Cherished traditions and holiday spirit make the Christmas Markets in Europe magical. Cities and towns along the Rhine and Danube come alive with bright lights, seasonal goodies and delighted visitors of all ages.
There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly roasted chestnuts at local European Christmas Markets and shopping for unique, hand made crafts.
Browse a selection of Christmas Market tours, Christmas Market river cruises and holiday tours in Europe. Visit the major cities of Germany and Austria and begin your holiday season with a wonderful centuries-old tradition, the Christmas Markets.
This Itinerary sails in this Direction:894Discover the delights of the season in Germany and Austria “Welcome, young and old, to my little community of wood and cloth.” These are the words that open the Nuremberg Christmas Market, .. (click for more)
Begin your holiday season with a relaxing cruise along the scenic Danube River, stopping at traditional Christmas markets in Vienna, Regensburg, Passau, Rothenburg and Nuremberg. Nuremberg is home to one of the oldest and largest Christmas markets in.. (click for more)
This Itinerary sails in this Direction:936Paris is a dazzling package just waiting to be unwrapped The “City of Light” glows with extra magic during the holidays. Every town in France boasts a Marché de Noël in December.. (click for more)
This Itinerary sails in this Direction:345Experience the magic of a German Christmas and explore the land where many of our most beloved holiday traditions began. Sail in true holiday style along the peaceful Main River, stopping to marvel at Mediev.. (click for more)
This Itinerary sails in this Direction:920Celebrate the holiday season with centuries-old traditions and brand-new style Budapest has celebrated Christmas for a thousand years, since the time of St. Stephen, the king who founded Hungary and encourag.. (click for more)
The legendary Christmas Markets in Europe mark the beginning of Advent and bring the magic of the holiday season to life. Each town, village and even city seems to participate with festively decorated stalls in enchanting settings. These are laden with unusual gifts, arts and crafts and seasonal food and drink that complete the setting of winter wonderland. Witness first hand how each town and city center transforms during this time of year through a unique blend of hand made crafts, regional delicacies, glittering lights, nativity scenes and magnificent Christmas trees.