Valkenburg Christmas Market
Early booking is advised for these great value popular tours to the Dutch town of Valkenburg, experiencing Christmas markets with a difference - staged in the illuminated municipal caves!
You also have the opportunity to visit Belgium's largest and oldest Christmas market in Liège. The Christmas Village is held on the Place St Lambert and Place du Marché which are transformed into a festive holiday paradise of lights and colours, music and gastronomic smells. NB 25th November 2019 departure will visit Aachen Christmas Market instead.
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 - From your chosen joining point your feeder vehicle will take you to your designated interchange point where your holiday begins. After joining your holiday coach, we make our way to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais. We then drive through France and Belgium and onto our hotel in Valkenburg, Holland for our 3 night stay with breakfast & dinner.
DAYS 2 & 3 - At leisure in Valkenburg with one INCLUDED excursion.
Visit the town centre where you have ample time to explore the shops and the Christmas Market. Valkenburg's Christmas Market is spectacularly held in the Town Cave and the Fluweelengrot (Velvet Cave). An entrance fee is applicable for both caves. Twinkling lights and magic illuminations reflect off the walls and soft Christmas music gently disturbs the serene silence more typical of these surroundings. You will see caverns, decorated niches, stalls with various Christmas items for sale and stalls demonstrating old Dutch trades and handicrafts.
Liège Christmas Market
Liège's Christmas Market 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 ladened with all kinds of chocolate, vin chaud, Christmas beers and the Belgian liqueur made from juniper berries, Peket.
Day 4 - After breakfast, we travel back through Holland, Belgium and France to Calais for our return to England arriving back early to mid-evening.Back to top
GRAND HOTEL MONOPOLE, VALKENBURG
Stay for 3 nights at the family-run Grand Hotel Monopole, which is a firm favourite with Crusader clients. The hotel facilities include bar, restaurant and lift. All 48 en suite bedrooms come equipped with TV and telephone.