Best Honeymoon Destinations Guide

14 Day Best of Germany Austria Honeymoon Package, Germany

Budget : Luxury
Price : On Request
Duration : 13 Nights and 14 Days
Itinerary: Austria, Berlin, Europe, Germany, Munich
Germany

Germany

Photo Credit- Luke Ma
Germany is a beautiful European country that consists of a plethora of culture and traditions woven together. Germany is also a popular honeymoon destination in Europe known for fairy tale settings, fascinating museum and palaces, pristine beaches, silk and enchanting cities, packed shopping streets and a wide range of cultural points of interests. Austria is another beautiful European country located in the neighborhood of Germany and blessed with picturesque landscapes, rich history and culture and welcoming locals making it a an ideal destination for a romantic getaway. This 14 day special honeymoon package covers many of Germany's greatest scenic and cultural highlights including vibrant capital city Berlin, Munich combining rich folkloric tradition ions with the amenities of cosmopolitan city. Apart from Germany, this tour will also take you to the breathtakingly beautiful Austria and then head to legendary Heidelberg and ultimately to the Romantic Rhine Valley, where you will be staying in an original medieval castle towering over the magnificent Rhine Valley. This honeymoon package will left  you with the most romantic and memorable moments of your life with your beloved one that you will cherish for the lifetime.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : ARRIVAL IN BERLIN

Your personal tour guide will be welcoming you after your arrival at Berlin International Airport. A DD limousine will take you in a gentle 45min drive into Berlin‘s city centre while you gather your first impressions of Germany‘s vibrant capital city. You will be checking in at a wonderful hotel located directly next to famous Brandenburg Gate.

Berlin Discovery

After some refreshments your local DD Distinct Scout will take you for a first discovery tour of Berlin. You will be walking through history-making Brandenburg Gate, pass by Reichstag building and Angela Merkel‘s Chancellery. We‘ll discover Berlin‘s beating heart around Gendarmenmarkt and stroll along elegant ,Unter den Linden‘ Boulevard.

Dinner
For dinner we will steer towards the secret watering hole of Berlin‘s political elite. With a little luck you listen to a few men and women debating how to save the Euro while indulging on some German delicacies.

Day 2 : BERLIN

It is hard to walk in Berlin without stumbling upon history on every footstep. A special DD history guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel and take you on an insightful and electrifying tour through Berlin‘s turbulent history

Berlin History (1): Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

Berlin was the command center of Germany‘s Nazi regime from 1933 till 1945. You will get to see monuments still testament of former Nazi grandeur and early triumphs. We will see the remains of Hitler‘s Reichs Chancellery and Gestapo headquarters. We will take you to hidden Nazi bunkers and delve into Berlin‘s underground, where regular Berliners tried to survive Allied fire power. We will trace the gloomy path of Berlin Jews that led to deportation and death.

And finally, you will get to stand on the site of Hitler‘s Führerbunker where Hitler and his cronies were at long last vanquished in the face of approaching Allied troops.

Your Distinct History Guide will be perfect company, bringing history alive with the insider story, tragic tales and encyclopedic knowledge.

Trendspotting Tour of Berlin (afternoon)

Attracting artists from all over the world Berlin is oozing creativity from its every pore. A DD trendscout will navigate you through Berlin‘s pulsating arts and fashion scene. You will be stepping into the workshops of young artists in Kreuzberg, or meet young fashionmakers in their 5th floor backyard ateliers. We may step into artsy galleries and discover some of Berlin‘s hippest shops.

Dinner

We plan for dinner at one of Berlin‘s trendiest restaurants. You would never expect one of Berlin‘s yummiest dining places behind the graffiti-covered brick walls of this former industrial warehouse.

Day 3 : BERLIN

Your Distinct History Guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel after breakfast.

Berlin History (2): The Berlin Wall & Cold War Dramas

We will begin at Brandenburg Gate where jubilant Berliner stood celebrating that joyous night in 1989 when the Berlin Wall suddenly crumbled. We will be visiting the remnants of ill-famed Wall ripping through Berlin from 1961 till 1989 and walk across Checkpoint Charlie, where American and Russian tanks faced each other at gunpoint at the height of the Cold War.

A spectacular lunch occasion will be waiting for you in the glass dome on top of the Reichstag Building.

Afternoon

Explore Museum Island – a UNESCO world heritage site – hosting 5 of Germany‘s finest museums. Pergamon Museum displays the giant original Gate of Babylon, excavated by German archeologist and brought to Berlin in the late 19th century.
Or simply board a ship cruising the Spree River and soak in Berlin‘s famous sights. Time permitting still stroll through trendy Prenzlauer Berg with its lovely shops and quaint street cafés.

