CHRISTMAS TOUR

Christmas market in Vienna

AUSTRIA

CHRISTMAS TOUR

Christmas market in Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC

Visiting

3 countries
11 cities

Tour date

On request

Duration

11 days
10 nights

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Christmas tour

Our classical Christmas tour will take you to some of the best Christmas markets in Central Europe. Explore one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest, visit Vienna where the tradition of celebrating ´Advent´ is present in every corner, continue to the Salzkammergut area to see some of the most picturesque villages of Europe, later visit the glorious city of Salzburg, the medieval Czech town of Cesky Krumlov and, finally, the amazing Prague.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Spectacular Budapest at Christmas time
  • Exploring the imperial city of Europe – Vienna
  • Lakes of the Salzkammergut region
  • Traditional Christmas market in Cesky Krumlov
  • Christmas atmosphere in Prague
day
1

Budapest

Arrival at the Budapest airport. Meet and greet with your private guide/driver, transfer to the hotel and free time. Overnight in Budapest.

day
2

Budapest

We start with a full day to explore the spectacular town of Budapest at Christmas time. We visit the main attractions such as Buda Castle, Parliament, Citadel, Andrássy Avenue, etc.  In the afternoon, stroll down the main Christmas market at Vorosmarty Square. The stalls offer a variety of Hungarian foods, mulled wine and shots of traditional Hungarian palinka. Overnight in Budapest.

day
3

Budapest – Bratislava – Vienna

Morning departure from Budapest towards Vienna with a stop in Bratislava to visit the old town and to explore the Christmas market between the City Hall and St. Martins Cathedral in the Slovakian capital. In the late afternoon we continue to Vienna with evening arrival in the Austrian capital. Overnight in Vienna.

day
4

Vienna

Full day dedicated to exploring the imperial city of Europe. Vienna is famous for having one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the world. Walk around St. Stephen’s Cathedral towards Graben street and through Hofburg towards City Hall where the Viennese Christmas market is held. Overnight in Vienna.

day
5

Vienna – Melk – Linz

We start the day driving towards the Benedictine Melk Abbey. The abbey contains the tomb of Saint Coloman of Stockerau and the remains of several members of the House of Babenberg. We then continue to Linz. Its baroque scenery adds to the magic of the Christmas markets where you can try the traditional Linzer Torte or do some Christmas shopping. Overnight in Linz.

day
6

Linz – Hallstatt – St. Wolfgang

In the morning we continue to the Salzkammergut region. It is known for its numerous lakes, surrounded by mountains. The main must-sees are definitely Hallstatt, the oldest and the most photographed village in Austria, and St. Wolfgang, known for an amazing Christmas market by the lake where visitors can experience some fascinating traditions. Overnight in St. Wolfgang.

day
7

St. Wolfgang – Salzburg

After breakfast we drive to Salzburg, today fully  under UNESCO protection. Visit of Mirabell Palace and its gardens, Salzburg Residenz, fortress above the old town and birthplace of W.A. Mozart. Salzburg is another location with plentiful of Christmas markets. Overnight in Salzburg.

day
8

Salzburg – Cesky Krumlov

Our drive takes us to the medieval Cesky Krumlov. Walk through one of the most charming medieval towns  located along the Vltava river and visit the second largest castle in the Czech Republic built in 13C. In the afternoon a stroll down the traditional Christmas market with lots of good things to eat, Christmas concerts and a live nativity scene. Overnight in Cesky Krumlov.

day
9

Cesky Krumlov – Karlovy Vary – Prague

In the morning we head towards the popular spa town of Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) which was founded around 1350 by Charles IV. Time to walk through the town, enjoy some fresh spa wafers, and, of course, shop for Christmas goods and goodies. In the evening drive towards Prague for an overnight.

day
10

Prague

Full day to explore Prague. We visit Hradčany Castle, former residence of the Bohemian kings, the St. Vitus Cathedral, the old town square with its Astronomical Clock and admire the many spires and bridges from the Castle Hill. At leisure you can take a romantic walk across the illuminated Charles Bridge, shop for crystal, try Czech beer or soak up the Christmas atmosphere. Overnight in Prague.

day
11

Prague

After breakfast, drive to the airport in Prague and end of our services.

Christmas tour in pictures

Hungary

Spend the New Year´s eve in Budapest. The night lights make the city even more spectacular. To enjoy its beauty you gan go on a boat cruise on the Danube and observe the magical buildings along the river.

New Year in Budapest

Austria

Vienna is famous for having one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the world. Walk around St. Stephen’s Cathedral towards Graben street and through Hofburg towards City Hall where the Viennese Christmas market is held.

Belvedere at night

Austria

Visit Austria in December when the tradition of celebrating ´Advent´ is present in every corner.

Christmas market in Austria

Czech Republic

Prague is definitely one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and gets even more special charm at christmas time.

Prague

Austria

˝Salt” city – Salzburg, known also as home of famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and today fully under UNESCO protection.

Salzburg

Austria

Going on Christmas Tour is a perfect excuse to shop for some Christmas goods and goodies.

Christmas market

Hungary

Visit the Europe´s most spectacular capital city and walk between the stalls offering a variety of Hungarian foods, mulled wine and shots of traditional Hungarian palinka.

Christmas in Budapest

Czech Republic

Take a walk with your loved ones through the Christmas markets with lots of good things to eat, Christmas concerts and cheerful people.

Couple at Christmas Market

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