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Switzerland Christmas Markets

Look beyond the chocolate, cheese and yodelling and experience an authentic festive Christmas markets in Switzerland. Turn your Christmas card to life by getting lost amongst the illuminated twinkling chalets, joining the joyful carollings and indulging in delicious Swiss delicacies.


 

BASEL

Visit the grandest Christmas markets, indulge in traditional mulled wine and be amazed by festive decorations.

4 DAYS | BASEL | INDEPENDENT | TRAVEL DATES:  DAILY (NOV–DEC) | FROM $815*pp

Day 1 Basel

Arrive in medieval Basel, host to the grandest Christmas markets in Switzerland! Enjoy a day at leisure to explore this European gem!

Day 2 Basel – Freiburg – Basel

Cross the border to Germany, visiting the markets of the Black Forest in Freiburg and indulging in traditional Glu?hwein. Return by train to Basel. B

Day 3 Basel – Colmar – Basel

Journey to Colmar, the charming Alsace town enhanced by amazing festive decorations and stalls. Try pain d’epices and visit the wine caves before returning to Basel by train. B

Day 4 Basel

Taste the classic Basel treat Leckerli before your package comes to an end. B

LUCERNE

Enchanting Christmas markets where you can meander through the festivities from Chapel Bridge to Lion Monument

3 DAYS | ZURICH | INDEPENDENT | TRAVEL DATES:  DAILY (DEC) | FROM $644*pp

Day 1 Lucerne

Arrive in Switzerland and travel by rail from Zu?rich Airport to picturesque Lucerne. The bright lights welcome you into the station and accompany you through the streets.

Day 2 Lucerne – Mt Pilatus

Take the cable car from Kriens to Mt Pilatus and enjoy beautiful surroundings on the way up. Go for a short hike around the peak and enjoy the spectacular scenery. A night on Mt Pilatus is simply an exceptional experience. A delicious 3-course dinner served in one of the hotel’s restaurants. BD

Day 3 Mt Pilatus – Lucerne

Take time to explore Lucerne, from the Chapel Bridge over the river to the famous Lion Monument – meandering through the festively decorated streets along your way. Your package ends back in Lucerne. B

ZURICH

Explore Christmas markets from the moment you arrive and see the 50ft Christmas tree sparkle in Swarovski crystals.

3 DAYS | ZURICH | INDEPENDENT | TRAVEL DATES:  DAILY (NOV-DEC) | FROM $551*pp

Day 1     Arrive Zurich

Explore the Christmas markets from the moment you arrive.  Zurich station, home to Christkindlimart, is resplendent in glittering crystals and traditional chalet stalls. 
Your Hotel:
Hotel Sorell Rutli

Day 2     Zurich's Christmas markets

Today explore Switzerland's largest city in more detaiil.  Zurich has a spectacular old town, well worth exploring for its small shops and boutiques.  Other markets to explore are Niederorf and Zurcher Wienachtsdorf. (B)

Day 3     Depart Zurich

Wander the markets this morning, picking up unique gifts and sampling traditional dishes.  Your package comes to an end after breakfast. (B)

MONTREUX

Enjoy the Montreux markets surrounded by the glistening Alps and Switzerland’s largest lake.

3 DAYS | GENEVA | INDEPENDENT | TRAVEL DATES:  DAILY (NOV-DEC) | FROM $624*pp

Day 1 Geneva – Montreux

Arrive in the picturesque town of Montreux. The markets along the lakeside make a lovely afternoon exploring the stalls and enjoying classic entertainment.

Day 2 Montreux – Rochers-de-Naye – Montreux

Santa’s Grotto awaits on the Rochers-de-Naye! The true Christmas experience begins today, with a journey up to over 2,000m above sea level. Take in the panoramic views over Lake Geneva before heading back to Montreux. B

Day 3 Montreux – Geneva

Time this morning to explore the lakeside markets before your return to Geneva. B

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B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner • *Terms and conditions apply. From prices are per person, twin share, based on lead in grades and/or seasons unless specified. When available, optional upgrades can be applied at time of booking. See our terms and conditions for more information