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Christmas Markets in Europe Vacation Packages


The Christmas markets in Europe are a time honored tradition. Cities and small towns are decorated, wooden stalls sell trinkets and delicious roasting meats, and, despite the cold, people come out in droves to experience the most magical season of the year. Whether you want to see the fabulous, over-the-top decorations, the more traditional markets, or the best place to find a winter wonderland, we’ve got you covered with the best Christmas markets in Europe.

BEST VACATION PACKAGES

Merry British Christmas! Christmas in London is dreamy. Take advantage of getting to the know the city through the eyes of Dickens (the famous British author who wrote A Christmas Carol), see the sparkling lights around the city, and visit popular Christmas Markets. It doesn`t matter if you are traveling solo or with family, anyone who loves Christmas will enjoy the holiday here. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

Included:

  • Flight into and out of London
  • Hotel for 6 nights in London

    Sample of Included Tours:
  • Charles Dickens Literary Tour
  • London Christmas Lights Tour
  • Christmas Market Tour

    Your price will only include confirmed available tours; if an included tour becomes unavailable there may be alternate options available at an additional cost.

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Countries to Explore

  • Germany

    Christmas Markets in Germany are an incredible and celebrated tradition that dates back hundreds of years. Every year, different German towns and cities hold these events that tourists from all over the globe also attend.

  • Austria

    Austria celebrates Christmas with all the grandeur you can imagine. The best Christmas markets in Austria come to life in all parts of the country, come November every year, which is the heart of the Christmas spirit in the country. These Austria Christmas markets make up the center of the magical winter wonderland attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.

  • Czech Republic

    Christmas markets are a significant part of the festive atmosphere in the Czech Republic. They take place all over the country, with the main market situated at the Old Town Square in Prague.


  • Switzerland

    Switzerland boasts the ultimate holiday destination with a charming roster of Christmas markets and activities, from mountain-top and lakeside venues to celebrations with a funky twist – all wrapped of course in a hyper-photogenic package.

  • England

    Twinkling lights, mulled wine, a holiday atmosphere and fabulous gifts – England offers some of the loveliest cities to celebrate the holiday season.

  • Poland

    From the North to the South of Poland you have the choice for a Christmas holiday with family, lovers or friends to discover the best Christmas Markets in Poland.

  • Belgium

    The city and towns of Belgium transform as early as November with twinkling lights, garland, Christmas trees, and a festive spirit. Attending a Christmas market during the holiday season is a must to experience the magical feeling of the holiday season.

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  • Northern Europe

    Northern Europe is the geographic region comprised of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. It is one of the most progressive regions in Europe and is considered to be the happiest place in the world, home of stunning fjords, a chill-out culture and historically significant monuments.

  • The Danube River

    The Danube River is one of the world`s famous, most scenic, and most important rivers. It flows through ten countries, more than any other river in the world. 1,501 miles of it is navigable, making it the second-longest river in Europe.


  • The Alps

    The mystery and beauty of the Alps has long captivated travelers with its snow-capped peaks, aquamarine lakes and charming hamlets. There are several countries that span the Alps, including Austria, France and Germany, but the most famous of the Alpine countries is of course Switzerland.

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  • Christmas Markets - Copenhagen and Munich - Vienna
    6 nights from $1,326*
  • Unforgettable trip to Christmas Markets in main cities of Denmark, Germany and Austria!. Celebrate the glory of the season visiting: Copenhagen (the Julemarked Kongens Nytorv -King's Square Christmas Market- is the most traditional Christmas market, offering a nostalgic maze of beautiful decorations and wooden stalls selling gifts and delicious treats). After that, catch a flight to your next destination, in Munich (with its glittering 100-foot Christmas tree on the oldest of Munich`s Christmas markets Marienplatz. Considered the most original and authentic market; tries to recreate the atmosphere of the Middle Ages). Finally, a train ride will take you to Vienna (with the traditional Vienna Magic of Advent, which turns the City Hall Square into a shining fairytale land, as well as the Christmas Market in front of Schonbrunn Palace). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Copenhagen and out of Vienna
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Copenhagen
    • Flight from Copenhagen to Munich
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Munich
    • Train from Munich to Vienna
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Vienna


