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Celebrate the festive season in style on this Germany vacation! Indulge yourself at colorful Christmas markets in Munich and Nuremberg where delightful food spreads, mulled wine, cookies and traditional Bavarian goodies are the order of the day.


Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 3MunichMarienplatz Square, Town hall & Viktualienmarkt, Bavarian food & Beer Gardens, Nymphenburg CastleArthotel Munich, Bayerischer HOF
3 - 5NurembergOld Town, Nuremberg Castle, Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally GroundsSORAT Hotel Saxx Nuremberg, Le Méridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg

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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 3

International Arrival

Private Transfer from Munich Airport to your hotel


2 Days

The mere mention of Munich and one conjures up images of annual Oktoberfest gatherings where lederhosen and dirndl-clad women serve beer in large tankards!

Included Activities

Munich’s Traditional Christmas Spirit
Step into a picture-perfect world of Christmas spirits at Munich’s traditional old Christkindlmarkt, reminiscent of centuries of festivities and good cheer. Meet your local guide at the Munich Central Train Station (Hauptbahnhof), just across from platforms 32-34. Immerse yourself in the infectious holiday mood as you stop by the city’s central market at Marienplatz, which hosts one among many traditional Christmas markets ahead of the holidays. Savor the festive aroma of roasted nuts and hot mulled wine, as you make your way through a maze of colorful stalls laden with gifts and goodies. Enjoy walking over to other popular Christmas markets around Munich’s Old Town. Visit the “Christmas village” that comes up every year at the palace courtyard of the royal Residenz, before strolling over to the “crib market” and the popular Medieval Market near Odeonsplatz. Learn all about the history of these traditional Christkindlmarkt from your guide as you stroll by. Wind up your walk on a sweet note by sampling a delicious slice of a traditional Christmas delicacy: a Lebkuchen gingerbread cake. (Time: 1400 hrs; Duration: 2 hrs; Shared Activity; Group size: Max 30 ppl; Dessert sampling included; Fitness level: Easy; Please wear comfortable walking shoes; Transfer not included: meet at Radius Tours Office, in Munich Central Train Station (Hauptbahnhof), just across from platforms 32-34. Please arrive 15min early).

Lake Tegernsee With Christmas Market Tour
Savor the full flavor of pre-Christmas festivities that takes you to as many as three Christmas markets over the course of a romantic boat journey on Lake Tegernsee. Leave your Munich hotel for the beautiful blue lake bordered by the Bavarian Alps in the distance, driven by your driver cum guide. Climb aboard the large comfortable boat to hop from one bustling Christmas market to another. Between stops, take in the marvelous natural scenery and inhale the pure air of the outdoors. At the markets, shop for Christmas trinkets, try your hand at games and keep warm by drinking hot chocolate or mulled wine. As the evening colors darken into the night sky, leave for Munich with memories of the natural and festive attractions of Lake Tegernsee. (Full Day; Private Activity; Duration: 8 hrs; Fitness level: Easy. Please note this is a seasonal activity; Transfer included)

Hotel Options
Arthotel Munich – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
Bayerischer HOF – Opt 2
RoomSuperior Room
Day 3 - 5

Board your train from Munich to Nuremberg (Duration: 1.5 hrs)


2 Days

Nuremberg reminds you of a typical Bavarian village with its charming chalets and quaint canals. A city steeped in history, the formidable city walls and castle that have been restored after the Second World War stand testimony to its glorious past.

