Holiday Tour Details
Lille & Ghent Christmas Markets Description
With Christmas approaching, the compact city of Lille is bedecked with light and colour. Around the Christmas market, the whole area is covered in a huge crown of garlands. We stay in the heart of the city to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere and also enjoy a visit to the beautiful city of Ghent for the Nordic Christmas delight.
Lille & Ghent Christmas Markets Itinerary
Friday We depart Cornwall early in the morning and travel to Dover for our ferry crossing to Calais before continuing on to our hotel in Lille. Your evening is then free to dine at your choice of nearby restaurants.
Saturday Today is free to wrap up warm and wander the brightly adorned streets of Lille. The attractive Christmas market is based in Place Rihour and the festive stalls offer unique gifts, regional delicacies and a lovely Christmas ambience. Take a ride on the giant Ferris Wheel for a bird’s eye view of Lille’s giant Christmas tree, visit the artificial snow village or admire the colourful Flemish facades of the 17th century merchants’ houses and beautifully decorated stores.
Sunday This morning our coach takes us to Ghent, a Christmas city at its best! The Gentse Winterfeesten is an authentic Christmas market with a Nordic atmosphere. The Scandinavian Christmas Village is alive with twinkling lights, mulled wine and a warming festive atmosphere. Late in the afternoon we return to Lille.
Monday After breakfast we depart Lille and make our way back to the ferry port at Calais. Once in England we travel home to Cornwall.
Lille & Ghent Christmas Markets Hotel
The three star Novotel Lille Centre Gares has a street art persona and a warm ambience. It enjoys a privileged location just outside the centre of Vieux-Lille and is within walking distance of the Christmas Market.
Wifi, air conditioning, lift & porterage
Lille & Ghent Christmas Markets Includes
Premier Class coach travel
Free optional travel insurance
3 Nights, bed & breakfast
Return ferry crossings
Welcome soft drink on arrival
Excursions as detailed
Free parking at depot
Pick up points throughout Cornwall
Lille & Ghent Christmas Markets Further Information
Single rooms available at a supplement of £50 per person
All singles are double/twin for sole occupancy
FULL BRITISH PASSPORT WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR
Home pick up £15 per person
£100 non-refundable deposit
Balance due 6 weeks prior to travel