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Luxury

Magical Christmas Markets

Frankfurt to Budapest
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Trip Code: EULX10
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
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Trip Highlights

Local Wood Carver

Visit a local carver that produces traditional wooden masks of the German folklore character Krampus.

Mercedes-Benz Car Museum

Explore this unique building that showcases contemporary German architecture and 130 years of the automotive industry.

Enchanting Christmas Markets

Enjoy time to wander Europe's Christmas markets, teeming with delicious treats and hand-made treasures

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 6 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 2 locations
  • 9 nights luxury land accommodation
  • A total of 13 meals
  • Expert APT Tour Director

Map & Itinerary

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Europe Map EULX10 2018

Frankfurt to Budapest

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

Be met on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Perhaps take some time to explore the Christmas markets, then later this evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Frankfurt, Hotel Frankfurter Hof Steigenberger

Travel to the university town of Heidelberg and take some time to wander the enchanting Christmas markets. Afterwards, continue to Stuttgart, where you will enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights: Stuttgart, Althoff Hotel am Schlossgarten

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy the morning to perhaps browse the Christmas markets for that special gift. This afternoon, visit the Mercedes-Benz Car Museum, a unique building that showcases contemporary German architecture. Here, discover 130 years of auto industry history with 160 vehicles on display.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel to the medieval town of Dinkelsbuhl, whose townscape has virtually remain unchanged for more than 400 years. On the Romantic Road, call in at Nordlingen, the only remaining walled medieval town in Germany. This afternoon, continue your historic Bavarian discovery to Augsburg, which was founded 2,000 years ago. Later, arrive in Munich.

Stay: Two Nights: Munich, Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

Either embark on a culinary tour, discover the BMW Museum or visit the Dachau Concentration Camp.


Enjoy a morning tour of Munich, followed by some free time to explore the Christmas markets. This afternoon, choose your sightseeing.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Arrive at your luxurious spa retreat, Schloss Elmau, which is situated in a majestic alpine setting.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- dining

This evening, choose your preferred restaurant to dine.


Travel to Ettal to immerse yourself in Linderhof Palace. Continue to historic Oberammergau, renowned for its once-in-a-decade performed Passion Play.

Stay: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Schloss Elmau.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit a local carver that produces traditional wooden masks of the German folklore character Krampus. Here, admire the skill it takes to produce these highly intricate carvings. In complete contrast to Santa Claus, Krampus would punish the children that were not so nice.


Enjoy your Signature Experience. Later, arrive in the fairytale city of Salzburg.

Stay: Two Nights: Salzburg, Hotel Crowne Plaza Pitter

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Tour the famous sights of Salzburg, then enjoy free time to wander the Christmas markets. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

In Mondsee, see St Michael's Church, the film setting for Maria and Georg von Trapp's wedding in The Sound of Music. Tonight, arrive in Budapest.

Stay: Budapest, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Schloss Elmau

Be treated to this luxurious haven in the Bavarian Alps, which offers a range of activities, including wellness classes

Marvellous European Flair

Stay at the stylish Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski, perfectly located in the heart of Munich

Althoff Hotel am Schlossgarten

This wonderful five-star hotel is situated in the picturesque park landscape of the castle gardens in Stuttgart

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.