936.581.3334 booking@historictoursoftexas.com
936.581.3334 booking@historictoursoftexas.com

Prince Carl and the German Colonies

0
Price
From$950
Price
From$950
Booking Form
Enquiry Form
Full Name*
Email Address*
Your Enquiry*
* Creating an account means you're okay with our Terms of Service and Privacy Statement.
Please agree to all the terms and conditions before proceeding to the next step
October 1, 2019
Select a package
  • Price Carl and the German Colonies PrivateSingle Private RoomAvailable: 12 seats
  • Price Carl and the German Colonies SharedDouble Shared RoomAvailable: 12 seats

Proceed Booking

Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account

626

Why Tour With Us?

  • Learn the history of this unusual and interesting state
  • Professional Knowledgeable Tour Guide
  • Hand-picked Tours & Activities
  • Small, intimate tours of no more than 10 or 12 like-minded, intellectually curious individuals

Get a Question?

Do not hesitate to give us a call.

936.581.3334

booking@historictoursoftexas.com

3 Days-Oct 1-3, 2019
Availability : Oct 1-3, 2019
Huntsville, Texas
New Braunfels, La Grange, Gruene, Comfort, Luckenbach, Fredericksburg
Max People : 12
Tour Details

The 1840s marked the arrival of many of the German settlers in Texas but the first German pioneer is said to have been Johann Friedrick Ernst. We will trace their steps from Indianola and follow the route of Prince Carl von Solms Braunfels to his colony at New Braunfels. From there, we will visit the German settlement towns at Gruene, Comfort, and the tiny settlement at Luckenbach. Moving inland we’ll explore the German history of Fredericksburg and visit the local museum.

Departure & Return Location

Huntsville, Texas

Departure Time

Depart at 9am.

Itinerary

Day 1Depart Huntsville for New Braunfels, 8am.

Explore early German settlements
Lunch in Hallettsville/LaGrange
Visit museums in New Braunfels
Afternoon on your own to sightsee
Bunk down in authentic German B&B

Day 2Depart for Central Texas German Settlements, 8am.

Visit Gruene and Comfort
Lunch in Willie Nelson’s famous Luckenbach, Texas
Arrive in Fredericksburg for German dinner
Spend the evening sightseeing around Fredericksburg

Day 3Free day to shop in Fredericksburg

Visit German Museums in Fredericksburg
Optional tour: Wineries of the Hill Country
(This tour will be booked separately)
Return to Huntsville

Photos