$2,100 + Airfare

Itinerary

Day 1

Travel Day

Daily Activity Key:

  • Light: 1-2 miles of mostly level walking
  • Moderate: 3-4 miles walking with some hills/stairs
  • Strenuous: 4+ miles walking with hills, stairs, and uneven terrain

Today is a long travel day; be as rested as possible before you head for the airport. Know your itinerary—if any of your flights are delayed or canceled, contact the airline authorities ASAP.

Walking: Light

(Daily itinerary specifics subject to change)

Day 2

Welcome to France

Become oriented with the city of Colmar through an orientation meeting with your guide. Get to know the charming streets and their features. Visit Little Venice and take in the famous Christmas markets and light displays.

Day 3

Route du Vin

Travel the Route du Vin stopping inn the magical towns of Obernai, Riquewihr, and Ribeauville. Explore these unique smaller markets nestled in the vineyards at the foot of the Les Vosges mountains. Enjoy wine tasting at family vineyards and local cuisine in the unique medieval village markets.

Day 4

Basel and Bern

Day trip to Switzerland and the markets just across the French border. Take the Swiss displays with beautiful backdrops and lively atmosphere. Indulge in fondue and gingerbread, and while you’re at it visit the gingerbread museum!

Day 5

Black Forest

Travel to Germany in the Black Forest and visit the towns of Baden-Baden and Freiburg, two of the most beautiful markets and towns in Germany. Visit the candle workshop or watch local artisans blow glass art pieces.

Day 6

Capital of Christmas

Travel to Stasbourg the Capital of Christmas and enjoy the city and its beautiful cathedral with its working astronomical clock, while explorign the city that has been a symbol of protestantism in France for centuries. With numerous markets and various activities throughout the UNNESCO world heritage site, there is no end to the options at your fingertips.

Day 7

Last day in Europe

Today we travel to our departure cities.

Ask about our two day Paris extension to explore the City of Light and its holiday festivities!

Day 8

Travel Day

Today is a travel day. Know your flight itinerary—if any of your flights are delayed or canceled, contact the airline authorities ASAP. Not ready to go home yet? Ask us about recommended trip extension options for your own travel.

Walking: Light

Explore the Magic of French Christmas Markets!

Join us for an enchanting journey through the most delightful Christmas markets in France, Switzerland, and Germany. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere and create unforgettable memories that will warm your heart for years to come.

Highlights:

Today is a travel day. Know your flight itinerary—if any of your flights are delayed or canceled, contact the airline authorities ASAP. Not ready to go home yet? Ask us about recommended trip extension options for your own travel.

Walking: Light

  • Discover the authentic charm of traditional European Christmas markets
  • Indulge in delectable seasonal treats, from gingerbread to mulled wine
  • Find unique handcrafted gifts and souvenirs for your loved ones
  • Experience the dazzling lights, enchanting decorations, and joyful music
  • Learn about local customs and traditions from knowledgeable guides
  • Enjoy leisure time to explore the picturesque surroundings at your own pace

 

Date & Price

November 30 – December 7, 2024 – Sign Up Here

December 7 – 12, 2024 – Sign Up Here

COST: $2,100 + Air

  • Our tours don’t include airfare
  • We are glad to assist with making your flight arrangements and airport transfers, if desired. Click here to let us know.
  • Booking round-trip to one city may require a connecting flight, train trip, or additional overnight stay in airport city.
  • Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available.

What's Included

  • A small, friendly group of 8-12 people
  • Full-time services of our travel concierge, friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of Europe come alive for you.
  • All tours and admissions – at no extra cost
  • All nights accommodations in memorable, centrally located, hotels.
  • All group transportation between hotels/cities.
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.
  • ALUMNI DISCOUNT for each prior trip you have taken.
  • Fine print: You are responsible for cost of your meals, and free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers.

NOTE: at Go Global it is always Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your travel adventures! 

Apply for: European Christmas Markets

$2,100 + Airfare / 8 Days, 7 Nights

Printable copy of this form: Travel Application (PDF file).

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