Impressive Christmas Markets: Vienna to Munich

Impressive Christmas Markets: Vienna to Munich

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Impressive Christmas Markets: Vienna to Munich

6 Days Starting in Vienna, Austria and ending in Munich, Germany

Visiting: Vienna, Salzburg, Munich

Tour operator:

Travel Talk Tours

Tour code:

XM4

Specialist Group:

18-30 Somethings

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

12 - 42

Physical rating:

Low, Easy

Age range:

18+

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Activities:

Shopping, Sightseeing

From:
$2198
$1176 (USD) Operator discount: -$989 The Big ADVENTURE Sale: -$33 -47%
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Tour Overview

Welcome to the magical world of Austria and Germany’s Christmas Markets! This tour is the perfect opportunity to experience the festive season in Europe’s most enchanting cities. Starting in Vienna, we’ll make our way to Munich, Salzburg, and Munich, visiting some of the most renowned Christmas markets along the way. Indulge in delicious local food, mulled wine, and gingerbread as you stroll through the vibrant market stalls adorned with twinkling lights and festive decorations. Looking for more? This 6-day tour also includes ample time to immerse yourself in the charm and history of Salzburg and Vienna. Join us on this unforgettable journey and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Highlights

  • Experience the magic of the holiday season on this Austria & Germany Christmas Markets tour, with visits to some of Europe’s most enchanting cities, including Salzburg, Vienna, and Munich.

  • Discover the best Christmas markets in Munich, with over 20 to choose from, including the famous Kripperlmarkt and the Tollwood Christmas Market, and enjoy a special alpine Christmas Market concert from the balcony of Munich’s town hall.

  • Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere of Salzburg, home to a range of markets full of traditional gifts, delicious treats and live music, including the intimate Hohensalzburg Fortress market.

  • Explore Vienna’s grand architecture and rich history, with free time to visit the striking Hofburg Palace and Leopold Museum, and discover over 12 different Christmas markets, including the popular markets in front of the City Hall.

  • With free days to explore Salzburg and Vienna, and plenty of activities to choose from, this 6-day tour is the perfect way to experience the magic of Christmas in Europe.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Vienna
Location: Vienna
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Eventhotel Pyramide or Austria Trend Hotel Ananas – 4 Star
Meals Included: No Meals

Welcome to Vienna, Austria’s capital city. This beautiful city offers a wonderful mix of history, culture, and natural beauty. Upon arrival, meet your group and enjoy an evening of exploring Vienna’s vibrant nightlife and sampling traditional Austrian cuisine.

Day 2: Vienna
Location: Vienna
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Eventhotel Pyramide or Austria Trend Hotel Ananas – 4 Star
Meals Included: Breakfast

Spend the day exploring Vienna’s many attractions, such as the Hofburg Palace, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and the Schönbrunn Palace. In the evening, head to one of the city’s many Christmas markets, where you can enjoy festive treats and shop for unique gifts, including handmade crafts and traditional sweets.

Day 3: Vienna, Salzburg
Location: Vienna, Salzburg
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Austria Trend Hotel Salzburg Messe or B&B Hotel Salzburg Nord – 4 star
Meals Included: Breakfast

Travel from Vienna to Salzburg, a picturesque city nestled in the Austrian Alps. Salzburg is known for its stunning baroque architecture, rich musical heritage, and enchanting Christmas markets. Upon arrival, take an orientation walk with your group leader to explore the city’s many attractions, such as the Mirabell Palace and Gardens and the Hohensalzburg Fortress.



Day 4: Salzburg
Location: Salzburg
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Austria Trend Hotel Salzburg Messe or B&B Hotel Salzburg Nord – 4 star
Meals Included: Breakfast

Today, you have the freedom to explore Salzburg and the surrounding areas at your leisure. One option is to visit the salt mine in Berchtesgaden, nestled in the German Alps. Alternatively, you may wish to delve into the world of the von Trapp family from the iconic movie “The Sound of Music” by visiting popular filming locations like Mirabell Gardens, Pegasus Fountain, Leopoldskron Palace, and Hellbrunn Palace. Later in the day, consider returning to the lively Christmas markets to soak up more of the festive atmosphere.

