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2014 European Christmas Market Breaks

Have some festive fun in Europe this winter

Our magical European Christmas market breaks combine a relaxing getaway with the chance to pick up some very special Christmas gifts. Each market offers the chance to pick up something a bit different from the gifts you would find in the shops at home, with unusual handicrafts, local delicacies and delightful decorations

Experience the magic of world-famous Christmas markets in Germany, Italy, France, Belgium and more!

All our Christmas market breaks include return coach travel or flights and transfers, comfortable accommodation in one of our hand-picked hotels, meals in your hotel and visits to a number of markets.

See the range of European Christmas Market breaks below or if you'd prefer to do your Christmas shopping close to home, we also offer UK Christmas market breaks. Check out our range of Christmas and New Year themed holidays for more festive getaway ideas.

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Close this result item Northern France Christmas Market 5 days 

Lille Christmas Market

Europe's magical Christmas Markets are truly a sight to behold. Each offers the chance to pick up something a little bit different, with unusual handicrafts, local delicacies and delightful decorations. So why not treat someone special - or yourself - to a unique Christmas gift?

Le Grand Hotel , Valenciennes

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Close this result item Ostend & Three Christmas Markets 5 days 

Lille Christmas Market

The magical Christmas Markets of France and Belgium are truly a sight to behold from the seasonal delights in Lille in the place Rihour, a paradise of lights and colour in Brussels and the festive charm of medieval Bruges.

Royal Astrid Hotel , Ostend

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Close this result item Cologne, Dusseldorf & Aachen 5 days 

Dusseldorf

Join our delightful short break across to Germany, visiting some of the wonderful cities in the Nordrhein Westfalen region, including beautiful Cologne, set alongside the Rhine river.

Park Inn Hotel , Kaarst

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Close this result item Rothenburg, Ulm & Stuttgart Christmas Market 5 days 

Rothenburg

Stuttgart plays host to one of Europe's largest Christmas markets, with more than 200 delightfully decorated stalls. Ulm's cathedral is the focal point for its atmospheric Christmas market and a visit to Rothenburg's famous Christmas shop, a treasure trove of unique gifts and decorations, completes this wonderful holiday.

Hotel Jagerhaus , Langenau

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Close this result item Aachen, Cologne & Valkenburg Christmas Market 5 days 

Aachen Christmas Market

Discover the Christmas Markets in Aachen, Cologne and Valkenburg, each with their own style and atmosphere. The 'Christmas village' in Aachen offers a selection of stalls selling gifts, whilst the four Christmas Markets in Cologne are a delight to explore. The unique cave markets in Valkenburg are also well worth a visit.

Hotel Buschhausen , Bad Aachen

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Close this result item Rüdesheim & the Rhine Valley Christmas Market 5 days 

Frankfurt Christmas Market

Staying at the heart of vibrant Rudesheim, which hosts popular Christmas markets, we’ll also explore the delightful surrounding towns as well as taking in the seasonal scenery along the beautiful Rhine valley.

Hotel Lindenwirt , Rüdesheim

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Close this result item Trier, Cochem & Moselle Valley Christmas Market 5 days 

Trier Christmas Market

The enchanting Trier Christmas Market is set on the medieval square in front of the imposing Cathedral. Historic Cochem and delightful Bernkastel-Kues on the Moselle are decked out with tradiational decorations amidst the half timbered houses and narrow winding streets so typical of the region.

Hotel Bomers , Alf

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Close this result item Dolomites Christmas Markets 7 days 

Brenta Dolomites

The Dolomites comprises of a mountain range in the northern Italian Alps, numbering 18 peaks. It features some of the most beautiful mountain landscapes anywhere, with vertical walls, sheer cliffs and a high density of narrow, deep and long valleys.

Lady Maria Hotel , Fondo

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Close this result item French & Belgian Christmas Market (Apollo Arthotel) 5 days 

Lille Christmas Market

The magical Christmas Markets of France and Belgium are truly a sight to behold from the seasonal delights in Lille in the place Rihour, a paradise of lights and colour in Brussels and the festive charm of medieval Bruges.

Velotel , Bruges

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Close this result item Lake Garda All Inclusive Christmas Market 7 days 

Trento Christmas Market

Europe's magical Christmas Markets are truly a sight to behold. Each offers the chance to pick up something a little bit different, with unusual handicrafts, local delicacies and delightful decorations. So why not treat someone special - or yourself - to a unique Christmas gift?

Hotel Villa Delle Rose , Lake Garda

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Close this result item Heidelberg, Trier & Saarbrucken 5 days 

Enjoy a delightful short break into France and Germany, visiting the charming festive markets in historic Heidelberg and beautiful Trier.

Mercure Saarbrucken Sud

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Frankfurt Christmas Market

Staying at the heart of vibrant Rudesheim, which hosts popular Christmas markets, we’ll also explore the delightful surrounding towns as well as taking in the seasonal scenery along the beautiful Rhine valley.

Carathotel Rheingau , Rudesheim

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Close this result item Rudesheim & Rhine Valley 5 days 

Frankfurt

Staying at the heart of vibrant Rudesheim, which hosts popular Christmas markets, we’ll also explore the delightful surrounding towns as well as taking in the seasonal scenery along the beautiful Rhine valley.

