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The Tastes of Belgium and Germany (12 Days)

Journey to where it all began for a taste of Old World brews and chews. On this culinary adventure, you’ll travel through Belgium and Germany, from enchanting Bruges, along the Rhine River, through medieval Bamberg, to lively Munich. Be sure to bring your appetite as you treat your taste buds to strong Belgian ales, as well as the best of regional favorites: sausages, mustards, and of course, chocolate. On this culinary adventure, discover crisp local beers whose recipes date back hundreds of years, eat mouth-watering fare and live the traditions that make Bavaria such a celebrated destination.

Your Edventure Includes
  • Round trip airfare from SFO or LAX (price may vary based on additional gateway choice)
  • 10 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 lunches
  • 6 three-course dinners with beer or wine
  • Private deluxe motor coach
  • Transportation (planes, trains, boats, etc.) on tour
  • Full-time tour coordinator
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Select admissions with priority entry
  • St. Gilles/Forest Prisons (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only) 

Government House in Brussels



Historic Ghent

Cologne's Famous Cathedral

Bamburg's "Little Venice"

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Price: $5,418.00 (2019) based on double occupancy, plus optional $429.00 premium trip protection*

Next Departures:

October 2019 (BEGR1019)
May 2020 (BEGR0520)
August 2021 (BEGR0821)
May 2022 (BEGR0522)
July 2022 (BEGR0722)
August 2022 (BEGR0822)

Contact us for exact departure dates

Edventure Highlights Include:

~ Welcome Dinner

~ Bruges, as a local guide leads a walking tour of the Market Square, Burg Square and the Belfry, an iconic 13th-century bell tower

~ A tour of the De Halve Mann brewery, a family-run business for over a hundred years, located in the heart of Bruges, as well as dinner, where all three courses are paired with appropriate beers

~ A stop to admire the Beguinage, a UNESCO World Heritage, now home to an order of Benedictine nuns, the romantic Minnewater, “lake of love”, and some of the many chocolate shops lining the streets of this enchanting town

~ The historic city of Ghent for a tasting tour with a local guide, for samples of specialties of the region, including ganda ham, pralines, cheese, Tierenteyn mustard, and its famed local Gruut beer

~ A stop at the Huyghe Brewery, home of the world-famous Delirium Ale, for a tour and tasting

~ Prison de St. Gilles/Prison de Forest (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only) 

~ Tour through Brussels, the city that serves as the headquarters of the European Union, the elegant Baroque houses of the Grand Place, and iconic city landmarks, such as Manneken Pis, Palais de Justice and the 18th-century Place Royale

~ A visit to the Cantillon Brewery to sample lambic, gueuze, faro and kriek beers while learning about the brewing process

~ A lesson to prepare a traditional Belgian meal taught by a professional chef, along with dinner

~Travel through Wallonia to the Maredsous Abbey, where monks continue the Benedictine brewing tradition, and sample a variety of different brews and cheeses after a tour of the monastery

~ A tasting of the famous Rochefort Trappist Monk beer in the charming town of Dinant, and visit a local bakery, the Maison Collard, to sample the town’s famous hard biscuits

~ A cruise up the Rhine River from Boppard to St. Goars, with views of its many castles and vineyards, including a stop at a vineyard for a wine-tasting and dinner

~ The Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage-protected region famous for its castles, historic towns and vineyards, including the picturesque village of Rudesheim am Rhein, with a stroll of its historic alleyways of the pub-lined Drosselgasse

~ The medieval city of Wurzburg for a brief guided tour of the Baroque Residence Palace, another UNESCO-recognized site, before continuing on to Bamberg, for a tour of the Bamberg Cathedral and surrounding Domplatz, the Baroque New Palace, Old Town Hall, and the quaint fisherman’s village of "Little Venice"

~ Dinner and a tasting of the local favorite Rauchbier, a smoky beer that is a specialty of the region, at a local Bamburg tavern

~ A motorcoach tour of the capital of Bavaria, Munich with a local guide to see such sights as the Gothic Frauenkirche church, the Viktualienmarkt, the Residenz, the Schwabing District, and the Marienplatz, location of the famed Glockenspiel

~ An expertly led tour of the Andechs Brewery, where monks have brewed beer in the Benedictine tradition for centuries, with a visit to Andechs Monastery, home to the oldest pilgrimage church in Bavaria

~ One more beer tasting at a typical Bavarian beer hall

Tour Activity Estimates
 Average Daily Walking: 2 Hours
Average Activity Level: Easy to Moderate (mostly flat terrain, including paved and unpaved roads, cobblestone streets, and some hills and stairs)

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