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Dutch & German Christmas Markets

Dutch & German Christmas Markets

A wonderful seven day holiday based in lovely Valkenburg to enjoy the towns fabulous Christmas Market along with the Market in the German City of Aachen

We are delighted to be heading back to Valkenburg for their truly unique Christmas markets, which take place underground in the towns stunning and atmospheric caves. Our fabulous seven-day holiday will also hop across the border into Germany to visit the Christmas Market in Aachen and also the magical town of Monschau. A wonderful Festive Break to really get you in the festive mood.


What’s Included

  • Outward & Return Overnight Crossings Hull / Rotterdam with 2 bed cabins included

  • 4 Nights in Valkenburg, Dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Experience Valkenburg Christmas Market

  • Excursion to Aachen Christmas Market

  • Excursion to magical Monschau



Day One

Mid-morning home pickups as we head to Hull for our evening crossing to Rotterdam. 2 Bed Lower Birth Cabins are included and whilst on board you can relax in one of the lounges, head to the on board cinema, have a flutter in the casino or enjoy the live entertainment.

Day Two

Arriving early morning we head straight to Valkenburg and our hotel where we check in and enjoy the afternoon at leisure in Valkenburg.


Day Three

A full day free in Valkenburg today. If you are planning to visit the Chridtmas Markets that take place in the town caves there is an additional charge for entrance and this must be pre booked via this website


Day Four

Hopping across the border into Germany today and we head for the City of Aachen, their popular Christmas Market takes place in the squares and lanes around the Cathedral and town hall. Twinkling lights and the scent of mulled wine and Aachener Printen (kind of gingerbread) wherever you go - and all in a unique atmosphere! Aachen market regularly makes the top 10 list for European Markets


Day Five

Today we visit a another beautiful German town and whilst their Christmas Market usually only takes place at weekend the village of Monschau is a magical place to visit all year round. It is a lovely atmospheric town, with ancient walls, and idyllic halftimbered houses, narrow streets and cobblestones.


Day Six

We leave Valkenburg today to head back to Rotterdam for our Overnight Ferry. Firstly though, we visit the lovely Dutch town of Breda where we enjoy an extended lunch stop. Cabins & amenities as per the outward journey.


Day Seven

Arriving back into Hull this morning we return to the North west around lunchtime.

B=Breakfast, EM=Evening Meal

Hotel Walram * * *

We are delighted to be heading back to the Walram, following the devastating floods in 2020 the hotel  is now, refurbished and ready to welcome us back. Enjoy a fabulous position to explore the town, the fresh new reception, bar & restaurant are the ideal places to relax after a busy day sightseeing, and your en-suite bedroom will offer TV & Hairdryer. Lift.


P&O North Sea Ferries

Step onboard one of P&O’s Cruises Ferries for a fabulous minicruise to the Continent. Offering a wide range of facilities and entertainment to keep you busy as you sail across the North Sea.

• Cinema showing the latest releases • Casino • Fabulous Cabaret Entertainment • Stylish Bars • A range of Dining experiences • on board shop • Dance into the small hours in the disco * Relax in one of the quiet lounges

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