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Book the October 27, November 3, 10, 17 2024 departure of Greek Escape plus 2 nights in Santorini to receive an air inclusive package price of $2,599>/person. Package price includes round-trip trans-Atlantic air from NYC (EWR, JFK, LGA). Gateway cities available for an additional $100/person charge are BOS, LAX, SFO. Gateway cities available for an additional $200/person charge are DTW, JAX, MCI, MIA, WAS (BWI, IAD, DCA).
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*Book the October 27, November 3, 10, 17 2024 departure of Globus Greek Escape plus 2 nights in Santorini (KGPX) to receive an air inclusive package price of $2,599/person. Package price includes round-trip trans-Atlantic air from NYC (EWR, JFK, LGA). Gateway cities available for an additional $100/person charge are BOS, LAX, SFO. Gateway cities available for an additional $200/person charge are DTW, JAX, MCI, MIA, WAS (BWI, IAD, DCA). Gateway cities available for an additional $300/person charge are CLT, PIT, RDU. Gateway cities available for an additional $400/person charge are CHI (ORD, MDW) IND, SDF, BNA, MCO, PHL, SAN, TPA, AUS. Gateway cities available for an additional $500/person charge are ATL, CVG, CLE, DFW, DEN, IAH, LAS, MSP, MSY, PHX, SLC, SEA, STL, OKC. Not combinable with any other promotion. Not eligible for group allowance. Not available for Groups. Please call Globus or your Travel advisor for options regarding 8 or more guests traveling together. Must be booked & under land and air deposit between April 28 and June 1, 2024. Fixed price based on double occupancy for core vacation and does not extend to additional nights, extensions, non-brochure date airport transfers, single supplement fees or optional gratuities. Quotes available online or by calling a Travel Professional. 10 or more passengers travelling on the same flight itinerary is not allowed, parties of 8 or more may be restricted. Group air does not qualify. Limited to new bookings for US originating travelers and economy class Flex air tickets; Offer does not apply to instant purchase air. Price is based on lowest available airfare at time of booking. Alternate schedules may be available at an additional cost. Once ticketed, air reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket value. Changes to air reservations subject to airfare differentials between originally booked airline fare and re-booked air itinerary. Additional airline baggage fees may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for details. Air schedules are available approximately 330 days prior to last travel date. Flight schedules, routings and air carriers are at the discretion of Globus family of brands. Pre-assigned seating may not be available on all air segments. Additional restrictions apply; see Travel Terms for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. Prices are in US Dollars. CST#2017032-2. PRMYEA PRMYEA

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With the Welcome Back Credit, the more you travel, the more credit you earn toward future vacations. You can easily redeem your Welcome Back Credit towards a future Globus or Cosmos tour, or use your credit to experience a Monograms package or Avalon Waterways river cruise. In addition to the Welcome Back Credit program, if your plans changed, you could also be holding onto additional travel credits through a Letter of Credit and Peace of Mind Bonus Credit. The credit amount is based on the overall value of your vacation, from a $100 - $250 credit per person.
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The Welcome Back Credit is awarded upon completion of Globus family of brands vacations. Credit amount can only be applied to the land/cruise or cruise only portion of a new Globus family of brands vacation (excluding 2022 Oberammergau, Monograms City Getaways, and Custom/Charter vacations). Credit amount is per person and must be redeemed for a future vacation with a deposit within 2 years from date of credit issue. Bookings can be made by calling the Globus family of brands, online, or by contacting your preferred travel advisor. Passenger must activate redemption credit prior to redemption. Combinable with all applicable consumer promotions except those with any Globus family of brands special discount programs. Credit must be applied before final payment on a future booking. Credit is not redeemable for cash, non-refundable deposit, airfare, transfers, travel insurance, prepaid gratuities, pre/post nights, or optional excursions and is non-transferrable. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Valid for all participating Globus family of brands offices. Additional restrictions may apply.

Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Experience the holiday season like never before with a Christmastime cruise through Germany and France. From the beauty of the Black Forest to the glistening lights of Strasbourg’s Christmas markets, you’ll discover traditions and tastes that warm the heart. With views like no other, the shining stalls with crafts, cuisine, and curios come alive with music and merriment. Visit glowing German Christkindlesmarkt stalls as you cruise on the Rhine and Main Rivers through Heidelberg, a Main river village, Wurzburg, Bamberg, and Nuremberg.

