Berlin Christmas Markets
Departing by Air
Duration 4 Days
Available Until December 2017

Yuletide enchantment. Visit Berlin, the vibrant German capital. Here some 50 Christmas markets offer traditional festive wares, seasonal delicacies and unusual Christmas goods, and in some cases boast attractions from fairground rides to ice-rinks and even a ski-slope.

Price Includes

  • A guided city tour
  • Free time to explore Berlin and the Berlin Christmas markets
  • Return flights from your local airport to Berlin
  • Return airport-to-hotel transfers
  • One piece of hold luggage per couple
  • Three nights’ bed and continental breakfast accommodation at your chosen hotel
  • The services of a friendly, experienced Tour Manager
  • Government taxes and service charges

Single supplements apply. Subject to availability.

Itinerary

Day One

Fly to Berlin and transfer to your hotel. Berlin’s legendarily efficient U-Bahn (underground), trams and buses bring everything within easy reach – from the glitz of Kurfuerstendamm (or simply Ku’damm) to the bright lights of Potsdamer Platz and the bars and restaurants dotted around the city centre.

Day Two

A local guide will introduce you to Berlin on this morning’s bus tour – see Norman Foster’s startling Reichstag building, which rises up close to the majestic Brandenburg Gate and the wooded acres of the Tiergarten. For the rest of the day you’re free to savour the aromas of gluhwein, almonds and sweet Christmas biscuits as you wander Berlin’s wonderful Christmas markets – from the Tyrolean wonderland of the ‘Winterwelt’ on Potsdamer Platz to the traditional stalls nestled in the shadow of the ruined towers of Kaiser Wilhelm-Gedachniskirche.

Day Three

Spend another day exploring Berlin and its other colourful Christmas markets. Alternatively, join our optional excursion to the great Prussian city of Potsdam, with its UNESCO-listed Sans Souci palace, and the famous Schloss Cecilienhof, which witnessed the post-WW2 division of Germany by the victorious Allies. This evening, enjoy another chance to join the Berliners ‘on the town’, or to continue exploring the markets, which stay open well into the evening.

Day Four

Transfer back to the airport for your flight home, taking with you wonderful memories of this special festive break.

 


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