Twelve Days of Christmas

As we approach the holidays, here is our gift to you:

Enjoying the season in Europe is a treat that everybody deserves. Here is our rendition of the holiday classic, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” to describe a Christmas Markets experience along the Central Europe rivers annually from the end of November through Christmas.

Each verse and accompanying photo will take you to various information, if you want more, so click away…..

Enjoy!

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                            A Christmas Markets River Cruise in Central Europe

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An annual Christmas Market

On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                    Two mugs of Gluhwein to sip as we explore the booths of the Christkindlmarkts

On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                   Three nights pre-cruise in Amsterdam or Budapest

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Bicycling the canals of Amsterdam is a must

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                   Four extra days post cruise in Europe

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Chapel Bridge over the Reuss River in Luzern, Switzerland

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                        Five different countries to enjoy with additional holiday cheer

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Decorated Half-timbered houses of Strasbourg

On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                   Visits to six of the most beautiful holiday adorned Cathedrals in Europe

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Dom, the Regensburg Cathedral of St. Peter

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                   Seven full relaxing and enjoyable days of cruising the European rivers

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Niederwald cable car Assmannshause in Rüdesheim am Rhein

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                   Eight handcrafted souvenirs to bring home as holiday gifts

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Holiday shopping in Riquewihr, France

On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                     Nine ornaments, one from each town we visited 

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Bratislava, Slovakia on the Danube river

On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                     Another suitcase for the 10 Christmas market holiday mugs

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Nuernberg Christkindlesmarkt, Germany

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                     Eleven active excursions walking, hiking, golfing or biking beautiful towns and villages

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Exploring Bernkastel – Kers on the Mosel River, Germany

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me                                                                                     Twelve full days of holiday bliss with endless memories of a river cruise experience

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Cologne Cathedral, Germany

From our family to yours, we wish you health, safety and blessings during this holiday season. When you are ready to experience the joy and beauty of the Christmas Markets, BucketList Travel Advisors can assist you with planning the perfect river cruise.

Happy Holidays!