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Historic Aachen and Valkenburg Christmas

6 days - from only £589pp


Historic Aachen and Valkenburg Christmas

Treat yourself to a very special Christmas this year, celebrating in style on a relaxing break to Germany. You'll enjoy tasty meals and comfortable accommodation at your hotel, plus delightful sightseeing excursions into the neighbouring Netherlands.


  • 5 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Afternoon tea with local gingerbread on Christmas Eve
  • Mulled wine, party and traditional turkey dinner on Christmas Day
  • Porterage at hotels
  • Local joining points

6 Day Itinerary

  • Dec 22:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then travel to our overnight hotel in Belgium.

  • Dec 23: Maastricht

    Today we visit the charming university city of Maastricht, on the southern tip of the Netherlands. Take in the beautiful medieval architecture and enjoy as stroll through the charming streets of the cobbled old town, with its historic basilica and the Gothic-style church Sint Janskerk.

    Spend time here before we continue to Aachen, where we stay for four nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Maastricht
  • Christmas Eve: Monschau

    Today is at your leisure, or you may join our optional a trip to visit charming Monschau in the scenic Eiffel region. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the winding alleys and take in the beautiful half-timbered houses that are traditional in Germany.

    Later this afternoon our hotel will host tea/coffee with traditional 'Aachen Gingerbread'. This evening we enjoy a four-course Christmas Eve dinner.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Snowy Monschau, Germany


    Optional Excursions

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

    • Monschau

    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).

  • Christmas Day:

    Relaxing morning before we enjoy a glass of mulled wine. We then sit down to a traditional turkey Christmas dinner and celebrate with a Christmas party.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Boxing Day: Valkenburg

    After breakfast, we visit the Dutch town of Valkenburg, known for its charming town centre and historical chalk houses (known locally as mergel). Enjoy time at leisure to admire the town's many sights, such as the ruins of Valkenburg Castle, a number of beautiful churches and its many historical buildings. We later return to Aachen for dinner and bowling this evening.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Valkenburg
  • Dec 27:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £109.00 (6 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. Overnight stay in Belgium will be in a city-style hotel.

Joining points

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

See our full list of our joining points.