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Christmas Markets Luxembourg, Metz & Trier
10th – 13th December
Luxembourg city, Metz (France), Echternach, Vianden and Trier (Germany)
FRIDAY, 10TH DECEMBER:
We meet at the airport at 4.00pm for our Ryanair flight departure to Luxembourg departing at 6.00pm. On arrival at 8.40pm we are transferred to our 4 star Hotel Melia Luxembourg, our hotel for the next 3 nights. In the hotel you find the AQUA Restaurant, which serves Mediterranean cuisine in a casual yet stylish setting.
SATURDAY, 11TH DECEMBER:
Our first optional excursion is to Metz, a charming French provincial city in the Lorraine region located on the east side of the Moselle River, between Nancy and Luxembourg. We visit the old town and the spectacular Christmas markets in the town square. The town is highlighted by charming festive decorations, With its bright lights, festive atmosphere and the delicious scent of freshly cooked delicacies, we’ll have an amazing time at this market. In the evening we return to our hotel in Luxembourg.
SUNDAY, 12TH DECEMBER:
Our optional excursion of today will take us to visit Echternach, Luxembourg’s pretty oldest town. The historic town centre feature a Gothic market square and the remains of the medieval city walls are still visible. The market square filled with Christmas stalls gives and added attraction to this town. A visit to the Abbey of Echternach is suggested to admire the unique stained glasses.We later take a short drive to Trier, Germany’s oldest city. The Trier Christmas Market is set on the medieval Main Market and in front of the imposing backdrop of Trier Cathedral. Festively decorated little wooden huts offer a wide range of Christmas articles including decorations, wooden toys, candles, hand-blown glassware, ceramics, crafts and much more. There are also plenty of tasty treats available such as bratwurst sausages, potato pancakes, sweets, hot tea and ‘glühwein’ to stave off the cold.
MONDAY, 13TH DECEMBER:
On our last day join the leader for an optional excursion and visit the city of Luxembourg and the old medieval town of Vianden. We start with the Luxembourg city discovering the top attractions and hidden gems. We will discover, among many others, the prestigious grand ducal Palace, the Corniche also known as the “most beautiful balcony in Europe” as well as the Bock promontory, the cradle of Luxembourg City. We visit Vianden* and the picturesque old town. We are bound to bump into another Christmas market before we end our short break in this lovely and unique city. We later return to our hotel and pick up our luggage (Check out in the morning) and drive to the airport for our flight back to Malta departing at 9.15pm and arriving in Malta at 11.50pm.
* (subject to weather conditions as there is a short walk to the castle and path can be slippery).
Price per person
€389 Adult in Triple
€399 Adult in Twin
€549 Adult in Single
€299 Child sharing with 2 adults
Ryanair return flights to Luxembourg airport
including 10kg hand luggage
3 nights in 4 star Melia Hotel Luxembourg or similar
Extensive buffet breakfast
Return airport transfers
Services of tour leader
Airport taxes and Insolvency Fund
CHILD UNDER 12 PAYS HALF