Thuringia, Erfurt, Weimar and Wartburg Castle*

6 days from £489pp.


Visit: Erfurt, Germany


Visit: Weimar, Germany


Visit: Cologne, Germany

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

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

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.


    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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    You will stay for three nights at the 4-star Best Western Jena Hotel. The hotel has a restaurant and bar.

    Overnight stays in Belgium are in city-style hotels.



    Best Western Hotel Jena

    Best Western Hotel Jena

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    Best Western Hotel Jena

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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