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The Christmas Markets of Germany & France Program Details

9 Days Escorted Tour visiting Munich, Nuremberg, Strasbourg


Day 1 - Depart USA
Overnight flight to Munich.

Day 2 - Arrive Munich (2 nights)
You are met at Munich airport and transferred to your hotel. Time to relax before we meet our Tour Director. (Dinner)

Hotel: Holiday Inn Süd (2 nights)

Day 3 - Munich orientation & Christmas market
Our orientation highlights the Olympic Stadium, the Marienplatz and the 'Hofbrauhaus'. Enjoy the festive
tradition of the Christmas markets and buy hand crafted items while warming yourself on roasted chestnuts. Tonight, why not enter into the Christmas spirit at one of the city's Beer-Halls? (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 4 - Munich – Nuremberg (2 nights)
Off to Augsburg stopping to admire its Cathedral and visit the Christmas market. Then along the Romantic Road to Rothenburg with time to admire its houses and Christmas shops and market. On to Nuremberg. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

Hotel: Mercure An Der Messe (2 nights)

Day 5 - Nuremberg orientation & Christmas market
This town provides a fairy-tale backdrop to Germany's most fascinating Christmas market. Enjoy a walking tour of this traffic-free city seeing the squares, St. Sebald Church, Castle and fortifications. Plenty of free time to explore. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 6 - Nuremberg – Strasbourg (2 nights)
We drive up to Heidelberg Castle to visit its courtyard and ancient cellars and to admire the Great Vat! There's time to shop for Christmas decorations before following the Rhine Valley to France. We enter the Alsace region and its capital – Strasbourg. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

Hotel: Mercure Strasbourg (2 nights)

Day 7 - Strasbourg sightseeing & Christmas market
Today's guided sightseeing features the Cathedral, the merchants' houses, the Place Gutenberg, and the picturesque quarter of 'La Petite France'. We also enjoy a glass-roofed boat cruise (weather permitting) through its many charming canals. Later, at leisure why not take an excursion to the wine-village of Riquewihr? (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 8 - Strasbourg – Munich
Back into Germany and via Freiburg into the hills of the Black Forest. We pass Lake Titisee to Lake Constance stopping in pretty Lindau, en route back to Munich. (Buffet Breakfast)

Hotel: Holiday Inn Süd

Day 9 - Munich - USA
Farewell as we transfer you to the airport for your return flight to the USA. (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 9 - Munich - USA
Farewell as we transfer you to the airport for your return flight to the USA. (Buffet Breakfast)

Departures & Pricing

Call (800) 990-3454 for reservation