Christmas Markets of Poland, Prague & Germany - Classic Group, Winter 2021-2022

Tour Type: Regional Journey
Brochure Type: Europe Summer 2021 V2

These stunning cities of the east reveal their medieval charm, among the sparkle of twinkling lights and the magic of Christmas.

Authentic Dining
  • Krakow: Enjoy getting to know your fellow guests over a fabulous Welcome Dinner.
  • Berlin: Enjoy a Celebration Dinner with delightful German cuisine and wine at a local, family-run restaurant, complete with music and Grossmunster.
  • Prague: At the Christmas Market, meet a local stallholder and savour a steaming mug of Svarak, traditional mulled wine, along with the local Trdelnik pastry.
  • Dining Summary: 7 Breakfast (B), 4 Dinner with Wine (DW)
Insight Choice
  • Prague : Choose between joining a Local Expert to explore the courtyards of Prague Castle and visit the imposing St Vitus Catherdal or alternatively, stroll through the Jewish Quarter with your Local Expert to hear how the Jewish community has shaped the history of Prague.
Tasting
  • Prague: At the Christmas Market, meet a local stallholder and savour a steaming mug of Svarak, traditional mulled wine, along with the local Trdelnik pastry.
Top Rated Highlights
  • Krakow: Visit the cathedral atop Wawel Hill, see the castle and look for the iconic dragon, accompanied by your Local Expert.
  • Wroclaw: Rated as one of the finest in Europe, Wroclaw's Christmas Market offers a delightful, fairy-tale charm. Enjoy an orientation of the market, located in Rynek, the historic main square which is surrounded by Baroque splendour and adorned with thousands of twinkling lights. Spend time exploring the vast array of stalls bursting with local crafts and tasty treats.
  • Dresden: Your guided tour with a Local Expert shows you the Frauenkirche, the colossal 'Procession of the Dukes' mosaic, the cathedral, Semper Opera House and Zwinger Palace. You'll also learn about the traditional German Christmas Pyramids.
  • Berlin: You Local Expert provides a tour of this vibrant city. Drive along the Ku'Damm, passing the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and through Tiergarten to the Reichstag building. See the Brandenburg Gate, State Opera House and visit Alexanderplatz.
Included Insight Services
  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas
  • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency
  • We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available)
  • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination
  • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times
  • If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport

Call (586) 731-1034 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15545993

Tour Operator
Insight Vacations
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2021
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1KrakowWelcome to Krakow: Transfers for your hotel depart Krakow airport at 12:30 and 15:00. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at 17:00 for a Welcome Dinner with wine at a local restaurant. Afterwards, get your first taste of Polish old-world charm with a walk around the magnificent Cloth Hall in the Market Square. Wrapped in romantic gabled townhouses and Gothic spires, the festive Christmas Market stalls are a Disneyesque dream, offering all sorts of delicacies and delights - from Highland woollen slippers to amber jewellery from the Baltic. Maybe try the traditional oscypek cheese with cranberries, a delicacy from the Tatra mountains? (Dinner with Wine)
Vienna House Andel's Cracow, Krakow.
Day 2KrakowKrakow: Perhaps spend some reflective moments during your free time and visit Auschwitz concentration camp? Later, ascend Wawel Hill with your Local Expert to see the Renaissance castle and visit the cathedral - the final resting place of the Kings of Poland. Then cross the former Jewish Quarter of Kazimierz to Old Podgorze, the Old Town, to see Ghetto Square and remains of the Ghetto Wall. The rest of the day is at leisure and allows you to explore the traditional Christmas Market located in the Old Town's historic district. You'll find yourself immersed in festive spirit as you shop for authentic Christmas decorations, gifts, toys and tasty treats. (Breakfast)
Vienna House Andel's Cracow, Krakow.
Day 3WroclawWroclaw, the Venice of Poland: Enjoy your Relaxed Start and a free morning or why not visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine ? Later, continue to the city of Wroclaw, known as the Venice of Poland, made up of five rivers, 12 islands and over 150 bridges. Rated as one of the finest in Europe, Wroclaw's Christmas Market offers a delightful, fairy-tale charm. Enjoy an orientation of the market, located in Rynek, the historic main square which is surrounded by Baroque splendour and adorned with thousands of twinkling lights. Spend time exploring the vast array of stalls bursting with local crafts and tasty treats. (Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wroclaw.
Day 4PragueKutna Hora and Prague: Cross the Czech border and head for Kutna Hora, a town that flourished during the Middle Ages thanks to vast deposits of silver. Continue your travels to the Czech capital of Prague. (Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Hotel Royal Prague.
Day 5PraguePrague, City of a Hundred Spires: Explore Prague with Insight Choice. Walk the courtyards of the Castle and visit the imposing St Vitus Cathedral. Alternatively, join your Local Expert through the Jewish Quarter and hear about the history, traditions and legends of the Jewish people. Then, down at the Old Town Square, Prague's colourful Christmas Market contrasts with the Gothic skyline. Beneath a giant Christmas tree, draped in a blaze of lights, locals browse the decorative wooden stalls. Meet a local stallholder and savour a glass of Svarak, traditional mulled wine, along with the local Trdelnik pastry. (Breakfast)
Hotel Royal Prague.
Day 6BerlinDresden and Berlin: Cross the German border to Dresden. Gaze up at the Frauenkirche, risen once again from wartime ashes. Your guided exploration with a Local Expert will continue past the colossal 'Procession of the Dukes' mosaic, the cathedral, Semper Opera House and Zwinger Palace. During your free time perhaps seek out the delicious Christstollen, a Christmas cake recipe dating back to medieval times, or shop for a traditional Christmas pyramid. Then journey on to Berlin. (Breakfast)
Crowne Plaza Berlin City Centre.
Day 7BerlinThe Spirit of Berlin: Join a Local Expert to see the Brandenburg Gate, State Opera House, remnants of the Berlin Wall, Unter den Linden, and the beautifully-restored Reichstag building. Feel free to soak up the Weihnachtszauber, or Christmas magic, at the Gendarmenmarkt, which is Berlin's most magnificent square. Alternatively, you are free to saunter through any of the Christmas Markets that are dotted around the city. For your Celebration Dinner, enjoy delightful German cuisine and wine at a local family-run restaurant, complete with Gemutlichkeit. (Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Crowne Plaza Berlin City Centre.
Day 8BerlinAuf Wiedersehen Berlin: Your journey draws to a close after breakfast. Departure transfers arrive at Berlin airport at 07:00 and 10:00. (Breakfast)
Dates/Pricing

Click Quote or call (586) 731-1034 to get additional information on your chosen travel date. Special offers or competitive pricing may be available!

DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
11/21/2021$1,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/23/2021$1,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/30/2021$1,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/05/2021$1,895.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
Disclaimer
Notes: (14 Oct and 14 Apr) These departures will explore Wroclaw, Dresden & Berlin Christmas Markets.(14 Apr, 14 Apr, 14 Apr and 14 Apr) These departures will explore all Christmas Markets.

- These prices are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.
- All tour information is correct at time of tours going live, however is subject to change, please confirm all details at time of booking.
- For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Conditions page.
- Hotel Class Key: D: Deluxe SF: Superior First Class F: First Class

Tours

 
Online Agency Travel Websites