4* Christmas Market Spectacular With Manchester & Liverpool
- Duration: 3 days
- Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast
- Tour Ref: D2TLEI8720
- Travel Type: Coach
A super weekend break visiting the biggest cities of the North West for great Christmas shopping and amazing Christmas Markets!
Join us on this great festive shopping and sightseeing break taking in three amazing cities of the North West – Manchester, Liverpool and Chester. Each is packed with culture, fun and interest, from the home of the Beatles to the home of one of the UK's biggest shopping centres and the best-preserved Roman city in the country, this is a fantastic tour to make the most of Christmas shopping opportunities. You will seriously be spoilt for choice! You can get really festive with many beautifully festooned stalls and chalets at these popular Christmas Markets. Make sure you sample the tasty bratwurst sausages and dozens of other festive treats on offer.
Staying at the lovely 4* Mercure Haydock which is ideally located as a base from which to visit all of them, there is so much to celebrate on this wonderful pre-Christmas tour!
An ideal choice for:
* Lovers of Christmas markets and those ready for an early festive escape!
* Anyone looking for a great value break with unrivalled Christmas shopping opportunities!
* City lovers looking to explore this amazing treble in the North West!
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 1Join your coach this morning and enjoy the journey north to the charming city of Chester. Enjoy some free time for shopping, sightseeing and exploring the Christmas Market before re-joining your coach and travelling to your comfortable hotel for the next 2 nights. Enjoy time to settle in and perhaps enjoy a drink in the bar to meet your fellow travellers before your first included evening meal.
After a hearty breakfast, join your coach and travel into vibrant Liverpool for a full day exploring this fascinating city with so much to see and do. Make sure you don’t miss the Christmas Market at St George’s Plateau. Return to your hotel late afternoon in time to relax before another tasty dinner.
Day 3After a final tasty breakfast join your coach this morning and travel to bustling Manchester for a few hours of free time to explore the traditional Christmas Market with over 300 stalls offering great gifts and tasty festive treats. Re-join your coach later today with time to relax as you head homewards with great festive memories and maybe lots of gifts and purchases!
Chester Christmas MarketINCLUDED Visitor DestinationThis may be the best-preserved walled city in England, with its galleried streets, Roman Wall, Tudor houses, and unique medieval shopping experience at the famous ‘Rows’, where the shops are quite literally ‘on top of each other’. This is a fascinating city where you can truly combine a love of history with some truly inspiring shopping opportunities! Don’t miss a visit to the Christmas Market! Situated outside the Town Hall, the xmas markets has a range of over 70 stalls selling Christmas gifts, arts and crafts goodies, fudge, local spirits and stocking fillers all surrounding the beautiful Christmas tree in the heart of Chester City Centre. Whilst shopping you can treat yourself to a hot mulled wine to get you in the festive spirit. There is also a small selection of stands selling food ranging from hot dogs to hog roasts.
Liverpool Christmas MarketINCLUDED Visitor DestinationFull of history, culture and friendly people, Liverpool is the ideal destination to discover and enjoy. With a wonderful collection of museums, galleries, shopping and dining, there really is something for everyone in this fantastic city. Head to St George's Plateau to experience more than 40 rustic Christmas stalls selling food and drink from across the world. There will also be local arts, Christmas decorations and candles on sale, that will make wonderful gifts. Or take a ride on the Ferris Wheel offering great views above the festoons of lights and other vintage fairground rides for those who are still a kid at heart. Don't forget the opportunity to take your own ride on a ferry cross the Mersey!
Manchester Christmas MarketINCLUDED Visitor DestinationWith more than 300 beautifully festooned stalls and chalets spread across the city centre, Manchester Christmas Markets are free and accessible to all. Soak up the atmosphere and follow the market trail as it winds through the city centre, tempting you with gifts, crafts, jewellery, clothes and toys. European and local producers offer everything from fine amber jewellery, handcrafted leather bags and top-quality bonsai trees, to handmade kitchenware, framed photo prints and artisan soaps. Make sure you don’t miss the amazing array of food and drink! Manchester’s Christmas Markets are famous for traditional bratwurst, but visitors can also treat themselves to Hungarian goulash, Spanish paella or a good old-fashioned hog roast. Whether you are looking for a fantastic festive experience, amazing food or unique gifts, this is the ideal place for everyone!
- 2 nights' 4-star hotel with English breakfast and evening meals
- A stop in Chester on the outward journey
- Excursion to Liverpool
- Visit to Manchester
- Direct Coach Travel
- Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
Mercure Haydock Hotel
The 4-star Mercure Haydock Hotel is set in a traditional Georgian mansion-style building, built around a central courtyard. The hotel is surrounded by its own beautifully landscaped grounds, making it a great option for those looking to unwind. The hotel is home to enjoy the Bistro-style Beechers restaurant, which serves contemporary European cuisine in elegant yet laid back surroundings. The Lounge and Conservatory bar offers an impressive selection of drinks and light refreshments. Bedrooms are a good size with ensuite facilities, hair dryer, tea and coffee making facilities and a flat screen TV. The hotel does not have a lift but a number of ground floor rooms are available on request. Please advise of any requirements at the time of booking.
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