About the tour: 5-Star Brussels & Bruges Christmas Markets

Enjoy a brilliant Belgian Christmas holiday, heading to two of the most popular markets in Europe, whilst enjoying the full 5-star luxury. Head to both Brussels Christmas Markets and the Bruges Christmas Market staying in a fantastic 5-star hotel in the centre of Brussels right in the heart of the Place Jourdan. Spend time at leisure wandering around the twinkling market stalls in two of Belgium’s most visited destinations. From the quaint and picturesque city of Bruges to the show stopping capital of Brussels, you will be full of festive cheer after visiting these two spectacular Christmas markets.

Tour Includes

  • 3 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by Silver Service coach

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

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Tour Itinerary

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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    Local departure by coach, then to our 5-star hotel in Brussels for a three-night stay.

    Included day in Brussels. The city boasts a host of fascinating monuments, buildings and museums, along with countless cafés, restaurants and boutiques. During the festive period the centrepiece of Brussels is the local Christmas market, with its cheerful lights, delicious aromas and a vast number of stalls where you will find all kinds of traditional gifts, including handmade crafts and tasty festive foods including pots of moules (mussels), Belgian frites (fries), delicious Belgian waffles and, of course, Belgium’s world-famous chocolates and beer. Not to be missed is a visit to the Grand Place, one of the most beautiful squares in Europe with its Baroque and Gothic style architecture, decorated in festive lights and garlands. Explore the quaint little backstreets leading off the Grand Place where you will find more inviting eateries along the Rue de Bouchers and stroll to the Galeries Saint Hubert, a glass-roofed arcade full of cafés, shops and theatres.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Included Highlights

    • Brussels

    Today we include a visit to Bruges. Known as the 'Venice of the North', it is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, where canals crossed with pretty, humpback bridges and winding, cobbled streets lead to picturesque market squares. The famous Belfry is one of the city’s most prominent symbols, towering above the bustling Christmas markets below.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Included Highlights

    • Bruges

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast



    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.

    The 5-star Sofitel Brussels Europe is situated on Place Jourdan, in the heart of Brussels, surrounded by a good selection of restaurants and bars. Schuman metro station is just 600m away offering easy access to the rest of Brussels. Sofitel Brussels Europe is a truly elegant hotel with all of the 149 well-appointed rooms offering complimentary WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities and flat screen TV.

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      Travel Extras

      Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

      You can park for FREE for up to nine days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £41.50 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

      To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, select option 1, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

      On most holidays if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines. Excludes holidays to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

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