MAGICAL GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKETS

4 Star Hotel

Nestling in a valley amongst the Eifel Hills near Aachen, Monschau really is one of Europe’s best kept secrets. The town plays host to an award winning market that has traditional adorned wooden huts with twinkling lights and rich decorations hosting a wealth of treats to delight the senses. Whilst staying here we also include visits to see the Eifel Hills and the festive markets of nearby towns.

Carat Das Vital Hotel, Monschau is a four star hotel just a short walk from both the lovely town centre and the picturesque lakes and woods of the Eifel Park. Rooms are modern and comfortable and the spa boasts an indoor pool.

Itinerary

Thursday We depart Cornwall early morning and travel to Dover for our ferry crossing to Calais and then on to our overnight hotel, The Altia, Lille.

Friday Leaving Lille we make our way to Belgium and visit the country’s oldest Christmas Market. The Liège Christmas Village has a special, magical and fairy-tale atmosphere of Christmas about it. Later we continue our journey to the Carat Hotel.

Saturday Our day is free in the lovely town of Monschau. Explore the quaint shops, wander the romantic old streets with half timbered buildings and enjoy the delicacies and delights of the Christmas Market and its traditional programme of events.

Sunday Today we visit the lovely city of Cologne. The largest market of this Rhineland city sits beneath the beautiful cathedral. Festively designed wooden pavilions house artisans at work, continental gifts, original “Christmas Mulled Wine” and unlimited local delicacies.

Monday After breakfast we depart Germany and make our way back to the ferry port at Calais and on to Cornwall. We arrive home late in the evening.

Term

Single rooms available at a supplement of £77 per person

FULL BRITISH PASSPORT WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR

Home pick up £12 per person

£100 non-refundable deposit

Balance due 6 weeks prior to travel

Tour subject to loading

Total Price Includes:

Premier class coach travel

Free optional travel insurance

Return ferry crossings

4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Porterage at main hotel

Glass of Gluhwein

Use of bowling alley on one night

Mineral water with dinner at main hotel

Excursions as detailed

Free parking at depot

Pick up points throughout Cornwall

Thursday 6th to

Monday 10th December 2018

5 Day Tour

£475

For more details

please phone

01209 717152