Explore palaces, castles, & Christmas markets

Europeans do Christmas like no-one else and this is your opportunity to experience winter in some of the most stunning cities in the world! Sparkling lights, Christmas markets, cozy coffee shops, carolers, and mulled is a calm, blissful, and wintery experience that you do not want to miss.

Europe is the ultimate destination for the ‘Jolliest time of the Year’! Take the chance to visit famous markets and experience Christmas preparations and traditions from city to city.

Trip Details

10 days/9 nights | Zagreb to Vienna

Service Level: Signature learn more

Our Signature tours offer everything you would expect from Cobblestone Freeway.

  • A combination of 3 and 4 star hotels and character-rich accommodations
  • 2 meals provided per day plus snacks
  • All land transportation
  • High quality bus with air conditioning
  • Cobblestone host and fully translated local guides
  • Entrance fees & admissions for included sightseeing & cultural events
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway Travellers


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Proposed Itinerary

Welcome to Zagreb! A place which claimed the title of Best European Christmas Market three years in a row. So it's definitely worth a visit!
Explore Budapest, take a city tour and experience local Christmas traditions. Optional visit to Szechenyi Baths – Europe’s largest spa, with several indoor and outdoor swimming pools
In Vienna visit the beautiful Schonbrunn palace. We’ll then visit the biggest and oldest European Christmas Market with access to delicious local coffee, sweets, and other traditional delicacies. Optional – performance of the famous Lipizzan horses at the Spanish Riding School, or a classical concert at the opera.
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Explore palaces, castles, and Christmas markets to experience cultural traditions and do some last minute Christmas shopping!

Sample the local Christmas delicacies and warm you hands around a mug of hot coffee while taking in the beauty of Eastern Europe.

*OPTION - Add on a 4 day tour to Lviv

Experience winter in one of Ukraine's most beautiful cities. Drink mulled wine and sample Ukrainian donuts before attending a performance at the famous Lviv Opera House

tour itinerary - Explore palaces, castles, & Christmas markets

Departure Dates


Early Bird Discount available
until Jun 4, 2018*

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inclusive trip items

Your Trip Will Include:

  • Full time Cobblestone tour host & translator
  • Experienced city tour guides
  • 2 meals a day
  • 3 or 4 star hotels & character rich accommodations
  • All land transportation
  • Interaction with local artists, craftsmen, 
  • Entrance fees & admissions for included sight seeing and cultural events
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone 
Freeway travellers
  • Optional Add-On: 4-day tour extension to Lviv, Ukraine
  • Optional Add-On: Extend your trip
  • Optional Add-On: Attend a show or performance

Land Package per person from:

$2,640 usd

Flight Packages

We are happy to help you with flight details and arrangements.

Please contact us to book or receive more information.

Single Supplement - $700 USD

Cobblestone Travellers Say:

We experienced this amazing country in a way that far surpassed our expectations. There is no way 
we could have seen and done as much on our own in such a short time. This trip has changed our lives and inspired our children.

Kim Matiushyk, Camrose

HOST: Damjan Beusan

In Damjan's short lifetime, he has gathered quite a lot of experience. He has a degree in law, preschool teaching, and also knowledge in Portuguese language and culture. However, he find that the biggest experience definitely comes from the only true school - and that is life. Tourism is the field he has been active in for the last 18 years guiding, planning entertainment, and organizing holidays or business trips. Fluent in English, Portuguese, French and Croatian. Awaiting you in the paradise called Croatia!


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