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Winter Adventures

Dreaming of a white Christmas? There’s every chance you’ll get one with an enchanting Travelmarvel Christmas river cruise. Wake each day to fairytale towns and villages that showcase Canada and Europe’s infectious holiday spirit. With Christmas markets in full swing, the aroma of mulled wine and spiced gingerbread drifts through the frosty air. There's nothing quite like it.

Unique Experiences

Lightwalk snowshoe and fondue experience at Grouse Mountain
Vancouver's Grouse Mountain feels deceptively like far away from it all. Pull on your snowshoes and escape into the great outdoors, while enjoying views across Vancouver. Then round it off with a delicious dining experience of cheese, broth and chocolate fondues. View Featured Trip.

Aurora Viewing at Aurora Village
Watch the night sky dance with three nights' aurora-viewing at Aurora Village near Yellowknife in Canada's Northwest Territories, including access to the Teepee Village nightly. On one of those nights you'll enjoy the heated 360-degree viewing seats so you can stargaze to your heart's content. View Featured Trip.

Spend Christmas Day in Banff
If you've ever dreamt of experiencing a white Christmas, then enjoying these seasonal festivities in the alpine resort of Banff means a guaranteed snow day and fairytale-style celebrations! View Featured Trip.

Enjoy the Butchart Gardens and Christmas Lights
The floral displays at Butchart Gardens in Victoria are a feast for the eyes at any time of the year. Christmas amps up the visual experience with stunning Christmas illuminations, lighting up these gardens in new and wonderful ways. View Featured Trip.

Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
In winter the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is like the star on top of the Christmas tree in its magical frozen setting. Enjoy all the elegant comforts of this ideally located property while looking across Lake Louise's famously azure waters all snow-dusted and decorated with ice sculptures. View Featured Trip.

 

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Vancouver Grouse Mountain Light Tunnel

Nuremberg's Christkindlemarkt
Germany's largest Christmas market is a true celebration of history, tradition and the magic of the season. Painted wooden nutcrackers stand in a bearded line of red uniforms and beaming smiles, heart-shaped gingerbread hang from candy cane-striped roofs, and baubles in every colour glitter on fresh-smelling pine trees. View Featured Trip.

A Taste of Europe's Christmas Markets
Each country has something different to offer, from the traditional wares to the delicious local fare. Sizzling frankfurters are a highlight of any German Christmas market, while sweet candied fruits are an Austrian favourite.  View Featured Trip.

Warm Up with Gluwhein
Wrap your gloved hands around mugs of Gluwhein. Sip the sweet red wine with a hint of cinnamon, star anise, cloves and nutmeg – this is what you’d expect Christmas to taste like in the northern hemisphere. View Featured Trip.

Extend Your Journey
Add the finishing touch to your Christmas adventure with a three-day city stay in Prague or Paris. The Old Town of Prague transforms into a magical spectacle. While in Paris, boutique windows come to life with elaborate light displays. View Featured Trip.

Alsatian Christmas Markets
Experience an authentic Alsatian Christmas at Strasbourg's Christkindelsmärik. Set along the city's World Heritage-listed Grande Île district, it's one of Europe's oldest Christmas markets. View Featured Trip.

Vienna's Rathausplatz Christmas Market
Celebrate the festive season in style at Vienna's Rathausplatz Christmas Market. Browse the many stalls offering baked goods, decorations, and various arts and crafts. It's easy to embrace the Christmas spirit here amid the myriad lighting displays and tall trees adorned with colourful baubles during this magical time. View Featured Trip.

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View of Strasbourg Christmas tree in square, France

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Noodle Soup, Vietnam

Authentic Flavours

At Travelmarvel we understand meals are often what we remember most about a holiday, so great food is at the core of any Travelmarvel holiday.
Hands receiving a buddhist blessing, Cambodia

Insider Experiences

Travelmarvel’s Insider Experiences have been carefully designed to make your holiday extraordinary. These special moments allow you to get right to the heart of each destination.
Whale Shark at Ningaloo Reef, WA V2

Enhance Your Journey

Travelmarvel provides further opportunities for you to pursue your special interests. Here is a range of highlights to enhance your journey.