5 Star Package


Restaurant Carriages

Our Belle Trains 5 star carriages will feature all 3 coaches from the refurbished Swiss Prestige Continental Express including the unique Piano Bar Coach as well as more traditional carriages used for Dining on German charter trains. You will also be able to reserve a private table for 2 (supplement $1899 per table).

What's Included

  • 8 night’s hotel accommodation.

  • Train Journeys: Cologne or Frankfurt to Nuremberg, Nuremberg to Dresden, Dresden to Wernigerode and Wernigerode to Wiesbaden.

  • Coach transfers between the train and hotel or if in walking distance staff escort.

  • Luggage courier service throughout, transporting all luggage directly to and from your hotel rooms

  • A team of engaging and helpful staff both on board the train and at all hotels to ensure you have a wonderful and memorable holiday with us.

  • Full day excursion on the Harz Mountains Railway to the Brocken on Sunday 18th May.

  • A choice of optional excursions by foot, road coach or steam (supplement applies). Final optional excursions will be confirmed in late 2024.

​Food and Drink

  •  Breakfast will be provided in your hotel every morning.

  •  5 star passengers will be welcomed on board with a glass of bubbly and will receive lunch on board the train on days 1, 3, 5 and 8. 5 star passengers will also receive dinner either on board the train or in their hotels on days 1, 3, 5 and 8.

  • Lunch and dinner on the train includes a glass of wine with your meal. Any inclusive dinners in your hotels, drinks are not included.

  • On days 2 in Nuremberg and 4 in Dresden and 6 and 7 in Ilsenburg, passengers will be free to make their own arrangements to dine either in their hotel subject to availability, or one of the many bars and restaurants there.



For our 5 star passengers, we offer the most exclusive accommodation, hand-picked from each area and offering a rich diversity of hotel experience across the tour, from unique modern and historical boutique, to baroque palais, to country house, to grand historical.

Your luggage will be transported directly between your hotels whilst we are in Germany so you can relax and enjoy every moment. This is the case for all passengers regardless of class of travel or whether you join the start of the tour at Cologne or Frankfurt.


The Karl August Hotel

The architect designed modern boutique Karl August hotel defies categorisation and is in arguably one of the finest locations in the Old Town with direct access to the river Pegnitz.


The Taschenbergpalais Hotel

Set in the heart of Dresden’s Old Town, situated next to Dresden Castle in front of the Zwinger and adjacent to the Semper Opera House and Dresden Cathedral whilst being surrounded by the Royal Palace, Frauenkirche and beautiful Elbe riverbank promenade.


The Gewandhaus Hotel

Set in the heart of Dresden with the Frauenkirche, Semperoper Opera House, and Zwinger all in walking distance. Built between 1768 and 1770, behind the resplendent façade you will find all the amenities of modern times and experience the blend of individual design with comfort and historical elegance.


The Landhaus
Zu den Rothen Forellen

Set in the heart of Ilsenburg, just 15 minutes drive from Wernigerode. Perfectly positioned at the foot of the Brocken in the centre of the Harz National Park and directly next to a glittering trout lake, this country house setting is perfection itself.


The Nassauer Hof Hotel

This iconic grand hotel is set right in the heart of historic Wiesbaden opposite the magnificent Wiesbaden Kurhaus. A member of “Leading Hotels of the World,” the property was built in 1813 and has been the backdrop to history-making encounters.



Main Tour

(8 nights, 9 days)


per person based on double occupancy




Table for 2