NEW FOR 2018! Our creative and unique scheduled tours with small group sizes: AutoMotion Tours (September), Castles & Wine (July and October) and a fascinating history tour of the 3rd Reich and the DDR (August).
Our most innovative tour. Each morning we visit a castle or palace, and each afternoon we have a fantastic wine experience. We stroll through vineyards, visit ancient wine cellars, have wine-pairing meals and of course there are plenty of tastings.
Perfect for those looking for 3- or 4-day trips from southern Germany or Austria. Care for a few days of wellness? Alpine Spa Tours. Really into beer? Bavarian Beer Tours. Love castles & palaces? Our immersive King Ludwig tour is just for you.
Our exclusive trip to historical towns and to German car companies. We take you into the factories and museums and you have the chance to get behind the wheel. Immersive visits to Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Porsche with accompanying sightseeing program for spouses.
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.
This history tour is 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 a keen look at divided Germany and life in the DDR (communist East Germany).
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 […]