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8 Day Christmas Markets of Germany


Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights NYC-Berlin, Munich-NYC
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Berlin
    • 1 night Dresden
    • 1 night Wurzburg
    • 2 nights Munich
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 7 meals: 6 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Special Features

  • Christmas Markets: Berlin, Dresden, Wurzburg, Rothenburg and Munich

DAY 1, Friday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA for Germany. Your flight includes meals, drinks and in-flight entertainment

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Berlin
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy a welcome drink and orientation with your tour director
Overnight: Berlin

DAY 3, Sunday - Berlin City Tour
This morning, enjoy a guided tour of Berlin. View the major sights of the city including the Reichstag building, Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Wall, the remaining symbol of the former Soviet occupied East Germany. View the Unter den Linden Street and Kurfurstendam as well as the State Opera House and the Berliner Dom (Cathedral). This afternoon is free to explore Berlin on your own
Optional: Potsdam Tour (PM)
Overnight: Berlin
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday - Leipzig Christmas Market & Dresden Walking Tour
First stop today is Leipzig, home to one of Germany’s oldest Christmas markets, with 250 stalls huddled around the 16th century Renaissance City Hall. Also see the Thomaskirche where famous German composer J.S. Bach is buried. Continue through Saxony to the Baroque art city of Dresden, also known as "Florence on the Elbe River." Enjoy a walking city tour to view sights including Zwinger Palace, the Semper Opera, the newly rebuilt Frauenkirche and of course the famous Dresden Christmas market. Perhaps warm up with a glass of hot gluhwein and feast on the local "Stollen" Christmas cake
Overnight: Dresden
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Tuesday - Wurzburg City Tour & Christmas Market
Journey past Wagner’s Bayreuth, through the Franconia wine district and onward to the charming town of Wurzburg. Here we will see the Residence Palace, the Wurzburg Cathedral and the Alte MainBrücke (Old Main Bridge). It is also one of Germany’s most picturesque and enchanting Christmas markets and attracts thousands of visitors every year. Browse the stands for holiday ornaments and handicrafts ranging from artful glass to pottery and wooden toys
Overnight: Wurzburg
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Wednesday - Rothenburg Christmas Market
After breakfast, set off for the fairytale-like city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Spared from the ravages of war, this beautifully preserved walled town stands almost completely intact from the 14th century; step back in time to see the cobbled streets, famed churches and gabled, timber framed houses. The world's largest Christmas store is located here and the stalls are full of holiday spirit, selling gingerbread “Lebkuchen”, incense burners and handmade clocks. Continue to Bavaria’s capital, Munich, via the Romantic Road
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Thursday - Munich City Tour & Christmas Market
This morning's sightseeing tour features the Olympic Stadium and a photo stop at Nymphenburg Palace. Drive among the countless museums, palaces and historic monuments to Konigsplatz and Marienplatz, with its mechanical clock and the neo-gothic city hall. Here you can begin exploring the largest and most famous Christmas market of Munich. This afternoon is free to further explore the over 20 Christmas markets located throughout the city
Optional: Linderhof & Oberammergau Tour (PM)
Overnight: Munich
Meals: Breakfast

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

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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


    Entry Requirements:
    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. For visa information, check our Visas page.




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