BLACK FOREST & ALSACE 09N|10Dfrom
Private hiking adventure through two beautiful regions in Germany and France
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- Mountain forests with many different tree species and birds
- Famous 900 year old cathedral in Freiburg i.Br.
- Beautiful views of Lake Titisee
- Picturesque boat ride on Lake Titisee
- Charming Colmar with its quarter «Little Venice”
- Château Haut-Koenigsbourg, witness of 800 years of European rivalry
- Wine tasting in Alsace
- SPECIAL REMARKS
- Hiking Level: easy; relaxed pace with frequent stops on well-marked trails and/or dirt roads with gentle undulating terrain. Few ascents and descents. Terrain also includes non-flat trails in valleys, meadows, around lakes and rivers.
- Described trip can be modified and combined with easier or more challenging hikes!
- Minimum number of participants: 6 persons.
- More tailor-made guided active tours in Switzerland and Europe on request!
- 10 days English speaking professional tour guide
- 4 nights in Hinterzarten, 3* hotel, double standard room with private facilities, breakfast
- 4 nights in Turckheim, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
- 1 night in Zurich Airport, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
- 1 welcome and 1 farewell drink
- 1 lunch incl. wine tasting on day 7
- 1 Black Forest cake with coffee or tea on day 4
- Private transfers according to programme
- Hochschwarzwald Card valid for local train and boat rides on day 2, 3, 4
- Train ticket in 2nd class from Turckheim to Colmar and return on day 6
- Airport Shuttle on day 10
- Entrances to all sites and museums according programme
- All taxes, VAT and service charges
EXTRAS PER PERSON
- Meals and drinks throughout tours
- Additional hotel nights that may be necessary due to airline schedule changes or other factors
- Supplement for single room
- Other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).
- Activities and entry fees which are not listed above
Zurich to Hinterzarten
Individual arrival in Zurich. Meet your tour guide at the airport and transfer by private coach to Hinterzarten, Black Forest in Germany. Village stroll in Hinterzarten. Overnight in Hinter
The Feldberg Nature Reserve (3h)
In the morning take the train and local postal bus to the Feldberg pass and walk through the nature reserve. You will pass mountain forests, down to the glacial Lake Feldsee. In the afternoon you continue to walk down the Seebach valley. Return by train to Hinterzarten. Overnight in Hinterzarten.
Freiburg i.Br. (2h)
Train ride to Freiburg i. Br., the capital of the Black Forest Region. During the walk, see the famous cathedral built in 1120 AD. A local city guide will inform you about the past and present of the Black Forest capital. The afternoon is at your disposal. Return by train to Hinterzarten on your own. Overnight in Hinterzarten.
In the morning travel by train to Titisee and enjoy an idyllic hiking path around the stunning Titisee. We take the opportunity to swim in the Alemannenhof, where you can enjoy a piece of traditional Black Forest cake. If time allows, there is the possibility of a boat trip on the lake. Return by train to Hinterzarten. Overnight in Hinterzarten.
Black Forest to Alsace (2h30)
In the morning travel by private coach from Black Forest to Alsace. On the way visit the almost intact fortress Neuf-Brisach, built at the end of the 17th century. Continue by coach to your hotel in Turckheim. Village stroll with your tour guide. Overnight
In the morning travel by train to Colmar. Guided city tour through the charming historical center with countless treasures from the middle ages to the 20th century. Visit of the Bartholdi Museum. The afternoon is at your disposal. Return by train to Turckheim on your own. Overnight in Turckheim
The Alsace vineyards and castles (3h30)
In the morning private coach to the Château Haut-Koenigsbourg. Built in the 12th century, this castle has witnessed eight centuries of European conicts and rivalries between lords, kings and emperors. An organic lunch buffet will be waiting in Katzenthal. After lunch, experience the winesrst-hand. Following the wine tasting hike back in the vineyards to the hotel. Overnight in Turckheim.
The World War I battleeld (3h)
In the morning private coach to Le Linge, a French battleeld where a major conict of WWI took place. Here you visit a field lecture and the interesting museum. In the afternoon take a walk in the «Ballons des Voges,» a protected area made up of woodland, pasture, wetland, farmland and historical sites. Return by private bus to your hotel. Overnight in Turckheim.
Turckheim to Zurich (1h30)
In the morning private coach to Château du Hohlandsbourg. Take a walk past the three Castles of Eguisheim, offering a magnificent panorama. Short visit and individual lunch in Eguisheim, elected as the most beautiful village in France in 2013. In the afternoon transfer by private coach to Zurich and check-in at your airport hotel. Overnight in Zurich Kloten.
After breakfast independent shuttles to the airport for your
Light home and end of the tour.
Tour Cost Excludes: Cost for Ticket + Visa + Insurance, No Porterage included.
Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure. The tour price is subject to increase without notice if this rate changes substantially prior to the departure of your tour. Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us pay TV, mini-bar, telephone calls, etc. Meals other than what is mentioned in your Itinerary. Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides other than that mentioned in “Tour Cost Includes”, Overseas Mediclaim, Tips to Driver: € 3 per pax per day (Compulsory), vouchers are not transferable and valid only for the services mentioned there. Any services not specifically requested, confirmed, and noted on vouchers will not be rendered. All extras to be paid directly to the hotels / the service providers.
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Cancellation / Refunds:
Cancellation charges will be levied for bookings canceled after confirmations are done. Requests for refund should be made in writing within 14 days after the scheduled completion of the services. Refund requests for curtailed stays cannot be processed unless provided with documentary evidence from the hotel / the service provider. All refund requests are subject to obtaining a refund approval from the hotel / the service provider and no refund can be given without this approval. GLOBUS HOLIDAYSreserve the right to process and whether or not to approve the refund request and if necessary charge an administrative fee. For packages, no refunds can be processed for partially utilized services and no-Shows. In the event of a show, GLOBUS HOLIDAYS reserves the right to release the complete booking and levy 100% cancellation charges.
Notice given for Cancellation Charge
More than 45 Days 25% of total holiday cost
44-29 Days 50% of total holiday cost
28-15 Days 75% of total holiday cost
14- 0 Days 100 % of total holiday cost
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During your holiday your driver, tour leader, guide, hotel, or other service providers may offer services or excursions which are not included in the price of your holiday or listed in our itinerary. Since they do not form part of your tour with us, we do not accept any responsibility for their cancellation or curtailment or for any loss, damage, injury or death that you may suffer. If you wish to make a complaint or bring a claim in relation to such excursions or activities, then you should contact the person who offered them to you directly.
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a) Transportation costs (including the cost of fuel);
b) Dues, taxes, or fees chargeable, such as landing taxes or embarkation or disembarkation fees at ports and airports; or
rates available in the month of November
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If we do not have a minimum of 25 Pax required to operate the group tour, we might operate the tour on another date. We might operate the tour on another date, or we can withdraw the tour departure. If the group will reach late due to a traffic jam or any other justify reasoning. It’s possible that we can cancel the sightseeing/excursion. In the event of a breakdown of a coach on a touring holiday, our liability will be limited; if for any reason we cannot provide a replacement coach and that you miss out on a significant attraction we will reimburse the amount which we have paid to the supplier, though we will endeavor to replace the coach at the earliest. However, sometimes delays will occur due to many reasons beyond our control. In this event, we are also entitled to use a replacement coach that we deem fit to conclude the rest of the journey. The replacement coach may or may not have the same amenities as the original coach. Passengers will be responsible for any services missed out by them due to not following the stated time; this includes meals, transfers, sightseeing, flight, etc.