Sunday 9 December
Meet at the airport at 7.20am for Air Malta flight to Munich departing at 09.25am. On arrival, our private coach takes us to Munich for the famous Christmas market in the city’s main square, the Marienplatz. The market spills onto the nearby streets creating a unique atmosphere bringing together flavours of many regions: nativity cribs and wood carvings from Oberammergau, gingerbread from Nuremberg, glassware from the Bayrische Wald. As dinner will not be served at the hotel, this gives us the opportunity to savour some of the irresistible delicacies and drink the famous beer.
Monday 10 December
Full day, optional excursion, to Bavaria’s national park of Berchtesgaden. Enroute we stop at a lake called Konigsee, the largest of this alpine paradise. We then drive on to the town of Berchtesgaden which hosts a traditional ‘Christindlmarkt’.
Tuesday 11 December
Full day, optional excursion, to the world’s oldest Advent markets located in Salzburg’s World Heritage listed Old Town. In the fairy lit, cobble-stoned streets of this musical city one captures the essentials of old time Christmas magic. Delectable aromas of mulled wine, toasted almonds and baked apples tempt us to savour some of these delicacies. No dinner will be served at the hotel so that we are able to enjoy the traditional delicacies.