Magical Monschau & Maastricht
Monschau, in the pristine Eifel, is an idyllic town of narrow steep-roofed, half-timbered houses & inns clustered along the banks of the River Rur. You will find sleepy farming villages, spa towns and wonderful examples of ‘Picturebook Germany’. This tour also includes a day in the vibrant Dutch city of Maastricht.
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 4 nights with breakfast & dinner
- Porterage included
- Welcome drink
- Happy Hour with 50% discount on selected drinks
- Use of hotel leisure facilities
- Local bowling on one evening
Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach, travel to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais. Continue via the auto-routes to your hotel in Monschau for 4-night stay. Buffet dinner, bed & breakfast.
Day 2 - 4 - At leisure in Monschau with two included excursions.
Monschau is a real hidden gem of a town situated in the hills of the Eifel, in the narrow valley of the River Ruhr, with some wonderfully preserved and distinctive buildings dating from its time as the thriving linen capital of the area.
Eifel Mountains & Bad Munstereifel
Drive through the lush green countryside of the Eifel Mountains region, along the winding country roads and through the small villages with ample photographic opportunities. Take a scenic drive to Bad Munstereifel with time to explore this romantic town with picturesque half-timbered buildings, narrow streets and alleyways and a lively pedestrian area.
NB Mariawald Abbey has closed down and therefore another suitable stop will be made during the excursion.
With its cobbled streets and fashionable boutiques in the old town, contemporary architecture in the Céramique district, excellent cuisine and cosmopolitan air of sophistication, Maastricht literally buzzes with excitement and energy. Reputed to be the oldest city in the Netherlands, Maastricht is filled with bustling public squares, car-free streets and charming neighbourhood pubs, making it the ideal place for art lovers, architecture buffs and culture vultures. There is a colourful market held every Wednesday morning on the 'Markt' Square selling everything from fresh seasonal produce and flowers to fabric and clothes. Join an optional walking tour of the city centre as a local guide makes the city's history come alive with stories, anecdotes and background information.
Day 5 - After breakfast, travel back through Germany, Belgium and France to Calais for your return to England.Back to top