Three Countries Christmas and the Swiss Glacier Express

Make your Christmas dreams come true with visits to Austria, Germany and Switzerland on this magical tour! Get into the festive spirit on Christmas Eve as we explore the fairy tale castles of Bavaria, including the famous Neuschwanstein Castle. Create memories to treasure on Christmas Day with a ride on the remarkable Swiss Glacier Express. Why not round your holiday off in true style and join our optional excursion to the beautiful alpine towns of St. Anton and Lech?

7 days from £1,299pp

Single Room Supplement from £159pp

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Your Tour Includes

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points

Itinerary

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Continue to Austria for a four-night stay.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today our superb included excursion takes us to Bavaria and the lovely town of Füssen, situated at the southern end of the Romantic Road. You will have time at leisure to discover the medieval centre of this charming town located above the River Lech.

We then continue to the village of Hohenschwangau. Here you will have the opportunity to photograph Neuschwanstein, the fairy tale castle of Mad King Ludwig, (weather permitting). This romantic castle, upon which Walt Disney based Sleeping Beauty’s Palace, is one of Germany’s most popular images.

Please note that Christmas Eve in Austria and Germany is a traditional religious festival and in many areas is still celebrated as such. This may mean that facilities in towns, villages, and hotels may close early.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Hohenschwangau
  • Füssen

Merry Christmas! Celebrate with an unforgettable ride on the famous Swiss Glacier Express. We board the train in Chur, the oldest city in Switzerland, and travel through the magnificent scenery of the Swiss Alps to the charming ski resort of Andermatt.

Later this afternoon we return to the hotel for a Christmas evening turkey dinner. (Please note that the train journey may operate in reverse, from Andermatt to Chur).

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Swiss Glacier Express

Enjoy a day at leisure today, or why not join our optional excursion to the beautiful alpine towns of St. Anton and Lech?

Situated on the Arlberg and surrounded by alpine peaks and wooded hills, St. Anton is famous for its outstanding natural scenery. Home to approximately 2500 inhabitants, the town has a charming atmosphere where crisp, clean mountain air is always guaranteed. Take a stroll down the pedestrian precinct and relax in one of the cafés or restaurants.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • St. Anton and Lech
    • 2024: £22.50pp

The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments only).

We leave Austria and head north to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £159.00 (7 days).

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at a minimum 3-star hotel such as the Val Blu Hotel in Bludenz or the Hotel Schwarzler in Bregenz.

Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.

Single Room Supplements

Single Room Supplement from £159

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