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Hungary Christmas Markets

Enjoy Christmas shopping in Budapest

Walking through the festive stalls surrounded by the rich aromas of mulled wines and freshly baked seasonal delights, it is easy to see why the Hungary Christmas Markets attract so many visitors year after year. As a country which still preserves its rich heritage and traditional customs, there is an abundance of festive entertainment throughout the markets from folk dancing and classical songs to children's shows. This vibrant atmosphere combined with the merry decorations and eclectic choice of presents makes the Hungary Christmas Markets one of the finest environments in which to enjoy your seasonal shopping. The largest of the markets can be found in the enchanting capital city of Budapest and with the beautiful River Danube running through the city and variety of spectacular architecture, there are plenty of sights to admire between your festive holiday activities. The Hungary Christmas Markets offer a wide selection of produce and as you gently meander through the maze of inviting stalls, you can find the ideal gift and sample some authentic Hungarian cuisine. Regional wines and liqueurs, traditional folk art, crafts and handmade gifts are just some of the things that you can find as you explore the decorated stands of the Hungarian Christmas Markets on this festive shopping trip.

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Sicily in Spring Time

Spend 8 days soaking up the beauty of the Sicilian spring, on a delightful holiday by rail. Take in ancient ruins and quaint Italian villages, circle the base of imposing Etna by train, and immerse yourself in the lively colours and long heritage of the splendid Carnival of Acireale, on this charming spring break.

Departs in February 2017.
8 days from £1,195per personView tour details
Bath & Bristol Christmas Markets

Discover the beautiful West Country in the run-up to Christmas on this exciting break. We visit the Christmas Markets of bustling Bristol and glorious Bath and enjoy a steam railway and charming Lacock Abbey.

Departs from November 2016 to December 2016.
Late departures available
4 days from £295per personView tour details
Luxembourg, Trier & Metz Christmas Markets

On this Christmas Market holiday, we stay in Luxembourg whilst enjoying the best of the festive season with visits to the Christmas Markets of medieval Trier and nearby Metz.

Departs from November 2016 to December 2016.
Late departures available
5 days from £475per personView tour details
Yorkshire Christmas Markets

Based in the spa town of Harrogate, experience the Christmas Market in York, enjoy a vintage steam rail journey with a festive theme and visit the historic house of Castle Howard in its full Christmas glory.

Departs in December 2016.
Late departures available
5 days from £375per personView tour details
Bavarian Christmas Markets

Sample the sights and smells of three Bavarian Christmas Markets by train. Regensburg, Rothenburg and arguably Germany's most famous Christmas Market, Nuremberg.

Departs from November 2016 to December 2016.
Late departures available
5 days from £645per personView tour details
Berlin & Dresden Christmas Markets

The Christmas Markets of two unforgettable German cities await on this wonderful tour. Take in historic Berlin with its sixty separate Christmas Markets, all with their own theme, and beautiful Dresden boasting Germany's oldest Christmas Market.

Departs in November 2016.
Late departures available
5 days from £695per personView tour details
Christmas on the Danube

Experience the delights of the Danube at Christmas on this fantastic tour. Chart a course along the scenic river aboard a high quality and intimate cruise ship. Explore the magical Christmas Markets of Nuremberg and Salzburg and spend Christmas Day in the breathtaking Austrian capital of Vienna.

Departs in December 2016.
9 days from £2,155per personView tour details
Colmar & the Black Forest

Ancient half-timbered houses with timeless charm clamour for attention in the beautiful Alsatian towns of Colmar and Strasbourg, which come alive with Christmas atmosphere during their annual 'Marchés de Noël'.

Departs from November 2016 to December 2016.
Late departures available
5 days from £695per personView tour details
Cologne & The Kaiser's Carriage

Sample the Christmas Markets in Cologne from the comfort of our centrally-located hotel, and visit Wuppertal's Christmas Markets, connected by its unique suspended railway and its historic 'Kaiserwagen'.

Departs in November 2016.
Late departures available
4 days from £775per personView tour details
Hanover, Hamelin & Bremen Christmas Markets

Discover some of Germany's best-loved 'fairytale' cities as they are illuminated for advent. Colourful guided tours uncover the Brothers Grimm fairytales and fascinating histories along with the fabulous Christmas Markets.

Departs in December 2016.
Late departures available
5 days from £645per personView tour details
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Taking a break to the Hungarian Christmas Markets is a great way to find a unique gift or simply enjoy the landscapes of a new location during the most festive time of the year. Whatever your reasons for travel, Great Rail Journeys has arranged your holiday to ensure that you get the most out of your surroundings with accommodation, travel, several meals and the services of a professional Tour Manager all included within your journey. The Hungarian Christmas Markets themselves provide plenty of attractions and activities to occupy your time and there are ample opportunities to experience the local culture. To gain further insight into the social, cultural and historical aspects of your destination, our escorted tours also offer excursions which can include guided tours, harbour cruises and visits to sights of particular beauty or interest. As the holiday is yours to enjoy it is up to you whether you choose to join in with the excursions, if you would prefer not to do so, then you are welcome to spend your time looking for further surprises in the Hungary Christmas Markets or the surrounding area.

Each of our holidays attract a range of guests with varying levels of travel experience and everyone is welcome from single travellers to couples and small groups. The sociable atmosphere created on our holidays offers the perfect chance to meet new friends or even future travelling companions and there is always someone to talk to over dinner or to explore the holiday markets with. For those who prefer to travel more independently, you can opt to view the Hungary Christmas Markets individually without the company of your Tour Manager and they will happily blend into the background until they are needed again. The festive cheer and seasonal décor of the markets is a captivating way to start your Christmas break and with every part of your trip planned well before your departure, there is plenty of time to get into the festive spirit. As accredited members of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO), Great Rail Journeys know how to create successful and memorable holidays. By providing comfortable settings and using quality facilities and services booked in advance, you are able to relax during your time away and receive great value for money. For further information regarding our visits to the Hungary Christmas Markets, there is a detailed itinerary provided with each tour listing.

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