Last Updated on January 16, 2014 by Iris Sinilong
There is no better time to embark on a fairy-tale river cruise than Christmastime. Celebrate the holiday season while on a Christmas Market river cruise along the Danube, Rhine, and Main rivers, exploring cities such as Frankfurt, Vienna, Nuremburg, Budapest, Zurich, and Prague. You’ll explore world-famous Christmas markets where hundreds of vendors showcase their diverse, one-of-a-kind treasures. Walk through decorated streets and delight in nativity scene displays, arts and crafts, and merry carolers. Indulge in regional delicacies such as Christmas beers, spiced wine, gingerbread treats, and other baked goods. Admire the handmade nutcrackers, ornaments, and candles, and maybe pick up a gift for yourself or that special someone.
Aside from visiting Christmas markets, you’ll discover many charming towns with guided sightseeing tours. You may be introduced to the medieval fortifications, the Old Town, and the Toy Museum with handcrafted dollhouses and train sets in Nuremberg. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral and Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna and experience the Museum of History in Frankfurt. The history and culture of different cities will come to life. Our travel agents can help you choose an itinerary that suits your interests. Onboard your luxurious ship, quality service, dining, activities, and performances will enchant you.
Christmas Market river cruises are typically available from late November until the third week of December. They are the perfect way to experience the magic of the season while on an unforgettable journey, touring landmarks and experiencing festive villages. Make this holiday extra special with a Christmas Market river cruise. Escape this winter season to a wonderland full of treats and good fun! Call 1-800-665-4981 for more information.