Christmas Market Breaks – Holidays by Coach, Air & River

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Christmas Market Breaks – Get in the mood for Christmas and enjoy a short break in one of many interesting destinations throughout the UK and Europe. Christmas markets have Christmas Market Holidaysbeen around for many years and are as popular as ever. For many it's the perfect holiday where you can shop for unusual Christmas gifts, sample interesting food and visit somewhere new. There are so many options from travel by luxury coach or flights for those who want to get there quickly. There are also river cruise holidays where you can visit more than one destination during your holiday.


Shearings Christmas Markets Breaks

Shearings Coach HolidaysShearings Christmas market breaks offer a number of UK holidays that include Lincoln, Bournemouth, Whitby, Glasgow, Melrose and more. The Shearings Christmas Market break to Scarborough includes a visit to York where you can explore the festive St Nicolas Fayre. The Shearings Christmas Melrose break includes a visit to Edinburgh and it's many shops and popular Christmas market. Shearings European Christmas markets cover many different towns and cities throughout Europe. The Shearings Christmas markets Europe deals feature specific destinations or a combination of destinations. With Shearings you can visit Lille, Brussels and Bruges which includes a visit to three different Christmas markets. Shearings holidays Three Countries Christmas Markets holiday includes a visit to Liege, Aachen and Valkenburg. Whilst in Valkenburg you could enjoy the markets, the caves and perhaps even the Christmas parade. Christmas markets river cruises are another popular option. You can sit back and relax and enjoy the scenery and get some Christmas shopping during on of the many visits to the different towns and cities along the way. Typically the Christmas market holidays are available for 2,4 & 5 day durations and are offered from late November to the middle of December. For more details on any Shearings Holiday > click here

Shearings offer Christmas breaks from the following regions:

  • East Midlands
  • North East
  • North West & North Wales
  • South East
  • South West,
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire & Humberside

You can also select a Shearings Christmas Market holiday that offers other options that may be of more interest to you. You can use the filters on their Christmas Market holiday search to find breaks that are best for anyone looking for:

  • Activities
  • Beach
  • City
  • Culture
  • Entertainment
  • Food and Drink
  • Gardens
  • History
  • Nature
  • Scenery
  • Seaside
  • Shopping

Leger Holidays Christmas Markets Holidays and Tours

Leger Coach HolidaysLeger Holidays Christmas market holidays offer tours and river cruises. Some of their tours are very popular and offer holidaymakers/shoppers lots of opportunities to see the sites and get some serious shopping in! Lager Holidays Festive Salzburg, Munich & Innsbruck Christmas Markets holiday combines Alpine scenery with lots of festive fun! On this trip you can cover the Munich Christmas Market, the Salzburg Christmas Markets and enjoy the Innsbruck Christmas Market which is set in it's unique Alpine location adding to its popularity and charm. Most of the Leger holidays offer optional extra tours such as guided walking tours or sightseeing tours and even horse and carriage rides. If you fancy something closer to home Leger also offer a holiday to the York Christmas Markets & Grassington Dickensian Festival, This 4 day Lager holiday includes travel by executive coach plus a 3 nights hotel stay with English breakfast. Travel by train on the Leger Brussels Christmas Markets holiday. This trip includes return travel from London direct to Brussels by Eurostar plus three nights accommodation with continental breakfast in the 4-star Pullman Hotel Brussels Midi, for more details on any Lager holiday > click here

Alfa Travel Christmas Markets Holidays

Alfa Travel Coach HolidaysAlfa Travel Christmas Market breaks are all in the UK with departures from the North east, North West, the South, the Midlands and Yorkshire & Humberside. There are Alfa Travel Christmas shopping breaks to lots of destinations and different Christmas markets. Alfa Travel offer the Alpine Market in Bournemouth, Porthcawl’s Christmas Farmers & Artisan Market, I Love Wight Christmas Market at The Garlic Farm, Sandbank Christmas Fair in Dunoon, Totnes Night Market in Torquay and many more! > click here

Just Go Holidays Christmas Markets

Just Go HolidaysJust Go Holidays have a few coach holidays covering the UK Christmas markets in Skipton & Grassington, York, Exeter and Manchester. Just Go holidays also feature a few Continental Christmas markets in the Valkenburg area which includes trips to Maastricht Christmas Market, Valkenburg Christmas Market and also Cologne Christmas Markets. Alternatively Just Go offer the Rhine Valley Christmas Markets plus Cologne & Koblenz for three nights at a selected 3-star hotel in Remagen. > more

Shearings Self Drive Christmas Markets

If you are unable to join one of the coach pick up points or just prefer to travel at your own pace then you may still be able to enjoy a self drive Christmas market break. Shearings offer self drive breaks that use the same hotels at their Christmas Markets coach breaks do. All you need to do is select the appropriate hotel and copy the itinerary of the Christmas market holiday on the Shearings official website. You may not be able to get the exact date however you should get something around the same time and make your own festive break. The Shearings hotel options include Bay hotels, Bay preferred hotels, Coast & Country hotels & Country living hotels.

Here are some of the Christmas Market Holidays & Breaks to Choose from. Not all options are available from all departure points around the UK.

