Berlin Christmas Markets

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Enjoy the enchanting atmosphere, unique decorations and variety of indulgent delicacies on this magical festive break to Berlin!

Accommodation
You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Leonardo Hotel Berlin, located in the Charlottenburg district and a short distance from the popular Kurfurstendamm shopping street. Overnight stays in Belgium are in city-style hotels.
Destinations
  • Europe
  • Germany
Tour Types
  • 50 plus
  • Seniors
  • UK Coach Departures
Departure Points
  • Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service
7-day itinerary
Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay



Day 2

Continue to the Berlin area for a four-night stay.

Breakfast, Dinner



Day 3 Berlin

Today, enjoy an included orientation tour of the city by coach and then on foot. Your guide will introduce you to the famous sights of the city and point out the all-important Christmas markets.

Few cities have seen as many changes over recent years as Berlin, and today you can enjoy a full day exploring all it has to offer. Having regained its pre-war status as the capital of Germany, Berlin now thrives on its exciting new architecture, youthful vibrancy and rich cultural diversity. The city has a cosmopolitan buzz that makes it one of Europe’s favourite destinations; offering something for everyone, find everything from fantastic gastronomic experiences and art exhibitions, to shopping, culture, history and more.

After the orientation tour, the remainder of the day is at leisure, and with such a chequered past, there is plenty for you to see and explore at your own pace. If you are looking to experience the charm of winter magic, Berlin is the perfect place to do so with its variety of Christmas markets dotted all over the city – be sure to indulge in some festive treats as you enjoy the sights!

Breakfast



Day 4 Brandenburg an der Havel & Potsdam

Today, our optional excursion takes us firstly to Brandenburg an der Havel, where you can see the brightly lit Neustädtischer Markt and skating rink in the centre of town. The stalls feature delightful art and craft items, and tasty local foods to sample.

Later, we continue to Potsdam, famous for its parks, palaces and history of film-making. The colourful Blauen Lichterglanz Christmas market takes place on Luisenplatz and Brandenburgerstraße in the Old Town, where you can enjoy a stroll through the historic centre and browse the bustling shops in ‘Germany’s Hollywood’.

Breakfast



Day 5 Berlin

Enjoy a day at leisure for further exploration of Berlin and the Christmas markets.

The Alexanderplatz Christmas market is one of the most popular to visit; here you can find traditional craft and Christmas items, and perhaps sample Bratworst, gingerbread or a warming gluhwein! Visitors can see the walk-in Christmas pyramid, decorated with over 5000 lights.

The Winter World Christmas market on Potsdamer Platz is also well worth a visit, with many handicrafts and local delicacies on offer, as well as a large open-air ice rink!

For a more Scandinavian twist, visit the Lucia Christmas market at the Kulturbrauerei (Cultural Brewery) situated in the Prezlauer Berg district of Berlin. The Christmas market here is named after Lucia, the Nordic goddess of light, and this is a popular market with those looking for a romantic atmosphere.

If you would like to visit a more nostalgic Christmas market, head to the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church at Breitscheidplatz, where you will find traditional items such as tree decorations, candles and wooden figurines.

The Gendarmenmarkt Christmas market takes place on one of the most beautiful squares in the city, and here you may find exhibitors such as woodcarvers, dressmakers and other craftspeople. (Please note that this market has an entrance charge of approximately €1.)

Entrance costs to any markets or places of interest are at additional cost.

Breakfast



Day 6

We leave our hotel and commence our return journey through Germany, and on to our overnight hotel in Belgium.

Breakfast



Day 7

Return home.

Breakfast





You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

Dates Price Single Availability
13-Dec-2021 for 7 Nights Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service Visit website
12-Dec-2022 for 7 Nights Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service Visit website

Touring with Leger Holidays

Boasting over 35 years’ experience and an interesting and varied selection of planned itineraries, Leger Holidays has become the leading provider of escorted touring holidays across the UK, Europe and beyond. In addition to being able to take you to the most incredible destinations throughout the world, this award-winning company provides an excellent choice of experiences and great-value escorted tours to ensure you get the very most out of your holiday. With Ledger Holidays, you can relax in the knowledge that everything will be taken care of from the moment you book.

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Then there’s the wide array of exciting experiences and  to choose from. No matter which destination you pick, you can join fully escorted tours with trained drivers, expert local guides and highly experienced crews. Ledger Holidays offers more than 180 tours and excursions, which means you never have to waste precious time planning and organising your trips and experiences. Simply select the escorted tours that excite you the most, then sit back, relax and let Ledger Holidays take care of the rest. Enjoy a thrilling weekend at the Belgian Grand Prix, go on a grand alpine adventure in Austria or explore the Baltic capitals and highlights of Scandinavia. Alternatively, discover the jewels of Croatia, see the very best of Jersey or tour the must-see sites in Israel’s old city of Jerusalem – your options are endless.

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