Christmas in the Black Forest

  • 8 Day Tour
  • 6 Sights Visited
  • 3 Star Rating

Dec 21

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

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Dec 22

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

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Dec 23 - Freiburg

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

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Christmas Eve - Basel

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


Christmas Day - Black Forest

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


Black Forest

Boxing Day - Schaffhausen & Stein-an-Rhein

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


Dec 27 - Strasbourg

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


Dec 28

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.


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.