Dinner

Depending on your appetite we will be heading to Germany‘s finest fish restaurant or mingle with locals in charming Berlin street restaurant serving local fare.

If you like your DD Scout will forge further plans for the night to come: move on to one of Berlin coolest bars or end a long day enjoying the fabulous piano player in the lobby of Adlon Hotel.

Day 4 : BERLIN AND FLIGHT TO MUNICH

Your Distinct Scout will meet you in the lobby of your hotel after breakfast for a Kiez (local lingo for „neighborhood“) discovery tour.

Berlin‘s Kiezes, such as Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain or Prenzlauer Berg have always been Berlin‘s authentic soul and now form the city‘s pulsating heart. Soak up the atmosphere amidst innovative galleries, original boutiques and eateries and you‘ll see Berlin‘s most creative, young, lively and sometimes extravagant facet. Definitely the best way to experience Berlin‘s unique lifestyle – like a local!

Ideally we‘ll explore Berlin‘s hip neighborhoods by scooter, allowing us to cover greater distance in this short window of time.

For lunch we will certainly find a cool, probably formerly communist street café where leftist students and poets meet over quinoa casserole and double shot macchiatos.

Departure to Munich

Your DD Distinct Guide will be accompanying you to the airport for your transfer flight to Munich.

Arrival in Munich

Your local DD Distinct Scout will be welcoming you at Munich Airport after your arrival scheduled at 6.10 p.m.

A DD limousine will take you to you to your charming hotel in the heart of the city.

Munich Discovery Tour

After some refreshments at your hotel your Munich Distinct Guide will take you for a first discovery tour of Munich.

Munich uniquely combines its rich folkloristic traditions with the blessings of a modern and elegant city. Get immersed by Munich’s charming city center and its mediterranean-style atmosphere. Walk across busy Marienplatz, absorb Munich‘s pulsating street life or take a glance at one of the city‘s wonderful baroque churches.

Dinner

Dinner and perhaps oompah music at one of Munich‘s traditional brew houses.

Day 5 : MUNICH

Munich Discovery Tour (continued)

Set out for the discovery of Munich‘s highlights as well as its hidden gems. Stroll across Viktualienmarkt where local merchants offer their yummy fare, ascend to the top of Frauenkirche‘s church tower and marvel at the wonderful views of Munich and the Alps. Visit famous „Residenz“, the city residence of Bavarian kings with its awe-inspiring baroque interior.

Why not take a break at „Alte Pinakothek“ for the best cake in town. You can then still decide whether you want to see the original Leonardo Da Vinci (one of just 22 oevres worldwide) upstairs.

Munich‘s charming neighborhoods

After a light lunch in a typical Munich beer garden you may want to hop onto your bicycles and head for Englischer Garten where Munichers relax, pic-nic and play. We then move on to discover Munich‘s many charming neighborhoods such as Gärtnerviertel, Schwabing or Lehel.

Nymphenburg Castle

Nymphenburg Castle used to be the summer residence of Bavarian Kings until monarchy ended in 1918. The magnificent setting of the castle with its Versailles-style gardens as well as its baroque interior make this one of Munich‘s most fascinating attractions.

Dinner

Dinner at a local restaurant according to your preference. We gladly assist with recommendations and reservations.

Day 6 : EAGLE’S NEST

Munich to Berchtesgaden

After breakfast you will commence your scenic drive through Southern Germany. You we will be heading South towards Berchtesgaden near the border to Austria. On the way you may want to stop at Abbey Andechs, where monks have been brewing delicious Bavarian beer for the last 600 years or so.

Berchtesgaden & Eagle‘s Nest

In the early afternoon you will be arriving in Berchtesgaden. From Berchtesgaden you will be heading to Obersalzberg and rise to infamous Eagle‘s Nest, Hitler‘s private mountain residence, daringly perched on a mountain summit.

We will arrange for an English language guided tour bringing alive the history of this significant site, where Hitler and his Nazi cronies met to forge their sinister plans leading to WW II and the darkest days of German history.

Berchtesgaden to Salzburg

Only a few miles from Berchtesgaden you will be crossing the border to Austria and shortly after you will arrive in Salzburg, not only the setting of the famous Sound of Music movie but also the wonderful hometown of master composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Dinner
Enjoy Austrian cuisine and the best views in town in a wonderful restaurant overlooking the Old City of Salzburg.

