Vienna Christmas Markets

Vienna Christmas Markets

Vienna Christmas MarketsAustria
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    Your Guided Christmas Markets Holiday To Vienna

    Experience the wonderful festive atmosphere with us on this 3-night city break in Vienna. With its glorious architecture and palaces, we’ll feel we have been transported back to the days of the empire, once the imperial jewel in the heart of Europe on this winter stay in Vienna. On this splendid trip, our local expert guide will take us on a half day sightseeing tour and show us the highlights of Vienna such as the Schönbrunn Palace, the Ringstrasse, the Vienna State Opera House, and much more. There will also be plenty of free time to explore the city at your own pace, visit Vienna’s Christmas markets, experience the famous Viennese coffee houses and enjoy delicious coffee and cake; our guide will be happy to provide recommendations!

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    Trip Itinerary

    Activity Level 1

    Activity Level: Easy

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    Travel to Vienna

    Depart for Vienna. You will be met by our local representative in the arrivals area of the airport before being transferred to your hotel.



    Tour of Vienna & Visit Schonbrunn Palace

    Time: MorningMorning

    Today;s half day excursion brings you on a guided tour of the city, including a visit to the magnificent Schonbrunn Palace, the summer residence of Empress Sisi (entrance fee included) as well as passing some of the most important sights of Vienna including the Hofburg, former Imperial winter residence and scene of the Vienna Congress; the Ringstrasse, with its magnificent buildings such as the Vienna State Opera House and the Votiv Church to name but a few.

    At Leisure

    Time: AfternoonAfternoon

    In the afternoon you will be free for shopping and sightseeing of your choice. �Speak with your guide the previous day to see what they would recommend for you to do.

    At Leisure


    Free Time In Vienna

    Time: Full Day, Full Day,

    You will have today free for shopping in the Christmas markets and sightseeing of your choice. Why not take a trip to the Kunsthistorisches Museum, where you can view works by Raphael, Caravaggio, Brueghel, Bosch and many more celebrated artists.

    Optional Excursion to Bratislava

    Alternatively, today you will have the option to partake in the optional excursion to Bratislava. After meeting out guide in the hotel you will be transferred to Vienna port to take the Twin City Liner. Enjoy the beautiful views along the Danube as you arrive at the compact city of Bratislava. The city is small and best explored on foot as you enjoy a guided walking tour, take in the gorgeous old town which has maintained its Gothic-Baroque style. From Michael's Gate you will take a leisurely stroll through the historic city centre where you can admire sights such as the Primatial Palace and St. Martin's Cathedral, a former coronation cathedral for Hungarian kings, as well as the Academia Istropolitana, the oldest university of the city, which dates back to the 15th century. Afterwards you will have some free to explore the beautiful Christmas markets in Bratislava before returning to Vienna via boat.

    Pick up and drop off included from our hotel, duration 8 hours.

    Minimum numbers apply for the operation of this tour. 

    Please note the Optional excursion to Bratislava will not take place during the 15 November tour. 

    Return Home


    Return Home

    Time: MorningMorning

    The end has come to your delightful Viennese Christmas market break. Today your guide will assist you as you are transferred by coach from your hotel to the airport for your flight home.

    * We aim to operate your tour itinerary according to the format shown. Occasionally, local conditions and unexpected events may result in adjustments to the planned schedule. We kindly ask for your understanding and flexibility in the event of any changes.

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    What if there is an emergency?

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    Do I need a Visa?

    Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements

    Will I be met at the airport?

    You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.

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