5-Day Tour from Munich to Frankfurt: Rothenburg, Augsburg, Zugspitze
Location: Munich, Germany
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Take the scenic route from Munich to Frankfurt on a five-day independent coach tour along the Romantic Road! Enjoy relaxing drives through the countryside and visit some of the most picturesque places in Germany. Visit the Zugspitze, the highest peak in Germany, that will captivate you with its stunning views. See the medieval old town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and explore the former banking empire of Augsburg. Experience the Romantic Road like never before on this spectacular five-day tour.
Departing Munich, your five-day independent tour to Frankfurt starts with a drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train to see the highest peak in Germany, the Zugspitze. Take the cable car to the top of the 9,718-foot (2,962-meter) peak, and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views. Back in Munich, enjoy free time to explore the Bavarian capital on your own.
Board your comfortable coach, and spend days three and four admiring the picturesque landscapes and passing the charming towns along the Romantic Road. Explore the university town of Augsburg, where you’ll enjoy a guided city tour and learn about Augsburg’s role as the residence of the Fuggers, a famous trading family in the 15th and 16th centuries.
Continue along the Romantic Road to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Explore Rothenburg — famous for its medieval old town and town wall — on a guided city walk to see the city’s top attractions, including the Church of St Jacob, which houses an altar by the famous woodcarver Tilmann Riemenschneider.
Enjoy a scenic drive through the Spessart Mountains passing the town of Würzburg, before your tour concludes in Frankfurt on the fifth and final day.