Arrival Day & Welcome Dinner
Sep
22
8:00 AM08:00

Arrival Day & Welcome Dinner

Benvenuti a Roma! Hello and welcome to Rome where your Bavaria & Beyond vacation begins! Upon arriving at the Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino 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 meeting point. Once the group is completely gathered, we will pack up and depart for our centrally located 4-Star accommodations in Rome.

Our "express check-in" process will ensure that you quickly and comfortably settle-in to your room where you may relax and unpack before a Welcome Dinner Reception. Enjoy an all-inclusive meal with delicious Italian delicacies and of course, a well paired glass of Vino de Italia! During the reception all the necessary information will be distributed to ensure a smooth start to your Bavaria & Beyond vacation!

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Vatican City & St. Peter's Basilica
Sep
24
9:00 AM09:00

Vatican City & St. Peter's Basilica

With so much to do and see in Rome, one single day of sightseeing couldn't possibly suffice. Our second day begins with a visit to the Vatican City and Saint Peter’s Basilica. Upon arriving at the Vatican, our group will skip the lines and head directly to the Vatican Museum. Following our visit, guests will have the afternoon to spend as they choose discovering the Roman capital.

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The Towers of San Gimignano
Sep
25
9:00 AM09:00

The Towers of San Gimignano

Today we head north through the beautiful Italian countryside. On the way we will visit San Gimignano or “The Town of Fine Towers”, known for its medieval skyscrapers. These towers were a sign of wealth and the rival merchant families were not to be outdone. At one point over 72 towers reached heights of over 70 meters. Take in the view, enjoy time exploring the medieval town center, and enjoy a delicious Tuscan meal during our unforgettable visit to San Gimignano.

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Tuscan Wine Tasting and Pisa
Sep
27
9:30 AM09:30

Tuscan Wine Tasting and Pisa

No visit to Tuscany would be complete without two things; a visit to Pisa and of course, a Tuscan wine tasting. Our day begins with a visit to the peculiar Leaning Tower of Pisa. Here we will see the architectural anomaly recognized around the globe. After doing our part and taking a turn supporting this gravity defying tower, we will head to the Tuscan countryside for an afternoon wine tasting.

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Parma
Sep
28
9:30 AM09:30

Parma

Our day also includes a stop in Parma where delicacies such a Parmesan cheese and prosciutto originate. During a visit to a local Parmesan cheese factory, guests will have the opportunity to experience the culinary highlights of this beloved region.

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Lake Como
Sep
29
9:30 AM09:30

Lake Como

Relax and take in the breathtaking views as we cruise along the shores of Lake Como. We’ll spend the afternoon exploring Bellagio known as the “peal of Lake Como”. Following the day’s excursion guest will have the evening to enjoy a meal in town or at our fine lakeside hotel accommodations.

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Swiss Alps & Liechtenstein
Sep
30
8:30 AM08:30

Swiss Alps & Liechtenstein

Following a day of leisure on Lake Como we depart for yet another beautiful alpine lake; Lake Constance located along the Austrian, Swiss, and German boarder. Enroute we will enjoy a scenic drive taking us through the heart of the Italian and Swiss Alps. Along the way we will make stops at a small Swiss village and the royal city of Vaduz before arriving at our 5-star lakeside accommodations in the island town of Lindau am Bodensee.

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Lindau Island Tour
Oct
1
9:30 AM09:30

Lindau Island Tour

Wake up to beautiful panoramic views of the Lake Constance and the Lindau Harbor.  Enjoy a walking tour of the medieval island while learning of the intriguing historical insight hidden around each corner. Following the walking tour, guests will have the opportunity to embark on a leisurely boat tour crossing into Swiss and Austrian waters providing a new perspective of your island home.



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Zeppelin Museum & Friedrichshafen
Oct
2
10:00 AM10:00

Zeppelin Museum & Friedrichshafen

Since the turn of the 19th century, Zeppelin airships have been engineered and constructed along the shores or Lake Constance. Once the point of departure for Zeppelin’s traveling around the globe, today the lakeside town of Friedrichshafen is home to the newly remodeled Zeppelin Museum. Here guests can discover the intriguing history of airship travel along with the physics which make this unique form of flight possible. The focal point of this wonderful museum is the Hindenburg airship replica which guests can explore.


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Passion Play - Oberammergau
Oct
3
9:00 AM09:00

Passion Play - Oberammergau

Today is the day we will see a production of the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play! Since 1634 the inhabitants of this quaint alpine village have been performing the play at least once every ten years after God spared them from the bubonic plague ravaging through the region. Today the production, still put on by a cast of strictly local actors, attracts guests from around the globe. The play is broken up into two acts with a break for lunch which is included in your Bavaria and Beyond tour.

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Hohenschwangau/Neuschwanstein Castle
Oct
4
10:30 AM10:30

Hohenschwangau/Neuschwanstein Castle

Nestled at the base of the towering Alps sits the world famous Neuschwanstein Castle. Learn the history of King Ludwig II and his inspiration for building this picturesque fairytale castle. If you have already been to Neuschwanstein, not to worry. There will be an option to tour his parent’s castle, the less famous but equally impressive Hohenschwangau Castle. There will also be a stop along the way at the pilgrimage Wieskirche church.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen Free Day & Farewell Dinner
Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Garmisch-Partenkirchen Free Day & Farewell Dinner

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 and the many famous travelers to pass through. The day includes a visit to the historic 1936 Winter Olympic Ski Stadium and concludes with free time in the Garmisch pedestrian zone.

In the evening an exquisite Farewell Dinner event will be put on for the group as we reflect on memories that will last a lifetime. A custom video, highlighting the best of your Bavaria & Beyond vacation, will premier at the start of this special evening. Embrace the terrific friendships which were made, while reminiscing on your time in Bavaria & Beyond!

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Departure Day
Oct
6
5:45 AM05:45

Departure Day

Enjoy a small breakfast before saying Auf Wiedersehen to friends made on the Rome to Munich Passion Play Tour. Our private airport shuttle will depart punctually at 545 for the Munich International Airport.

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