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Christmas Spirit of Central Europe

Private tour
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9 days
4 cities
2nights

Munich, Germany

The capital of Germany’s most prosperous Bavarian region, Munich is famous for its gorgeous architecture, traditional Alpine culture, and the annual Octoberfest, gathering millions of people from all over the world every year. Even if your travel dates don’t match those of Oktoberfest, we strongly suggest you try some of the world’s best beers while in Munich. The city is famous for its art galleries and museums, including Residenzmuseum hosted in the Munich Residence, that had served as a seat of government and residence of Bavarian kings from 1508 to 1918 and is now the number one attraction....
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    Day 1: Arrival 
    Welcome to the magnificent capital of Bavaria! Upon arrival, you meet your driver and head for your centrally-located hotel. After check-in the rest of the evening is free for you to enjoy Munich on your own.

    Day 2: Munich City Tour with Visit to Christmas Market
    After breakfast, you meet your private guide and go on a fascinating 4-hour tour of Munich's beautiful old town to get an insight into the city's turbulent 850-year history.

    With its exuberant atmosphere and vitality, Munich is one of Europe's great cultural centers. Munich’s elegant Maximilian Street offers views at the Bavarian Parliament, Deutsches Museum, Royal Palace and the Opera House. In the ancient part of the town the world-famous Hofbrauhaus, the medieval town gates, and the colorful open-air market Viktualienmarkt are waiting for you. You also pass by Theatiner Church, Hall of Generals (Feldherrnhalle), and House of Arts, the Bavarian National Museum and the Angel of Peace.

    The special part of your tour is a visit to the heart of the city - Marienplatz (St. Mary's Square) where the traditional Christmas Market is annually held. It is believed that the roots of the market go back into the 14th century. Here you will find all the classical attributes of the main winter holiday such as handmade souvenirs, delightful snacks, and an enormous Christmas tree. A guided visit to the main Christmas Market in Bavaria is a great way to hear local fairy tales, customs, and traditions and finally get closer to the rich Bavarian culture!

    After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

    Please note: the Christmas Market on Marienplatz is open from November 27 to December 24.

    Evening recommendations: travel through Munich on a Christmas Tram or take advantage of winter season and try winter outdoor activities & sports like sledding or skiing in Munich Olympic Park.

    Day 3: Departure
    After breakfast and check-out from the Munich hotel and walk to the train station to take a 2-hour train to Salzburg.

    Please note: you may extend your stay in Munich and set off on a day-trip to explore the magnificent Neuschwanstein Castle. Contact your travel specialist for the details.

  • Included in your trip
    Hotel Excelsior
    4-star hotel
    DE, Schützenstrasse 11, Munich, 80335
    Hotel Excelsior
    Classic Double Room Breakfast Included
    A 3-minute walk from München Hauptbahnhof railway station, this elegant country house–style hotel is also a 14-minute walk from Marienplatz square.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Munich Walking Tour with Visit to Christmas Market
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Airport Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Munich - Salzburg
1st Class Seat
München Hbf
Munich, Germany
2 h
Salzburg Hbf
Salzburg, Austria
2nights

Salzburg, Austria

Located on the border of Germany, Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria, dominated by churches, castles, and palaces. Among the main city sights is the glorious 17th-century Salzburg Dom Cathedral, an imposing example of monumental architecture from the days of the Early Baroque. Moreover, Salzburg is home to the birthplace of the famed composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 'Mozart Geburtshaus', set in the Old Town Altstadt. ...
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    Day 3: Evening Concert
    Upon arrival, you have a transfer to your centrally located hotel, check-in and have some rest. 

    In the evening you head to the historically significant concert hall at Mirabell Palace to enjoy a glorious classical concert. After the concert, you return back to your hotel.

    Day 4: Christmas Salzburg and Salzkammergut Lake Region
    Following breakfast, you meet your private guide-driver and embark on an exciting tour of Salzburg and the Lake Region.

