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Festive Ghent, Brussels* & Bruges Christmas Markets

Europe
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEGMBY

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach
Visit the Christmas markets of Ghent and Bruges as we travel to festive Europe!
PRICE FROM ? £359 per person
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Itinerary

4 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in Belgium for a three-night stay.

  • Day 2 - Ghent & Ypres

    This afternoon, our included excursion takes us to the charming historical city of Ghent. Here, over 100 festive stalls and chalets are spread out from Sint-Baafsplein in areas such as the Botermarkt,and Klein Turkije, to the end of the Korenmarkt. Wander among the stalls selling snacks and drinks, decorative and craft items, taking in the festive sights and why not sample a warming gluhwein? Ghent manages to combine medieval architectural wealth and idyllic charm within its city walls. From St. Michael’s bridge there is a wonderful view of the skyline of Ghent, which includes the three impressive towers of St. Nicholas’ Church and Sint Baafs Cathedral with its elaborate stone and marble naves.

    This evening, join our optional visit to Ypres, and see the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 3 - Bruges

    Spend today at leisure, or why not join us as we head to the charming medieval city of Bruges on our included excursion. Bruges boasts quite a unique magic at this time of year, with its stunning buildings including the Gothic clock, town halls and medieval belfry that dominate the main square which will be beautifully illuminated and dressed in festive garlands. You will have free time to explore the Christmas Markets, which are magnificently brought to life, offering an assortment of handmade gifts, decorations, and food, including a tempting array of Belgian chocolates made especially for Christmas.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 4

    Return home.

    Meals - Breakfast

5-Day Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in Belgium for a four-night stay.

  • Day 2 - Ghent & Ypres

    This afternoon, our included excursion takes us to the charming historical city of Ghent. Here, over 100 festive stalls and chalets are spread out from Sint-Baafsplein in areas such as the Botermarkt,and Klein Turkije, to the end of the Korenmarkt. Wander among the stalls selling snacks and drinks, decorative and craft items, taking in the festive sights and why not sample a warming gluhwein? Ghent manages to combine medieval architectural wealth and idyllic charm within its city walls. From St. Michael’s bridge there is a wonderful view of the skyline of Ghent, which includes the three impressive towers of St. Nicholas’ Church and Sint Baafs Cathedral with its elaborate stone and marble naves.

    This evening, join our optional visit to Ypres, and see the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 3 - Bruges

    Spend today at leisure, or why not join us as we head to the charming medieval city of Bruges on our included excursion. Bruges boasts quite a unique magic at this time of year, with its stunning buildings including the Gothic clock, town halls and medieval belfry that dominate the main square which will be beautifully illuminated and dressed in festive garlands. You will have free time to explore the Christmas Markets, which are magnificently brought to life, offering an assortment of handmade gifts, decorations, and food, including a tempting array of Belgian chocolates made especially for Christmas.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 4 - Brussels

    Enjoy a visit to Brussels where the Christmas Markets are magnificently brought to life in this already vibrant city. With its charming streets and squares transformed into a winter wonderland. The Christmas markets are bursting with continental atmosphere and quaint snow topped roofs of the wooden chalets offering an array of festive delights. In the Grand Place itself, one of the world’s most beautiful squares, admire the stunning baroque facades of the guild houses and Town Hall, which will be beautifully illuminated and dressed in festive garlands. The square’s famous cobbles will host a fabulous Christmas tree. To keep you in the festive mood, why not try skating on the open-air ice rink or maybe take a ride on the giant Ferris wheel.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 5

    Return home

    Meals - Breakfast

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Accommodation

You will stay for three or four nights at the 4-star Hotel Alize in Mouscron. The hotel does not have a restaurant, but snacks are available from the bar.  There are a number of restaurants and bars nearby. Back to top