Goodness, it's that time of year coming up again!
Can Christmas really be upon us so soon? Do you join the crowds of bustling shoppers - or do you do something different?
There's no more evocative way to experience the festive season than by a cruise that takes you to the heart of Europe's Christmastime markets. A river cruise is a great way to experience and enjoy the wonderful European festivities over the Christmas and new year period. Their amazing Christmas markets are something to behold!
Delight in the amazing sights and sounds of Christmas past, wander around the beautiful Christmas stalls and soak up the traditional festive atmosphere. Savour the delicious Christmas treats, behold the beautiful decorations and wonder in the magical twinkling lights on a crisp winter’s day!
A river cruise can take you to all these delights and allow you to observe the local traditions and customs typical of places like Germany, Austria and Alsace. All the while enjoying the fun atmosphere on board a ship decked out splendidly for the season. Enjoy Christmas and the festive season in the heart of Germany aboard a deluxe 5-night Main River cruise tour.
Explore enchanting winter wonderlands and traditional Christmas Markets in Miltenberg and Rothenburg. Visit the Bishop’s Residenz in Würzbur ; take an included excursion to the famed Romantic Road; and enjoy a baking demonstration in Miltenberg. Prague, see the city’s best known treasures and stroll through the wonderful Christmas market in the Old Town. Alsace and Germany – another wonderful combination to visit during the festive season!
Savour Gemütlichkeit, Glühwein and Lebkuchen and see the amazing highlights of the towns along the Rhine with a local expert, visit the picturesque Black Forest, beautiful Strasbourg and the glorious market town of Heidelberg. There's no better way to experience Christmas traditions - but don't take my word for it, experience it for yourselves.