December Christmas tour 2018
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16 December - 30 December 2018
See all the main sites of Western Europe and spend Christmas in Austria!

December Christmas Tour 2018

Highlights

  • Netherlands (Amsterdam, Volendam, Zaanse Schans)
  • Germany (Rhine Valley and Munich)
  • Italy (Venice, Milan)
  • Switzerland (Jungfrau)
  • France (Paris)
  • Austria (Innsbruck)
16 December 2018 - JOHANNESBURG TO PARIS
Check in with your tour guide at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg around 17:00. We fly to Paris on a direct flight with Air France. (Dinner on board flight).
17 December 2018 - PARIS
An early morning arrival in the French capital. We clear customs, collect our luggage and start with a quick bus tour of the most famous French city. Take some photos at the Eiffel Tower and feel the rush to drive around the Arc de Triomph and down the Champs Elysees. Around mid day we check into our hotel for a well deserved refresher and late afternoon we take you on a guided walking tour of the Sacré-Cœur, Moulin Rouge and Montmartre. (Breakfast on board flight)
18 December 2018 - PARIS
After breakfast, we explore all the main sites of Paris on foot. Our guide will show you the Opera house, Tuileries Garden, the Louvre Museum, Pont Neuf and the Notre Dame. After free time and lunch in the Latin quarter, we continue to the most famous landmark in Paris, the Eiffel Tower. The afternoon is yours to explore Paris at your own pace. (Breakfast)
19 December 2018 - PARIS TO SWITZERLAND
We depart Paris and drive South through the Burgundy wine region of France. In the afternoon we enter Switzerland and drive past some spectacular lakes before we reach Interlaken in the heart of the Jungfrau region. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views. (Breakfast, Dinner)
20 December 2018 - SWITZERLAND
A free day to explore the Jungfrau region. C the World recommends the World Heritage Site of Jungfraujoch. (Breakfast)
21 December 2018 - SWITZERLAND TO MILAN
We depart Switzerland and head South towards Italy. Our first stop is at Lake Como and we rub shoulders with the rich and famous on the shores of Lake Como why not take an optional funicular to Brunate for wonderful views into Switzerland and across Lake Como. Later we continue to the shopping capital of the World, Milan.(Breakfast, Dinner)
22 December 2018 - MILAN TO VERONA TO VENICE
Our first stop today is the town of Verona, most famous for the Juliet's balcony (Romeo and Juliet) and some spectacular views. Spend the morning walking the streets in the city of Love. The canals of Venice await, we depart Verona and make our way to Venice. An afternoon guided tour of Venice will show you the Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge and St Mark Square. After the guided tour you will have some free time to wonder around the water canals of Venice. (Breakfast)
23 December 2018 - VENICE
A free day in Venice. C the World recommends the glass blowing island of Murano, or head to Lido’s beach.Why not take a Gondola ride? (Breakfast)
24 December 2018 - VENICE TO INNSBRUCK
Easily one of the most beautiful cities in the Austrian Alps, Innsbruck. Explore the town of Innsbruck on foot, view the Golden Roof and ladies, it`s your time to shine! Austria is world famous for the Swarovski crystals one of the biggest Swarovski shops in the world can be found in Innsbruck. Gentleman, why not have a local Schnapps to keep you warm whilst the ladies shop? We enjoy dinner at our hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
25 December 2018 - INNSBRUCK
CHRISTMAS DAY. A white Christmas in Austria. Enjoy a free day in the Austrian Alps. Why not make your way up the mountain and enjoy some tobogganing or try your luck at skiing and snowboarding!? Enjoy your Christmas lunch at one of the many mountain restaurants in the area. Surely a Christmas never to be forgotten. (Breakfast)
26 December 2018 - INNSBRUCK TO SALZBURG TO MUNICH
We depart Innsbruck as we make our way to the home of Mozart, Salzburg. Salzburg is a beautiful town located in the Austrian Alps, and is among many other reasons, famous for the movie "The Sound of Music". Germany awaits as we visit Munich (Munchen). Late afternoon we will make our way to Marienplatz to see the Rathaus and then we head to a traditional beer keller where we include a lovely Eisbein meal with a local Oompah band! Why not try a traditional Stein, a massive 1 litre of beer? (Breakfast, Dinner)
27 December 2018 - MUNICH TO BOPPARD
We head in a Northerly direction through Germany and enter the World Famous Rhine Valley. Enjoy a boat cruise from St Goar to Boppard and enjoy dinner at our hotel on the banks of the Rhine River (Breakfast, Dinner)
28 December 2018 - BOPPARD TO AMSTERDAM
The Dutch country side awaits as we visit Zaanse Schans windmill village. We then see how the traditional Clog’s (Wooden Shoes or Klompe) are made and we taste some of the famous Edam cheese. We return to our hotel for a quick dinner and then it’s time to enter Amsterdam for a guided tour of the infamous Red Light District. The rest of the night is yours to explore Amsterdam, the coffee shops and to paint the town “Red”. (Breakfast, Dinner)
29 December 2018 - AMSTERDAM
A free day to explore Amsterdam. C the world recommends the Heineken brewery, Anne Frank’s house and the Leidse Plein unlimited ribs!! (Breakfast)
30 December 2018 - AMSTERDAM TO JOHANNESBURG
An early morning departure to Schiphol airport, we depart to the airport around 06:30 for our flight back to Johannesburg, we arrive in Johannesburg around 22:05. (Breakfast, Dinner on board flight)
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Lurissa Erasmus

From start to finish the tour was amazing!!! Well organized and very well managed. George went above and beyond for each and every person that I travelled with, making sure he accommodated everyone. The long hours on the bus was never boring filled with entertainment, many laughs, a couple of surprises and an amazing bus driver, Karel , who is definitely a keeper! I will most definitely be coming on another tour and spreading the word!!! THANK YOU for an adventure ill never forget. -April Europe 2015


Lurissa Erasmus,
South Africa
The Williams Family

We want to thank you and C the World for a once in a lifetime experience you and your company helped make happen for our family. Our two week trip through Europe was awesome and we are so thankful and glad that we chose to do it with you. The trip was well organised, fun-filled, yet fast paced and busy but probably the best way to see as much as possible. Thank you for being such an awesome tour leader and staying with us every step of the way as we travelled from country to country. -European tour 2014


The Williams Family,
South Africa
Cheryl Wasserman

What an amazing tour it was! I will for sure recommend C the World to all my friends! Tour guide George van der Wat: Super awesome guy! Good manners, well spoken, good bilingual .His knowledge about every city was also well prepared. I’ll travel with him again any time. -Europe April 2015


Cheryl Wasserman,
South Africa
Dr Robert Coetzee

We returned from the May Europe Tour on Friday last week. Many thanks for a great experience all the way from booking the tour to returning to SA. We had a wonderful time with CTheWorld and would definitely recommend CTheWorld to our friends and family.A special thank you to Kim and Jacqueline for looking after us so well while on tour!“ -Europe May 2015


Dr Robert Coetzee,
South Africa

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