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

Starting at: $3,090 * Price includes special offer Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Festive entrance to Strasbourg's historic city center  Holiday decorations at Place Kleber, Strasbourg  Young traveler enjoying a pretzel in Strasbourg during the holidays  Gingerbread, Germany  Enticing holiday sweets. Credit: Meghan Nash  Holiday market treasures. Credit: Meghan Nash  Holiday market in Germany. Credit: Meghan Nash  Passing through the Rhine Gorge. Credit: Meghan Nash  Passing through the Rhine Gorge. Credit: Meghan Nash  Smithsonian travelers onboard ship. Credit: Meghan Nash  Holiday market in Cologne  View of Cologne along the Rhine River

Holiday Markets

A River Cruise along the Rhine River

12 days from $3,090

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

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

I loved going to the stops on the cruise to experience the wonderful holiday markets - be sure you have extra space for the treasures you will buy!! Also the kind of trip you can take again!

- Ellen S.

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.

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

- Daniel M.

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Hotel Royal St. Georges

Interlaken, Switzerland

This popular upscale Interlaken hotel is set against the panoramic alpine backdrop of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau mountains. The building blends historic charm and modern comfort in this renowned Swiss resort. Enjoy a drink in the Bar-Lounge Royal and enjoy dinner in The Verandah, where the chef delights guests with Swiss and continental culinary specialties. Located steps away from the heart of town, the hotel offers quiet surroundings and nearby access to the Schlosspark while cafes, cultural and historic highlights are within easy reach. The Royal St. Georges makes a perfect base while exploring the Bernese Oberland. WiFi is complimentary. The room block features run-of-house rooms with either one double bed or two twins.‚Äč

Number of nights: 3