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Christmas Markets of Central Europe

 
 

Summary:

Discover Europe’s best fairy-tale Christmas Markets on this magical winter escapade. Join in the advent festivities in romantic Ljubljana and take in the views from Bratislava’s Castle in Slovakia’s capital. In Vienna explore one of Europe’s oldest Christ...

Duration
13 Days
Countries
5
Next Departure
25-Nov-2021
Starting at
USD 3,795.00
USD 3,416.00
Price per day
USD 263.00

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Christmas Markets of Central Europe

Summary

Discover Europe’s best fairy-tale Christmas Markets on this magical winter escapade. Join in the advent festivities in romantic Ljubljana and take in the views from Bratislava’s Castle in Slovakia’s capital. In Vienna explore one of Europe’s oldest Christmas market. Journey through the Bavarian Alps with their snow-capped mountains, musical Salzburg, the magical castle in Neuschwanstein, and on to heart-warming Munich.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Welcome To Zagreb
Day 2.
Zagreb Sightseeing
Day 3.
The Postojna Caves And Ljubljana
Day 4.
Ljubljana Sightseeing
Day 5.
The Slovakian Capital Of Bratislava
Day 6.
Bratislava Sightseeing And Vienna
Day 7.
Vienna Sightseeing
Day 8.
To Enchanting Salzburg
Day 9.
The City Of Mozart
Day 10.
A Scenic Drive To Innsbruck
Day 11.
Neuschwanstein And Oberammergau
Day 12.
Munich
Day 13.
Auf Wiedersehen Munich!

Visited Countries (5): Austria, Croatia, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia

Visited cities (10): Bratislava, Graz, Innsbruck, Ljubljana, Munich, Neuschwanstein Castle, Oberammergau, Salzburg, Vienna, Zagreb

 

Remarks

Highlights

Authentic Dining

  • Ljubljana: Spend time with your Local Expert at the Christmas markets and learn about some of the festive Slovenian delicacies on display and relish in a tasting.
  • Zagreb: Join your Travel Director for a Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant with the opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers over a pleasant evening with wine.
  • Salzburg: At the Christmas Market, meet a local stallholder and taste the delicious Lebkuchen with a fragrant cup of Glühwein.
  • Vienna: Toast your travels at your Celebration Dinner of Austrian specialties with wine.
  • Hall in Tirol: Perfectly situated in a 700-year-old building in the charming town of Hall in Tirol, savour a medieval banquet of Austrian specialties with wine.
  • Innsbruck: Savour a traditional meal accompanied by local Tyrolean music and entertainment.
  • Munich: Join your newfound friends for a festive Celebration Dinner with wine and good cheer!
  • Dining Summary: 12 Breakfasts (B), 6 Dinners with Wine (DW)

Insight Choice

  • Vienna: Choose between a Waltz masterclass with a ballroom instructor, to test your dancing skills, or alternatively, join a guided tour of Schönbrunn Palace.
  • Innsbruck: Choose between a horse and carriage ride or alternatively, visit the magical world of Swarovski Crystal.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Christmas Markets: Be dazzled by the magic of Christmas with local handicrafts and festive treats.
  • Zagreb: Ride the funicular to Gornji Grad, the medieval Upper Town, to view the former Presidential Palace, Stone Gate, St. Mark's Church and the Lotrščak Tower.
  • Postojna Caves: Enter by mini-train into these world-famous cave systems, before walking through an illuminated fairyland of stalactites and stalagmites.
  • Ljubljana: Explore this elegant capital with your Local Expert, to see the castle City Hall, Cathedral of St Nicholas and Triple Bridge.
  • Bratislava: Join your Local Expert for an exploration of the city centre. Enjoy the vistas form the Bratislava Castle then take a walk in the charming Old Town among 19th century palaces and see the Slovak National Theatre, Michael’s Gate and the Old Town Hall.
  • Vienna: Travel along the Ring Road to see the Hofburg Imperial Residence, Opera House, Parliament Building and Karlskirche.
  • Salzburg: With a Local Expert, see Mozart's family home and the 500-year-old Christmas Market in front of the cathedral. You'll also view the Hohensalzburg fortress and see Residenz Fountain when you spend some time in the Old Town.
  • Innsbruck: Enjoy an orientation with your Travel Director as you walk the narrow streets of the Old Town, lined with medieval houses and arcades, to see the Golden Roof.
  • Neuschwanstein: Visit the archetypal fairy-tale castle that allegedly inspired many of Walt Disney's castles. Led by a local historian, walk through the magnificent halls, take in the lavish decoration and enjoy spectacular views.
  • Oberammergau: Explore the town and see the theatre where the Passion Play has been performed since 1634 and the next performance will be in 2022.
  • Munich: See Feldherrnhalle in the Odeonsplatz, the Palace of the Dukes of Wittelsbach, the English Garden, the Hofbräuhaus, St. Peter's Church and the famous Marienplatz.

Travel Package

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Tour Zagreb Munich

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