Christmas Markets 2019/2020

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

Chocolate box villages blanketed with fresh snow, the twinkling fairy lights of traditional Christmas Markets, dazzling fireworks lighting up the night sky, and impossibly beautiful railway journeys through enchanted icy landscapes; there is nothing quite like an escorted tour in the magical festive period.

The welcoming twinkle of a traditional Christmas market, iconic trains steaming across pristine winter landscapes, sleigh rides through the snow, the taste of warming glühwein and sticky gingerbread, and New Year fireworks illuminating the night sky – there’s no denying the magic of the festive period. Make this year truly special when you embark on a festive rail holiday.

Yorkshire Christmas Markets

Yorkshire Christmas Markets

5 days from £545 per person

Based in the spa town of Harrogate, experience the Christmas Market in York, enjoy a vintage steam rail journey with a festive theme and visit the historic house of Castle Howard in its full Christmas glory.

Harz Mountains Christmas Markets

Harz Mountains Christmas Markets

6 days from £925 per person

The Harz Mountains' timeless towns and landscapes are perfect for a taste of Advent tradition in Germany. Our tour visits three Christmas markets, two UNESCO-listed Old Towns and enjoys an exhilarating steam train ride.

Bavarian Christmas Markets

Bavarian Christmas Markets

5 days from £775 per person

Sample the sights and smells of three Bavarian Christmas Markets by train. Regensburg, Rothenburg and arguably Germany's most famous Christmas Market, Nuremberg.


Cologne's Wonderful Markets

Cologne's Wonderful Markets

4 days from £595 per person

Cologne has seven incredible bustling Christmas markets to choose from. Sample local bratwurst, beers and mulled wine in Europe's Christmas market capital, before we pay a visit to West Germany's former capital, the magnificent city of Bonn.

Three Countries Christmas Markets

4 days from £415PP

Enjoy a relaxing Christmas break on the rugged Catalan Coast. From charming Roses we visit Cadaqués, Girona, Figueres and Barcelona.

Rhine Christmas Markets & The Vulkan Express

4 days from £495PP

Discover the splendid Christmas Markets of the Rhinelands from the enchanting riverside town of Remagen. Indulge in some festive retail therapy, sample delicious local delicacies and heritage railways.

Though the chances of snow at Christmas here in the UK are small, this is still a magical country to explore at the most festive of seasons. For those who adore the traditions of our home nations, yet want to get away from the stresses of a Christmas at home, our selection of UK Christmas tours are ideal for you.