PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 Morning departure to Folkestone for the tunnel crossing to Calais, continuing the journey to Valkenburg for a stay of four nights.
Day 2 Today travel to Aachen where the squares and streets around the Cathedral and the Town Hall are transformed into a paradise of lights and colours, festive sounds, smells and market stalls. Enjoy a wide variety of Printen and other cakes, biscuits, gingerbread, marzipan bread and of course glühwein.
Day 3 At leisure in Valkenberg – Visit the oldest and most visited underground market in the Municipal Caves and also the Velvet Cave with over 50 stalls with beautiful decorations and offering Christmas gifts and other luxuries. Above ground see the festive decorations in Santa’s village and marvel at the largest crib in Europe. (Entrance paid locally).
Day 4 A visit to the city of Cologne with its seven Christmas markets, among them are four big markets located at: - Cologne Cathedral with stalls arranged around a huge Christmas tree, the Alter Markt, the Neumarkt and on the Rudolfplaz. The aroma of baked apples, cinnamon biscuits and glühwein will waft through the alleyways whilst you stroll, shop and explore.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
Included In CostIncluded In Cost
- Coach travel
- channel tunnel crossings
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
ImagesCourtesy Of Cologne Tourist Board
ImagesAachen Cathedral - Photo by Tilo 2007
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