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Black Forest and Alsace Christmas Markets

7 days - from only £609pp


Black Forest and Alsace Christmas Markets

Discover the iconic Black Forest with us, famous for its pretty towns and villages, delicious gateaux and amazing scenery. 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.


  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

7 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

  • Day 2: Metz

    We’ll travel to pretty Metz, a lovely French town, set at the confluence of the Seille and Moselle rivers. This charming town is the perfect place to enjoy a short stop to explore the surrounding area and attractions, such as the opulent Saint-Stephen Cathedral, the Opera House, and Saint-Jacques square. We continue to our hotel in the Black Forest for four nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Metz Christmas Markets

    Metz Christmas Markets

    Included Highlights

    • Metz
  • Day 3: Freiburg and Triberg

    Included excursion, as we take in the seasonal landscapes as we explore the Black Forest, a truly picture-book corner of Germany. We’ll call at Freiburg, with a wealth of culture and history as well as inviting traditional taverns.

    We also call at Triberg, a town home to the Black Forest Museum and an extensive variety of the famous local cuckoo clocks.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


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    Included Highlights

    • Freiburg
    • Triberg
  • Day 4: Strasbourg and Gengenbach

    We visit the historical town of Strasbourg, with its quaint timber framed houses and famous pink cathedral. With time to explore this beautiful city at leisure, you're sure to fall in love with the festive atmosphere, decorative Christmas stalls and elegant architecture here.

    It will then be time to make our way to the pretty town of Gengenbach, located on the western edge of the Black Forest and known for its medieval town centre. the town hall is transformed into a magical advent calendar.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


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    Included Highlights

    • Strasbourg
    • Gengenbach
  • Day 5: Baden-Baden

    Join our optional excursion to Baden-Baden, famous for its picturesque setting and quaint narrow streets with cobblestones and brightly coloured shops and houses. Discover the traditional Christmas stalls set in the beautiful old town.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    • Baden-Baden

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 6: Colmar

    We leave the Black Forest and head into France. We make a stop in Colmar, which is located on the Alsatian Wine Route and boasts a beautifully preserved Old Town with many architectural delights. Browse the festive stalls, before we continue to our overnight hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast



    Included Highlights

    • Colmar
  • Day 7:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £159.00 (7 days).


You will stay for four nights at the 3-star standard Roter Bühl Hotel in Mühlenbach. The hotel is located amidst the charming landscape of the central Black Forest on the Heidburg Pass between Kinzig- and Elztal. The hotel has an indoor swimming pool and sauna.

Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.

Joining points

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

See our full list of our joining points.

No Testing Required for European Tours