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Luxury

Magical Christmas Markets

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Trip Code: EULXR10
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Enchanting Christmas Markets

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

Mercedes-Benz Car Museum

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

Salzburg Festive Traditions

Enjoy a traditional Krampus mask show, a local Christmas custom in Salzburg.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 10 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in two locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 15 meals
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert cruise and tour directors
  • 9 nights luxury land accommodation
  • Transfers, tipping, porterage and port charges

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EULXR10 2021
Vienna to Frankfurt

Reverse Trip

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

Welcome to one of the most elegant cities in Europe. We will meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome reception this evening.

Stay: Vienna, Hotel Bristol Vienna

Vienna Town Hall with Christmas tree at night.

Travel to Mondsee and see St Michael’s Church, the film setting for Maria and Georg von Trapp’s wedding in The Sound of Music. Later, arrive in the fairytale city of Salzburg, where your hotel is perfectly situated near the old town. This evening, get to know your tour director over dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Sheraton Grand Salzburg

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

See the famous sights of Salzburg, including the birthplace of Mozart and the charming Residenzplatz in the Old Town. Europe’s Christmas markets are a magical experience. The tempting aroma of hot spiced wine fills the air, and fairy lights twinkle in the town squares. You’ll have free time to wander the markets and perhaps sample some tasty local treats such as gingerbread, then wash it all down with a cup of hot glühwein.

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  • Breakfast
Fairy lights draped across the square linking the Christmas stalls

Travel to Kitzbühel, founded in the 16th century as a silver and copper mining town. Today, it is considered one of Europe's premier ski resorts, offering sublime vistas in the Austrian Alps. Arrive at your hotel, where you will enjoy dinner this evening.

Stay: Kitzbühel, Hotel Zur Tenne or Kempinski Hotel Das Tirol Jochberg

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Ettal and visit Linderhof Palace and Park. King Luwig II, who was crowned king in 1864, began construction of this masterpiece in 1867. Continue to historic Oberammergau, renowned for its once-in-a-decade Passion Play, telling the story of Jesus of Nazareth. Later, arrive in Munich and enjoy dinner this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Munich, Hotel Sofitel Bayerpost

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

A guide will lead you on a culinary tour, providing a delicious way to familiarise yourself with the local fare. Another option is to discover the BMW Museum and see its themed exhibits.


Enjoy a guided discovery of Munich, followed by some time to browse the numerous stalls of the festive markets to find that special gift in time for Christmas. Afterwards, select your preferred sightseeing.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Arial view of Munich Christmas Markets at Sunset.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This evening, get ready for a night of festivities with authentic cuisine and local entertainment, guaranteed to have you dancing in no time.


It’s time to make some more fairytales come true with a visit to Hohenzollern Castle, a grand 11th-century fortress set atop Mount Hohenzollern in a dramatic fashion. Afterwards, travel into the Black Forest region.

Stay: Two Nights, Black Forest, Hotel Traube Tonbach

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Gourmet lovers will rejoice in a cooking class to learn the secrets of Bavarian cuisine. Alternatively, perhaps sample some of the region’s beers at a local brewery, or continue making fairytale moments with an old-fashioned horse and carriage ride through this stunning region.


During another further day in the Black Forest, select your preferred activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Stuttgart and visit the Mercedes-Benz Car Museum, a unique building that showcases contemporary German architecture. Afterwards, enjoy some time to browse the Christmas markets. Later, continue to Frankfurt and enjoy a farewell dinner.

Stay: Frankfurt, Hotel Frankfurter Hof Steigenberger

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today your Magical Christmas Markets journey draws to a conclusion. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Hotel Traube Tonbach

In Germany's Black Forest region, experience a stay at this fine hotel in a magical setting.

Luxury Salzburg Stay

The Sheraton Grand is perfectly located in the centre of Salzburg, overlooking Mirabell Palace and the Mirabell Gardens.

Old Town Charm

Situated in the heart of Kitzbühel’s charming old town, Hotel Zur Tenne boasts typical Tyrolean hospitality.

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home