Christmas in the Black Forest

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Black Forest

Visit: Black Forest, Germany

Black Forest

Visit: Black Forest, Germany

Black Forest

Visit: Black Forest, Germany

Lush, wooded mountains give the Black Forest its name and create an idylic backdrop on this Christmas tour.

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

    Continue to our hotel in the Black Forest for a five-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Optional excursion to Frieburg. Soak up the festive atmosphere of this lively old town.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We head to Switzerland and to the city of Basel on our optional excursion. The city enjoys an idyllic location between the Swiss Jura, Germany's Schwarzwald and the Vosges of France's Alsace.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included scenic morning drive through the rolling mountains and picturesque evergreen forest of the Schwarzwald (Black Forest). Visit the pretty lakeside village of Titisee, where we include lunch in a local restaurant.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Optional excursion to Schaffhausen and Stein-an-Rhein, two pretty towns just over the border in Switzerland, where the shopkeepers in the old town elaborately decorate their shop windows to depict a fairytale. In Schaffhausen, enjoy a stroll and shop in the narrow, medieval streets.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    En route to northern France for an overnight stay we visit Strasbourg. Take in the Christmas market or the enchanting old quarters like 'La Petite France'.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

    Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £129; 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 five nights at the 3-star Alemannenhof in the Black Forest town of Rickenbach. The hotel has a bar and restaurant which are situated in the main building, along with some of the bedrooms. The remaining bedrooms are situated in the newer annexe, which is close to the main building. Both buildings have a lift.


    Overnight stays in northern France will be in city-style hotels. 


    Alemannenhof Hotel Engel

    Alemannenhof Hotel Engel

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    Alemannenhof Hotel Engel

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • 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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