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Christmas markets tour  Budapest – Vienna – Prague – Dresden – Berlin

Enjoy our escorted Advent tour  and visit the best Christmas markets of Vienna, Prague, Budapest, Dresden and Berlin. Discover the unique charm of Europe in winter, alive with holiday cheer and adorned with bustling Christmas Markets where the aromas of mulled wine and cinnamon drift through the air. Soak up the festive atmosphere, shop special Christmas gift, enjoy Christmas carols, traditional food, hot wine and rich cultural heritage from city to city.

Christmas markets in Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Brno, Prague, Dresden, Berlin

Christmas Market tour itinerary is carefully designed and are much more than simply seeing the sights. You will experience magical sights, hidden places, unique traditions and irresistible flavors of the festive season in Europe. Christmas Market tour trough Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic and Germany  provide you unique experiences that take you far from the ordinary.

Experience the real Christmas traditions – make the best out of your time in Europe!

Christmas market tour itinerary:

Budapest – Bratislava – Vienna – Brno – Prague

December 05 – December 14, 2016

Visiting Vienna, Prague and Budapest  in December is a wonderful experience for all ages, a chance to indulge in the good old-fashioned Christmas spirit! Wander through Budapest’s largest Christmas Market, explore Christmas Markets of Vienna  and  see majestic Prauge at pre Christmas time!

  • Day 1: December 05 – Welcome to Budapest

    Meet and greet at Budapest International Airport and transfer to the hotel in Budapest  City Centre. After check-in, take some time to get settled and relax.

    In the evening enjoy a Welcome Dinner in a traditional Hungarian restaurant. Overnight in hotel in Budapest.

  • Day 2: December 06 – Budapest city tour and Christmas Markets

    After breakfast in the hotel meet with a local guide and start a city tour of Budapest to get acquainted with the Queen of the Danube. The tour includes visits on Pest side: Heroes Square with Millenary Monument, Vajdahunyad Castle, the Opera House, the St. Stephen Basilica and grandiose Parliament. Along with a great introduction of Budapest’s’ popular landmarks, experience Hungarian Christmas tradition and visit Budapest biggest Christmas Market in heart of the city.
    The rest of the day is at leisure to explore festively decorated Budapest  and the Christmas markets. Beside the usual Christmas Markets delights you can taste traditional Hungarian Christmas dishes , visit the open kitchens and learn some traditional culinary secrets.
    Overnight in hotel in Budapest.

  • Day 3 : December 07 – Budapest castle tour and Christmas Market

    Breakfast in hotel and departure to Gellert Hill to enjoy breathtaking panorama of Budapest from Citadella Fortress. Than we proceed to Castle district – the city’s ancient heart, where fine old houses cluster around Matthias Church and a wealth of palatial buildings and majestic statues are found. Now enjoy another spectacular view from picturesque Fisherman’s Bastion.
    The rest of the day is free to  stroll among Christmas stalls , buy something unique for your loved ones and enjoy some of cultural programs on the outdoor stage .
    Overnight in hotel in Budapest.
    Afternoon – optional:  Visit to Szechenyi Baths – Europe largest SPA, with several indoor and outdoor swimming pools and baths. As the water sources in the baths are natural, temperature in outdoor bath is 28 degrees and above all year around. That makes swimming a pleasure even it is freezing cold outside.

  • Day 4: December 08 : Budapest – Bratislava – Vienna

    Breakfast in hotel, check out and departure to Vienna. Stop for visit Bratislava – capital of Slovakia. Time at leisure for exploring Bratislava Christmas Market, tasting Slovakian food and enjoy historical Old Town before we continue to Vienna.
    Arrival in Vienna in the afternoon and hotel check in. Evening at leisure to walk through Vienna city center festively decorated with thousands Christmas lights. Overnight in Vienna.

  • Day 5 : December 09 : Vienna city tour and Christmas Markets Vienna

    After breakfast your local guide will pick you up at the hotel for your first experience in Vienna. Walking tour of Vienna  City centre. You will get a true feel for the glory and sheer size of Imperial Vienna—once the center of the powerful Habsburg Empire, and visit the most important sights: St. Stephen’s cathedral, Graben street, Kohlmarkt, Opera, Hofburg palace …. Time at leisure to enjoy the festive Advent atmosphere in Vienna and  its famous Christmas markets.

    Visit the biggest and the oldest Christmas Market of Vienna in front of Vienna City Hall. Enjoy in live music, tastefully lit trees, holiday arts and crafts and Viennese culinary delicacies. Shop for traditional Christmas tree decorations and souvenirs, or just enjoy the festive atmosphere and join the locals to taste a  mug of mulled wine and some roasted chestnuts. Overnight in hotel in Vienna.

    Evening in Vienna – optional: attend performance of the famous Lipizzan horses at the Spanish Riding School, classical concert or opera.

  • Day 6: December 10: Vienna Schonbrunn Palace and Christmas Market

    Breakfast in hotel and departure to Schenbrunn Palace – once Habsburg summer residence, and today one of the most important cultural monuments in Vienna. During our panoramic drive through Ring- circular road you will see the most beautiful buildings in Vienna: Opera, Parlament, City Hall, Museums, University , famous Giant Ferris Wheel – landmark of Vienna….

