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Black Forest

Meet the tour leader at the Malta International Airport at 1200hrs, for check in on your Air Malta direct Flight to Zurich at 1425hrs. Upon arrival at 1645hrs, your private coach transfer will take you to your hotel in Strasbourg for check in and room allocation. Afterwards, you can join the tour leader for a short familiarisation walk before returning to the hotel for overnight

After breakfast, we offer you a marvellous optional day excursion to Colmar and Riquewihr. You start your day by visiting Riquewihr, a popular tourist attraction for its historical architecture, and known for the Riesling and other great wines produced in the village. Riquewihr, looks today more or less as it did in the 16th century, and is officially one of the most beautiful villages in France. After some free time for personal leisure, you will continue your way to Colmar, where you can join the tour leader for a city tour of the Upper Alsace capital, Colmar. The city is renowned for its well preserved old town, its numerous architectural landmarks and as one of the main cities of the Alsation Wine Route. Return to hotel for overnight.

Today, after breakfast, you are encouraged to join the tour leader for a full day excursion to the ‘Capital’ of Black Forest, Freiburg. You begin your day by driving across the border to Germany before arriving in this university town, known for its high standard of living and advanced environmental practices. The city serves as the primary tourist entry point to the scenic beauty of the Black Forest and according to meteorological statistics, it holds the primate as the sunniest and warmest city in Germany. After enough free time for personal sightseeing, return to your hotel for overnight.

Today, we offer you yet another spectacular day excursion, this time to the famous Rhine Falls. Your first stop will be in Schaffhausen where you shall have some time to admire the beautiful waterfalls. You will then proceed to Mainau Island (entrance extra), a 45 hector island that lies just off the shores of Lake Constance, close to Switzerland and Austria. Around million tulips, scented roses, perennials and colourful dahlias bloom in the park and gardens, while palms and citrus trees lend a Mediterranean flair to the island. The castle church of Saint Marien is an architectural gem of the Baroque era and numerous adventure playgrounds make this island not only a nature and garden lovers heaven but a relaxation paradise. Return back to Strasbourg for overnight.

After breakfast, join the tour leader for a full day excursion to visit the Europa Park. This largest German theme park (entrance extra), offers countless attractions and shows. Europa Park has everything you could wish, with a sensational mix of high adrenaline rides, cleverly conceived themed area and beautiful parks. Return to hotel for overnight.

Today, after breakfast, we encourage you to join the tour leader for a full day excursion to Lake Titisee and Triberg. Lake Titisee, located in the heart of the Black Forest region, is one of the best know attractions and is the largest natural lake in the area. One can enjoy a boat ride on the lake (extra) of alternatively browse amongst the numerous souvenir villages, but probably one can just sit and relax in one of the typical beer gardens and take in this heaven on earth scenario which is the idyllic place to relax in a delightful natural setting. You will then continue your way to Triberg, famous for being the home of the the manufactures of the cuckoo clocks and also as the site of a series of waterfalls that are amongst the tallest in Germany. Foaming and roaring, the water plunges more than 160 meters down the river, creating a magnificent spectacle of nature. Return to your hotel for overnight.

After breakfast, today, you will enjoy a fantastic optional day excursion to Heidelberg and Speyer. Heidelberg, the home town to Germany’s most famous university, is surrounded by forest and renowned for its Baroque historical centre beautiful riverside settings and evocative half-ruined hilltop castle. You can join the tour leader for a walk along the river Neckar to the Alte Brucke where one can enjoy some splendid views of the old town. You then proceed to Speyer. Scarcely damaged during World War II, this handsome town is crowned by a magnificent Romanesque Cathedral and is easily explored on foot with some outstanding museums in its historic city centre. Return to your centrally located hotel in Strasbourg for overnight.

After late breakfast, and room check out, (luggage room available) the rest of the morning is free so that one can enjoy the last few hours in the town of Strasbourg, before making your way to Zurich Airport in time for check in of your Air Malta flight back to Malta departing at 1740hrs and expected to land at 1955hrs.


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Price Includes

  • All Transfers
  • 7 Nights at the 3* Ibis Styles Strasbourg Centre Gare Hotel on B&B basis (or similar)
  • City Tax
  • 10 KG Hand Luggage
  • 20 KG Checked In Luggage
  • Tour Leader

*Special Price is only valid when the Excursion package is taken