Free Day and Group Meet-Up
Oct
7
4:30 PM16:30

Free Day and Group Meet-Up

Enjoy a relaxing day in beautiful Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Visit the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain, and take a ride with the new world record holding cable car. Another great option would be to treat yourself to an easy morning before visiting your favorite local cafe followed by some shopping in the city center.

In the evening enjoy the Welcome Dinner Reception and get acquainted with the other guests participating in the Italy and the Alps Tour.

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Oktoberfest Day
Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

Oktoberfest Day

Experience the largest Beer Fest in the world. Learn the history behind this renowned event and take a tour of the grounds early in the day before the majority of the crowds show up. Then enter one of the tents and enjoy a reserved table with your food and drinks included. Soak in the festive atmosphere and delight in the oompa band's schlager music.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen City Tour
Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

Garmisch-Partenkirchen City Tour

Take a tour down the picturesque Ludwigstrasse, part of the historic Via Claudia Augusta trading route. Learn about Partenkirchen's merchant past and lively tales of the townspeople as well as the many famous travelers to pass through. After admiring all the beautiful merchant homes and their vibrant frescoes, we will visit the newly renovated chocolate shop for some delicious sweets created right before your eyes! Following our walking tour of Partenkirchen we will make our way across town lines to Garmisch with a stop at the ski jumping stadium; site of the 1936 Winter Olympic Games. We will enjoy lunch at a secluded mountain chalet after which guests will have time to peruse the shops and market stands of the Garmisch pedestrian zone.   

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Arrival and Welcome Reception
Oct
4
12:00 PM12:00

Arrival and Welcome Reception

Grüss Gott (hello in the local Bavarian dialect) and welcome to the start of your Bavaria & Beyond vacation! Upon arriving at the Munich International Airport, your Bavaria & Beyond guides will be waiting to greet you. Enjoy a complimentary beverage and mingle with your fellow travelers as our group assembles at the designated airport "Treffpunkt" or meeting point. Once the group is completely gathered, we will pack up and depart for beautiful Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Our "express check-in" process will ensure that you quickly and comfortably settle-in to your new Bavarian "home-away-from-home". After a short break to relax and unpack, a Welcome Reception. Enjoy an all-inclusive meal with delicious local delicacies and of course, Bavarian Bier! During the reception all the necessary information will be distributed to ensure a smooth start to your Bavaria & Beyond vacation!

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