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8 Day Christmas Markets of Austria, Germany & Switzerland

Get in the holiday spirit in these European countries - the birthplace of many Christmas traditions!
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8 Day Christmas Markets of Austria, Germany & Switzerland

CruisePlus Land Offer

Vienna to Zurich

November 26, 2018

Trafalgar Land Tour

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

Highlights

  • Shop the handcrafted toys, seasonal gifts & tasty festive fare at the Christkindlmarkt in Vienna
  • Warm up with a beer at a famous beer hall in Munich
  • Delight your senses with a fairytale winter wonderland between Innsbruck & Vaduz

What we are Including

  • Roundtrip international airfare*
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • 8-day tour
  • 7 nights superior accommodation
  • 7 buffet breakfasts, 4 dinners
  • All transportation including luxury motorcoach & rail journeys
  • Guided daily sightseeing with an expert Travel Director & VIP entry to many sights with audio headsets
  • Porterage in airports & hotels
  • Taxes
  • Ask about extending your trip by adding on nights in Vienna or Zurich, or optional activities in each destination!
Package Price
Vancouver $3129pp
Toronto $2949pp

*Ask us about your gateway!

Note: Optional excursions, beverages, additional meals & gratuities are extra and are not included

All pricing is per person, based on double occupancy and in CAD

Itinerary

Vienna to Zurich

DAY 1 - ARRIVE 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. HOTEL Hilton Danube Waterfront MEALS Welcome Reception
DAY 2 - VIENNA SIGHTSEEING & 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 Glühwein, wandering past wooden stalls piled high with handcrafted toys, seasonal gifts and tasty festive fare. MEALS Buffet Breakfast
DAY 3 - VIENNA - 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. HOTEL Sheraton Westpark MEALS Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4 - MUNICH 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. MEALS Buffet Breakfast
DAY 5 - MUNICH - 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 Glühwein at the bustling Christmas market before returning to your hotel for dinner. HOTEL Grauer Bär MEALS Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6 - INNSBRUCK - VADUZ - LUCERNE (2 NIGHTS)
A fairy-tale winter wonderland beckons as we see the ski jump that towers over Innsbruck then 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. HOTEL Astoria MEALS Buffet Breakfast
DAY 7 - LUCERNE 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 Glühwein 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 mountaintop. Tonight, we celebrate our magical journey together during a Farewell Dinner filled with Christmas cheer and all the trimmings. MEALS Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
DAY 8 - LUCERNE - 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 b10 ame 10am from Zurich airport MEALS Buffet Breakfast

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