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FAHS Eagles in Germany Tour:
September 22 - October 1, 2022

Special Event Rates:
USD 2,000.00 pp in Double Room
USD 2,305.00 pp in Single Room

What to Know:
Tour begins at Frankfurt FRA Airport in the morning on 9/23 (your latest departure from the US on 9/22). Plan to meet the group at 09:45 am local time (CET) at Terminal 1 FRA. Return flights from Munich MUC Airport should be planned for no earlier than mid-morning on 10/1.

What's Included:

  • All-Inclusive 9-Day Package
  • 8 Nights in great 4-Star Hotels
  • 13 Included Meals on the Tour
  • 5 Dinner, 2 Lunch, 6 Breakfast
  • All Transfers by deluxe Bus
  • Entrance Fees and local Taxes
  • Full-time Tour Director / Guide
  • Our own Bus throughout the trip
  • Free (limited) Drinks on Bus
  • Guiding Services throughout
  • Frankfurt City Tour / FAHS sites
  • Free Evening (Sachsenhausen)
  • Enjoy a Rhine River Cruise
  • Special Wine / Brandy Tasting
  • Overnight in a Castle Hotel
  • Explore St. Goar on the Rhine
  • Reunion Dinner and Dance
  • Visit Rothenburg walled city
  • Special Medieval Feast Dinner
  • Discover Füssen in the Alps
  • Neuschwanstein Castle Tour
  • Photo Stop at Ettal Monastery
  • Scenic Drive on Alpine Road
  • Berchtesgaden Alpine Village
  • History Tour of "Eagle's Nest"
  • Lunch at the "Eagle's Nest"
  • Eagle Preserve visit (optional)
  • Enzian Schnapps Distillery
  • Enjoy a Munich City Tour
  • Visit the Munich Oktoberfest
  • Includes Beer Tent Reservation
  • Pre-Trip Travel Packets
  • ...and much, much more!

eagles in germany reunion tour

Enjoy traveling with your FAHS Family from Frankfurt to the beautiful Rhine River, medieval Rothenburg, Neuschwanstein Castle, Munich, Berchtesgaden, and famous "Eagle's Nest" in the Bavarian Alps...

Our Eagles in Germany Reunion Tour will be an amazing experience - enjoy our Frankfurt City Tour with an evening in Sachsenhausen. We include a Guided Tour to as many of the old military community sites as possible. Wonder what Gibbs Kaserne, Drake and Edwards, or Hicog look like now? This is your chance to see! Next, imagine enjoying cocktails on the Rheinfels Castle terrace with the Rhine River at your feet. Rheinfels has been watching over this part of Germany's lifeline for eight centuries, and the atmosphere of this very special place will surely leave a lasting impression on you. We'll have a first-class dinner at the castle restaurant, and even spend the night there! After a short Rhine River Cruise past the famous Loreley, we will have a private Wine Tasting in the lovely town of Sankt Goar (free sampling of some of the best wine in Germany and 15-year-old homemade brandies). We continue with a scenic stop in Rothenburg ob der Tauber (the best preserved medieval town in Germany) on our way to Füssen. Visit Mad King Ludwig II's enchanting Neuschwanstein Castle, and continue to beautiful Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps. One of the many highlights of the Tour will be our group lunch up at the famous "Eagle's Nest," an elevation of 1,834 meters (6,017 ft.) near Berchtesgaden. After an incredible time in the Alps, we will head up to Munich, the Capital of Bavaria. We will have a Munich City Tour and visit the famous Oktoberfest - this city is a great place to finish up the trip. Bavaria is everything German -- from the exciting beer halls and oom-pah music down to the Lederhosen and Bratwurst -- don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit Germany with your friends and family!

About the Event Rates: Our Eagles in Germany Reunion Tour begins at Frankfurt (FRA) airport, finishes at Munich (MUC) airport, and does not include your roundtrip airfare. Event rates start at only $2,000 per person (in double room) for the complete 9-Day Reunion Tour from Frankfurt to the Eagle's Nest including Munich Oktoberfest. Rates include your room in wonderful Hotels (8 nts), 13 meals, some drinks, entrance fees, sightseeing tours, guiding services, deluxe motor coach transportation throughout, FAHS T-Shirt, and local taxes and fees. The rates are based on double occupancy and 30+ attendees. All rates are based on the current USD/EUR rate of exchange and are subject to change.

eagles in germany reunion tour itinerary

Escape to Germany on our epic "Eagles in Germany Reunion Tour" including 8-Nights in great hotels, sightseeing tours, events and most meals, and a visit to Munich Oktoberfest with tent reservations!

