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Bruges & Valkenburg Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets, canals, caves and chocolate shops!

Based in the ever-popular seaside resort of Ostend, you are well placed to visit two of the very best European Christmas markets, one in the medieval city of Bruges and the other, in the subterranean cave system in Valkenburg. This combination of Belgium and Holland remains one of our most popular Christmas Markets coach trips.

This selection of two fantastic European Christmas Markets is always one of our most popular festive short breaks. Our first included excursion is to beautiful Bruges where the Christmas markets illuminate the grand squares and historical buildings. You’ll also have time to wander around the romantic cobbled streets and alongside the pretty canals and visit some of the many chocolate shops in the Old Town.

In Valkenburg wind your way amongst the Christmas stalls in the caves underneath the town and visit the romantic ruined castle at its centre.

Ostend is a fantastic place to spend your evenings. There are plenty of restaurants and bars selling excellent Belgian beer. During the day you can wander along the promenade (or the beach if you’re brave!), shop and maybe take to the ice on the famous ice rink built on the main square.

Your Holiday Itinerary

Day One (Journey to Ostend) - Journey to your hotel in Central Ostend.

Day Two (Ostend & Bruges) - Following breakfast, your morning is at leisure to explore Ostend before an included excursion to Bruges. Return to Ostend early evening.

Day Three (Valkenburg) - Excursion to Valkenburg Christmas Markets.

Day Four (Ostend) - Morning at leisure in Ostend before commencing the journey home.

Your Hotel

You will stay for three nights at a hotel in Ostend. All hotels used have well-furnished en-suite bedrooms as well as a bar and a dining room where breakfast will be included throughout your stay.

Dates & Prices

4 Days / Tour code: "OBV4"
29 Nov 2024£299£289
6 Dec 2024£299£289
13 Dec 2024£299£289
28 Nov 2025£319£309
5 Dec 2025£319£309
12 Dec 2025£319£309

Single supplement £149.00. Child discount (under 12's) save £10.

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