Christmas and New Year Festive Breaks

As autumn is now in full swing you will no doubt be starting to think about your plans for the Christmas season.

A Christmas and New Year break is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit or enjoy a stress-free festive period, knowing all the little details are taken care of. In 2020 Shearings have a great range of Christmas Market and Christmas and New Year breaks so you can make the very best of the festive season.

Tours include short breaks to Christmas markets across the UK and Europe and longer Christmas and New Year holidays across Europe. Get ready for the big day by doing your Christmas Shopping in some of the most beautiful markets in the world or sit back, relax and let them take care of everything over Christmas Eve and Day, Boxing Day and through New Year.

Discover Europe’s finest Christmas Markets by coach and river cruise 

Christmas Market in Germany

From late November until the week before Christmas, Shearings can take you to some of the most famous and spectacular Christmas markets in the world. In the UK tours include fabulous markets in Manchester, York, Edinburgh and Bath. In Europe experience winter wonderlands in perfect settings at some of the world’s oldest and most famous Christmas markets including Strasbourg, Prague, Berlin and Bruges. What’s more you can see many of these markets on one tour on a number of their River Cruise tours, with travel options to your embarkation point by coach, air and rail. Wherever you choose to go, these breaks, combined with a good helping of mulled wine are the perfect way to get right into the festive spirit!

Take the stress away on a Christmas and New Year break

Take a break over the festive period itself and enjoy great extras including brunches, drinks receptions and fabulous meals on Christmas Day or New Year’s Eve. In Europe holidays include seasonal entertainment and traditional Christmas meals along with the opportunity to enjoy some of the finest attractions Europe has to offer. You’ll also have the unique experience of waking up on Christmas morning in another country, discovering some of the traditions that make these destinations unique. Or enjoy a river cruise on the Rhine, Danube or Belgian waterways with the chance to spend Christmas Day or New Year’s Eve in Paris, Vienna or Amsterdam.

Winter River Cruise

Shearings have even taken care of that Christmas-to-New-Year lull with their Twixmas breaks.

Keep the festive cheer going and discover destinations across Britain, with half-board meals and excursions taking you through to New Year’s Eve. Certainly beats cold turkey sandwiches doesn’t it?

New Year in London

Whether you’re looking to get in the festive spirit at a superb Christmas Market, or you want to be pampered over the festive season, you can with Shearings. Book now though, these Christmas breaks fill up fast and there’s not long left until the big day, when they’re gone, they’re gone!




Leave a Comment!

Not a member?

You need to be a member to interact with Silversurfers. Joining is free and simple to do. Click the button below to join today!

Click here if you have forgotten your password

Community Terms & Conditions

Content standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

be accurate (where they state facts); be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Contributions must not:

contain any material which is defamatory of any person; or contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; or promote sexually explicit material; or promote violence; promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; or infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; or be likely to deceive any person; or be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence; or promote any illegal activity; or be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; or be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; or be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

Nurturing a safe environment

Our Silversurfers community is designed to foster friendships, based on trust, honesty, integrity and loyalty and is underpinned by these values.

We don't tolerate swearing, and reserve the right to remove any posts which we feel may offend others... let's keep it friendly!