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German Christmas Markets

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  • No booking fees
  • COVID-19protected
  • Winter adventures
  • Christmas markets
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 48
  • Footprint carbonneutralCO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Frankfurt, Germany
  • Ends Berlin, Germany
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore Berlin with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Frankfurt, Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Weimar, Dresden and Leipzig
  • Visit the Christmas Markets of Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Wartburg Castle in Eisenach (Sat/Sun only), Erfurt, Weimar, Dresden, Leipzig and ascend the Berlin TV Tower
  • View the Opera House and Zwinger Palace in Dresden and the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag Building in Berlin
  • Connect With Locals Join the locals for an exclusive Be My Guest experience and Farewell Dinner at Wiesenstein Victoria Luise, filled with Swabian and south German flavours.
  • Dive Into Culture Experience the delights of Germany's oldest and most traditional Christmas market Dresden's Striezelmarkt. The blaze of lights, the scent of mulled wine and Christmas music make this onceinalifetime visit a pleasure for all the senses.
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The "German Christmas Markets" tour starts from Frankfurt and ends in Berlin. It is a winter adventures tour that takes 8 days taking you through Frankfurt, Eisenach, Nuremberg and 6 other destinations in Germany. "German Christmas Markets" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Travel to the enchanting land of Germany's Christmas markets, sharing the festive season spirit and Gemütlichkeit of the locals, amidst magical fairy lights, rousing oompah music and the spicy scents of Glühwein.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT TRAFALGAR
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 15 reviews
  • Christine
  • From Canada
  • On Oct 07 2019
5 - Excellent
Christine's review for another Trafalgar tour
Excellent
  • Carah
  • From USA
  • On Dec 04 2021
5 - Excellent
Carah's review for another Trafalgar tour
Our tour group was the last to go before another European shut-down. Trafalgor was amazing in rerouting the tour, staying a step ahead of the covid restrictions and keeping us safe and happy. Although we were not able to go to... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • From Australia
  • On Apr 18 2022
5 - Excellent
Review for another Trafalgar tour
For a first time solo traveller in 42 years this was an excellent trip. Hastle free.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Welcome to Frankfurt
  • Day 2: Venture to Nuremberg
  • Day 3: Off to Weimar
  • Day 4: Journey to Dresden
  • Day 5: Discover the Festive Atmosphere at Dresden Christmas Markets
  • Day 6: Admire Magical Leipzig and on to Berlin
  • Day 7: Explore Berlin
  • Day 8: Farewell to Germany
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Meals
  • 2 Dinners
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
Transport
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Guide
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
Others
  • 1 Be My Guest
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Optional Experiences and free time
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Frankfurt and from Berlin are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this German Christmas Markets tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this German Christmas Markets tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 22 July 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 July 2022, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

German Christmas Markets tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this German Christmas Markets tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Small group version of this tour may be available, which limits the group size to generally 29 people.
  • Groups traveling together will be seated together, and face coverings will be required where mandated, otherwise it is the choice of our guests if they wish to wear face coverings when traveling on the coach. Additionally, all surfaces will be disinfected multiple times per day, and due to our high performing air filters the air within the coach will be completely filtered and changed every 2-3 minutes
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children aged 5-15, who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How many days are enough for Europe?

    You can spend a couple of months exploring Europe and still feel like you have not seen everything. Generally speaking, a two-week Europe trip should be just enough if you are looking to cover its major highlights. However, if you want a comprehensive travel experience within this duration, it is better that you focus on a region or a few countries rather than traveling all over the continent. 

    Choose a single country or schedule your trip around a handful of cities in different countries. While larger European cities may require three to four days to explore, you can get around smaller destinations in a day or two. Planning your trip around a particular region will cut down your travel time and save your time in transit.

  • How do I plan a 15-day trip to Europe?

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  • Where to travel in Europe?

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    While insurance is important, it is mostly a safeguard against emergencies. If you are on a budget, you can go with the second- or even third-best option and prioritize getting your money’s worth instead of purchasing the most comprehensive coverage.

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