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Ypres & Bruges Christmas Markets SOLD OUT

Ypres & Bruges Christmas Markets SOLD OUT

Ypres and Bruges Christmas Markets

Friday 15 December 2017 (3 Days)   SOLD OUT

The city of Ypres (Ieper) is well known for some of the biggest battles of World War I. At that time Ypres was the centre of intense and sustained bombardment between German and Allied forces. These days, Ypres is most known to tourists for the memorials dedicated to the soldiers who lost their lives, on the battlefields. However, from the end of November, this city, which holds such a political and historical value, becomes a city of holiday delights.

Ypres Christmas Market, a relative newcomer, is fast becoming one of the popular markets in Belgium. The Swiss style chalets and ice rink ensure a typical Christmas atmosphere returns to Grote Markt

Menin Gate
Every night at 8.00pm (20:00 hours) a moving ceremony takes place under the Menin Gate in Ieper - Ypres. The Last Post Ceremony has become part of the daily life in Ieper (Ypres) and the local people are proud of this simple but moving tribute to the courage and self-sacrifice of those who fell in defence of their town.

Novotel Hotel in centre of Ypres
Right in the heart of historical Ypres, the Novotel Ieper Centrum provides you with private covered on-site parking (charges applicable) and 24-hour room service. Guests can make use of 2 MAC computers with free internet in the lobby.
The Gourmet Bar provides a warm atmosphere for your meals and its kitchen is available 24 hours a day. There is a children's playground next to the restaurant and a terrace.
At walking distance, you can reach the Flanders Field Museum and the Menin Gate, where the Last Post Ceremony is played every evening.

  • Coach from M1 Junc 36, Rotherham, Catcliffe, Sheffield, Norton & Chesterfield
  • Short Sea Ferry Crossing
  • 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast
  • 4* Novotel Hotel in the centre of Ypres
  • Visit to Bruges on Saturday
  • Visit to Beer/Wine/Tobacco Warehouse
  • All Road and City Taxes
  • Tour Manager
Cost:   £199
Child under 12 yrs:  £99 (sharing with 2 adults)
Single Supplement: £30 per night (double room, single occupancy)
Deposit: £50

Please note that rooms can accommodate upto 4 people (2 adults and 2 children)
1 x double bed & 1 double bed settee