Fairytale Castles of Bavaria, the Rhine Valley & Black Forest

  • 9 Day Tour
  • 14 Sights Visited
  • 4 Star Rating

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2 - Rüdesheim

Included visit to Rüdesheim with its lively Drosselgasse, a narrow street with shops and cosy cafés, then continue to Assmannshausen for a two-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 3 - Rhine Valley

Included excursion along the Rhine Valley. Marvel at the superb medieval castles and vineyards; the world-famous Loreley Rock; Boppard with its splendid Rhine promenade and St. Goar. The perfect way to view the Rhine is from the water on an optional cruise through the Rhine Gorge, famous for its many ancient castles, picturesque villages and vine-clad slopes.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



Day 4 - Romantic Road

Leaving the Rhine Valley we travel along the scenic ‘Romantic Road’ visiting the charming medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, then on to Reutte in Austria for a three-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 5 - Neuschwanstein

Included visit to the village of Hohenschwangau and King Ludwig II’s famous Neuschwanstein Castle. We later visit Linderhof Castle (admission is extra). Please note at Neuschwanstein there is a degree of walking involved, as well as a number of steps to climb.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Neuschwanstein Castle

Day 6 - Chiemsee

Optional excursion to Herrenchiemsee, located on an island in the Chiemsee Lake and the largest and most expensive castle built by Ludwig II. We drive to the lakeside town of Prien, then take a boat across to Herren Island, before our stroll through the woods to the castle. The castle’s splendid interior and hall of mirrors are truly inspiring.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner




Day 7 - Lake Titisee

We head west for an overnight stay in the Black Forest, spending time en route in the beautiful lakeside resort of Titisee.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Black Forest

Day 8 - Black Forest Scenic Drive

We journey through more of the delightful Black Forest, where traditional timbered buildings blend into the beautiful rolling landscape of wooded hills and green meadows, spending time in the charming town of Triberg, and later Freudenstadt. Continue to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Black Forest



Day 9

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £159; travel insurance from £47.95. 

FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.