  1. Day 1
    BASEL, SWITZERLAND (EMBARKATION)
    Welcome to Switzerland! Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.

    Flights into Zürich or Basel must arrive by 3 pm.

    Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

    Stroll through the city centre, enjoy the festive illumination and savor Christmas delicacies like waffles, gingerbread, sweets and Swiss raclette.

    EVENING CRUISE TO BREISACH

    (D)

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    Meals:   Dinner
  2. Day 2
    BREISACH, GERMANY. EXCURSION TO BLACK FOREST
    History, Artistry, and the Beautiful Black Forest

    CLASSIC Join A Guided Tour to explore Freiburg’s medieval city center, sheltered by the Black Forest amid vineyards and gardens of the Upper Rhine Valley, OR:

    DISCOVERY Join a Guided Tour to the magical Black Forest to experience local traditions and the vibrant Christmas mood.


    In the afternoon, you may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to visit the charming village of Colmar, with its half-timbered medieval and early renaissance buildings, and enjoy the warmth and glow of the Christmas season.

    Alternatively, spend your afternoon leisurely browsing Breisach’s lovely Christmas market to sample pretzels, mulled wine, and Black Forest cake.

    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO STRASBOURG

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  3. Day 3
    STRASBOURG, FRANCE
    Joyeux Noël in Strasbourg

    CLASSIC Come along for City Sightseeing, including the city’s gothic, stained-glass cathedral with its celebrated ancient murals and astronomical clock, as well as the magical La Petite France District.

    You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to beautiful Alsace, for an afternoon in a French wine-country village.

    Savor the warmth and glow of Christmas tradition by spending your free time this afternoon wandering the French winter markets of Strasbourg. Take in the lights, music, and the pleasures of the season.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO SPEYER

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  4. Day 4
    SPEYER, GERMANY. HEIDELBERG EXCURSION
    Winter Wonders and a Wine Barrel Fit for a King

    DISCOVERY Take a Guided Tour that includes the magnificent Heidelberg Castle at Christmastime to see the ruins of the magnificent renaissance treasure towering above the city, and its famed Great Vat—the world’s largest wine barrel After the tour, visit the local German Christmas Markets in Heidelberg.

    Alternatively, enjoy a relaxing sailing morning and explore the sights and sounds, tantalizing treats, and seasonal handiwork of Speyer Christmas markets.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO FRANKFURT

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  5. Day 5
    FRANKFURT. EXCURSION TO RUDESHEIM
    Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Wine Country

    DISCOVERY Tour the incredible Mechanical Music Museum for a one-of-a-kind instrumental experience in Rüdesheim, enjoy a special treat.

    Don’t miss the tantalizing treats, and seasonal handiwork of sparkling winter wonderlands in the city.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAIN RIVER VILLAGE

    (B,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  6. Day 6
    MAIN RIVER VILLAGE
    Hidden Gifts and Holiday Delights in Beautiful Bavaria

    CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of a picturesque village along the Main River.

    DISCOVERY Join a German Cookie-Baking Demonstration on board your ship while sailing.


    Later, enjoy live entertainment on board

    AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WÜRZBURG

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  7. Day 7
    WÜRZBURG
    Old Saint Nicholas, and Nutcrackers Sweet

    CLASSIC Take a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the “Pearl of the Romantic Road” with its Old Main Bridge, towering fortress, and baroque Bishop’s Residence.

    You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to the beautiful Bavarian town of Rothenburg. Visit the Käthe Wohlfahrt German Christmas museum—the world’s most extensive collection of traditional German Christmas decorations.

    Spend free time enjoying the festive, warm glow of Wurzburg’s Christmas markets.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BAMBERG

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  8. Day 8
    BAMBERG
    Christmas Customs and Cradle Scenes

    DISCOVERY Enjoy an onboard Christmas Traditions Lecture while sailing.

    CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Bamberg—medieval home of Germany’s Roman Empire dynasties. Stroll through dozens of Bamberg’s nativity scenes—from miniature to life-size.

    Take free time to enjoy the quaint Christmas markets, and warm up with traditional German dumplings, sausage, and a glass of hearty Bavarian ale.

    Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NUREMBERG

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  9. Day 9
    NUREMBERG
    Legends and History Lessons

    CLASSIC Choose a Guided Tour of Nuremberg’s medieval architecture, gilded fountain, Gothic cathedral, and Kaiserburg Castle, OR:

    CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of the historic Nuremberg Rally Grounds—used by the Third Reich.


    Spend free time browsing the spruce stalls of the Christmas Markets of Nuremberg. Sample favorite Bavarian fare—bratwurst, gingerbread, mulled blueberry wine, and countless other Christkindlmarkt culinary delights.

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NUREMBERG

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  10. Day 10
    NUREMBERG (DISEMBARKATION)
    Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

    (B)

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    Meals:   Breakfast

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Inclusions

  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • Christmas markets generally operate from late November until the third week of December.

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Accommodations

Gateway city for arrivals is Zürich.

Port charges:
$270

Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).

Please call for single accommodation price. Triples not available.

Zurich: Radisson Blu Airport
This modern, stylish hotel 330-room property conveniently offers direct access to the airport terminal, the perfect location for arrivals & departures. Dining options include an Italian restaurant specializing in fresh Italian dishes crafted with a modern twist and a Grill restaurant offering seafood and steaks dishes prepared in an open kitchen. The atrium bar has a 16m-high glass wine tower with over 4,000 bottles of wine and champagne and the outdoor terrace is the place for cocktails and light bites. Other amenities include two fitness centers (one on site and one at the airport), a hammam, as well as a sauna set in a plane's cockpit. Free internet access is available throughout the entire hotel.
Address:
Zuerich Flughafen
Zurich , Switzerland
Nuremberg: Le Meridien Grand Hotel
With the lustrous flair of a classic grand hotel, enhanced with state-of-the-art technology and convenient features, this 190 room historic legend has been hosting international luminaries for almost 125 years. Located in the heart of the ancient city centre, museums, shops, the city's famous market and the Imperial Castle are all just a short stroll away. All air-conditioned guest rooms feature flat screen TVs, in-room safes, Free Wi-Fi Internet access, USB mobile charging ports and elegant Art Nouveau-style marble bathrooms which skillfully highlight the fusion of classic and modern style. There is a Brasserie style restaurant serving authentic German cuisine as well as an Art Deco-style Atelier bar/lounge offering 1920s charm and a large selection of drinks and cocktails.
Address:
Bahnhofstrasse 1-3
Nuremberg , Germany

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Globus Tours Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.2
Accommodations
3.9
Itinerary
4.3
Professional Staff
4.5
Repeat with Operator
4.2
Value for Money
4

Ratings based off 10556 reviews about Globus Tours - currently showing 15 reviews with comments only

Globus has always been a good choice. Their tours are great. They have everything well planned.

We love Globus and have been on many tours including Avalon cruises and Independence City Stays too.

We have gone on several globus tours and always had a great experience. the hotels are all top notch, the travel arrangements great, the destinations and side trips wonderful.

We have taken several tours with Globus and will continue due to their professionalism, knowledge and quality of service.

We thoroughly enjoyed this trip. It was everything we expected and more. I would definitely book another trip with Globus. I look forward to my next tour.

Globus was a highly reliable company as usual.

The Globus tour director was excellent. He was very knowledgeable about the areas we visited and kept us occupies during the bus rides. The accommodations were very nice and conveniently located.

Globus is a first class operation. We have never gone wrong in booking a tour with Globus.

This trip to Portugal, Morocco and Spain was wonderful. A great experience from start to finish. Globus Tours are top notch.

It's usually hard to beat our expectations of a trip but Avalon most certainly did it. The atmosphere delivered, the food, the excursions and their wonderful staff made our vacation more than memorable.

Globus always provides very high quality. We were completely satisfied with our experience.

We have traveled many times with Globus. We consistently have found this tour operator to be reliable.

Excellent itinerary, outstanding guide, and a wonderful trip to a delightful country I would strongly recommend.

The tour cities and sites we visited were all great. The pace of the tour was good (not rushed with time to rest, shop or sight see on our own). Our tour director was fabulous (good communicator, knowledgeable, nice sense of humor). Our driver was a wonderful driver, I always felt safe. The extra excursions (I purchased all 4) were excellent and reasonably priced. I will use Globus again.

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