German Christmas Markets
4 nights. December 2019. From £299.00.
Book by 30th September and claim 12 free bottles of wine – Use Code: WINE12
See Amsterdam dressed in its festive finery, and head into Hamburg to explore a Christmas Market full of seasonal crafts, food and gifts. Join us to discover two wonderful, historic cities, full of charm and winter-warmth, on this wonderful pre-Christmas cruise.
What's Included4 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Delicious full board cuisine
Afternoon teas and late night snacks
Self service tea & coffee (6am to midnight)
Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
Daytime activities and leisure facilities
Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
Holiday HighlightsSee the colourful festivities in the Dutch capital
Visit Hamburg's famous Christmas market
Spend a day relaxing at sea
Enjoy seasonal dining and entertainment on board
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 1Depart London Tilbury
Depart: 1600hrs Board Columbus in Tilbury, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins.
Day 2Amsterdam, Netherlands
Arrive: 0900hrs Depart: 1400hrs Today Columbus arrives in Amsterdam. The city comes alive with festive cheer at this time of year, from Museumplein's 'Christmas Square' to the ancient Jordaan district and Dam Square's illuminated tree. Step ashore to discover its step-gabled houses, canals and friendly atmosphere.
Day 3Hamburg, Germany
Arrive: 1300hrs Depart: 2300hrs After a morning at sea, Columbus arrives in the great German port-city of Hamburg. Head ashore to soak up the atmosphere of this famously vibrant metropolis, browse the Christmas Market in front of its Renaissance Revival town hall, and enjoy an afternoon and early evening exploring, before Columbus sets sail in the evening.
Day 4At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.
Day 5Arrive London Tilbury
Arrive: 0800hrs Say goodbye to Columbus, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Tilbury, today, and you disembark at the end of a wonderful cruise. Back to top
Passport requirementsBritish Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.
Foreign Office travel adviceVisit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.