September 22: IN FLIGHT - to Frankfurt (FRA) Airport

September 23: FRANKFURT AM MAIN
Arrive today (or earlier) at Frankfurt International Airport and enjoy a full day of touring our old stomping grounds in Frankfurt on the Main River; with stops at as many sites as possible, including the area of the former Abrams Complex, the Abrams Building ("Farben" Building), and Terrace Club. Lunch. This afternoon we will continue our amazing time in Frankfurt with more sites in town before heading to our hotel for check-in and dinner. Tonight we enjoy our FAHS Welcome Dinner. Overnight in centrally-located hotel in Frankfurt am Main. (D)

September 24: FRANKFURT AM MAIN
Breakfast buffet this morning. Special Guided Tour of our old Frankfurt American High School (now a German Professional School). Lunch. Afternoon at leisure to go shopping, wander around town, visit a museum, or to check out your favorite spot in Frankfurt. Have dinner on your own before we explore Sachsenhausen as a group tonight. Overnight in centrally-located hotel in Frankfurt am Main. (B)

September 25: RHEINFELS CASTLE
Breakfast and hotel check out this morning. Next, we transfer to Rüdesheim on the Rhine River and board our boat for a 1.5 hour River Cruise past the famous Loreley to St. Goar. Weather permitting, this section of the river boasts some of the most impressive views of Rhine castles, vineyards and more and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once we arrive in Sankt Goar, we will have a break for lunch and a private Wine and Brandy Tasting. This afternoon, we continue the adventure at our castle hotel, Schloss & Villa Rheinfels. Enjoy the incredible views when we meet for cocktails in the castle bar. After taking in the sunset over the river, we will head into the castle restaurant for our Castle Dinner. Overnight in castle hotel in Sankt Goar am Rhein. (B, D)

September 26: ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER
Breakfast and check out of our castle hotel this morning. We continue our journey from the Rhine River south into Bavaria with a scenic stop in the medieval city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber on the Romantic Road. Lunch en route. Free time in Rothenburg Old Town for shopping or visiting the medieval Museum of Crime and Punishment. Continue to the charming village of Füssen at the foot of the Bavarian Alps. Late afternoon arrival and check in at our traditional Bavarian country-style hotel. Special Medieval Feast dinner tonight for our group in the Old Town of Füssen. Overnight Füssen. (B, D)

September 27: NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE
Breakfast and hotel check-out this morning. Transfer to Schwangau and either walk, enjoy the carriage ride, or take the mountain bus up to the entrance of the castle. Guided Tour of the enchanting Neuschwanstein Castle. Undoubtedly the most famous castle in the world, Neuschwanstein was commissioned by Bavarian King Ludwig II in the middle of the 19th Century. Return to Schwangau for a lunch break. Continue along a portion of the scenic and historical German Alpine Road to the resort village of Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps, near the Austrian border. Hotel check-in and dinner at the hotel tonight. Overnight in a centrally-located hotel in Berchtesgaden. (B, D)

September 28: THE EAGLE'S NEST
Breakfast. This morning we will have a scenic drive up to the Obersalzberg mountain and then we will catch the specially-equipped mountain buses that take us 4,000 feet in elevation up to the infamous "Eagle's Nest" (historical mountaintop restaurant with fantastic views of the surrounding alpine countryside). Optional visit to the Obersalzberg Eagle Preserve - where you can witness living birds of prey up close! Continue back down to Berchtesgaden town center for free time this afternoon and evening. Dinner on your own tonight. Overnight in a centrally-located hotel in Berchtesgaden. (B, L)

September 29: BERCHTESGADEN / MUNICH
Breakfast. For those who want to, we will offer a morning visit to the local Enzian Schnapps Distillery for some free tasting (optional). Nothing like some good schnapps in the morning! Check out of our hotel (mid-morning) and continue to the Autobahn and make our way north towards Munich, where we will be for our last two nights of the trip. Lunch en route. This afternoon we enjoy a City Sightseeing Tour of Munich; the Capital of Bavaria. We will show you as many of the architectural and historical highlights of this wonderful city as possible; including a visit to the beautiful Marienplatz Square in the old town where you will see the famous Glockenspiel (Bell Tower). Late afternoon arrival at our Munich hotel for check-in and dinner on your own. Visit the Oktoberfest on your own tonight, if you wish - or save yourself for our final night. Overnight in a centrally-located hotel in Munich. (B)

September 30: MUNICH OKTOBERFEST
Breakfast (optional) on your own. Mid-morning stroll to the nearby Theresienwiese (Theresa's Meadow), fairgrounds, and site of the famous Munich Oktoberfest. Short orientation before we visit Munich Oktoberfest: the world-famous beer festival. We have a 6 hour slot in the afternoon at one of the famous beer tents. Lunch inside the beer tent at Oktoberfest. Dinner and optional further free time at Oktoberfest on your own. Overnight in a centrally-located hotel in Munich. (L)

October 1: IN FLIGHT - from Munich (MUC) Airport

the fine print

Reservation Policy
Book Alpventures / FAHS Eagles in Germany Reunion Tour by May 30, 2022. A completed and signed Tour Reservation Form and a refundable $200 deposit (per person) are required to book this Tour. Payments are made to: ALPVENTURES. Payment in full is due by July 20, 2022 and must be paid in USD by check, credit card, or bank transfer.

Cancellation Policy
Although Tour cancellations are not anticipated, Alpventures® reserves the right to cancel Tours for any reason, prior to Tour departure date, in which case the entire payment will be refunded without further obligation on Alpventures® part. In the case of Tour Participant cancellation, a full refund will be granted up to 30 days prior to Tour departure. Click here to read Alpventures full Tour Booking Terms