The Best Cultural Tours in Germany

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Get ready to embark on an unparalleled journey with one these exceptional cultural tours in Germany. We've invested our time and effort to scrutinize a wide selection of trips from top-rated companies, ensuring that we bring you the very best travel experiences. Our analysis covers crucial factors such as pricing, guest ratings, service excellence, sought-after destinations, and thrilling activities. Whether you're an intrepid wanderer or a novice traveler, these handpicked cultural tours will provide an unforgettable adventure in Germany.

With a deep and rich history, Germany's cities and small towns showcase a variety of architecture, art, theatre, cultural traditions, and more to visitors and locals alike. Many of the big cities are home to not just art museums, but also museums that provide insight into German and European history, technology, food, and its people. Even the small towns across the country offer their own piece of history and art, as the countryside is dotted with castles and ancient ruins showcasing medieval times, Roman history, and modern periods up to and after the major wars.


The Top 3:

  • 12 Days, $1979.00

  • 12 Days, $3595.00

  • 13 Days, $3549.00

What are cultural tours like in Germany?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 60 trip options analyzed
  • $355 average price per day (USD)
  • 4 to 13 days in length
  • 4.57 of 5 average rating
  • 103 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of cultural tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.57 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 103 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 4 days, while the longest is 13 days. When it comes to physical activity, tour options are organized as easy and moderate, with a majority being easy tours. For travel styles, you'll find tours classified as family and romantic, with most of them being family. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 60 cultural tours, you can rest assured that Germany has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Cultural Tours in Germany
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Cosmos



12 Days Start/End in Frankfurt-am-Main 14 Destinations 50 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible journey that has received a 4.7 out of 5 rating from previous guests. Rest assured, this trip is all about local culture and family-friendly activities, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. With a duration of 12 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 50 people, and is good for travelers aged 5 or older. This itinerary covers 14 captivating destinations, with stops in Lubeck, Berlin, Dresden, and Leipzig, among others. Frankfurt-am-Main will be the beginning and end of your trip. This fantastic option, organized by Cosmos, presents an unbeatable value at just $152 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$1,829
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Trafalgar



12 Days Start/End in Frankfurt-am-Main 10 Destinations 48 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 12 days, this trip has a maximum size of 48 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 5 or older, it is organized by Trafalgar, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. On this amazing journey, you'll experience sailing and sightseeing. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 10 destinations, featuring Cologne, Hamburg, Berlin, and Dresden. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Frankfurt-am-Main. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around local culture and family-friendly activities. Available at an unbeatable price of only $266 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Sailing
  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$3,195
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Globus



13 Days Warsaw to Munich 11 Destinations through Poland, Germany 30 People at Most Ages 5 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional trip, visiting Poland and Germany, that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 13 days, this jouney will have 30 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers aged 5 to 80 years old. This terrific trip also highights local culture and family-friendly activities. Expertly organized by Globus, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $246 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$3,199
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Globus



8 Days Berlin to Munich 9 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 5 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable trip is offered by Globus which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $291 per day. Traverse through 9 enchanting destinations, with Neuschwanstein, Oberammergau, Munich, and Brandenburg among the must-see stops along the route. Berlin marks the starting point, while Munich stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities. The maximum group size is 30 people, welcoming travelers aged 5 to 80 years old.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$2,329
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
by Insight Vacations



12 Days Berlin to Munich 13 Destinations 40 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 4.5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. You'll love the emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, too. With a duration of 12 days, this trip offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 40 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 5 or older. This trip visits 13 destinations, including Black Forest, Titisee, Neuschwanstein, and Dresden along the way. Beginning in beautiful Berlin, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Munich. Brought to you by Insight Vacations, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $312 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$3,740
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Globus



12 Days Start/End in Frankfurt-am-Main 12 Destinations 46 People at Most Ages 5 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled voyage for 12 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 46 participants at most. Experience a trip that takes you to 12 remarkable destinations, including Cologne, Dusseldorf, Berlin, and Leipzig. Frankfurt-am-Main will be both the start and end of your journey. Globus, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 5 to 80 years old. With an emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $300 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$3,599
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Intrepid Travel



