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Constance: 1.5-Hour Night Watchman City Tour

1. Constance: 1.5-Hour Night Watchman City Tour

Discover Constance through the eyes of a night watchman of the 14th-century. Join them on their walk through the Niederburg, the oldest part of Constance, to protect and watch the citizens at night. Follow the watchman and become a witness of the important tasks and responsibilities of a night watchman. Hear tales you have never heard before. The night watchman's amusing anecdotes and exciting stories show you what life at night was really like centuries ago.

Heidelberg: 2-Hour Spooky Tour with Hangman’s Daughter

2. Heidelberg: 2-Hour Spooky Tour with Hangman’s Daughter

Enjoy a very special walking tour with ghost stories of Heidelberg. Join the Hangman’s Daughter on one of her walks and search for old haunted houses and witches hidings. Hear stories of poltergeists who wreak havoc in town houses, the souls of burned witches, and evil dogs in the darkest corners of the old town. Explore Heidelberg’s romantic old town and learn about dreadful crimes and cruel punishments during the Middle Ages. Find out how an executioner could make a living with his “services” in the old days and get to know the dark side of the town.

Heidelberg: 2-Hour Walking Tour with Night Watchman

3. Heidelberg: 2-Hour Walking Tour with Night Watchman

Immerse yourself in the spooky world of werewolves, ghosts, and vampires. Enjoy a tour guided by a night watchman through Heidelberg’s most famous lore and legends, and visit the creepy locations of murder and myths. Dressed in a lovingly made and detailed costume, the night watchman reveals the dark side of the romantic old town. Listen to stories that will truly give you goosebumps. Visit the locations of vicious murders and learn all about wild students and terrible monsters. Dare to venture down the picturesque streets in the evening and discover their secrets. Feel a cold shiver down the spine at the mention of supernatural beings and events.

From Würzburg: Romantic Road and Rothenburg Wine Trip

4. From Würzburg: Romantic Road and Rothenburg Wine Trip

Take a trip down an authentic German holiday route. Sample locally-made wines, and explore local landmarks in the company of a guide in historical costume. Begin your trip outside Würzburg main station. Board your air-conditioned coach, cross the River Main, and head for the vineyards of the Tauber Valley. Cruise past Bad Mergentheim and the wine town of Markelsheim as you enjoy your journey. Alight at Weikersheim to meet your guide in historical costume. Be led through a renaissance castle and park, designed in the style of Versailles. Encounter Röttingen, regarded as Germany's first European city, and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, claimed to be the most romantic city in Germany. Taste 3 different wines from the Markelsheim winegrowers' cooperative. Start with a welcome glass of Secco on the journey out, then enjoy a Müller Thurgau or Silvaner white as you drive along the vineyards in the Tauber Valley, and a glass of red on your way home.

Stuttgart: Old Town Guided Ghost Walking Tour

5. Stuttgart: Old Town Guided Ghost Walking Tour

Discover the eerie history of Stuttgart on a guided ghost tour in Old Town. See the Market square, Collegiate Church, the Old Castle, and the Schlossplatz. Learn about dark encounters with headless horsemen and shadowy figures that can still be seen at dawn today. Hear stories about the history of Stuttgart and find out, among other things, where the bean quarter got its name, what the city owes to a hidden stream, and about graveyards in the olden times.

Stuttgart Nature Experience Day

6. Stuttgart Nature Experience Day

Discover the nature of Stuttgart with a day of fun activities. Experience a wonderful, varied day around Max-Eyth Lake. Canoe along the River Neckar and take in the beautiful views as you go. Alternatively choose stand-up-paddle-boarding or water shoeing for a more unusual water activity. Back on land and equipped with a roadmap start by foot on an exciting, discovery tour. Solve puzzles as you wind your way through the wonderful vineyards of the area. Explore the local tourist points of Freienstein and Tappachtal, be rewarded with a magnificent view at the end. Get aboard a non-motorised scooter with a brake for the final part of the day and set off on a beautiful tour. Let a wonderful day come to the end back at the Riverhouse, you get a snack of sausage or cheese with delicious bread.

