2024 Mini Spring TREFFEN
This Fast Lane Travel tour starts and ends in Stuttgart.
Join us and your Fast Lane Travel companions for another exceptional adventure beginning in Stuttgart at the beautiful Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin Hotel. Experience the local German cuisine, along with German wines and beer.
We will take a fascinating tour of Ludwigsburg Palace. Nicknamed the “Versailles of Swabia,” this 452-room Baroque palace complex has extensive gardens and is the largest palatial estate in Germany. You’ll be thrilled by our privately guided tour through the PORSCHE Factory and PORSCHE Museum.
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- Luxury accommodations
- Cocktails, wine & beer in the evenings
- Multi-lingual guides
- Pocket itineraries
- Meals included as noted (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- Who’s Who booklet
- Gratuities and entrance fees
DAY 1 - Depart from Home
Tuesday, April 16
Depart from your home for your overnight flight to Europe.
DAY 2 - Arrival in Stuttgart
Wednesday, April 17th
- Arrive in Stuttgart; check in at Steigenberger Hotel Graf Zeppelin
- Welcome to Germany dinner and drinks
After you check in and freshen up, you will have some free time until dinner. We recommend that you take a walk to help get over any jet lag. Turn right as you leave the hotel and walk to the Königstrasse – a pedestrian-only area with shops, museums, parks, cafes and more. This evening, we’ll meet in the lobby to take a short walk to Carls Brauhaus for a traditional “Welcome to Germany” dinner where you can also sample the delicious local beer and wine. (D)
DAY 3 - Ludwigsburg Palace
Thursday, April 18th
- Lunch followed by optional Drivers’ Briefing
- Ludwigsburg Castle tour
- Dinner and drinks
Enjoy breakfast in the Steigenberger Hotel Graf Zeppelin. Your morning is free to enjoy as you please. We will meet for lunch in one of the hotel’s restaurants, the Stüble, followed by the important Drivers’ Briefing where drivers on the other TREFFEN tours will complete the PORSCHE tour and rental waivers. Your attendance at the Drivers’ Briefing is optional.
After the briefing, our motor coach will transfer us to Ludwigsburg where we will have a fascinating tour of Ludwigsburg Palace. Nicknamed the “Versailles of Swabia,” this 452-room Baroque palace complex has extensive gardens and is the largest palatial estate in Germany.
After we return to our hotel from Ludwigsburg, you’ll have time to freshen up before we meet in the lobby for our short walk along the Königstrasse to the Schillerplatz for a delightful dinner. Tomorrow will be an exciting day after a good night’s rest at the Hotel Graf Zeppelin. (B, L, D)
DAY 4 - PORSCHE Museum and Factory Tour
Friday, April 19th
- PORSCHE Museum and PORSCHE Factory tours
- Lunch at the PORSCHE Museum
- Dinner and drinks at Stuttgarter Stäffele
Enjoy another delightful 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. You will also visit some closed-to-the-public areas like the New Car Delivery, Goodie Store and Special Selection. A fantastic lunch hosted by PORSCHE will be served to us at the PORSCHE Museum.
Later in the afternoon, you will return via the U-Bahn to the Hotel Graf Zeppelin.
This evening, we will transfer by motor coach to a fantastic restaurant, the Stuttgarter Stäffele, for a delicious dinner. Try the onion soup – it’s served in a real onion instead of a bowl! After this exciting day, you will sleep well at the Hotel Graf Zeppelin. (B, L, D)
DAY 5 - Depart Stuttgart
Saturday, April 20th
- Depart Stuttgart and return home or travel on to other destinations
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. (B)