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The magic of a traditional German Christmas Market is casting more visitors under its spell every year and Dortmund claims to be one of the largest Christmas Markets in Germany with over 300 stalls packed around a gigantic Christmas tree creation that stands 45 metres tall and reputed to be the biggest in the world. Made up of 1700 individual fir trees, its 13000 lights bathe the Christmas proceedings in a seasonal and warming glow.
Arcadia Grand Hotel, Dortmund
This 4 star hotel in Dortmund offers spacious accommodation, a spa and free internet in public areas. It lays opposite the Westfalenhallen exhibition grounds. The air-conditioned rooms and suites of the Arcadia Dortmund hotel include satellite TV, a minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. Wi-Fi internet is also available. The Arcadia spa area has a sauna, Jacuzzi, solarium and gym. Regional and international cuisine is served in the Davidis restaurant. Drinks are available in the Overbeck bar throughout the day.
Day 1 Morning departure from your local pick-up point, we then head to Folkestone to board our Euro tunnel train to Calais. Making our way through France, Belgium and Holland with stops en-route arriving in Dortmund early evening where our evening meal will be available after settling in to our rooms.
Day 2 Today we enjoy a full day excursion to Dortmund. With more than 300 stalls, Dortmund's Christmas Market is one of the largest in Germany with artistic handycrafts, decorations, unusual toys and lots more on offer including local delicacies like sausages and Westphalian grilled ham. Its number one attraction is a gigantic Christmas tree creation - the largest of its kind in the world. This giant tree is decorated with thousands of ornaments and lights which bathe the Christmas proceedings in a festive glow.
Day 3 Today we visit Dusseldorf and its Christmas Market. The largest collections of Christmas stalls again being located in the Marketplaz in front of the town hall where typical Christmas items are available from carved wooden nutcrackers to hand blown glass. Evening meal at hotel.
Day 4 We leave after breakfast travelling back through Germany into Belgium and France with stops en-route before boarding our train in Calais for our return leg to Folkestone. We should arrive back in Chelmsford mid-evening.
Single supplement £93.70 | Insurance £29.50
Includes Insurance Premium Tax (IPT)
Once again Lodges have come up trumps with the Mystery Weekend, it was really marvellous - good food and excellent hotel. Andrew, our coach driver, was very, very caring.
Val & John
FINANCIAL FAILURE INSURANCE: In accordance with 'The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992' all passengers booking with J. W. Lodge & Sons Limited are fully protected for the initial deposit and subsequently the balance of all the monies paid to us, including repatriation if required, arising from cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of J. W. Lodge & Sons Limited.
There is no requirement for Financial Protection of day trip, and none is provided. This insurance is only valid for packages booked that DO NOT include flights.
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This insurance has been arranged by Wrightsure Services Hampshire Limited with International Passenger Protection Limited and is underwritten by certain Underwriters at Lloyd's.
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