Bruges Christmas Markets

Bruges Christmas Markets

Visit the medieval city of Bruges, with its beautiful setting, home to the most famous markets in Belgium. You will certainly return home in a Christmassy mood!


Visit the medieval city of Bruges, with its beautiful setting, home to the most famous markets in Belgium. You will certainly return home in a Christmassy mood!

Hotel Academie, Bruges


The four star Academie Hotel is situated right in the historic “golden triangle” of Brugge, just 50 metres from the famous Minnewater (Lake of Love) and with easy access on foot to the city centre. The stylish rooms all feature air-conditioning, telephone and satellite TV. Other facilities include a restaurant and bar, plus a lovely winter garden and terrace. Lift to all floors.


Price Includes:


  • Luxury Coach travel with experienced driver

  • 2 nights’ overnight ferry Hull to Rotterdam

  • 1-night bed and breakfast in Bruges

  • Visits to the Christmas markets




Morning departure from the local area, we travel to York for some free time before we continue the journey to Hull for our evening ferry to Rotterdam.


Leaving the ferry around 8.00am we will make our way to the hotel in Bruges. You will have the rest of the day to explore Bruges and its colourful Christmas Markets, with its festively decorated stalls selling everything from jewellery to roasted chestnuts, and an open-air skating rink built around the main square. Bruges offers a fantastic choice for Christmas shopping.


After breakfast you will depart the hotel for a short visit to Antwerp. The Christmas markets will be in full swing. Antwerp has a rich cultural heritage and you will find a great range of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. In the late afternoon you will re-join the coach to continue your journey to Rotterdam for the P&O ferry.


Departing the ferry around 8.30am we journey home from Hull, with comfort stops en-route. Arriving back to Cumbria mid-afternoon.

Monday 27th November 2017

4 Days

Price per adult twin or double: £279.00

Single Supplement: £90.00

Deposit £10.00 per person


Balance due 8 weeks prior to travel


Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Annan Bus Stop at Market Square, Beside the war memorial
Annan DG12 6AN
Aspatria Bus Stop outside Library Car Park
Market Square, Aspatria CA7 3HB
Brampton The Sands (Bus stop), Brampton
on the Newcastle side CA8 1UG (A6071)
Carlisle/Travel Centre Reays Travel Centre, 11-13 Devonshire Street
Carlisle CA3 8LG
Cockermouth, Aldi Aldi Cockermouth, Low Road,
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 4HH
Distington Rathbone's, Main Street
Main Street, Distington, Workington CA14 5XJ
Dumfries Tourist Information Centre, Whitesands
64 White Sands, Dumfries DG1 2RS
Eastriggs Bus Stop, Annan Road (opposite Halifax Road)
Eastriggs, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway DG12 6QF
Egremont Market Place bus stop, opposite Co-op, Egremont
CA22 2DD
Gretna Gretna Inn, Annan Road
121 Annan Road, Gretna DG16 5DN
Haltwhistle Outside Railway Station
Harrington, Galloping Hor Galloping Horse Inn, 95 Main Road
High Harrington, Workington CA14 4NQ
Hexham Outside TIC, Wentworth Car Park
Keswick Booth's Store, Bus Station
Tithebarn Street, Keswick CA12 5EA
Maryport, Curzon Street Co-op Store, Curzon Street
Maryport CA15 6DA
Penrith Railway Station Car Park
Ullswater Road, Penrith CA11 7JQ
Shap Memorial Hall
Tebay Truckstop Services (M6 Junction 38)
Warwick Bridge (Day) Bus Stop (opposite Petrol Station)
Warwick Bridge, CA4 8PL
Whitehaven Bus Stop (opposite Shipwrights Arms)
Whitehaven, CA28 7XE
Wigton Bus Station, King Street
Wigton CA7 9EP
Wigton Depot Reays Coaches Depot, Strawberry Fields, Syke Park
Wigton CA7 9NE
Workington Seaton Bus Stop (opposite M&S Car Park)
Workington CA14 3AB

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