Christmas Market Tour

8 Days Christmas Market Tour of Austria, Germany and Switzerland

8 Day Christmas Market Tour of Austria, Germany and Switzerland

EXPLORE, EXPERIENCE, ENJOY

Fill your festive cheer with candles, carols, snowflakes and stollen as you wander through exciting market stalls and pay tribute to old-world traditions, local craftsmanship and mesmerising city backdrops.

 

Vienna

Vienna

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Lucerne Christmas Market

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Munich Christmas Market

8 DAYS CHRISTMAS MARKET TOUR OF
AUSTRIA, GERMANY AND SWITZERLAND

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. Take the opportunity to explore on your own before meeting your fellow travellers. Today, your Travel Director will provide an orientation drive of the Austrian capital before dinner.

Arrival Transfer: 10:00am, 13:30pm
Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel

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.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel

Included Experiences:

Vienna City Tour
Walk through the first district, Inner Stadt, as your Local Specialist reveals the historic core of the city. Tour the Ring Road to see the Hofburg Imperial Residence, Opera House, Parliament Building and Karlskirche.


Optional Experience:

Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens
A wonderful evening of all things Viennese! We’ll enjoy a superb dinner with drinks, followed by a concert of Viennese classical music. With your ‘A Class’ tickets, you will experience works by Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performed in a classic, sumptuous setting and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine or juice during the concert. Please note: on occasion, a small gift will be offered in place of a glass of sparkling wine.
Adult: EUD 123.00

Journey to Munich

Venture to Mozart’s beloved Salzburg. Dive Into culture with a Local Specialist on a walking tour to see the Mirabell Gardens and iconic sights that featured in the filming of the ‘Sound of Music’. Later, dramatic vistas accompany your journey as you travel past alpine landscapes to Munich, the capital of Bavaria. This evening, dinner is served at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Leonardo Royal

Included Experiences:

Discover the sights of the ‘Sound of Music’ in Salzburg
Waltz through Salzburg with your Local Specialist seeing some of the sights that featured in the filming of the ‘Sound of Music’.

 

Enjoy Bavarian Munich’s Magical Christmas Markets
Bundle up warmly and join a Local Expert on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience to discover lost and forgotten Advent traditions. 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.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Leonardo Royal

Included Experiences:

Munich Orientation
During your orientation of the city with your Travel Director, 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.

Advent Traditions Tour
Discover Munich through Bavaria’s lost and forgotten Advent traditions, playing a significant part of regional cultural revitalisation, and stop for tastings along the way.

Optional Experiences:

Bavarian Evening
Explore Munich’s hidden alleyways, nooks and crannies. From its majestic gothic architecture, to magnificent baroque masterpieces, our Local Specialist will bring the past to life. Explore the symbol of the city; the Frauenkirch, see the Heroes Gallery and Dodgers Alley, then conclude with a greater understanding of the Viktualienmarkt, and its produce, where you can choose to enjoy a city picnic or be waited on, in the cities most famous beergarden. Prost!
Adult: 35.00EUD

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.

Meals: Breakfast , Dinner
Accommodation: Tivoli Hotel Innsbruck

Included Experiences:

Explore Oberammergau
Immerse yourself in the history of Oberammergau.

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.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel Astoria Lucerne

Included Experiences:

See Vaduz Castle
Explore Vaduz and admire the Royal family’s residence, Vaduz Castle, which overlooks the capital.

Lucerne Orientation
During an orientation with your Travel Director, see the Lion Monument, Old Town Hall and Chapel Bridge, the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe.

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel Astoria Lucerne

Included Experience:

Join a Local Family for a Family Lunch in their Home
Join a local family for an exclusive Be My Guest experience and Farewell Lunch in their home.

Optional Experience:

Mount Pilatus Explorer
Widely considered to be the loveliest of the mountain lakes, much of the shoreline of Lake Lucerne can only be fully appreciated from the water. As we cruise gently by, you’ll admire the spectacular homes of the fortunate few privileged to live on its scenic shores. Two drinks will be served during your trip.
Adult: CHF 54.00

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

Meals: Breakfast
Departure Transfer: 08:00am

 

Price per person in MYR
Room Categories Adult Rate
Standard Room From
12,690
(NP: 14,099)

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Include select experiences and activities
  • 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 3 Dinners
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences (additional fees) and free time

PACKAGE EXCLUSIONS

  • Return air ticket 
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Personal expenses  

TERMS & CONDITIONS

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  • Prices shown are in Ringgit Malaysia based per person in a twin-share room
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  • Prices shown in Trafalgar and Insight Vacations website are in USD ; and payment to Holiday Tours to be made in MYR
  • ROE for USD conversion is based on HTT Finance’s Weekly FOREX (above ROE at 4.872)
  • Non-refundable deposit of RM1,000 per person is required upon booking
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