The towns and cities of Germany provide an idyllic setting for a romantic Christmas Market break.
The towns and cities of Germany provide an idyllic setting for a romantic Christmas Market break. Half-timbered buildings are festively lit and the aromas of mulled wine out of the local vineyards and cinnamon permeate the air at traditional Christmas markets.
Our base in Boppard, overlooking the Rhine, is the perfect location to explore these festive scenes.
Day 1 - Thursday
Europa Buscentre to Hull via P&O Ferries from Larne to Cairnryan.
Overnight: P&O Cruiseferry (outside en-suite cabin with side-by-side beds all meals included)
Day 2 - Friday
From Europoort we travel to Koblenz where we visit its market for a couple of hours before continuing to Boppard, arriving late afternoon.
Hotel Ebertor Hotel, Boppard *** (3 nights D, B&B)
Day 3 - Saturday
A full day trip to the wonderful city of Heidelberg, to visit their famous Christmas Market which is spread over five unique locations.B, D
Day 4 - Sunday
We spend today in Frankfurt where the elaborate and creative stand decorations, the scenic surroundings on the Römerberg and St Paul’s Square, and the huge Christmas tree all combine to make it one of Germany’s most beautiful.B, D
Day 5 - Monday
There are a few hours in Bruges before catching the overnight sailing to Hull.
Overnight: P&O Cruiseferry (outside en-suite cabin with side-by-side beds all meals included
Day 6 - Tuesday
Hull to Belfast via Cairnryan with Stena Line.B
B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included
Single Room/Cabin Supplement £75