Heidelberg, Medieval Cities of the Main Valley & the Romantic Road


Medieval Germany at its most delightful; the serene rivers, Main, Neckar and Danube; fairy-tale castles; the architectural masterpieces of medieval Bamberg plus Heidelberg, gem of the ‘Grand Tour'.Many people think they know Germany, but are delightfully surprised by its iconic historic cities, expansive rolling countryside, fairy-tale castles, perfectly preserved medieval villages and the warmth of its people. You’ll find all this and more as we explore one of its most fascinating regions Heidelberg and Franconia. Bordered by two of Europe’s most stunningly beautiful rivers - the Main and Neckar– it’s also full of astonishing cultural gems.

Holiday Highlights

  • Guided tour of baroque Heidelberg, seat of one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious universities
  • Discover the Romantic Road, its bucolic scenery plus picturesque and beautifully preserved 16th century Rothenburg with its twisting lanes and atmospheric squares
  • Guided tour of Würzburg’s Residenz, one of Europe’s most richly decorated 18th century palaces and city of the Prince Bishops
  • Explore the picturesque river Main and its delightful medieval towns of Miltenberg and Wertheim
  • Guided tour of Bamberg, one of Europe’s most beautiful small cities
  • Services of our experienced tour manager
  • Five nights in four-star accommodation, including all local taxes, with breakfast and two dinners
  • Return travel from a selection of airports and transfers to and from your hotel
  • Selected departures up to September 2018

What's Included

  • The price of this holiday is per person, based on two people sharing a twin room. Single rooms are subject to availability at the relevant supplement. The price includes five nights’ four-star accommodation with breakfast and two dinners, all local taxes, return flights, airport departure taxes and transfers, all touring and the services of a Riviera Travel tour manager. Included excursions are sightseeing tours of Bamberg and Heidelberg, entrance and tour of Würzburg ‘Residenz',
  • In Germany, twin beds are often one base with two mattresses and individual ben linen.