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Bavarian Christmas Markets

5 days From £995 £945 per person


Embrace the magic of Christmas on a journey through Bavaria’s festive markets.

Operated by our sister company Great Rail Journeys

2023 Tour code: ROM24

About the tour

Get ready to be swept away by the charm and romance of Bavaria's Christmas markets. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Nuremberg, Regensburg, and Rothenburg Christmas markets, including a wonderful journey along the Romantic Road. Indulge in traditional festive treats, shop for unique gifts, and immerse yourself in the joyful spirit of the season.


What’s included


Day 1 - London to Nuremberg

Our holiday begins with a journey on the Eurostar from London St Pancras to Brussels. We then make our way to Nuremberg, one of the most beautiful and magical cities in Germany, with a scenic train ride through Frankfurt. On arrival, we check into our hotel and get ready to immerse ourselves in the magic of Christmas.

Day 2 - Discovering Nuremberg

We wake up in the stunning city of Nuremberg, where we start the day with a guided walking tour. This is a great opportunity to get to know the city and its rich history. The rest of the day is yours to explore the famous Nuremberg Christmas markets, where you can wander through twinkling lights, savour mulled wine and delicious treats, and soak up the holiday atmosphere.

  • Breakfast
Day 3 - Regensburg's Festive Charm

Today, we head to the picturesque Bavarian town of Regensburg, renowned for its charming medieval architecture and festive Christmas markets. Take your time to explore the markets, sample local cuisine, and soak in the holiday spirit.

  • Breakfast
Day 4 - The Romantic Road to Rothenburg

We drive along the breathtaking Romantic Road to the charming town of Rothenburg. The road's name stems from the romantic and nostalgic atmosphere that it evokes and we witness why, passing through rolling hills, lush forests, and quaint hamlets, offering wonderful views of the countryside. In Rothenburg, you're free to take a stroll through the quaint streets, admire the stunning architecture, and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere of the town's magical Christmas markets. This evening, we enjoy a delicious dinner at the hotel.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - Farewell to the Festive Adventure

We say goodbye to our Christmas adventure as we leave Nuremberg for Cologne. From here, we head back to London via Brussels, with wonderful festive memories.

  • Breakfast

Additional information

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.

Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.


NH Collection, Nuremberg

NH Collection, Nuremberg

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