Christmas Markets

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  • Visit the spectacular city of Cologne
  • Experience the Market Caves and Magic Sand Nativity scene of Valkenburg
  • Watch the Valkenburg Christmas Parade
  • Visit the Christmas Market of Aachen, Germany
  • Enjoy a farewell meal at the site restaurant

Day 1 – 5: Explore the markets in the Netherlands and Germany

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Day 1 – Arrive at Camping Vinkenhof

Enjoy a welcome meeting to meet your hosts and fellow members over a drink of Christmas Glühwein and a traditional Dutch snack.

Day 2 – The Christmas Markets of Cologne

Enjoy a coach excursion to the German city of Cologne, famed for its gothic architecture, impressive cathedral and views across the river Rhine. Explore the many markets at your own pace with plenty of free time to shop and soak up the atmosphere. 

Day 3 – Valkenburg Caves and Christmas parade

Take the public bus to the nearby town of Valkenburg and spend a day taking in the festivities of the town and its magical market caves. In the evening, the excitement continues with the town’s famous Christmas parade. 

Day 4 – The Christmas Market of Aachen

Enjoy a coach excursion to Aachen in Germany with plenty of free time to explore its Christmas market. Why not try some traditional ‘Printen’ – a local speciality similar to gingerbread, fresh from the oven!

In the evening, finish this festive break with a farewell meal at the site restaurant.

Day 5 – Depart campsite before 11am

Please note, this itinerary is subject to change and minimum numbers may apply.

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