European Christmas Markets
Sun 09 December 2018
A fascinating visit to some of the best known Christmas Markets in Europe with time to savour the wide variety of festive fun on offer. All this coupled with visits to Amsterdam and Gent make this a special time to celebrate the festive period.
A morning departure as we head to York for lunch and some free time before boarding our overnight ferry to Rotterdam with two berth inside cabins included.
After breakfast we disembark and head through the Dutch countryside stopping for lunch before continuing to our hotel in Valkenburg where Dinner is served tonight.
A day in Valkenburg where in addition to the well known Christmas Markets in the Gemeentegrot
and Fluweelengrot caverns there are are many attractions above ground all decked out for the festive period. There is lots to see and do in this Netherlands town. Dinner is served in the hotel tonight.
Today we make the short journey to Maastricht taking in the lively atmosphere with Ice Rinks, a Big Wheel and Christmas cheer in large quantities. We return to our hotel for Dinner.
Following breakfast we head to Aachen where the stalls are lovingly decorated around the Cathedral. There is plenty of entertainment taking place throughout the day. We return to our hotel for Breakfast.
Following breakfast we head back across lovely countryside with lunch and comfort stops Rotterdam to join our overnight ferry to Hull. We have two berth inside cabins included.
We disembark after breakfast and make the journey North making comfort stops en route arriving back in Cumbria early afternoon.
The hotel Walram offers 106 comfortable bedrooms with a bar and lounges to relax in coupled with an indoor heated swimming pool. Behind the marble facade there is a charming hotel of character where the staff aim to please.
Return overnight ferry crossing Hull to Rotterdam
4 Nights Half Board accommodation in Walram Hotel, Valkenburg
Visits to Christmas Markets in Valkenburg, Maastricht and Aachen
Visit to York and other places of interest
Luxury Executive Coach travel throughout
Price £439.00 per person based on two passengers sharing a double or twin bedroom and an inside two berth cabin
Single supplement £55.00
Date 9 December 2018 (7 days)