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Kick off the holiday season a little differently this year.
Head to Eastern Europe’s popular and festive Christmas markets to peruse stalls of handmade crafts perfect for everyone on your list. When you’re not shopping, you’ll have plenty of time to explore the streets of ancient Buda and modern Pest, get a taste for the Viennese cafe culture, and scan artsy Prague’s spire-studded skyline.
Your tour package includes
- 9 nights in handpicked hotels
- 9 breakfasts
- 3 dinners with beer or wine
- 2 tastings
- 3 sightseeing tours
- Traditional Christmas markets from Budapest to Prague
- Hungarian Parliament Building
- Matthias Church
- Danube River
- Belvedere Palace
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A friend who I met on a 2017 GoAhead tour of the UK convinced me to go with her on this Christmas Market tour. I’m not much of a shopper so wasn’t sure how I would like it. I am so glad I came! These countries are beautiful during Christmas, even though there was no snow. I can’t decide which city I...
Considering 12 trips to Europe I have never had a better tour. Itinerary was just right with a great mix of planned activities and free time. There was plenty to do. It helped that this was also the nicest group I ever travelled with. Breakfast which is always a highlight for me did not disappoint. ...
Dear Gregory, Thank you for your kind words. We wo...
This is our 5th Go Ahead Tour, my 13th Go Ahead/EF tour and our second Christmas Market tour. I highly recommend the Christmas Market tours offered, and we see ourselves doing another. Towns and cities are dressed in their festive finery, everyone is in a great mood, and it is just a fun time to see...
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Hotels, flights & FAQHere's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.
HotelsWe handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
This elegant, traditional hotel is located in Terézváros. Guests enjoy an indoor swimming pool, laundry services, and a restaurant. Nearby, you'll fin...
This convenient hotel is located in the city center of Vienna, Austria. Guests enjoy the fitness area, on-site bar and restaurant, and spa. Nearby you...
This modern hotel is located in the Smíchov district of Prague. Guests enjoy a gym and sauna, restaurants with terraces, and tennis court. Nearby, you...
This contemporary hotel is located in Salzburg city center. Guests enjoy free WiFi, a mini bar, and air conditioning. Nearby, you'll find ARCOTEL Cast...
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