From our base in Schlüsselfeld, this holiday features a delightful cocktail of romantic cities, charming castles and time for a tipple or two with a spot of wine tasting! Visit the ‘Beer city’ of Bamberg, built over seven hills and take a guided tour of the city’s rich history. Revel in regal architecture as we travel to Memmelsdorf and see the famous Seehof Castle. Our tour continues, as we cruise the river Veitshöchheim and pass vineyards and idyllic castles after a visit to Würzburg, with wine-tasting at a historic wine cellar. As the holiday comes to an end, why not join us on a tour to Bavaria's second largest city, Nuremberg, see the city’s many monuments and artworks, which reflect its imperial past.
6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
4 evening meals including a four course dinner with winetasting and a traditional Franconian buffet
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Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.
We head across Germany to reach our hotel in Schlüsselfeld where we stay for four nights. Dinner tonight is accompanied by a presentation and tasting of wines from Franconia
Included meals:Breakfast, Dinner
Bamberg & Castle Seehof
Today we include a full day excursion to the UNESCO world cultural heritage site of Bamberg and Seehof Castle. We head first to Bamberg, known as the ‘Beer City’ or the ‘Franconian Rome’, being built over seven hills. We included a guided city tour, to show you the main highlights. With a rich history of 1000 years, Bamberg is a real jewel of Franconia. Explore ‘The Sand’, the oldest part of the city, and the dreamlike island city ‘Little Venice’. In the afternoon we head to nearby Memmelsdorf and visit Castle Seehof, which was built in 1686 as the summer residence of the Prince-bishops of Bamberg. We include entrance to the castle and a guided tour.
Included meals:Breakfast, Dinner
Würzburg & Main Valley
Included excursion as we head through the Franconian wine growing country to Würzburg, the residence town of the prince-bishops beside the Main. We enjoy an included guided walk as we take a journey through the Centuries. See Fortress Marienberg, the grand baroque Residence and historic heart of the city. We include a visit to the historic wine cellar under the world cultural heritage ‘Residenz’ and round off the tour with a glass of Frankenwein! Later enjoy time at leisure and an included cruise on the river to Veitshöchheim and back to Würzburg. On the journey back to our hotel we pass vineyards and idyllic castles. Dinner tonight is a buffet of Franconian specialities, followed by musical entertainment with a local accordion player.
Included meals:Breakfast, Dinner
Join our optional excursion to Nuremberg, which was once a powerful free imperial city. Even today, numerous buildings, monuments and artworks still reflect its former power. The walking tour through the Old Town shows the main sights, including many of the architectural highlights - churches, the castle, the fountains and wells.
Included meals:Breakfast, Dinner
We leave Franconia and head to Belgium for an overnight stay.
Included Excursions & Visits
Bamberg & Castle Seehof - Entry and guided Tour
Würzburg & Main Valley - Guided walk,visit to Wine Celler and River Cruise
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.
You will stay for four nights at the 3-star superior Hotel Zum Storch in Schlüsselfeld. This charming family run hotel is built in Franconian style and offers 54 bedrooms, all fully equipped with satellite T.V. Some rooms have balconies. The restaurant is well known for its excellent food and service.
Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.
The 3 Star Superior Zum Storch is located in the heart of Franconia the 'Drei-Franken-Eck' area of Germany. The hotel is in the centre of the town of Schlüsselfeld and is close to a local museum and shops around the market place. The hotel facilities include a restaurant, a bar, lounge and payless Wi-Fi/internet access in all public and bedrooms. All bedrooms feature hairdryer, T.V, telephone and en-suite bathroom.
We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not
generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.
We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests
at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.
Why not go the night before your
holiday for a relaxing start? You can park for FREE
for up to nine days at the Holiday Inn Ashford
North and enjoy an overnight stay with English
breakfast from just £38 per person. This offer is
subject to availability and based on two sharing a
twin/double room on a B&B basis. We’ll then
collect you from the hotel on the day of departure
and return you there at the end of your holiday.
To book this package, please call the hotel on
01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your
booking reference. If your holiday is longer than
nine days you can pay for additional days’ parking.
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more details when you book your holiday.
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used on transfers and tours (air or TGV holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
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compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
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