4-Star Düsseldorf, Bonn and Cologne Christmas Markets

Combine the great cities of the German Rhineland and explore the famous Christmas markets of Bonn, Düsseldorf and Cologne. Explore the many markets that sprawl across the city of Cologne, the gingerbread houses in Düsseldorf and enjoy the festive atmosphere in Bonn as you discover the best of Germany's Christmas Markets.

5 days from £419pp

Single Room Supplement from £79pp

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Your Tour Includes

  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Convenient local joining points

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Please note: The Christmas market information provided is correct at the time of publication, and may be subject to change without notice, by the market organisers and local authorities.

Local departure by coach, then to the Dusseldorf area for four nights.

Our included excursion takes us into Dusseldorf centre to spend the day exploring all the city has to offer. During the festive season, Dusseldorf’s Christmas Market, considered to be one of the most beautiful in Germany, takes place in several locations within the centre. The main market is located on Marktplaz, with the backdrop of the City Hall and the statue of mounted Jan Wellem at its centre. Enjoy free time meandering through the many stalls whilst sipping a cup of Mulled wine or hot chocolate. Be sure to see the 100 year old merry-go-round, which has lovingly been restored. From Marktplatz wander along Flinger Strasse, with its many huts modelled on Dusseldorf’s old town houses, to nearby Heinrich-Heine-Platz, home to the Engelchenmarkt (Little Angel Market). You’ll be spoilt for choice!

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Included Highlights

  • Dusseldorf Christmas Markets

Today we travel to the majestic city of Cologne on our included excursion. Cologne’s history traces back more than 2,000 years when it was founded as a Roman colony. Today it has developed into a beautiful cosmopolitan city. Advent magic spreads throughout Cologne at this time of year, when the idyllic Christmas markets open their gates to visitors. More than 150 stalls offer traditional goods and handcrafted gifts. Wonderful spicy aromas of cinnamon stars, baked apples and roasted almonds will fill the air and local wreath binders, glassblowers and blacksmiths will demonstrate their art. Start at the Christmas market in Cathedral Square where you will find a fascinating array of high-quality arts and crafts, many gift ideas and delicious food and drinks, and a huge Christmas tree. Continue onto the Old Town where the rustic ’Home of the Elves’ market takes place at the Heumarkt and Alter Markt. Traditional stalls and huts, pretty lanes and hidden Heinzelmännchen (house gnomes who are said to have done the work of the people of Cologne at night), and craftspeople demonstrating their skills, give this market its particular charm. At Neumarkt you will find the Market of Angels with its charming chalets, twinkling lights shining from the trees, and high quality products. Just a ten minute walk from Neumarkt is the Village of St Nicholas at Rudolfplatz. Here the theme is the St. Nicholas Village which makes this market particularly popular with younger visitors. In a picturesque setting overlooking the Rhine, the Cologne Harbour market at the Chocolate Museum will bring a maritime flavour to Christmas. With around 80 stalls this market is one of the largest in Cologne. Take in the lively atmosphere, and why not sample fish specialities or fine food and drink from around the world. Finally, there is the the dynamically artful and attractively different Christmas market at Stadtgarten in the heart of the Belgian quarter. The Stadtgarten Christmas market traditionally only takes place in the afternoon. Whilst visiting Cologne be sure to indulge yourself in some typical culinary delights such as the famous ’Christstollen’ yeast cakes, ’Lebkuchen’ soft gingerbread cookies and Marzipan almond confections. Also try the mandatory ’Glühwein’ a hot spiced wine in mugs perfect to warm chilly hands. We return to our hotel this evening.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Included Highlights

  • Cologne Christmas Market

Enjoy a day at leisure in the city of Bonn to visit the famous Christmas Market. The former capital of the ‘Federal Republic of Germany’, home to Germany’s largest University and birthplace of the brilliant composer Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn has attracted visitors from all over the world for hundreds of years. Be sure to see many of the famous sights, including the old City Hall and the Münster, the city’s oldest church. Every year, Bonn's Christmas fair conjures up a festive atmosphere. Browse the many stalls whilst enjoying Gluhwein, gingerbread, potato pancakes and sausages.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Included Highlights

  • Bonn

Return home

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

You will stay for three nights at the 4-star Wyndham Garden Düsseldorf Mettmann located 10km from the heart of Düsseldorf. The hotel provides the perfect base for exploring two of Germany’s finest cities. 

Alternative hotels may also be used, such as the 4-star Mercure Düsseldorf City Nord or 4-star Dorint Dusseldorf-Neuss.

Wyndham Garden Düsseldorf Mettmann

Wyndham Garden Düsseldorf Mettmann

The 4-star Wyndham Garden Düsseldorf Mettmann is located close to the centre of Düsseldorf. The hotel offers a bar and a restaurant, and all rooms are equipped with a T.V., hairdryer, and telephone. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, and 24 hour reception. Please note, double rooms are twin beds pushed together with separate bedding.

Location: Peckhauser Strasse 5 Mettman, D-40822 Dusseldorf Mettmann,

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General
  • English Speaking Staff
  • 4 Star
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Room
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Free Wifi
Service
  • Safe Box in Reception
  • Room Service Available
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Iron at Reception
  • Laundry Service
  • Gym
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Disabled Rooms Available
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
Transport
  • Bus Stop Nearby
Hotel
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available

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Single Room Supplement from £79.00

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