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Christmas Markets

3 Days /2 Nights

Edinburgh

Nov/Dec 2017

Christmas markets have been a tradition since medieval times and Edinburgh's German Christmas Market is provided by stallholders based in Frankfurt. The popular market is back as always, selling a mix of classic and contemporary gifts as well as a range of German food and drink ideal for warming up the chilly bits. Tasty delights include hearty sausages, fried potato cakes, crepes and German beer, as well as the now famous Gluhwein. From Scottish foodie treats to woolly hats and Scottish teddy bears, this market is eclectic, vibrant and fun. Scottish produce is on sale from a range of food producers and retailers including venison burgers from Well Hung and Tender, as well as candles gifts, jewellery and quirky clothes. Beneath the Edinburgh Wheel and above the ice rink, the lovely location of this market makes Christmas shopping a real pleasure.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 48 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£179Per Person
4 Days /3 Nights

Frankfurt, Germany

Nov/Dec 2017

There has been a Christmas market in Frankfurt for over 600 years. Full of history and traditions the Frankfurt Christmas Market is one of Germany's oldest and most popular Christmas markets in Europe. The Frankfurt Christmas Market takes place on the Romerberg Square, Paulsplatz and Mainkai quay, 200 stalls offer arts, crafts and seasonal food and drink. A wide range of entertainment around the 30-metre high Christmas tree includes concerts, trumpet fanfares from the balcony of St. Nicholas's Church and the church carillon. You can discover the inside secrets and hidden delights of Frankfurt's Christmas market on a guided themed tour around gluhwein, seasonal stories and delicious baked goods.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 30 persons.

Form£339Per Person
4 Days /3 Nights

Trier, Germany

Dec 2017

Amid the medieval surroundings of the Hauptmarkt square and in front of the mighty cathedral, 95 festively decorated wooden huts create an enchanting Christmas atmosphere in Germany's oldest town, renowned for its UNESCO status and its 2000 year old Roman Porta Nigra gate. At the Trier Christmas Market you will find a great variety of Christmas articles, ranging from Christmas decorations, wooden toys, candles, hand-blown or engraved glassware up to gift articles and ceramics.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 48 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£249Per Person
3 Days /2 Nights

Ghent

Dec 2017

The centre of Ghent is transformed by the magical Christmas markets held in the city each year. Up to 50 stalls selling everything from decorations to traditional arts and crafts line the square of St Baafsplein, whilst an ice rink is set up in the nearby Emile Braunplein.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 49 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£169Per Person
3 Days /2 Nights

Leuven

Dec 2017

Every year the squares Monseigneur Ladeuzeplein and Herbert Hooverplein provide the fairytale setting for Leuven's Christmas market. Needless to say, the stalls are laden with attractive Christmas gifts, decorations and delicious Christmas fayre ranging from savoury waffles to the finest Belgian chocolate.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 49 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£169Per Person
2 Days /1 Night

Arras

Nov/Dec 2017

Just 90 minutes from Calais, Arras holds a spectacular Christmas market on the splendid Grand Place. Around 60 exhibitors offer a wide selection of arts and crafts, as well as local delicacies like chocolate rats, beer and Coeurs 'Arras, heart-shaped biscuits which come in two flavours, ginger and cheese.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 49 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£109Per Person
3 Days /2 Nights

Ostend

Dec 2017

Always fun to visit, Ostend comes alive in the weeks before Christmas and boasts one of Belgium's best Christmas Markets with its festively decorated stalls and open-air skating rink built around the main square. In the evening, there are plenty of places to be entertained in Belgium's largest seaside resort.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 49 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£159Per Person
2 Days /1 Night

Amiens

Nov/Dec 2017

Just 2 hours from Calais, Amiens has the biggest Christmas market in northern France. There are over 110 Christmas chalets set up in the city centre, 500 merchants for all your holiday shopping needs. Look out for mouth-watering Beauvais chocolate tuiles, prestiges de Chantilly (praline and nougat mousse), Amiens macaroons and marrons glaces.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 49 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£119Per Person
3 Days /2 Nights

Reims

Dec 2017

Reims holds one of the largest Christmas markets in France with more than 125 wooden chalet stalls. The market is held in the tree-lined pedestrianised streets of the city centre, all beautiful illuminated with thousands of lights. There's also a varied programme of choral concerts, special events and exhibitions throughout the festive season including "A thousand and one Christmases".

