'Door to door'
Winter in Bavaria sees the mountains covered in white powder snow and the festive spirit can be felt over the Bavarian winter wonderland. Enjoy the crisp, fresh air and wonderful scenery on our Christmas tour.
Day 1: Your Door to Door service will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Munich, where our local coach will be waiting to transfer us to the Hotel Gasthof Huber, our base for the next 7 nights.
Day 2: Today we have a half day guided excursion of the city of Munich, capital of Bavaria. We will visit the Olympic Park, where once the first Zeppelins landed and which became the site for the 1972 Games. There will be some free time to explore the Christmas Market in the city centre, before heading to the Town Hall on the Marienplatz to see the Glockenspiel clock with its entertaining figures jousting. Dinner this evening will be in a typical Bavarian biergarten restaurant with traditional local specialties.
Day 3 - Christmas Eve: This morning we will head for Rosenheim, a quaint town in the south of Bavaria. A local guide will take us on a short tour which will conclude at the Christmas Market in the town centre. Enjoy the festive spirit before returning to the hotel. Dinner tonight is a traditional 4 course Bavarian Christmas dinner. There will be chance to attend the Midnight Holy Mass in the church of Ebersberg.
Day 4 - Christmas DAY: Merry Christmas! There will be plenty of time for you to open some Christmas presents before we tuck into a typical Bavarian Roast Duck Christmas lunch. Dinner will be served in the hotel.
Day 5 - boxing DAY: Today we will experience a beautiful panoramic drive through Bavarian countryside to the town of Erding, popular for its beer! A local guide will walk us through the historic Old Town before we enjoy a 2 course lunch in a traditional, Bavarian restaurant. We return to the hotel where tea and coffee, traditional gingerbread and cake will be served. Dinner will be served in the hotel this evening.
Day 6: This morning a sleigh or carriage, depending on the weather, will be waiting outside our hotel to take us on a tour. Relax and enjoy the brisk air on your face as you dash through the winter wonderland. Around midday we will travel to the chocolate factory in Rott am Inn where fabulous pralines are made. We learn more on a guided sweet tour. Dinner tonight will be in the hotel.
Day 7: After breakfast we depart on an excursion to Chiemsee. The New Palace on the Herrenchiemsee Island is the largest built by King Ludwig II. We board the ferry in Prien and sail to the island. Highlights include the State Staircase, the Great Hall of Mirrors and the State Bedroom. Modelled on the Palace of Versailles, its fountains, statues and huge ornamental ponds were also replicated. After this royal tour, we board the ferry back to the mainland and return by coach to the hotel for dinner.
Day 8: Today we say goodbye to our winter wonderland. Our local coach will transfer us to the airport for our return flight back to the UK and your Door to Door service home.
This family run, traditional Bavarian hotel is located in the town of Ebersberg and is surrounded by forests and meadows. The en-suite bedrooms feature TV, balcony, hairdryer and WiFi.
"This is Bavarian hospitality at it's finest. The staff epitomized German perfection from the front desk to the restaurant staff. This is a family run hotel with impeccable attention to detail."
Single room supplement: £160
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