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Adventures By Disney

Germany Vacation

9 Days / 8 Nights
Munich, Nuremberg, Rothenburg, Bamberg, and Berlin

Germany family vacations from Adventures by Disney trace a route from Munich to Nuremberg to Rothenburg and then from Bamberg to Berlin. Storybooks come alive in the romantic towns and dramatic castles of southern Germany. Write your own family legends when you travel fairy tale roads and the narrow streets of medieval towns.

Trip Highlights Include:

  • Berlin Wall Bike Tour

    Get a glimpse into the history of the Berlin Wall as you pedal through this marvelous city.

  • Street Art and Graffiti Workshop

    Discover the rich culture of the street art scene as a local guide takes you from the Gendarmenmarkt through the various city districts. You'll even have the chance to create your own artwork with stencils and canvas!

  • Neuschwanstein Castle

    Visit the magical snowy-white castle of King Ludwig II—one of the inspirations for Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Park.

  • Pretzel Making

    Take a tour of the oldest bakery in Rothenburg - Striffler Bakery - and, learn to make a pretzel from a fourth-generation baker.

  • Culinary Tour in Nuremberg

    Discover rich flavors and aromas drenched in Nuremberg’s culture. Taste items like spices, teas, gingerbread and, of course, fresh pretzels along with heartier items such as meats, sausages and potatoes.

Adventure Dates

  • 2018
    • May 25-June 2, 2018
    • June 8-June 16, 2018
    • June 15-June 23, 2018
    • June 22-June 30, 2018
    • June 29-July 7, 2018
    • July 6-July 14, 2018
    • July 13-June 21, 2018
    • July 20-July 28, 2018
    • July 27-August 4, 2018
    • August 3-August 11, 2018
    • August 24-September 1, 2018: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)
    • September 21-September 29, 2018: Adult Exclusive (18 and older)

*= Guaranteed departures

Adventure Daily Itinerary

Day One

Arrive at Munich
Willkommen! Upon exiting customs, you will be met by an Adventures by Disney representative who will escort you to your transfer vehicle. Relax as the driver assists with your luggage and escorts you to the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München.

Walking Tour of Munich
Explore the beautiful, cosmopolitan capital of Bavaria with a local expert. Learn about the wealth of architecture, art and history in Munich's palaces, gardens and museums.

Welcome Dinner at Ratskeller
Say "Guten Abend!" to your fellow Adventurers and enjoy traditional German fare dinner at a Bavarian-style restaurant.

Meal Included: Dinner


Day Two

Tour of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site*
After breakfast at the hotel, guests will have a privately guided tour along with an optional 22-minute documentary at the Memorial Site on the grounds of this former concentration camp. Guests will also have time on their own to take in this powerful and solemn experience.

Alternate Activity
Visit the BMW Museum and learn about the history of this German automaker.

Lunch on Your Own in Heidelberg
Discover the specialties of the German southwest. Your Adventure Guides will be happy to offer recommendations for lunch on your own.

Klosterbrauerei Andechs Visit, Beer Tasting and Lunch
Visit the breathtaking Andechs Monastery high atop Holy Mountain and home to the Andechs Monastery Brewery. Partake in a flavorsome lunch in the outdoor biergarten then enjoy a beer tasting with narration from a master brewer.

On Your Own Afternoon and Dinner in Munich
Explore the Bavarian capital, home to centuries-old buildings and many museums. You’ll see famed sites like the Altstadt (Old Town), central Marienplatz square and the Neo-Gothic Neues Rathaus (town hall) which has the popular glockenspiel show that chimes and reenacts stories from the 16th century. 

For dinner, sample some traditional Bavarian fare at any of the many outstanding restaurants in town. Be sure to ask your Adventure Guides for a recommendation that your family will enjoy.

*This activity is optional and has a minimum age of 12 years old.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner


Day Three

Journey to Neuschwanstein
After breakfast at the hotel, board a motor coach and begin your journey to Neuschwanstein.

Neuschwanstein Castle
Enjoy this excursion to the magical snowy-white castle of King Ludwig II, a tremendous inspiration to Walt Disney as he designed the Sleeping Beauty Castle. Known as the Fairytale King, Ludwig II built a fantasy world of great beauty and elegance in this castle where he lived and died, combining the architectural marvels of a storybook palace with the latest technological conveniences. Lose yourself in the dreams of this poetic king of Bavaria as you are guided through the exquisite halls and rooms born of his imagination.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride then Lunch on Your Own
Take a relaxing horse-drawn carriage ride through the German countryside to the historic Hotel Muller Hohenschwangau. Eat lunch on your own and enjoy the stunning view of Neuschwanstein Castle.

Transfer Back to Munich
After lunch, board a motor coach and head back to Munich.

Dinner at Hofbrauhaus
Gather with your fellow adventurers in one of the oldest beer halls in Germany for a grand feast. Enjoy a superb dinner with entertainment of rousing oompa music and lively German dancers.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner


Day Four

Visit to Nuremberg Courthouse*
Start the day with breakfast at the hotel. Next, see the historically significant Nuremberg Courthouse in Room 600 – where the Nuremberg trials were held.

Nuremberg Culinary Tour
Take to the quaint cobblestone streets of this historic city where you’ll enjoy tasting items relevant to Nuremberg’s history, including spices, teas, gingerbread and fresh pretzels with butter. The tour culminates with some heavier samplings of meat, sausage and potatoes.

