European Tours 2017
4 Day Tour - Valkenburg Xmas Markets
Departs: Fri 8th December, Price: £309, Single Supplement: £55
Valkenburg is a delightful Dutch hill town, built around a romantic ruined castle, and sits at the 'Crossroads of Europe' between Germany and Belgium. The hotel is family run and is only 200 metres from the city centre.
Day 1: Travel via Eurotunnel through France, Belgium into Holland.
Day 2: We cross the German border to visit the Christmas markets of Aachen & Monschau.
- Aachen - the streets around the Town Hall are transformed into a paradise of lights and colours, festive sounds and seductive smells.
- Monschau - Nestling in a valley amongst the Eifel Hills near Aachen, this town is one of Europe's best kept secrets. Located just a few kilometres over the Belgian border, it offers visitors a wealth of things to see and do, quaint shops, romantic old streets, half timbered buildings, a wonderful selection of restaurants & cafes and a historic mustard mill.
Day 3: Free time in Valkenburg. The unique Christmas market takes place in beautifully lit old caves which run underneath the town. The Town Cave (Gemeentegrot) houses the oldest and largest underground Christmas market in Europe
Day 4: Return to Waterside via Eurotunnel.
Included in cost: Coach & Eurotunnel travel, 3 nights half-board.