Germany off the beaten track

The Old Main Bridge was erected from 1473 to 1543 in place of an old Roman bridge. © HHoG/ Takano

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Germany off the beaten track

Featured Itineraries for Independent Travelers Highlights of Germany´s cities are perfect for travelers who wish to go beyond casual sightseeing. We would like to help you get to destinations of the beaten path. Our aim is to suggest tours with a rich cultural experience, friendly environment and a relaxing time. With six themed German Heritage Journeys and four Christmas Heritage Journeys, our member cities offer featured itineraries for individual planning.

Did you know? Deutsche Bahn (DB) assists with comfortable trains and fast connections to all cities - taking the train through Germany is the way to go!

Roman Heritage Journey

Traces of the great Roman civilization are still very much in evidence in southwest Germany where the oldest cities all have Roman origins and date back more than 2,000 years. The Roman Heritage Journey takes you from the former capital of the western Empire to the thermal baths, military camps and forts ... » read more

Imperial Heritage Journey

Germany is dotted with impressive buildings left behind by the great rulers and royal dynasties who reigned supreme over its various territories. Discover the Germany of emperors and electors, whose legacy of splendor and extravagance still has the power to take your breath away ... » read more

Hanseatic Heritage Journey

The German Hanseatic League, or Hanse, was only one of many guilds of traders that existed in the Middle Ages, but its important historical role made it one of the best known. Magnificent town houses and other prestigious buildings still bear witness to the power and riches of the medieval merchants ... » read more

Luther Heritage Journey

Martin Luther's ideas of ecclesiastical reforms (1517) sparked many changes and set the Reformation in motion. Historic places out of the life of Martin Luther and the Reformation can still be  experienced as a travel itinerary through historical cities ... » read more

Romantic Heritage Journey

Fairytale palaces, enchanting old quarters with pavement cafés, ancient stone bridges, centuries-old markets and rivers straight from the pages of a storybook with castles perched on vineyard slopes. Germany had - and still has - scenery that poets, composers and painters elegantly captured in print, music and on canvas ... » read more

Wine Heritage Journey

Gentle vineyard slopes that have produced fine wines since ancient times, and rivers, shrouded in myth and legend. A tour of discovery through the cities on the Rhine, Main and Moselle rivers enthralls the senses with high-caliber culture and internationally acclaimed wines ... » read more  

Beer Heritage Journey trip to an atmospheric Beer Garden or a beer hall is a Germany must but with well over 1,300 breweries in the country, it‘s hard to know where to start. Famed for location, age, popularity, atmosphere or sheer number of beer-related sights, here are the top beer destinations in our Historic Highlights of Germany cities! On this beer adventure, you’ll journey through Germany. Be sure to bring your appetite when you discover the local beers and traditions that make our cities such celebrated destinations...     » read more

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TOEUROPE specializes in arranging Rail- and Self-drive tours for Independent Travelers. The well designed tour packages make it easy for visitors to explore the nicest sites individually. The company was established in 2001 and with more than 50 tours today TOEUROPE offers an unrivaled variety of independent tours.

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