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THE FESTIVE SEASON IN EUROPE

Nothing quite compares to the European approach to the festive season! The best winter breaks are enjoyed when yule logs and mulled wine appear on the scene - whether it's a traditional carol concert in a beautiful English cathedral, exploring sumptuous Christmas markets in Europe or celebrating New Year with the Scots over Hogmanay, there's something for everyone on our Christmas and New Year tours!

European Christmas markets are possibly the biggest highlight of any Christmas and New Year break in Europe, where you'll find the most incredible range of hand crafted gifts. The tradition started in Eastern Europe, in the old towns of Germany and France, where the timber buildings and cobbled streets add to the magical atmosphere. The festive season truly is the best time to get an authentic taste of European culture and enjoy affordable UK winter weekend breaks.

Travelling by coach is the best way to get the most out of Christmas and New Year's holidays in Europe as you can city-hop without the stress of organising transport in places you don't speak the local language. The expert tour leaders at Expat Explore will make sure you get to see the best markets as well as soaking up the local culture and organising a memorable night to see in the New Year. Join us for a Christmas and New Year tour on one of our Europe winter breaks and you'll wonder why you ever stayed home over the festive season before!

CHRISTMAS IN THE HOLY LAND

Celebrate Christmas in Israel & Jordan, in the places where the Christmas story first took place. This festive tour has it all - religious significance, culture, tradition and beauty. And when you add the Christmas festivities you’ve got the perfect Middle-Eastern Christmas tour!

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12 Days
  • Experiences Included: 13
  • Optional Excursions: 17
  • Meals Included: 17
  • Tour Operator: Expat Explore
  • START IN: London
  • END IN: London
8 Countries
France, Switzerland, Italy, Vatican City, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom
Tour Highlights
  • Celebrate Christmas in the snowy Swiss Alps
  • Ring in the New Year in the Rhine Valley, Germany
  • Visit Paris, Amsterdam, Rome and Venice

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22 Dec 2019
22 Dec 2019
US$1,360
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US$1,175
7 Days
  • Experiences Included: 7
  • Optional Excursions: 12
  • Meals Included: 10
  • Tour Operator: Expat Explore
  • START IN: London (or Paris)
  • END IN: London
5 Countries
France, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom
Tour Highlights
  • Celebrate the New Year in the Swiss Alps
  • Explore Paris with a full free day
  • Visit Amsterdam and the Rhine Valley

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29 Dec 2019
7 Days
From US$1,175.00
US$1,360
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US$1,175
7 Days
  • Experiences Included: 7
  • Optional Excursions: 12
  • Meals Included: 10
  • Tour Operator: Expat Explore
  • START IN: London (or Paris)
  • END IN: London
5 Countries
France, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom
Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy a white Christmas in the snowy Swiss Alps
  • Explore Paris with a full free day
  • Visit the Rhine Valley and Amsterdam

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22 Dec 2019
7 Days
From US$1,175.00
12 Days
  • Experiences Included: 14
  • Optional Excursions: 6
  • Meals Included: 18
  • Tour Operator: Expat Explore
  • START IN: Rome
  • END IN: Rome
2 Countries
Italy, San Marino
Tour Highlights
  • Celebrate Christmas Day in Sorrento
  • Party into the New Year in Florence
  • Visit Siena, Verona and Pisa
  • Explore Venice, the Italian Lakes and Rome

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22 Dec 2019
10 Days
  • Experiences Included: 10
  • Optional Excursions: 16
  • Meals Included: 13
  • Tour Operator: Expat Explore
  • START IN: London (or Paris)
  • END IN: London
5 Countries
France, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom
Tour Highlights
  • Celebrate Christmas in Paris and New Year's Eve in Amsterdam
  • Enjoy a two-night stay in the beautiful Swiss Alps, with options to hike, ski and snowboard
  • Experience Heidelberg's Romantic architecture
  • Visit Strasbourg, Burgundy and Bruges

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24 Dec 2019
US$1,210
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US$1,090
7 Days
  • Experiences Included: 17
  • Optional Excursions: 5
  • Meals Included: 10
  • Tour Operator: Expat Explore
  • START IN: London
  • END IN: London
3 Countries
England, Scotland, Wales, United Kingdom
Tour Highlights
  • Celebrate Hogmanay (New Year's Eve) in Edinburgh
  • Visit historic cities of Cambridge & York
  • Explore Liverpool, home of the Beatles
  • Experience the Scottish Highlands

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29 Dec 2019
7 Days
From US$1,090.00
US$1,360
From
US$1,090
7 Days
  • Experiences Included: 16
  • Optional Excursions: 4
  • Meals Included: 10
  • Tour Operator: Expat Explore
  • START IN: London
  • END IN: London
3 Countries
England, Scotland, Wales, United Kingdom
Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy Christmas Day in Edinburgh
  • Explore the Scottish Highlands
  • Visit Cambridge & York
  • Experience Liverpool; home of the Beatles

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22 Dec 2019
7 Days
From US$1,090.00
US$2,265
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US$1,950
10 Days
  • Experiences Included: 22
  • Optional Excursions: 1
  • Meals Included: 14
  • Tour Operator: Expat Explore
  • START IN: Tel Aviv
  • END IN: Jerusalem
2 Countries
Israel, Jordan
Tour Highlights
  • Explore the incredible archaeological city of Petra in southern Jordan, famous for being carved into solid rock
  • Sleep at a Bedouin campsite and take a jeep safari in Wadi Rum
  • Explore the vibrant cities of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Eilat & Amman
  • Float in the Dead Sea, a salt water lake and the earth's lowest point on land

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21 Dec 2019
13 Days
  • Experiences Included: 23
  • Optional Excursions: 7
  • Meals Included: 18
  • Tour Operator: Expat Explore
  • START IN: London
  • END IN: London
5 Countries
England, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, United Kingdom
Tour Highlights
  • Celebrate Christmas in Dublin and Hogmanay (New Year's Eve) in Edinburgh
  • Experience the stunning scenery of the Scottish Highlands, Giant's Causeway & Cliffs of Moher
  • Visit the historic cities of Bath, York & Cambridge

NEXT DEPARTURE DATES

22 Dec 2019