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Travelling in the times of King George was not always an easy task. Endless journeys, bumpy roads, swaying carriages and no modern amenities. Thankfully it is a pleasure to travel nowadays and as Germany is only an hour away your next regal adventure is all but waiting at your doorstep. You don’t need to be “blue-blooded” to be treated like Royalty - our reputable tour operators offer highly affordable tours to help create a truly majestic Royal Tour of Germany.
Fred.\ Holidays was born out of a desire to provide people with the holiday experience - made holidays and short breaks designed to customers’ own individual requirements. Fred.\ Holidays boasts an experienced, friendly and well-travelled team, each with their own fields of expertise. We suggest 2 itineraries as a taster of the shared Royal Heritage – George I died in Hanover and George II was the last monarch to be born outside Great Britain.
Inghams is an award winning specialist tour operator for Lakes & Mountains holidays with over 80 years’ experience. Our Gardens of Lake Constance tour explores the diverse gardens of this beautiful region, from the monastery on the nearby island of Reichenau to the sculptured labyrinth of Salem Castle and the magnificent 'Flower Island of Mainau', considered by many as home of Germany's most impressive array of floral displays.
The Railtrail brand has been operating quality escorted rail holidays for 35 years. Tour itineraries are full of vibrancy and imagination reflecting their unrivalled knowledge. Tours to destinations and events that only occur occasionally each year and are of no interest to larger companies due to there being no opportunity for multiple departure dates. Railtrail clients consistently say that their Tours always include that unexpected something extra.
Travelling in our small groups, uninsulated from the world you are visiting by a coach window, allows you to get an up close and personal experience of your destination and to discover the essence of the place you are visiting. You will get to see not only the big ‘must see’ highlights but also the less discovered places, you will get a feel for the history and culture that has shaped the country as you see it today and you will taste the food the way the locals do it. We are dedicated to making exploring the world on foot a fantastic and positive experience for everyone; both us as travellers and the locals whose country, culture and lifestyle we have come to enjoy.
Travel without borders is an experienced boutique tour operator specialising in tailor-made and special interest holidays to Germany. The company organises accommodation and transport, such as Eurotunnel if you travel with your own car or flights and car hire. Travel without borders prides itself on purely focussing on Germany as a destination and offers a truly personal and flexible service. If you are not keen to join an escorted tour, but would like to discover the Royal Heritage Route on your own and at your own pace, then travel without borders will be happy to arrange a suitable itinerary for you.
Martin Randall Travel is the leading cultural tour specialist in the UK. The 7-day tour “The Dresden Festspiele - Art & Music in the Electoral Capital of Saxony” is led by art historian Dr Jarl Kremeier, who leads walks to see the fine 18th- & 19th-century architecture and outstanding art collections.
Wheel2Wheel Holidays offer leisure cycling holidays throughout Germany. Discover Britain’s royal relationship with Germany by bike along excellent cycle routes and named paths in areas such as Lower Saxony, Dresden and the Weser River region where there is a strong Royal connection that can be easily explored by bike.
Golden Compass is a specialist Group Travel Operator, expert in travel to the UK, Europe and North Africa as well as many other destinations worldwide.
To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian succession to the British throne, leading group travel specialist German Travel Centre is offering flights to Hanover from Heathrow, Birmingham or Manchester that will link up with locally organised group tours to visit the ‘Sieben Schlösser’ – seven palaces that lie in the Leine and Weser Mountain area of northern Germany.
Great Rail Journeys invites you to discover the German heritage of the British Royal Family, tracing their origins from the House of Hanover to the union of both crowns 300 years ago.