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  • 10/10/2014
  • Germany Tour 2015
    10/10/2014

    Join experts from the National Trust on this amazing tour of Germany and it's historic sites

    The National Trust ACT World Heritage, History and Archaeology Tour of Germany - 19 May to 10 June 2015 - 22 Days

     

     

    The Theme: A tour covering the history and culture of Germany from the Stone Age period of the deep past, the Bronze and Iron Ages, the Celtic and Viking periods, the Roman period through the Renaissance to modern times. A focus of the tour will be visits to UNESCO World Heritage places.

     

    The tour will be at a leisurely pace. We will be based 5 nights in Trier, 6 nights in Berlin, 4 nights in Hamburg, 1 night in the World Heritage city of Bamberg, and 5 nights in Munich. From these cities we will venture into the heart of the country to visit the historical, archaeological, and cultural places that represent the historic development of Germany over a period of 40,000 years and more. We will also have free time to ourselves in these cities to experience the food and the shops. 

    Some of the highlights will include: the site and museums of the first identified Neanderthal skeleton; sites from the Roman period; Heidelberg and the Rhine Valley region; Lübeck, the former capital of the Hanseatic League; the Viking settlement of Hedeby; the World Heritage region of Dresden; World Heritage Gardens; Museum Island in Berlin; Potsdam and San Souci; Wittenberg where Martin Luther challenged Roman Catholicism and began the Reformation; the Celtic-Roman Museum in the heartlands of the early Celts at Manching; Nuremberg; Bamberg and more.

     

    ITINERARY OUTLINE

    TOUR FLYER

     

     

    Cost: 
    For land tour only $10,200 pp (single supplement $1,620)
    Package price including return airfare (Singapore Airlines) $13,200

     

     

    Tour cost inclusions
    • Professional English-speaking escort for the entire tour and sightseeing with local tour guides where applicable 
    • Twin/double share 4-star accommodation throughout the tour including hotel taxes, service charges, state and local taxes
    • Breakfast daily
    • Air-conditioned coach and driver
    • All touring, as stated in the itinerary
    • Sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary with inside visits (including admission charges)
    • Gratuities to the tour manager and coach driver 
    • Tips to baggage porters and hotel staff

     

     

    Tour cost not included
    • Excess baggage charges for baggage
    • Meals not specified on the itinerary
    • Beverages including tea and coffee except at breakfast and hotel dinners, wines, liquor, soft drinks, etc
    • Items of a personal nature such as phone calls, laundry, mini bar, internet access, etc
    • Gratuities to local guides
    • Transportation to/from hotels or venues if travel is separate to that of the group.

     

     

    Dr Peter Dowling, historical archaeologist, will accompany the tour and we will have an accredited English speaking guide with us at all times. 

     

    Contact: Travelscene Canberra City (02) 6247 6544 Monday - Thursday OR National Trust ACT (02) 6230 0533 Monday - Thursday

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