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Explore Swiss Christmas Markets

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4D/3N

About

The short Christmas vacation begins in Basel, a city nestled at the crossroads of Switzerland, France, and Germany. Beyond its bustling trade reputation, Basel boasts a rich cultural scene, drawing art enthusiasts worldwide with its galleries, museums, and architectural marvels.

Explore the Altstadt's heart to immerse yourself in one of Switzerland's largest and most charming Chri...

Itinerary

Day 1

Embark on of Vacation

  • Dinner
  • Stay Included

Arrive in Basel, home to Switzerland's grandest Christmas market! 

Wander through the old town adorned with festive decorations and vibrant chalet stalls. The medieval charm of this Rhine-side city shines brightest during the Christmas season. 

Explore the markets at Barfüsserplatz and Münsterplatz, nestled in the heart of the festively decorated Old Town. 

Admire the magnificent Christmas tree on Münsterplatz, adorned by renowned decorator Johann Wanner. Indulge in a delightful fondue dinner at the "Sennenhütte" on Claraplatz, or savor a 3-course meal at Restaurant Schnabel, one of Basel's oldest and most esteemed establishments.

Day 2

Trip to Freiburg

  • Breakfast
  • Basel to Freiburg
  • Freiburg To Basel

Embark on a scenic train journey to the German city of Freiburg in Breisgau, home to the 46th Christmas Market. Nestled in the town center, over 130 individual stalls await, offering a delightful array of crafts and delectable treats for visitors to marvel at and purchase. 

Immerse yourself in the festive ambiance as you explore the market's offerings. After a day of festive cheer, return to Basel for a restful overnight stay.

Day 3

Visit to Colmar

  • Breakfast
  • Basel - Colmar
  • Colmar To Basel

Uncloak an enchanting journey to the Christmas Market of Colmar, where the old town is transformed into a fairy tale wonderland. The streets glow with festive lights, creating a warm Christmas ambiance that enchants visitors. 

Explore the historic heart of Colmar, where over 150 Christmas stalls beckon, connected by gently winding alleyways. 

Immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of the market before returning to Basel for a peaceful overnight stay.

Day 4

Departure from Basel

  • Breakfast

As the fascinating tour comes to an end, make your way to the airport (departure point).

Have a Safe Journey Ahead!

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  • Dinner as per Itinerary
  • Stay Included
  • Train
  • Explore the markets of Basel
  • Trip to Freiburg
  • Visit to Colmar

Hotels

Day 1-2-3

Basel

B & B Auf dem Wolf, St. Jakob

  • Accommodation at "B & B Auf dem Wolf, St. Jakob”: 3 Nights
  • Round Trip Train Transfer (Basel- Freiburg)
  • Train Transfer (Basel- Colmar)
  • Free entry in all Christmas Markets
  • Trip to Freiburg
  • Visit to Colmar
  • Free Local Transportation and Discounts in Basel via Guest Card
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  • Dinner: 01
  • Airfare & Airfare Taxes (Arrival & Departure)
  • Transfer (To and From the airport)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Visa Fees (If Applicable) 
  • Additional Activities
  • Optional Excursions 
  • Items having Personal Nature
  • Additional/Personal Expenses
  • Meals & Beverages (Not Mentioned Above)
  • Expenses occurred out of some unforeseen circumstances

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$1220 $1464

per adult on twin sharing

Destination covered

Basel, Freiburg & Colmar

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Basel Package for 3 nights and 4 days : Frequently asked questions

For a tour of Swiss Christmas markets, we recommend crafting an itinerary of around 4-6 days. However, the itinerary is flexible, allowing you to tailor it according to your preferences.

The average package price varies from $ 1,020 to $ 1,440. However, you can enquire about your package price by contacting the Trekhops support team.

No. Having travel insurance isn't restricted at all. However, you can add a protection shield by getting travel insurance.

Yes. Travelers are free to modify/customize their vacation packages as per their preferences or interests.