Eastern Route

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Spring Trip: May 17 – 28, 2020

Package for 12 days and 11 nights: approximately $2,700 per person for double room occupancy (exact price depending on number of participants)
Single occupancy: add $600 to package

The tour starts and ends at either Tegel or Schönefeld Airport. We’ll arrange transfer from the airport to your hotel. On day 11, we’ll drive you directly to your airport hotel at either airport from which you’ll depart the following day.

Included:
~~ All the benefits of our Trip Features:
Small group size, daily guided tours, transportation, accommodation in unique
hotels, breakfast, first dinner, one concert
~~ Transfer to and from the airport in Germany

Not included:
~~ Flight to/from Berlin
~~ Dinners except the first night in Berlin
~~ Lunches

Your non-refundable deposit of $600 is due when you make your reservation. The remainder of the fee is due 45 days before the day of departure.

Accommodations:
You will stay in 3 or 4-star hotels that were carefully chosen to fit with the historical setting of the place you’re visiting.

  • 3 nights in a modern boutique hotel with an avant-garde flair within walking distance of Berlin’s central historic district
  • 2 nights in a beautifully renovated hotel, originally built in the 1600s, on the historic market square of Quedlinburg
  • 3 nights in a comfortable hotel in the heart of Erfurt’s old quarter, steps from the medieval bridge Krämerbrücke (“peddler bridge”) lined with shops
  • 2 nights in a luxurious modern Baroque hotel in the center of Dresden
  • 1 night in a hotel near the airport in Berlin

Tour Highlights

  • A cruise on the Spree River
  • Two full days to explore Berlin’s rich culture and history
  • A tour of Frederick the Great’s famous palace Sanssouci (“without worries”) and its Baroque gardens
  • A visit to medieval Quedlinburg with its thousand years of history
  • A trip through the beautiful, forested hills of Thuringia, including a drive up the Rosstrappe Mountain for dramatic views over the Bode Gorge
  • Three nights in Erfurt, the beautiful and well-preserved medieval city where Martin Luther studied
  • A full day in Eisenach to trace the footsteps of Martin Luther and Johann Sebastian Bach
  • A visit to Weimar to learn about German cultural heroes and the Bauhaus
  • A taste of Leipzig, a new artistic hotspot, Bach’s city for 27 years, and home of many former GDR sights
  • A visit to Dresden known as the Venice of the North
  • A hike in Saxon Switzerland to admire the bizarre shapes of the Elbe sandstone mountains
  • Opportunities to shop, enjoy food and drink, and relax all along the way

 

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