Rüdesheim is a typical picturesque Rhine town with crooked narrow streets and half-timbered houses, sloping gently down to the River Rhine. Visit a number of Germany’s most beautiful and popular Christmas Markets full of charming gifts and tempting delights.
Day 1 Following collection from home we go to Folkestone and travel via Eurotunnel to Calais. We then continue the journey to the Park Hotel in Rüdesheim.
Day 2 Enjoy a free day in Rüdesheim to explore this picturesque town and also the Christmas market. Why not take the opportunity to visit one of the weinkellers with live music for dancing, which create a real party atmosphere in the town.
Day 3 After a leisurely breakfast, we travel the short journey to Wiesbaden where the Schlossplatz is the spectacular setting for its Sternschnuppenmarkt (Shooting Star Market), decorated in gold and blue to reflect the town’s coat of arms. Later, continue to Mainz with its historic market square with free time to explore.
Day 4 Today we travel to Frankfurt. Frankfurt Christmas Market is one of the most visited Christmas markets in Germany, the elaborate and creative decorations set within the Römerberg and Paulsplatz with its huge Christmas tree also make it one of the most beautiful.
Day 5 Departing Germany, we drive to Calais for an early evening Eurotunnel transfer to Folkestone, returning to the local area late evening, where our door to door service will be waiting to return you home.
This traditional four-star hotel is located in the centre of Rüdesheim on the Rhine promenade. All bedrooms have TV, telephone, WiFi, kettle and hairdryer. Some rooms have a balcony and Rhine view. The restaurant serves regional specialities and wines from local wine-growers. The hotel has a lift, but rooms may be in the main hotel or located in the adjacent building, which has no lift.