    Enjoy visit to Schonbrunn Palace and explore the Vienna’s most scenic  Christmas Market in front of the Palace. With daily concerts, the scent of mulled wine and gingerbread in the air, and the beautiful Christmas tree to admire, you can’t help being in a festive mood.

    Afternoon at leisure to explor city or go shopping on elegant Kartner Strasse and Graben. Buy yourself something wonderful like a piece of Augarten porcelain or a piece of crystal at world famous Swarovski. Overnight in hotel in Vienna.
    Evening in Vienna – optional: attend classic music concert or performance in Opera.

  • Day 7: December 11 : Viena – Brno – Prague

    After breakfast check out and departure to Prague. Travelling to Prague we will make stop for visiting Brno, one of the oldest and best-preserved medieval towns in Europe and home to many historical sites : Old Town Hall, Spilberk Castle and St. James Church. Time at leisure to explore Brno’s Christmas Market before continue our driving to Prague.
    Arrival in Prague in late afternoon and free evening to enjoy a traditional Czech meal accompanied by a local beer. Overnight in hotel in Prague.

  • Day 8: December 12: Prague city tour and Prague Christmas markets

    After breakfast in hotel discover why Prague is known as the City of One Hundred Spires on a Prague guided tour. Walk through medieval cobbled streets around the historic Prague Old Town and learn some historical, architectural and hidden nuances that most travelers never heard about. City tour ends at the Prague Old Town Square. Free time for enjoy the festive atmosphere at Prague Christmas Market, set in the heart of Prague. Overnight in hotel in Prague.

  • Day 9 : December 13: Prague Castle tour and Christmas Markets

    After breakfast, we  visit Prague Castle – the largest ancient castle in the world. Walk through the historical palaces and churches to the greatest architectural treasure – St. Vitus Cathedral. Admire the stunning view over the city’s  rooftops, towers, and golden spires. Afternoon at leisure in Prague. Farewell Dinner in typical Czech restaurant.
    Overnight in hotel in Prague.

  • Day 10 – December 14: Prague departure

    After breakfast we will transfer you to the Prague International airport where, sadly, it’s time to say our goodbyes .

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Sightseeing Highlights

    • Christmas Markets Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Brno, Prague
    • City tour in Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Prague
    • Tour to Schonbrunn Palace, Prague and Budapest Castle
    • Orientation Tour of Brno

Travel Highlights

    • Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach
    • Accommodation in hotels in city centre
    • Buffet breakfast daily
    • Welcome dinner and Farewell Dinner
    • Assistance 24/7 in each visited city
    • Optional Experiences and free time
    • All tips included
    • Great balance of tours and free time
    • An expert Tour Director during the whole tour
    • Local guides for all city tours

EXTEND YOUR CHRISTMAS MARKET TOUR TO GERMANY

Christmas markets tour : Berlin – Postdam – Dresden

This tour  take you from Prague to  Germany and include visit to the most famous Christmas Markets:  Dresden, Berlin and  Potsdam. The unique  Christmas markets of Germany will surprise you with their magic, traditional charm and Christmas delicacies.

Experience the real Germany Christmas traditions – make the best out of your time in Berlin, Dresden and Postam.

Tour Itinerary: Christmas markets of Dresden, Postdam, Berlin

  • Day 11: December 14 : Prague – Dresden – Berlin

    After breakfast departure to Berlin. Stop in Dresden to enjoy a walking tour of the Dresden Old Town and Dresden Christmas market. Your tour include  visit of  the ‘Procession of the Dukes’ mosaic, the cathedral, the Semper Opera House and Zwinger Palace. Free time in Dresden to visit Germany’s oldest Christmas market. Overnight in Berlin.

  • Day 12: December 15: Berlin city toury and Christmas Markets

    After breakfast in hotel we start guided tour of Berlin. The tour covers famous Berlin attractions, the most influential historical sights and delves into stories of past wars, triumphs and tragedies. Discover Berlin’s history from its humble beginnings as a small fishing village to the strength of the Prussian Empire, through the dark Nazi era and freedom from Soviet Rule.
    This afternoon we visit the Christmas Market at Charlottenburg Palace, one of the most famous Christmas markets in Berlin.

  • Day 3: December 16: Berlin – Potsdam – Berlin

    After breakfast departure to  Potsdam, one of Germany’s most beautiful World Heritage sites. Here we will visit the enchanting palace of Sanssouci set amongst glorious parks. See the Concert Hall, quirkily decorated with vines and grapes, the library with a gilded sunburst ceiling and the elegant white and gold Marble Room modelled after the Pantheon in Rome. Return in Berlin and time at leisure for independent sightseeing or to explore Berlin’s numerous Christmas markets.Enjoy the magical festive atmosphere of Gendarmenmarkt Christmas Market: live entertainment including  dance troupes and choirs, glass of the celebrated mulled wine..

    Overnight in hotel in Berlin.

  • Day 4: December 17: Berlin departure

    After breakfast and hotel check out departure transfer to Berlin airport for your flight back home.

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