Day 1: Following your early morning home collection, we make our way across Europe to our overnight hotel. Dinner this evening will be a 3 course fixed menu with a vegetarian option.
Day 2: After your buffet breakfast, we continue our journey to the Waldeck Spa Resort in the stunning Black Forest region for our five night stay. Meals will be on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis, with a choice of meals.
Day 3: Rhine Falls & Schaffhausen - Today we board our coach and drive south into the most northerly region of Switzerland. Here we will experience the drama and beauty of the magnificent Rhine Falls, one of the largest waterfalls in Europe. We will enjoy a 30 minute boat trip with an audio guide in English that departs from Schlössli Wörth and sails close to the central rock for which the Falls are also so famous. We then make our way to the nearby medieval town of Schaffhausen, known as the prettiest town in Switzerland, where the houses of the pedestrianised Old Town are richly decorated with oriel windows and lavishly painted facades. The iconic Munot Fortress towers above the town and can be seen for miles.
Day 4: Mainau Island - Today we drive towards Lake Constance and visit Mainau Island, known for its botanical gardens, the Castle of the Teutonic Order, it's butterfly house and Palm House. We enjoy a 90 minute guided walking tour of Mainau’s botanical treasures with the rest of the day being at leisure for you to explore. Located just off the shore of Lake Constance, the islet is a botanical paradise bursting with over one million flowers. Learn about the flowers, listen to the many interesting stories and anecdotes, and meander through one of the worlds most beautiful parks. After spending the day on lovely Mainau we will return to Bad Dürrheim for dinner at the hotel.
Day 5: Bad Dürrheim - Today, we relax in our fabulous spa resort.
Day 6: Lake Titisee & Triberg - Today we visit the north shore of Lake Titisee, one of Germany’s prettiest lakes, and join ‘The Titus’ (built as a replica of a Roman galley) for an enjoyable 25 minute cruise before exploring the town of Titisee- Neustadt itself. We then continue our circular drive to Triberg, known for its traditional wood carving shops and cuckoo clocks. This vibrant town also boasts an informative Black Forest Museum and a picturesque 17th century church, both of which are worth visiting.
Day 7: After breakfast this morning, we will bid a fond farewell to the staff at our lovely hotel and begin our journey to our overnight hotel.
Day 8: After breakfast, we depart our overnight hotel to continue our journey to Norfolk, where our door to door service will be waiting to return you home.
Single Supplement: £90
Tour Reference: EUR1733
Deposit Required: £70pp
Balance Due: 10 weeks prior to departure