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Bavaria is a beer lover’s dream, and Franconia, where we’ll spend the majority of our time, has the world’s highest brewery to people ratio! From bustling Munich to quaint towns like Bamberg and Bayreuth, you’ll get a great feeling for “Gem├╝tlichkeit” on this trip.

Day 1


Day 1

Date : April 1, 2019

Time : 9:00 am

arrival Munich, drive to Bamberg

upon meeting in Munich in the morning, we will visit Weihenstephan, the world's oldest brewery and enjoy lunch at their brewery restaurant. We will then head to Bamberg, about 2 hours away and check in to our hotel Dinner at a local brewery

Day 2

Date : April 2, 2019

Time : 10:00 am

Bamberg & Weyermann malt visit

Today, we will explore Bamberg, learn about its history and how beer played such a large role. In the afternoon, we will visit Weyermann malts and see how and where malt is milled and getting ready to be shipped across the world.

Day 3

Date : April 3, 2019

Time : 9:00 am

Bamberg brewery hike

Today, we will head out to a brewery hike on which we will be able to hit up to 13 breweries! The hike can be adjusted in length and public transportation back to Bamberg is available. Dinner at a local pub.

Day 4

Date : April 4, 2019

Time : 9:00 am


Today, we'll head to Bayreuth, less than 1 hour away and our home for 1 night. Maisel's Brauwelt is a very modern brewery experience, whereas the Catacombs were constructed between the 15th and 19th century. Enjoy a night out in Bayreuth or spend some time at the local spa (which also offers beer-treatments).

Day 5

Date : April 5, 2019

Time : 9:00 am


Today we'll head to Wolznach, home to the German Hop Museum, which we will visit. The Hallertau region is the largest hop growing region in the world and we'll pass some hop fields (depending on tour dates, hops might to be growing). We will spend the night at a hotel in the middle of hop country.

Day 6

Date : April 6, 2019

Time : 10:00 am

Munich, Craft Beer Festival

A short drive from Wolznach, we will head to our last stop, Munich. We will enjoy a guided city walk and lunch before heading to the Craft Beer Festival.

Day 7

Date : April 7, 2019

Time : 12:00 pm

Munich, Strong Beer Festival

Today we'll head to the strong beer festival (Starkbierfest in German) and enjoy our last day on this trip together before heading back home on Monday (or extending your trip).

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  • start: Monday April 1, 2019
    end: Monday April 8, 2019
    Group Size: 16 pax
    price: $ 1690 /Person