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Ostend, Bruges & Ghent Christmas Markets

5 Days / 4 Nights

Soak up the atmosphere of Christmas Markets and enjoy the bright seaside resort of Ostend - famous for its long stretch of sandy beaches, vibrant night life, colourful bars and seafood restaurants.


Price Includes:

  • Coach travel and Channel crossing by ferry or Eurotunnel
  • 4 nights half board accommdoation at the Hotel New Astoria, (or similar) in Ostend
  • Excursions as detailed

Not Included:

  • Personal expenditure, gratuities, admission charges
  • Any charges made by hotel for use of facilities
  • Travel insurance
  • Single room supplement

Your Itinerary:

We start with a local departure for our journey to France via the cross Channel ferry or Eurotunnel to Belgium. Accommodation has been reserved for 4 nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at the Hotel New Astoria (or similar).  All rooms have private facilities and features include a restaurant and bar.  The hotel is located within walking distance of the town centre and beach.

During your stay we have included these great excursions:

  • A visit to the ‘Chocolate and Lace’ city of Bruges. Discover the Mediaeval architecture, quaint cobbled streets and picturesque network of canals and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre. The Christmas market is famed for its beautifully wrapped chocolates, coloured sweets and handsome decorations
  • A visit to the Belgium capital of Brussels. The Christmas market offers a wealth of Christmas gift ideas and treats from hand made toys and crafts to seasonal gastronomic delights
  • The beautiful city of Ghent. Discover the magnificent canals and glorious Flemish buildings

On day 5, after breakfast, we take you to Adinkerke. Here there is a wide selection of tobacco and wine warehouses etc. Please remember Customs limits must be adhered to. Return back to the UK later on.


Important Note: Harry Shaw cannot guarantee that any aspects of the Christmas markets will be available during your visit. If Christmas markets are not open or any aspect is missing there will be no compensation payable.


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