8 Day Escorted Tour

Christmas Markets of Austria, Germany & Switzerland

Christmas Markets of Austria, Germany & Switzerland.from $6,195.00pp

4 countries | 8 Cities | Meals | Flight Credit

Fill your festive cheer with candles, carols, snowflakes and stollen. As you wander past heaving market stalls and pay tribute to old-world traditions, local craftsmanship & mesmerising city backdrops. Get ready to experience Christmas Markets in Austria, Germany & Switzerland!

Delight in the festive spirit as you explore the picturesque streets adorned with twinkling lights. Fragrant aromas of mulled wine and gingerbread. Immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of Vienna, Munich, and Zurich. As you browse through the stalls filled with unique handicrafts, traditional treats, and delightful gifts. From the magnificent Vienna Christmas Market to the enchanting Lucerne Christmas Market. Each stop on this itinerary promises a truly magical experience. Indulge in seasonal delicacies, sip warm spiced drinks, and revel in the joyous celebrations of the holiday season.

Isn’t it exciting when European Christmas markets open in the winter? They are truly a magical experience in bringing holiday cheer.

Christmas Markets in Vienna

Step into the joy of Christmas with the beautiful streets of Vienna as your backdrop. Punch and chestnut stands to draw customers with seasonal treats and stallholders get shoppers in the Christmas spirit with handcrafted goods.

German Christmas Markets

Nobody in Germany should leave without a visit to one of the Christmas markets, an essential part of the Yuletide season. They should be seen, smelled, tasted and totally experienced. Christmas markets usually take place around a huge Christmas tree from the end of November to a day or two before Christmas.

Charming Swiss Christmas Markets

Each major city like Bern, Zurich, Geneva, Lucerne, Lugano, Montreux, and Basel—hosts multiple Christmas markets along busy streets and cobblestone lanes. They typically last the entire month of December. They often include traditional crafts such as candle dipping for the children to try.

Join this unforgettable journey and create treasured memories that will last a lifetime. Book your Christmas Markets tour today and immerse yourself in the festive splendor of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland!


Inclusions

  • Accomodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Breakfast
  • Flight Credit
  • Sightseeing
  • Some Dinners
  • Some Lunches
  • Taxes
  • Transportation

Itinerary

Christmas Markets Austria Germany Switzerland Guided Tour Map

Fly from Australia to Vienna (Using your Flight credit)

Tour

Day 1
Welcome to Vienna
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 an orientation drive followed by a Welcome Reception with drinks and a light meal.
Accommodation Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront
Included Meals: Welcome Reception

Day 2
Discover Vienna's Spectacular 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 winter palace 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 Glühwein, wandering past wooden stalls piled high with handcrafted toys, seasonal gifts and tasty festive fare.
Accommodation Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3
Journey to Munich
Venture along the scenic Danube Valley to Mozart's beloved Salzburg, where we'll Dive Into Culture with a Local Specialist on a walking tour to see the Mirabell Gardens and other sights that featured in the filming of the 'Sound of Music'. Later, travel past beautiful alpine landscapes to Munich, the capital of Bavaria. This evening, we dine at our hotel.
Accommodation Holiday Inn Munich Westpark
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4
Enjoy Bavarian Munich's Magical Christmas Markets
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 enjoy the Gemütlichkeit atmosphere at one of Munich's most traditional restaurants.
Accommodation Holiday Inn Munich Westpark
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5
Off to 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 at the bustling Christmas market before returning to your hotel for dinner.
Accommodation Tivoli Hotel Innsbruck
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6
Venture to Lucerne
A winter wonderland beckons as we see the ski jump that towers over Innsbruck before continuing to Vaduz to view its turreted castle, perched perfectly above the Liechtenstein capital. Our final stop today is Lucerne, where we’ll spend the next two nights. Our orientation tour of the city takes us past the sad Lion of Lucerne and the famous wooden Chapel Bridge.
Accommodation Hotel Astoria Lucerne
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7
Explore Lucerne's Festive Glittering Lights
This morning choose to join your Travel Director for an Optional Experience to the peak of a nearby mountain top. 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 Glühwein in hand, and admire the swirling Christmas carousel, filled with the joyful sounds of happy children. For lunch we celebrate our magical journey together during an exclusive Be My Guest experience filled with Christmas cheer as you Connect With Locals in their home.
The rest of the day is yours to spend at leisure or perhaps join an optional cruise on Lake Lucerne.
Accommodation Hotel Astoria Lucerne
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8
Journey Home
We bid a festive farewell to our travel companions, returning home with magical Christmas memories.

Transfer to the airport for your flight home (Using your Flight Credit)
Included Meals: Breakfast

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