    You discover the UNESCO-listed Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg with its medieval fortress, baroque palaces, and churches. You see the Getreidegasse and Mozart’s birthplace, pass by the Festival Houses where the Salzburg Festival is held every year, stroll along the narrow streets and enjoy the flair of this old city.

    Part of the tour is dedicated to Salzburg Christmas markets, including the one set in the very heart of Salzburg’s Old Town. Here you learn why Salzburg Christkindlmarkt, with its 6-century history, is a truly unique place to immerse yourself into the atmosphere of winter celebrations. For example, did you know that the most famous Christmas carol of all times "Silent Night, Holy Night" traces its roots to Salzburg?

    You then drive out of the Salzburg city center to see some of the remarkable sights, such as the magnificent Hellbrunn Palace, the famous "Mozart view", and the traditional village of St. Gilgen. Your tour program also includes the filming locations of the popular "Sound of Music" movie, such as the Palace of Leopoldskron and the parish church of Mondsee used in the movie as the wedding church. As a highlight, you drive through the picturesque countryside called "Salzkammergut" which is especially beautiful in winter time.

    On the way back you may also stop at Castle Fuschl and at the village of St. Wolfgang. After the tour, the rest of the day is at leisure.

    Please note: the Christmas Market on Residenzplatz is open from November 22 to December 26.

    Day 5: Train to Vienna
    Today after breakfast you check out from your Salzburg hotel and have a transfer to the train station for your train to Vienna.

  • Included in your trip
    IMLAUER Hotel Pitter Salzburg
    4-star hotel
    AT, Rainerstraße 6-8, Salzburg, 5020
    IMLAUER Hotel Pitter Salzburg
    Classic Double Room Breakfast Included
    Located in the heart of Salzburg, more than 150-year-old the IMLAUER Hotel Pitter offers luxurious accommodation with panoramic views. The air-conditioned rooms come with a flat-screen TV, free WiFI, a minibar, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Also, guests are welcome to enjoy a meal at the IMPLAUER Sky - Bar & Restaurant.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Christmas Salzburg and Salzkammergut Lake Region
    • Concert at Mirabell Palace
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Salzburg - Vienna
1st Class Seat
Salzburg Hbf
Salzburg, Austria
2 h 30 min
Vienna Hbf
Vienna, Austria
2nights

Vienna, Austria

Discover the remarkable capital of Austria, often referred to as the City of Music is worth at least three days of your trip. The birthplace of Viennese Waltz has a lot to offer. Start your sightseeing with a visit to the most popular palace of the city - Hofburg Imperial Palace, then make your way to the fancy Vienna State Opera and Belvedere Palace, where you see the stunning two Baroque palaces. Don’t forget to see the Saint Stephan’s Cathedral - Stephansdom. ...
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    Day 5: Arrival
    Upon arrival to the European capital of music, your private driver picks you up at the station and transfers to the hotel in the very heart of Vienna. The rest of the day is free for you to either relax or start exploring glorious Vienna on your own.

    Evening recommendations: attend Strauss & Mozart Concert at Kursalon Vienna, learn to cook Austrian Christmas cookies on a cooking master class or simply warm up with a traditional hot chocolate at one of the cozy cafes in the city center.

    Day 6: Christmas Vienna Sightseeing
    Following breakfast at the hotel, your guide takes you on a 4-hour walking tour through the downtown area of Vienna.

    You start at the State Opera House and walk through the Kärntnerstrasse, a shopping street in the pedestrian zone of the city center, to St. Stephen's Cathedral. You continue your walk along the Graben and the Kohlmarkt, a very exquisite shopping area, to the Imperial Palace Hofburg, the former winter residence of the Habsburgs. It now houses the Imperial Apartments, Sisi Museum, Imperial Silver Chamber, Austrian National Library and much more.

    Next on your list is Ring Avenue with its numerous magnificent buildings, such as the Museums of Fine Art and National History, the Parliament and the Burgtheater, to name a few. During the tour, you also see Neuer Markt and the Capuchin monastery.

