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Oktoberfest: Beers of Belgium & Germany
September 17 @ 8:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm
Treat your taste buds to sweet Belgian chocolate and crisp Bavarian beer.
On this culinary adventure, you’ll journey through Belgium and Germany, tasting world-renowned food and drink as you go. Travel from enchanting Bruges to medieval Bamberg to lively Munich, where you’ll raise a stein with locals at the legendary Oktoberfest festivities. Be sure to bring your appetite when you discover the local beers, cuisine, and traditions that make these countries such celebrated destinations.
Your package includes
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- 10 breakfasts
- 5 dinners with beer or wine
- 2 lunches
- 5 beer tastings & 2 wine tastings
- 7 guided sightseeing tours (including entrance to Oktoberfest grounds)
- Expert Tour Director & local guides
- Private deluxe motor coach
Munich’s legendary Oktoberfest, Belgian chocolate tastings, Delirium brewery, Mardesous Abbey beers, Rhine Valley wine, the Viktualienmarkt
On this guided tour, you’ll walk for about 2 hours daily across mostly flat terrain, including paved roads and cobblestone paths, with few hills.
Overnight Flight / 1 NIGHT
Sep 17: Travel day
Board your overnight flight to Brussels today.
Bruges / 3 NIGHTS
Sep 18: Arrival in Bruges via Brussels
Welcome to Belgium! After arriving in Brussels, transfer to Bruges in Flanders. Here, you’ll meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at a welcome dinner.
Sep 19: Sightseeing tour of Bruges
A walking tour introduces you to Bruges’ history and reputation as Belgium’s chocolate capital and city of canals. • See Market Square, Burg Square, and the belfry, a 13th-century bell tower • Admire the Beguinage, a UNESCO World Heritage site now home to an order of Benedictine nuns • Take in the scenic views at Minnewater, the romantic “Lake of Love” • Pop into some of the many chocolate shops for tastings • Set off on the canals and tour the city by boat Enjoy a free evening in Bruges or add an excursion.
Sep 20: Free day in Bruges
Spend a full free day in Bruges or add an excursion.
Brussels / 1 NIGHT
Sep 21: Brussels via Huyghe Brewery
Travel east toward central Belgium. Stop en route at Huyghe Brewery, home to the world-famous Delirium ale, for a tour and Belgian beer tasting. Then, make your way to Brussels, home of the European Union. • See the elegant Baroque houses that line the Grand-Place • Pass city icons, such as Manneken-Pis, Palais de Justice, and the Place Royale Tonight, professional chefs teach you how to make a traditional Belgian meal at a cooking class and dinner.
Rhine Valley / 2 NIGHTS
Sep 22: Rhine Valley via Dinant & Maredsous Abbey
Travel south through Wallonia, Belgium’s French-speaking region, to the Rhine Valley, making two stops along the way. • Take a guided tour of Maredsous Abbey, where monks continue the Benedictine brewing tradition • Sample a variety of different cheeses served with a Maredsous brewed beer • Taste the delicious flavors of the Wallonia region during an included lunch at the abbey • Visit Dinant, a charming Belgian town at the edge of the River Meuse, where you will have free time to explore on your own
Sep 23: Rüdesheim am Rhein & Rhine River Cruise
Pay a visit to the picturesque village of Rüdesheim am Rhein this morning. • Stroll the historic alleyways of the pub-lined Drosselgasse • Enjoy free time to eat lunch This afternoon, take in the spectacular sights of the Rhine River Valley on a scenic cruise from Rudesheim to Sankt Goar. Then, visit a local vineyard to enjoy a wine tasting followed by dinner.
Bamberg / 2 NIGHTS
Sep 24: Bamberg via Würzburg
Travel through the Middle Rhine Valley—a UNESCO-protected region famous for its castles, historic towns, and vineyards—en route to Bamberg. • Stop in medieval Würzburg • Take a tour of the city’s Residence Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site • Sit down to sample locally made wines, including Riesling and Silvaner, during an included lunch
Sep 25: Sightseeing tour of Bamberg
Set off with a local guide on a walking tour through Bamberg, a city built on seven hills. • Admire the towering Bamberg Cathedral and surrounding square • Pass the Baroque New Palace • Stand in awe of Old Town Hall, built in the middle of the Regnitz River • Visit the quaint fishermen’s village of Little Venice Tonight, eat like a local at a tavern and taste Rauchbier, a smoky regional beer.
Munich / 2 NIGHTS
Sep 26: Oktoberfest in Munich
Travel to Munich today to join thousands of beer lovers from all over the world at Oktoberfest. Enjoy special admission to a large beer tent on the Theresienwiese fair grounds, where you can sample Bavarian specialties to complement your drink.
Sep 27: Sightseeing tour of Munich
Meet your local guide for a panoramic tour of Bavaria’s capital city. • Explore Marienplatz, Munich’s medieval heart, and see the famed Glockenspiel and the Gothic Frauenkirche • Shop at the Viktualienmarkt for fresh food, flowers, and local delicacies • Enter the Residenz, once home to the Wittelsbach dukes of Bavaria • Travel past the Englischer Garten and fashionable Schwabing district • Finish with a beer tasting at a typical Bavarian beer hall Say goodbye to your group at a farewell dinner this evening.
Sep 28: Departure
Transfer to the airport for your flight home or continue on to Prague.
Extension / Starting from $449 pp
Prague / 3 NIGHTS
See why Prague is known as the City of a Hundred Spires. The pinnacles of this bewitching city’s churches and castles create one of Europe’s most majestic skylines and its cobblestone streets and courtyards will delight you at every turn.
Sep 28: Prague via Pilsen
Make your way to Prague, stopping en route to explore the famous brewery city of Pilsen, home of the famous Pilsner beer.
Sep 29: Sightseeing tour of Prague
Discover why Prague is known as the City of One Hundred Spires on a guided tour. • Stroll through Old Town Square to view the 15th-century Astronomical Clock • Cross the elegant Charles Bridge for breathtaking views of the city • Visit Prague Castle, from which Charles IV governed the Holy Roman Empire • Admire the soaring Gothic vaults of St. Vitus Cathedral • Taste Krušovice beer, brewed here for hundreds of years Enjoy a free afternoon in Prague or add an excursion.
Sep 30: Free day in Prague
Spend a full free day in Prague or add an excursion. This evening, enjoy a farewell drink as you celebrate your trip with your fellow group members.
Oct 01: Departure
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.