Hotel Rudesheimer Hof

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Close this result item Lake Como All Inclusive - Winter Express 7 days 

Christmas markets

Europe’s magical Christmas Markets are truly a sight to behold. Each offers the chance to pick up something a little bit different, with unusual handicrafts, local delicacies and delightful decorations. So why not treat someone special – or yourself – to a unique Christmas gift?

Hotel Britannia Excelsior , Cadenabbia

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Close this result item Magical Rhine & Moselle Markets - Grand Tourer 5 days 

Join our Grand Tourer coach on a delightful short break across to Germany, visiting charming festive markets and taking in the seasonal scenery along the beautiful Rhine and Moselle rivers.

Maritim Konigswinter , Konigswinter

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Close this result item Munich & Fairytale Castles Christmas Market 7 days 

Munich Christmas Market

Munich's Christmas Market is one of Germany's oldest, attracting visitors from all over Europe who come to admire the 140 stalls. We also visit Linderhof Castle, one of King Ludwig II's fairytale castles.

Hotel Goldene Rose , Lechaschau

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Close this result item Harz Mountains Christmas Markets 7 days 

Harz Mountains in Winter

Europe's magical Christmas Markets are truly a sight to behold. Each offers the chance to pick up something a little bit different, with unusual handicrafts, local delicacies and delightful decorations. So why not treat someone special, or yourself, to a unique Christmas gift?

Ramada Hotel Baren Goslar , Goslar

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Close this result item Black Forest & Konstanz Christmas Market 7 days 

Freiburg Christmas Market

Winter is a magical time to visit the Black Forest, famous for its beautiful scenery of pine-clad hills dotted with villages. We visit the Christmas Markets in Freiburg and the spa town of Baden-Baden, both offering a wide range of special gifts and traditional Christmas delicacies from the Black Forest region and beyond.

Hotel Lindenhof , Braunlingen

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Close this result item Hamburg, Hannover & Bremen 7 days 

Hamburg

Discover some of the historic cities of Northern Germany, at this magical time of year when they host their traditional Christmas markets. We will visit the vibrant city of Hamburg, as well as beautiful Bremen and Hannover.

Ramada Hamburg , Bergedorf

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Rothenburg

Discover the beautiful region of Bavaria, at this magical time of year when Germany’s towns and villages host their traditional Christmas markets.

Amberger Hotel , Wurzburg

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Close this result item Berlin & Dresden Christmas Markets 7 days 

Festive Berlin

Berlin is home to Germany's most popular Christmas market. There are several markets in the city, including one around the Kaiser Wilhelm Gedachtniskirche and another on the charming Gendarmenmarkt. Dresden's Striezelmarkt, Germany's oldest Christmas market, has a history dating back to 1434.

Park Inn Berlin-Alexanderplatz , Berlin

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Close this result item Alpine Christmas Markets 7 days 

Innsbruck

Staying in charming Innsbruck, the ‘Capital of the Tyrol’, we’ll enjoy the wonderful alpine landscapes in this beautiful part of Austria, as well as exploring some of the surrounding festive markets, as we also travel through Germany.

Alpinpark Hotel Innsbruck , Innsbruck

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Close this result item Christmas Markets on the Rhine 7 days 

Koblenz Christmas Market

Soak up the enchanting atmosphere at the Christmas markets in Koblenz, Rudesheim and Cologne as you enjoy a relaxing river cruise. You'll have time to explore the markets and pick up unique Christmas gifts at our ports of call, plus the chance to take in some truly spectacular winter views as your cruise ship meanders along the Rhine.

MPS Rotterdam

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Close this result item Christmas Markets on the Rhine 5 days 

Koblenz Christmas Market

Soak up the enchanting atmosphere at the Christmas markets in Koblenz, Rudesheim and Cologne as you enjoy a relaxing river cruise. You'll have time to explore the markets and pick up unique Christmas gifts at our ports of call, plus the chance to take in some truly spectacular winter views as your cruise ship meanders along the Rhine.

MPS Rotterdam

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Koblenz Christmas Market

Soak up the enchanting atmosphere at the Christmas markets in Koblenz, Rudesheim and Cologne as you enjoy a relaxing river cruise. You'll have time to explore the markets and pick up unique Christmas gifts at our ports of call, plus the chance to take in some truly spectacular winter views as your cruise ship meanders along the Rhine.

MPS Rotterdam

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Close this result item Dresden, Leipzig & Prague - Grand Tourer 7 days 

Dresden

Discover historic Dresden, at this magical time of year when the city hosts its traditional Christmas markets. We’ll also cross the border to visit the beautiful city of Prague, to soak up the seasonal atmosphere.

Maritim Hotel , Dresden

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7 days from only £609 per person.

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Close this result item Christmas Markets on the Rhine Plus 2 nights in Cologne 7 days 

Cologne Christmas Market

Soak up the enchanting atmosphere at the Christmas markets in Koblenz, Rudesheim and Cologne as you enjoy a relaxing river cruise. You'll have time to explore the markets and pick up unique Christmas gifts at our ports of call, plus the chance to take in some truly spectacular winter views as your cruise ship meanders along the Rhine.

MPS Rotterdam

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