We start with a local departure for our journey via the cross Channel ferry or Eurotunnel to the Continent. From here we make our way to our hotel – the Vayamundo, set on the beach promenade in Ostend – a few steps away from the North Sea and the sandy white beaches. Features include modern guest rooms, an on-site restaurant, an indoor swimming pool and a wellness area. (Some facilities chargeable). All rooms have private facilities. Buffet breakfast and dinner, with free drinks, is included on each evening.
The nearest tram stop is within easy walking distance and connects to De Panne. The city centre of Ostend is approximately 2.9 miles away.
On day 2 there is time to explore the seaside town of Ostend and enjoy its festive atmosphere. In 2018 the Christmas market returns and there are beautiful Christmas lights and many activities to enjoy throughout the city.
On day 3 we take you 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.
On day 4 we call in at a wine and beer warehouse. Please remember all items must be for personal consumption and Customs and Excise limits must be adhered to. Return home later on.