Traditional Swiss Christmas typically lasts from the beginning of Advent to the end of Epiphany. While each Swiss home may give the tradition a slight twist, some customs have remained intact: the excitement of 1 December, for example, when children open the first window of their Advent calendars to discover a tasty treat; lighting one candle on the Advent wreath each week until the great day eventually arrives; or uncovering the candle-lit Christmas tree on Christmas Eve, a German tradition that dates back to the 1500s.
On this day trip from Milan you will visit one of the best Christmas markets Switzerland. You can choose between four different amazing destinations: Zurich, Einsiedeln, Lucerne, Montreux, Bremgarten or Rapperwil-Jona, according to the date you choose to travel.
Depart by coach from Milan city center and in only a few hours you reach the Swiss Alps to enjoy the magic of Christmas surrounded by the Alpine atmosphere.
Your knowledgeable and friendly guide will introduce you to all the secrets of this unique traditions so you can live a true experience like a local. You will have the whole day to spend visiting the city and the markets at your own pace before taking the coach back to Milan when you will arrive in the late evening.