Swiss Magical Christmas Markets

Switzerland's best Christmas Markets

Experience superb scenery and big Alpine thrills

Explore some of Switzerland's most delightful Christmas markets from Zurich with its singing Christmas tree and Montreux's lakeside markets to Einsiedeln's picturesque market in front of the iconic, massive cathedral and Basel's internationally renowned markets on Barfüsserplatz and Münsterplatz. Ride in panoramic carriages across the high Alps on the Golden Pass panoramic train, visit Geneva and sip wine on the UNESCO listed Lavaux Wine road. Explore Charlie Chaplin's House, Château de Chillon, ride up to 3,000 metres on a rotating aerial cable car, experience a cliff top suspension bridge, try snowshoe walking and stay 3 nights in a stunning mountain hotel.  Fabulous!

  • Travel by coach & scenic trains as described Travel in a first-class air-conditioned touring coach

  • A complimentary wine, beer or soft drink with all included dinners, including a welcome drink in Zurich 20 meals including buffet breakfast daily (B), 1 lunch (L) and 8 evening meals (D)

  • Hotel porterage of 1 bag per person (where available) 11 nights authentic, specially selected hotel accommodation Free WiFi at most hotels (where available)

  • Personal audio system whilst on tour (where available) Local guides as described in the itinerary ALL tips for your Tour Manager, Driver and Local Guides Fully escorted by our experienced Tour Manager

  • Visit 6 Christmas Markets including Zurich, Einsiedeln, Basel, Berne, Luzern, Montreux ALL excursions, scenic drives, sightseeing and entrances as described

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Dates and Prices

* All 2024/25 dates, prices, itineraries and hotels are tentative and may be subject to change. Please contact our European Tour Specialists for further details.

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Tour Suitability

  • Our Christmas, New Year and Northern Lights tours travel throughout the European winter months. The weather can get cold, and roads and pathways can be slippery. When outdoors, please take extra care when navigating slippery surfaces.
  • We recommend sturdy waterproof shoes, thick socks, a woollen beanie, thermal underclothes, gloves and sunglasses. You will be comfortable when travelling as your first class coach is fitted with heaters and double glazed windows. Once you arrive at your hotel you will be greeted with a warm and comfortable atmosphere.
  • Thinking about what to wear? Please read our blog on Wardrobe essentials: https://www.albatrosstours.com.au/news-nest-travel-blog/wardrobe-essentials-for-a-winter-wonderland-tour-in-europe/

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