Romantic Road

Tour highlights

  • Discover Rothenburg
  • Wine tasting
  • Cable car ride and river cruise
  • An excursion to the Fuggerei - the oldest social settlement in the world
  • Visit the medieval city of Nördlingen
  • Explore the fairytale castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangen
  • A visit to the Füssen museum
  • Stunning views from the AlpspiX lookout platform

Days 1 - 10: Netherlands to Rothenburg

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Days 1 - 2: Arrival at Gulperberg (H12)

Ease your way into the tour with a couple of nights stop over in the Netherlands, to meet your hosts and get to know your fellow tourers.

Day 3: Arrival at Rudesheim am Rhein (G08)

Arrive at your campsite and settle in. Join your fellow travellers and hosts for a welcome drink in the evening.

Day 4: Wine tasting and cable car ride

Walk into Rudesheim today and take the cable car over the town and its vineyards for a view from above. Then, later on, enjoy a trip around the vineyards on the Winegrower Express and indulge in a wine-tasting session to sample the local produce.

Day 5: River cruise and meal

Take a relaxing cruise along the river Rhein and take in the stunning scenery of the Rhein Valley with medieval castles and old villages along the way. Finish off the cruise with a lovely meal on board.

Day 6: Free time at your leisure

Why not head back into Rudesheim and visit one if its fascinating museums today?

Day 7: Arrival at Camping Wertheim

Leave Rudesheim today and travel along the Romantic Road to Camping Wertheim. Situated at the confluence of the rivers Taub and Main, this campsite enjoys a riverside location and close proximity to the picturesque town of Wertheim.

Day 8: Castle ruins

Enjoy an excursion today to visit the castle ruins of Wertheim. Take the rest of the day to explore this beautiful, old town at your leisure.

Day 9: Visit Rothenburg

Rothenburg is the quintessential Bavarian town, with its colourful buildings, cobbled streets and medieval architecture. Explore this charming town with a guided tour. 

Day 10: Free time at your leisure

A day to relax and do whatever you like. Perhaps check out the local wine festival which takes place at this time of year!

Days 11 - 20: Augsburg to Füssen

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Day 11: Arrival at Lech Camping

Continue on your journey to Lech Camping. A small, peaceful site on the outskirts of Augsburg with its own lake. Enjoy a welcome drink in the evening.

Day 12: An Excursion to the Fuggerei

A stay in Augsburg would not be complete without a visit to the Fuggerei. A fascinating settlement dating back to medieval times and still in use today, this is the oldest social housing project in the world. Created by 3 families in 1516, representatives of these 3 families still manage the complex today.

Day 13: A day trip to Nördlingen

Visit this impressive medieval city which boats Germany’s only completely preserved city wall. With a guided tour, learn all about this city’s intriguing history, walk along the city walls and learn about the ancient tradition of the Watchman’s cry.

Day 14: Enjoy a free day at your leisure 

Day 15: Travel to Camping Via Claudia, Lechbruck

Leave Lech camping today and travel to the alpine south. Settle in to your final campsite situated on the edge of Lake Lechsee and enjoy the stunning view.

Day 16: Schlosses Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau

Today, experience a true-life fairytale by visiting these two iconic Bavarian castles. Nestled up high on the mountainside, these two castles are very different but equally as fascinating as each other. Schloss Neuschwanstein was in fact the inspiration for the castle in Disney’s animated film ‘Sleeping Beauty’.

Day 17: AlpsiX lookout platform 

Get a truly unique and breathtaking perspective with a trip to the AlspiX observation deck near Garmisch-Partenkirchen. This amazing structure, extending 24 metres out from the cliff-face and situated above a 1000m vertical drop, allows for unrivalled views of the peaks of the Zugspitz region. 

Day 18: Enjoy a free day at your leisure 

Take a day to relax at the campsite or continue your exploration of the area’s surroundings. 

Day 19: The Füssen Museum

Today you will visit the fascinating Museum of the city of Füssen. This former monastery of the Benedictine Monks of St Mang is home to some of the most fascinating exhibits from Baroque Bavaria, including an impressive collection of lutes and violins, as well as its classic Baroque architecture with its majestic halls and formidable library.

Day 20: Final day at your leisure

Enjoy your last day at your own pace and end the holiday with a farewell meal in the evening.

 

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