Christmas Market Break / HolidayDurationBoardCompany
Half Board - Bournemouth Christmas Market4 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Weekend Plus Bournemouth Christmas Market4 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Lincoln Christmas Market2 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Half Board Weekend Scarborough and York Christmas Market4 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Half Board Bournemouth and Salisbury Christmas Market5 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Weekend Plus Scarborough and York Christmas Market4 DaysVariousShearings
Half Board Weekend - Melrose and Edinburgh Christmas Market4 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Weekend Plus Melrose Christmas Market4 DaysVariousShearings
Half Board Weekend - Whitby and York Christmas Market4 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Birmingham Christmas Market and a Victorian Christmas4 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Half-Board Weston-super-Mare and Bath Christmas Market5 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Weekend Plus - Whitby and York Christmas Market4 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Bay Inclusive Bournemouth and Salisbury Christmas Market5 DaysBay InclusiveShearings
Turkey and Tinsel Weymouth and Salisbury Christmas Market5 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Coast and Country Weston-super-Mare and Bath Christmas Market, Inclusive5 DaysCoast & Country InclusiveShearings
Country Living Harrogate and York Christmas Market5 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Coronation Street and Manchester Christmas Market4 DaysHalf BoardShearings
Valkenburg, Aachen & Cologne* Christmas Markets4 - 5 DaysVariousLeger
Magical Markets of the Rhine Valley4 - 5 DaysVariousLeger
Brussels & Valkenburg Christmas Markets4 DaysVariousLeger
Festive Salzburg, Munich & Innsbruck Christmas Markets7 DaysVariousLeger
4-Star Düsseldorf & Cologne Christmas Markets4 DaysVariousLeger
Cruising the Christmas Markets of the Rhine Valley4 - 5 DaysVariousLeger
Lille, Ypres, Bruges & Brussels* Christmas Markets4 - 5 DaysVariousLeger
Luxembourg & Trier Christmas Markets4 - 5 DaysVariousLeger
Magical Cologne & Aachen Christmas Markets4 DaysVariousLeger
Bavarian & Baden-Württemberg Christmas Markets6 DaysVariousLeger
Bruges, Arras & Lille Christmas Markets4 DaysVariousLeger
Medieval Amiens & Rouen Christmas Markets4 DaysVariousLeger
York Christmas Markets & Grassington Dickensian Festival4 DaysVariousLeger
Bavarian Christmas Markets, Nuremberg, Bamberg & Würzburg6 DaysVariousLeger
Christmas Markets in Ypres & Lille and Battlefields of the Western Front4 - 5 DaysVariousLeger
Christmas in the Bavarian Forest7 DaysVariousLeger
Austrian Lake District, Linz & Salzburg Christmas Markets7 DaysVariousLeger
The Black Forest & Christmas Markets of Strasbourg, Colmar & Freiburg6 DaysVariousLeger
Copenhagen, Lübeck & Münster Christmas Markets7 DaysVariousLeger
Amsterdam Festive Season & Light Festival4 DaysVariousLeger
Berlin Christmas Markets by Air4 DaysVariousLeger
Lille & Bruges Christmas Markets for Single Travellers4 DaysVariousLeger
Paris Christmas Markets4 DaysVariousLeger
Monschau & Aachen Christmas Markets4 DaysVariousLeger
Prague, Vienna & Bratislava Christmas Markets7 DaysVariousLeger
Ljubljana Christmas Markets by Air5 DaysVariousLeger
Prague Christmas Markets by Air5 DaysVariousLeger
Brussels Christmas Markets by Eurostar4 DaysVariousLeger
Battlefields, Breweries & Christmas Markets4 DaysVariousLeger
Picturesque Lake Constance, Feldkirch & Zürich Christmas Markets7 DaysVariousLeger
German Advent – Heidelberg, Speyer & Germany’s Wine Route6 DaysVariousLeger
Christmas Markets of Medieval Hannover, Hamelin, Goslar & Cologne6 DaysVariousLeger
North Devon Christmas Market5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Totnes Night Market5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Eastbourne Indoor Christmas Market5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Whitby Christmas Festival5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Llandudno Christmas Fayre5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Porthcawl’s Christmas Farmers & Artisan Market5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Sandbank Christmas Fair5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
I love Wight Christmas Market at The Garlic Farm5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Bognor Old Town Artisan Christmas Market5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Cornwall Christmas Fair5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Christmas Fayre and Santa’s Grotto Tenby5 DaysVariousAlfa Travel
Three Countries Christmas Markets4 DaysVariousJust Go Holidays
York St Nicholas Fayre & Chatsworth House2 DaysVariousJust Go Holidays
Skipton & Grassington Christmas Markets3 DaysVariousJust Go Holidays
Rhine Valley Christmas Markets – Cologne & Koblenz4 DaysVariousJust Go Holidays
Manchester Christmas Markets Weekend2 DaysVariousJust Go Holidays
Exeter Christmas Market3 DaysVariousJust Go Holidays
Christmas on the Cobbles & Manchester Christmas Markets2 DaysVariousJust Go Holidays

Check the holiday details before you confirm any Christmas Market holiday to make sure it meets your requirements so you get the trip you deserve.