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Valkenburg & Aachen Christmas Markets

Valkenburg & Aachen Christmas Markets

"Step into Christmas" with a visit to Valkenburg’s unique Christmas market, which takes place in beautifully lit caves that run underneath the town.

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 “Step into Christmas” with a visit to Valkenburg’s unique Christmas market, which takes place in beautifully lit caves that run underneath the town. If you’re looking for something different, then the most impressive of Dutch markets in the Municipal Caves will be right up your street! We then take you to stunning Aachen Christmas Market, possibly one of the most picturesque in the whole of Germany, which is situated around the impressive cathedral and town hall.

 

Includes

Return coach travel

Return Channel crossing

3 nights half board

Visit to Aachen Christmas Markets & the Lindt Warehouse

Free time in Valkenburg with admission to the Christmas caves

 

Please note: This price does not include our door-to-door, to add this service please tick the option at checkout.

 

DAY 1

With comfort breaks along the way, we travel by coach and ferry to Valkenburg.

DAY 2

Enjoy free time to explore the festivities in Valkenburg (Holland's Christmas capital). The city's main square is transformed into a winter wonderland and home to Europe's largest singing Christmas tree. Our favourite part is the Christmas market hidden in the Municipal Cave of Valkenburg aan de Geul - the largest and oldest underground Christmas market in Europe. We have included admission into the Christmas caves for you to explore the atmospheric setting and decors, which are in harmony with the numerous stalls offering Christmas gifts and other luxuries.

DAY 3

After breakfast we take you to Aachen Christmas Market in Germany, where you can enjoy free time and experience the aura of this friendly city. Every year the squares and streets around the town hall are transformed into a paradise of lights and colours, festive sounds and seductive smells. The lovingly decorated 'Christmas Village' on the market square has everything your heart could desire, including Aachen Printen, a kind of gingerbread that is a local speciality. Later, we travel to the Lindt Chocolate Warehouse!

DAY 4

We return home retracing our footsteps back through Europe.

Hotel Schaepkens *** Valkenburg

 

 

Located on the edge of Valkenburg, our hotel is surrounded by a picturesque garden and offers guests a comfortable and spacious place to stay.

 

Hotel Facilities:

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift

 

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Alfreton, Hall Street Alfreton - Surcharge £15pp,
Hall Street, Bus station, DE55 7BT
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Beeston, Lace Road Beeston Lace Road, behind the Cricketers pub
NG9 2LA
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Chesterfield Bus Station Chesterfield Coach Station,, Beckingham Way
S40 1TH
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
Heanor Market Place Heanor Market Place, Wilmott Street Surcharge £15p
(Market Square side) DE75 7EG
Leicester, St Margarets St Margarets Bus Station, Bus Bay SV, Leicester
Gravel Street, Leicester LE1 3AG
Long Eaton, The Green Long Eaton, The Green
Outside Wilkinsons, NG10 1HQ
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Lutterworth, George St Lutterworth George Street, outside Wycliffe rooms
LE17 4EG
Mansfield Bus Station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE
Ripley, Market Place Ripley, Market Place, Surcharge £15pp
Express Stand DE5 3FJ
Sheffield Pond Hill Pond Hill, Opposite Penny Black Public House
S1 2BG

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