Central European Tours
Discover the heart of Central Europe on tour, encompassing Germany, Switzerland, Holland (The Netherlands) and Austria. Discover Alpine panoramas, scenic lakes and picturesque towns where you can meet the locals and sample regional delicacies. From the fairy tale Rhine Valley to the artistic hub of Vienna, you’ll have a holiday to remember on a train journey, small group tour or coach tour through Central Europe.
Top Selling Central European Tours
Must do experiences and highlights throughout Central Europe
See vestiges of a turbulent time, from the Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie to Brandenburg Gate and the Holocaust Memorial. Sobering experiences in Germany’s vibrant capital.
The Hills Are Alive
Explore Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart and the Sound of Music. Stroll the Mirabell Gardens and explore the Old Town as you hum the classics.
Canal Cruise Amsterdam
Glide along the labyrinth of waterways that comprise the 400 year old Canal Ring, flanked by incredible architecture and history, and decorated with quaint bridges.
A masterpiece of Gothic architecture and over 600 years of construction, this monument in the heart of Cologne is full of artistic masterpieces, treasures to behold, intricate designs and detailed stained glass windows.
Take a scenic cruise on Lake Lucerne, check out Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument, enjoy a fondue lunch, and perhaps enjoy the view from Mount Titlis after a cable car ride to its summit.
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From towering Alps to deep river valleys and cities oozing medieval charm, there is another treasure to discover around every corner in Austria.
Discover Germany's iconic cities and stunning countryside on tour. Visit during the festive season for the fairy tale Christmas Markets.
Marvel at the snow covered mountain ranges, medieval castles and charming cities of Switzerland on a coach tour or rail journey.
Cycle the canals of Amsterdam and visit the historic sites and impressive museums of Holland. Visit in springtime to see fields of tulips in bloom.
Central Europe Brochures
176 tours of Central Europe sourced from 40 Operator brochures
What our clients are saying about their journeys through Central Europe
“Just about perfect...”
We had a fabulous trip, staying at Lauterbrunnen with the hospitable Mark and Ursula and never ending spectacular views. Accommodation is basic but very clean and comfortable, excellent breakfast and good night meals, a great bunch of fellow travellers and so much fun on New Years Eve - a place to revisit. The train system is brilliant, the area a perfect springboard to the best Alpine locations. Add to that an excellent value for money trip, the kindness of the Swiss people and perfect weather and ...read more it was a memorable week.
“Austrian Lakes Christmas”
We stayed at the White Horse Inn, Lake Wolfgangese. The hotel was right on the lake, the view from our balcony and breakfast room was picture prefect. We had an incredible 8 days stay. Our room was extra large with a TV / dressing room as well. The staff were all very friendly and polite. The meals were wonderful, something to please everyone. The village is a beautiful little safe haven with plenty to do, at Christmas the streets are lined with Christmas stalls as well as their everyday shops. ...read more Surrounding villages are pretty and safe. The scenery everywhere is absolutely stunning, add a little snow and it's breathtaking.
“Christmas in the snow ”
Christmas Day in Zermatt with the snow around us was a memory to last forever. Excellent tour with a great Tour Director. Georgie from Global Journeys was great to deal with and made our bookings easy.
“Amazing European Christmas Holiday!”
This trip was absolutely fantastic and we are already keen to travel in the summer time. The Alpine Christmas Adventure was absolutely worth the wait, Albatross Tours were fantastic, our tour guide and bus driver (Gilberto and Roberto respectively) were so incredible, full of knowledge, and always willing to help out and teach us something and spend time with us. The rest of the tour group were also great - we were the youngest on the trip, but that didn't stop us from getting to know everyone and ...read more making some incredible friends. We plan to book another tour with Global Journeys/Albatross in the future.