Magical Maastrict & Monschau At Christmas - Time
- Duration: 4 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TCRU8581
- Travel Type: Coach
4 Day Tour
Compare the lights, sounds and smells of Christmas Markets across three different countries: Belgium's oldest, Liège with a fabulous Christmas Village - Magical Maastrict never fails to provide plenty of Christmas cheer and wintry fun and Monschau steeped in 2000 years of history and a wonderful Christmas shop!
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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 - Board your holiday coach and head to the port of Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais. continue via the auto-routes to the Mercure Liege City Centre in Liege for 3 nights. Accommodation on bed & breakfast basis with a buffet dinner on arrival night.
Days 2 & 3 At leisure in Liege with two included visits to Maastricht & Monschau.
Liège's Christmas village is not only the largest in Belgium, it's also the oldest. 200 chalets offer you all the seasonal products imaginable: the perfect chance to find the perfect Christmas gift. There are stalls laden with chocolate, vin chaud and the Belgian liqueur made from juniper berries, Peket.
Maastrict Christmas Market
A morning visit to Magical Maastricht which celebrates on a grand scale every year with plenty of holiday gifts. You'll find the biggest surprises on the Vrijthof Square, where a huge ice skating rink, a Christmas market, a big wheel and more will provide plenty of Christmas cheer and wintry fun. The Christmas square on the Meuse - a fantastic place to grab a glass of mulled wine or a warm waffle and watch unique performances. Return to Liege for the afternoon and evening at leisure.
Monschau Christmas Market
A morning visit to Monschau The scent of German gingerbread, Lebkuchen and Printen, and mulled wine, wafts through the narrow alleys - these are the fragrances of Christmas. Picturesque timbered houses, cobbled streets, medieval ambience, wonderfully decorated wooden huts snuggle up against old buildings all bathed with light - these are the sights of Christmas. High above the market square tower musicians present themselves in resplendent garments, alpenhorn blowers shoulder their instruments, musical ensembles sing tranquil melodies - these are the sounds of Christmas. Return to Liege for the afternoon and evening at leisure.
Day 4 - With many happy memories, your homeward journey begins back to the UK and onward to your home towns mid-evening.
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4* Mercure Liege City Centre
Converted 17th Century convent, located in the historic centre on the banks of the River Meuse and is less than 15 minutes' walk from the central station and shopping area.
The hotel has a gym, lift to all floors and free WiFi. Formerly known as Ramada Plaza Hotel, Liege.
All single rooms are double for sole use.