  • Christmas Markets - Salzburg and Germany
    10 nights from $2,540*
  • Celebrate the glory of the season at the main Christmas Markets of Austria and Germany!. Begin in Austria, in Salzburg`s Christkindlmarkt (one of Europe`s oldest markets, with its unique setting in the heart of Salzburg’s World Heritage-listed Old City). Continue by train to you next destinations; The German Christmas Markets of: Munich (with its glittering 100-foot Christmas tree on the oldest of Munich`s Christmas markets Marienplatz and Considered the most original and authentic market) and after that, Nuremberg (its one of the oldest and most famous Christmas Markets in the world, with traditional, often handmade Christmas decorations and sweet treats such as gingerbread and Spekulatius almond cookies), next is Rothenburg ob der Tauber (The famous German Christmas Village with its best-preserved, medieval walled towns) and finally, Stuttgart (with its festive illuminations, the wonderful scents of cinnamon and vanilla, the wooden chalets, richly adorned with angels, conifer branches and Christmas ornaments). A Rental Car connects these german cities. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Salzburg and out of Stuttgart
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Salzburg
    • Train from Salzburg to Munich
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Munich
    • Rental Car for 7 days
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Nuremberg
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Rothenberg ob der Tauber
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Stuttgart
    • Driving Time
      Munich– Nuremberg: 2hrs 11 min approx.
      Nuremberg- Rothenberg ob der Tauber: 1 hr 16 min approx.
      Rothenberg ob der Tauber - Stuttgart: 1hr 42 min approx.



  • Christmas Markets - Salzburg - Munich - Strasbourg
    6 nights from $1,266*
  • Christmas Markets are a tradition across Europe. With this magical vacation package visit Austria, Germany and France. Begin with Vienna`s 700 year old Christmas Markets, one of the most well rounded, continue with a visit to the stalls surrounding a glittering 100-foot Christmas tree on the oldest of Munich`s Christmas markets and with the Heavenly Workshop for kids and end with the best Christmas market in France, at Strasbourg, complete with caroling choirs, Nativity plays, an ice rink, and mulled wine served in boot-shaped mugs. Transportation between cities by train.
    This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Salzburg and out of Strasbourg
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Salzburg
    • IC High Speed train Salzburg - Munich
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Munich
    • IC High Speed train Munich - Strasbourg
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Strasbourg


  • Christmas in Prague - Dresden - Budapest
    6 nights from $1,103*
  • Experience the holiday spirit in these european capitals!. Visit Prague (with its ancient architecture, towering churches, old bridges and romantic alleys) and Budapest (a city alongside the Danube River, well-known worldwide for its incredible thermal springs, classical music, art gothic and noveau buildings); Christmas Markets plus a Day Trip to Dresden, the first genuine Christmas market in the world. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Prague and out of Budapest
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Prague
    • Train from Prague to Budapest
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Budapest

      Sample of Included Tours:
    • Christmas Market Tour in Prague
    • Day Trip to Dresden Chrismas Markets from Prague
    • Christmas Markets Tour around Budapest

      Your price will only include confirmed available tours; if an included tour becomes unavailable there may be alternate options available at an additional cost.


  • Christmas Markets - Brussels and Berlin - Prague
    6 nights from $1,147*
  • Christmas Markets are some of our most popular vacation packages, especially the ones in Belgium, Germany and Czech Republic! The markets coincide with the celebration of the holiday during the four weeks of Advent and popular features include Nativity Scenes, Nutcrackers; handmade toys, books and ornaments, and of course, the food! Begin with the Christmas Markets in Brussels (wonderful for food lovers) then continue to Berlin (with 60 markets ranging from the traditional to the urbane) and end with the strong emphasis on fairy tales and folk-lore at the Prague Christmas markets. Travel between cities by flight and train. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Brussels and out of Prague
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Brussels
    • Flight from Brussels to Berlin
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Berlin
    • Train from Berlin to Prague
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Prague


Other Winter Experiences

  • Northern Lights

    The Northern Lights, also called Aurora Borealis, can only be seen in the northern hemisphere and is strongest above the Arctic Circle. There are many places to catch a glimpse of these Aurora Borealis - such as the northern countries of Norway, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, and Scotland.

  • Cuisines of Europe

    European Cuisine is filled with variety throughout the European countries with classics like Pizza in Italy, Croissants in France, Wiener Schnitzel in Germany, Bangers and Mash in Great Britain, and so much more. There are rich stews and dumplings in the Balkans, succulent seafood along the Mediterranean, savory cheeses throughout the continent, and iconic traditional dishes found in each country. These cuisines are not only delectable but they tell the story of the history, people, and traditions of each country.

  • Skiing in Europe

    Embarking on a Europe ski vacation is as much about immersing yourself in culture, heritage, and breathtaking scenery as it is about skiing. After all, only in Europe can you soak in century-old thermal baths, ski to Italy from Switzerland for a cappuccino, or share a pot of fondue while sipping French wine.

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