The Hansen in Germany Tour | travel ways
The Hansen in Germany Tour | travel ways
The Hansen in Germany Tour | travel ways

Skyline at Sunset | Dresden

Group Travel

The Family Germany Tour

Berlin, Leipzig, Dresden, Nürnberg, München and much more

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Day 1


Upon arrival at Tegel Airport, our Pick up & Welcome Service ensures a smooth transition into Berlin. Enjoy a leisurely drive through the city, taking in the sights and sounds of this vibrant metropolis. Embark on Volkers surprise City Tour, including a delightful cruise, to discover hidden gems and famous landmarks. Satisfy your appetite with a delicious lunch at Restaurant Nantes, known for its typical Berlin-style cuisine.

Check-in at Hotel de Rome for a relaxing stay, followed by leisure time to enjoy a Spanish siesta. Join us for an exhilarating Strech-Trabi Tour, exploring the remains of the Berlin Wall in the unique East German car. Indulge in a memorable dinner at a typical Berlin restaurant, immersing yourself in the local culture. Overnight in Berlin, preparing for more adventures tomorrow.

Day 2


After a great breakfast: Guided Segway Tour Berlin exclusively for the Family from and to the Hotel de Rome. Sightseeing Russian War Memorial & The Glass Dome of the Reichstag. Lunch at the famous Käfer Restaurant on top of the Reichstag.

Time at leisure. May you have time to visit Pergamon Museum or other for example Cinema Museum at Potsdam Square, or antiquarian bookshops the girls can go shopping or visit the famous Berlin Zoo, lots of galleries in the area, Botanical Garden with Botanical Museum which has a special exhibition about coffee (for a barista).

Day 3

Berlin & Dresden

Berlin to Dresden with stop at Leipzig St. Thomas Church where the composer J.S. Bach lived & worked. Visit to the Bach Museum opposite the church. Onward to Dresden – in the evening – unique chance to sing „I like to be in AMERICA“ – see Leonhard Bernsteins Westside Story at the famous Dresden Semper Opera.

Overnight in Dresden.

Day 4


Morning at leisure and walk the centre of Dresden to see the wall with the „Procession of the Dukes“ – a porcelain illustration of all sovereigns of Dresden. After this go shopping & spend some time in one of the most famous churches of germany – Frauenkirche. Alternatively Green Vault Museum.

Around noon lunch at the Meissen Porcelain Factory near Dresden. Enjoy a three course meal served on porcelain 100 years – 200 years and 3oo years old. In the afternoon visit a demonstration of how porcelain is made and browse the factory outlet.

Overnight in Dresden.

Day 5

Dresden & Nürnberg

Stop at the famous Bayreuth Wagner Opera House and have lunch at Bayreuth. No inside visit possible because of rehersals. The Bayreuth Festival is the most famous opera festival in Europe. Here only Richard Wagner’s music dramas are performed.

Day 6

Nürnberg & München

Today we head to Munich, the capital of Bavaria. Explore the old town by foot. travel ways will give you an overview of the most important buildings and places in the centre of Munich. For lunch you could visit the world’s most famous beer-hall: the Hofbrauhaus. In the afternoon we can go shopping for Loden.

One of the famous Coffee houses in Munich
In 1933, a young coffee merchant from Bremen called Konrad Werner Wille came to Munich with an assignment to set up a special coffee department at the Dallmayr delicatessen. Under the motto „Bremen’s art of blending and Southern Germany’s love of coffee“ he built up a coffee range of the highest standard. On top of managing sales, he not only purchased the raw coffee, but also personally attended to the roasting process. Soon, the best hotels and cafes were being supplied with special blends and thus The „Dallmayr Coffee“ brand was born, leading to Wille’s up-market establishment becoming both popular and widely known.

The New P1
About 60 years after its founding and seven years after the last major redevelopment, Germany’s most famous night club has reinvented itself. The redesign of groundplan and facilities aimed at atmospheric night entertainment and heavy partying. The P1 is located in the basement of the Munich art gallery (Haus der Kunst), one of the most renowned contemporary museums in Europe.

Overnight in Munich.

Day 7

München, Linderhof, Lindau & Bregenz

Linderhof Palace
From Munich we drive directly into the Bavarian Alpine Mountains and visit Linderhof Palace. Linderhof is a charming palace in the Rococo style. The palace was built by the Bavarian King Ludwig II. Afterwards we take a short drive to Oberammergau. Oberammergau is one of the most beautiful of all the remote Bavarian villages and is the home of German’s famous Passion Play which is held only every 10 years.

Lunch we will have in a romantic Restaurant and you will have time for shopping. After this – we bring take you to Lake Constance to experience the unique Opera in the lake.

On our way we drive to Bregenz
Bregenz and its different faces. The city of culture on the lake flanked by Lake Constance and the Pfänder, in the middle of the four-country-corner of Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein und Switzerland – this location is unique. The well-known Bregenz Festival on the world’s biggest stage on water. The KUB, the museum of modern art, and numerous theatres and art-galleries have made Bregenz the capital of culture in the Lake Constance region.

Past and Present: Vorarlberg with its 2000 years‘ history has accommodated Brigantiers and Romans. The mediaeval heart of the city with it baroque St. Martin’s tower still looks down on the city, which also became a talking point due to its modern architecture.

Water sports on the third largest lake of central Europe are a must, as well as a hiking tour to the top of 1064 m high Pfänder with its wide views. Bregenz is multifaceted and offers the „More“! A cultural experience with history and an exclusive venue: the Bregenz Festival and the Festival House Bregenz. Overnight at a Hotel direct by the lake constance (transfer hotel – opera – hotel).

