Ostend and Belgian Christmas Markets

Ostend and Belgian Christmas Markets

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Ostend and Belgian Christmas Markets

5 Days Starting and ending in Belgium

Visiting: Ostend, Lille, Brussels, Bruges

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

wobcm

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

8-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Activities:

Sightseeing, Walking

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Tour Overview

Enjoy a festive break to Ostend, staying at the Hotel Royal Astrid. We’ll get to explore Ostend, as well as making our way to the festive markets in Lille, Brussels and Bruges to explore Belgium and nearby France.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a festive break to Ostend, staying at the Hotel Royal Astrid.

  • We’ll get to explore Ostend, as well as making our way to the festive markets

  • Lille historical city comes to life at this time of year, and we’ll be able to buy Christmas presents

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Start From Ostend
Location: Ostend
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: The 3-star Royal Astrid Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service then to Ostend for four nights.

Day 2 : Lille
Location: Lille
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: The 3-star Royal Astrid Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We’ll begin our break with an exciting day out to nearby Lille in Northern France. Traditionally held at Place Rihour, the Christmas market is decked out with lights and colour.

This historical city comes to life at this time of year, and we’ll be able to buy Christmas presents and treat ourselves to some tasty regional specialties and festive souvenirs.

Day 3 : Brussels
Location: Brussels
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: The 3-star Royal Astrid Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning we will have free time in Ostend to explore all the town has to offer. Later in the day, we head to Brussels, where we’ll find one of Belgium’s most popular Christmas markets.

Explore the stalls dotted around the city centre, each selling a range of tasty treats and handcrafted items. Don’t forget to indulge in some mulled wine!

Day 4 : Bruges
Location: Bruges
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: The 3-star Royal Astrid Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Today we head to beautiful Bruges, famous for its medieval architecture, where we’ll get to spend time in the pretty city centre.

Enjoy some Christmas shopping at the fantastic Bruges Christmas Market, with its fairy-tale winter chalets, sparkling lights and festive decor making it a charming option. We’ll be able to buy goods ranging from traditional children’s toys to handmade jewellery and delicious chocolate treats, and there will also be an assortment of hot beverages to warm ourselves with.

Day 5 : Return Home
Location: Ostend
Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Royal Astrid Hotel in Ostend, which provides comfortable accommodation within easy reach of the shops, bars, harbour and parks. The cosy bar with fireplace is the perfect place to unwind with a drink in the evening.

Check out our Q&As

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

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  • Low Deposit

    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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