Christmas Markets in the Dolomites

Priced € 445
  • Special Tour for Winter HoliGays
  • Featuring: Trento - Bolzano - Merano - Bressanone - Novacella Abbey
 
Highlights
  • Live the magic of Trentino and South Tyrol's Christmas Markets !

Friday
WELCOME TO CHRISTMAS LAND

Independent arrival to your Hotel in Trento area. Free time to explore the charming Christmas Market in Trento. Welcome typical dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight.
Meals: D
* Rainbow Tips:  We can provide you Private Transfers with special prices !

Saturday
BOLZANO & MERANO – CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN SOUTH TYROL

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with your LGBT Friendly English Speaking Tour Guide & Driver for a special tour full of light and exciting atmosphere. Explore the worldwide famous Christmas markets of the Dolomites. For snow and cold lovers Christmas time is a unique moment that fills the hearts with joy and love. The squares of cities and mountain villages surround themselves with rich wooden houses of handicraft products, gifts and gastronomic traditions. From November to January,  the squares of Bolzano and Merano in South Tyrol, are adorned properly to accommodate thousands of people and to give them a Christmas according to the true Alpine tradition. You will reach the historic center of Bolzano from Trento (50 km - about 40 minutes). You will visit Piazza Walther, the main square, where you will find The Christmas Market. Afterwards visit the historical center of Bolzano, visiting the city is discovering the peculiarities of the fusion between Mediterranean and central Europe. Lunch on your own to taste many local products, such as speck, apple strudel, wine, mulled wine and cakes, while you listen to the music of choirs and bands and experience the traditions of Advent. Then continue to Merano (28 km away from Bolzano). In the wonderful spa town of Merano enjoy the promenade along the Passirio river, fulled with Christmas stands. Everything is magic here: the scent of cinnamon and spice reminding of homemade cakes, the soft lights and the decorated Christmas tree, the merry atmosphere… Stands offer Christmas decorations, boiled wool slippers, pottery, traditional fabrics, wooden statues and toys, traditional objects such as nutcrackers, Christmas pyramids, musical boxes. In many stands you can admire the craftsmen while they are creating their works. Continue your tour with the historic city center. At the end return transfer to Trento (about 1 hour and 10 minutes). Arrival to your hotel and time for dinner on your own in the city center. Overnight.
Meals: B
* Rainbow Tips: Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of EXIT Sauna in Bolzano
 

Sunday
BRESSANONE CHRISTMAS MARKET & NOVACELLA ABBEY

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with your LGBT Friendly English Speaking Tour Guide & Driver and departure to the city of Bressanone (South-Tyrol/northeast Italy) with its famous Christmas market. The Episcopal city combines Medieval-Baroque atmosphere with modern lifestyle and a fascinating alpine world. Near Bressanone is one of the most important monasteries of central Europe, the Augustinian Abbey of Novacella. Enjoy this day tour discovering the Northern town of Bressanone. Visit the great Piazza del Duomo of Bressanone, a solemn venue for the Christmas Market of the Bishop’s city. The Bressanone Christmas Market is one of the five original markets taking place in Christmas time. The Piazza del Duomo and the dome of Bressanone itself provides a perfect ambience for this event. The flavor of sweet Christmas bakery, mulled wine and cinnamon in in the air, the Bressanone Christmas Market casts a spell over its visitors. Adjacent to the Cathedral, visit the Cloister with vaults of the 14th century and magnificent frescoes either of the 14th or of the 15th century, which show the development of medieval art. Admire the 230 foot (72m) high Gothic tower of the St. Michael parish church, as well as the double towers of the cathedral the landmark of the city of Bressanone. Due to its clear, bricked tower-roof, it is called the White Tower. The tour will then continue to the Augustinian Canons Regular monastery of Novacella/Neustift. This is a bustling place with plenty of attractions for visitors. The 800 year-old monastery is set in picturesque surroundings nestling amid vineyards and orchards in the village of Novacella. The pretty gardens and the atmospheric monastery wine cellar are perfect places to relax in and savor peace and quiet. Arrival to your hotel and time for dinner on your own in the city center. Overnight.
Meals: B
 

Monday
GOODBYE

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time for relax and shopping. Independent departure.
Meals: B

Included Features

  • 3 Nights in LGBT Friendly Hotel 4* in Trento – City Center
  • 3-Course Welcome Dinner in Trento at a local restaurant (½ Water, ¼ Wine, Coffee or Tea)
  • Shared Excursion to Bolzano & Merano Christmas Markets
  • Shared Excursion to Bressanone Christmas Market & Novacella Abbey
  • LGBT Friendly Shared English Speaking Tour Guide & Driver

Not Included

  • Tips, City Taxes and everything not listed under “Included features”

Ignas Tour Hotel Collection

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Ignas Tour LGBT suggests:
  NH Trento (or similar)

NH Trento is an eco-friendly hotel located in the modern Albere pedestrian area in Trento, 5 minutes’ walk from the River Adige. Guests can make use of the small gym. All rooms are air conditioned and feature free WiFi, a flat-screen TV and minibar. Some feature views of the Alps. The private bathroom includes a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries. Breakfast is served every morning. The property’s restaurant offers both regional and Italian cuisine. NH Trento is a 5-minute walk from Trento’s Museum of Modern Art and MUSE Science Museum. The historical centre is a 20-minute walk away.

Prices

* Price per Package sharing a Double/Twin Room:

Price from  € 445

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You can take part to our amazing event by sharing a Twin Room with another participant.
Use "ROOM MATCHING OPTION" by booking

   Suppl. Single Room €  80                                                             
   Suppl. Double Use Single Room € 180

Rates are Commissionable

*  Rates may be subjected to Supplements for Christmas, New Year’s Eve and other local celebrations
 

City Tax to be paid on the spot *
* Please note that city taxes are not included and have to be paid by the guest directly to the hotel at the time of check in. The amount of the taxes depends on the category of the hotel and length of stay. Please check our web-site for additional information about the rates and cities where the taxes are applied.

EXTRA
* Price per Vehicle

  1 - 3
guests
4 - 6
guests
Transfer Verona Airport – Hotel Trento area (one way) € 180 € 190
Transfer Milan Bergamo Airport – Hotel Trento area (one way) € 280 € 290

Rates are Commissionable

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