Day 7 : SALZBURG

After breakfast you‘ll set out for the discovery of the fascinating city of Salzburg, one of Europe‘s loveliest cities that has been declared a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site in 1997. Visit Mozart‘s birth house and residence and get immersed by the artistic footprint the famous artist had on his hometown. Stroll through the historic old city center acclaimed as one of the loveliest town centres in all of Europe, or rise to imposing Hohensalzburg fortress, towering over the city.

Sound of Music Tour

The Sound of Music Tour is probably Salzburg‘s most popular tour. A true must for everybody who grew up watching the Sound of Music film – still regularly amongst the Top 10 of all time movie favorites!

In the comfort of a bus you will be visiting many of the scenic locations where the movie was filmed, from the Trapp family home to the wedding church at Mondsee Cathedral. On your way you will not only be listening to the movie‘s original sound track but also get to see the scenic highlights of Salzburg and its surroundings.

The sound of music tour starts 2 p.m . and lasts approx. 4 h.

Evening Performance

Since in Salzburg you stumble upon music on every footstep we recommend attending a performance either at the famous Salzburger Schlosskonzerte, at the legendary puppet theater or a performance of classical Mozart music at Hohensalzburg Castle.

Day 8 : SALZBURG TO OBERAMMERGAU

Lake Königsee

On our way from Salzburg to Oberammergau we will make a wonderful excursion to lovely Lake Königsee. We will board an elegant electric boat criss-crossing the green waters of Germany‘s highest lake towards stunning St. Bartholomäe chapel.

Königssee to Oberammergau

From Lake Königssee you‘ll continue your journey through the picturesque alpine part of Bavaria. Alongside the foothills of the majestic Alps, you will be passing lovely lakes Tegernsee and Walchensee as well as countless quaint Bavarian villages.

Pause at the small town of Murnau – where Wassily Kandinsky and his fellow painters lived and established the Blaue Reiter (Blue Rider) movement.

Arrival in Oberammergau

In the early afternoon you will arrive in Oberammergau, where we will reserve a room in a wonderful hotel for you. Oberammergau is not only home to the world-famous Passion Play (regretfully, the grandiose play takes place only every 10 years) but is also a quintessentially chocolate box alpine village.

Dinner

Dinner at the traditional Hotel Restaurant

Day 9 : NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE & LINDERHOF PALACE

After breakfast you will set out for one of the ultimate highlights of your trip – Neuschwanstein castle.

Neuschwanstein Castle private tour

While everybody else will be visiting the castle in large audio-guided groups amongst thousands of daily visitors you will have the privilege of having one of the wolds‘s most grandiose castles all for yourself: A personal expert guide will give you a private tour of Neuschwanstein before the droves of tourists arrive. You‘ll discover the squiggly inside of grandiose Neuschwanstein Castle, take a glance at the royal chambers of late King Ludwig of Bavaria and enjoy the splendid views from the castle‘s towers.

Around Neuschwanstein Castle

Walk up to Marienbrücke for some breath-taking perspectives of Neuschwanstein majestically towering over Lake Alpsee. Descend via specatcular Poellath Gorge and return to the shores of lovely Lake Alpsee located just underneath the castle and idle in the Lake café, hire a rowing boat or take a glance at the local tourist shops.

Linderhof Palace

On our way back to Oberammergau we will pass charming Linderhof Palace – our favorite amongst King Ludwig‘s castles where Ludwig was able to implement all his romantic inspirations – ranging from Versailles-style gardens to his private Venus Grotto where he listened to Wagner music while rowing in his golden swan-shaped boat. An exceptional privately guided tour of the palace will provide access to astounding rooms and anecdotes unavailable to the regular visitor.

Dinner

Have dinner in the former forester‘s lodge where late King Ludwig use to rest – unknown to most tourists it has been converted into a charming local restaurant.

Day 10 : LAKE CONSTANCE

Oberammergau to Lake Constance

Start your morning enjoying some final views when passing once again Neuschwanstein Castle on your way to Lake Constance.

Lake Constance

For the next two hours you will be cruising West until you reach lovely Lake Constance, situated on the border with Austria and Switzerland, boasting wonderful views of snow-covered Alpine summits. Arriving in Lindau, one of the charming towns snuggled along its shores you will be checking in at your nice hotel near the shores of Lake Constance.

Lindau

Discover the quaint old town center of Lindau, pouse at one of the many lakeside cafés with iced coffee and a slice of local cake. If you like you can board one of the majestic white Lake Constance ferry boats and cruise on Lake Constance towards Bregence in Austria or to Friedrichshafen, home-town of the legendary zeppelin airships and take a look at the interesting Zeppelin museum.

