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Munich Xmas Markets
Thursday - Sunday - From: 179 €


Select Departure City, Date & Package:

Florence
November 30 2017 (Thursday) - Christmas Markets
Full Package - Trans., Accom. & Activities - €249
Rome
November 30 2017 (Thursday) - Christmas Markets
Full Package - Trans., Accom. & Activities - €279
Fly-in (meet us there)
November 30 2017 (Thursday) - Christmas Markets
Fly-In - Accom. & Activities Only - €159

Departure Times

Florence - 9:00pm
Rome - 5:30 - 6:00pm
Fly-In (meet us there) - arrival any time on Thursday with hostel check in available from 3pm

Highlights

An amazing weekend in always festive Munich, Germany with the city all dressed up for the holiday season with its festive Christmas markets! ’Tis the season and the holidays with hot spiced wine, holiday treats,   nutcrackers and ice skating while taking in the incredible Bavarian atmosphere! And of course they serve beer and all the beerhalls will be packed!    

Itinerary

Thursday - Day 1 Depart Florence/Rome via luxury coach w/DVD movies. Stops for dinner/bathroom along the way. Arrival to Munich late Thursday night (approx. 3am-4am).

**Fly-in package arrival on your own with check in from 3pm available (you will be sent exact instructions on how to arrive). 

Friday - Day 2 Breakfast included. Following breakfast we will have the option of the famous beer walking tour! This tour covers the historic sights of old Munich from its founding through WWII times, and ending at the Hobrauhaus beerhall. Tour includes approx. 2-Liters (4 Pints) of beer and lasts approx. 1 hr. 30 min - 2 hours. Following the tour, the Euroadventures trip leader will show you the main Christmas market, and also the best shopping for traditional dirndls & lederhosen so you’re ready for the beerhalls at night. Free afternoon to explore the many Christmas Markets,  and at night the Euroadventures leader will take the group to Munich's most famous beerhall, the Hofbrauhaus!

Saturday - Day 3 Optional trip led by the Euroadventures leader to the Dachau concentration camp at 10am in the reception area. It takes 25-30 minutes to get to Dachau. Museum entrance is free. Other options include a visit to some of Munich’s many famous museums, or a trip to the Neuschwanstein Castle, the real life inspiration for the Disney castle. As well, there's excellent shopping to be had in this cosmopolitan city. Free night to head back to a traditional beerhall or one of many other great bars or club scene (like the 30+ club area of Kulfabrik for those wanting a wild night out)! 

Sunday - Day 4 Breakfast included at check out at 10am (leave your bags in luggage room). Free day with departure at approx. 2pm.

*Fly-In package departure on your own.

Quick Facts

Country: Germany
Language: German
Currency: Euro
Typical Cuisine: Munich - wurst (sausage), Pretzels, krautsalat (sauerkrautsalad), kartoffelsalat (potato salad) schweinshaxe (roasted pork knuckle), schnitzel, hendl (roasted chicken), strudels, schnapps, beer.

Available Packages

- Full Package - r/t transportation + accommodations + activities
- Transportation only
- Fly In - accommodations & activities

Included:

Full Package:
- round trip transportation
- 3 nights accommodation
- 3 breakfasts
- Euroadventures trip leader
- Euroadventures information packet

Transportation Only Package:
- round trip transportation
- Euroadventures information packet

Fly-In Package:
- 3 nights accommodation
- 3 breakfasts
- Euroadventures trip leader (accompanies groups of 20 + people)
- Euroadventures information packet

Not included:

- lunch, dinner & drinks
- beer walking tour - 15 Euro
- metro tickets
- museums
- Neuschwanstein Castle trip ) - 20-45 Euro
- gifts/personal expenses

Packing Tips

- Passport
- Pillow (for bus ride)
- Rain jacket
- Shoes you don’t mind getting dirty (if it’s raining outside, the beer tents during the festivals can be pretty messy on the floor)
- Money

Where we stay

In an upscale hostel in a room with your friends. 4,6 & 8 person rooms - room size request depends on availability (a week of the trip you will receive an email about your rooming requests so you can inform us of friends you’d like to stay with). All rooms have private bathroom/shower facilities.

Extra Activities

Beer Walking Tour - There’s not a better way to see the city & sights, get some great information and entertainment as well as drink some fine German beer while admiring beautiful Munich! The guides are informative, really funny and energetic and there will be KEGS OF BEER with us! There will be stops for drinking games and other fun activities involving beer (after all it is the capital of beer, Munich).  The cost for this nearly 2 hour tour is only 20 Euro for our own private group!  Keep in mind too that it works out to be about 2 Liters per person (over half a gallon) and they cost approx. 7-8 Euro at most beerhalls, so in addition to getting your monies worth in beer you also get a super fun and informative tour around Munich’s historic center.  

Dachau Concentration Camp - Public transportation to reach Dachau (approx. 25-30 minutes to get there and ticket costs 3-5 Euro).  Museum entrance is free.

Neuschwanstein Castle - an optional trip to the famous inspiration for the Disneyland Castle, Kind Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein Castle nestled in the gorgeous Bavarian Alps! Price - 20 Euro 

How To Reach Destination

- Munich Airport (Flughafen Munchen) - located 17.7 miles northeast of Munich. It takes 40 minutes to get to Munich city center and costs up to 12 Euro.
- Memmingen Airport - located about 68 miles from Munich center. It's popular with low-cost airlines. It takes 1 hour 25 minutes to get to Munich and costs 15 Euro.

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