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Europe Christmas Markets

European Christmas Markets

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 Bruges Christmas Market Mini-Cruise 3 days 

To explore the beautiful Bruges Christmas markets, with their bright lights, excellent atmosphere and wonderful festive stalls, join us on this mini-cruise. Enjoy a spot of Christmas shopping, take in the many sights and sounds of Bruges at this time of year, and make the most of a splendid time in this stunning city.

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3 days from only £80 per person.

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Close this result item Castle Keukenhof Christmas Market Mini-Cruise 3 days 

Keukenhof Christmas Markets

Start the Christmas festivities early with a superb Christmas market break to Holland, travelling by ferry to explore the amazing Castle Keukenhof Christmas Market. Famous for its springtime floral displays, Keukenhof is transformed into a magical winter wonderland in the festive season, complete with enchanting lights and market stalls selling all manner of trinkets and culinary delights!

P&O Ferry

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Close this result item Metz, Luxembourg & Lille Christmas Markets 5 days 

For a fantastic short break filled with festive cheer and lots of shopping opportunities, join us as we make our way to Metz in Northeast France. From here, we’ll be able to explore a number of superb Christmas markets, including those found in picturesque Metz, charming Luxembourg and handsome Lille.

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5 days from only £233 per person.

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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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5 days from only £251 per person.

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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.

Mercure Dusseldorf Kaarst Hotel , Kaarst

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5 days from only £256 per person.

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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 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 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 Bruges, Lille & Brussels 5 days 

Join us as we make the most of a fantastic break in Zeebrugge, with a chance to explore beautiful Christmas markets found in Lille, Brussels and Bruges. Treat yourself to some early Christmas shopping, indulge in delicious festive treats, and enjoy the excellent festive atmosphere at these superb European markets.

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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 Rouen, Caen & Amiens Christmas Markets 5 days 

Enjoy a superb holiday to France and explore three charming Christmas markets, complete with beautiful decorations and wonderful stalls selling everything from delicious festive foods and handcrafted items. From our base in Saint Martin du Vivier, near Rouen, we’ll enjoy trips to the Christmas markets in Rouen, Caen and Amiens for a fantastic getaway.

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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 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 Lille, Brussels & Bruges 5 days 

Lille Christmas Market

Treat yourself to a festive holiday in Belgium with this European coach tour, staying in Bruges and touring the popular Christmas Markets found in nearby Lille in France, as well as those in Brussels and Bruges, where you’ll be able to pick up excellent souvenirs and enjoy the atmosphere.

Velotel , Bruges

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Close this result item Ostend All Inclusive & Christmas Markets 5 days 

Enjoy an amazing holiday to Ostend, staying at the Hotel Royal Astrid and making the most of excellent all-inclusive accommodation. We’ll get to explore the fantastic Ostend Christmas markets, as well as making our way to the festive markets in Lille, Brussels and Bruges to explore Belgium and nearby France.

Royal Astrid Hotel , Ostend

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Close this result item Paris Christmas Markets & Versailles 5 days 

For an incredible festive break, join us as we discover Paris’ famous Christmas markets. Admire the ‘City of Light’ as it’s lit with incredible decorations, and see some of the Paris’ most well-known attractions, as well as exploring the iconic Palace of Versailles at one of the most amazing times of the year.

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5 days from only £301 per person.

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Close this result item Dresden & Prague Markets 7 days 

Discover two of the world’s most impressive Christmas markets, found in Dresden in Germany, and in Prague in the Czech Republic. There’s nothing better than exploring a bustling Christmas market, complete with festive decorations to pick up excellent souvenirs and sampling delicious delicacies along the way!

Menzies Hotel , Irvine

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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 Black Forest & Alsace 7 days 

Discover the iconic Black Forest with us, famous for its pretty towns and villages, delicious gateaux, amazing scenery and excellent atmosphere. The setting for countless fairytales, we’ll spend time exploring this fantastic destination, with trips to Strasbourg, Gengenbach and Baden Baden to look forward to, as well as en route trips to Metz and Colmar.

Hotel Baren , Oberharmersbach

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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 Konstanz, 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 Bavaria‚Äôs Festive Markets 7 days 

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, Prague & Krakow - Christmas Markets 12 days 

Discover the amazing Christmas markets in three of Europe’s most historical cities - Berlin, Prague and Krakow. Travelling through Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland, we’ll explore these fantastic destinations, with free time to explore during our time here as well as an excellent selection of optional excursions to choose from.   

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  • ABACUS Tierpark Hotel, Berlin
  • Hotel Mercure Halle, Leipzig
  • Hotel Matejko, Krakow
  • Hotel Duo, Prague

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