Group size: 18-35 travelers
Alpine vistas, charming towns, and seasonal celebrations await.
From Switzerland’s mountainous landscapes to Germany’s mystical Black Forest, impressive views are around every corner in this breathtaking region. Wind your way through Christmas markets in Lucerne, Strasbourg, and Freiburg, joining in on local traditions as you go. The stunning sights and seasonal flavors you’ll experience on this wintry, whirlwind tour are bound to inspire holiday cheer.
Your tour package includes
10 nights in handpicked hotels
4 three-course dinners
1 wine tasting
Expert Tour Director & local guides
Private deluxe motor coach
7 guided sightseeing tours
Christmas markets from Lucerne to Freiburg, Chillon Castle, Gornergrat open-air cog railway, the Matterhorn, Glacier Express train ride, Bern, Petite France, the Black Forest
On this guided tour, you'll walk for about 2 hours daily across mostly flat terrain, including cobblestone streets, paved roads, and dirt paths, with some hills and stairs.
We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. While we can't confirm specific accommodations far in advance, these are common hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be comfortable and satisfied.
Grand Hotel Europe
Lucerne Region, Switzerland
This Belle Époque hotel is located near the lake promenade. Guests enjoy a restaurant, bar, and free Wi-Fi. Nearby, you’ll find Lake Lucerne, Chapel Bridge, and the Swiss Museum of Transport.
Butterfly Hotel Zermatt
This Alpine-inspired hotel is located in Zermatt Village Center. Guests enjoy a Finnish sauna, free Wi-Fi, and a hotel bar. Nearby, you'll find the Gorner Gorge, Zermatt Bergbahnen, and the Matterhorn Museum.
Carlton Europe Hotel
This Art Nouveau-style hotel is located in Interlaken. Guests enjoy a spa, Wi-Fi, and a hotel bar. Nearby, you'll find the Jungfrau region, as well as the recreation area around Lake Thun and Brienz.
Best Western Hotel de France
This modern hotel is located in the center of Strasbourg. Guests enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and Nespresso machine. Nearby, you'll find Le Petite France, Place Kleber, and Aubette.
Hotel Stadt Freiburg
Black Forest Region, Germany
This upscale, contemporary hotel is located in the Stühlinger district of the Black Forest Region. Guests enjoy access to a spa, bar and restaurant, and on-side library. Nearby, you’ll find the Freiburg Botanical Garden, Freiburg Cathedral, and Munsterplatz.
Our team of experts will create a personalized flight itinerary for you. Meet up with friends, arrive early, stop over somewhere new, or stay longer — we've got you covered.