September 28-October 3, 2021
September 28 – October 3, 2021
Included Features & Highlights:
- Holiday Inn Munich City Center, 4 nights
- Breakfast Daily, (2) Dinners
- Hofbräuhaus Experience w/2 beer coupons
- Oktoberfest Tent & Table Reservation
- Oktoberfest Walking Tour
- Professional Local Guide
- Munich Walking Tour
- Private Coach Transportation
- Dachau Concentration Camp $69.00
- Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Castle $169.00
- Private Ulm, Germany Tour– TBD
September 28-29: Minneapolis to Munich (D)
Board your overnight flight to Munich, Germany.
The afternoon is free to explore on your own before joining your group for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
September 30, 2021: Munich (B)
Join your local guide for a walking tour historic Munich. Admire architectural wonders like the Old Town Hall, St Peter’s Church and the Munich Residenz. Stroll through the lively Viktualienmarkt and see the world-famous Hofbräuhaus beer hall. The balance of the afternoon is free to explore on your own or maybe join your local guide for an optional tour to Dachau Concentration Camp or a private visit to New Ulm, Minnesota’s sister city; Ulm, Germany.
Optional Dachau Concentration Camp Tour:
Take a guided tour of the camp’s cells, barracks and gas chamber, learn about Dachau’s role as Germany’s first concentration camp and read prisoners’ stories of the atrocities carried out under the Nazi regime. You’ll also have the opportunity to pay your respects at the poignant memorial site and watch an emotional documentary about the camp.
October 1, 2021: Oktoberfest (B)
Get an insider look at this world-famous event with your local guide. Starting with a narrated walk through the festival grounds and a spin on the Ferris learning more about the history and highlights of Munich’s Oktoberfest! Enjoy guaranteed seating with a VIP ticket in the festival’s biggest Hofbräu tent! Grab your seat and soak up the raucous festival culture while indulging in 2 liters of beer and a half a roast chicken — all included! Dance and experience the festivities at your leisure a ticket on S-Bahn in included for a return from Marienplatz to your hotel.
October 2, 2021: Munich (B, D)
Today is at leisure to return to the festivities or take an optional day tour to Linderhof and Neuschwanstein. After your day of festivities join your group for a farewell dinner a local restaurant.
Optional Full Day Tour:
Fairy Tale Castles; Linderholf & Neuschwanstein
Witness the fairy tale castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof, created by Germany’s 19th-century King Ludwig II.Admire Bavaria’s magnificent scenery as you journey into the countryside of southwest Bavaria famous for it’s beauty and crazy King Ludwig II’s castles.First stop is Linderhof, Ludwig’s rococo-style hunting lodge and last home. The smallest of the three palaces but the only one he lived to see completed.
Next stop is Neuschwanstein, a picture book clutch of turrets and chambers that inspired Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle.
A 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace built on a rugged hill overlooking the village of Hohenschwangau. After your tour you’ll enjoy free time in nearby Hohenschwangau village for lunch on your own and time to explore Neuschwanstein’s grounds.
October 3, 2021: Return Home (B)
After breakfast at your hotel transfer by private coach for your return flight home.
Holiday Inn Munich City Center
Superior 4 star hotel located a short walk or 5 minute S-Bahn ride from Munich’s main square, Marienplatz, in the heart of Old Town. Offering comfortable modern rooms with a restaurant and bar onsite this is a perfect hotel to relax and enjoy your stay in Munich.
*wifi is included in all rooms