Jewels of Europe with Bavarian Highlights & Oberammergau

Start your 20 day combined land tour and cruise in the beautiful Bavarian city of Munich. Explore Salzburg and Vienna before your cruise from Budapest.

20 Days
Munich to Amsterdam
From (CAD)
$ 13,785
Dates & Pricing

2020 Munich > Amsterdam

Tour Map
Tour Code:
GOMA
Duration:
20 days
Departure City:
Munich
Return City:
Amsterdam

Selected Itinerary

20 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Munich

    Arrive in Munich and transfer to a centrally located hotel, where you’ll enjoy a two night stay. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director over a welcome drink to celebrate the start of a wonderful journey.

  2. Day 2 - Munich

    Explore the Bavarian city of Munich with your expert local guide who’ll help you discover the wonder of this fine city, including the Marienplatz, Glockenspiel and Viktualienmarkt.

    Tonight enjoy a sumptuous dinner of traditional German cuisine.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Oberammergau

    Today we journey to the town of Oberammergau. In 1633 the residents of the town vowed that if they were spared from the bubonic plague sweeping the region, they would produce a play for all time depicting the life and death of Jesus. Today you will have the privilege of attending a performance of this epic play.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Salzburg

    This morning, visit the majestic spires of Neuschwanstein Castle and discover some of its fascinating back-story before continuing to Salzburg for a stay at your luxurious hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  5. Day 5 - Salzburg > Vienna

    Today, enjoy a walking tour that includes locations used during the filming of ‘The Sound of Music’, as well as Mozart’s birthplace and residence. Then, continue to Vienna where you will enjoy an overnight stay at your centrally located hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Vienna > Budapest

    Transfer to Budapest & board your Scenic Space-Ship. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Budapest

    Freechoice

    Make the most of Budapest with a guided tour, or relax and unwind at the local Thermal Baths and Spa. Alternatively, take a hike to Buda Hill or experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Vienna

    As you cruise the mighty Danube, relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards Vienna.

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    Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein. Then be enthralled by an enchanting private classical evening concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart. With a special dedication to Beethoven as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Take a tour of Bratislava or Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, learn about Viennese coffee culture with a local expert, or explore Vienna on a cycling tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Dürnstein > Melk

    Freechoice

    Embark on a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk, or be guided through Melk’s magnificent 18th century Benedictine Abbey. Alternatively, visit the fairytale castle Burg Aggstein and learn about its impressive history while enjoying the views over the Danube.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Passau > Salzburg

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    Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place. This exclusive performance is based on the timeless movie of the same name. Enjoy an authentic Austrian lunch before an afternoon of humming along to some of the catchy classics.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Regensburg

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a walking tour of the city or board a local ferry and sail the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey. Or you could cycle to the Walhalla monument, or take an active walking tour to Thurn und Taxis Palace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Nuremberg

    Freechoice

    Explore the city on foot or visit moving WWII sites, or stay on board for a beer tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Bamberg

    Immerse yourself in the World Heritage-listed Old Town of Bamberg and walk the same cobbled streets as medieval traders once did.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Würzburg

    Freechoice

    Visit the Bishop’s Residenz Palace and sample some exquisite local wine. Alternatively, explore the famous Romantic Road, an important trade route during the Middle Ages, then take in the beautiful walled town of Rothenburg, a medieval gem overlooking the Tauber River.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Miltenberg

    Today is your opportunity to meet the locals of this quaint German town.

    Freechoice

    Visit a local monastery for a tour and insight into regional beer production or meet a winemaker and join him for a taste of his fine wines. Alternatively, join a Baron and Baroness and learn what it is like to be an aristocrat in the modern day, or opt to visit a local farming family and taste some of their home made produce, followed by a visit to a local producer for a Schnapps tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Rüdesheim > Rhine Gorge > Marksburg Castle

    Immerse yourself in charming Rüdesheim and board the Winzerexpress mini-train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Then, enjoy a cable car ride to the Niederwald Monument.

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    Delight in the ambience at Marksburg Castle and enjoy a magnificent medieval feast.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Cologne

    Freechoice

    Take a stroll through Cologne and get up close to the twin towers of the famous cathedral or learn of the city’s strong Jewish history. Alternatively, cycle to the charming village of Zons or visit Bonn, and learn about Ludwig Van Beethoven’s connection with this city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Amsterdam

    Freechoice

    Explore the city by bicycle or by foot. Alternatively, experience an iconic canal cruise or enjoy a slice of quintessential Holland at Zaanse Schans.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Amsterdam

    Depart after breakfast, taking wonderful memories with you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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