10 or 13 days
Rothenburg, Munich, Venice, Lucerne, Heidelberg, with extension to Paris
Encircling the Alps, these cities, towns and villages each inspire the imagination in their own unique way. The one-of-a-kind canals of Venice create a romantic mood. The Black Forest in Germany evokes a world of Brothers Grimm fairy tales. Bavarian Munich proudly displays its folkloric traditions, while the dramatic mountain scenery of Lucerne sets an awe-inspiring tone.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Frankfurt • Rothenburg

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Travel to Rothenburg

    Take a tour of Rothenburg
  • Day 3: Rothenburg • Neuschwanstein • Munich

    Travel via Neuschwanstein to Munich

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Frauenkirche
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 4: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

  • Day 5: Munich • Innsbruck • Venice

    Travel via Innsbruck to Venice
  • Day 6: Venice

    Take a ferry in Venice

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

    Visit the Doge's Palace

    Guided Sightseeing of Venice

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    Gondola Ride

    Enjoy the ultimate Venetian experience—a gondola ride through the city's famed canals, passing by enchanting waterfront homes and under historic pedestrian bridges 

  • Day 7: Venice • Verona • Lucerne

    Travel via Verona to Lucerne
  • Day 8: Lucerne

    Take a walking tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Lucerne
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Alps Experience

    Swiss Alps Experience

    Venture to the roof of the Swiss Alps, atop one of the majestic peaks that tower over charming Lucerne. Take a boat across Lake Lucerne (in season) and ride a cog railway to the top of either Mount Pilatus (best known for its steep railway and its iconic craggy summit) or Mount Rigi (beloved for its original mountain railway and its history as a favourite spot of Mark Twain). Enjoy the splendid views of the quaint villages and fields of Switzerland as you trek along the mountain with your group. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended). 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Savour a taste of Swiss culture as you enjoy a fondue meal—the country’s national dish that consists of (delicious) melted cheese and a lot of bread. Then, experience a bit of Swiss tradition in the form of yodelling, folk dances, and Alpine horns. (Just remember to pack your appetite.) 

  • Day 9: Lucerne • Heidelberg

    Travel via Freiburg to Heidelberg

    Explore Freiburg on your own

    Take a walking tour of Heidelberg

    Visit Heidelberg Castle and its famous wine barrel

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Heidelberg • Strasbourg • Paris

    Travel to Strasbourg

    Tour Strasbourg with an expert local guide

    Visit the Strasbourg Cathedral

    Travel by TGV train to Paris
  • Day 11: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Take a guided tour of Versailles

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • State Apartments
    • Hall of Mirrors
    • Gardens
  • Day 12: Paris

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Visit the Louvre

    Visit the Fragonard Perfume Factory

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Frankfurt • Rothenburg

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Travel to Rothenburg

    Take a tour of Rothenburg
  • Day 3: Rothenburg • Neuschwanstein • Munich

    Travel via Neuschwanstein to Munich

    Visit Neuschwanstein Castle

    Take a walking tour of Munich

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Frauenkirche
    • Neues Rathaus
    • Hofbräuhaus
  • Day 4: Munich

    Take a guided tour of Munich

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Olympic Stadium
    • Residenz
    • Marienplatz

    Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

  • Day 5: Munich • Innsbruck • Venice

    Travel via Innsbruck to Venice
  • Day 6: Venice

    Take a ferry in Venice

    See a glass-blowing demonstration

    Visit the Doge's Palace

    Guided Sightseeing of Venice

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • St. Mark’s Square
    • Grand Canal

    Gondola Ride

    Enjoy the ultimate Venetian experience—a gondola ride through the city's famed canals, passing by enchanting waterfront homes and under historic pedestrian bridges 

  • Day 7: Venice • Verona • Lucerne

    Travel via Verona to Lucerne
  • Day 8: Lucerne

    Take a walking tour of Lucerne

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Lucerne
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Alps Experience

    Swiss Alps Experience

    Venture to the roof of the Swiss Alps, atop one of the majestic peaks that tower over charming Lucerne. Take a boat across Lake Lucerne (in season) and ride a cog railway to the top of either Mount Pilatus (best known for its steep railway and its iconic craggy summit) or Mount Rigi (beloved for its original mountain railway and its history as a favourite spot of Mark Twain). Enjoy the splendid views of the quaint villages and fields of Switzerland as you trek along the mountain with your group. (Note: Warm clothes and appropriate shoes recommended). 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Swiss Fondue Evening

    Savour a taste of Swiss culture as you enjoy a fondue meal—the country’s national dish that consists of (delicious) melted cheese and a lot of bread. Then, experience a bit of Swiss tradition in the form of yodelling, folk dances, and Alpine horns. (Just remember to pack your appetite.) 

  • Day 9: Lucerne • Heidelberg

    Travel via Freiburg to Heidelberg

    Explore Freiburg on your own

    Take a walking tour of Heidelberg

    Visit Heidelberg Castle and its famous wine barrel

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Heidelberg • Strasbourg • Paris

    Travel to Strasbourg

    Tour Strasbourg with an expert local guide

    Visit the Strasbourg Cathedral

    Travel by TGV train to Paris
  • Day 11: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Take a guided tour of Versailles

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • State Apartments
    • Hall of Mirrors
    • Gardens
  • Day 12: Paris

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Visit the Louvre

    Visit the Fragonard Perfume Factory

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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