Journey to Rothenburg
All aboard the coach as it takes you to historic Rothenburg. In fact, it was the inspiration for Pinocchio’s village in the 1940 Disney animated classic Pinocchio! When you arrive, your Adventure Guides will check you into the esteemed Hotel Eisenhut, which was once home to Rothenburg's wealthiest families and consists of four 16th-century mansions!

Dinner On Your Own in Rothenburg
Once you arrive, take your pick of casual and fine dining establishments. Be sure to ask your Adventure Guide for recommendations for dining on your own to ensure you have a meal you and your family will never forget!

Night Walk with the Night Watchman
On this twilight tour, follow the lively Night Watchman as he leads you by lamp light down the town's lanes and regales you with legends. View Rothenburg's impressive scenery and sagas in a whole new light.

*Please note that this activity is contingent upon availability as it is a working courthouse.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


Day Five

Breakfast at the Hotel
Prepare for your busy day with a hearty breakfast.

Make Pretzels

For fun with a twist, learn to make pretzels from the chef at the Striffler Bakery—the city's oldest bakery! Enjoy this hands-on experience as you create a favorite German snack at a location famous for making pretzels since 1644.

Medieval Knight and Princess Costume Dress-Up
Try on costumes and pose for pictures in this local medieval shop that is actually a historic location.

Lunch and Afternoon on Your Own in Rothenburg
Enjoy a tasty lunch at one of the town's many cafés and restaurants. Revel in the storybook beauty of this renowned German city as you wander through its quaint roads past colorful shops with half-timbered gables. Your Adventure Guide can recommend a variety of activities and must-see sights for a wunderbar afternoon!

Dinner at the Hotel Eisenhut
Dine behind historic walls as you enjoy a fine dinner of authentic German cuisine at one of the oldest hotels in the town.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner


Day Six

Breakfast at the Hotel
Enjoy a tasty breakfast and get ready for a day of discovery and make-believe!

Transfer to Berlin With a Stop in Bamberg
Set off by motor coach to begin your journey to the capital city of Berlin. On the way, stop in Bamberg to take in the sites and have a nice lunch.

Lunch and Afternoon on Your Own in Bamberg
Discover the history and charm of this northern Bavarian town and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Find a new favorite restaurant or café as you enjoy lunch on your own, or ask your Adventure Guides to recommend something for your family.

Board the Train for Your Journey to Berlin
Climb aboard the train that will take you on a scenic journey from Bamberg to the wonderful city of Berlin. Berlin is full of stunning architecture and a vibrant art scene. The capital is home to respected universities, museums, entertainment venues, and its love of sports.

Dinner in Berlin
Enjoy a hearty dinner with your fellow Adventurers in the centrally located Mitte borough of the capital city, which is a short distance to your hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner


Day Seven

Breakfast at the Hotel
Begin your day with a hearty breakfast and get ready for an exciting day exploring Germany’s capital city.

Walking Tour of Berlin
Join your Adventure Guide and set out on a walking tour of the eastern part of this stunning city. Sites that you will see include the Reichstag Building, Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie and Alexanderplatz.

Lunch at Dom Curry
Grab a quick lunch and try currywurst, the quintessential Berlin specialty, at this outdoor eatery.

Street Art Tour and Graffiti Workshop
Get an introduction to Berlin’s vibrant history of street art at Gendarmenmarkt by a local street art guide. Check out some examples throughout the city as you pass the districts of Kreuzberg and Friedrichhain. The tour will end at Humboldthain Music Club for a Graffiti workshop where Adventurers will utilize stencils to create your own graffiti on canvas.

Ritter Sport Chocolate Experience
There’s a whole lot of chocolate for everyone! Led by a Ritter Sport chocolate expert, Junior Adventurers will create their own unique Ritter Sport chocolates personalized from taste to wrapping in a private workshop just for them. In the meantime, adults partake in their own mini chocolate activity which will allow them to browse the Ritter Sport shop, grab a coffee in the café, or take a short walk into town.

Dinner on Your Own in Berlin
Choose from an array of delicious local options in this city filled with restaurants of every variety. Whether you’re looking for international cuisine, German specialties or traditional American fare, you are sure to find an unforgettable meal for your entire family.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch


Day Eight

Berlin Wall Bike Tour
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, pedal through history as you ride past the structure that was a symbol of the Cold War that divided the country in half. You’ll learn about this amazing time in world history as you bike through both the Berlin of yesterday and today.

Lunch and Afternoon on Your Own in Berlin - Including Museum Island Pass
Walk through this magic city and find a tasty spot to grab some lunch. Discover the beauty, history and magic of this capital city that embraces both the Old World and modern times. Adventurers can also check out Museum Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Berlin’s Mitte district, that is home to several world-class museums.

Journey to Munich
Enjoy a scenic trip from Hohenschwangau to the capital of Bavaria, Munich.

Farewell Dinner at Clärchens Ballhaus
Gather with your fellow Adventurers at this authentic 19th-century ball room that is home to a vibrant dance and live music scene. Enjoy a superb feast while sharing memories of this extraordinary trip and bidding farewell to your newfound friends.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner


Day Nine

Breakfast at the Hotel
Say goodbye to your newfound friends and enjoy one last meal in Berlin.

Transfer to Berlin Tegel Airport
Board pre-arranged transportation to the airport and say auf wiedersehen until you return again!

Meals Included: Breakfast