Day 5: Salzburg, Munich
Location: Salzburg, Munich
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: Holiday Inn Munchen Sud or Tulip Inn Munchecn Messe – 4 Star
Meals Included: Breakfast

Are you ready to say goodbye to Salzburg and head to Munich, Germany’s third-largest city? Munich is known for its rich cultural heritage, stunning architecture, and world-famous Oktoberfest. Upon arrival, take an orientation walk with your group leader to explore the city’s many attractions, including the Marienplatz, Frauenkirche, and Viktualienmarkt. In the evening, head to one of Munich’s many Christmas markets, where you can enjoy festive treats and traditional Bavarian beer.

Day 6: Munich
Location: Munich
Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Christmas Market adventure comes to an end today. Spend your last day exploring Munich’s many attractions, such as the Nymphenburg Palace and the Deutsches Museum. Alternatively, take a stroll through one of the city’s many Christmas markets, where you can shop for unique gifts and enjoy festive treats before saying goodbye to your group and heading home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    4 Star Hotels

  • Meals

    5 breakfasts

  • Transportation

    Air-conditioned coach or mini-bus

  • Tour Guiding

    Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

  • Highlights

    Christmas Markets

  • Wifi

    Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi access (where available)

What's Not Included

  • Any flights not mentioned above

  • Travel Insurance

  • Meals not stated above

  • Items of a personal nature

  • Tips and gestures

  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums

  • Optional activities

  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

Add Ons

Local Payment: £0

Check out our Q&As

  • Are flights included in this tour?

    No

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • What is the maximum group size?

    Average group size is around 12-42 people

  • Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    No

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    No passenger under the age of 18

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    There are always single travellers on our tours. If you don't mind being roomed with another single traveller of the same gender, then you do not need to pay a single supplement, however, this excludes all of our North American tours where the sharing option for a solo traveller is not available, and the single supplement must be applied if you are travelling alone. The single supplement is for travellers who would like to stay in a private room for the duration of the tour. PLEASE NOTE: The single private option is not always available, especially for sailing tours and camping.

  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    Our tours are suitable for any traveller above 18 years old. The majority of Travel Talkers are from the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada or Europe, however we always have travellers from all over the world. What brings them together is a passion for travel, discovering authentic cultures and experiencing unique adventures with like-minded travellers.

  • What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    At Travel Talk, we believe that travel is a force for good and show our support through various initiatives and charity organizations, as well as keeping the principals of responsible and sustainable travel at the core of our ethos. These values are engrained in our business culture and the design of our trips just the same. Together with our guests, we strive to make a positive impact on local p

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    Over 20 years

Reviews of this Operator

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My travel talk experience was great and memorable

24-Feb-2021

My travel talk experience was awesome and fantastic. Me and my husband was on their Morocco and Turkey tours in 2019, they operated their tours in a culturally fun manner and the tour guides were very nice and very approachable. It exceeded our expection, we love to come back with them in our future travel. Thank you travel talk you made our 2019 as one of our memorable year!

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Scarlett Lily  

One of the best holidays I’ve had

25-Feb-2021

We went on a tour of the Balkans and it was above our expectations. Bojan was the best tour leader gave us so much information about the places we were visiting but also a great laugh! The tour ran so smoothly and was the perfect way to see the area in a little amount of time. It was one of the best holidays I have been on, I loved every minute of it and I can’t wait to book another tour with travel talk. They are great value for money!

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My partner and I thoroughly...

25-Dec-2023

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Diane Horsman  

Fantastic tour, personable experiences

19-Oct-2021

My first tour with Traveltalk to Jordan was fantastic. Everything was very well planned, the itinerary was timed to perfection and jam packed with amazing experiences. The tour guide Issa went above and beyond to make everyone happy and have the best experience possible, taking us to local restaurants and telling us the best things to eat. Our bus broke down on the way to the Dead Sea and he dealt with it really quickly, and a replacement bus arrived in less than an hour. He treated us all like his friend rather than just a job which make the tour even more special. The hotels were fab and had everything that we needed, all I great locations to local attractions. I booked another tour but had to cancel due to Covid and Traveltalk have placed my deposit aside ready to use on the next trip. I can’t wait to book again with them.

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Eric Gunther (Google Reviewer)  

We did the 12 day...

12-Sep-2023

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Dec 08, 2024 - Dec 13, 2024
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Operator discount: -$989 (USD)

The Big ADVENTURE Sale: -$33 (USD)

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    Travel Talk Tours requires a minimum deposit of 100 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 60 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of travel talk tours charges.

    Up to 60 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 59 days before tour starts: Forfeit 70% of booking price.

    At 29 days before tour starts: Forfeit 85% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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