Dates: Nov 29th to Dec 8th, 2019
Group Size: minimum 6 people needed for the tour to happen, maximum of 10 travelers total on tour
Cost: $3100 single occupancy, $2600 double/triple occupancy- This price is based on the value of the euro today, if the value of the dollar were to fall more than 5% there would be an additional fee with your final payment.
Includes: lodging (9 nights) plus all breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, admission to all activities and all transport from the tour start at 6:00 pm on Nov 30 until the tour ends after breakfast on Dec 9th.
Welcome dinner! Accommodation is at a small family run hotel in Radfeld, Tyrol, Austria. The Christmas Markets in the small towns and villages in Austria are magical!
Visit a medieval market in Rattenburg, Austria and a Christmas Market in Pertisau on Achensee Lake in a beautiful mountain valley. Standing on the banks of the Inn River, Rattenberg is tucked between the 10th-century fortress on the hill and the river. The medieval center of Austria’s smallest town is full of revitalized townhouses, cobbled streets, and alleyways. Candles, torches and open fires will exclusively light the lovely, historic pedestrian precinct on the four Saturdays during Advent Season.
Visit Mayrhofen Christmas Market in a Zillertal Valley pine forest. During Advent season, romantic Scheuling Forest offers guests the unique opportunity to find the true sense of Christmas without the hustle and bustle of shopping malls, tinsel, and hectic schedules. Catch the Christmas spirit and spend time in Mayrhofen as you discover an old fashioned holiday with peaceful mountain charm, sprinkled with excitement for the season’s most anticipated holiday and deeply rooted in tradition. In 2017, a giant, handmade Advent wreath with a diameter of 3.5 meters will illuminate the place.
Travel to Innsbruck and check into our 4-star hotel with a swimming pool and spa. Visit the Altstadt Medieval Market, the Marktplatz Market on the Inn River, and the Maria Theresian Market on the main walking and shopping street in Innsbruck. Experience the magic of Christmas in Innsbruck!
Experience a historical and cultural tour of the city of Innsbruck. In the afternoon you are free to explore the city, peruse the markets or enjoy the hotel spa.
Travel to Vienna by train and settle into our hotel near the Schönbrunn Palace. Step into the joy of Christmas with the beautiful streets of Vienna as your backdrop. Hot punch, Glühwein, and chestnut stands draw customers with seasonal treats and stallholders get shoppers in the Christmas spirit with handcrafted goods. After dinner, see the city in all its Christmas time glory at night.
Visit the Christmas Market at Schönbrunn Palace and tour the palace’s spectacular interior rooms. Every year some 80 exhibitors from Austria and neighboring countries create a unique atmosphere on the splendidly illuminated Parade court of Schönbrunn Palace. The exclusive products offered include traditional handicrafts, nostalgic toys and lovingly designed Christmas decorations made of glass, wood, ceramics, paper, and tin. Enjoy a Glühwein, a popular hot mulled wine variation, as well as Austrian delicacies such as “Bauerngröstl”, “Kaiserschmarrn”, sweet chestnuts and gingerbread.
Visit the Hofburg Palace, Treasury, Library and other sites of interest in Vienna. Experience the Viennese café culture.
Visit Christmas Markets throughout the city. Vienna has over 20 Christmas markets of every kind imaginable! Decide the itinerary over breakfast, choosing between markets, museums, and coffee houses.
Eat breakfast and end our tour in Vienna.