Detailed Trip Itinerary for Fabulous Franconia Tour 2024

Wednesday July 31

  • Leave USA overnight flight to Munich (MUC)

Thursday Aug 1 (Wolnzach)

  • 7- 9am: Arrive at MUC
  • 10am: Pick up: Clear Customs meet Trip after customs.
  • 11am: Drive to Bavarian Hops region Wolnzach
    • Check in Gasthaus Haimerlhof
  • LUNCH: Tradition Bavarian Gasthaus Siebler
  • 2:00 – 4:30pm: Spaten Brewery tour
  • Dinner: Augustiner Keller

Friday August 2 Bamberg

  • Morning: Drive to Bamberg with stop in Erlangen
  • Late morning: Steinbach Brau VIP Tour and Bier Museum
  • Lunch: Steinbach Brau.
  • Afternoon: Entla’s Keller VIP Tour (beer caves) ending in Biergarten
  • Evening: Drive to Bamberg Check into Hotel Messerschmitt
    • We are here 5 nights.
  • Evening: Free time to rest and explore Historic Bamberg

Saturday Aug 3 Bamberg

  • Morning: Breakfast
  • 9 – 12 Walk# to Weyermann Malting Facility. VIP Tour & Tasting
    • # Option to take city bus
  • Lunch: Local Bierstube
  • Afternoon: Guided City Tour
    • Wegbier (Beer walking between several local breweries
  • Dinner: Fässla Brewery

Sunday Aug 4 - Erbach

  • Morning: Breakfast
  • Daytime Events: Drive to Baumwipfelpfad Steigerwald
    • Treetop walks above the forest.
    • Guided tour
  • Afternoon: Lunch Klosteranlage Ebrach Monestary
    • Guided tour
    • Organ Recital in Church
  • Evening: Return Bamberg
  • Dinner: Schlenkerla (World Famous for Smoked Beer)

Monday Aug 5 Mörhendorf

  • Morning: Breakfast
  • Daytime Events: VIP Bratwurst Manufacture Tour
    • Guided tour
  • Lunch: Bratwurst Company
  • Afternoon/Evening: Forchheim
    • Annafest (2nd largest Beerfest after Oktoberfest)
    • Dinner Annafest
  • Return to Bamberg

Tuesday Aug 6 Nürnberg

  • Morning: Breakfast & Check out Gasthaus Messerschmitt
  • Activities: VIP Nürnberg city tour including Beer Cellars under city
  • Lunch: Hausbrauerei Altstadthof
  • Afternoon: VIP Tours Old Castle, Old town
  • Dinner: Bratwursthäusle
  • Evening: Drive to Freising
    • Hotel Gasthaus Lerner

Wednesday Aug 7 Freising

  • Breakfast: Lerner
  • 10am: VIP tour Weihenstephan Brewery (oldest brewery in the world)
  • Lunch: Weissbräu Huber (famous for their Hefeweissen)
  • Afternoon: Free time to explore historic Freising
  • Dinner: Weihenstephan Bräustüberl
  • Evening: Goodbye get together: Weihenstephan Biergarten

Thursday Aug 8 MUC Airport

  • Morning: Checkout and back to Munich airport to depart to USA

NOTE: If you plan on staying longer, I have several recommendations for you to consider.