Enjoy time to wander Europe's Christmas markets, teeming with delicious treats and hand-made treasures.
Explore this unique building that showcases contemporary German architecture and 130 years of the automotive industry.
Visit a local carver that produces traditional wooden masks of the German folklore character Krampus.
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These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Be met on arrival and transferred to your Hotel.
Stay: Vienna, Hotel Bristol Vienna
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 SalzburgDaily :
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.Daily :
In Salzburg, visit a local carver that produces traditional wooden masks of the 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.
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, situated in the heart of the city's old town.
Stay: Kitzbühel, Hotel Zur TenneDaily :
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 Passion Play. Later, arrive in Munich.
Stay: Two Nights, Munich, Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten KempinskiDaily :
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. Alternatively, visit the Dachau Concentration Camp, offering a sobering insight into the location that served as a model for all Nazi concentration camps.
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 :
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 TonbachDaily :
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.Daily :
Travel to Stuttgart and visit the Mercedes-Benz Car Museum, a unique building that showcases contemporary German architecture. Afterwards, continue to Frankfurt and enjoy a Farewell Dinner.
Stay: Frankfurt, Hotel Frankfurter Hof SteigenbergerDaily :
Today your Magical Christmas Markets journey draws to a conclusion. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
In Germany's Black Forest region, experience a stay at this fine hotel in a magical setting.
Savour regional flavours on a range of included meals, including a Welcome Dinner.
The Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski allows you to make the most of your time in Munich thanks to its prime position.
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.