Trips to Heidelberg and the Neckar Valley

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    This Trip's Top Experiences:

  • Architecture
  • Food and Wine
Fly into: Frankfurt Fly out of: Frankfurt
Total Duration: 7 days

See the best of West Germany's castles with this itinerary. It starts in Koblenz's Festung Ehrenbreitstein and moves through the three castles in the St. Goar region and the academic treasures of Heidelberg, before finishing at the castle-hotel in Neckarzimmern, the Burg Hornberg. This trip offers some of Germany's best castles, with plenty of local wine to make the learning fun.

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    This Trip's Top Experiences:

  • Food and Wine
  • Art and Culture
  • History
Fly into: Munich Fly out of: Strasbourg
Total Duration: 14 days

To satisfy your deepest craving for Old World atmosphere, this itinerary explores the picturesque and beautiful provinces that straddle the border between Germany and France. From the Bavarian capital of Munich, we head west through Heidelberg and Baden-Baden's old-fashioned German castles and spa. Then to Strasbourg, an irresistible mix of medieval houses and modern Parliament buildings. Finish by tippling your way down the Alsatian Wine Road.

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    This Trip's Top Experiences:

  • Natural Beauty
  • History
  • Great River Cruise
  • Architecture
  • Art and Culture
Fly into: Amsterdam Fly out of: Zürich
Total Duration: 7 days

This tried-and-true river cruise itinerary takes you through a long cross-section of Europe. Touching the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Switzerland, it allows you to experience the Rhine's best, from the leafy canals of Amsterdam to the contemporary art mecca of Basel.

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    This Trip's Top Experiences:

  • Art and Culture
  • Food and Wine
  • Museums
  • History
  • Nightlife
Fly into: Munich Fly out of: Frankfurt
Total Duration: 14 days

This trip focuses on the best of Germany's southern region. From the bustling beer gardens of Munich to the financial buzz of Frankfurt, along the way you'll see the old-fashioned pomp of Augsburg, the scholarly focus of Heidelberg, and the perfectly preserved streets of Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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