CHRISTMAS MARKET DAY TRIPS

This Christmas season take the stress out of when, where, how and which market do you need to visit ~ maybe you want to visit them ALL! Well, I am going to quite a few, maybe there are some you’d like to join me – here are TEN markets that will make your season UNFORGETTABLE ~ 


Click on the Paypal button below the MARKET to reserve your spot. I apologize for separate buttons, and not being able to combine.  Trips are limited to the first 7 adventurers. Unfortunately, carpooling is not an option for the Christmas markets due to parking restrictions. For complete DAY TRIPS information click HERE regarding pick-up/drop off information.

*Some of the Christmas Markets have already SOLD OUT ~ but there are still plenty of spots – they are all real special in their own way ~ 


1) COLMAR, FRANCE

CHRISTMAS DAY TRIPS - Colmar FRANCe

  • November 28, 2017
  • 10:00 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • $30/traveler
  • SOLD OUT!
  • If you are interested please fill out the comment section below (if I have enough interest I will go on another day!!)

The beautiful French town of Colmar comes alive during the Christmas season and this market is spectacular – Join me in getting ready for the Christmas market season in Europe at one of the most celebrated little medieval towns of the Alsace, France. I will be giving a walking tour as well – don’t forget your PASSPORT!


2) ISLAND OF MAINAU, GERMANY I

Island of Mainau - Lake Constanz
  • December 4, 2017
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $40/traveler
  • SOLD OUT!! 
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The Bodensee and Lake Constanz are stunning. One of my favorite DAY TRIPs is visiting the Island of Mainau – I am excited this year to invite you to join me for this year’s celebration “Winter Wonderland Magic.”
 
This island is filled with treasures, botanical gardens, butterfly garden, great restaurants and a castle to tour ~ what a GREAT day! This is a very popular day trip – I have added this additional date for 2017!
 
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3) SCHWäBISCH HALL, GERMANY

CHRISTMAS MARKET - SCHWABISCH HALL

  • December 5, 2017
  • 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $30/traveler
  • SOLD OUT! 

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Schwäbisch Hall is one of the most enchanting little towns in the Swabian valley – would you like to see a small town Christmas market with hometown artisans, bakers, farmers and more. This day trip to this precious little wine town where the “Glühwein” is extra special. For more information – see this link  


4) BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY

Baden-Baden

  • December 7, 2017
  • 9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • $30/traveler

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The Baden-Baden Christmas market was absolutely one of my favorites last year. They bring purveyors and vendors from all over the world ~ last year there was someone from Canada selling maple syrup products ~ lots of fun. This elegant Christmas market is set in the Kurhaus Promenade – if this will be your first visit to this spa town, just know you’ll fall in love. AND it’s only an hour away!


5) ÜBERLINGEN ON THE BODENSEE

CHRISTMAS MARKET- UBERLINGEN

  • December 8, 2017
  • 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $40/traveler
  • SOLD OUT!

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Überlingen on the Bodensee – so excited to visit this Christmas market – DRESS WARMLY- as we will be on the lake they call bottomless – my first time visiting this border town and market – LINK HERE

6) RIQUEWIHR & RIBEAUVILLE, FRANCE

Christms Day Trips - R & R France

  • December 9, 2017
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $30/traveler
  • SOLD OUT! 

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We will be visiting the Alsace towns of Riquewihr & Ribeauville in France. These little town resemble Belle’s little village out of “Beauty and the Beast.” Last year, we sampled everything from Goose Live Pate to Fried dough with preserves. These beautifully decorated Christmas markets are a photographer’s dream! 

7) FREIBURG – Black Forest, GERMANY

Freiburg, Germany Christmas Market

  • December 12, 2017
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • $30/traveler

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  • Freiburg, Germany is a classic Schwarzwald town filled with history, beautiful architecture and more ~ not only will be enjoying a walk through the town and exploring but shopping at the Christmas market! This wonderful Christmas market is filled with lots of wooden artisans famous from the Black Forest that come in and share their craft. Freiburg is also blessed to be so close to France, so you’ll notice this on the menus as we stop off for lunch (unless you’ve grabbed some sweet treats at the market!) 

8) ISLAND OF MAINAU, GERMANY II

CHRISTMAS MARKET - ISLAND OF MAINAU
  • December 13, 2017
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $40/traveler
  • SOLD OUT!!

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The Bodensee and Lake Constanz are stunning. One of my favorite DAY TRIPs is visiting the Island of Mainau – I am excited this year to invite you to join me for this year’s celebration “Winter Wonderland Magic.”
 
This island is filled with treasures, botanical gardens, butterfly garden, great restaurants and a castle to tour ~ what a GREAT day!
Lunch is on-your-own 

9) ULM, GERMANY

CHRISTMAS MARKET - ULM

  • December 14, 2017
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $30/traveler
  • 1 SPOT LEFT!!

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Ulm Cathedral is stunning – guess what else is incredible? The Christmas market. We will be getting to do both on today’s Christmas Market DAY TRIP! This pretty town a short drive away from Stuttgart is filled with vendors, glühwein, children’s plays, a live nativity and more~
 

If you would also like to climb the Cathedral towers – we’ll have enough time for that too – remember these are the tallest steeples in Europe and its windy – I wouldn’t want you to blow away – the views in winter time are stunning – just windy!


10) BAD WIMPFEN, GERMANY

Bad Wimpfen

  • December 15, 2017
  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • $30/traveler

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  • The town of Bad Wimpfen in Swabia is one of the most adorable medieval towns in the area ~ add a Christmas market and you’ve got quintessential Germany. Come with me on this day trip with wonderful local vendors and artisans to collect your Christmas gifts ~ lots of Glühwein to keep warm and wonderful opportunity to meet new friends! After visiting here, you’ll make Bad Wimpfen a regular on your tours of Germany.

11) ST. GALLEN, SWITZERLAND

CHRISTMAS MARKET - ST. GALLEN

  • December 18, 2017
  • 8 a.m. – 6 p.m
  • $40/traveler
  • 1 SPOT LEFT!!

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Switzerland for the DAY? Why, yes ~ if it’s the town of St. Gallen on Lake Constanz and IT’S their Christmas MARKET season. This romantic town is known as the city of lights.~ With a huge Christmas tree in the center of town with over 15,000 lights you betcha ~ This will be my first visit during Christmas season and I’m excited to adventure with you!
 
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