About the tour: Picturesque Lake Constance, Feldkirch & Zürich Christmas Markets

Christmas markets, stunning Swiss scenery, amazing Austria and tantalising train rides, all combine to make this fun filled festive coach holiday. Our tour begins as we enjoy time in Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city which offers many festive delights, from magical Christmas markets to singing Christmas trees, you’ll enjoy all in this lively city. We then journey along the Swiss Rhine Valley to St. Gallen, the town houses a small quaint Christmas market, perfect for those looking for unique gifts. We then travel to Konstanz, where we spend time admiring the beautiful lake, before we finish the day back in Feldkirch, where we enjoy a gala evening. Before we return home, we offer guests the opportunity to enjoy spectacular scenery aboard the Bernina Regional Railway. We board the train in Chur and head to the stylish resort of St. Moritz, the perfect end to the perfect holiday!

Tour Includes


  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by Silver Service

7 days from £659 pp

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    We head south and to Feldkirch in Austria for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Today we head north to the town of Konstanz on the shores of Lake Constance. See the Romanesque Cathedral with its Gothic spire and the town hall with its decorative frescoes. On a clear day you can see the Alps from Konstanz harbour.

    After free time we head south to the town of St. Gallen. Located between Lake Constance and Appenzellerland, St. Gallen has a beautiful traffic free Old Town. One of the most famous sights is the Baroque cathedral with its Abbey Library, which is home to around 170,000 documents dating back over one thousand years.

    We return to Feldkirch where you can enjoy time at the beautiful Christmas market, considered to be the prettiest in the region.

    Please note, on the 25th November 2019 tour date, we will still visit Feldkirch, however the Christmas Market will not be open.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • St. Gallen
    • Lake Constance

    Today we cross the border into Switzerland travelling along the shores of Lake Walen to reach the city of Zurich on the shores of Lake Zurich. It is the largest city in Switzerland however, its ancient centre has kept its charm, with winding lanes and tall church spires.

    At this time of year, Zurich’s Christmas Market takes place on the main concourse of the main train station. Here around 150 stalls make up one of the largest indoor Christmas markets in Europe. Enjoy time meandering through the stalls with a cup of hot mulled wine. Be sure to see the 50ft tall Christmas Tree which is decorated with thousands of Swarovski crystals. Tonight, the hotel provides a gala evening.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Zurich
    Zurich

    Included Highlights

    • Zurich

    Why not join us for a wonderful optional ride on the famous Bernina Regional Railway. We travel to the beautiful town of Chur, the oldest city in Switzerland and board the Bernina Regional Railway for a journey through magnificent scenery to the famous resort of St. Moritz.

    Sporting life has always been an important part of Saint Moritz, and over 100 years ago the first British visitors used to stage Toboggan races in the streets. After free time to explore we return to the hotel for an evening of Austrian music.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Bernina Region Railway
    Bernina Regional Railway

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2019
    • St. Moritz & the Bernina Region Railway*
    £49.95
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.
    * This excursion is extremely popular and must be pre-booked before your departure – please call to guarantee your place.

    We leave Feldkirch and head to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    A ride on the Bernina Regional Railway is highly recommended and must be booked in advance. Please ask for details when booking this holiday.


    Please note: On the 26th November 2018 departure, the visit to Feldkirch will go ahead,however, the Christmas Market will not be open on this date.


    Travel Insurance from £35.00 (7 days) (includes insurance premium tax, prices per person). Single Room Supplement from £129.00 (7 days).

    Picturesque Lake Constance, Feldkirch & Zürich Christmas Markets 7 days from £659pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights at the 4-star family-run Hotel Weisses Kreuz, situated on the outskirts of Feldkirch. 

    Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.

    Weisses Kreuz

    Konigshofstrasse 2, A-6800 Feldkirch,

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    Travel Options

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

    When it comes to getting you to your destination, Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you to choose from.

    Silver Service, refreshments

    Silver Service Features

    • Sit back and relax in specially-designed, deluxe reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than standard coaches.
    • Enjoy the perfect temperature onboard with climate control.
    • Relax and have a chat in the spacious rear lounge.
    • Servery on board offering a range of refreshments.
    • Porterage* at most hotels, so you really don’t have to lift a finger.
    • Time flies with our onboard entertainment system.
    • With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs.
    • Onboard toilet

    Silver Service Seating Plan

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    Find your nearest pickup point

    You can join your coach at your nearest joining point – we’ve hundreds to choose from throughout England, Scotland and Wales. To find your nearest pick up, search using your postcode below.

      *Please note pickups are subject to availability.

      Travel Extras

      Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

      You can park for FREE for up to nine days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £39.50 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

      To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

      On most holidays if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines. Excludes holidays to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

      On Single Traveller holidays and coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point. If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining points we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. The cost is from £35 per booking each way for up to four people per booking.

      If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge – please enquire at the time of booking.

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