Wednesday 6 December | Meet the Tour Leader at Malta International Airport at 0500hrs to commence your journey. Check in for your flight to Vienna, Austria, departing at 0700hrs. Upon arrival, enjoy a complimentary transfer to Vienna’s city centre. Experience the captivating charm of Vienna during the Christmas season, with the alluring fragrance of homemade punch, delightful confections, and the enchanting sparkle in children’s eyes as they behold the dazzling lights. In the late afternoon, transfer seamlessly to Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia. Check in and be allocated your accommodations at the elegant 4* Park Inn by Radisson (or similar). Later, consider joining the Tour Leader for a brief neighborhood exploration.
Thursday 7 December | Indulge in a lavish full hot and cold buffet breakfast before embarking on a guided two-hour walking tour of Bratislava’s historic center. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, discover the city’s prominent landmarks, cultural hubs, and inviting dining options. Uncover intriguing anecdotes and lesser-known facts about Bratislava. Immerse yourself in the genuine winter ambiance of the annual Christmas markets, where you can find exquisite presents for loved ones, relish exceptional punch, and savor the flavours of homemade “lokshe” (potato pancakes) and traditional Bratislava rolls.
Friday 8 December | Embark on a captivating full-day excursion to Budapest, Hungary’s resplendent capital. Budapest’s Christmas markets offer an abundance of captivating experiences. Explore the exquisite craftsmanship and sample delectable Hungarian delicacies. Marvel at the skills of artisans who uphold centuries-old traditions in glass blowing, knitting, wood carving, candle making, pottery, leather craftsmanship, and more. Discover dazzling handicrafts and charming gifts, perfect for those seeking heartfelt presents.
Saturday 9 December | Embark on a full-day excursion to the captivating city of Brno in the Czech Republic. Experience vibrant Christmas markets and immerse yourself in cultural programs at Liberty Square and throughout the city. Delight in finely crafted handicrafts, sweet delicacies, succulent pork specialties, and heartwarming punch. Enjoy captivating music and diverse cultural performances, while children explore the wooden nativity scene and petting zoo. Indulge in both local and international cuisines, showcasing the region’s culinary excellence.
Sunday 10 December | After an early breakfast on-the-go, proceed to Vienna airport for your return flight to Malta, departing at 1030hrs.