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8 Day Christmas Markets of Germany & Austria - Thursday Departure

8 Day Christmas Markets of Germany & Austria - Thursday Departure


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Austria , Germany

Cities Visited

Munich, Nuremberg, Salzburg, Vienna

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Germany
Depart for Germany

DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Munich
Arrive in Munich and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure to discover Munich's Christmas Market. This evening at approximately 6pm, enjoy an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager, followed by a Welcome Drink and Dinner at your hotel. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 4 pm on Day 2 of the itinerary, or earlier if possible
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Saturday - Munich City Tour & Christmas Market
This morning, tour Munich and view the major sights of the city, in particular, Nymphenburg Palace, former summer palace of the Wittelsbach dynasty. Continue via the Olympic Stadium to view many of the famous squares, including the delightful Marienplatz to see the Glockenspiel clock with its playful mechanical figures. Here, you can begin exploring the largest and most famous Christmas market of Munich. This afternoon is free to further discover the over 20 Christmas markets located throughout the city or, join the optional to Linderhof & Oberammergau. Admire the artistically decorated Linderhof castle, built by "Mad" King Ludwig II along with a guided tour of the palace. Proceed via the Ettal Monastery to Oberammergau, world-famous for its Passion Play
Optional: Linderhof & Oberammergau (PM)
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Sunday - Nuremberg Christmas Market
This morning, travel to Nuremberg to visit Germany's most famous Christmas market. With nearly 180 wooden stalls richly decorated with traditional wares, the market has earned the colorful title “Little Town from Wood and Cloth”. Enjoy free time to perhaps sample a glass of mulled wine and the local roasted sausage
Overnight: Nuremberg
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Monday - Salzburg City Tour & Christmas Market
This morning head to Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and famous setting for the Sound of Music movie. Upon arrival, take a guided walking city tour of Salzburg where you will view such sights as the cathedral, Getreidegasse, St. Peter's monastery and views of the mighty 11th-century Hohensalzburg fortress. Enjoy free time to browse Salzburg's Christmas Market with a variety of stalls full of decorations, holiday gifts and gingerbread
Overnight: Salzburg
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Tuesday - Vienna City Tour & Christmas Market
Today, travel to Vienna, the former center of the Hapsburg Empire. Begin along the famous Ringstrasse and view the State Opera House, Parliament and City Hall, the site of the lively Christmas Market. Tonight, attend the optional Mozart & Strauss Concert, featuring the classical masterpieces of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss, two of Vienna's most famous citizens
Optional: Mozart & Strauss Concert (PM)
Overnight: Vienna
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Wednesday - Full Day in Vienna
Enjoy a day at leisure to explore Vienna's Christmas Markets or, join the optional tour to Bratislava. This morning, enjoy an excursion across the border to Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. For centuries, this city has been famous for its charm and beauty. It has undergone a major revitalization and now flourishes as one of Europe's newest capitals. The beautifully restored old town with its winding lanes and medieval courtyards is nestled between the steep Castle Hill and the Danube River. Tonight, share a farewell dinner with your travel companions at a traditional, historical restaurant in the Austrian countryside
Optional: Half Day Bratislava (AM)
Overnight: Vienna
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Thursday - Depart Austria
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

Please Note: Land Price does not include airfare, departure or arrival transfers, airline taxes and fuel surcharges.

Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Munich, Vienna-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights First Class accommodations
  • 2 nights Munich
  • 1 night Nuremberg
  • 1 night Salzburg
  • 2 nights Vienna
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 9 meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
  • Special Features

  • Experience the charm of the world-famous Christmas markets in Munich, Salzburg, Nuremberg & Vienna
  • Tour Munich, Bavaria's capital with its delightful "dancing" Glockenspiel clock
  • Visit magical Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart and scene of the Sound of Music
  • View Vienna with its magnificent Baroque palaces, parks and monuments
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

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    Accommodations

    Holiday Inn Munich-Westpark
    This first class hotel is located in Munich's Sendling-Westpark neighbourhood.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Westpark
    This first class hotel is located in Munich's Sendling-Westpark neighbourhood.

    Hotel Europa
    This first class hotel is located a short walk away form Mirabell Palace.

