Enjoy the festivities in the lovely Luxembourg, as we experience some of the countries many famous towns, cities and sights. On Christmas Eve join us on a coach tour to the medieval town of Echternach, known as ‘Little Switzerland’, where you can work up an appetite exploring the streets, before you return to your hotel to enjoy a 6 course dinner. On Christmas Day, join us as we visit the capital, Luxembourg City, before we again return to our hotel for an evening filled with festive fun and food. On Boxing Day, relax and enjoy time at the hotel, or take a tour of Trier, Germany’s oldest city, before returning home with wonderful memories for your Christmas holiday.
You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Grand Hotel Vianden. The hotel has a restaurant and bar.
Local departure by coach, then to Belgium for your overnight stay.
Today we will have a short visit to Diant before continuing to Luxembourg for a four-night stay.
Location: Little Switzerland
This morning we travel along the Moselle Valley to Remich, which boasts a charming town centre and a tree-lined promenade along the banks of the Moselle River. Remich is also known for its wine and great historic past. Once called ‘Remacum’, during ancient times the area became popular with fishermen and sailors. Its many beautiful sights include St Nicolas gate which was built in honour of the fishermen, St Cunibert Street, which was the birthplace of the archbishop of Cologne in the 17th century, and there are many lovely squares, fountains and churches throughout the town. After time at leisure in Remich, we travel to ‘Little Switzerland’, visiting the pretty medieval town of Echternach which is nestled in the meandering valley of the Sauer River. Echternach is an abbey town and is the oldest city in Luxembourg with stunning ancient city walls, marketplace and Gothic town houses. This evening enjoy a six-course Christmas Eve dinner.
Location: Luxembourg City
Included excursion to the capital of the Grand Duchy, before enjoying a relaxing afternoon in our hotel, preparing for the evening's festivities. Luxembourg is a tiny, little-known country in the heart of Europe, bordered by Germany, Belgium and France. Luxembourg has lots to offer from fine dining to a Science Centre or you could even enjoy a walk around the city itself. Tonight, we enjoy a six-course dinner followed by music and dancing.
Location: Free Time or Trier
After breakfast join our optional excursion into neighbouring Germany and to Trier, Germany’s oldest city. Emperor Augustus founded Trier as a Roman colony in 16 B.C. It then became the favoured residence of several Roman emperors and was even known as ‘Roma Secunda’, the second Rome. The Cathedral of Trier is one of the main sights of the city. It was originally built by Constantine the Great, the first Christian Roman Emperor and is the oldest church in Germany. It houses great works of art as well as the Holy Robe, a garment said to have been worn by Jesus when he was crucified. You can see the impressive Porta Nigra, which once formed part of the city's Roman Walls as well as many other attractions.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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