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With Christmas just around the corner, get that festive feeling with Shearings!

Christmas is a little over two months away, so it’s the perfect time to start planning a holiday to get in the festive spirit with a Shearings break.

Visiting beautiful towns and cities, decked in beautiful lights and trinkets is the ideal way to get into the seasonal spirit and we’re offering these great tours among many others where you can do just that between now and December:

Discover some of Europe’s traditional Markets on a luxury river cruise

The Rhine’s Christmas Markets are the oldest in the world, dating right back to the Middle Ages and inspiring aspects of all the traditional Christmas markets across the world today. Most towns and cities along the river host a Christkindlmarkt as they’re known locally and on our Rhine’s Enchanting Christmas Markets tour you’ll be able to explore five of these beautiful German markets as we cruise along the mighty River Rhine. This includes world-renowned Cologne market, perfectly placed in front of the city’s cathedral and with magical Christmas lighting to really get you in the festive mood. An equally amazing but far quainter festive experience than Cologne is in Rudesheim, where the entire, centuries old town centre transforms into a mesmerising maze of lights, stalls and yuletide festivity.  We’ll also visit the markets at Mainz, Frankfurt and Koblenz on our fantastic cruise. Prices for this tour start at £771, leaving on the 6th of December and include all-inclusive food and drink aboard the luxury river cruise ship, MS A-Rosa Silva. 

Join a Turkey and Tinsel break and enjoy all the traditional festivities

Our Turkey and Tinsel breaks are a great way to see some of Britain’s finest attractions while revelling in Christmas meals, traditions and festivities. On one of our Turkey and Tinsel breaks, you can sip mulled wine on arrival, tuck into a traditional Christmas dinner, indulge in a festive afternoon tea, and savour seasonal entertainment and celebrate Christmas before anyone else! You can also join included excursions which, depending on location and date feature visits to local Christmas markets. Prices for our Turkey and Tinsel breaks start from £139pp and depart from the end of October until mid-December.

Visit one of the UK’s most beautiful Christmas Markets

Bath Christmas Market is not only one of the country’s best Christmas Markets, it wins awards as one of the UK’s best outdoor events overall! The markets transform the town centre into a winter wonderland, with more than 200 chalets selling beautiful, bespoke Christmas gifts, delicious food and drink and much more. Our Coast & Country Weston-super-Mare and Bath Christmas Market break includes an excursion to explore the beautiful markets and enjoy a stay by the seaside in pretty Weston-super-Mare. Prices start from £99pp, the tour departs on Friday December 7th.

For holidays to really get you in the festive spirit follow the links for more information on these great breaks or, take a look at our full range of Christmas Market breaks in the UK and in Europe.

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