    Wyndham Grand Salzburg
    This first class hotel is situated in the city of Salzburg.

    Wyndham Grand Salzburg
    This first class hotel is situated in the city of Salzburg.

    Roomz Hotel Prater
    This first class hotel is a ten minute walk from Vienna's Prater park.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Westpark
    This first class hotel is located in Munich's Sendling-Westpark neighbourhood.

    Ramada by Wyndham Nuernberg Parkhotel
    This first class hotel is located on beautiful urban park grounds, halfway to the city center and fairgrounds.

    Hotel Europa
    This first class hotel is located a short walk away form Mirabell Palace.

    Mercure Salzburg City
    This first class hotel is a ten minute walk from the Mirabell Palace.

    Mercure Salzburg City
    This first class hotel is a ten minute walk from the Mirabell Palace.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Westpark
    This first class hotel is located in Munich's Sendling-Westpark neighbourhood.

    Hotel Europa
    This first class hotel is located a short walk away form Mirabell Palace.

    Wyndham Grand Salzburg
    This first class hotel is situated in the city of Salzburg.

    Wyndham Grand Salzburg
    This first class hotel is situated in the city of Salzburg.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Leuchtenbergring
    This first class hotel is located nearby the Leuchtenbergring railway station.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Leuchtenbergring
    This first class hotel is located nearby the Leuchtenbergring railway station.

    Hotel Pullman Munich
    This first class hotel is located in Schwabing, Munich's Bohemian district.

    Ringhotel Loew's Merkur
    This first class hotel is a five minute walk from the Nuremberg Central railway station.

    ARCOTEL Castellani Salzburg
    This first class hotel is located just outside the city center in a picturesque garden setting.

    Radisson Blu Park Royal Palace Hotel
    This first class hotel is a ten minute walk from the Schoenbrunn Palace.

    Hotel Savoyen Vienna
    This first class hotel is located in the Diplomatic Quarter next to the Belvedere Palace Park.

    Hotel Savoyen Vienna
    This first class hotel is located in the Diplomatic Quarter next to the Belvedere Palace Park.

    Hotel Savoyen Vienna
    This first class hotel is located in the Diplomatic Quarter next to the Belvedere Palace Park.

    Austria Trend Parkhotel Schonbrunn Vienna
    This first class hotel is a ten minute walk from the Schonbrunn Palace.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Westpark
    This first class hotel is located in Munich's Sendling-Westpark neighbourhood.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Westpark
    This first class hotel is located in Munich's Sendling-Westpark neighbourhood.

    Ramada by Wyndham Nuernberg Parkhotel
    This first class hotel is located on beautiful urban park grounds, halfway to the city center and fairgrounds.

    Hotel Europa
    This first class hotel is located a short walk away form Mirabell Palace.

    Hotel Europa
    This first class hotel is located a short walk away form Mirabell Palace.

    Wyndham Grand Salzburg
    This first class hotel is situated in the city of Salzburg.

    MOOONS Vienna
    This first class hotel is a three minute walk from Vienna's main railway station.

    MOOONS Vienna
    This first class hotel is a three minute walk from Vienna's main railway station.

    MOOONS Vienna
    This first class hotel is a three minute walk from Vienna's main railway station.

    Roomz Hotel Prater
    This first class hotel is a ten minute walk from Vienna's Prater park.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Westpark
    This first class hotel is located in Munich's Sendling-Westpark neighbourhood.

    Hotel Europa
    This first class hotel is located a short walk away form Mirabell Palace.

    Mercure Salzburg City
    This first class hotel is a ten minute walk from the Mirabell Palace.

    Mercure Salzburg City
    This first class hotel is a ten minute walk from the Mirabell Palace.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Westpark
    This first class hotel is located in Munich's Sendling-Westpark neighbourhood.

    Holiday Inn Munich-Westpark
    This first class hotel is located in Munich's Sendling-Westpark neighbourhood.

    Roomz Hotel Prater
    This first class hotel is a ten minute walk from Vienna's Prater park.

    Roomz Hotel Prater
    This first class hotel is a ten minute walk from Vienna's Prater park.

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