Christmas, New Year & Northern Lights Small Group Tours

9 Reasons why you will love our Festive Tours

1. We capture the magic
Festive experiences, mountain adventures, nostalgic Christmas Markets, beautiful locations, fun in the snow – all tried and tested!
2. Specially for you
Unique tour itineraries designed to suit the travel needs of Australians and New Zealanders seeking genuinely authentic European travel experiences.
3. Longer stays
Enjoy a leisurely and sensibly paced itineraries that include 2, 3, 4 and even 7-night stays in each captivating city or region.
4. Small, more intimate groups
Travel with a small group of like-minded travellers with group sizes from just 10 to 28!
5. Designed for the season 
There is a difference! These are not summer tours or winter tours but special Christmas, New Year and Winter Wonderland tours. 
6. Genuinely inclusive 
We guarantee there are no ‘optional’ activity costs – even your ‘end of tour’ tips are included. Check out the outstanding value inclusions in each of our tour itineraries.
7. Traditional Accommodation
Stay in hand selected, character style accommodation in superb locations. In a historic mansion, centuries old castle or a beautiful alpine chalet style hotel.
8. ‘My Time’ Guaranteed
You days are easier. With our sensible and leisurely pace, we guarantee your ‘My Time’ so you can relax and truly enjoy the festive wonderland you have travelled so far to see.
9. Experience you can trust
With 25 years of experience in successfully creating and operating market leading European tours, you know you are in safe hands.  


2020/21 Festive Tours

Christmas Market Tours

7 Departures: Early December

What a great way to do your Christmas shopping! Timed to capture that European Christmas magic in the festive weeks leading up to Christmas. Visit fabulous Christmas Markets, enjoy exciting activities, thrilling mountain experiences and be home for Christmas Day! 

Christmas Holidays

3 Departures: Mid December

Relax and settle into one specially selected 'Christmas hotel' and use this 'home base' for included daily excursions and activities. With free time to truly enjoy each picturesque destination, our Christmas Holidays are popular for family and friends' gatherings.

Christmas Tours

12 Departures: Mid December

Perfect for anyone wanting the complete European Christmas experience! Usually starting with a few nights in one of Europe's grand historic cities, we then escape to the snow clad mountains and celebrate Christmas over 3, 4, 5 or 6 nights in nostalgic, charming hotels. With so much included, we explore local picturesque towns and villages, Christmas Markets, ancient monasteries and fairytale castles.

New Year Tours

5 Tour Departures: Late December

Imagine watching New Year's Eve fireworks in Bavaria, enjoying a grand celebration in an Italian Castle or simply spending time in the mountains playing in the snow. We have something for everyone. Our New Year tours can be enjoyed either as 'stand-alone' tours or seamlessly added to almost all of our Festive Christmas Tours and Holidays.

Northern Lights Tours

2 Departures: February - March

Northern Lights Tours Order our European Christmas, New Year & Winter Wonderland brochure