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

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

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We use a variety of hotels in each of the destinations on this tour, so you may stay in a hotel different to that listed here. Hotels are selected closer to departure. A confirmed list of hotels will be sent to you along with your Tour Leader announcement, 7 days prior to departure.

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Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam Schiphol Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam Schiphol
Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam Schiphol Hampton by Hilton Amsterdam Schiphol
Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - Schiphol Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - Schiphol
Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - Schiphol Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - Schiphol
Park Inn Amsterdam City west Park Inn Amsterdam City west
Park Inn Amsterdam City west Park Inn Amsterdam City west
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Arthotel ANA Soul Oberhausen Arthotel ANA Soul Oberhausen
Arthotel ANA Soul Oberhausen Arthotel ANA Soul Oberhausen
Super 8 Koblenz Super 8 Koblenz
Super 8 Koblenz Super 8 Koblenz
Achat Russelsheim hotel Achat Russelsheim hotel
Achat Russelsheim hotel Achat Russelsheim hotel
Comfort Hotel Frankfurt Airport West Comfort Hotel Frankfurt Airport West
Comfort Hotel Frankfurt Airport West Comfort Hotel Frankfurt Airport West
Super 8 Oberhausen Super 8 Oberhausen
Super 8 Oberhausen Super 8 Oberhausen
Wyndham Garden Koblenz Hotel Wyndham Garden Koblenz Hotel
Wyndham Garden Koblenz Hotel Wyndham Garden Koblenz Hotel
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Hotel Duo Hotel Duo
Hotel Duo Hotel Duo
Iris Hotel Eden Iris Hotel Eden
Iris Hotel Eden Iris Hotel Eden
K+K Fenix Prague K+K Fenix Prague
K+K Fenix Prague K+K Fenix Prague
Amedia Express Amedia Express
Amedia Express Amedia Express
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Star Inn Hotel Budapest Centrum Star Inn Hotel Budapest Centrum
Star Inn Hotel Budapest Centrum Star Inn Hotel Budapest Centrum
Impulso Fashion Hotel Impulso Fashion Hotel
Impulso Fashion Hotel Impulso Fashion Hotel
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Roomz Hotel Vienna Roomz Hotel Vienna
Roomz Hotel Vienna Roomz Hotel Vienna
B&B Hotel Wien HBF B&B Hotel Wien HBF
B&B Hotel Wien HBF B&B Hotel Wien HBF
Roomz Vienna Prater Roomz Vienna Prater
Roomz Vienna Prater Roomz Vienna Prater
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Hotel Lev Hotel Lev
Hotel Lev Hotel Lev
B&B Hotel Ljubljana Park B&B Hotel Ljubljana Park
B&B Hotel Ljubljana Park B&B Hotel Ljubljana Park
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Hotel Venezia Hotel Venezia
Hotel Venezia Hotel Venezia
Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino
Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino
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Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio
Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio
Settentrionale Esplanade Settentrionale Esplanade
Settentrionale Esplanade Settentrionale Esplanade
Hotel Antica Tabaccaia Hotel Antica Tabaccaia
Hotel Antica Tabaccaia Hotel Antica Tabaccaia
Hotel Terme Pellegrini Hotel Terme Pellegrini
Hotel Terme Pellegrini Hotel Terme Pellegrini
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Bear Inn Wilderwil Bear Inn Wilderwil
Bear Inn Wilderwil Bear Inn Wilderwil
Alpenrose Hotel and Gardens Alpenrose Hotel and Gardens
Alpenrose Hotel and Gardens Alpenrose Hotel and Gardens
Hotel Alpina Kandersteg Hotel Alpina Kandersteg
Hotel Alpina Kandersteg Hotel Alpina Kandersteg
Holiday Inn Express Luzern - Kriens Holiday Inn Express Luzern - Kriens
Holiday Inn Express Luzern - Kriens Holiday Inn Express Luzern - Kriens
Alpenrose, Wilderswil Alpenrose, Wilderswil
Alpenrose, Wilderswil Alpenrose, Wilderswil
Ibis Geneve Centre Lac Ibis Geneve Centre Lac
Ibis Geneve Centre Lac Ibis Geneve Centre Lac
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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
Hotel ibis Paris La Défense Centre Hotel ibis Paris La Défense Centre
Hotel ibis Paris La Défense Centre Hotel ibis Paris La Défense Centre
Ibis Paris Bercy Village 12eme Ibis Paris Bercy Village 12eme
Ibis Paris Bercy Village 12eme Ibis Paris Bercy Village 12eme
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Start Point
Hotel in AmsterdamPlease contact us for more information
10:00 hrs
End Point
AmsterdamHotel in Amsterdam
19:30 hrs
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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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