Frankfurt: Romantic Road & Rothenburg ob der Tauber Tour

7. Frankfurt: Romantic Road & Rothenburg ob der Tauber Tour

Embark on a day trip from Frankfurt along the Romantic Road, Germany's oldest and most loved holiday route. Travel through Würzburg into the Tauber Valley to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the epitome of German romanticism. Depart Frankfurt in the morning, start the drive through the Spessart to Würzburg. Passing the university town, the Tauber Valley will be reached. Bad Mergentheim and Markelsheim are located where three major wine-growing regions come together. Drive to the Würzburg Residence, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the official starting point of the Romantic Road. Crossing the River Main, enjoy views of the Marienberg Fortress and the Käppele, the Chapel of Grace. Visit the city of Weikersheim next, where the Renaissance castle and the Baroque garden can be visited. See the historic market square, then pass Röttingen, Germany’s first European town, and Creglingen. Rothenburg ob der Tauber will be reached at lunch time. Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a must when traveling in Europe. Famous sights are the medieval town wall, the historical marketplace, the town hall, the Gothic Parish Church of St. Jakob, and the Plönlein, an area featuring a colorful timber-frame house. The tour ends round-trip back in Frankfurt.

Stuttgart: Winter Sunday Brunch Buffet with Drinks

8. Stuttgart: Winter Sunday Brunch Buffet with Drinks

Treat yourself to a hearty Sunday brunch while on a visit to Stuttgart, Germany. Enjoy a mix of hot and cold dishes for a true continental dining experience, which takes place on every second Sunday from December through February. Dig into winter brunch at the Riverhouse on these dates from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Brunch includes the following: Mixed breadbasket with croissants, mini Berliners, walnut fruit bread, pretzels, butter, and two kinds of cream cheese Chocolate spread, assorted jams & honey Variety of sausages and cheeses Smoked salmon with horseradish and honey mustard sauce Bircher muesli, yogurt Various fruits and vegetables Eggs, scrambled or fried Bacon Sausages Waffles with applesauce, cinnamon, and sugar Grilled vegetables Italian pasta salad with pine nuts, dried tomatoes, parmesan & arugula Tomato mozzarella Lamb's lettuce with various toppings and winter dressing Gnocci with sage butter Game ragout with mushrooms Hazelnut spaetzle

Stuttgart: Winter Tour in a Covered Wagon

9. Stuttgart: Winter Tour in a Covered Wagon

Explore the landscape of Stuttgart in the winter. Enjoy a sleigh ride on a covered tractor wagon, through a winter wonderland. Stay warm inside as you travel through wintry Stuttgart, along the Neckar and through the vineyards. Feel the festive spirit in the air as you get cozy under warm blankets, and take in the lovely christmas decorations. Sip on a glass of mulled wine or punch, and some christmas cookies. Join in with some well-known Christmas songs to complete the Christmas spirit.

Cocktail, Massage, and Relaxation

10. Cocktail, Massage, and Relaxation

It is time to improve your work-life balance in an Oasis of relaxation. Be refreshed by a home-made mango Maracuja Spritz. Afterwards, go on a journey of the senses with a soothing massage. While you are at the beautiful Riverhouse you can admire the beautiful views of the Neckar. Take a nice walk through the vineyards and enjoy the nature around Stuttgart.

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What people are saying about Baden-Württemberg

Was a nice entertaining tour. "Grete" (Steffi) was very responsive to us and was also fun for one or the other. A short detour to the mulled wine stand was also possible. Our wishes and needs were addressed. So we were unloaded on time at our location for the rest of the evening ... thank you.

Great day, very nice staff. You have no Zeitlimmet, if it takes longer while hiking that's no problem. We really liked the diversity as a family (2 adults + 2 children 9 + 11). The hiking trails were beautiful with great views of the Neckar and the vineyards. A clear recommendation from us!

We were out with the hangman's daughter and it was just great. It chatted out of the sewing box and was so authentic that you were just pulled along. It was bitterly cold and yet you could not escape their stories.

It was a very nice tour, you could tell straight away that the night watchman has extensive knowledge. It was great that he conveyed this knowledge in such an entertaining way.

was very entertaining and we had a lot of fun, Betty is just a good entertainer who can inspire people in many ways. We can only recommend it. O&G