Tuesday 7 October 2014

Castles and Palaces of Germany - package tour

Direct Flights offers fares from 6 Australian Cities

Tours of the 800-year-old Heidelberg Castle and the ornate Schwetzingen Palace will form part of a holiday package to Frankfurt, Germany, offered by Australian travel website, Direct Flights.

The package includes return flights to Frankfurt from six Australian cities with Singapore Airlines, a day-long castle tour and a five night hotel stay at the three-star Holiday Inn Express, which has free wi-fi and is just a 15-minute drive from Frankfurt Airport. The package is available for sale to November 17, 2014.

Home to many financial institutions, Frankfurt is the second most important commercial centre in Europe, (after London) and is often nicknamed 'the smallest metropolis in the world', with a population of just 691,600. The city features a skyline of futuristic skyscrapers as well as preserved medieval buildings, such as those that line historic Römer Square.

Ideal for lovers of history, architecture and scenery alike, the included Castle Tour will depart Frankfurt and travel to 'fairytale fortress', Heidelberg Castle, with its spectacular ruins, impressive views and historic artefacts, including a 219,000 litre wine barrel, believed to be the largest in the world. A walking tour of Heidelberg's Old Town will then follow. The coach will then travel further south to Schwetzingen Palace, originally built for the art-loving Duke of Bavaria, with its majestic Rococo architecture, impressive gardens and gleaming marble statues. A drive along the famous German Wine Road back to Frankfurt will complete the tour.

The package is available for travel from June 8 to September 30, 2015, with fares starting from:

* $2232 per person, twin-share, from Perth

* $2233 per person, twin-share, from Melbourne

* $2239 per person, twin-share, from Adelaide

* $2244 per person, twin-share, from Darwin

* $2250 per person, twin-share, from Sydney

* $2251 per person, twin-share, from Brisbane

The package can be used in conjunction with other travel arrangements in Europe, subject to conditions. Fares can also vary according to selected dates. The fares quoted are lead-in prices based on low season fares and exclude peak periods such as school holidays. Conditions apply and fares are subject to availability and change. The fares include airline taxes and Direct Flights does not charge additional online booking fees.

The package is available on which offers a range of convenient payment methods including PayPal, direct bank transfers, BPay, Australia Post Bill Pay, POLi and American Express.

Visit, call 1300 234 909 or SMS your travel plans to 0477 765 003.

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