Christmas Markets of Central Europe Itinerary

Experience the festive markets of Central Europe. Go Christmas crazy in the market mayhem of Munich, savour delicious festive scents in Salzburg, tour Vienna in all its festive glory and soak up the charm of beautiful Budapest.

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      USD $1,730
      CAD $1,875
      AUD $1,840
      EUR €1,265
      GBP £995
      NZD $2,050
      ZAR R18,420
      CHF FR1,530
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Colourful Munich houses in winter

A snowy Salzburg city

Vienna Christmas Market in front of the City Hall

Christmas decoration for sale in the Christmas Markets of Budapest

Days 1-2 Munich

Discover the magic of Munich’s Christmas Markets. There are more than 20 around town, so experience the unique delights each has to offer. Find everything you need to create the perfect nativity scene at the crafty Kripperlmarkt, soak up the atmosphere at the vibrant Tollwood Christmas Market and sing along to the festive tunes of the city’s alpine Christmas Market concert.
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Days 3-4 Salzburg

Cross the border into Austria to discover Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart. Visit the 15th century city hall he was born in – now a museum that displays several of his well-worn instruments. Wander around the atmospheric market in front of the city’s impressive cathedral amid aromas of spicy Glühwein, roasted chestnuts, toasted almonds and cinnamon-brushed baked apples.
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Days 5-6 Vienna

Travel to Vienna and soak up the splendour of Austria’s picturesque capital. Take a walking tour of the city, passing by the enchanting Hofburg Palace and the impressive, gothic St Stephen’s Cathedral. Perhaps indulge in some of the delicious festive food along the way, like a savoury Kartoffelpuffer or spicy kirsch-gingerbread. Continue on to the Ringstrasse, once the stomping ground of Sigmund Freud. Later, opt to visit the inspiring Leopold Museum or take a ride on the Prater Ferris Wheel to see the city from the sky.
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Days 7-8 Budapest

Admire this beautiful city while it's lit up warmly with fairly lights and sparkling decorations. Discover the city’s exquisite architecture, cross the famed Chain Bridge, soak in a thermal bath or perhaps enjoy insights into Budapest at one of the many museums. Go on a guided orientation tour of the city and explore the delightful Christmas market, which bustles with laughter, tasty treats and traditional decorations.
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