Day 1: Arrival
Day 2: Munich attractions
Your tour guide will show you the attractions of the city centre like Marienplatz, Town hall and Koenigsplatz. Afterwards you will continue to Olympic Park and to the trendy Schwabing district. You’ll have time to enjoy lunch at a typical Bavarian brew pub. In the afternoon a visit at Nymphenburg Palace is on your agenda. The summer residence of the Bavarian ruling family of Wittelsbach. This baroque-style edifice is still basically decorated as it originally was in the 17th/18th centuries. As you continue on the trail of the Wittelsbach family, you will stop at MunichResidence, the main palace until 1918 and one of the most beautiful palaces in Europe. Spend the night and have your evening meal in Munich/Upper Bavaria.
Day 3: Day excursion to Chiemsee
Take a boat to the island of Herreninsel where a horse carriage will be waiting (seasonal) to take you up the hill to the luxurious palace of King Ludwig II. This special palace is located in the middle of the largest lake in Bavaria and has a modern museum which depicts the tragic life of Ludwig II.
You can eat lunch at a beautiful beer garden on the lakefront (or at a restaurant, depending on the weather). On the way back to Munich, stop in the idyllic village of Aying to tour the brewery and, of course, sample the locally brewed beer. Spend the night and have your evening meal in Munich/Upper Bavaria.
Day 4: “The fairy tale prince’s castle” – Neuschwanstein castle
The reclusive king Ludwig II built this castle between 1869 to 1886 “in the traditional romantic style of old German knight’s castles” in order to escape into a fantasy world away from the public, but after his death, it became the most visited castle in Europe. Spend the night and have your evening meal in Munich/Upper Bavaria.
Day 5: Oberammergau and Linderhof Palace
Take a tour of the town of Oberammergau with its picturesque centre square and where people buy tickets years in advance for the world famous Passion Play. Munch on a snack plate of local specialties during a tour of an open cheese factory where cheese is made using traditional methods. Your trip continues to Ettal Monastery (photo stop) and to Linderhof Palace where royalty used to hang out in the large paradise bedroom, by the Neptune fountain with its large plumes of water as well as in the palace gardens, a mini version of the gardens of Versailles. Spend the night and have your evening meal in Munich/Upper Bavaria.
Day 6: Departure
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PACKAGE PRICES 2023 using 4-star hotels
Minimum 30 full paying participants:
EUR 939.00 per person in double/twin room (USD 1,014.00 / CAD 1,343.00)
EUR 1,129.00 per person in single room (USD 1,219.00 / CAD 1,613.00)
Minimum 25 full paying participants:
EUR 999.00 per person in double/twin room (USD 1,079.00 / CAD 1,429.00)
EUR 1,189.00 per person in single room (USD 1,284.00 / CAD 1,699.00)
Minimum 20 full paying participants:
EUR 1,099.00 per person in double/twin room (USD 1,187.00 / CAD 1,572.00)
EUR 1,289.00 per person in single room (USD 1,392.00 / CAD 1,842.00)
Minimum 15 full paying participants:
EUR 1,309.00 per person in double/twin room (USD 1,413.00 / CAD 1,873.00)
EUR 1,499.00 per person in single room (USD 1,618.00 / CAD 2,143.00)