Germany & Austria Christmas Market Rail Tour

Air Canada Vacations presents the Christmas Markets

Hotel description:

Superior accommodation offered

Transatlantic flights

10 nights of accommodation

Rail tickets in selected class;

Round-trip taxi transfers in Heidelberg

City tour of Vienna;

Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg;

Munich public transportation day pass; Munich Admission Card;

Excursion by coach to Oberammergau and Royal Castles (admission to castles included)Meals as per itinerary (B: Breakfast)

NOTE: Entrance to Christmas Markets is free. Rental of skates in Heidelberg not included.

Itinerary Day 1 Departure from Canada. Board your flight to Frankfurt.

Day 2 Welcome to FrankfurtMake your way to your hotel and the day is yours to explore Frankfurt. Be sure to visit the old city and the Christmas Market.Hotel Bristol or similar (1 night)

Day 3 Frankfurt – Nuremberg (B)Make the rail trip from Frankfurt to Nuremberg. Visit the old town, Imperial Castle and the Christmas Market.Hotel Victoria or similar (1 night)

Day 4 Nuremberg – Regensburg (B)Travel by rail to Regensburg. Visit the World Heritage old town, the Neupfarr Church and the Christmas Market.Park Hotel Maximilian or similar (1 night)

Day 5 Regensburg – Vienna (B)Continue your journey to Vienna. Spend some time exploring the streets of Vienna.Boutique Hotel Stadthalle or similar (2 nights)

Day 6 Vienna (B)Enjoy a panoramic city tour of Vienna with admission and a visit to the Schoenbrunn Palace. In the evening, return to the palace at your leisure to discover its picturesque Christmas Market.

Day 7 Vienna – Salzburg (B)Travel through the Austrian Alps to Salzburg. Enjoy a half-day ‘Sound of Music’ tour. In the evening visit the Salzburg Christmas Market.The Mozart Hotel or similar (1 night)

Day 8 Salzburg – Munich (B)Travel from Salzburg to Munich and discover the historic city and iconic Christmas Market. Your tour includes unlimited use of public transportation in Munich as well as admission to many tourist sights.King’s Hotel Center or similar (2 nights)

Day 9 Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Palace (B)Today, enjoy a full-day escorted coach tour to the majestic Alps. Tour the town of Oberammergau and the Royal Castles, including Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle.

Day 10 Munich – Heidelberg (B)Travel by rail to Heidelberg. Transfer to your hotel and visit the Heidelberg Castle and the Christmas Market in Karlsplatz.Hotel Hollander Hof or similar (1 night)

Day 11 Heidelberg – Frankfurt (B)Transfer to the rail station to travel to Frankfurt.Hotel Bristol or similar (1 night)Day 12 Return to Canada (B)Travel by rail to Frankfurt airport.