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Three Countries Christmas Markets

Europe
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUS8409

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

4 days

Europe 2018

PRICE FROM ? £299 per person
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Description

Experience and savour the festive traditions on the Continent as we visit the Netherlands and Germany, and even enjoy a visit to the Three-Country Point in Vaalserberg where these two countries meet Belgium. The Christmas Markets we visit offer stalls bursting with traditional and contemporary crafts, gifts and local cuisine, the perfect way to take in the seasonal atmosphere of Advent.

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Day 1 – Journey to our hotel via Valkenburg

We catch the ferry to Calais and continue on to the town of Valkenburg in the Netherlands. Here we have time to choose a restaurant for dinner before checking in to our hotel, where we stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

Day 2 – Maastricht & Valkenburg Christmas Markets

Today we travel to the Maastricht Christmas Market which provides plenty of Christmas cheer and wintry fun with its ice rink, carousel, Ferris wheel and numerous stalls featuring a variety of gifts and local treats. We then sample a Christmas Market with a difference, as we visit the Valkenburg Christmas Market, situated in this enchanting Dutch town’s ancient labyrinth of tunnels and caves and considered as the largest and oldest underground Christmas Market in Europe. Numerous stands offer a diverse range of special Christmas and gift items in this magical and unique setting.

Day 3 – Vaalserberg &Cologne Christmas Markets

En-route to Cologne, we make a making a stop at Vaalserberg, the highest point in mainland Netherlands. Here we find the famous Three-Country point, where Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium meet. The rest of the day is spent in Cologne, Germany’s oldest city. There are no fewer than six separate Christmas Markets set up around the city centre, with the landmark cathedral providing an impressive backdrop to the main market. Stalls are crammed with a vast range of tempting and traditional goodies including handcrafted toys, keepsakes and ceramics.

Day 4 – Journey home

We check out of our hotel and head back to Calais for our return ferry home.

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  • 3 nights bed and breakfast at our selected hotel
  • Excursions to Maastricht Christmas Market, Valkenburg Christmas Market & Cologne Christmas Markets
  • En-route visit to Vaalserberg

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  • Return coach travel and ferry crossings
  • 3 nights bed and breakfast at our selected hotel
  • Excursions to Maastricht Christmas Market, Valkenburg Christmas Market & Cologne Christmas Markets
  • En-route visit to Vaalserberg

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