Start Point
Amsterdam
End Point
Amsterdam
Ages
10 - 75+
Transport
Private coach
Accommodation
2, 3 & 4* hotels

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Reasons to Book

Summary

This tour showcases winter travel at its best! Start off in Amsterdam and get acquainted with a European winter. From frozen canals and hot waffles, to the picture-perfect beauty of Germany's Rhine Valley. Soak up the sights of the celebrated city of Nuremberg. Spend Christmas in one of the continent's finest capitals - Prague! Journey between Bratislava, Budapest, Vienna and Ljubljana. Discover the charms of Italy's Tuscany region. Celebrate an unforgettable New Year's Eve in Switzerland and embrace the festive atmosphere of Paris. There’s no doubt about it - Christmas in Europe is a bucket-list-worthy experience! 

Europe Jewel Christmas & New Year
Accommodation
  • 13 nights' accommodation in twin rooms with private en-suite facilities
  • Single travelers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room
Meals
  • 13 breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 6 dinners
    *Vegetarian options available for all meals on request
Transport
  • Modern air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and toilet onboard
  • Any public transport used as part of the tour (excludes free days)
Modern air conditioned coach transport
Extras
  • Services of your Expat Explore tour leader, who will be on hand with advice and tips to ensure that you get the most from your trip
  • All taxes and fees included
  • Free Expat Explore tour souvenir – a memorable gift of your once in a lifetime trip
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Accommodation

The hotel at the start and end destination for this tour are confirmed. If you wish to extend your stay and book pre or post tour accommodation at these hotel(s), please email us (info@expatexplore.com).

We use a variety of hotels in each of the other destinations on this tour, so you may stay in a hotel different to that listed here. Hotels are selected closer to departure date; you will receive a confirmed list one week prior to your departure date.

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Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - Schiphol Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - Schiphol
Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - Schiphol Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - Schiphol
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Carat HotelTraube Rudesheim Carat HotelTraube Rudesheim
Carat HotelTraube Rudesheim Carat HotelTraube Rudesheim
NH Wiesbaden NH Wiesbaden
NH Wiesbaden NH Wiesbaden
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Hotel Krystal Hotel Krystal
Hotel Krystal Hotel Krystal
Hotel Duo Hotel Duo
Hotel Duo Hotel Duo
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Ibis City Ibis City
Ibis City Ibis City
Ibis Heroes Square Ibis Heroes Square
Ibis Heroes Square Ibis Heroes Square
Ibis Styles Budapest Citywest Ibis Styles Budapest Citywest
Ibis Styles Budapest Citywest Ibis Styles Budapest Citywest
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Roomz Hotel Vienna Roomz Hotel Vienna
Roomz Hotel Vienna Roomz Hotel Vienna
Hotel Lenas Donau Hotel Lenas Donau
Hotel Lenas Donau Hotel Lenas Donau
Rainers21 Rainers21
Rainers21 Rainers21
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Hotel Stil Hotel Stil
Hotel Stil Hotel Stil
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Hotel Venezia Hotel Venezia
Hotel Venezia Hotel Venezia
Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino
Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino
Russott Hotel Russott Hotel
Russott Hotel Russott Hotel
Hotel Residence Elite Hotel Residence Elite
Hotel Residence Elite Hotel Residence Elite
Hotel San Giuliano Hotel San Giuliano
Hotel San Giuliano Hotel San Giuliano
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Hotel Belvedere Hotel Belvedere
Hotel Belvedere Hotel Belvedere
Hotel Piccadilly Hotel Piccadilly
Hotel Piccadilly Hotel Piccadilly
Hotel Nuovo Savi Hotel Nuovo Savi
Hotel Nuovo Savi Hotel Nuovo Savi
Hotel Manzoni Hotel Manzoni
Hotel Manzoni Hotel Manzoni
Parma & Oriente Parma & Oriente
Parma & Oriente Parma & Oriente
Hotel Montebello Hotel Montebello
Hotel Montebello Hotel Montebello
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Bear Inn Wilderwil Bear Inn Wilderwil
Bear Inn Wilderwil Bear Inn Wilderwil
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Hôtel Kyriad Paris Nord Porte de Saint Ouen Hôtel Kyriad Paris Nord Porte de Saint Ouen
Hôtel Kyriad Paris Nord Porte de Saint Ouen Hôtel Kyriad Paris Nord Porte de Saint Ouen
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Start Point
Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - SchipholJupiterstraat 162 - 200, 2132 HH Hoofddorp, Netherlands, Tel: +31 20 797 9190
10:00 hrs
End Point
Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - SchipholJupiterstraat 162 - 200, 2132 HH Hoofddorp, Netherlands, Tel: +31 20 797 9190
18:00 hrs (traffic dependent)
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Optionals

