DAY 01 : Arrive Frankfurt – Lake Constance
Upon arrival into Frankfurt, make your way to the train station to board the train to Lake Constance. This will take you approximately 5 hrs... Upon arrival check into your hotel. The rest of the evening is for you to relax and soak in the ambience of this magical place by the lake.
Overnight at Lake Constance.
DAY 02 : Lake Constance
Wake up to breakfast this morning and the rest of the day is free for you to wander through the cobbled pathways and breathe in the fabulously crisp air. We recommend you buy the lake Constance card and enjoy the various museums, boat cruises and parks absolutely free.
DAY 03 : Lake Constance – Freiburg
Following breakfast this morning its time for you to make your way to the train station and take the train to the heart of the Black Forest, to Freiburg. This will take you approximately 3 hrs. Upon arrival, make your way to the hotel and check in.
Here you will discover a friendly town blessed with abundant sunshine. The attractive old quarter has twisting lanes, pretty courtyards, little streams known as "Bächle", traditional restaurants and quaint bars. Towering over everything is the Minster with its unique spire. Freiburg is an understandably popular choice for wine connoisseurs and gourmets. No other major German town has so many vineyards within its boundaries.
The Minster is Freiburg's most famous landmark. Münsterplatz - Minster square - is the focal point and the heart of the town. Freiburg's picturesque old quarter is grouped around Münsterplatz. The open streams - known as "Bächle"- which flow through the streets and lanes add to the charm. Also on Münsterplatz is the Historical Merchants' House, which was built as a customs house and warehouse. Overnight in Freiburg.
DAY 04 : Freiburg
Post breakfast this morning we suggest you catch a train and head off to Europa-Park, one of the world's leading theme parks which offer over 100 rides and shows in 12 themed areas based on the various European countries. The main attractions here include roller coasters, water rides, stunt show, ice show and much more. Spend the whole day here and later in the evening you can make your way back to Freiburg. Overnight in Freiburg.
DAY 05 : Freiburg – Baden Baden
This morning you make your way to the train station and catch the train taking you a mere 40 mins to the closest you can get to Heaven – to Baden-Baden, which has a well-established reputation as a chic spa resort at the foot of the Black Forest. It is also a much-loved holiday destination and host to international congresses and festivals. Its cosmopolitan flair and degree of sophistication are rare for a town of this size. With its glorious parks and beautiful gardens, Baden-Baden is a paradise for people who appreciate the finer things in life and are looking for a relaxing break. Sport, culture, food, drink or wellness – whatever Baden-Baden does, it is never less than first-class.
Upon arrival, make your way to the hotel and check in. Relax and enjoy strolling through the city. Come evening and you could try your luck at the famously elegant casino. The largest and oldest casino in Germany, its magnificent rooms is some of the most beautiful in the world. Whether you play the tables or just come along to watch, a visit to the casino is always a special event.
Overnight at Baden
DAY 06 : Baden Baden
A day to relax and indulge. Enjoy breakfast at a leisurely pace this morning and pamper yourself at the spa. The spa assembly rooms form the focal point of the town, both architecturally and socially. In the spa park, the Lichtentaler Allee runs for several kilometres from the pump room to Lichtental Convent past the neo-baroque theatre. Once rejevenated, enjoy time out at the old quarter which is full of exclusive boutiques and cafés and is fully pedestrianized.
One of the most beautiful and most important buildings in the town, the spa assembly rooms are Baden-Baden's famous landmark. They are the social heart of Baden-Baden and the scene of glittering galas and balls, grand concerts and broadcast events.
Overnight at Baden Baden.
DAY 07 : Baden Baden – Heidelberg
Tuck into a sumptuous breakfast this morning and head back to the train station to catch the train to Heidelberg. The journey takes approximately 1 hr. Upon arrival, make your way to the hotel and check in. Heidelberg is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. During your stay here you will see the world famous castle ruins, Gothic and Renaissance buildings, the large courtyard, the mighty terrace and the world’s largest wine barrel. In the medieval town centre of Heidelberg you must visit the Church of Holy Spirit, the House of the Knights with its precious Renaissance facade, small lanes with half timbered houses, the Old Bridge, Karlstor and much more.
Overnight in Heidelberg.
DAY 08 : Heidelberg
Enjoy this pretty city and explore more at your own pace.
DAY 09 : Heidelberg – Stuttgart
Welcome to the Stuttgart, the capital of the Baden-Württemberg state. The city is 1 hr away by train and is fabulous. Upon arrival, make your way to the hotel and check in. A brief rest later its time for your 2 hr guided tour. This is the best way to familiarize yourself with the city. As you stroll through the Palace Gardens (Schlossgarten), past celebrated landmarks, and around the city centre, gain an invaluable insight into the city's history and development. You could try some of the authentic food from this part of Germany at any of the many cafes dotting the promenades.
Overnight in Stuttgart.
DAY 10 : Stuttgart
Following breakfast this morning and armed with your Stuttgart card, that we recommend you buy locally you could spend time visiting the Wilhelma Zoo, the Collegiate church, the Ludwigsburg Palace, the Solitude castle etc. There are a variety of sights that are great to see and experience. Later in the evening you could unwind at any of the Beer Gardens that are so famous in Stuttgart. Overnight in Stuttgart.
DAY 11 : Stuttgart
Another day free for you in Stuttgart today. You could visit the Porsche Museum and the Mercedes Benz Museum today and a few of the lovely museums and art galleries that again make Stuttgart so famous. The rest of the day is free for you to further explore the city and take in the sights and sounds. Overnight in Stuttgart.
DAY 12 : Stuttgart – Frankfurt Airport
Its time for you to bid farewell this morning as you make your way to the train station to catch the train to Frankfurt Airport. The time taken is an approximate 1.5 hrs.