The Best Christmas Market Tours in Austria

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Want to experience the enchantment of Austria's Christmas markets and immerse yourself in the festive spirit? Our handpicked collection of the best Christmas market tours in Austria is based on key criteria such as price, destinations, service, quality, and fun. From tasting the flavors of spiced mulled wine and indulging in delicious treats to perusing artisan crafts and delving into the fascinating history of these captivating destinations, these tours provide the perfect balance of exploration and holiday cheer. Explore delightful marketplaces filled with joyous celebrations, where every corner exudes the magic of the holiday season. One of these fantastic tours below will be the perfect choice for your holiday trip!

Almost every major destination puts on some type of Christmas market. Most begin in late November and run through New Years. The market in Vienna is one of the most popular. Located in front of the famous Vienna Town Hall, the scenery is breathtaking. In Salzburg, a huge portion of the historic old town area becomes one large market, as stalls selling food and crafts are found everywhere. The view from the fortress above is terrific! Innsbruck puts up a large tree in the center of old town, and the surrounding streets are filled with market shops selling everything from crafts to yummy treats. Even smaller towns such as Zell am See, St. Anton, Hallstatt, Seefeld, and others put on quaint markets in their old town areas over the holidays which are full of charm, lights, and festivities.

The Top 3:

  • 8 Days, $3899.00

  • 8 Days, $5148.00

  • 7 Days, $1849.00

What are Christmas market tours like in Austria?


Here are the important factors:

  • 3 trip options analyzed
  • $483 average price per day (USD)
  • 7 to 8 days in length
  • 4.57 of 5 average rating
  • 113 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of Christmas market tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.57 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 113 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 7 days, while the longest is 8 days. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 3 Christmas market tours, you can rest assured that Austria has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

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The 3 Best Christmas Market Tours in Austria
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Avalon Waterways

8 Days Nuremberg to Budapest 6 Destinations through Germany, Austria, Hungary 160 People at Most Ages 8 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey, visiting Germany, Austria, and Hungary, that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With a duration of 8 days, this voyage offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 160 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 8 or older. This trip visits 6 destinations, including Vienna, Regensburg, Passau, and Melk along the way. Beginning in beautiful Nuremberg, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Budapest. Brought to you by Avalon Waterways, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $514 per day.

  • Family
  • River Cruise
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Avalon Waterways

8 Days Nuremberg to Budapest 8 Destinations through Germany, Austria, Hungary 160 People at Most Ages 8 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled trip for 8 unforgettable days, visiting Germany, Austria, and Hungary. It ensures an intimate group setting with 160 participants at most. Experience a trip that takes you to 8 remarkable destinations, including Regensburg, Passau, Linz, and Melk. Nuremberg will mark the start of your journey, while Budapest will serve as its final destination. Avalon Waterways, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 8 or older. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $670 per day.

  • Family
  • River Cruise
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for Christmas market tours.
by G Adventures

7 Days Vienna to Berlin 4 Destinations through Austria, Germany 18 People at Most Ages 12 to 99 Guest Rating: 3.7 out of 5 stars

This fantastic voyage has a rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars, visiting Austria and Germany. Explore 4 incredible locations on this trip, including Salzburg and Munich. Vienna marks the starting point, while Berlin stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. Lasting 7 days, the maximum group size is 18 people, and it's good for travelers aged 12 or older. Organized by G Adventures, this is a great deal because it's only $264 per day.

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  • Festival & Events

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Vienna, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Salzburg, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Innsbruck, The Best 10-Day Tours from Vienna, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Vienna for more package tour options.

How much do Christmas Market Tours in Austria cost?

Average Daily Price Christmas Market Tours

Travelers to Austria will have a large number of terrific options for Christmas market tours at a variety of great prices. The price of Christmas market tours here can vary by type, destinations, length, and travel style. Based on thorough data from 3 Christmas market tours, their average daily price is a very reasonable $483 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Austria.

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