Christmas Markets of Austria Germany and Switzerland (Winter 2013/2014)

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Christmas Markets in Vienna, Austria
Christmas in Europe
Christmas Markets in Munich, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle covered in snow during winter in Germany
Christmas markets by night in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Duration: 9 Days
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  • Brochure: Europe & Britain 2013-2014
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  • Style: Christmas Spectacular
  • Description: Shop for seasonal treats as you tour historic European Christmas markets. Relish the smells of roasting chestnuts and mulled wine as you admire illuminated sights of Vienna and the charming European towns of Salzburg, Munich, Oberammergau, Zurich, Liechtenstein and Lucerne. Europe at Christmas is a magical winter wonderland!
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Optionals

On every itinerary, we offer a range of optional excursions that allow you to further enhance your experience should you so choose. These are purchased when you are on your trip, via your Trafalgar Travel Director. Depending on the region visited these can be paid with cash or credit card.


A reduction of 25% of the cost of the Optional Excursions is offered to all children under the age of 16 years at the time of travel. Please Note: This discount to does not apply to North America optionals, as they are already discounted.

  • MUNICH

    • + THE DACHAU MEMORIAL SITE Outside the town of Dachau near Munich the first concentration camp was opened immediately after Hitler's rise to power. The camp site is maintained as a memorial and excellent background information is provided.

    • + SEASONAL BAVARIAN DINNER A short drive leads us to the lake and riverside restaurant and beer-garden where a dinner of various seasonal dishes is served. Drinks included.

  • VIENNA

    • + SCHONBRUNN PALACE AND GARDENS We enjoy a guided visit to the Palace of Schönbrunn, with its magnificently preserved state rooms and exquisite grounds.

    • + VIENNESE CONCERT A wonderful concert of Viennese classical music including some of the most famous works of Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, performed by some of the most highly acclaimed soloists and dancers in Austria. We provide you with 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of local champagne during the interval.

    • + DINNER AND VIENNESE CONCERT We will enjoy a delicious meal of Viennese specialities, with drinks, followed by a wonderful concert of Viennese classical music including some of the most famous works of Johann Strauss and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, performed by some of the most highly acclaimed soloists and dancers in Austria. We provide you with 'A Class' tickets and a complimentary glass of local champagne during the interval.

  • LUCERNE

    • + HAPPY HOUR CRUISE Widely considered to be the loveliest of the mountain lakes, much of the shoreline of Lake Lucerne can only be fully appreciated from the water. Admire the spectacular homes of the fortunate few, privileged to live on its scenic shores, as we cruise gently by. Two drinks will be served during the trip.

    • + SWISS HERITAGE A chance to meet the Swiss, as local farmers take us on a delightful countryside tour in horse drawn carriages. Enjoy stunning scenery as we trot around a typical rural community, en route to a working farm where local drinks and snacks will be served.

    • + MOUNT PILATUS The opportunity to discover one of the best known mountains of Lucerne. A short drive takes us to the foot of Mount Pilatus, located in the heart of the Central Alps. Here, via a series of cable cars, we begin our ascent of this majestic mountain. We sail over farms, pastures and forests, and on arrival at the top you will have the time to take a stroll, write a postcard, or just marvel at the experience.

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  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
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