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Brugge & The Christmas Market Brugge & The Christmas Market

Brugge & The Christmas Market

Brugge & The Christmas Market

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Join us as we head to fairytale Brugge for our Brugge and the Christmas Market Tour.  Explore the picturesque, chocolate-box city from our 4-star luxury boutique hotel just a short walk from its medieval heart. Brugge is the largest city and capital of West Flanders, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most striking and well-preserved medieval European cities. Winter is a wonderful time to visit Brugge as the city glistens and is turned into a magical winter wonderland for the festive season with the arrival of the Christmas Market.  Wrap up warm and cosy and wander quaint, cobblestone streets crisscrossed with magnificent canals. Indulge in Belgian chocolate, beer, waffles and yes….fries as you admire the magnificent architecture and soak up the festive atmosphere. With a visit to the vibrant cultural city of Ghent included. Don’t miss out on this wonderful festive tour that will leave you warm inside, a great start to the festive celebrations.



Your Holiday Includes:


Door to door service

Executive coach travel throughout


P&O Ferries 21st Nov/22nd November 2024 – 1 night

Overnight crossing from Hull to Rotterdam

Cabin only – (single rate based on 2-berth inside bunk for 1 person.  For 2-people sharing rate is based on 2-berth inside cabin.

Dukes Hotel Academie, Brugge 22nd Nov/25th November 2024 – 3 Nights

Bed and Breakfast (hot/cold buffet breakfast)

En-suite bedrooms

City Tax


Executive coach travel throughout


P&O Ferries 25th November

Ferry crossing from Calais to Dover


Single room supplement - £110.00


Depart Leyland at 14:00pm for our journey to Hull where we will board our overnight ferry to take us on a mini cruise to Rotterdam, once onboard disembark the coach (we suggest taking an overnight bag so that your main case can be left on the coach, make sure you pack essentials, medication, valuables etc in your overnight bag as access to the coach once onboard will be prohibited). Perhaps have dinner on the ferry, enjoy the onboard entertainment before retiring to your cabin for the night.

Perhaps enjoy breakfast on-board the ferry, re-join the coach to disembark in Rotterdam, before travelling to our hotel making a suitable lunch stop en-route, as we are bed and breakfast basis in Brugge take time to explore this compact chocolate-box city, with wonderful foodie opportunities to suite every palate and pocket, from cosy restaurants to outdoor heated terraces that line the market square at the city's very heart, sample local delicacies and enjoy a wonderful Belgium beer in one of its many bars.

Following breakfast join the coach as we head to the canal-threaded Belgium city of Ghent, enjoy time to explore and perhaps do some Christmas shopping allowing time for lunch in this wonderful historic city. Ghent's city centre is a pedestrian area that is like a museum to Flemish architecture and the city's medieval past. Take your time wandering Ghent's narrow, picturesque streets and alleyways, visit museums housing artworks of Flemish masters and fuel up on Belgian delicacies, waffles, coffee and Belgian beer. Head back to Brugge mid-afternoon for time to relax at the hotel or explore.

Following breakfast today is yours at leisure to explore Brugge, be surrounded by everything festive as Brugge is transformed into a wonderful, winter wonderland, today is the start of the Christmas markets, take in the festive, sights, sounds and smells, take a horse-drawn carriage ride or a festive river cruise, visit De Witte Pelikkan, the magical all-year round Christmas shop, a delight for the young and young at heart alike. Visit pretty chocolate shops, have fun treating yourself or buying gifts for loved ones and friends from the chalets around the Christmas Markets.

Check out of our hotel following breakfast as we travel to France to board the ferry in Calais to Dover in the UK. Re-join the coach to disembark in Dover and continue our journey home with a suitable meal stop en-route.

Single room supplement


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Duke’s Hotel Academie, Wijngaardstraat 7-9 8000 Brugge







Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star







Hotel Website







Hotel Contact

 +32 50 33 22 66





About the hotel

   Dukes Academie Hotel is a 4-star, charming boutique, luxury hotel, conveniently located just 10 minutes’ walk from Market Square the Belfort and shopping areas, in a quiet area near Brugges highlights, The Lake of Love, The Diamond Museum, The Beguinage and the local brewery ‘Halve Maan’. Guest bedrooms are spacious, elegant rooms, designed with comfort in mind, well-equipped for an enjoyable stay.















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Ava Travel, based in Leyland, is a relatively new company specialising in the creation and operation of coach tour holidays throughout the UK and Europe.

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Ava Travel (Leyland) Ltd
41 Hough Lane
Leyland, PR25 2SB
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Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 14:00, Sunday - Closed