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Four Countries Christmas and the Swiss Glacier Express

7 days - from only £999pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Four Countries Christmas and the Swiss Glacier Express

Make your Christmas dreams come true with visits to Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein 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, before spending time in Liechtenstein’s capital, Vaduz. Why not round your holiday off in true style and join our optional excursion to the beautiful alpine towns of St. Anton and Lech?

TOUR INCLUDES

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

7 Day Itinerary

  • Dec 22:

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

  • Dec 23:

    Continue to Austria for a four-night stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Christmas Eve: Füssen and Hohenschwangau

    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
  • Christmas Day: Swiss Glacier Express and Vaduz

    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.

    During the day we will visit Vaduz, the capital city of Liechtenstein, for a short stop.

    Late 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

    Swiss Glacier Express

    Swiss Glacier Express
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    Included Highlights

    • Swiss Glacier Express
    • Vaduz
  • Boxing Day: St. Anton and Lech

    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.

    During the day there will also be the opportunity to join our optional horse and carriage ride.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    St. Anton

    St. Anton & Lech

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • St. Anton and Lech
    £22.50 £24.00
    • St. Anton and Lech with Horse and Carriage Ride
    £32.50 £34.00

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

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Dec 27:

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

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Dec 28:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £209.00 (7 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four night at the 4-Star Vienna House Martinspark in Dornbirn.

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

  • Vienna House Martinspark

    Austria's first architecture hotel, the Vienna House Martinspark, is situated in the centre of Dornbirn in Vorarlberg province. The unusual architecture, the deliberate use of high-quality materials and the contemporary art lend the hotel its own style. A talent for gastronomy and Austria's renowned hospitality add to the charm.

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

No Testing Required for European Tours
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