These are UK-based tour operators and specialist travel agencies featuring Christmas shopping breaks to overseas (especially European) cities and towns with christmas markets or popular shopping areas and malls.
|Auto Plan Holidays||01543 257777||Self-drive breaks in the Christmas Markets of Belgium & Germany.|
|German Travel Centre||020 8429 2900||One-night short breaks to Christmas Markets throughout Germany|
|Gold Crest||01943 433457||Specialist in European short breaks by coach with a programme of Christmas Market breaks in eleven cities.|
|Leger Holidays||0800 018 98 98||Christmas markets & pre-xmas shopping holidays in the UK and by coach to popular markets all over the continent including: Aachen, Cologne, Frankfurt, and Heidelburg in Germany; Bruges in Belgium; Valkenburg in Holland; Lille and Rheims in France; Prague in the Czech Republic; and Salzburg in Austria.|
|Russell Hafter Holidays||01946 861652||Shopping breaks to Christmas markets all over Germany (there are over 35 towns with xmas markets).|
|T4 Travel||01223 560513||This group tours specialist has a 3/4-day christmas market tour to Aachen in Germany.|
|Thomas Cook||0871 895 0055||TC has a good selection of breaks to Christmas Markets across Europe.|
|Travelsphere||0800 567 7372||Escorted tours to Christmas markets in Europe.|
- The six historic German cities of the Rhine/Moselle region market themselves as the Romantic Cities Through their website they offer their own short-break accommodation packages (based on Ryanair flights into Frankfurt-Hahn) to their traditional Christmas Markets.
- Christmas-Markets.org is a new (Nov 06) web site that lists Advent and Christmas Markets by destination and tourist attractions offering festive events leading up to Christmas.