Day 1: Mainz. Arrive at Frankfurt International Airport (or at Mainz Main Train Station) to start your tour. Taxi transfer to your hotel in the Historic Highlights City of Mainz, located near Mainz Main Train Station.
Day 2: Day trip to Rüdesheim, Sankt Goarshausen (near Loreley) & Koblenz. Today a train takes you from Mainz to Rüdesheim, gate to the Mittelrheintal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The stunning valley measures around 65 kilometers in length, here the majestic Rhine Rivers breaches the Rheinische.
Day 3: Heidelberg & Augsburg. Take a train to the Historic Highlights City of Heidelberg. Heidelberg is renowned for its romantic ambiance. Joseph von Eichendorff, the German Romantic poet who studied in Heidelberg in 1807.
Day 4: Regensburg. In the morning the train take you to the Historic Highlights City of Regensburg. When you arrive in Regensburg, you will be welcomed with legendary Bavarian hospitality into the best-preserved medieval city in Germany, where two thousand years of history remain alive today.
Day 5: Würzburg. In the morning the train takes you to the Historic Highlights City of Würzburg. This lively city is the northern gateway to the Romantic Road, a trade route from the Middle Ages still traveled by visitors seeking the best of medieval Germany. Today Würzburg is a surprisingly cosmopolitan Bavarian city filled with architectural and artistic treasures - and exquisite Franconian wine.
Day 6: Erfurt. Take the train to the Historic Highlights City of Erfurt. Erfurt became a pilgrimage destination of sorts with the reunification of Germany. Thousands of Americans poured into this former East German city to see where Martin Luther studied, to bow heads where he prayed, to walk the same medieval streets and even to sleep where he slept.
Days 7-8: Potsdam. Take the train to the Historic Highlights City of Potsdam. Extensive landscapes of castles, palaces and sprawling parks are the main attraction for palatial Potsdam. From the 17th through 20th centuries, Prussian kings commissioned the best artists of their time to build elaborate palaces and gardens in Potsdam, a center of Prussia and home of the royal residence.
Day 9: Potsdam/Berlin Airport for departure. Enjoy your last day of the tour. A taxi will take you to any Airport in Berlin or to Potsdam main station.
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