Cologne Christmas Markets

Prices from: £169 (Based on 3 Days, 2 Nights)

The city of Cologne sparkles at Christmas, with seven unique Christmas markets on off in total. The big four Christmas Markets are at the Cologne Cathedral, on the Alter Markt, on the Neumarkt and on the Rudolfplatz. Attracting 2 million visitors each Christmas, the Cologne Christmas markets literally light up this magnificent city and welcomes visitors to join in the festive cheer. As Christmas approaches, Cologne puts on a show with a range of entertainment and activities put on throughout Cologne, including a Christmas concerts, Nativity scene displays and a huge temporary ice rink on Heumarkt.

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Alter Markt Christmas Market
Set in a beautiful setting, in front of narrow-gabled houses of th... Read more
Cologne Cathedral Christmas Market
This is the largest and most impressive of Cologne's Christm... Read more
Chocolate Museum
Set in the heart of Cologne, this great museum is popular with school groups f... Read more
Cologne Cathedral
It can be seen from nearly every point in the city centre. This magnificent C... Read more
Floating Christmas Market
This is a small but unique Christmas market set on board MS Wappen von Mainz (KD Riverboats) alongside the old quarter.
Guided City Tour
Cologne has so much to see and explore. Why not take a guided tour of the city with an expert local guide, exploring the Roman Cologne, Medieval Cologne or the Modern Cologne.
Medieval Christmas Market
A small but quaint Christmas market set outside the Chocolate Museum.
Museum Ludwig
The Museum Ludwig is devoted to modern art from the beginning of the 20th century. The highlight of the museum is the collection of Pop Art. There usually are two or more temporary exhibitions.
Neumarkt Christmas Market
This is the oldest Christmas market in Cologne, set in the shopping a... Read more
Rudolfplatz Christmas Market
Set against the historic backdrop of the mediaeval Hahnentorburg, ... Read more
Sport Olympic Museum
Covering over 2,000 square metres of exhibition space over two floors, a w... Read more
Stadtgarten Christmas Market
This is a fairly new and quite large Christmas Market set on the e... Read more
The Twelve Romanic Churches
Each of these twelve churches has changed many times over the cours... Read more
Koln(Lanxess) Arena Tour
Take a tour of the Lanxess arena (previously the Koln Arena) during yo... Read more

A&O Neumarkt

Location: In the southern part of the historical town centre. It’s only a stone’s th... Read more

Koln Riehl Youth Hostel

Location: Located in a green area called Rheinauen area, with views of he be... Read more

Pathpoint Cologne

Location: Located in the heart of downtown, directly at Cologne Central Station. W... Read more

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DAY 1
-Coach departs your institute
-Arrive Cologne (via Dover-Calais Ferry)
-Free time in Cologne Lille to enjoy the Christmas market and delights of the city

DAY 2
-Breakfast at hotel
-Take a guided city tour to get your bearings in this beautiful city and learn of the history
-Make your way to one of many Christmas markets around Cologne

DAY 3
-Breakfast at hotel
-Enjoy a visit to Cologne Cathedral
-Make your way to one of many Christmas markets around Cologne

DAY 4
-Breakfast at hotel
-Make your way to one of many Christmas markets around Cologne
-Enjoy a visit to the Chocolate Museum
-Return coach transfer to institution

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