Original PCA Fall PORSCHE Treffen Stuttgart Driving Trip
Join us and your Fast Lane Travel companions for another exceptional PORSCHE Fest in Germany! We begin our adventure in Stuttgart at the beautiful Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin Hotel. We will visit the Mercedes Museum and learn the history of this amazing automobile. Experience the local German cuisine, along with German wines and beer.
We will drive the A8 and A7 Autobahns into the Bavarian Alps. We will take a guided tour of the PORSCHE Museum, enjoy lunch in the museum and end with an exclusive PORSCHE Factory tour.
We’ll continue our drive to Lake Constance and the lovely island of Lindau. We’ll check in to the Hotel Bayerischer Hof, a luxury hotel located on the banks of Lake Constance.
All accommodations, gourmet meals, cocktails and beverages, luggage van, car washes (dependent on water restrictions), gasoline, taxes and gratuities are all included per itinerary. Don’t miss out on all the fun – sign up today!
DAY 1 - Depart from Home
Wednesday, September 20 – Depart from your home for your overnight flight to Europe. If possible, we recommend that you arrive at least a day early (i.e., leave home on Tuesday, September 19th) to have more time to relax, adjust to the time change and enjoy the area. Call about our Early Arrival Program (hotel and dinner).
DAY 2 - Arrival in Stuttgart
Thursday, September 21 – After you check in and freshen up, we will meet for lunch in one of the hotel’s restaurants, the Stüble, followed by the important Drivers’ Briefing, where we will also complete the Fast Lane Travel Waivers of Liability.
This afternoon our luxury motor coach will take us to the fascinating Mercedes Museum where the history of motor vehicles is on display. This evening, we’ll walk to Wirtshaus Lautenschlager for a wonderful Welcome to Germany dinner.
DAY 3 - PORSCHE Museum and Factory Tour
Friday, September 22 – Enjoy breakfast in the Steigenberger Hotel Graf Zeppelin before boarding our luxury motor coach to Porsche Platz 1 in Stuttgart. You’ll be thrilled by our privately guided tour through the PORSCHE Factory and PORSCHE Museum, and we’ll also visit some closed-to-the-public areas like the New Car Delivery, Goodie Store and Special Selection. Lunch will be in the PORSCHE Museum at the renowned Christophorus Restaurant.
Later in the afternoon, the PORSCHE you selected will be waiting for you at the PORSCHE Museum. The Team at PORSCHE Drive will introduce you to your PORSCHE, including familiarization with the
PDK Transmission, the Navigation Systems, and the various routes to be driven. We will drive our PORSCHES back to the Hotel Graf Zeppelin where they will be securely parked overnight.
This exciting day will end with a fabulous dinner at traditional Swabian restaurant, the Stäffele. Try their delicious onion soup – it’s served in an onion! Not only is the food wonderful, but the selection of
wine and beer is fantastic!
DAY 4 - Drive Bavarian Alps to Lake Constance (~255 kms/159 miles)
Saturday, September 23 – Start your first driving day with a delightful breakfast at the Steigenberger Hotel Graf Zeppelin. After breakfast, we will line up our PORSCHES at the hotel for our departure. After leaving Stuttgart, we’ll drive the A8 and A7 Autobahns into the Bavarian Alps. Along the way, we will stop for lunch at a charming and colorful Autobahn rest stop. You’ll be amazed – it’s nothing like a rest stop in the U.S.
After lunch, we’ll continue our drive to Lake Constance and the lovely island of Lindau. We’ll check in to the Hotel Bayerischer Hof, a luxury hotel located on the banks of Lake Constance (called the Bodensee in German). Drinks and dinner tonight will be at this delightful hotel overlooking the harbor on Lake Constance.
DAY 5 - Return Drive to Stuttgart (~255 kms/159 miles)
Sunday, September 24 – Enjoy your last breakfast at the beautiful Hotel Bayerischer Hof. We’ll check out and begin our drive back to Stuttgart. You may have the opportunity to join or renew your membership in Fast Lane Travel’s 150 mph Club on one of the no-speed-limit Autobahns.
We’ll arrive back in Stuttgart when you must sadly return the PORSCHE you’ve fallen in love with! After returning the PORSCHES at the PORSCHE Museum, we’ll transfer back to the Hotel Graf Zeppelin and check in once again.
This evening, you’ll have the opportunity to experience the Canstatter Volksfest – it’s the Oktoberfest in Stuttgart. It’s an amazing experience and a wonderful ending to your TREFFEN. You’ll enjoy food, drinks, music and fun!
DAY 6 - Depart Stuttgart
Monday, September 25– Enjoy another fabulous breakfast at the Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin. If you are departing for North America, you will be transferred to the Stuttgart Airport for your return flight.