Magical German Christmas Markets

Magical German Christmas Markets

Cologne Christmas Market

On an APT River Cruise

Cologne Christmas Market

Imagine doing the “Grand Tour” of Europe, but instead of travelling by coach, and having to unpack and repack as well as check out of hotels each day, you glide along on a luxury ship, with your own en-suite cabin, with fine La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs dining and wines……….well, you can do this with an APT River Cruise, as I did just over a week ago.  I travelled on the second half of the APT 15-day Magnificent Europe river cruise; from Budapest through five countries to Amsterdam, through the charming secrets of Europe’s heartland, I cruised down the Danube, Main and Rhine rivers with Christmas Markets and historical excursions along the way. I will be writing about my accommodation (and the excellent food), as well as the towns, cities and castles I visited in more detail in two subsequent posts, but for now I want to share with you the magical German Christmas markets I visited as part of APT’s Christmas Market River Cruise.

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