8 Days Munich to Budapest 4 Destinations through Germany, Austria, Hungary 12 People at Most Ages 15 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic trip has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars, visiting Germany, Austria, and Hungary. Explore 4 incredible locations on this trip, including Salzburg and Vienna. Munich marks the starting point, while Budapest stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. Lasting 8 days, the maximum group size is 12 people, and it's good for travelers aged 15 or older. Organized by Intrepid Travel, this is a great deal because it's only $308 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
$2,460
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Insight Vacations



8 Days Berlin to Munich 7 Destinations 40 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.7 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey is the perfect choice. Rest assured, this trip is all about local culture and family-friendly activities, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. Discover a journey that spans 7 destinations, with notable stops in Dresden, Nuremberg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and Brandenburg. Beginning in beautiful Berlin, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Munich. Spanning across 8 days, the journey accommodates 40 individuals, and is suitable for travelers aged 5 or older. Offered by Insight Vacations, this remarkable journey is priced at just $356 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$2,850
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
by Trafalgar



8 Days Frankfurt-am-Main to Berlin 5 Destinations 50 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Visit the Christmas Markets of Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Wartburg Castle in Eisenach, Erfurt, Weimar, Dresden, Leipzig, and Berlin on this extensive 8 day tour of Germany's famous holiday markets. Start in Frankfurt and end in Berlin. Your tour package includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more. Welcome to Germany and the start of your magical trip to experience the festive markets. Each year in November and December the atmosphere builds through Germany with the start of Christmas celebrations. Towns and villages are decorated, Christmas markets open and the wonderful aroma of 'Stollen' and 'Gluhwein' is experienced around every corner. Explore Frankfurt's dynamic financial center and medieval Romerplatz. Travel to Bavaria and arrive in the medieval walled town of Rothenburg. Enjoy an orientation walk with your Travel Director where you will see traditional half-timbered houses and the old Town Hall. Try traditional cuisine or shop for gifts during your free time at the Reiterlesmarkt. Then continue to Nuremberg and admire the mighty ramparts and St. Sebald's Church before visiting Germany's most famous Christmas market in the main square. The market sells arts and crafts as well as 'Zwetschgenmannle' - decorative figurines made out of prunes. Visit a very atmospheric Christmas market held in the courtyard of the impressive UNESCO World Heritage Wartburg Castle in Eisenach. Enjoy typical German food, beverages, crafts, music and entertainment. Later travel to see the largest Christmas market in the province of Thuringia. This medieval market takes place on Cathedral Square in Erfurt with the impressive background of St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Severus Church. These form the perfect backdrop for more than 200 stalls and a big Ferris wheel. See the 120 meter long Merchants' Bridge which has 32 houses along its length - the longest inhabited bridge in Europe. In Weimar, enjoy the taste and smells throughout the historic market square of this UNESCO World Heritage town. Travel to Dresden − known as 'Florence on the Elbe'. Spend time seeing the highlights of this astonishing city including the Opera House and Zwinger Palace. Then experience the magic of Dresden's Striezelmarkt which is Germany's oldest Christmas market. You'll find a blaze of lights, the aroma of mulled wine and Christmas songs. On the second weekend in advent the locals pay homage to the Christmas pastry which originated in their city, the original Dresdner Christstollen. Taste typical Saxon delicacies and buy traditional handicrafts... View Tour Description »

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$2,750
TourRadar
by Insight Vacations



12 Days Berlin to Munich 13 Destinations 40 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.5 out of 5 rating. With 13 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Frankfurt-am-Main, Mainz, Loreley, and Bacharach, and more. Berlin marks the starting point, while Munich stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. This terrific trip also highights local culture and family-friendly activities. Spanning across 12 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 40 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 5 or older. Brought to you by the renowned Insight Vacations, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $419 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$5,025
TourRadar

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How much do cultural tours in Germany cost?

Average Daily Price Cultural Tours
$355

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for cultural tours when planning a visit to Germany. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of cultural tours in Germany based on data from 60 options is an affordable $355 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Germany.

And for more information on Germany, see Germany Travel Costs and Germany Hotel Costs.


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