Swiss Alps and Christmas in Bavaria

  • Longer stays with no 1 night stops
  • Stay in authentic, character style hotels
  • Genuinely inclusive, no additional on tour costs
  • Guaranteed 'My Time'
  • Designed for Australians & New Zealanders
  • Small group size - just 10 to 28

Tour Overview

New for 2020

At Christmas, relax over 5 nights in the beautiful 'Passion Play' village of Oberammergau and spend your days visiting romantic 'fairytale' castles, Bavarian villages, and Christmas markets, and a trip to the top of Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze. See Zurich's massive Christmas tree with 40,000 Swarovski crystals. Relax on the famous Glacier Express as it cuts through Switzerland's mightiest peaks and explore Luzern, Montreux on Lake Geneva and Innsbruck. Stay 2 nights in chic ski resort of Klosters and relax over 3 relaxing nights in a spa resort perched high in the snow clad Alps, surrounded by massive, jagged peaks. Visit Zermatt and ride high on a train to the top of Gornergrat mountain for staggering Matterhorn views. What fun!

Highlights

  • Stay 2 nights in stylish Zurich and enjoy a welcome drink 
  • Enjoy ‘My Time’ amongst Zurich’s fabulous Christmas Markets and see the famous Swarovski crystal covered Christmas tree.   
  • Visit historic lakeside Luzern, with its ancient covered wooden bridges and Christmas Markets
  • Stay 3 nights high in the mountains in the ‘spa town’ of Leukerbad 
  • Explore Byron’s Chateau de Chillon & Montreux’s fabulous lakeside Christmas markets 
  • Experience the spectacular scenery of ‘Le Valais’ 
  • Visit the stunning village of Zermatt, ride the funicular train up to the Gornergrat for extraordinary mountain views to the Matterhorn
  • Enjoy a mountain ‘My Time’ day, and pamper yourself in your spa hotel
  • Stay 2 nights in a beautiful chalet style hotel in the chic mountain resort of Klosters
  • Take a thrilling ride in panoramic carriages on the Glacier Express, passing over chasms and through the mighty Alps to Chur
  • Explore and play with ‘My Time’ amongst high snowy peaks
  • Stay 5 nights and celebrate Christmas in the Bavarian village of Oberammergau 
  • Enjoy a traditional Christmas Eve dinner & Turkey lunch on Christmas Day
  • Relax on a horse drawn carriage ride on Christmas Day
  • Drive down the Inn valley and explore medieval Innsbruck and see the ‘Golden Roof’ 
  • Visit Neuschwanstein Castle & the picturesque Wieskirche 
  • Spend time in the beautifully decorated town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen 
  • Experience the incredible funicular train & cable car ride up to the summit of the Zugspitze
  • Visit extravagant Linderhof Palace, Kloster Ettal & the Oberammergau Passion Play Theatre
  • Stay 1 night in Bavaria’s capital, Munich, and enjoy a farewell meal
  • Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city 

Incredible Value Inclusions

  • Over $1,500 value of extras already included
  • All excursions, scenic drives, sightseeing and entrances as described
  • Fully escorted by our experienced Tour Manager
  • Travel in a first class air conditioned touring coach
  • 13 nights authentic, specially selected hotel accommodation
  • Hotel porterage (1 suitcase pp)
  • Welcome drink in Zurich
  • 25 Meals – Buffet breakfast daily (B), 1 lunch (L) and 11 evening dinners (D)
  • A complimentary wine, beer or soft drink with all included dinners
  • Tea and coffee with all included dinners
  • Local guides as described
  • Personal audio system whilst on tour
  • Free WiFi on most coaches and at hotels
  • End of tour tips to Tour Manager and Driver, tips for local guides
  • Albatross Tours App
 

Dates and Prices

Start Date End Date Price Per Person Availability
15 Dec 2020 28 Dec 2020 Not Yet Open For Sale