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Three Countries Christmas Markets

Europe
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUS9098

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

4 days

Festive 2022

PRICE FROM ? £324 per person
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Itinerary

Description

Savour the festive traditions on the Continent as we visit the Netherlands and Germany, and enjoy a trip to the Three-Country Point in Vaalserberg. The unique range of Christmas Markets on our short break feature stands bursting with traditional and contemporary crafts and local specialities. There’s even a secret treasure trove of Christmas stalls collected in subterranean Valkenburg – a unique cave of wonders that’s not to be missed.

Itinerary

Christmas in the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium

Day 1 – Journey to the Netherlands

We catch the ferry to Calais and continue on to our hotel in the Netherlands, stopping en-route for an evening meal (not included).

Day 2 – Maastricht & Valkenburg Christmas Markets

Today we travel to theMaastricht Christmas Marketwhich provides plenty of Christmas cheer with its carousel, Ferris wheel and numerous stalls featuring a variety of gifts and local treats. We then move on to sample the Christmas Market in Valkenburg, situated in this enchanting Dutch town’s ancient network of tunnels and caves and considered as the largest and oldest underground Christmas Market in Europe. We have time to enjoy dinner at a restaurant of our choice (not included) in the town before returning to the hotel.


Day 3 – Vaalserberg &Cologne Christmas Markets

En-route to Cologne, we make 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, which has no fewer than six separate Christmas Markets around the city centre, with the landmark cathedral providing an impressive backdrop to the main market. Stalls offer a vast range of traditional goodies including handcrafted toys, keepsakes and ceramics. We have time to find a local restaurant for dinner (not included) before our coach takes us back to the hotel.

Day 4 – Journey home

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

Coach Bullets

  • Return coach travel and ferry crossings
  • 3 nights at a selected 3-star hotel in the Netherlands with breakfast
  • Excursions to Maastricht Christmas Market, Valkenburg Christmas Market & Cologne Christmas Markets
  • En-route visit to the Three-Country Point

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  • 3 nights at a selected 3-star hotel in the Netherlands with breakfast
  • Excursions to Maastricht Christmas Market, Valkenburg Christmas Market & Cologne Christmas Markets
  • En-route visit to the Three-Country Point

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Accommodation

Selected Hotel

We’ll stay at a selected 3-star hotel in the Netherlands such as the Fletcher Hotel, Sittard. All rooms are en suite and facilities include a bar and restaurant.

Hotel accessibility information

Your hotel will be confirmed approximately 3 weeks before departure, therefore we cannot guarantee that the hotel will have a lift and/or ground floor rooms and may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility.

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