Explore Germany's Baltic Coast, Denmark, Copenhagen & Lübeck

12 days from £1,379 pp.


Visit: Copenhagen, Denmark

About the Tour

Explore this undiscovered corner of Germany, as we take you on a coach tour of pretty harbour towns, crystal blue waters and tranquil villages. We begin with Greifswald, then we head to the little town of Stralsund, that lies on the strait of the Baltic Sea. We visit some of Germany’s most popular holiday resorts, such as the Isle of Usedom, and Rugen, Germany’s largest Island, where we can take a short journey by steam train, the best way to see the spectacular scenery. From here our itinerary takes us to the Danish capital of Copenhagen where we can explore the stylish city’s famous sights. Whilst in Denmark, we also offer guests the opportunity to visit the beautiful countryside and coastline. We return to Germany for a tour of Lubeck, the Queen of the Hanseatic cities, before our holiday comes to an end. This holiday is part of our GRAND EXPLORER range.

Tour Includes

  • 11 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 9 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by Silver Service or upgrade to Luxuria
Dates & Prices

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Your Itinerary

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

    We continue through Germany to reach our hotel in Greifswald on the Baltic Coast for a four night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    This morning, after breakfast, we introduce you to the town of Greifswald on a brief included walking tour. We then head to nearby Stralsund, a little town which lies on a strait of the Baltic Sea. It is here that our guide will introduce you to the Old City on our included guided walking tour. We see the Gothic Town Hall, originally built in the 13th century and the Church of St Mary’s. Afterwards we take to the water for a short cruise around the harbour.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Isle Of Usedom

    Isle Of Usedom

    Our destination today is the Isle of Usedom, which is one of Germany’s most popular holiday resorts due to its stunning natural beauty. We travel to Peenemünde, and to the highly acclaimed Historical Technical Museum, which between 1936 and 1945, was one of the most modern technological facilities in the world. In October 1942 the first launch of a missile into space took place here. It was also the development site of the infamous V1 and V2 rockets during WWII. Later we visit the popular seaside town of Ahlbeck with its pier and sandy beach.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Rugen Island

    Rugen Island

    Included guided excursion to Rügen, Germany’s largest island, connected by two bridges with Stralsund. The island is a popular holiday destination due to its abundance of sandy beaches, national parks, and natural panoramas. During the day we include a short journey on the steam-train from Putbus to Binz, the perfect way to see the island.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We head to Rostock where we board the ferry for the crossing to Gedser in Denmark. Continue to Copenhagen, where we stay for three nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    Spend time in the Danish capital on our included excursion, and to make the most of your visit, why not join our optional guided sightseeing tour? Copenhagen has many fascinating landmarks and beautiful architectural masterpieces, which are largely connected to the Danish throne and the royal family. Right in the centre of the city there are four Royal Palaces of which Amalienborg is the residence of Queen Margrethe ll. During the tour we also see ‘Den Lille Havfrue’ or ‘Little Mermaid’, sculptured by Edvard Eriksen; the statue is famous for being the inspiration for Hans Christian Andersen’s beautiful fairy-tale.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    A day at leisure or why not join our optional excursion, which takes in the beautiful countryside and coastline, on a journey in the footsteps of the Danish monarchy. We travel to the northernmost point and visit the small fishing town of Gilleleje. From here we head inland to the town of Hillerød and to the impressive Frederiksborg Castle, built in magnificent Renaissance style with a touch of baroque. There will be time here for you to explore the impressive gardens. (Please note: entrance to the castle is not included).

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We leave Copenhagen and travel into northern Germany, via the Rodbyhavn/Puttgarden ferry to Lübeck for a two-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    A full-day at leisure to explore Lubeck, the Queen of the Hanseatic Cities. As well as being the leading city of the Hanseatic League and because of its extensive Brick Gothic architecture, it is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Why not join our optional guided city tour, to introduce you the famous sights such as the Holsten Gate and the wonderful red brick houses. During the sightseeing tour we take to the water for a relaxing cruise around the peninsula to allow you to see the city from a different perspective.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    To Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Your Excursions

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Greifswald Guided Tour - See the sights
    • Isle of Usedom & Peenemünde - Site of V1 and V2 development
    • Rugen Island & Steam Train - Germany's largest island and steam train journey
    • Stralsund Sightseeing & Harbour Cruise - See the old city and enjoy a short harbour cruise
    • Copenhagen - An elegant mix of old and new architecture
    • Lübeck - Queen of the Hanseatic cities

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • Lübeck Sightseeing Tour
    • Copenhagen Sightseeing Tour - See many of the fascinating landmarks
    • North Zealand - Beautiful countryside and coastline


    Travel Insurance from £38.00 (12 days). Single Room Supplement from £259.00 (12 days).

    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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    You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Mercure Hotel Greifswald am Gorzberg, or similar, located in the south of Greifswald. The city centre is just a few miles away and can be reached by the bus which stops close to the hotel. The hotel has a restaurant and pub-style bar, perfect for relaxing after a day of sightseeing. You will then stay for three nights at the 3-star Quality Hotel Taastrup in Copenhagen. The hotel has a restaurant, and bar. In Lübeck, you will stay for two nights at the 3-star Tryp by Wyndham Lübeck Aquamarin, which has a restaurant, bar and lounge.

    Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    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.


    Travel Information

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

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