Christmas markets
 
 
Winter magic all over Germany. An ancestral tradition celebrated every year in all German cities and towns.
Smell the cinnammon, taste mulled wine and sausages, hear Christmas choirs! A travel you never forget.
 
Berlin and Saxony
Day 1 flight to Berlin and Bus transfer to Dresden. Free time at the Christmas Market. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 morning city tour in Dresden.(Green Vault on request). Afternoon drive to Meissen for city tour including
the famous chinaware manufacture. Proceed to Leipzig for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 morning city tour in Leipzig including the Christmas Market. (Bach Museum on request). Afternoon city tour of Wittenberg (Luther house or St. Mary’s Church on request). Dinner and overnight in Berlin
Day 4 Morning city tour in West Berlin. (Charlottenburg Palace on request). Dinner and overnight
Day 5 Morning city tour in East Berlin including the “Wall”.(Pergamon Museum or Painting Gallery on request). Free time at the Christmas Market. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6 Drive to Potsdam for city tour and guided visit of Sans Souci Park including admission to one Palace out of four. Proceed to the airport for outbound flight.
 
Cologne, Aachen, Bonn & Düsseldorf
Day 1 flight to Cologne. Afternoon orientation city tour and stroll around the Christmas Market. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 morning city tour including the cathedral. (Chocolate Museum on request). Dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Morning drive to Düsseldorf for city tour including the Japanese village and time at leisure at the Christmas Market. Afternoon return to Cologne. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 Excursion to Aachen. City sightseeing tour including admission to the Cathedral and Treasure (Charlemagne’s grave) and stroll around the Christmas Market. Dinner and overnight in Cologne.
Day 5 Morning drive to Bonn for city tour and guided visit of an exhibition***. Dinner and overnight in Cologne.
Day 6 Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
*** the Kunst und Ausstellungshalle shows great exhibitions all year round, programme tba.
 
Francfort & the Rhineland
Day 1 landing at Francfort Airport and drive to Heidelberg. Afternoon walking sightseeing tour including the Christmas Market. (Castle and Giant Barrel on request). Dinner and overnight in the region.
Day 2 Drive to Mainz for city tour and visit the Christmas Market (Gutenberg Museum on rq). Dinner and overnight in the region.
Day 3 Drive to Limburg for city tour including the cathedral and the Christmas Market. Afternoon proceed to Wiesbaden for orientation city tour including the historical gambling casino (wine tasting at local cellar on request). Dinner and overnight in Frankfurt.
Day 4 Excursion to Fulda including the cathedral and Christmas Market (Fasanerie Palace on request). Dinner and overnight in Frankfurt.
Day 5 Morning city tour including the financial district “Mainhattan”. Afternoon free at the Christmas Market (modern Art Museum on request). Farewell dinner at applewine tavern. Overnight.
Day 6 transfer to the airport and flight home.
 
Hamburg, the Fairytale Road & Hansa League towns
Day 1 After landing at Hamburg airport drive south to Bremen. Spend the evening at the Christmas Market Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 City tour including the “Four Musicians of Bremen”. Afternoon excursion to Bremerhaven to see the fishing port. Dinner and overnight in Bremen.
Day 3 Drive to Hameln, the town of the “Mice catcher” for city tour and visit the Christmas Market. Proceed to Hanover for orientation city tour, stroll around the Christmas Market. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 Drive to Lüneburg for city tour and time at leisure at the Christmas Market. Proceed to Hamburg. Afternoon city tour and visit the Christmas Market. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Morning excursion to Lübeck (Buddenbrook House on request). Afternoon free for a minicruise on the Trave river and stroll around the Christmas Market. Dinner and overnight in Hamburg.
Day 6 (Sunday morning visit the fish market at the fishers’ pier). Transfer to the airport.
 
Munich & Upper Bavaria
Day 1 after landing at Munich airport drive to lovely Bad Tölz for a stroll around the traditional Christmas Market. Continue to Oberammergau for dinner and overnight.
Day 2 Drive to Linderhof royal palace to visit the luxurious hideaway of King Ludwig II. Continue to see the impressive Ettal abbey. Afternoon pedestrian city sightseeing tour of Oberammergau, the enchanting village famous for its Passion Plays. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Drive to Schwangau and visit Neuschwanstein castle, the most famous of the royal Bavarian castles. Afternoon continue to Munich for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 City sightseeing tour of the capital city of Bavaria including the concert of chimes of the New Townhall Olympic Park (Stadium interior on request) and traditional Christmas Market. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Morning visit of Nymphenburg Palace and Park (Chinaware collection and Museum of Carriages on request). Afternoon at leisure. Dinner at local beer hall. Overnight.
Day 6 Transfer to the airport (on request morning visit at Dachau concentration camp Memorial).
 
Nuremberg and Francony
Day 1 after landing at Nuremberg airport drive to Rothenburg, on the Romantic Road, for dinner and overnight.
Day 2 Pedestrian city tour of the medieval town also named “the pearl of German Middle-Age”. Walk on the ancient ramparts. Afternoon at leisure for strolling around the Christmas Market. Dinner and overnight..
Day 3 Drive to Würzburg, magnificent baroque city, and visit the Bishops Palace with the largest fresco ever painted. Afternoon proceed to Bamberg and time free to see the Christmas Market. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 Morning pedestrian city tour of Bamberg. Proceed to Nuremberg for afternoon city tour including the former nazi sites.
Day 5 In the morning visit Nuremberg Castle or the German National Museum. Afternoon at leisure to stroll around the most famous Christmas Market in Germany (Toy Museum on request). Dinner at traditional “sausages” restaurant. Overnight.
Day 6 Transfer to the airport
 
Stuttgart & the Black Forest
Day 1 Arrive at Stuttgart airport and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour including the Christmas Market (Old Castle with royal insignia on request). Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 Drive to Ludwigsburg to see the Royal Palace and to stroll around the Christmas Market. Drive back to Stuttgart. Afternoon optional visits to the Porsche and Mercedes Museums. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Drive to Baden Baden for city sightseeing tour including the historical gambling casino and the Christmas Market. Continue to Freiburg and stop en route for a wine tasting at local wine cellar. Dinner and overnight in Freiburg.
Day 4 Morning pedestrian city tour including the gothic Cathedral and the Christmas Market. Afternoon excursion to the enchanting lake Titisee. Dinner and overnight in Freiburg.
Day 5 Drive along the German Clockroad (Clock Museum in Furtwangen on request) and see the giant Cuckoo Clock at Schonach. Dinner and overnight in Rottweil or surroundings.
Day 6 Morning visit castle Hohenzollern in Hechingen than drive to Stuttgart airport.