Classic European Christmas Markets Nov 25 – Dec 3, 2017 – 9 Days – 11 Meals

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Highlights

Black Forest, Strasbourg, Würzburg, Nuremberg, Rothenburg, Oberammergau, Innsbruck, Munich, Christmas Markets.

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  • Double

    $2,999pp

  • Single

    $3,199pp

DAY 1

Nov 25, 2017: Overnight Flight

Embark on a glorious holiday adventure that includes Europe’s finest Christmas markets.

DAY 2

Nov 26, 2017: Black Forest, Germany – Tour Begins

Your tour begins in the Black Forest. Here you will relish the peacefulness of the surrounding forested mountains. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Included Meals
  • Dinner
DAY 3

Nov 27, 2017: Black Forest – Strasbourg, France – Black Forest

Travel the picturesque valleys of the Black Forest and country roads of the Alsace to the provincial capital of Strasbourg, France where centuries of Roman, French, German and Alsatian influences blend together to lend this city its unique character. Enjoy a guided tour of the Old Quarter, “Petite France,” featuring the Cathedral of Notre Dame, considered one of the noblest achievements of Western architecture. Mingle with the locals as you explore the Christmas market featuring local crafts and traditional food and drink before returning to Germany.

Included Meals
  • Breakfast
DAY 4

Nov 28, 2017: Black Forest – Würzburg

Depart the Black Forest for the quaint Franconia region of Germany. Your destination is Würzburg. Stroll through the streets with your expert local guide and discover the city’s history. This ancient wine town is rich in historic sites, including the magnificent 18th-century residence of the prince-bishops, boasting the largest ceiling fresco in the world; and the ornate Alte Mainbrucke, the oldest bridge on the River Main. You will have time to browse for local specialties in the lively Christmas market.

Included Meals
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
DAY 5

Nov 29, 2017: Würzburg – Nuremberg – Würzburg

Start your day with a city tour of historic Nuremberg. Learn about old town’s 900-year-old ramparts that surround the city; the Imperial Castle; and the Justice Palace, where the War Crimes Tribunal sat in 1946. Your city tour concludes with a visit to the historic Nuremberg Christmas Market, one of the oldest and most famous markets in Germany dating back to 1628. Here you can spend time sipping Gluwhein and sampling roast sausages. Over 200 wooden stalls have given the Christmas market its name – “Little Town from Wood.” You can find items like Nuremberg spicy gingerbread, fruit loaves, bakery goods, sweets, Christmas tree angels and toys.

Included Meals
  • Breakfast
DAY 6

Nov 30, 2017: Würzburg – Rothenburg – Oberammergau

Begin your day with a stop in lovely Rothenburg, one of the most well-preserved medieval walled towns in all of Germany. After some free time to explore the town, continue on to Oberammergau, a perfect picture of a Bavarian Alpine village. Step back in time as you stroll the streets past old-world cottages and shops covered in colorful frescos. It is the ideal place to shop for cuckoo clocks, nutcrackers and Hummel figurines.

Included Meals
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
DAY 7

Dec 01, 2017: Oberammergau – Innsbruck, Austria – Oberammergau

Traverse the Bavarian landscape to the Tyrolean town of Innsbruck, nestled in the heart of the mountains. Today you have the choice of one of two leisurely walking tours: you may join a local guide as you discover the city’s history, culture and popular attractions including Maria Theresien-Strasse, the Hofburg and the Golden Roof; or, perhaps you would prefer to embark on a tour focusing on Innsbruck’s unique architectural structures including its famous ski jump. The remainder of the day is at leisure to shop in the many specialty stores and the cozy Christmas market.

Included Meals
  • Breakfast
DAY 8

Dec 02, 2017: Oberammergau – Munich – Oberammergau

This morning, travel to Munich and be introduced to this exciting city with a panoramic tour featuring the Marienplatz, the Glockenspiel and Olympic Park. Enjoy leisure time to independently explore Munich’s historic area and the Christmas market. Later, return to Oberammergau where you will have time to stroll about the village, perhaps shopping for the intricate woodcrafts the town is known for. This evening, enjoy a magical farewell dinner featuring a visit by local entertainers from this village, famous for its Passion Play.

Included Meals
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
DAY 9

Dec 03, 2017: Oberammergau – Tour Ends

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