Thuringia, Erfurt, Weimar and Wartburg Castle*

  • 6 Day Tour
  • 10 Sights Visited
  • 4 Star Rating

Day 1

Local departure by coach then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Day 2

We head through Belgium and Germany to our hotel in Jena for a three-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Wartburg Castle* (Nov 25 2016)

One of the highlights of our tour as we head to Eisenach, where a very special Christmas market is held in the courtyard of the impressive Wartburg Castle.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Wartburg Castle

Day 3 - Gera (Dec 6 2016)

Join our included excursion to the pretty town of Gera, which takes on magical, fairytale atmosphere at this special time of year! Explore the delights of the Geraer Märchenmarkt.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Erfurt and Weimar

Included excursion to Erfurt Christmas market, which is the largest in Thuringia and one of the prettiest in the whole of Germany. The Domplatz is the perfect setting, with around 200 little wooden huts and an enormous 25 metre high Christmas tree, decorated with hundreds of candles. We continue to Weimar, where you can enjoy the magical atmosphere around the beautifully decorated Market square, Schillerstrasse and Theaterplatz. Organ music and carol singing in the churches and market square add to the festive charm of this UNESCO World Heritage town. Enjoy a glass of hot mulled wine, Christmas cookies and the famous Thuringian grilled sausages.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



Erfurt Christmas Markets

Weimar Christmas Markets

Day 5 - Cologne

We leave Jena and head to the cathedral city of Cologne, with the opportunity to visit some of the Christmas markets. Continue to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast


Cologne Christmas Markets

Day 6

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £85; travel insurance from £44.95.


FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.