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Top Christmas Markets by Coach in Europe

There is something about Christmas markets that will attract you towards them. Who hates the festive season where you can hear the joyful Christmas carols in the background and have a look at beautiful stalls selling traditional crafts? If you love the beautiful glittering fairy lights and want to enhance your Christmas experience, have a look at the following Christmas markets by coach: Birmingham Did you know that Birmingham is the first British city to embrace a German style Christmas market? Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market departure in the month of November and December and the German market is known to […]

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The Best Short Christmas Market Breaks

There are many things to love about Christmas, but it can get monotonous and boring if not taken full advantage of. Despite the many great attributes of Christmas, the best one is always the shopping. You know you have to take care of Christmas shopping every year, so why not make an enjoyable and unique trip out of it and have fun? There are a few Christmas market breaks by coach that you can enjoy this year: Cologne & Merode Castle Cost: £219 Features: Visits to Cologne, Monshau, and Merode Castle. Pick and drop including an exotic channel crossing. Three […]

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Guest Blog: My Visit to the German Christmas Markets

Our Guest Blogger Grant has just returned from a trip to explore the traditional German Christmas Markets, we thought we’d find out a little more about the experience. Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to a traditional Christmas Market… so why not head to the home of Christmas markets I thought? Germany! I had been to various markets across the continent; Bath, London, Paris, Arras & Prague to name a few but never Germany. Having won a prize of a 2 night stay at the Lindenwirt in Rüdesheim and having heard only good things about the town I decided […]

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Our Visit to the Edinburgh Christmas Markets

This weekend a few of the Door2Tour team headed to Edinburgh to visit the famous Christmas Markets, after all we do like to practice what we preach and try out the tours we sell. The European Christmas Markets are based in the centre of the City and are a popular attraction for visitors and residents, positioned perfectly below The Mound in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. The markets stretch along East Princes Gardens Terrace and around Scott Monument. The numerous stalls give a real feel of a traditional Christmas Market with Christmas decorations, gifts, clothing and food stalls in abundance. There […]

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Top 5 UK Christmas Markets

It’s that time of year again when just before the big day arrives, a variety of Christmas Markets spring up across the UK to help get us into that festive spirit. Not sure if you’ve been on coach holidays to a Christmas Market before but they are perfect locations to find that elusive present for that someone you know who has everything. You can also find some unusual handmade gifts and tempting festive food fayre to help make your Christmas Day an extra special one this year. With this in mind, we thought we’d take a look at some of […]

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Top 10: The Best UK & European Christmas Markets

The nights are drawing in, there’s a chill in the air and the final acts are being whittled down on the X-Factor. It can only mean one thing: the run up to Christmas has begun. If you’re looking for somewhere different to do your Christmas shopping this year, you’re in luck – the UK & Europe is home to some fantastic Christmas markets that have enough twinkling lights to put Santa’s Grotto to shame. With plenty of picturesque settings, mulled wine and a magical atmosphere that you won’t find in your local shopping mall, why not combine a relaxing break […]

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