For the ultimate Christmas markets trip - look no further than this 7 day self-drive package. Visit the Christmas markets in Frankfurt, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Nuremberg, Dresden and Berlin. Nuremberg is home to one of the most famous Christmas markets in Germany, running for almost 400 years and bringing in two million visitors a year. Dresden Striezelmarkt Christmas market was first documented in 1434 making it the oldest Christmas market in Germany. Find Christmas treasures and indulge in the local food.

Price from $1,709* per person twin share.


What's Included:

  • 6 NIGHTS accommodation
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Economy-category rental car including unlimited kilometres and mandatory insurances+

Valid for travel: 28 November 2019 - 17 December 2019

Deal Ends: 15 October 2019, unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

 

 

Day 1: Frankfurt
Arrival at Frankfurt airport make you own way to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to spend at your leisure. At this special time of the year, you can visit several Christmas Markets in the city: in Römerberg, on the Paulsplatz, on Mainkai, in Hauptwache, or on the Friedrich-Stoltze-Platz. You can also make the most of your visit of Frankfurt to discover the Goethe House, the birthplace of this great German poet, or go shopping on the famous commercial street “Zeil”.
 
Day 2: Frankfurt - Würzburg - Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Travel from Frankfurt to Würzburg and explore the city whhc has more than 1300 years of history. The old residence of Würzburg is a UNESCO Heritage site. Continue to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the most beautiful city along the famous Romantic route. Its small streets and historic buildings remind us of medieval times. Visit the city and tour the Christmas market.
 
Day 3: Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Nuremberg
Continue to Nuremberg, a old city of History but also of Culture, even more charming during winter. Explore the city: it is the perfect period to discover the old town and the several places full of the magic Chistmas‘ atmosphere. The Christkindlesmarket Nuremberg’s Christmas market, is one of the most famous markets in Germany. With almost 400 years of history, the market draws more than 2 million visitors a year. One should not miss the opportunity to find some Christmas gifts and taste some german traditional pastries with "Glühwein“ (german hot wine punch).
 
Day 4: Nuremberg - Dresden 
In the morning depart to Dresden. Dresden is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany and a combination of tradition and modern times determine the cultural charm of this city. Visit the famous "Striezelmarkt“ Christmas market, which is first documented in 1434. Every year more than 2.5 million people visit Dresden‘s Altmarkt square to soak up the bustling at mosphere of this charming market.
 
Day 5: Dresden - Berlin 
Take the morning to explore Dresden. Visit the recently restored Frauenkirche church, the famous Dresden Opera House, the Imperial Zwinger palace and enjoy a stroll along the Elbe River. In the afternoon, travel to Berlin. The German capital is one of the most important cities in Europe, thanks to its cultural dynamic, its numerous historical sites, and ist various activities. Visit one of many Christmas markets in this impressive capital.
 
Day 6: Berlin
Today is free to explore the city at your leisure to enjoy this last day in Germany with the charming December atmosphere. Consider visiting the TV tower for a spectacular view over the capital as well as many well known historic locations such as Under den Linden avenue, the State Opera, the Brandenburg Gate, the German Parliament and Potsdam Square. 
 
Day 7: Berlin
tour ends upon check-out from hotel.

 

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