We would love to have you join us.  This page explains how to make reservations for our longer (7- to 11-day) tours.

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There is no charge for making a reservation request.  We will reply confirming that we can meet your request and advising of the deposit and final amounts due.

A non-refundable Deposit is required to secure a Confirmed Reservation.  The per person Deposit amounts are specified on the individual tour web pages and in the downloadable Itinerary PDFs.

You can pay the Deposit (at Reservation time) and the Balance (45 days before the tour) by credit card (MasterCard or VISA), by PayPal, by check, or by bank transfer.


Online Reservation Requests


Our online Reservation Request forms are easy to fill out and send, and they will speed things up for us and for you too.  There are separate forms for the various types of day and short tours.


For private editions of the scheduled 9-day tour itineraries please enquire at this email link.

Reservations for our day and short tours are on a separate page.



Billing and Payment Procedures

After you make a Reservation Request you will receive an email acknowledgement and an Invoice listing the details of your booking
and the total cost.  Reservations are tentative until deposits are received.

If you will be paying by credit card (MasterCard or VISA)  ...

We're happy to accept credit cards but will not ask for credit card numbers in our Online form or in emails.  If you use the Online 
form or email to book a tour to be paid by credit card, Astrid Baur will telephone you to get the card number and expiry date. 

Your credit card information will be retained for automatic billing of the Balance Due 45 days prior to the tour date. 
Please advise of any credit card change in the meantime.

If you will be paying by Check ...

If you book online, by email, or by telephone, your reservation will be tentative until your check is received.

It is your responsibility to mail the final check to arrive at least 45 days prior to your tour date.

If you will be paying by bank transfer ...

If you indicate that you will pay by bank transfer, we will send the transfer account details.


Contact Information


Email is fast, flexible, and free. You can write to us at  this email link  (or castles.office@yahoo.com).

You can call us in Germany  (Eastern Time + 6 Hours):

U.S. Phone:  (202) 580 - 8732  /  Direct number in Europe:  +49  171  546 6839