Christmas markets & shopping trips



us flagCraft Cruises

based: USA

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Craft themed cruises catering for travellers who enjoy a shared travel experience, cultural exchange and learning new skills. Typical cruises include: knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, hand spinning, beading, mixed media and Christmas craft markets.

| theme cruises | beadwork | knitting | needlepoint/cross-stitch | mixed media | Christmas shopping/markets | USA | Worldwide |


uk flagDFDS Seaways

based: UK
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Christmas market breaks and mini-cruises from Newcastle​ to Bruges, Brussels or Cologne (including coach transfers where required)​, or a Christmas shopping break in Amsterdam.

| Christmas shopping/markets | Europe |


Killarney Towers Hotel

located: Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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Christmas shopping break, offering a great value short break to include overnight accommodation in a classic guest bedroom and full Irish breakfast.

| Christmas shopping/markets | Ireland |


uk flagNational Holidays five star Featured Site

based: UK

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National Holidays logoChristmas market and shopping breaks by coach, in the UK and Europe. UK Christmas Market coach holidays and breaks right across the country, from the Grassington Dickensian Fayre to the German-themed Leeds Christmas Market. In Europe from the Rhine and Moselle Christmas Markets to a Bruges Christmas Market mini-cruise.

| Christmas shopping | UK | Europe |


uk flagSaga

based: Kent, UK
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Offering a wide range of festive holidays and short breaks for mature travellers (50 plus), including Christmas market and shopping breaks in Europe.

| seniors/silver surfers | Christmas shopping/markets | Europe |


uk flagShearings five star Featured Site

based: UK

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Shearings logoAmongst their range of festive trips you'll find Shearings Holidays have an excellent range of European Christmas market breaks by coach, including some less common destinations such as Bavaria, Harz Mountains, Dresden & Prague, and Lake Garda & Trentino – well worth a look!

| Christmas/New Year | Christmas shopping/markets | Europe |


uk flagThe Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

located: Bath, UK
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Beautiful Bath, a luxury 5* hotel, interesting independent shops and over 170 Christmas market stalls combine to create the ideal festive shopping break. Includes: luxury overnight stay, full English breakfast, a champagne or vodka martini flight, and unlimited access to the Spa & Bath House.

| Christmas shopping/markets | England |


uk flagTitan

based: Surrey, UK
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Discover the finest festive markets in Europe. Visit the Christmas markets in Vienna or Prague. Or visit the delights of the markets in Switzerland, France and Germany on an 8-day Rhine festive markets cruise, sailing from Basel to Cologne.

| Christmas shopping/markets | Europe |