Get away next holiday season and discover festive traditions and holiday markets in charming riverside towns in Germany on an unhurried river cruise.

Starting at: $3,090 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
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Holiday Markets

A River Cruise along the Rhine and Main Rivers

12 days from $3,090

Get away next holiday season and discover festive traditions and holiday markets in charming riverside towns in Germany on an unhurried river cruise.

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

I can't say enough about my experience with Smithsonian Journeys!!

- Daniel M.

The Holiday Markets tour is a magical way to see Germany, Luxembourg, and Paris as the cities and people wonderfully display the joy of the season!

- Charles M.

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Nov 27 - Dec 8, 2017 Departure
Tim Blanning

Tim Blanning

Tim Blanning is Professor Emeritus of Modern European History at the University of Cambridge and is also a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. A Fellow of the British Academy since 1990, Tim has also published extensively on the political and cultural history of Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries. Among his publications are The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture (2002), The Pursuit of Glory: Europe 1648-1815 (2007), The Triumph of Music (2008) and The Romantic Revolution (2010).  Tim's books have been translated into Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Hungarian, German, Polish, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Italian, Croatian and Arabic. His most recent book is a biography of Frederick the Great of Prussia and was published by Penguin/Random House.