& GERMAN LAKES
The Black Forest is arguably Germany’s dominates the main square in this, one DATES & PRICES
most popular holiday destination. of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
Schonach, our base, just a mile from On our return journey we stop at the Depart Return Price
Triberg, lies at the very heart of the fascinating Black Forest Museum at Sunday Tuesday
region, allowing us the opportunity to Gutach where we are shown how the 6.15am 10.15pm
experience the real ‘Schwarzwald’ and traditions in the region have changed 2 Jul 11 Jul £789
also the chance to visit Mainau Island little over the centuries.
on Lake Constance and Lake Titisee,
the largest natural lake in the DAY 5 – This morning we travel to Lake Price Includes
Black Forest. Constance for a visit to Mainau Island, • 9 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
where the palms and citrus plants lend • Return ferry crossings
The Landhotel Rebstock in Schonach a Mediterranean flair in the summer. • Through coaching
is a charming, traditional Black Forest, Admire the Castle of the Teutonic Order • Services of driver/courier
family-run hotel in the centre of the as well as a 90min guided tour of the • Welcome drink in Schonach
village. There are only 25 bedrooms botanical gardens, butterfly house and • Guided tour of Mainau Island
so we get the undivided attention of Palm House. • Admission to Black Forest Museum
the family, with a warm welcome and and Mainau Island
excellent German home cooking. Being DAY 6 – Day of leisure. Check out the • Visits to Freiburg, Lake Constance,
a typical Black Forest building there are beautiful Baroque church and one of Lake Titisee and Triberg
about 15 steps to the front door but, the world’s largest cuckoo clocks or just
perhaps surprisingly and a bonus, there relax on the sun terrace of the hotel. Price Excludes
is an indoor swimming pool, a sauna • Single Room/Cabin Supplement
and a sun terrace. DAY 7 – Our excursion today takes us £195
to Lake Titisee. The Spa town is on • Holiday Insurance
the north shore of one of Germany’s
ITINERARY prettiest lakes. We will have time
DAY 1 – Europa Buscentre to Hull via to enjoy exploring the town before
Larne with P&O Ferries. continuing to Triberg, with its many
traditional wood-carving shops,
Overnight – P&O Cruiseferry (outside extensive range of cuckoo clocks and
en-suite cabin with side-by-side beds – the highest waterfalls in Germany!
all meals included)
DAY 8 – We commence our homeward
DAY 2 – Zeebrugge to Saarbrücken. with overnight stay in France.
Overnight – Mercure Saarbrücken Overnight – Mercure Forbach Centre ***
Süd *** (1 night D, B&B) (1 night D, B&B)
DAY 3 – We continue south this morning, DAY 9 – We catch the overnight ferry
past Strasbourg on the French/German from Zeebrugge to England.
border and into ‘Schwarzwald’ – the Overnight – P&O Cruiseferry (outside
Black Forest. A welcome drink awaits us en-suite cabin with side-by-side beds –
before dinner. all meals included)
Hotel – Landhotel Rebstock,
Schonach *** (5 nights D, B&B) DAY 10 – Hull to Belfast via Cairnryan
with Stena Line.
DAY 4 – Today we enjoy an excursion
to the region’s capital, Freiburg.
A magnificent Gothic cathedral Frieburg
72 Europe www.ulsterbustours.com
© German National Tourist Board