Back-Roads Touring

A touring holiday that doesn’t simply drop by the top sights and major cities – but invites you to see destinations through the eyes of the people who know it best; the locals who call it home.

  • Specialising in small group tours (18)
  • Guaranteed tours (min 4)
  • Culinary discoveries
  • Boutique Accommodation – country inns to elegant chateau.
  • Authentic local experiences
  • Scenic Back Roads – avoid the motorways
  • Most importantly leisurely paced itineraries – rarely depart prior to 8.30am


Destinations include: 

  1. UK
  2. Spain
  3. Portugal
  4. Morocco
  5. Italy
  6. Malta
  7. France
  8. Battlefields Tours
  9. Canals in France
  10. Croatia
  11. Central and Eastern Europe
  12. Iceland
  13. Scandinavia
  14. Russia
  15. Baltics
  16. Arabian Peninsula





 German and Austrian Christmas Markets Tour

 10 days only $3,329 pp twin share


  • Longer stays with no 1 night stops
  • Stay in authentic, character style hotels
  • Genuinely inclusive, no additional on tour costs
  • More sightseeing time for you
  • Designed for Australians & New Zealanders
  • Guaranteed group departures


Tour Overview

Imagine exploring Europe’s greatest and most nostalgic Christmas Markets stirring in anticipation of the festivities ahead. Enjoy visits to Neuschwanstein Castle and the extravagant Linderhof Palace, take in the views from the summit of the massive Zugspitze and savour the warm, local hospitality.



  • Savour the fabulous Christmas Markets in Frankfurt, Rothenburg, Würzburg, Bamberg, Nürnberg, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich
  • Stay 2 nights in the cobble stoned streets of Rothenburg barely 50 metres from perhaps the most romantic of all Christmas Markets and enjoy a Nightwatchman walking tour
  • Visit the baroque town of Würzburg, starting point of the ‘Romantic Road’ plus ancient Nürnberg, UNESCO World Heritage listed Bamberg and Munich
  • Explore medieval Innsbruck and see the ‘Golden Roof’ surrounded by wonderful Christmas Markets
  • Relax over 3 nights in the Passion Play town of Oberammergau, experience the incredible funicular and cable car rides up to the summit of the massive Zugspitze mountain and take in the views across 400 snow covered mountain peaks
  • Stay 2 nights in the centre of Salzburg and enjoy a walking tour of the old town through to the Christmas Markets
  • Visit Neuschwanstein Castle, extravagant Linderhof Palace, and explore the Oberammergau Passion Play theatre and picturesque Füssen