Iconic Christmas Markets of Europe
From Nuremburg, Germany to Budapest Hungary

Travel back through centuries as you walk along cobblestone streets through grand cities and historic towns bedecked with twinkling Christmas trees and lined with wooden huts gleaming with handcrafted treasures.


Cruise Dates: December 1, 2024 to December 8, 2024

Iconic Christmas Markets are plentiful and are on full display for your pleasure. Nuremberg’s festive Christkindlesmarkt, the largest and oldest Christmas Market in Germany; Regensburg’s Artisan Christmas Market at Thurn and Taxis Castle, considered one of Bavaria’s most beautiful and romantic; Vienna with its impressive Christmas Markets that seem to majestically appear around every corner; and Budapest where products sold in the market are traditionally handmade. Revel in a feast for the senses: sparkling lights; festive sounds of children dressed as angels singing carols; and enticing smells of hot-mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, sausages and sweet treats of every kind.

Enjoy the delicious wines of Austria and Hungary
  • 1 – 3: Prague

    Start your vacation with the pre-cruise extension in the fairytale city of Prague, which always enchants, but it really sparkles even more during the holiday season.
  • DAY 4 - Nuremberg

    Embark your cruise in Nuremberg. The Nuremberg Christmas market in Germany is the king of all Christmas markets. Famous worldwide, the fairytale market is located in the heart of historic Nuremberg.
  • DAY 5 - Regensbur

    The Nuremburg Christmas Market is rightly considered one of the most beautiful Advent markets in Germany with tradition dating back to the 18th century.
  • DAY 6 - Passau

    Gingerbread, spices and delicious treats – the aromas of Christmas fill the air as you enjoy Advent and the festive charm at Passau’s atmospheric Christmas Market.
  • DAY 7 - Melk

    High on a rocky outcrop lies the Melk Abbey, one of Europe’s most revered Baroque monasteries. Visit this magnificent Benedictine Abbey and it's famous library with countless medieval manuscripts.
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  • DAY 8 - Wachau Valley

    We'll taste the best Austrian wine as we cruise through the Wachau Valley, blanketed with vineyards and ornamented with cute villages. This is as pretty as river valleys come.
  • DAY 9 - Vienna

    The Christmas markets in Vienna truly are an age-old tradition. The forerunners of the present-day events date back to the Middle Ages, when in 1296 Albrecht I granted Vienna's citizens the privilege of holding a December Market or "Krippenmarkt".
  • DAY 10 - Budapest

    Budapest is one of Europe’s most regal and storied cities—and many of its most iconic sights can be seen right off the banks of the Danube. Enjoy a tasting of Hungarian wine as Hungary is one of the most important wine producers in Europe

Contact Coggin Travels and Let Us Begin Your Experience With Pairing Wine and Luxury Travel

The AmaReina makes you feel like royalty in your very own floating castle. Luxurious comfort is afforded by the plush linens and soft robes within the staterooms, most of which feature view-enhancing twin balconies. A pleasing color palette with subtle floral and leaf designs brings you into the breathtaking scenery you’ll see outside. Your palace features plenty of public spaces in which to mingle with your kingdom, like the fireside library. The Main Lounge, with its baby grand piano, is the epitome of class and a romantic venue in which to grab a drink. You’ll also find fine dining fit for kings and queens in the Main Restaurant and at The Chef’s Table, where a multi-course tasting menu will be presented to you. Additional regal amenities include a walking track, heated swimming pool, fitness room, massage and hair salon, and specialty coffee station.

Cruise only fares start at $2,736 per person

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