About the tour: Cologne Christmas Markets by Eurostar

If the bigger the Christmas Market, the better, then Cologne has exactly what you’re looking for. Travelling by Eurostar from London St. Pancras, you really can make the most of your festive city break. With no less than 5 markets, ranging in size, you can pick up some unique gifts for all the family and with the aroma of mulled wine filling the air, you really will get a taste of everything great about German Christmas Markets in Cologne.

Tour Includes

  • 3 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • London St. Pancras to Brussels by Eurostar and connecting service to Cologne, and return
  • Excursions and visits as described in the itinerary

Departure Dates

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:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
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  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

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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.
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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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    Travel by Eurostar from London St. Pancras to Brussels, then by connecting service to Cologne, where you will stay for three nights.

    Two full days in Cologne to relax and explore. The Christmas market around the cathedral usually has over 100 stalls. Walk down to the Old Market, explore the aptly named Rudolfplatz and see the stalls at the Neumarkt.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return by connecting service to Brussels and onwards by Eurostar to London.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Eurostar seat supplements may apply.

    Train Times 

     Depart London St. Pancras 12:58 Depart Cologne 12:44
     Arrive Cologne 19:15 Arrive London St. Pancras 18:06

    Transfers from and to Cologne Main Station are at extra cost (approx. €20 per taxi each way). All train times are subject to change and will be re-confirmed with your travel documents.


    Single Room Supplement from £99.00 (4 days).

    Cologne Christmas Markets by Eurostar

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463


    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.

    You will stay for three nights at the 4-star Leonardo Hotel Cologne, situated within a few minutes walk of Köln-Buchforst S-Station. The hotel has a restaurant and bar. 

    Due to demand we may use other 3 or 4- star hotels in Cologne.

    Travel Extras

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

    You can park for FREE for up to seven days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £39.50 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, 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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