Day 1 - Journey to Germany

Sit back, relax and let us take care of you. Depart from your chosen local coach joining point and relax as we journey into Germany. 

Day 2 - Cologne

Begin the day with an included breakfast before heading to Cologne Christmas Market, here you can explore the many christmas markets scattered round the city. With lots to do and see this will be a very full day!

Day 3 - Monschau and Merode Castle

Enjoy breakfast, then board the coach to the Christmas markets of Monschau. Here you can explore this beautiful town and see what hidden gems you can find in these markets! During the evening we will then move onto the Merode Castle, where you can explore this stunning market within the grounds of this historic castle by moonlight.

Day 4 - Germany

After a festive weekend away, sadly it is time to start our homeward journey. Time permitting, we will make a stop at a cash and carry warehouse before your late afternoon channel crossing and return to your original departure point, full of fond memories.

Departure dates and prices 2020/2021/2022

Gold Crest Brochure Price in Black

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red

Tel Gold Crest Reservations on 01943 433 457 and quote Travel 55 code GCD55 + tour code CMX4

Dates Adults Children Dates Adults Children
26 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2022
28 Nov 2021
2, 11 Dec 2022
3, 12 Dec 2021
Single room supplement £109. Deposit £60 pp.

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Gold Crest Holidays
Cologne, Monschau and Merode Castle Christmas Markets

Holidays by Coach 4 Days - 10% Discount

Prices from only £243

On your first full day in Germany you will visit the Christmas markets in Cologne, there are seven Christmas markets scattered across the city in many wonderful locations. The main four of these are located in Cologne Cathedral, the Alter Markt, the Neumarkt and on the Rudolfplatz. 

Day three starts with the traditional Christmas markets of Monschau, one of Western Germany's most beautiful towns, featuring half-timbered houses and a stunning setting.

Finally, an included evening visit to Merode Castle, a romantic venue for a remarkable Christmas market. Seeing the castle lit up by thousands of candles and torches and the Christmas village sparkling within the castle grounds will be an unforgettable experience.

Travel 55 offer 10% discount on all Gold Crest Holidays. Book direct with Gold Crest on 01943 433 457 and quote the Travel 55 discount code GCD55

Travel 55 offer you discount on Gold Crest Holidays Short Breaks.To book, call Gold Crest Holidays direct on 01943 433 457 and quote GCD55 for the Travel 55 price. 


  • Three nights accommodation with continental breakfast
  • Excursions to Cologne, Monschau and Merode Castle
  • Return coach travel and Channel crossings
  • Choose from 180 + free coach joining points

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Your Hotel

You will stay at the Comfort Hotel Monheim, or similar. Located just 35 minutes from both Cologne and Dusseldorf, this hotel has en-suite bedrooms, a bar and breakfast area serving continental breakfast. It is a brand new, modern hotel which sits on the river Rhine.


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