Luxury Family Tours

Family Tour of Ireland
(9 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle

Family Tour of Germany
(10 Days)
Berlin & Potsdam, Munich & Neuschwanstein, Baden-Baden & Alsace

Family Tour of Greece
(9 days)
Athens, Santorini, Crete

Family Tour of Italy
(13 Days)
Rome, Florence & Tuscany, Venice, Lake Como

Family Tour of Japan
(9 Days)
Tokyo, Hakone & Mt. Fuji, Kyoto, Hiroshima & Miyajima

Family Tour of Egypt
(8 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River cruise

Family Tour of Argentina
(10 Days)
Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, Bariloche

Family Tour of Australia
(10 Days)
Sydney, Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef

Family Tour of Bali
(8 Days)
Nusa Dua or Jimbaran Bay, Ubud

Family Tour of China
(12 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Shanghai, Hong Kong

Family Tour of Dubai & the Emirates
(9 Days)
Dubai & Arabian Desert, Abu Dhabi

Family Tour of England
(7 Days)
London & environs

Family Tour of France
(12 Days)
Normandy, Paris & Versailles, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Family Tour of the Galapagos
(8 Days)
Quito, Galapagos lodge

Family Tour of India
(11 Days)
Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Mumbai

Family Tour of Israel
(10 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Negev Desert, Tel Aviv

Family Tour of Kenya
(9 days)
Nairobi, Maasai Mara, Mount Kenya

Family Tour of Mexico: Best of the Riviera Maya
(7 Days)
Riviera Maya with Tulum & Chichen Itza

Family Tour of Morocco
(8 Days)
Marrakesh, Atlas Mountains

Luxury Family Tour of New Zealand
(11 Days)
Auckland, Taupo & Rotorua, Hawke's Bay, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Family Tour of Peru
(11 Days)
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Amazon

Family Tour of Russia
(8 Days)
St. Petersburg, Moscow

Active Family Tour of Sicily
(10 Days)
Sciacca, Agrigento, Noto, Ragusa, Modica, Syracuse, Taormina, Mount Etna

Family Tour of South Africa & Victoria Falls
(10 days)
Cape Town, Victoria Falls, Sabi Sand Reserve

Family Tour of South Korea
(7 Days)
Seoul, Jeju Island

Family Tour of Spain
(10 Days)
Barcelona, Madrid & Toledo, Seville & Cordoba, Marbella

Family Tour of Switzerland
(9 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Lausanne

Family Tour of Tanzania
(8 Days)
Arusha, Ngorongoro & Lake Manyara, Serengeti

Thailand for Families
(10 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui

Vietnam for Families
(10 Days)
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Saigon

MULTI-COUNTRY TOURS

Family Tour of Belgium & the Netherlands
(8 days)
Brussels with Bruges & Ghent, Amsterdam with The Hague & Delft

Christmas Markets of Europe
(15 Days)
Munich & Nuremberg, Salzburg, Vienna, Prague & Dresden, Berlin

Family Tour of England & Scotland
(11 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Fort William & Highlands, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

Family Tour of Kenya & Tanzania
(11 Days)
Nairobi, Maasai Mara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti

Family Tour of Southeast Asia
(13 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Hong Kong

Christmas Markets of Germany

(9 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Munich with Neuschwanstein & Nuremberg, Dresden & Leipzig, Berlin

This private luxury tour Germany combines private cultural touring with visits to the most atmospheric and historic Christmas markets in the country. At these festive markets, sample seasonal foods and browse hand-made ornaments, nutcrackers, Advent calendars, traditional wooden toys, holiday decorations and other crafts.

Begin in Munich, the dynamic capital of Bavaria. Explore the Old Town during a flexible walking tour with your private guide. In the Marienplatz, see the neo-Gothic city hall and its famed Glockenspiel, and walk through the Christkindlmarkt, the city's oldest and largest Christmas market. Visit other neighborhood holiday markets such as the Kripperlmarkt, to browse for handicrafts, admire traditional nativity scenes and sample holiday treats such as gluhwein (mulled wine) and lebkuchen (traditional Christmas cookies). If desired, we can arrange activities for children such as dressing up as angels and painting ornaments. Also browse the Viktualienmarkt outdoor food market, and stroll interesting shopping streets and squares. Other touring options include visiting the Residenz (the former royal palace), which hosts a Christmas village, or the Alte Pinakothek art museum.

One day, take a private excursion into the beautiful Bavarian countryside to visit Neuschwanstein, the fairytale castle built in the 19th century for King Ludwig II. The model for Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle, Neuschwanstein is a romantic vision of towers and turrets that rises out of a rocky hilltop and offers panoramic views of surrounding mountains, lakes and farmland. Enjoy a magical horse-drawn carriage ride through the forest. If desired, also visit nearby Hohenschwangau, the neo-Gothic castle where Ludwig spent his childhood, as well as the Wieskirche (Church in the Meadow), a UNESCO World Heritage Site with spectacular Rococo interiors.

