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    • November 27, 2022
    • 6 Days
    • Departs UK
    • Arrives Germany
    • Hotel Single Supplement £52 | Ferry Single Supplement £50 | Dinner, Bed and Breakfast throughout
    Tour Details

    Delight once again in the magic of traditional German Christmas Markets. The ambience of a typical German Christmas Market is enhanced by the aromas of hot chestnuts, grilled sausages, gingerbread and of course, mulled wine.  Three nights will be spent in the Welcome Hotel Paderborn, set in a tranquil yet central location in Paderborn.

    Departure & Return Location

    Local departure points.

    Included Highlights

    • Christmas Market in Dortmund
    • Christmas Market in Paderborn
    • Christmas Market in Soest
    • Christmas Market in Bad Salzuflen
    • Visit to Breda

    Welcome Hotel Paderborn

    A modern four-star hotel in a tranquil, yet central location in the historic city of Paderborn.  The bedrooms boast contemporary fixtures and furnishings, flat screen TVs and safes and the hotel ‘tavern’ will be an ideal place to unwind after a hard day’s shopping!


    Sunday – P & O Ferries

    We leave from our local departure points and drive south to Hull, where our ferry awaits for the overnight crossing to Rotterdam. Twin low-berth outside cabins. Dinner and breakfast on board ship.

    Monday – Paderborn

    We drive east to the German border and Dortmund, where we stop for a spot of retail therapy in one of Germany’s largest Christmas markets, where more than three hundred stalls are set up around a gigantic Christmas tree. We continue east to Paderborn and our base for three nights. Welcome Hotel Paderborn.

    Tuesday – Wednesday – Paderborn

    Paderborn is an historic university city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It boasts an imperial palace and the Christmas Markets are set up below the towering cathedral, making this a perfect backdrop. There is much to admire here; arts and crafts from all over Germany, a huge Advent Calendar at the historic town hall and a living nativity scene to name but a few highlights. We travel to Soest, a charming small town of neat, half-timbered houses, where the Christmas markets come alive on the market square. We visit Bad Salzuflen, a wealthy, thermal spa resort and soak up the atmosphere of this delightful market, where festively decorated stands line the shopping precinct.

    Thursday – Rotterdam

    We return to the Dutch border and Breda, an old fortified city in North Brabant, before a short journey to Rotterdam, where our ferry awaits for the overnight crossing to Hull. Twin low-berth outside cabins. Dinner and breakfast on board ship.

    Friday – Scotland

    We return to Scotland late afternoon after a magical Christmas Market experience.