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Oktoberfest in Historic Germany (12 Days)

From medieval Old Towns to modern metropolises, discover a Germany that is history-conscious but forward-looking. Begin in artsy, edgy Berlin, reunited Germany’s political and cultural capital. Stop at the historic outpost of Potsdam, then continue to dramatic Dresden— “jewel box” of baroque and rococo architecture. Take a step back in time onto the medieval streets of Bamberg, before ending in Munich, where you’ll raise a stein of Bavarian beer at Oktoberfest.

Your Edventure Includes
  • Round trip airfare from SFO or LAX (price may vary based on choice of additional gateways)
  • 10 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 Lunches
  • 4 three-course dinners with beer or wine
  • Private deluxe motor coach
  • Full-time multilingual tour director
  • Select entrance fees
  • Visit to Penitentiary Heidering (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only)

Checkpoint Charlie

The Berlin Arch

Dresden

Neuschwanstein Castle in Autumn

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Price: $4,697.00 (2018) based on double occupancy, plus optional $374.00 premium travel insurance

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Next Departure Dates:
 
September 2017 (GROK0917)
September 2018 (GROK0918)
September 2019 (GROK0919
)
Contact us for exact departure dates

Edventure Highlights:

~ Take an overnight flight aboard an internationally recognized airline, hotel transfer and Welcome Dinner


~  Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Berlin by a local tour guide that includes the Brandenburg Gate and the historic Checkpoint Charlie


~ Travel to Potsdam, the location where the postwar administration divided up Germany in 1945, with a visit to Cecilienhof Palace


~ Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials tour Penetentiary Heidering, one of Germany's newest prisons with state-of-the-art design

~ Enjoy a stay in Dresden, once considered to be the most beautiful city in the world, where you'll have a guided tour of the city that will include such sites as the renovated Semper Opera House, the statue of Martin Luther, and the magnificent Zwinger Palace gardens, and explore the New Green Vault, one of Europe’s most impressive treasure museums

~ Depart by paddle steamer boat and enjoy stunning scenery as you journey down the Elbe River, where you'll pass historic German towns such as Pillnitz, Heidenau and Pirna before arriving in Saxon Switzerland National Park, a park known as a “city in stone” due to its eroded landscape and sandstone pinnacles

~ Disembark in the picturesque village of Stadt Wehlen deep in the Elbe Valley, and take a vintage-style Basteikraxler bus from the quaint Marktplatz to the Bastei viewing point, where you'll enjoy a short, easy stroll to the Basteibrücke Bridge, which sits over 600 feet above the valley floor, and view the rocky sandstone peaks of the park and the Elbe River Valley

~ Travel to Weimar, home of of Goethe, Nietzsche and Schiller, location of the beginnings of the Bauhaus architectural movement

~ Join a local guide for a
 tour through the plains, islands and seven hills of Bamberg, and wander through the historic Old Town of Bamburg, named a UNESCO World Heritage site, where you'll see the Bamberg Cathedral, and see why the town is known as “Little Venice"

~Delve into Germany’s medieval history with a visit Rothenburg, the most well-preserved walled Medieval town in Germany, including its Town Hall, Medieval Crime and Punishment Museum, and  the 500-year-old, hand-carved wooden altarpiece of St. Jakob's Church

~ Take a quick tour of Nuremburg, famous for its trials of WWII German War Criminals

~ Enjoy an expertly led guided tour of the Bavarian capital of Munich, where you'll see the Olympic Stadium, the fashionable Schwabing district and the Residenz; p
ay a visit to Nymphenburg Palace, and explore the Marienplatz, where you’ll see the city’s famed Glockenspiel

~ Celebrate Germany's Oktoberfest along the way, including Munich, where you'll sample Bavarian delicacies and down steins of Germany's domestic beers

~ Head into the mountains of Bavaria, to Oberammergau, site of the world-famous Passion Play, then on to Neuschwanstein, the storybook retreat of the Fairytale King Ludwig

~ Optional Excursion: World War II Walking Tour, featuring an insider’s tour of Berlin detailing the rise and fall of Hitler and the Third Reich ($59 pp)

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