Next, visit Nuremburg's world-famous Christkindlesmarkt Christmas market en route to Dresden, the capital of Saxony and a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Baroque art and architecture. During private touring, visit highlights such as the landmark Frauenkirche church and the outstanding art collections of the Green Vaults, Zwinger and Albertinum. Also enjoy time to browse Striezelmarkt, Germany's oldest Christmas market. Other options include touring Volkswagen's Transparent Factory or the House of Meissen porcelain workshop.

En route to Berlin, tour Leipzig, a university town in Saxony that has long been associated with music, printing and trade, and visit the city's picturesque Christmas Market.

During flexible private touring in Berlin, the vibrant capital of Germany and one of Europe's most important cultural centers, see historical and cultural highlights such as the Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag and Holocaust Memorial. Opt to tour the Jewish Museum or one of the world-renowned institutions on Museum Island, such as the outstanding Pergamon Museum. Explore one or more of the city's dozens of holiday markets, such as the Gendarmenmarkt WeihnachtsZauber Christmas market, the Nostalgic Christmas Market at Opernpalais or Weihnachtsmarkt Schloss Charlottenburg. Also visit Berlin's most interesting neighborhoods, markets, food halls, art galleries, modern architectural landmarks and shopping districts according to your interests.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Munich, Germany
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 2 Munich
Full-day private city tour
Day 3 Munich & Neuschwanstein
Full-day private excursion
Day 4 Munich – Nuremberg – Dresden
Private tour of Nuremberg en route to hotel for 2 nights
Day 5 Dresden
Half-day private city tour
Day 6 Dresden – Leipzig – Berlin
Private tour of Leipzig en route to hotel for 3 nights
Day 7 Berlin
Full-day private city tour
Day 8 Berlin
Half-day private tour
Day 9 Depart Berlin
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Munich:

Mandarin Oriental, Munich

Dresden: Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski
Berlin: Regent Berlin or Waldorf Astoria Berlin

Cost
$12,660 Per person (double occupancy)

Luxury Family Tours

Family Tour of Ireland
(9 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle

Family Tour of Germany
(10 Days)
Berlin & Potsdam, Munich & Neuschwanstein, Baden-Baden & Alsace

Family Tour of Greece
(9 days)
Athens, Santorini, Crete

Family Tour of Italy
(13 Days)
Rome, Florence & Tuscany, Venice, Lake Como

Family Tour of Japan
(9 Days)
Tokyo, Hakone & Mt. Fuji, Kyoto, Hiroshima & Miyajima

Family Tour of Egypt
(8 Days)
Cairo & the Pyramids, luxury Nile River cruise

Family Tour of Argentina
(10 Days)
Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, Bariloche

Family Tour of Australia
(10 Days)
Sydney, Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef

Family Tour of Bali
(8 Days)
Nusa Dua or Jimbaran Bay, Ubud

Family Tour of China
(12 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Shanghai, Hong Kong

Family Tour of Dubai & the Emirates
(9 Days)
Dubai & Arabian Desert, Abu Dhabi

Family Tour of England
(7 Days)
London & environs

Family Tour of France
(12 Days)
Normandy, Paris & Versailles, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Family Tour of the Galapagos
(8 Days)
Quito, Galapagos lodge

Family Tour of India
(11 Days)
Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Mumbai

Family Tour of Israel
(10 Days)
Jerusalem & Dead Sea, Negev Desert, Tel Aviv

Family Tour of Kenya
(9 days)
Nairobi, Maasai Mara, Mount Kenya

Family Tour of Mexico: Best of the Riviera Maya
(7 Days)
Riviera Maya with Tulum & Chichen Itza

Family Tour of Morocco
(8 Days)
Marrakesh, Atlas Mountains

Luxury Family Tour of New Zealand
(11 Days)
Auckland, Taupo & Rotorua, Hawke's Bay, Queenstown & Milford Sound

Family Tour of Peru
(11 Days)
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Amazon

Family Tour of Russia
(8 Days)
St. Petersburg, Moscow

Active Family Tour of Sicily
(10 Days)
Sciacca, Agrigento, Noto, Ragusa, Modica, Syracuse, Taormina, Mount Etna

Family Tour of South Africa & Victoria Falls
(10 days)
Cape Town, Victoria Falls, Sabi Sand Reserve

Family Tour of South Korea
(7 Days)
Seoul, Jeju Island

Family Tour of Spain
(10 Days)
Barcelona, Madrid & Toledo, Seville & Cordoba, Marbella

Family Tour of Switzerland
(9 Days)
Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Lausanne

Family Tour of Tanzania
(8 Days)
Arusha, Ngorongoro & Lake Manyara, Serengeti

Thailand for Families
(10 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui

Vietnam for Families
(10 Days)
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Saigon

MULTI-COUNTRY TOURS

Family Tour of Belgium & the Netherlands
(8 days)
Brussels with Bruges & Ghent, Amsterdam with The Hague & Delft

Christmas Markets of Europe
(15 Days)
Munich & Nuremberg, Salzburg, Vienna, Prague & Dresden, Berlin

Family Tour of England & Scotland
(11 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Fort William & Highlands, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

Family Tour of Kenya & Tanzania
(11 Days)
Nairobi, Maasai Mara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti

Family Tour of Southeast Asia
(13 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Hong Kong

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~ B.S., Weston, CT

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