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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

  • http://azithromycin-otc.com/ order azithromycin over the counter 10 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 10 breakfasts
  • dinners with beer or wine
  • lunches
  • beer tastings & 2 wine tastings
  • guided sightseeing tours (including entrance to Oktoberfest grounds)
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
  • Private deluxe motor coach

Included highlights

Munich’s legendary Oktoberfest, Belgian chocolate tastings, Delirium brewery, Mardesous Abbey beers, Rhine Valley wine, the Viktualienmarkt

Tour pace

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.

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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

Included meals: Dinner

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

Included meals: Breakfast

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.

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Brewery Visit & Dinner in Bruges
4 hours

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Sep 20: Free day in Bruges

Included meals: Breakfast

Spend a full free day in Bruges or add an excursion.

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A Day in Ghent: Tasting Tour & Canal Cruise
7 hours

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Brussels / 1 NIGHT

Sep 21: Brussels via Huyghe Brewery

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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

Included meals: Breakfast

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

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or continue on to Prague.

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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

Included meals: Breakfast

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

Included meals: Breakfast

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.

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Evening in Prague: River Cruise & Dinner
4 hours

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Sep 30: Free day in Prague

Included meals: Breakfast

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.

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Czech Countryside: A Day in Karlovy Vary
8 hours

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Oct 01: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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Start:
September 17 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 28 @ 5:00 pm
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