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Holiday type City breaks
Country Germany
Travel type Fly
Price range From £399
Travel partner Newmarket Holidays
Duration 3 nights
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Cologne Christmas Markets

Cologne at Christmas is a uniquely festive place. Christmas markets spring up in half a dozen locations, including the narrow streets of the old town, and offer a plethora of seasonal gifts, trinkets and decorations. See them for yourself on this wonderful festive city break.


  • Return flights from your local airport to Cologne
  • One suitcase allowance per person
  • Three nights' bed and continental breakfast accommodation in your chosen hotel Return airport-to-hotel coach transfers
  • A guided city tour
  • The services of a Newmarket Tour Manager
  • Government taxes and service charges
  • Single rooms are available for a supplement
Day One
Fly to Germany and transfer to your hotel. After check-in, you're free to explore. Why not enjoy the atmosphere of Cologne's celebrated old town, tucked between the Cathedral and the mighty Rhine, and its lively bars and cosy restaurants?

Day Two
Join our included walking tour, and see Cologne's soaring cathedral and lovingly restored old town surrounding it. Afterwards head to the historic 'Neumarkt' and 'Altermarkt' squares to wander the stalls, sip hot gluehwein, and sample tasty Bratwurst, spicy gingerbread and other unusual sweets at Cologne's two most beautiful Christmas markets. Exploring elsewhere, you'll find still more festive distractions. From the 'fairytale market' in Rudolf Platz to the floating market in front of the Old Town all Cologne is abuzz with excitement.

Day Three
Today you're free to continue exploring Cologne, or to join our fascinating optional excursion along the beautiful Ahr Valle to Ahrweiler. Explore this delightful town of half-timbered buildings and Gothic churches, medieval walls and an ancient market square - upon which the town's Christmas market makes a colourful spectacle.

Day Four
Transfer back to the airport for check-in and your flight home.

Dorint Sofitel an der Messe

This elegant hotel is conveniently located just a mile from the old town.

The Dorint has its own Beauty and Wellness Centre, which features an indoor pool, a sauna, a steam bath and a fitness centre (all free of charge to guests). Other amenities include a cocktail bar and restaurants.Each bedroom is well furnished, and offers private facilities, a direct-dial telephone, a hairdryer, satellite TV, an iron and ironing board and tea- and coffee-making facilities."A comfortable hotel with excellent facilities."

Hotel Conti

The modern and friendly Conti hotel is located in the Belgian quarter of the city, near cafes, bars and restaurants, and is a very short walk from the tram station.

The hotel has its own Thai restaurant, which is open every day except Mondays.All the bedrooms have private facilities, hairdryers, direct-dial telephones and satellite TV."Really good value for money."

Maritim Hotel Cologne

The Maritim Hotel Cologne is situated on the banks of the Rhine, in the heart of the city, very close to the cathedral and the main railway station.

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