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49 On Wenceslas Hill are the Gothic St. Wenceslas Cathedral and the Romanesque Bishop’s Palace. The Town Hall is a former merchant's house with vaulted rooms and an astronomical clock. After the tour enjoy free time in the town and the Christmas Markets. Whoever comes to the Olomouc Christmas markets and in particular to “punch town” on the Upper Square can enjoy wine and punch with various spices, sweet and bitter, improved with rum, cherry brandy or orange. The Christmas markets are naturally accompanied by a colourful program. Popular bands of all genres will be performing, as will a theatre for children and adults, and Advent traditions and contemporary attractions will be on display, not to mention a carved nativity scene and outdoor skating rink. Return to Brno to spend the evening in the charming town and embrace the Christmas spirit. Dinner & Overnight in Brno. DAY 5: BRNO TO BRATISLAVA VIA RED STONE CASTLE After breakfast check out and depart towards Bratislava. Stop on the way at Red Stone Castle for sightseeing. The beginnings of the Renaissance-Baroque castle date back to the 16th century. Today, the Castle is a seat of the specialized Slovak National Museum branch concerned with the housing culture of the nobility and bourgeoisie in Slovakia. Red Stone castle, named after the red colour of the quartzite on which was built, is situated nearby the settlement called Pila. Free time for lunch (N/I) and continue towards Bratislava. Check in to Hotel and go for the sightseeing incl. Bratislava Castle - The massive rectangular building with four corner towers stands on an isolated rocky hill of the Little Carpathians directly above the Danube river in the middle of the city. Afterwards enjoy the time at your own leisure, exploring the Bratislava Christmas markets. The Christmas market in Bratislava has a long tradition and creates its own small city within a city. Each year, the markets can be found on Hlavné námestie, Hviezdoslavovo námestie, Františkánske námestie, Primaciálne námestie, Courtyard of the Old Town Hall and Námestie Milana R. Štefánika. The cute red and white stands attract visitors to get a taste of traditional Slovak delicacies and mulled wine from local winemakers. TheChristmas atmosphere is perfectly complemented by traditional music programmes and ice rinks in the city centre. Dinner & Overnight in Bratislava. DAY 6: BRATISLAVA TO MARIBOR WITH STOP IN PARNDORF After breakfast check out and depart towards Maribor. Stop on the way in Parndorf Designer Outlet and enjoy free time for shopping. Discover more than 100 fashion & lifestyle brands, always up to 70% off. Enjoy international brands, which range from casual fashion, sport, outdoor and shoes, up to accessories and lifestyle products. The more than 70 shops are managed by the brands themselves or their exclusive trade partners. Check in to Hotel and Enjoy the time for leisure, exploring the Maribor Christmas markets and magical strolling along the streets of Maribor. Dreams will be made in Maribor in Magical December featuring St Nicholas’ and Christmas and New Year’s markets, including a fairy town with many concerts and events. Romantics will be able to enjoy the city ice rink and warm up with a mug of hot chocolate while observing the countless colourful lights at the Zimska luftarca winter gathering area. Children and adults will be able to attend many creative workshops in the time leading up to the New Year, and you will be able to choose beautiful gifts for your loved ones made by local artists, designers and other creative people involved in Slovenian handicrafts at holiday stalls. See the festively decorated city with free-of-charge thematic guided tours. Dinner & Overnight in Maribor. DAY 7: MARIBOR TO LJUBLJANA After breakfast check out and go for sightseeing of Maribor. City set amid wine-region hills on the Drava River. On Glavni Trg, the old town's main square, the Renaissance-style Town Hall (Mariborski Olomouc Bratislava Brno