Day 1: Munich
Welcome to the elegant, exciting city of Munich. Your tour guide will meet you at the airport, where you will board your private coach to transfer into the city.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Munich
A walking tour will give you the opportunity to admire the fine architecture and sights of Munich. View the stately buildings surrounding the Marienplatz (Mary's Square), including the dramatic Gothic architecture of The Old City Hall. The impressive façade of the New Town Hall with its cheerfully animated and melodic glockenspiel, will be certain to entrance visitors. Walk onwards to the Odeonsplatz, with its grand square and buildings, built in the 19th century. During your tour, you will enjoy a hot mulled wine at the Christmas market at famous Marienplatz.
After lunch, you have time to enjoy the afternoon on your own. You can discover one of the different Christmas Markets in Munich or use the time for shopping.
Our suggestions are:
- Tollwood festival: This special Christmas Market is situated on the “Theresienwiese”, like the Oktoberfest. It is a market with lots of hand-made stuff and delicious food from all over the world. Also there are many events, like cabaret, theater and concerts.
- Munich Schwabing: Over 100 artists from all over Germany create a place in this hectic world where one can gather, relax and enjoy the unique atmosphere that is the “Schwabing’s Christmas Market”. The concept has been one of an artists market from the very beginning. An unmistakable flair can be found here with the high level of artistic talent and craftsmanship. This is further underlined by the quality of the daily cultural program and fine foods.
- Castle Seefeld Christmas Market: The Christmas market of the Seefeld association is situated in the castle “Seefeld”. You will walk over the bridge and through the gate in the castle courtyard. There are special stores, a cinema, a museum and a Bavarian brewery pub. You will enjoy the atmosphere of Christmas there.
Dinner & overnight in Munich.
Day 3: Munich Christmas markets
Today you discover the city by coach. Enjoy spectacular views of the fantastic Nymphenburg Palace, a truly gorgeous building. The Englischer Garten (English Garden), with its extensive grounds complete with bridges, waterfalls, flora and fauna, is a wonderful stop on your tour of Munich.
Enjoy a traditional lunch in a Munich brewery pub: White sausage with Brezn and 1 glass of Beer will give you enough energy for the afternoon, where you have time to discover more of the Christmas Markets.
Dinner in a typical Bavarian restaurant & overnight in Munich.
Day 4: Regensburg
Today will feature a special day excursion to the city of Regensburg, located approx. 90 minutes driving north of Munich. The large medieval center of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the old town there are 1,200 historic buildings which you will discover with your guide. Despite its historical architecture, Regensburg is also well-known for its “Historische Wurstküche,” a historic kitchen where you can eat the best sausages. After a culinary stop at the royal brew house of the castle, you will explore the Palace of St. Emmeram, which is the residence of the Prince of Thurn & Taxis. In the courtyard is a beautiful Christmas Market. Lights twinkle across the courtyard while the Palace building provides a stunning backdrop. After some free time you will be transferred back to Munich.
Dinner & overnight in Munich.
Day 5: Salzburg
After enjoying an appetizing Bavarian breakfast, bid adieu to Munich and continue onwards to Salzburg, an inspirationally scenic and musically distinguished city of elegance. Brimming with Baroque architecture and located in an area of panoramic beauty, Salzburg offers visitors a wealth of cultural enlightenment opportunities.
Set out on a walking tour of this remarkable metropolis, admiring the beautiful towers and domes of the Salzburg Cathedral, built in the Baroque style and home to many priceless religious artifacts within.
Afterwards enjoy a hot mulled wine at the traditional Christmas market in Salzburg. Now it’s time to continue to Vienna. Dinner & Overnight in Vienna.
Day 6: Vienna Sightseeing
Wake up to the wonders of Vienna, enjoying a morning sightseeing tour of this gorgeous and historical city. A guided tour will enable to you see the most iconic sights of Vienna, while learning about its colorful and sometimes turbulent history.
After a delicious lunch at a traditional Coffee House, you have time to visit one of Vienna’s Christmas Markets.
Our suggestions are:
Christmas market at the “Spittelberg”: This traditional market takes places for more than 25 years at the Spittelberg. More than 100 stall keepers offer their products and allure visitors from all over the world. It is a market where fun meets culture.
Christmas market at the “Rathausplatz”: Enjoy your visit at the traditional Christmas market of Vienna. Here you can sip your mulled wine, taste some candied fruits and some other delicacies.
Christmas market at the “Karlsplatz”: This market takes place for 20 years in front of the Karl’s church. Guests can experience old and new handcraft as well as delicacies like different punch creations and bio kitchen.
Dinner & Overnight in Vienna.
Day 7: Vienna: Schoenbrunn Palace
The Schoenbrunn Palace, one of the most venerated buildings of Vienna, dazzles visitors with its imperial wealth and lavish décor. Originally a recreational parkland, the palace was first constructed in the 17th century as a retreat. Schoenbrunn, which means "beautiful spring" was continually expanded and improved to the colossal palace we see today. With over 1400 rooms, vast gardens, and richly splendid history, the Schoenbrunn Palace is a delightful destination for visitors who crave insight into culture and history.
The afternoon is at your leisure.
In the evening you will enjoy a traditional Viennese Schnitzel as farewell dinner.
Overnight in Vienna.
Day 8: Depart home from Vienna
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Best travel season: End of November and December
Closest airport for arrival: Munich Airport
Closest airport for departure: Vienna Airport
PACKAGE PRICES 2020 Using 4-star hotels:
Minimum number of 25 full paying participants:
€ 939.00 per person in double / twin rooms (USD 1,033.00 / CAD 1,371.00 / BRL 4,367.00)
€ 1.099,00 per person in single rooms (USD 1,209.00 / CAD 1,604.00 / BRL 5,099.00)
Minimum number of 20 full paying participants:
€ 1.045,00 per person in double / twin rooms (USD 1,149.00 / CAD 1,526.00 / BRL 4,849.00)
€ 1.205,00 per person in single rooms (USD 1,325.00 /CAD 1,759.00 / BRL 5,591.00)
Minimum number of 15 full paying participants:
€ 1.259,00 per person in double / twin rooms (USD 1,385.00 / CAD 1,838.00 / BRL 5,842.00)
€ 1.419,00 per person in single rooms (USD 1,561.00 / CAD 2,071.00 / BRL 6,584.00)
The given prices are not valid during exhibitions, fairs, congresses, events or holidays. Porterage fees are not included and may apply if this service is possible in the hotels. All prices are subject to availability. Valid for leisure groups only. Rates are based on an exchange rate of EUR/USD 1.10 - EUR/CAD 1.46 - EUR/BRL 4.64. In case of changes, we obtain the right to adapt the rates.