Join us on a new short break for 2017 offering the chance to visit the medieval European city of Bruges and it's annual Christmas Market. With its beautiful setting, the most famous Christmas Markets in Belgium offers the best of winter products & Christmas gifts. We travel with P&O on a relaxing mini-cruise, travelling overnight on the North Sea to Zeebrugge. On the outward journey we visit the Otley Victorian Fayre & Christmas Market and on our return the ancient city of York.
CURRENCY - Currency required for this tour will be the Euro.
PASSPORT - Required.
The price includes standard 2 berth inside cabins. Low berth & outside cabins are available (see supplements below). Cabins include en suite WC and shower, toiletries, bedding & towels, Continental plug points, Clothes hooks & hangers, Air conditioning and reading lights.
Departing mid-morning we travel to Otley where we enjoy a couple of hours at the Victorian Fayre & Christmas Market. Later we continue to Hull where we board the P&O overnight sailing to Zeebrugge. Once you have checked into your cabin you can relax and un-wind on-board, enjoy a meal in the Kitchen Restaurant (price not included) or listen to the pianist in the bar.
We arrive in Zeebrugge at approx. 9am and transfer to Bruges for a full day in one of Europe's most ancient locations. The choice is yours, visit the traditional Christmas market or for something a little different visit the impressive Snow & Ice Sculpture Festival, a magical world of snow, ice and light held in the square just in front of the city's train station (entry not included). We depart at 5pm, returning to Zeebrugge for our return overnight sailing to Hull (meals not included).
After disembarking we travel home via the city of York, visiting the St Nicholas Fair that lines the streets with snug wooden chalets and twinkling lights. Stallholders will be selling unique gifts including jewellery, homewares, crafts and local wines and cheeses. To add the festive atmosphere, scents of hot mulled wine and roasted chestnuts will fill the air. We continue our journey, arriving into our local area early evening.
2 nights accommodation in 2 berth inside cabins (meals not included), Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver, Excursion - excluding any entry fees
DEPOSIT: £20.00 per person
Single supplement: £30.00, Outside cabin single occupancy: £35.00 return, Outside cabin supplement: 18.00 per person return, Lower berth supplement: £14.00 per person return, Return dinner & breakfast package on P&O Ferries: £50.00 per person in the Kitchen Restaurant.