Heidelberg, The Fairytale Route, Rothenburg and Munich – 9 Days / 8 Nights

Once Upon a Fairytale – Encounter spectacular castles and storybook villages on a journey through the land that inspired timeless tales and lasting legends – and stirred the imagination of Walt Disney. Here, meet characters as colorful as the countryside they inhabit.

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Germany Vacation Highlights

Germany family vacations from Adventures by Disney trace a route from Heidelburg to Waldeck to Rothenburg and come to a close in Munich. Storybooks come alive in the romantic towns and dramatic castles of southern Germany. Write your own family legends when you travel fairy tale roads and the narrow streets of medieval towns.

Berlin Wall Bike Tour
Pedal through history on this tour that takes you along the infamous wall that symbolized the Cold War and divided the country. You’ll learn all about this powerful structure while getting a glimpse into the history and future of this marvelous city.

Street Art and Graffiti Workshop
Discover the vibrant street art scene that is a vital part of this modern city. You’ll have a local street art guide that will take you from the Gendarmenmarkt through the various city districts to see the evolution of this emerging culture. Plus, you’ll get hands-on as you create your own work of art using stencils and canvas.

Visit Faber Castell Pencil Factory
Sharpen your knowledge of this world-renown pencil factory that has been family-owned through 8 generations and 250 years.

Neuschwanstein Castle
Visit the snowy-white castle of King Ludwig II — an inspiration for Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland® Park.

Pretzel-Making at Striffler Bakery
Tour Striffler Bakery, the oldest bakery in Rothenburg, and learn how to make a pretzel from a 4th-generation baker.

Nuremberg Culinary Tour
Taste your way through this historic city where you’ll discover the rich flavors and aromas that are steeped in Nuremberg’s culture. You’ll taste items like spices, teas, gingerbread and, of course, fresh pretzels. There are also some heartier items like meats, sausages and potatoes.

Safari to South Africa Accommodations:
Hotel VierJahreszeiten Kempinski München
Hotel Schloss Waldeck
Hotel Eisenhut
Regent Berlin

Meals Included: 8 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 5 Dinners

Age Requirements: Minimum age 6, Recommended age 8+

Travel Dates and Itinerary


2020 Season Departure Dates

  • Jun 5, 2020 – Jun 13, 2020
  • Jun 16, 2020 – Jun 24, 2020
  • Jun 26, 2020 – Jul 4, 2020
  • Jul 7, 2020 – Jul 15, 2020
  • Jul 17, 2020 – Jul 25, 2020
  • Jul 28, 2020 – Aug 5, 2020
  • Aug 7, 2020 – Aug 15, 2020
  • Aug 18, 2020 – Aug 26, 2020
  • Sep 18, 2020 – Sep 26, 2020 – Adult Exclusive
  • Sep 29, 2020 – Oct 7, 2020 – Adult Exclusive
  • Oct 9, 2020 – Oct 17, 2020 – Adult Exclusive

Download the 2020 Itinerary pdf file