Enchanting German Christmas Markets

Enchanting German Christmas Markets

Depart:
Escorted Tour-Land Only

7 Days/6 Nights

2017 Departure:
December 10

Experience the magical atmosphere of Advent in Germany! Christmas markets are a wonderful German tradition, a magical time with sparkling lights and beautifully decorated streets. Take an afternoon stroll and savor typical regional dishes accompanied by a glass of "Gluhwein" (mulled wine). Visit charming medieval towns like Rothenburg and modern cities such as Frankfurt and Berlin to soak up the German culture. Get into the festive holiday spirit and wait for the first snowflakes to fall. Don't miss this magical time in Germany!
Price per Person:
Per person in a double room $1299
Single supplement $419

This tour can be taken on a private basis from November 27-December 17, 2017. Call or email for prices.
Package Includes:
6 nights first class hotel accommodation all with private facilities
Breakfast each morning
Round trip airport transfers on scheduled tour days only
English speaking tour escort
Transportation between cities
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Entrance fee to the TV Tower
Gluhwein and gingerbread tasting
Hotel taxes and service charges
Itinerary
Day 1 Frankfurt
Arrival at Frankfurt airport and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore at your leisure. Overnight at the Hotel Movenpick Frankfurt City.

Day 2 Frankfurt-Wurzburg-Rothenburg
Travel from Frankfurt to Wurzburg and enjoy a sightseeing tour of a city with more than 1300 years of history. The old residence of Wurzburg is a UNESCO Heritage site Continue to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the most beautiful city along the famous Romantic route. Its small streets and historic buildings remind us of medieval times. Visit the city and tour the Christmas market Accommodation at the Hotel Altes Brauhaus or similar.

Day 3 Rothenburg-Nuremberg
Continue to Nuremberg. Explore the city with your guide. The Christkindlesmarket, Nuremberg's Christmas market, is one of the most famous markets in Germany. With almost 400 years of history, the market draws more than 2 million visitors a year. Accommodation at the Hotel Maritim or similar.

Day 4 Nuremberg-Dresden
In the morning departure to Dresden. Dresden is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany and a combination of tradition and modern times determine the cultural charm of this city. Visit the famous Striezelmarkt Christmas market. First documented in 1434, the Striezelmarket is Germany's oldest Christmas market. Every year more than 2.5 million people visit Dresden's Altmarkt square to soak up the bustling atmosphere of this charming market. Accommodation at the Hotel Maritim or similar.

Day 5 Dresden-Berlin
In the morning city tour of Dresden. Visit the recently restored Frauenkirche church, the famous Dresden Opera House, the Imperial Zwinger palace and enjoy a stroll along the Elbe River. At noon, travel to Berlin. The German capital is one of the most important cities in Europe. Visit one of many Christmas markets in this impressive capital. Accommodation at the Hotel Maritim PreArte or similar.

Day 6 Berlin
In the morning you will start the day with a visit to the TV tower for a spectacular view over the capital. Afterwards visit Berlin's many well-known historic locations, like Under den Linden avenue, the State Opera and the Brandenburg Gate. There will also be time to explore the modern parts of the city, such as the German Parliament and Potsdam Square. The afternoon is free to explore the city at your leisure. Accommodation at the Hotel Maritim ProArte or similar.

Day 7 Berlin-End of Tour
After breakfast you will be taken to the airport. You can extend your stay in Berlin or continue your stay in Germany and its neighboring countries.

Additional nights in Frankfurt and/or Berlin available.



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