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Tour code: BEHCMPP-0

Tour Inclusions

  • 5 Nights
  • 8 Meals 5 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
  • Hotel
  • Driver
  • Tour Leader

Christmas Markets: The Best of Saxony and Bohemia

  • 6 days
  • Germany / Czech Republic
  • Max 18 Passengers

Overview

From the fairytale spires of Prague to the bustling markets of Dresden and the twinkling Christmas lights of Karlovy Vary, this is a tour that explores the festive traditions, history and Yuletide beauty of Germany and the Czech Republic. And with the chance to discover magnificent castles, delicious local produce and scenic railways along the way, it's sure to be a trip to remember!

Map of Christmas Markets: The Best of Saxony and Bohemia
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Back-Roads Difference

  • Explore the Striezelmarkt in Dresden - Germany's oldest Christmas market
  • Discover traditional Ore Mountain Christmas decorations with a handicraft manufacturer
  • Enjoy the famous spa and thermal springs of Karlovy Vary

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Prague - Melnik - Dresden

    After meeting the group amidst the cobblestoned streets of Prague, we’ll begin with a walking tour of the city (complete with a visit to the Christmas market, of course). Later, we’ll move on to Melník. Here, we’ll dive straight into proceedings with a tour of the hilltop castle – with plenty of time to stroll the grand rooms and browse the 17th-century map collection. The afternoon will see us arriving in historic Dresden, where a welcome dinner awaits us at our hotel. Accommodation: TBC

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Dresden - Wackerbarth Castle - Dresden

  • Day 3 - Dresden - Freiberg - Seiffen - Neuhausen

  • Day 4 - Neuhausen - Annaberg-Buchholz - Karlovy Vary

  • Day 5 - Karlovy Vary

  • Day 6 - Karlovy Vary - Pilsen - Prague

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

5 nights in boutique accommodation

The Crew

Experienced Back-Roads Tour Leader and Driver

Transport

Premium mini-coach transportation