Welcome to Germany, fairytale land of Europe. On arrival in Frankfurt, proceed to the station which is within the airport terminal itself and board your train to Heidelberg. The magnificent ruins of the 13th century neo gothic castle above the town add to the fairy tale setting that has inspired many composers, poets and painters over the centuries. On arrival, check-in to the hotel. Have a comfortable overnight stay in Heidelberg.
This morning, get set to tour Heidelberg Castle and stroll through the medieval town centre on your Heidelberg Tour. See the large courtyard, mighty terrace and the largest wine barrel in the world. Visit the medieval town centre to see the Church of the Holy Spirit, Old Bridge and Karlstor. Continue to Mannheim, a modern metropolis at the confluence of the River Neckar and Rhine. See the Water Tower and Friedrichs Place and the Rosegarden Centre. Later proceed to the station to board your train to Freiberg. Comfortably stay overnight in Freiburg.
Spend the day at leisure exploring the famous Black Forest. Deeply rooted in its traditional culture and possibly best known as the home of the cuckoo clock, the Black Forest is an area of mountains and forests. Return for a comfortable overnight in Freiberg.
This morning, travel to Cologne and check-in to your hotel. Situated on the banks of the River Rhine, it is one of Germany's oldest cities. Later, experience the impressive landscape of Cologne's old town on the River Rhine Cruise. This cruise is a perfect way to experience what the city has to offer. Enjoy the beautiful views of the city's most famous sights such as the Cathedral. Also cruise to the South, the former fishing village of Rodenkirchen and then head on to the fairground, where you can enjoy wonderful panoramic views of the city's shoreline. Enjoy an overnight stay in Cologne.
Today proceed on a city tour of Cologne. Discover the metropolis on the Rhine and enjoy a walking tour of the old town with its medieval city gates and magnificent Roman churches and buildings. Visit the magnificent Cologne Cathedral, the city's most famous landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, continue to the Chocolate Museum for a journey through 3000-year of cultural history of chocolates. Stay overnight in Cologne.
Get up to a bright morning, and after enjoying your breakfast, travel by train to Frankfurt. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure OR you can choose to go for an optional city tour of Frankfurt. Stay overnight in Frankfurt.
After enjoying breakfast, check-out of your hotel and proceed to the Frankfurt Airport in a private vehicle to board your return flight.