Go Christmas Crackers on a Coach Tour!

We know Christmas is just round the corner when we start to see more of this little fellow.

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Our wonderful little robin.

 

We also know that we have to get those Christmas gifts sorted, so what better way to do this than at a wonderful Christmas market!

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Bearing gifts!

 

But rather than go local, why not try something different like on a continental shopping trip!

Combine that all important present buying with an amazing discovery of sights and sounds you have not experienced before.

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Holland at Christmas time.

 

European Christmas Markets are a seasonal event, and if you’re looking for a short trip, Bruges Christmas Markets are perfect and run from the end of November throughout December every year. See an assortment of handmade gifts, decorations, food, drink, clothing and everything else Christmassy that you can think of. While you’re there, go and climb the Belfry Tower for wonderful views of this stunning medieval city.

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Christmas treats.

For something a bit longer, try a multi country tour and visit places like  Paris, Switzerland, Rhine Valley, Amsterdam and Bruges!

See the stunning ‘City of Lights’, marvel at the Swiss Alps, relax on board a Rhine riverboat in Germany’s famous Rhine Valley, revel in the traditional Dutch style and indulge in beer, waffles, chocolate and moules et frites in Bruges.

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Beautiful Christmas market.

 So when all the shopping’s done and you eventually have a little time for yourself,  celebrate Christmas in style this year on your European trip and crack open that bottle!!

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Crack open that bottle of bubbly!

5 Outstanding Places to See in Paris!

1. The Eiffel Tower

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The Eiffel Tower

The first thing that you see when entering the French Capital is the Eiffel Tower.

This majestic tower began construction in 1887 and has been a source of world wide attraction ever since.

Witness the amazing light show at night for a truly thrilling experience!

 

2. The Louvre Museum

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The Louvre Museum

The world  famous Louvre Museum is a wondrous sight to behold.

It is housed in the Louvre Palace which was originally a 12th century fortress.

The museum first opened its doors for exhibition in 1793 and is now the worlds most visited museum, welcoming millions of visitors a year!

3. Arc de Triomphe

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Arc de Triomphe

 

The Arc de Triomphe was designed by Jean Chalgrin in 1806 but not completed until 1836.

This grand monumental masterpiece was styled in the  Neoclassical design of ancient Roman architecture.

It was made in honour of those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I lies in its vault.

4. Notra Dame de Paris

 

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Notre Dame de Paris

 

Notra Dame de Paris or quite simply Notra Dame has been imortalized in the classic Victor Hugo novel ‘The Hunchback of Notre-Dame’.

Construction of the cathedral began in 1163 during the reign of Louis VII and was not completed until 1345.

It has one 90 metre spire and stands 69 metres high by 69 metres in width by 128 metres in length!

5. Disney Land Paris

 

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Disney Land Paris

 

Last but not least, a trip to Paris is not complete until you have visited

Disney Land Paris!

Marvel at the wonderful scenery, amazing rides and childhood dreams that make up this enchanting land!

Let the Disney characters take you on a journey from times past and see the absolute wonder on your children’s faces.