Do you run a wine club or car club - or perhaps you and some friends just really like wine, or cars, or photography, or cooking, or history, or beer (how about the history of beer!) or spas and wellness? We have fully customizable specialty private itineraries just for your group such as Castles & Wine, German Engineering, Alpine Dream, Imperial Dynasties, the 3rd Reich and the DDR, and Beer Capitals. Click below for more information.
Perfect for those looking for 3- or 4-day trips to build into a larger journey. We have several proven itineraries in southern Germany and alpine regions in Austria and Switzerland. Yet each one can be personalized to your needs.
Tailor made tours designed to your interests. The inherit flexibility of our private tours allows us to modify an existing sample tour or start from scratch and develop a complete custom itinerary just for your group.
Book a week-long private tour with us to visit Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Porsche. From factory tours to the museums and even a chance to get behind the wheel, we will customize your tour to fit your interests. And just in case not everyone in your or group is a die-hard car enthusiast, we can add plenty of history and culture to the tour, so there is something for the whole family.
This is a customizable private history tour and a deep dive into the before and after of WWII. We trace the rise of the National Socialist party to a fascist dictatorship and terror regime. We also get an extensive look at the post-war divided Germany and life in the DDR (communist East Germany). The trip can be fully tailored to your needs.
Can you imagine living in a society where anyone – your neighbor, the shopkeeper on your street, even your sibling or spouse (!) could be reporting on your activities to the state secret police? This was an every day reality in communist East Germany. This system of spying on everyone was run by the Ministry […]
When one reads about where the Bavarian royal family lived in Munich, two palaces in the city are in every guidebook. Both their main residence (the Residenz), in the town center, and their summer home, Nymphenburg Palace, are definitely wonderful and extremely worthy of a visit. Yet there is another palace very close to Munich […]
What stands out about the Mercedes Museum near Stuttgart is that it more than just the story of Mercedes Benz vehicles – it is also about the history of the origins of the car. The top two floors of the museum show how the car was invented by two enterprising geniuses, Gottfried Daimler and Carl […]
Of the 20+ castles along the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site, only one has never been destroyed – the Marksburg. Perched majestically above the river, this castle somehow escaped the ravages of war that befell every single other castle along this stretch of the river, primarily in the 17th century. As […]
Old World Tours announce the 3-day King Ludwig’s Castles Tour. This tour is an in-depth look at the life and works of Bavaria’s most eccentric – and famous – king, Ludwig II. A real bucket list trip for Ludwig fans and castle lovers. The trip goes from Munich to Füssen to Chiemsee and back to […]
Old World Tours announce the 4-day Bavarian Beer Capitals Tour. This is a tour for beer lovers and hobby brewers, and cover the long and rich connection of Bavaria and beer. Learn about the Reinheitsgebot, beer hall and beer garden culture, and the tradition of craft beer in Bavaria. The trip goes from Munich to […]
Old World Tours announce the 8-day Castles & Wine Tour. A trip to really experience the Old World as every day the tour goes to a romantic castle and talso includes an interesting wine experience, which varies every day. The trip goes from Frankfurt to the Rhine River to the Moselle river to the German […]