49 Newtownards Road
028 9015 1030
ATOL No. 11029
•Return flight from Dublin to Basel with Ryanair
•Return transfers between airport and hotel by coach or train
•7 Nights at 4* Maritim Hotel, Lake Titisee
•Bed, breakfast and 7 superb evening meals
•Excursion programme (See below)
•Services of tour escort throughout
•Full Financial Protection under ATOL 11029
Flight details: Ryanair (Subject to change)
30 Jul Dublin - Basel FR 7356 10.05hrs 1315hrs
06 Aug Basel – Dublin FR 7357 13.40hrs 14.50hrs
Baggage Allowance: 20Kgs checked plus 10Kgs hand luggage plus handbag, camera or laptop
Activity Barometer – Level 2-3
This holiday is suitable for almost everyone. Some of the walks involve a degree of fitness but there are easier alternatives for those who would not be able for these. Most activities would be a Level 2 or 3. If you are unsure, call us or check the website for further information.
For many, this is one of the most beautiful parts of Germany – from the beautiful mountains to the forests and lakes of the Black Forest, from castles to pretty villages. This is a packed itinerary, with plenty to keep you occupiedor you can just relax and do almost nothing. The choice is yours! We return once again to the lovely Maritim Hotel Titisee, which offers leisure facilities and gardens to enjoy the sunshine. (Did you know, Baden Württemberg, or the Black Forest to most of us, is the sunniest state in Germany. So, fingers crossed, we should all get a tan, too.
Maritim Hotel, Titisee
Lake Titisee lies right in the heart of the beautiful Black Forest and offers superb accommodation right on the lakeshore. Comfortable rooms, great food and good leisure facilities combine to make this an ideal base from where to explore the region or to simply relax. We have used many of the Maritim Hotels on our travels and have always been either pleased or very pleased. We featured the Maritim Titisee twice in 2018 and are delighted to be returning and are happy to call it home during our stay here.
for the entire duration of your stay, you will have the benefit of the "Black Forest Card" , offering you free transportation, free entrance to many attractions and reduced rates for many other services. Here are some of the benefit:
* 1.5 hours daily at "Badeparadies Schwarzwald" (See below)
* Free transport and cable-car to the Feldberg, the highest mountain in the Black Forest
* Daily lake trip on either the Titisee or Schluchsee Lakes
* 3 hours per day FREE use of BMW I_3
* Tour of local Schnapps Distillery
* FREE entry to "Marklin Model Railway" in Titisee
* FREE transport by bus and train throughout the region
Proposed Excursions (See below for further details)
Day trip to splendid Freiburg Market & Strasbourg for lunch
"A Walk in the Black Forest" - Various walks of varying degree
Day trip to the source of the Danube, Donaueschingen
More to follow......
See itinerary over...
Provisional Outline Itinerary
The details of this itinerary may change slightly due to weather, transportation, etc. but the various elements should all be retained.
Day 1.Tuesday, 30th July
Check in at Dublin Airport 08.00am
Ryanair flight departs 10.05am
Arrive Basel 1.15pm
Transfer by train or minibus from Airport to Titisee
Evening meal will be served around 7.30pm in hotel.
Day 2.Wednesday, 31st July
Itinerary to be finalised
Evening meal will be served around 7.30pm at local restaurant
Day 3.Thursday, 01st August
Free day, or you can join us on an excursion to the Black Forest's highest mountain, Feldberg by bus and cable-car. This is a half-day excursion, and for those who wish, there will be a two=hour walk with spectacular views of the region and the lakes.
Evening meal will be served around 7.30pm at the hotel.
Day 4. Friday, 02nd August
Today, we have a full-day excursion, departing the hotel around 09.00, dependiong on train times. We travel by train for approximately 40 minutes to the "Gateway to the Black Forest", Freiburg, where we have a short walk (approx 800m) to the centre of the "Old Town", where there has been a daily market for centuries, under the shadow of the stunning cathedral. We will spend approximately two hours in Freiburg, before departing again by train and tram for Strasbourg. We arrive early afternoon and will have time to explore the stunning old city, with its magnificent cathedral, its picturesque canals and its stunning architecture. Of course there'll be time for a snack, a driink, some shopping, a canal cruise. We get back just in time for dinner at the hotel.
Day 5. Saturday, 03rd August
To be finalised“
Day 6. Sunday, 04th August
Today is free for you to enjoy the locality.
Evening meal will be served around 7.30pm at a local restaurant
Day 7. Monday, 05th August
To be finalised
Day 8. Tuesday, 06th August
It’s homeward bound this morning. We depart the hotel around 9.30am for our coach and train to Basel, from where a short taxi ride takes us to the airport. We may posibly travel by minibus subject to numbers.
Check in at Basel Airport immediately on arrival.
Ryanair Flight FR7357 departs Basel 1.40pm
Arrives Dublin Airport 2.50pm
The Zugspitze - Photo courtesy of Wikipedia