7 Day Bavaria Fly & Drive

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Car Rental Fees, optional car rental insurance and parking.


Additional Information:
Drivers must be at least 25 years old to rent a vehicle. A valid drivers license along with an international driving license is required for all renters.

The lead passenger will be listed as the driver of the vehicle. Additional drivers may be added for an additional cost at the time of vehicle pickup.


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. This program offers a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Driving duration can vary from 2-4 hours per day depending on route taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. The program's unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours.

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

  • Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

Independent Package Includes

  • Round trip flights New York-Munich, Munich-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 5 nights accommodations
  • 6 day car rental: Mini Manual. Upgrade to other categories available
  • Car rental includes: Unlimited Mileage, Third Party Liability Insurance, Collision Damage Waiver (C.D.W.), local taxes (VAT)
  • Breakfast daily

Vehicle Options

  • Mini Manual - Ford Ka or similar

    • 1-2 passengers
    • 1 Large & 2 Small Suitcases
    • Manual Transmission

  • Economy Automatic - Ford Fiesta or similar

    • 1-2 passengers
    • 2 Small Suitcases
    • Automatic Transmission

  • Compact Manual - Volkswagen Golf or similar

    • 1-3 passengers
    • 2 Small Suitcases
    • Manual Transmission
    • Air Conditioning

  • Compact Automatic - VW Golf or similar

    • 1-4 Passengers
    • 2 Large & 2 Small Suitcases
    • Automatic Transmission

  • Full Size Automatic - Audi A4 or similar

    • 1-6 passengers
    • 2 Large & 2 Small Suitcases
    • Automatic Transmission

  • Full Size Manual - Ford Galaxy or similar

    • 1-6 Passengers
    • 2 Large & 2 Small Suitcases
    • Manual Transmission

  • Premium Automatic - Audi A6 or similar

    • 1-4 Passengers
    • 2 Large & 2 Small Suitcases
    • Automatic Transmission
    • Air Conditioning

Is This Trip Right for You?

This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. This program offers a selection of hotels to accommodate a variety of tastes and budgets. Driving duration can vary from 2-4 hours per day depending on route taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc. Please note that this tour is not escorted and therefore you will not have the services of a tour manager to assist with hotel check-in formalities and luggage handling. The program's unconstrained nature excludes group advantages associated with escorted tours.


Please note that the following is a suggested itinerary. While the sites listed below may be visited independently, the package does not cover any applicable entrance or tour fees.

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for Germany
Depart for Munich, Germany

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in Munich, Drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Arrive in the Bavarian capital of Munich. Pick-up your reserved vehicle at the airport's car rental facility and drive to your hotel in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a delightful town in the high Bavarian Alps, known for its Winter Olympic facilities. After checking into your hotel, spend your time at leisure in this scenic alpine setting
Drive Time: 1 hour 25 mins*
Distance: 78 miles*
Overnight: Garmisch-Partnekirchen

DAY 3, Friday - Visit Oberammergau and Neuschwanstein
This morning, take a short drive, passing the impressive Ettal Abbey, a Benedictine monastery to the Alpine town of Oberammergau, world-famous for the Passion Play, with its colorful "music box" wooden chalets and painted facades. Perhaps shop for local handicrafts and wood carvings. Continue to see Mad King Ludwig's famous dream castle Neuschwanstein, one of the most iconic sights in Germany. If time permits, stop at the Wieskirche, a splendidly decorated baroque church
Drive Time: 1 hour 10 mins*
Distance: 43 miles*
Overnight: Garmisch-Partnekirchen
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Saturday - Discover Salzburg, Austria
Drive to the magical city of Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart, nestled along the picturesque Salzach River, surrounded by graceful domes and the colossal Hohensalzburg Fortress. Explore the city's most historic sites including, the Mirabell Palace with its splendid gardens, the Franciscan Abbey, Salzburg Cathedral and the house where Mozart was born. Salzburg served as the film set for The Sound of Music movie. Perhaps visit the film's world-famous locations
Drive Time: 2 hours 10 mins*
Distance: 114 miles*
Overnight: Garmisch-Partnekirchen
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Explore Innsbruck, Austria
This morning drive past Mittenwald, one of prettiest villages in Germany, known for its violin production and across the border to picturesque Innsbruck, capital of the province of Tyrol. Upon arrival, admire fine examples of Imperial splendor. Visit the medieval Altstadt and stop at the Golden Roof, overlooking a bustling square in the heart of historic Innsbruck. Visit Wilten Basilica, one of the most splendid churches in Tyrol, with its stunning rococo decorations. Innsbruck has hosted two Winter Olympic Games in 1964 & 1976. Ascend to the top of the famous ski jump used in the Olympics by funicular. From the panoramic viewing platform, marvel at the spectacular mountain views
Drive Time: 57 min*
Distance: 38 miles*
Overnight: Garmisch-Partnekirchen
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Monday - Zugspitze & Munich, Germany
A last day to perhaps enjoy the scenery from high atop Germany's highest mountain the Zugspitze. Take the cogwheel train and cable car to the "Top of Germany" for fantastic views. Alternatively, visiting Munich with its museums and world class shopping, would be a great way to spend your final day
Drive Time: 2 hours 30 mins*
Distance: 92 miles*
Overnight: Garmisch-Partnekirchen
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Tuesday - Depart Germany
Drive to Munich airport and return your vehicle at the car rental facility, prior to your departure flight
Drive Time: 1 hour 25 mins*
Distance: 78 miles*
Meals: Breakfast

*Please note: This is a suggested itinerary. Driving times and distances are estimated and can vary due to many circumstances, such as: specific route taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc. GPS devices are recommended and can be rented locally

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