European Christmas, New Year & Winter Wonderland  Tours

Our 2018 dates and prices will be available from March 2018


Albatross Tours offer an exciting range of Christmas, New Year and our new range of Winter Wonderland tours which will take you on an unforgettable adventure.

Explore stunning Christmas Markets, take incredible cable car rides up the Alps, stay in a 900 year old Italian Castle and visit the fairytale castles of Germany. There are so many experiences to be had including romantic horse and carriage rides and enjoying mulled wine and ginger biscuits. 

Offering leisurely 2, 3, 4, 5 and even 7 night stays which allow you to enjoy each captivating city, town or region. Each tour is packed with fabulous local dining, high quality excursions, activities and unique experiences, and they are all included in the price!
Albatross tours are genuinely inclusive and are packed with so many experiences. In Switzerland you will travel on the famous Glacier Express train, in Austria you will hurtle down the Olympic bob sled run and in France you will gasp at the astounding views across Mont Blanc as you soar 4,000 metres to the peak of the mighty Aiguille du Midi.
There is a magical European winter wonderland out there waiting for you, filled with exciting ‘bucket list’ experiences, amazing adventures, and bursting with heart-warming festivities.

Experience the Albatross difference…

  • Leisurely 3, 4, 5 or even 7 nights in one location over Christmas. Virtually NO one night stops - our tours are to be enjoyed not endured
  • These are festive Christmas tours. We always take particular care to include special events and activities in each itinerary that will bring alive the nostalgia and joy of the Festive Season
  • Genuinely inclusive tours with NO additional 'on tour' costs - even your 'end of tour' tips are included
  • Unique touring itineraries designed for you - the Australian and New Zealand traveller
  • Enjoy the company of a friendly group of up to 40 like-minded Australians and New Zealanders 
  • Stay in charming character hotels in superb locations - selected for their style and ambience to complement the festive season
  • So many wonderful dining experiences included, often in delightful local restaurants
  • Book with confidence with our Guaranteed Group Departure Policy

Christmas, New Year & Winter Wonderland Tours

Our 2018 dates and prices will be available from March 2018


Pre-Christmas Tours

4 Departures: November – early December

What a great way to do your Christmas shopping! Timed to capture that European Christmas magic in the festive weeks leading up to Christmas. Visit fabulous Christmas Markets, enjoy exciting activities, thrilling mountain experiences and be home for Christmas Day! 

Christmas Holidays

4 Departures: Mid December

Relax and settle into one specially selected 'Christmas hotel' for 7 nights and use this 'home base' for included daily excursions and activities. With free time to truly enjoy each picturesque destination, our Christmas Holidays are popular for family and friends' gatherings.

Book any Christmas tour travelling over Christmas Day and rest assured that your tour is guaranteed to depart.

Christmas Tours

11 Departures: Mid December

Perfect for anyone wanting the complete European Christmas experience! Usually starting with a few nights in one of Europe's grand historic cities, we then escape to the snow clad mountains and celebrate Christmas over 3, 4, 5 or 6 nights in nostalgic, charming hotels. With so much included, we explore local picturesque towns and villages, Christmas Markets, ancient monasteries and fairytale castles.

Book any Christmas tour travelling over Christmas Day and rest assured that your tour is guaranteed to depart.

New Year Tours

6 Tour Departures: Late December

Imagine watching the massive New Year's Eve fireworks in Berlin, enjoying a grand celebration in an Italian Castle or simply spending time in the mountains playing in the snow. We have something for everyone. Our New Year tours can be enjoyed either as 'stand-alone' tours or seamlessly added to almost all of our Festive Christmas Tours and Holidays.

Winter Wonderland Tours

2 Departures: Late January – early February

Would you like to be home over Christmas but also like to capture the excitement and magic of the glorious European Winter Wonderland? Then this new type of tour is for you! Departing in late January and February - when the snow is deeper, the skies seem bluer and the mountains and valleys are alive with sightseers relaxing, playing and having fun.