Upscale Christmas Market Tour
Karen Pasold, an especially knowledgeable travel planner as well as longtime Gemütlichkeit subscriber, will lead the 11-day "Christmas Markets of the Imperial Cities," starting November 26 in Prague.
Cities to be visited besides Prague, are Budapest, Dresden, the village of Pirna on the Elbe, Meissen, Burg, Berlin, Kraków and Vienna. Hotels include Pragues U. Prince, the Kempinski Taschenbergerpalais in Dresden, Le Meridian in Budapest and Berlin's Westin Grand. Two overnights are enroute via rail in first-class private sleeper compartments between Berlin and Kraków and Kraków and Budapest.
The per person price is $1495 double occupancy. Special airfare between most major U.S. cities and Prague is available for about $450.