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Room
RoomPetite Double

Transferred from your hotel to the airport

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 2,290 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 2,990 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in one double room for 5 days / 4 nights.
  • Meals as indicated
  • All activities as listed:
    • Munich: 20 Dec – 20 Dec: Munich’s Traditional Christmas Spirit
    • Munich: 21 Dec – 21 Dec: Lake Tegernsee With Christmas Market Tour
  • Self-driven car during your journey as follows:
      • Vehicle Type: Default car for 1-3 guests: Mercedes Benz or similar / For families / friends (4-5 guests): VW Touareg or similar (Automatic)
      • Unlimited kilometres
      • X days
      • Pick-up: Date & Airport/City
      • Drop-off: Date & Airport/City
      • Detailed description of your routing
      • GPS navigation system
      • One additional driver
      • Towing charges in the event of mechanical failure
  • For your rental car we book the best cover possible with the following services:
    • Third party insurance: The protection for the vehicle rented includes a third party insurance with the sum insured for personal injury and damage amounting to a maximum of EUR 100 million, the maximum limit of indemnity for each injured person amounts to EUR 8 million and is limited to Europe. Excluded from the insurance is the use of the vehicle for the transport of dangerous goods. All protection as part of the rental contract will become void, in particular, if an unauthorized driver has used the vehicle or if the driver of the vehicle does not possess the required driver’s license at the time of the event giving rise to claim.
    • Loss damage waiver (incl. theft protection): Loss damage waiver (incl. theft protection) reduces the lessee’s responsibility to a certain excess in the event of damage to or loss of the rental vehicle. If loss damage waiver (incl. theft protection) is accepted, the lessee is entitled, depending on the vehicle, to a deductible of EUR 950.00 to EUR 4,100.00. In addition, a reduction of the deductible is possible. In the event of willful or grossly negligent damage caused, a claim on the agreed fully comprehensive cover (incl. theft cover) can be reduced or lapsed. If no fully comprehensive cover (incl. theft cover) has been arranged, the leaser is responsible for all damage to the car not proven to be caused by a third party, and shall be liable for up to the full value of the vehicle.
    • Roadside protection: The roadside protection is an extended breakdown protection during the rental and protects you at home and abroad against high service and repair costs for the following incidents caused by you: key locked in vehicle, breaking caused by lack of fuel, assistance with starting necessitated by flat battery, loss of key and vehicle stuck. All services may only be ordered by a direct claim with Sixt 24-hour Roadside Assistance. They shall also determine the type and extent of service required to ensure the renter stays mobile. If any damage to the rental vehicle occurs which is not covered by Sixt within the scope of the Roadside Protection, the renter is liable for such damage.
  • The general business terms apply
  • Note: Driver’s licenses from non-EU countries (except Switzerland) are accepted if a) no visa has been entered in the passport and b) the customer has a visa in his passport and at the time of hire has not been in Europe for longer than 6 months. If he has been in Europe for longer than 6 months, he must present a driver’s license from an EU country. Driver’s license printed with non Roman Alphabet (Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Cyrillic etc) must be complemented by an international driver’s license. For driver’s licenses from countries not part of the international driver’s license treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.
  • All activities specified in the itinerary including transfers and entrance fees unless otherwise specified
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Welcome kit including all important documents and information regarding your itinerary
  • All airport and hotel transfers as indicated above

Not Included

  • Among other expenses, the following additional costs are not included for rental cars (to be made directly at the car rental shop with a credit card from a recognisable bank institution):
    • 20 EUR Change Fee
    • 500 EUR Deposit for the car
    • Fine handling fee & fine in case of a speeding ticket
    • Deposit for the GPS navigation system
    • 11.98 EUR per baby seat or booster seat per rental
    • No drivers under 21 years of age
    • Delivery/collection fee within 25 km during office hours (monday to friday 08:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs, price varies depending on location)
    • Delivery/collection fee further than 25 km during office hours (monday to friday 08:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs, price varies depending on location)
    • Delivery/collection fee within 25 km outside office hours (price varies depending on location)
    • Delivery/collection fee further than 25 km outside office hours (price varies depending on location)
    • Cross border fees and one way fee in case of border crossing
    • Towing in case of an accident
    • Fuel (Please drop off the car with full tank. In case fuel needs to be added, the car rental company will charge you the amount for it)
    • Note: Standard or small family cars may only cross into Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain and Vatican as well as Poland and the Czech Republic
  • Tips, additional meals and personal expenses
  • Visa fees
  • Travel, health and cancellation insurance
  • International airfare (from your home country to your destination and return)
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