Day 8

Lindau, Birnau (Switzerland) & Telfs (Austria)

After breakfast we stroll the streets of Lindau to the historic tower where “Rapunzel let her hair hang down”. We also visit Birnau, the most beautiful baroque church in Germany where we will have an exclusive guided tour of the inside and have arranged an organ concert for you to listen two.

After the concert we have arranged a german wedding at the church for you to watch. Then we go across the lake in a car-ferry to Switzerland and on to famous Arlberg-Mountain. Depending on the weather we drive up the pass or take the tunnel and finally arrive in Telfs, Austria.

Overnight at the 5***** Interalpen Hotel.

Day 9

Interalpen Hotel – Day at Leisure

This day at leisure for adults. Your girls are going on a mountain day incl. pick-up & drop-off at the hotel.

Day 10

Telfs, Neuschwanstein & Hinterzarten

Today we get up early because we have arranged a highlight – we visit King Ludwig’s famous fairy tale castle „Neuschwanstein“ on an exclusive tour only for the 4 Hansens – before the thousands of tourists arrive.

In the afternoon along Lake Constance deep into the famous Black Forest. Want to see a woodcarver at work or a demonstration of glass-blowing?

Overnight at a Hotel in Hinterzarten.

Day 11

Hinterzarten, Freiburg & Kaiserstuhl (Winery)

Relax in the beautiful park of your hotel, take a walk through the streets of this typical Black Forest town named Hinterzarten. For lunch you might like to be taken two Germany’s most remarkable wine growing area – the „Kaiserstuhl“ (throne of the emperor).

It is at the western slopes of the Black Forest, just across the River Rhine and is the only area in our country that is mostly influenced by Mediterranean weather. So it has a very mild climate and grows excellent wines. Want to know how people opened wine bottles 1000 years ago? Let us take you to Europe’s only corkscrew museum.

Want to know about growing wines in this area? Let us take you to a winery & restaurant. The owners will explain the cellars and take you on a tour on the farmers tractor through the vineyards. Then we have a wine tasting accompanied by (or followed by) a lunch (Vesper) typical for this area.

On the way back to the hotel we stop in Freiburg, a beautiful medieval city and take a look at the 800 years old cathedral, a masterpiece of gothic architecture.

Day 12

Hinterzarten, Heidelberg & Oberwesel Burg

Today we will drive through the southern part of the Black Forest. We will view deep valleys, remote villages and farms. One stop includes shopping at a cuckoo clock factory and department store.

Our next stop brings us to Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town. The highlight of today’s tour is a visit to Heidelberg Castle. This is a red-walled castle which contains the Great Vat. This 18th century vat has a 49,000 gallon capacity. Have your cameras ready.

Just in case you still have some shopping left, there is another „Kaethe Wohlfahrt“ shop in town. If not, you may just wish to take a stroll through Heidelberg’s historic center. Lunchtime at the historic brewey „Kulturbraurei“ in old Heidelberg with a beer tasting.

Just like spending time among friends, beer brewing and good hospitality are part of the Heidelberg culture. Accordingly, the city has many pubs – but hardly any of them has the genuine charm of this brauhaus.

Experience true Heidelberg hospitality together with our home-brewed beer and regional specialties – just like our grandmothers used to make. From suckled pig and “Sauerbraten” beef to „Schäufele“ ham and crispy, roasted duck, you’ll enjoy traditional, German cooking at its finest.

In the summer months, you can enjoy our culinary delights outside as well in our charming beer garden. The benches on the walls once stood in the Scottish Parliament and some of the tables and chairs originated from a Spanish monastery.

From Germany’s Black Forest we take you through the „Baden Area“ to the most beautiful part of the River Rhine. Here the river is flowing in a gorge, crested by vineyards and castles – some of them a thousand years old. The most beautiful castle is Schoenburg where we will have a fantastic dinner and spend the night behind walls that date back in history to the year 911. Today this unique castle is a castle hotel and famous restaurant.

Day 13

Rheinkreuzfahrt Bingen to St. Goarshausen
(Lunch Stop in Castle Rheinfels)

After breakfast departure for a scenic drive through the famous „Rheingau“ wine area, in which the Riesling wine is grown. Past miles and miles of vineyards we reach the little wine city of Ruedesheim.

Next enjoy a very special treat – board an excursion steamer and cruise for two hours along the most scenic section of the Rhine River. From the sun deck you will enjoy castle-crested hills, little wine towns, miles of terraced vineyards and finally the famous Loreley Rock.

On the opposite bank of the river we see the gigantic Castle Rheinfels, towering high above the river. Here we will have lunch in a restaurant overlooking the Rhine Valley. After lunch we leave castle Rheinfels and drive into the Rhineland.

For your last night in Germany you have to visit the Vieth Home:
We take you to our hometown named Bad Muenstereifel, which is a little jewel. It is one of the very few historic towns that still today have an intact medieval defense wall surrounding the whole town. Walk the cobblestone streets, see historic churches and fountains and let Volker explain to you, how life in the Middle Ages really was like.

Then let us take you to our home, where Raphaela’s mother is in charge of the kitchen today. Be hosted to a Schnitzel Dinner in our house or (weather depending) a barbecue on our porch overlooking a little village in a green valley. We would really appreciate having you as our guests in our house. After dinner we would bring you to your hotel in Bad Muenstereifel.

Day 14

Bad Muenstereifel

You will be transferred to Düsseldorf airport from where you will fly home.

End of the Tour.

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“Travel far enough
and you meet yourself.”

David Mitchell