Day 11 : ROMANTIC ROAD & ROTHENBURG

Romantic Road to Augsburg

Today, you‘ll commence your drive along Bavaria‘s most scenic road – the Romantic Road. You will be heading North to Augsburg, with its picturesque little streets and streams and Nördlingen, famous for its entirely circular ancient city wall. After a light afternoon snack in the pretty town of Dinkelsbühl with its cobblestoned streets and half-timbered houses you will reach Rothenburg.

Rothenburg

Rothenburg is Germany‘s best-preserved and prettiest medieval town and essentially has retained the same look and feel as it probably had in the 1600s. After check-in at your lovely traditional Rothenburg hotel you will set out for a discovery tour of the town‘s narrow streets, walk along its ancient city wall and explore the many charming corners of this medieval treasure chest.

Dinner

Dinner at a traditional Rothenburg restaurant

Night Watchman of Rothenburg

Meet your medieval knight, in authentic dress, who will guide you with his lantern through the town’s narrow lanes and share heroic tales of the shrewd Rothenburgers and their efforts defending the city against many aggressors’ fruitless campaigns.

Day 12 : HEIDELBERG

Your Distinct Scout will meet you in the lobby of your hotel after breakfast.

Rothenburg to Heidelberg

After a 2 hour drive through the natural landscape of the Odenwald low mountain range you will be arriving in Heidelberg, one of Germany‘s prettiest cities nestled on the shores of River Neckar.

Arrival in Heidelberg

Check-in at Heidelberg‘s finest hotel combining five star service with the charm of a century-old building. Heidelberg, left unharmed in WWII, is famous for its impressive „Schloss“ overlooking the Neckar Valley and its 700 year old university. With its baroque city center, picturesque nooks and crannies and the river calmly flowing under the Old Bridge it is simply an extraordinarily pleasant place to visit. Stroll the narrow streets of the Old Town Centre of Heidelberg, walk up „Philosopher‘s way“ granting exhilarating views of the old city, its old castle and the surrounding valley.

Dinner at Heidelberg restaurant

For dinner we recommend a traditional restaurant on the banks of the Neckar River while you enjoy Spaetzle and other local fare.

Day 13 : ROMANTIC RHINE VALLEY

Heidelberg to Bingen

For the first one hour we will hit the Autobahn heading North towards the River Rhine. Since there is no speed limit we go at the speed you feel comfortable with.
After a stopover at charming Eltville and – time permitting – Ebersbach monastery where large parts of „The Name of the Rose“ were filmed we will move on to Rüdesheim with its famous Drosselgasse.
Romantic Rhine Valley

Shortly after we will pass Bingen‘s Mice Tower, the gateway to the most awe-inspiring stretch of the Romantic Rhine Valley, declared a UNSECO World Heritage Site in its entirety for its scenic beauty and abundance of medieval castles. During a slow-paced drive we will cruise past famous Loreley, a mystical rock formation that has for centuries inspired medieval knights, poets and tourists alike and take a glance at the quaint village of Kaub with its shiny white castle in the midst of the Rhine River.

Arrival in Oberwesel

After arriving in Oberwesel in the heart of the Rhine Valley in the late afternoon we will check-in at one of DD‘s favourite accommodations: you will be sleeping in an original tower bower of a medieval castle majestically overlooking the Rhine Valley.

Spend the late afternoon exploring the many spectacular wallings of the castle and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Rhine Valley.

Dinner at Castle Restaurant

Enjoy a genuinely traditional dinner at the castle restaurant (included in your rate)

Day 14 : DEPARTURE FROM FRANKFURT

Rhine Valley continued

After breakfast we suggest continue your drive through the mesmerizing beauty of the Romantic Rhine Valley for another hour or so. Stop at the awe-inspiring ruins of Burg Rheinfels and have coffee in the beautiful terrace café

Transfer to Airport

In less than 90 min you will return to Frankfurt International Airport, enjoying once a gain the fantastic impressions of the Romantic Rhine Valley

Departure

After checking in with your airline and returning your rental car you will be boarding your return flight to the United States and leave with lasting memories.

Price: start from USD $250 per person per day based on double occupancy
Duration: 13 Nights and 14 Days

Customized Honeymoon Tour Package

If you are not able to make up your mind from any of the tour itinerary or hotels listed above in 14 Day Best of Germany Austria Honeymoon Package, then we can also make changes and provide a customized, tailor-made romantic honeymoon vacations, especially for you. We can modify this package as per your budget, duration as well as the tourist places you’d like to visit or whether airfare should be included or not. This customization helps you make the best out of your honeymoon package with your loved one and keep the candle of romance burning.

Contact us for personalized romantic getaways packages and honeymoon tours.












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