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Munich & the Black Forest

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  • Experience the enchanting Bavarian region of Germany on this 6-night guided group holiday.
  • Stay 3 nights in Munich & 3 nights in the town of Karlsruhe nestled in Germany’s famous Black Forest.
  • Discover the cities of Salzburg, Munich & Freiburg with guided walking tours from an expert, local guide.
  • Explore the Black Forest & Lake Mummelsee, a cirque lake from the last ice age, on a full day excursion.
  • Take in scenic views on a panoramic train journey through Bavaria’s charming countryside.
  • Enjoy plenty of leisure time to sightsee at your own pace with tips from your guide.

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Your Guided Group Holiday To Munich & the Black Forest 

Travel with us to the setting of many a Grimm fairy-tale and birthplace of the Cuckoo Clock, Germany’s Black Forest & the magical city of Munich. Our journey begins in Munich, the largest city of Bavaria, located north of the Bavarian Alps on the banks of River Isar. We’ll enjoy a half day city tour and free time to appreciate Munich’s impressive squares, markets and world famous beer houses. Next, we’ll take a scenic train journey from Munich to the town of Karlsruhe in Southwest Germany, the base for the second half of our holiday and the perfect location from which to explore the Black Forest and its picturesque towns. From here, we’ll enjoy excursions to the 19th century spa town of Baden-Baden, the idyllic Lake Mummelsee and the “Jewel of the Black Forest”, Freiburg.

Trip Itinerary

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Activity Level: Leisurely

Day
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Travel to Germany

Arrive in Munich

Upon arrival in Munich, Germany, you will be met by your friendly local guide who will assist you in the transfer to your hotel.

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Munich City Tour

Guided City Tour of Munich

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After breakfast you will take a city tour with a local guide to discover the major and most beautiful sights of Munich. The tour will include King's Square with its three temple buildings in the classical Greek style, the Pinakotheken Art Museums, the Hall of Generals, Prinzregenten Street lined by the House of Arts, the Bavarian National Museum and the Angel of Peace monument, the elegant buildings and shops along Maximilian Street, the Maximilianeum, the National Opera House, the Royal Palace, Marienplatz Square and the medieval city gates. You will also stop at the traditional Viktualienmarkt, an open air food market with colourful outdoor stalls that takes place daily in the square in the centre of Munich.

Free Time at Leisure

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The afternoon will be free to spend at your leisure. Your guide will be delighted to suggest some activities to suit your interests.

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Salzburg

Walking Tour of Salzburg

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After breakfast, travel by coach to the picturesque city of Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the city while also taking in some of the views of the Eastern Alps.

Free Time at Leisure

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The afternoon can be enjoyed at your own pace to stroll the charming alleys or visit some of Salzburg's churches, or simply relax in one of Salzburg's traditional cafés before taking your coach back to Munich.

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Karlsruhe

Train Journey to Karlsruhe

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Following breakfast, you will be transferred to Munich Central Station for your train ride to Karlsruhe (approx. 3-3.5hrs). This train journey brings you through the northern Black Forest's charming countryside. Upon arrival in Karlsruhe, you will be transferred by coach to your hotel with assistance.

Free Time at Leisure

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In the afternoon you will have free time to explore or shop at your own leisure. Your local guide will be happy to offer suggestions of activities to suit your interests. You could visit the striking Botanical Gardens in the centre of Karlsruhe surrounded by historical structures such as an orangery, greenhouses, a winter garden and the State Art Gallery Karlsruhe.

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Baden-Baden, Black Forest & Lake Mummelsee

Walking Tour of Baden-Baden

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After breakfast, travel by coach to the world famous spa town of Baden-Baden, reputed for its salt- and radon-rich thermal hot springs. Enjoy a guided walking tour of Baden-Baden's highlights including the Kurhaus, Augusta Square, the Colonnades and Lichtental Alley.

Trip to the Black Forest & Lake Mummelsee

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In the afternoon, embark on a scenic drive along the Black Forest Ridgeway, offering spectacular views of the Black Forest and its unparalleled richness of natural scenery. Your final stop is the idyllic Lake Mummelsee, which is one of the few cirque lakes in the Black Forest remaining from the ice age. Due to its unusual location and beautiful natural setting, many tales featuring water nymphs and an underwater king grew up around this legendary lake. Here, you can buy some traditional Black Forest souvenirs such as the cuckoo clock or enjoy a piece of the famous Black Forest cake.

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Freiburg

Walking Tour of Freiburg

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After breakfast, travel by coach to the vibrant university city of Freiburg, situated at the foot of the Black Forest’s wooded slopes and vineyards, for a guided walking tour of city centre (entrance to Cathedral included). Freiburg, also known as the “Jewel of the Black Forest”, is home to one of Germany’s oldest universities and a Gothic sandstone cathedral. Be captured by its medieval old town, charming gabled town houses, cobblestone lanes and cafe-rimmed plazas.

Free Time at Leisure

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In the afternoon you will be free to explore the city at your own pace. We recommend taking a cable car up Schlossberg Mountain to get to the lookout tower on top, where astounding views of the Black Forest, Freiburg and the Vosges mountain range in France await.

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Return Home

Depart Germany

Time to say 'auf Wiedersehen' to Germany. Transfer from your hotel, with guide assistance, for your return flight home.

* We aim to operate your tour itinerary according to the format shown. Occasionally, local conditions and unexpected events may result in adjustments to the planned schedule. We kindly ask for your understanding and flexibility in the event of any changes

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Karlsruhe  Germany

ACHAT Plaza Karlsruhe

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Achat Karlsruhe has a prime location in the heart of the city, just a 10 minute walk from Karlsruhe Castle and with a convenient tram station close by. Guest rooms are comfortable and well equipped, …

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Quiet, but at the same time close to the city centre, the pleasantly decorated Leonardo Hotel & Residenz München is conveniently situated in the South-East of Munich, near the underground station…

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Know before you go

Will I be met at the airport?

You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.

Do I need a Visa?

Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements

What if there is an emergency?

We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.

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