Christmas Markets in the Harz Mountains
221217 · By Jack Stacey
It’s the smell of Christmas more than anything. The puzzling fuzz of deep red glühwein, the sharp nostalgic crackle of a lit brazier, and the gentle waft of German incense.Read more
2020 Tour code: BAX21
About the tour
Expect plenty of seasonal Bavarian traditions on our festive Alpine rail break to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with spellbinding castles to visit, great meals to enjoy, an exciting journey on the Zugspitze Railway and a sleigh ride at Christmas.
We meet our Tour Manager at our Departure Office in London St Pancras. From here, we board the Eurostar to Brussels, transferring to Bonn for the night. On Day 2, a rail journey takes us through the Rhine Gorge to Munich before we change trains for Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Standard Class), our base for the next 5 nights. We travel south by rail to Innsbruck (Standard Class), the capital of the Tyrol, on Day 3, where you have free time to explore.
Reindl's Partenkirchner Hof Hotel, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Enhance your holiday
Rail holiday based in a 5-star hotel in Garmisch