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Christmas  Europe





                                                                                 7 Days From £1,430pp

                                                                                 HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS
                                                                                 ■  Christmas Markets in Hamburg, Bremen and Cologne
                                                                                 ■  Molli steam railway (at an additional cost)
                                                                                 ■  Miniatur Wunderland (included)
                                                                                 ■  Unlimited public transport in central Hamburg
                                                                               Hamburg Christmas Market    (Zone A&B)
                                                                                 ■  Unlimited mainline rail travel within Europe for
                                                                                   duration of stay
                                                                                 ■  Free travel from your home station to London before/
      Christmas Market -                                                           after tour (on date of outbound/return travel)


                                                                                 SELECTED HOTELS
                                                                                 Aachen
                                                                                         Ibis Aachen Marschiertor
      Hamburg                                                                    Hamburg   Reichshof
                                                                                 Cologne
                                                                                         Ibis Cologne am Dom
                                                                                 Please note – hotels can be subject to change
                                                                                 PRICE INCLUDES
      Thursday 25 November to Wednesday 1 December 2021                          ■  Standard class rail travel throughout
                                                                                 ■  Free travel from your home station to London pre/
      This year our Christmas Market tour visits the Hanseatic city of Hamburg. Sitting on the Elbe,     post tour (on date of outbound/return travel)
                                                                                 ■  Global InterRail Pass
      Hamburg can trace its origins back to the Middle Ages. The Christmas Markets here are scattered
                                                                                 ■  Public transport pass for Hamburg
      throughout the city with the main market located on the Rathausmarkt Square adjacent to the   ■  Entry to Miniatur Wunderland
      picturesque Town Hall.  We also include some railway excursions too!       ■  Accommodation in good quality hotels on a bed and
                                                                                   breakfast basis plus one evening meal
      Day 1 -  Aachen                      Germany.  Its  Old Town  can  be  found  surrounded   ■  Services of a tour leader from London and
                                                                                   throughout the tour
      Your InterRail pass is valid for travel from your local  by water with the river on the southern side and
      station to London this morning. We take a lunchtime  the former moats of the medieval city walls found to
      Eurostar from London St. Pancras direct to Brussels  the north. The Marktplatz can be found in the south-  Price per person:
      where we connect to a high speed train to Aachen.  eastern half of the old town and is dominated by the   Escorted holiday   £1,430
      Our hotel for this evening is located a short walk  Town Hall’s Renaissance facade which was added to   Single room supplement   £395
      away and dinner here is included.    the gothic building 200 years after construction.     Deposit for this holiday   £100
      Day 2 - North to Hamburg             Day 5 - Miniatur Wunderland
      A morning departure from  Aachen, we make a  We  have  an  included  excursion  to  Miniatur
      change of trains in Cologne and arrive in Hamburg  Wunderland in the morning, with a free afternoon
      mid-afternoon.  Our  hotel  for  the  next  4  nights  is  to continue enjoying the Christmas Markets. Miniatur
      found a short walk from the station, and in addition  Wunderland comprises of over 15,000m of railway
      to the InterRail pass we have a local transport pass  track divided over 9 sections and three floors, and
      valid  for  the  duration  of  our  stay  in  the  central  a  150m  airport modelled  on nearby Hamburg
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      Hamburg Zone. After checking in the afternoon is  Airport. You can spend as long as you like enjoying
      free to explore the many markets located in the city,  the Wunderland and enjoy lunch (at an additional
      or to travel further afield with your InterRail pass.   cost) at its in-house cafe.   Miniatur Wunderland © Jan Traupe
      Day 3 - Molli Steam Railway          Day 6 - Cologne
      The tour leader will organise an optional excursion to  We  take  a  direct  train  south  to  Cologne  for  our
      the Molli narrow gauge steam railway in Bad Doberan.  final  overnight  stop.  Our  hotel  is  ideally  located
      The  Mecklenburgische  Bäderbahn,  affectionately  in the station building and our arrival in the early
      know  as “The  Molli”  runs  for  15km  from  the  spa  afternoon allows plenty of time to explore Cologne
      town of Bad Doberan to the Baltic coastal town  which boasts no fewer than 7 markets spread out
      of Kühlungsborn.   The cost of reaching this line is  throughout the city.
      included in your InterRail pass but the steam train fare
      must be purchased locally.           Day 7 - Homeward Bound
                                           A morning departure by high speed train from
      Day 4 - Bremen                       Cologne to Brussels where we change to a Eurostar
      Today there is another optional excursion to Bremen,  service bound for London. Arrival is scheduled for
      with free time to explore the city. Approximately an  early  afternoon  to  allow  for  any  onward  journeys.
      hour by train from Hamburg, Bremen is situated  Your InterRail pass is valid for travel back to your local
      on the Weser River and is the 13th largest city in  station.

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