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa Services
  • Hot Tub
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Fitness Room
  • Luggage Storage
  • Concierge desk

Room Amenities

  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Mini-bar
  • Desk
  • Window Opens
  • Phone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Voicemail
  • Air Conditioning
  • Climate Control
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Pay Movies
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Air Conditioning (Seasonal)
  • Disabled Access / Rooms

Dresden

Hotel NH Dresden Altmarkt

Superior First-Class

Hotel NH Dresden Altmarkt An Der Kreuzkirche 2, Dresden,  Germany

An Der Kreuzkirche 2
Dresden, Germany

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Situated in the heart of the Old Town, overlooking Dresden's Market Square, this modern 240 room property offers Free Wi-Fi access throughout, a refined restaurant serving German and Spanish fare, as well as a funky cocktail bar with a cigar lounge. Other amenities include a gym and a wellness area with sauna and steam bath.

Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Spa Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking/Valet

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Coffee Maker
  • Television
  • Mini-bar
  • Hair Dryer
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Desk
  • Window Opens
  • Internet Access
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • In-Room Safe
  • Climate Control
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Phone

Rothenburg

Hotel Goldener Hirsch

First-Class

Hotel Goldener Hirsch  U.Schmiedgasse 16-25, Rothenburg O.D. Tauber,  Germany

U.Schmiedgasse 16-25
Rothenburg O.D. Tauber, Germany

This historic 30 room property is full of charm and is set directly in the very heart of this picturesque town, the dining area and terrace has a beautiful view overlooking the valley and the Tauber river and Free Wi-Fi internet access is available in the public areas.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking/Valet
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator

Room Amenities

  • Cable/Satellite
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Desk
  • Window Opens
  • Television
  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Hair Dryer

Neuschwanstein

Mueller

First-Class

Mueller Alpseestrasse 16, Hohenschwangau,  Germany

Alpseestrasse 16
Hohenschwangau, Germany

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Situated at the end of Bavaria's famous "Romantic Road", this charming 40-room family run property is set in a stunning scenic setting, the perfect place from which to visit King Ludwig's Royal Castles. Regional Gourmet cuisine is served in the Bavarian-style restaurant which also has a cozy lounge area, sweet and savory snacks can be found in the casual bistro and Free Wi-Fi internet access is available in all public areas and guestrooms.

Hotel Amenities

  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange
  • Gift Shop
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Parking/Valet
  • Concierge desk
  • Free WiFi
  • ATM

Room Amenities

  • Desk
  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Window Opens
  • Room Service
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • In-Room Safe
  • Television
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cable/Satellite

Munich

Le Meridien Munich

Superior First-Class

Le Meridien Munich Bayerstrasse 41, Muenchen,   Germany

Bayerstrasse 41
Muenchen, Germany

A chic 381 room modern design hotel. Free Wi-Fi access is avilable in the lobby, access in guestrooms is subject to a fee (payable locally). Spa facilities include a refreshing indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and modern gym. The elegant restaurant serves fine mediterranean cuisine and has a courtyard for outside dining in the summertime. Drinks and snacks are available throughout the day and evening in the cool bar.

Hotel Amenities

  • Fitness Room
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Ice Machine
  • Luggage Storage
  • Currency Exchange
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Pool
  • Elevator
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Spa Services

Room Amenities

  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Window Opens
  • Phone
  • Mini-bar
  • Climate Control
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Desk
  • In-Room Safe
  • Pay Movies
  • Hair Dryer
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Television
  • Voicemail

 Optional Excursions

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).

Price Ranges

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


Berlin
Munich

Berlin

Excursion to Potsdam

Excursion to Potsdam

Stroll through the stunning gardens of Sanssouci Palace and visit Cecilienhof Palace where the victorious Allies of World War II discussed peace treaties and post-war order.

Price Range: $$

Berlin Dinner

Berlin Dinner

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

Price Range: $$

Munich

Bavarian Evening

Bavarian Evening

Where is the beer capital of the world? ...Obviously it is MUNICH!

Price Range: $$

Visit to Dachau

Visit to Dachau

Visit Germany's first concentration camp

Price Range: $

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