Christmas Markets of Austria Germany and Switzerland Winter 2018/19

Tour Type: Christmas Spectacular
Brochure Type: AWS Europe and Britain 1819

Candles and carols, snowflakes and stollen - wander through central Europe's cosy Christmas markets sipping toasty Gluhwein as you admire the handmade wooden toys, delectable Christmas fare and intricate decorations drawing crowds every year to enjoy its enchanting festive cheer.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Vienna and Salzburg
  • Orientation of Munich, Oberammergau, Innsbruck and Lucerne
  • See stunning Alpine scenery
  • View Mozart's birthplace in Salzburg, the Marienplatz in Munich, the Golden Roof in Innsbruck, the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge in Lucerne
  • Visit the Christmas Markets of Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, Innsbruck and Lucerne
  • Visit Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein
Dining Highlights
  • 7 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 4 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (402) 397-6900 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14014879

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
8 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1ViennaArrive Vienna (2 Nights): Write your very own Christmas story on a festive foray to some of Europe's most magical Christmas Markets. Our journey begins in Vienna, which you will have an opportunity to explore before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception with drinks and a light meal followed by an evening orientation drive.Welcome Reception
Hilton Danube Waterfront
Day 2ViennaVienna Sightseeing and Christmas Markets: Join your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of the Austrian capital, from its Parliament and City Hall to the grand State Opera House and Hofburg Palace, once the home of the Habsburgs, one of the most powerful royal houses of Europe. We feed our Christmas spirit with a visit to the enchanting Christkindlmarkt this afternoon and feast on delicious gingerbread and Gluhwein, wandering past wooden stalls piled high with handcrafted toys, seasonal gifts and tasty festive fare.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3MunichVienna - Salzburg - Munich (2 Nights): Venture along the scenic Danube Valley to Mozart's beloved Salzburg, where we'll join a Local Specialist on a walking tour to see the beautifully manicured Mirabell Gardens and the Old City before crossing Alpine landscapes to Munich, the capital of Bavaria. This evening, we dine at our hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Sheraton Westpark
Day 4MunichMunich Orientation: Bundle up warmly and join your Travel Director on an orientation tour of one of Germany's liveliest cities. Embrace the festive cheer in Marienplatz with its impressive Town Hall and the ornate Glockenspiel. Then, spend the rest of your day savouring the sights, sounds and smells of Munich's Christmas market - a dazzling display of twinkling lights, carols and a magnificent Christmas tree. Continue your feast and indulge in Munich's unrivalled hospitality with an optional visit to a famous beer hall.Buffet Breakfast
Day 5InnsbruckMunich - Oberammergau - Innsbruck: We leave Munich behind and travel through the romantic Bavarian countryside en route to Oberammergau, which hosts the poignant Passion Play every ten years. Admire the village's intricate woodcarvings and elaborate frescoes depicting Bavarian themes before continuing to Innsbruck. Indulge in delicious Kiachl doughnuts and Gluhwein at the bustling Christmas market before returning to your hotel for dinner. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Grauer Bar
Day 6LucerneInnsbruck - Vaduz - Lucerne (2 Nights): A fairy-tale winter wonderland beckons as we see the ski jump that towers over Innsbruck and continue to Vaduz to view its turreted castle, perched perfectly above the Liechtenstein capital. Our final stop today is in Lucerne, where we'll spend the next two nights. Our orientation tour of the city takes us past the sad Lion of Lucerne and famous wooden Chapel Bridge. Buffet Breakfast
Day 7LucerneLucerne Orientation: Embrace the Yuletide cheer in true Swiss-style during a visit to Lucerne's Christmas market at Franziskanerplatz, in the heart of the city's Old Town. Ramble past traditional wooden stalls, a warm mug of Gluhwein in hand, and admire the swirling Christmas carousel with the joyful sounds of happy children. The rest of the day is yours to explore this charming Swiss city, or join your Travel Director for an Optional Experience to the peak of a nearby mountain top. Tonight, we celebrate our magical journey together during a Farewell Dinner filled with Christmas cheer and all the trimmings. Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 8Depart ZurichLucerne - Depart Zurich: We bid a festive farewell to our travel companions, returning home with magical Christmas memories. There is a morning transfer to Zurich airport from Lucerne. Conditions apply. Please Note: Please do not book flights which depart before 10am from Zurich airportBuffet Breakfast

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
11/23/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
11/25/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/26/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
11/27/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/28/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
11/30/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/02/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/04/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/05/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/06/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/07/2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/08/2018$1,595.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/09/2018$1,595.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/12/2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
12/13/2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
Christmas Markets: Are generally open from the beginning of Advent until 24 December 2018. Trafalgar reserves the right to substitute sites and excursions in keeping with the events of the season.

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