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 49 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£189Per Person
4 Days /3 Nights By Air

Berlin by air

30 Nov 2017

Capital of Germany and capital of Christmas Markets. Berlin is home to over 50 Christmas Markets located through out the city, many with various different themes and events. With hundreds of decorated stalls and the tempting aromas of mulled wine and cinnamon wafting in the air, you are sure to enjoy a perfect Christmas holiday at the Berlin Christmas markets.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 30 persons.

Form£369Per Person
4 Days /3 Nights

Budapest by air

01 Dec 2017

The traditional Budapest Christmas Markets on Vorosmarty Square provide a special holiday atmosphere to the heart of this fascinating city. There are over 100 festively decorated wooden stalls offering a huge variety of traditional crafts and the spirit of Christmas is ensured by stage plays, musicians and dancers. For those with an apetite, there is no shortage of thick hot goulash, pancakes, sweet savouries and of course the famous gluh (mulled wine).

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 30 persons.

Form£349Per Person
3 Days /2 Nights

Bruges

Nov/Dec 2017

One of the prettiest locations in Europe offers a delightful Christmas market where you're sure to find that something special. The markets will be held in three different city locations and will offer waffles, pancakes, jenever, gluhwein, regional specialities, Belgian beers, clothing and handicrafts. There is also an ice rink in the Grote Markt just outside the famous Belfry Tower.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 49 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£189Per Person
3 Days /2 Nights

Liege

Dec 2017

A total of 155 wooden chalets stalls will serve up all sorts of great gift ideas, including jewellry, traditional crafts and a wide range of Christmas decorations and edible goodies. The markets are situated on the Place St Lambert and the Place du March. An ice rink can be found at Place Cathedral, the heart of Liege's huge pedestrianised zone.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 48 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£169Per Person
4 Days /3 Nights

Prague by air

30 Nov & 07 Dec 2017

Experience for yourself the charm of Prague's Christmas markets held in the famous Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square - the terrific shopping opportunities, the branch covered stalls selling splendid decorations and the spicy smell of warming mulled wines. The splendour and grandeur of this vibrant capital makes it an ideal Christmas markets destination.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 30 persons.

Form£359Per Person
4 Days /3 Nights

Vienna by air

Dec 2017

Vienna Christmas Markets are an unforgettable experience. Classics include the Christmas market in front of City Hall, the traditional Viennese Christmas market on Freyung, the markets at Spittelberg, Am Hof and in front of the church of St. Charles Borromeo. The aromas of candied fruits, cotton candy and other delicacies like Christmas punch and roasted chestnuts wafting around the small wooden market stalls still retain their magical power.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 30 persons.

Form£379 Per Person
3 Days /2 Nights

Brussels

Dec 2017

Dominated by a gigantic Christmas tree and attracting stalls from all over Europe, the European Christmas Market offers visitors a vast selection of traditional hand-made gifts. Festive music, sparkling lights, local festive delicacies and a glass or two of mulled wine add to the fun.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 48 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£179Per Person
4 Days /3 Nights

Cologne

Dec 2017

Bustling squares, warming mulled wine, roasting chestnuts, festive music. there's no better place to shop for original gifts than at one of Cologne's four famous markets. And as well as the shopping, there are Christmas concerts and special exhibitions in some of the city's museums and galleries.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 48 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£249Per Person
3 Days /2 Nights

Lille

Dec 2017

The Christmas markets in Lille, complete with giant Ferris wheel and merry-go-round, are a delight. This lively city offers fantastic shopping opportunities. A vast shopping centre, Euralille, containing more than 140 boutiques and a hypermarket on two floors, is a must for the serious shopper. Sunday opening is on the 3 Sundays before Christmas. The Wazemmes fleamarket is open every Sunday from 9am - 1pm.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 40 person per 48 seater coach, each sharing a twin/double room. Quotations for smaller groups available on request.

Form£169Per Person
4 Days /3 Nights

Dusseldorf by Air

30 Nov & 07 Dec 2017

From mid November until December 23 the Christmas markets of Dusseldorf transform this metropolis on the Rhine into a magical festive world. Discover all kinds of Christmas delights at over 200 lovingly decorated huts and explore the vast array of theme worlds in numerous parts of the city. You will find glittering Christmas tree decorations, distinguished handcrafts and plenty of tasty seasonal treats offered simultaneously at seven different locations, all within easy walking distance.

Prices are based on self-contained groups of 30 persons.

Form£319Per Person
4 Days /3 Nights

Krakow by Air

30 Nov & 07 Dec

Prices are based on self contained groups of 30 persons.

Form£319