Christmas Wonderland with Paris

Spend Christmas on a luxury cruise and land tour. Highlights include a tour of the Romantic Road and a stroll through Cologne’s magical Christmas Markets.

19 Days
Paris to Budapest
From (AUD)
$ 11,765
Dates & Pricing

2019 Paris > Budapest

Tour Map
Tour Code:
CTPA
Duration:
19 days
Departure City:
Paris
Return City:
Budapest

19 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Paris

    A world of wonder awaits you with a three night stay at one of our luxurious city central hotels.

  2. Day 2 - Paris

    Freechoice

    Discover Paris on a guided tour or marvel at the exhibits at the world-renowned Louvre. Alternatively, let a local Parisian show you another side of the city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Paris

    You have a free day so follow your heart through Paris. Your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day.

    Freechoice Dining

    Discover Paris on a Seine river cruise. Departing from the foot of the Eiffel Tower sit back and enjoy the monuments and bridges of Paris. Dinner and musical entertainment included. Alternatively, take in dinner and a show at the world-famous Lido.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Paris > Amsterdam

    Travel to Amsterdam to board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Amsterdam

    Freechoice

    Cruise the canals of Amsterdam, or visit Zaanse Schans. Alternatively, explore Amsterdam on foot or by bike.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Cologne

    Discover Cologne on a guided city tour. Later, you may wish to make the most of your free time and take a stroll through the city’s Christmas Markets.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Koblenz

    Freechoice

    Take a guided tour and be enchanted by the history and beauty of Koblenz or explore the Moselle Valley to Cochem.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Rhine Gorge > Rüdesheim

    Immerse yourself in historic Rüdesheim, then board the Winzerexpress mini train for a guided visit of Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Miltenberg

    Take a guided city tour and explore this Franconian town.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Würzburg

    Freechoice

    Follow the Romantic Road to Rothenburg on a guided tour, or take a city tour of Würzburg.

    Tonight perhaps attend Würzburg’s beautiful Christmas Mass.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Würzburg > Nuremberg

    Merry Christmas. Celebrate with newfound friends as you cruise towards Nuremberg.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Nuremberg

    Welcome to this fascinating Bavarian city, dating back to the 11th century.

    Freechoice

    Visit moving WWII sites, take a baking class, or join a walking tour of the city. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Regensburg

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a walking tour of Regensburg, or visit Thurn und Taxis Palace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Passau > Salzburg

    Enrich

    Let the ‘Best of The Sound of Music and Salzburg Show’ transport you to another time and place.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Melk > Dürnstein

    Freechoice

    Be guided through Melk’s Benedictine Abbey, or cycle from Melk to Dürnstein. Alternatively, visit a local winery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Tour Schönbrunn Palace or discover beautiful Bratislava. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting
    their skills during their morning exercise program. Or discover Vienna on a guided cycling tour.

    Enrich

    Breathe in the opulence and luxury of Palais Liechtenstein and be enthralled by a private concert featuring the timeless music of Strauss and Mozart.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Vienna > Budapest

    This afternoon arrive in the beautiful city of Budapest before celebrating the arrival of the New Year.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Budapest

    Happy New Year.

    Freechoice

    Let an expert guide you through this city of contradictory delights, or unwind at the Thermal Baths and Spa instead. Alternatively, brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Budapest

    Depart after breakfast. Budapest is the end of your cruise, but the beginning of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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