On top of that it includes taxi transfers in Heidelberg, an all-day escorted coach tour from Munich to Oberammergau, Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle. The package already includes admission to Neuschwanstein Castle (Hohenschwangau), Linderhof Palace & Park (Ettal), Residence Museum & Treasury, Cuvilliés-Theatre, Hall of Fame and Statue of Bavaria, Nymphenburg Palace and Park, Marstallmuseum and Museum of Nymphenburg Porcelain (all Munich); a taxi transfer from the hotel up to Heidelberg Castle (from where you can walk down into the Old Town or take the funicular). Admission to the courtyard of the Castle is free of charge.
Day 1: Paris to Heidelberg. By High-Speed train (TGV) you will get from Paris Est. to Mannheim from where you have a short ride on a local train to nearby Heidelberg. Your First-class hotel (Marriott Heidelberg or similar) is located close to Heidelberg Main Station. A taxi transfer will take you from the hotel up to the courtyards of Heidelberg Castle from where you have a beautiful view over the city and the Neckar River. From the Castle walk down into the Old Town or take the funicular down into town. Heidelberg with its historic Old Town is a lively city with many students living there. In your tour information sheets you will find a recommendation where to go for a typical dinner.
Day 2: Munich. After breakfast you will take the High-Speed train (1st-class tickets) from Heidelberg to Munich. Your First-class hotel (Courtyard by Marriott Munich City Center or similar) is located very close to Munich Main Station. Munich, famous throughout the world, is the Bavarian metropolis, close to the Alps and in the heart of Europe. Where to begin when one wants to name places to see and things to do in this extraordinary city which like few others combines modern life with lively history.
There is Munich's old town where 850 years of history are showing off, there is the Marienplatz (Marien square) where 3 times each day thousands of people are spell bound when the world famous Glockenspiel (carillon) starts it's beautiful song Visit and marvel at the Frauenkirche, the town's landmark, do not miss the Hofbräuhaus and find out why the Münchner (inhabitants of Munich) don't want to miss out on their "Brotzeit" (a meal or snack consisting of bread, cold cut, cheese and so on, usually enjoyed between breakfast and lunch). Visit the Residence, Nymphenburg Palace and Park, Hall of Fame and all the other sights in Munich which are included in your comprehensive sightseeing package.
Day 3: Oberammergau, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. Your all day escorted coach tour will first take you to Oberammergau for a photo stop. The coach will then take you to Linderhof Palace, the "Royal Villa" of Ludwig II. Visit this beautiful furnished castle and the park. Admission to Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle is included in the price of the tour. The picture of Neuschwanstein is probably present in everybody's mind but certainly for those traveling along the Romantic Road.
Be prepared that reality will surpass all pictures and imaginations: Neuschwanstein seems to be taken out of a fairy tale! Seeing the castle from the outside is unforgettable, a tour of the insight, which was originally built for the one famous inhabitant, will make the picture perfect! But make sure to take some time to explore the castle grounds, the view of Neuschwanstein from the bridge behind the Castle is like no other!
Day 4: Munich/ Munich to Venice. Before you continue your journey in your Deluxe- compartment (with en-suite shower and toilet facilities) on board of the Night-train from Munich to Venice you have this day for more sightseeing in Munich. Your admission Package which covers the admission to the Residence Museum and Treasury, the Cuvilliés-Theatre, the Hall of Fame and Statue of Bavaria, the Nymphenburg Palace and Park, the Marstallmuseum and the Museum of Nymphenburg Porcelain is still valid that day.
Day 5: Venice. In the morning you enjoy breakfast on board of the Night-train before the train arrives in Venice in the early morning. Post-tour accommodation in Venice can be added. The tour can also be booked from Venice to Paris.
Note: Pre- and post-tour accommodation in Paris and Venice can be added. The tour can also be booked from Venice to Paris.
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