Sun, Sep 27|
Newark Liberty International Airport
Prost! 2020 Oktoberfest: Munich + Bavarian Castles + Salzburg, Austria
Party at the real Oktoberfest in Munich! Plus day trips to Bavarian Castles and themed Sound of Music tour to Salzburg, Austria.
Time & Location
Sep 27, 2020, 7:00 PM – Oct 03, 2020, 7:00 PM
Newark Liberty International Airport, 3 Brewster Rd, Newark, NJ 07114, USA
About The Event
Cost: 1,895 PP double occupancy + Airfare (TBA at a later date, or purchase your own) Single room supplement: add $550.
(1) $175 non-refundable deposit upon RSVP to hold your spot (checks only - payable to Robert Gilligan, P.O. Box 184, Ridgewood, NJ 07451) (2) Fill out this form upon RSVP: https://www.gilligansadventures.com/form (3) Remaining $1,720 by March 31, 2019 (4) Airfare - when cost is announced.
Itineraries - pls note that order of the tours might switch depending on castles availability.
Day 1: Arrive at Munich. Airport transfer to city center hotel. Munich City/Old Town walking tour Welcome to Munich! Walk through Marienplatz square in Old Town, Viktualienmarkt, Rathaus-Glockenspiel and hear the famous clock play its tune with our local guide. Pick up a dirndl/lederhosen and be ready for your first Oktoberfest Dinner tonight! Included: tour by local guide; Oktoberfest Dinner or authentic German dinner.
Day 2: Bavarian Castle Tour: Nueuswainstein & Linderhoff via Romantic Road Travel via Romantic Road (wonder why the name? Our guide will tell you all about it) to see the castles that inspired Disney movies with this full day tour to the beautiful Bavarian countryside. Created by Germany's Ludwig II (also known as the Swan King), the two castles are famous for their extravagant architecture and the stories behind them. Included: Guided RT day tour and entry fees to the two castles
Day 3: Berchtesgaden, Obersalzberg & Eagle’s Nest Today is World war II History Day. Travel across the German Alps from Munich to Obersalzberg, the quiet retreat above the market town of Berchtesgaden, and home to Hitler's infamous Eagle's Nest. There we can enjoy the panoramic views of the Bavarian Alps and grab some lunch at Grafenhöhe restaurant. Walk through the underground bunker used by Hitler and his high-ranking officers through a secret entrance. Visit to the NS Documentation Center to learn about the history of Munich and its involvement in the Nazi regime. Included: RT bus, guided day tour, entry fees to Eagle’s Nest and underground bunker
Day 4: Sound of Music Tour: Salzburg, Austria Escape from the hustle and bustle of Munich and spend an entire day in Salzburg, Austria. This city is so special that it was dubbed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, filled with stunning gardens, beautiful architectural structures, quaint alleyways, and plenty more. If you didn't already know, Salzburg was the hometown of genius composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and background setting of the movie, The Sound of Music. Included: Guided day tour
Day 5: Dachau Memorial Site This is an OPTIONAL tour. We understand this is a heavy topic and some might not feel comfortable visiting the memorial site. Your host will take those wish to visit the site to the village of Dachau via local transportation and learn about the history of the Nazi concentration camps; return to Munich early afternoon. Free time the rest of the evening. (local transportation cost TBD, estimated at 15 Euro)
Day 6: Free Activity Day! Just a few suggestions: BMW World, Olympic Park, English Garden, Munich City History Museum, Beer Museum... or simply, do some shopping and drink more beer! Day 7: Have some more beer in the morning and catch our flight back home.
Questions? Contact Joanne: firstname.lastname@example.org
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