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Aachen, Cologne and Valkenburg Christmas Markets

5 days - from only £519pp


Aachen, Cologne and Valkenburg Christmas Markets

Come with us as we discover the delights of Germany’s Christmas markets during this exciting holiday. We’ll take in the festivities found at some of Germany’s best markets, and will be able to enjoy the atmosphere, local delicacies and stalls selling all kinds of gifts while we’re there.


  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Porterage at hotel
  • Free local joining points

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service then to Aachen for four nights.

  • Day 2: Cologne Markets

    The city of Cologne offers some enchanting festive stalls, with the market set in front of the imposing cathedral being the most impressive. Beneath the largest Christmas tree in Rhineland, you will find 160 attractively designed pavilions.

    Here, you can choose from numerous sweet delicacies, watch artisans at work, and enjoy the 'original Christmas mulled wine'.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Cologne Christmas Markets

    Cologne Christmas Markets

    Included Highlights

    • Cologne Christmas Markets
  • Day 3: Aachen Christmas Market

    Every year four weeks before Christmas the square and streets around Aachen town hall and cathedral are transformed into a paradise of lights and colours, festive sounds and seductive smells. A strong atmosphere of Christmas dominates one of Germany's largest and most beautiful festive markets.

    Be sure to try the local speciality gingerbread, Aachen Printen.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Aachen Christmas Market

    Aachen Christmas Market

    Included Highlights

    • Aachen Christmas Market
  • Day 4: Valkenburg Christmas Market

    Today, we head into Holland to the quaint Dutch town of Valkenburg, to the Town Cave (Gemeentegrot); where the wonderful underground Christmas market is the largest and oldest of its kind in Europe.

    Enjoy this unique setting as we soak up the seasonal atmosphere and browse the stands. You can also experience the Christmas market in the Velvet Cave (Fluweelengrot- entrance extra approximately €9 per person).

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Valkenburg Christmas Market

    Valkenburg Christmas Market (Gemeentegrot)

    Included Highlights

    • Valkenburg Christmas Market (Gemeentegrot)
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £159.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Hotel Buschausen in Aachen. This friendly hotel is set in the suburb of Bad Aachen. You are assured of a warm welcome by our hosts, Petra and Roger, who have been accommodating our clients for many years.

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.