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EUROPE | Munich, Nuremberg, Rothenburg, Bamberg, Berlin | 9 Days / 8 Nights


The Old Town Hall in Bamberg with the Regnitz River flowing under its bridge An idyllic castle in the mountains A town with cobblestone streets and storybook style stores A costumed Night Watchman blows a horn A pile of graffiti stencils, including one that reads
The Old Town Hall in Bamberg with the Regnitz River flowing under its bridge
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Explore the charming town of Bamberg as you discover the rich history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Travel through a country that celebrates its rich history while embracing a modern flare on this vacation where you'll walk the cobblestone streets of Rothenburg, a storybook town that is home to the medieval "Red Fortress," as well as Berlin's contemporary architectural marvels. You'll be immersed in the proud culture and traditions through activities where you'll make signature chocolates, create street art and you're your own twist to pretzel making. Plus, you'll step back into history with reflective tours of World War II locations that shaped world history.

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Nuremberg and Rothenburg

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodations: Hotel Eisenhut

Tudor-style buildings and shops line the cobblestone streets of Rothenburg's medieval old town area

Breakfast at the Hotel

Fuel up on a tasty breakfast for an active day ahead.

Nuremberg Courthouse Visit

See the historically significant Nuremberg Courthouse in Room 600 – where the Nuremberg trials were held.
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Nuremberg Culinary Tour

Take to the quaint cobblestone streets of this historic city where you’ll enjoy tasting items relevant to Nuremberg’s history, including spices, teas, gingerbread and fresh pretzels with butter. The tour culminates with some heavier samplings of meat, sausage and potatoes.

Journey to Rothenburg

Travel by motor coach to another picturesque town. A northern Bavarian village, Rothenburg contains an Old Town featuring half-timbered houses standing along cobblestone roads that make it seem straight out of a fairy tale. In fact, it was the inspiration for Pinocchio’s village in the 1940 Disney animated classic Pinocchio!

Check-in at the Hotel Eisenhut

Explore this first-class hotel that offers spectacular views of the romantic Tauber Valley as your Adventure Guides check you in. The Hotel Eisenhut is composed of 4 16th-century mansions that were once the homes of Rothenburg's wealthiest families. It is centrally located near Rothenburg Town Hall and close to some delightful Christmas shops and a doll and toy museum.

Dinner On Your Own in Rothenburg

Choose between casual and fine dining in beer gardens, cafes, inns and romantic restaurants. Enjoy German specialties including sausages, sauerkraut, local beer and wine from the vineyards near Rothenburg's Tauber River—or choose an establishment that offers an international menu. Ask your Adventure Guide to recommend the restaurant that best fits your family’s needs!

Night Walk with the Night Watchman

On this twilight tour, see Rothenburg in a whole new light! Follow a costumed Night Watchman as he leads you by the light of a lantern down the town's ancient cobblestone lanes and regales you with fantastical tales of the region.