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Switzerland Christmas Markets Escorted Tours

Festive Shopping in Montreux

Snow-capped mountains tower over icy glaciers and cosy wooden chalets as you take a remarkable journey across the picturesque landscapes of Switzerland. The ideal setting for a Christmas break, this winter wonderland offers everything you need for the festive season. One of the main attractions are the decorated stalls of the Switzerland Christmas markets, which hold a number of wonderful surprises from unique gifts and crafts to delicious traditional food. Browsing the multitude of stalls selling a variety of items such as decorative candles, art work and souvenirs, you will be spoilt for choice when trying to find the perfect advent gift. As the rich aromas of mulled wines and freshly cooked delicacies fill the air, the streets surrounding the Switzerland Christmas markets come alive with festive cheer and vibrant entertainment. As you make your way through the bustling markets, the exquisitely decorated Christmas trees and colourful decorations that adorn the town square and shop fronts seem to complete the festive atmosphere. If you are looking for a relaxing holiday during the advent period, where you can enjoy a unique shopping experience amidst enchanting views, then a break to the Switzerland Christmas markets is the ideal choice.

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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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As members of the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) and the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), Great Rail Journeys has many years of experience in creating successful escorted rail tours. With a passion for travel and a dedication to excellent customer service, we ensure that your holiday will be an enjoyable and memorable experience. Our breaks to the Switzerland Christmas markets are carefully designed to provide you with exceptional services and comfort, whilst offering great value for money. To make sure that your journey is as relaxing as possible and that you have the time to fully appreciate your surroundings, we have pre-arranged certain aspects of your holiday from the accommodation and travel to fascinating excursions. The surroundings of the Switzerland Christmas markets offer spectacular scenery and there are many places of stunning natural beauty, cultural significance and historical interest. Throughout your journey there will be plenty of opportunities to admire them, either from the comfort of your train or from the free days and excursions that are planned into your holiday.

The welcoming atmosphere and colourful decorations of the Switzerland Christmas markets make it the perfect place to start getting into the festive spirit. Whether you are joining us for the excellent shopping opportunities or just to enjoy the advent celebrations, our tours have something to appeal to every taste and they boast a wide variety of attractions. Suitable for every kind of traveller from single adventurers to couples and friends, it is easy to see why many of our customers recommend us to a friend or return for another holiday. Exploring the Switzerland Christmas markets with a group of like minded travellers not only provides a feeling of added security, it also gives you the chance to meet new people and even make new friends or future holiday companions. For those of you who prefer to explore more independently or would rather spend time relaxing at the hotel, the holiday is yours to enjoy and you are free to do so.

To ensure that each visit to the Switzerland Christmas markets runs smoothly, a professional Tour Manager will accompany the journey. Ready to guide you through the holiday itinerary, these unflappable and friendly individuals will help with any questions that may arise throughout your travels. For further information regarding our breaks to the Switzerland Christmas markets or any of our other enjoyable tours, there is a comprehensive itinerary provided with every listing.

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