Festive & Christmas Tours

Celebrate Christmas, discover exciting destinations and diverse cultures on a tour departing this festive season. Choose from 49 Christmas and New Year holidays and experience Europe's festive Christmas Markets, the snow coated Canadian Rockies or a moving midnight mass in Bethlehem. Enjoy the whitest Christmas in Antarctica or explore ancient landscapes in Jordon in the cooler season.

Popular Festive & Christmas Tours

9 Days Munich to Zurich
Operated By: Insight Vacations
5 Days Basel to Basel
Operated By: Back-Roads
8 Days Berlin to Munich
Operated By: Insight Vacations
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Festive Travel Styles

Christmas Markets Holidays
Uniquely tailored tours & river cruises showcasing Europe's renowned Christmas Markets.
Christmas & New Year Cruises
Celebrate Christmas and New Year on the high seas this festive season.
Christmas River Cruises
Embark on a river cruise departing this festive season along the rivers of Europe.


Experiences and highlights you can have on a Festive & Christmas tour

A White Christmas in Banff
A White Christmas in Banff
Embrace Banff’s most breathtaking snow covered landscapes when you ride the gondola, take a dog sled ride and enjoy a magical white Christmas Day.
A Christmas Market River Cruise
A Christmas Market River Cruise
River cruise along the mighty Danube or the Rhine, crossing up to five countries as you stop to enjoy Europe's festive Christmas markets, from Budapest to Paris.
Find Santa in Antarctica
Find Santa in Antarctica
Enjoy a pristine White Christmas in Antarctica. Spot leopard seals, gentoo penguins, and elephant seals and celebrate on your Expedition ship.
Christmas in Bethlehem
Christmas in Bethlehem
Celebrate the festive season of your lifetime in the Holy Land of Israel when you join pilgrims on their march to the Church of the Nativity and witness a moving midnight mass. This is where it all began!
Christmas in Petra
Christmas in Petra
Spend Christmas Day exploring the wonders of Petra. Walk through the mysterious Siq to discover the Khazneh, Theater, Colonnaded Street and Museum, then climb to the magnificent façade of ad-Deir (the Monastery).

Brochures featuring Festive & Christmas Tours

49 Festive & Christmas trips sourced from 23 Operator brochures

Recent Reviews

What our clients are saying about their tours during the festive season

“NZ Festive Tour 2019”
Romaine - QLD, Australia Dec 2019
Travelled on a 10 day tour with Grand Pacific Tour over Xmas and could not recommend the tour company enough. Driver and Guide were excellent.

“Loved it all”
Steve - TAS, Australia Dec 2019
Loved it all even when a little "busy" and occasionally suffered from scenic overload. Exceptional driver and Christmas dinner. Remainder was very good with one or two very minor gripes. Normal start time very early and we would have preferred an extra day rather than a 2am night at an expensive hotel. Coffee and wine were pretty expensive.

“Well run trip”
Ben - QLD, Australia Dec 2019
Well run and organised tour, good pace most days, last two days were fill in and disappointing. Overall a good tour as it snowed up in the Alps on the first day and different places to see each day.

“Amazing European Christmas Markets”
Karen & Garry - VIC, Australia Nov 2019
I would not hesitate to book through Global Journeys again. It was easy and stress free. Our tour was great. Our guide Agnes was wonderful, and nothing was too much trouble for her. She was very knowledgeable, and interesting to listen to. Our hotels were pretty good, although one did not provide free internet, which surprised us. The markets were amazing, even the shops joined in with the decorations. One thing to be aware of, not all of the Christmas markets were open. One in Munich opened the ...read more