Christmas Markets Of The Black Forest & Alsace
4 Day Tour
Each year, the arrival of little wooden huts in the squares of Black Forest's towns and villages is a major event. The Christmas markets mark the return of time-honoured festivities. A world of delicious fragrances, delightfully, crafted artisan goods and lights quickly takes shape.
Christmas in Alsace is the promise of a welcoming, authentic Christmas. A warm, cosy atmosphere, delicate aromas of cinnamon and spices, sublime decorations and illuminations come together to create that special atmosphere that takes over all of the Alsatian region!
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Hotel for 3 nights in Kehl-Kork with breakfast
2 dinners and a snack on arrival evening
Visit to Freiburg Christmas Market
Visit to Strasbourg Christmas Market
Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach, travel to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais. Continue via the auto-routes of France to your hotel in Kehl-Kork for your 3 night stay. Your arrival today at the hotel will be late and hotel will serve an evening snack on arrival.
Days 2 & 3 - At leisure in Kehl-Kork with TWO INCLUDED excursions
Freiburg Christmas Market
A magic atmosphere prevails in Freiburg, right in the heart of the historical old city, where young and old alike delight in a wide variety of traditional craft products, including glass blowing and colourful wooden toys. An aroma of mulled wine, grilled sausages, gingerbread biscuits and roast chestnuts wafts through the idyllic narrow streets. You'll find countless ideas for gifts - jewellery, puppets, ceramics, candles, Christmas tree decorations, plus a great deal more. You'll soon feel at home between the rustic wooden stalls, amidst the cosy golden glow of all the lights.
For four centuries now, the emblematic Christkindelsmärik has been working its magic in 'The Capital of Christmas'. Over 300 wooden chalets, spread around different squares in the city, invite you to make some mesmerising discoveries in a fairytale atmosphere. Strasbourg cathedral is an outstanding masterpiece of Gothic art and a must-see during your visit.
Day 4 - After an early start travel back through Germany, Belgium and France to Calais for your return to England.Back to top
Hotel Gasthof Ochsen, Kehl-Kork
This family-run hotel offers an outdoor pool, a communal sauna and a restaurant serving regional cuisine. You live in a historic half-timbered house in a quiet location in the village of Kork.
The Hotel Ochsen Kehl-Kork offers compact rooms that are cosily furnished in a classic style.
Highlights include free WiFi, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with free toiletries.
A hearty breakfast buffet & freshly prepared seasonal dishes can be enjoyed in the country-style restaurant.
There is also a beer garden and a pub.The Pont de l'Europe Bridge is 5 km away.Back to top