Bavaria - a fabulous land of mountains and green meadows, neat painted houses, immersed in flowers, blue lakes, majestic castles and pretty villages. We’ll guide you through one of the most famous and picturesque tourist routes in Germany: "Alpine Road", winding like a snake between the mountain peaks of Southern Bavaria. You will discover the historical heritage of cities, the original charm of rural spaces and the world of immense mountain landscapes.
Bavaria will charm you!
Chiemsee – Schliersee – Benediktbeurn – Walchensee – Zugspitze – Eibsee – Garmisch- Partenkirchen – Ettal – Neuschwanstein – Oberammergau – Allgäu – Lindau (Lake Constance)
Day 1 - Arrival
Arrival in your ***/**** hotel in Munich / Rosenheim area, dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – Chiemsee, Bavarian sea
Highlights of the day: a boat trip to Herreninsel and visit of Herrenchimsee castle, visit of the Augustiner monastery – lunch at the restaurant – boat trip to Fraueninsel, visit of Monastery, return by boat to Prin am Chiemsee. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Idilliac villages and lakes
Neubeuern is a typical Upper Bavarian country: the lakes and mountains of the region are just a short distance away and the tranquility of the place, combined with the beauty of the landscape, make it an ideal destination for a holiday of pure relaxation (stroll through the Marketplace and the Schloss).
By the way to Schliersee, visit to Nussdorf am Inn one of “the most beautiful villages in Europe”.
The Schliersee, one of the most famous and beautiful lakes in Upper Bavaria, Visit of Markus Wasmeier museum, appetizers or lunch and beer tasting at the museum’s restaurant.
Visit to Bad-Tölz, a famous tourist and thermal resort.
The Benediktbeuern Abbey was one of the major religious and cultural centers of medieval Germany, famous in the world for the "Carmina Burana" that the monks collected in the Middle Ages in a code. Visit of the abbey and a coffee-break with home made pastry.
Then, through Kochelsee and Walchelsee we go to the hotel in Garmish area, dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Zugspitze, Ettal and Oberammergau
Garmisch-Partenkirchen was founded in 1935 by the union of the two towns of Garmisch and Partenkirchen, it hosted the Winter Olympics (1936) and the Alpine Ski World Cup (1978 and 2011), making it the most famous ski resort in Germany and among the most renowned in Europe.
Transfer to Eibsee, train from Eibsee to Zugspitze summit, free time on the top of the mountain – return by cable car and free time for a lunch at the lake.
Then we’ll visit Benedictine abbey of Ettal, famous for its Baroque interiors and a prestigious high school.
Visit of the monastery, cheese and beer tasting,
Visit to Oberammergau, one of the postcard attractions of Bavaria and owes its fame to the frescoed houses, to its carvers and to the representation of the Passion of Christ.
Dinner and overnight (Füssen area).
Day 5 – Neuschwanstein and Allgäu
Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the symbols of Bavaria in the world. It is the castle of fables par excellence, built by the "king of tales" Ludwig II of Bavaria. Visit of the castle. Then we’ll drive through landscapes of Allgäu, region famous for its Emmental cheese production. Cheese tasting in one of the farms.
Dinner and overnight
Day 6 - Lindau and Constance Lake
Visit to Lindau, and two islands of Constance Lake: Mainau and Reichenau and its ancient Benedictine abbey. Mainau Island is a "flowering island" notable for its parks and gardens and Reichenau is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Day 7 - Departure
Buffet breakfast and departure