On Tour Excursions
All optional excursions are booked on tour and paid in cash to your tour leader, unless stated otherwise. Please note, certain optional excursions are subject to availability and could change as a result.
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Why this tour

Experience the magic of the festive season in Europe on the Expat Explore Europe Jewel Christmas and New Year tour! Europe in winter is an unmissable experience. Travellers will be immersed in the festive atmosphere complete with Christmas markets, chilly weather, hot chocolate, gluhwein and much more on Expat Explore Europe Christmas tours! Plus, the festivities of New Year’s Eve celebrations in Europe are definitely a bucket list experience. 

You’ll get to see 11 countries in two weeks. The tour visits top European travel destinations in the Netherlands, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, France and Belgium. It begins and ends in the beautiful, historic city of Amsterdam which can be explored even more pre and post tour. 

Highlights of the Europe Jewel Christmas and New Year tour:

  • Celebrate Christmas in gorgeous Prague! Explore the historic old town, castle district and world-famous Chirtsmas markets of the “City of a Hundred Spires” on Christmas Day. A true highlight of Europe Christmas tours! 
  • Toast to the New Year in the Swiss Alps! Celebrate New Years Eve in a snowy mountain town in the Alps. Then enjoy the first day of the new year with a full free day in the Alps!
  • See iconic European capitals decked out for the festive season! Visit Budapest, Vienna, Ljubljana, Bratislava and Paris - with a full free day to explore the French capital at your leisure. 
  • Enjoy a sightseeing cruise in Amsterdam as well as a river cruise in the breathtaking Rhine Valley.
  • Explore two of Italy’s top destinations. Venice and Florence are magical to visit on Europe Christmas tours! 
  • Become immersed in local culture, food and tradition! Watch a cheese and clog-making demonstration in the Dutch countryside, enjoy a German wine tasting in the Rhine Valley, tuck into authentic local cuisine at dinners in Prague and Florence, and even enjoy dinner in a Viennese wine cellar!  
  • Make the most of the range of optional excursions available on the Expat Explore Europe Jewel Christmas tour. From Venice gondola rides to a train expedition to Jungfraujoch and much more - there is something for all kinds of travellers. 

Is this the right tour for me?

This is the perfect tour for travellers looking to experience the magic of Europe at Christmas and New Year while seeing top travel destinations and attractions on a guided tour. It's  great for all kinds of travellers; families, friends, older travellers, solo travellers and more! 

What is the accommodation like?

Travellers will share en-suite twin-share rooms and will be paired with someone of the same gender. A single room supplement can be added when booking. 

What should I pack?

During December and January, Europe is cold! Be sure to pack warm clothing such as thick jackets, sturdy shoes or boots, beanies, scarves and gloves. Layers are always a great option while it's always a good idea to pack an umbrella. 

What is the best European country to visit at Christmas? 

It’s impossible to narrow it down to one country! Each destination offers a unique experience which is why we have expertly designed this 2-week Europe trip to include stops in 11 countries! See famous festive cities like Prague, Paris, Vienna and Amsterdam and visit charming cheerful towns and cities too! 

Where are the best Christmas markets in Europe?

Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Bratislava are home to some of the best Christmas markets in Europe! 

Embrace the festive spirit and book a spot on the Europe Jewel Christmas and New Year tour.  Expat Explore Europe Christmas tours are an unforgettable, fun, affordable and convenient way to spend Christmas and ring in the new year!

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