    Then you see the Neo-Gothic City Hall and the Viennese Christmas Market set on a square in front of it. During Advent season the City Hall Square is beautifully turned into a magical place with Christmas decorations, illumination, crafts and delicacies. On Saturdays and Sundays, you have a chance here to listen to choirs singing famous carols. As a special treat, you taste traditional Christmas delicacies - classic mulled wine and a ginger cake.

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Please note: the Viennese Christmas Market is open from November 17 to December 26.

    Day 7: Train to Prague
    Today after breakfast you check out from your Vienna hotel and meet your private driver at the hotel lobby. Then you are transferred to the station to take a train to Prague. 

  • Included in your trip
    Hotel Rathauspark
    4-star hotel
    AT, Rathausstraße 17, Vienna, 1010
    Hotel Rathauspark
    Executive Double Room Breakfast Included
    Hotel Rathauspark is a 4-star hotel set in a 19th-century city palace. The hotel also boasts a great location in the heart of Vienna near major sights.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Vienna Walking Tour on Advent
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private City Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private City Transfer Sedan
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RailRail
Connection | Vienna - Prague
1st Class Seat
Wien Hbf
Vienna, Austria
4 h
Praha hl.n.
Prague, Czech Republic
2nights

Prague, Czechia

The capital of Czech Republic invites to explore its treasures. Spend at least few days in the bustling city, often called as the City of a Hundred Spires and see all of the best landmarks. Start your sightseeing with a visit to Astronomical Clock, which is known as the symbol of Prague. Then make your way to Prague Hradcany Castle, dating back to 9th century and explore the official office of the President. Spend a day just wandering around the charming streets of the Old Town. ...
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    Day 7: Arrival
    Welcome to the fairy-tale capital of the Czech Republic - Prague!

    Upon arrival, you are transferred to your neat Prague hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

    Day 8: Prague City Tour & Christmas Market
    Prague is always ranked as one of the most romantic cities, though Advent brings a special charm to its Old Town dressed in Christmas colors. Following breakfast, you embark on a 4-hour voyage of discovery with your guide.

    You start walking the famous Royal Route, originally used for the king's coronation procession, and see the Municipal House, the Gothic Tyn Cathedral, the Cubist House at the Black Madonna, and the Old Town Hall tower with its legendary Astronomical Clock. During Advent season the Old Town Square, set in front of the town hall, hosts the main Christmas Market in the Czech Republic. Here you have time to stroll between shopping arcades, taste gastronomical specialties from Old Czech cuisine and get a bit closer to local culture.

    Then you explore Parizska Street modeled after a Parisian boulevard, the Josefov area - the former Jewish ghetto, the Rudolfinum concert hall, and the famous Charles Bridge with the splendid Prague Castle (no entrance included). Fees for public transport to travel between the sites with your guide are included.

    After the tour, you return to your hotel. You have the evening free to enjoy Prague.

    Please note: the Christmas Market at the Old Town Square is open from December 1, 2018 to January 6, 2019.

    Evening recommendations: practice ice skating at Ovocny Trh, take a relaxing cruise on a Vltava River or attend an organ concert at the Church Of St. Salvator.

    Day 9: Departure
    This is the last day of your Christmas Adventure. Following breakfast, you check out, and your private driver transfers you to the airport. We wish you a safe flight and wish to work on your future trips!

  • Included in your trip
    Eurostars Thalia Hotel
    5-star hotel
    , Národní 13, Prague, 110 00
    Eurostars Thalia Hotel
    Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
    Only moments away from Prague National Theater, this refined hotel offers luxury accommodation in the heart of Prague.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Private Christmas Walking Tour
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private City Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Airport Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star or 5-star hotels in Munich, Salzburg, Vienna and Prague;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides in Munich, Salzburg, Vienna and Prague;
  • Tickets for the concert at Mirabell Palace;
  • 1st class train tickets: Munich - Salzburg, Salzburg - Vienna, Vienna - Prague;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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