The German National Vacationer Office (GNTO) and journey specialist Avanti Locations have introduced a joint marketing campaign to educate advisors and encourage their In shape clients to plan long run vacation to any of 17 less perfectly known, but historically significant towns about Germany.

The “Historic Highlights” marketing campaign is made up of a 54-website page downloadable e-brochure, “Germany’s Heritage Metropolitan areas,” and is developed to move together to consumers. Idea: Avanti is also offering advisors a $25 for every passenger gift card for every single Travel Management Support Fee (deposit) obtained.

The 17 historic cities are: 

  • Aachen, a Roman spa city and imperial city of Charlemagne with a single of the oldest cathedrals in northern Europe
  • Augsburg, a abundant Renaissance trading and banking hub
  • Bonn, launched by the Romans, Beethoven’s birthplace, and the previous cash of West Germany
  • Erfurt, boasting just one of Europe’s greatest-preserved medieval centers and the university where by Martin Luther examined
  • Freiburg, on the edge of the Black Forest and home to a medieval town centre and canals
  • Heidelberg, household to Germany’s oldest college and the ruins of a castle overlooking the Neckar River
  • Koblenz, at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers and the crossroads of conflict from Roman occasions by means of the 20th century
  • Lübeck, after the money of the impressive Hanseatic League and a UNESCO Earth Heritage Web page many thanks to its effectively-preserved Gothic and Medieval structures
  • Münster, residence to a Romanesque cathedral, medieval current market sq. from its glory days as a Hanseatic trading city, and baroque palace
  • Osnabrück, the only German city within just a countrywide park, has brick medieval architecture, as very well as early contemporary buildings
  • Potsdam, residence of Frederick the Fantastic’s respond to to Versailles—the Rococo-design Sanssouci Palace—and the web site of the 1945 Potsdam Conference, where by the Allies determined how to administer Germany at the conclude World War II
  • Regensburg, typically referred to as “Italy’s northernmost city” for its medieval Outdated City with winding slender streets and tall towers
  • Rostock, a medieval shipbuilding heart and colorful port city of the Hanseatic League
  • Trier, Germany’s oldest metropolis, known as “the next Rome” for its high concentration of Roman ruins, and is renowned for its Riesling wines
  • Tübingen, which has 50 {e0233a5a8ca3dab8ed448c5451aba2c38c77d167988a5d203483ecea09d61312}-timbered residences on a cobblestoned city sq. and a castle museum housing 40,000 calendar year outdated Ice Age artifacts discovered locally
  • Wiesbaden, a single of Europe’s oldest spa towns, with mineral springs savored due to the fact Roman times 
  • Würzburg, to start with settled in prehistoric times, then by Romans, Celts and Franks, but most effective regarded for its UNESCO Earth Heritage Web site, the Würzburg Home, an huge baroque/Rococo palace

New Itinerary and Private Tours

Tubingen Castle

The new e-brochure, which involves a GNTO-well prepared movie, not only supplies descriptions of the historic importance and sights of each and every town, but also suggests specific motels, encounters and prompt itineraries provided by Avanti, which can be modified to include things like the client’s preference of heritage cities.

Five customizable Avanti itineraries, like a person that is new, are described in the new e-brochure: “The Castle Street,” “Franconian Favorites,” “The Intimate Road,” “Taste of Bavaria” and the new “Regensburg Regional Highlights,” a four-day/3-evening stay with a private tour. 

There are four new private tours introduced in the e-brochure, as properly. Two new private walking tours are in Regensburg—one emphasizing medieval internet sites, the other a standard heritage tour with a conventional lunch and beer. In Freiburg, Avanti has added a private going for walks tour of a farmer’s industry with tastings and a private driving tour of villages in the Black Forest.

Also obtainable are working day and evening river cruises on the Rhine and Neckar rivers, non-public metropolis strolling tours and personal castle tours—some which includes beer or wine-tasting.

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