8 Day Christmas Markets of Germany & Austria

2 Munich, 1 Nuremberg, 1 Salzburg & 2 Vienna
Round trip airfare from NYC, 6 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Flights New York-Munich, Vienna-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • 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

Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1, Friday - Depart for Germany
Depart for Germany

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Munich
Arrive in Munich and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure to discover Munich's Christmas Market. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 6 PM, followed by a light dinner at your hotel. We recommend that you select flights which arrive no later than 4 PM
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Sunday - 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, Monday - 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". Spend free time to perhaps sample a glass of mulled wine and the local roasted sausage
Overnight: Nuremberg
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Tuesday - 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, Wednesday - Vienna City Tour & Christmas Market
Today, travel to Vienna, the former center of the Habsburg 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
Optional: Mozart & Strauss Concert (PM)
Overnight: Vienna
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Thursday - Full Day in Vienna
Spend 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 dinner with your Tour Manager at a traditional, historical restaurant in the Austrian countryside
Optional: Half Day Bratislava (AM)
Overnight: Vienna
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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

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Notes :
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
Not Included
  • Optional tours and gratuities
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.