School Christmas Markets Trip to Koblenz

Experience Christmas in the town where the Rhine meets the Moselle...

Koblenz's traditional Christmas market is held in the picturesque old quarter, just a stone's throw away from the main shopping street. There are around 130 festively decorated wooden stalls offering an extensive range of hand-made goods and Christmas decorations as well as a huge range of seasonal gift ideas. Your visit to Koblenz can be combined with excursions to either nearby Phantasialand or the beautiful town of Rüdesheim where you can see Europe's largest nativity scene.

Day 1 Depart from school and cross Channel with ferry or Eurotunnel Arrive at accommodation and have evening meal
Day 2

Explore the town of Koblenz

Highlights include the Deutsches Eck and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Explore Koblenz Christmas Market

Dinner in accommodation

Optional evening activities -  bowling or swimming

Day 3 Suggested excursions include Cologne (Christmas market, cathedral & Chocoloate Museum), Phantasialand (Germany's best theme park) or Rüdesheim am Rhein (one of Germany's prettiest Christmas markets)

Dinner in accommodation

Optional evening activities -  bowling or swimming

Day 4

Breakfast in accommodation and drive back to Calais for ferry/Eurotunnel crossing

Arrive back at school

This price includes:

  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return executive coach travel (TV/DVD/WC/seatbelts)
  • Return ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Free itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • VAT
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.

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The focus of the riverside city of Koblenz is the Deutsches Eck, at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle, where a huge equestrian statue of Kaiser Wilhelm I now stands as a monument to German unity – a unique monument in a country where nationalism is almost taboo.

Fortress Ehrenbreitstein

Fortress Ehrenbreitstein

The fortress of EHRENBREITSTEIN is part of the classical big fortress of Koblenz. Because of its strategically positive position, the fortress Ehrenbreitstein played a great role in former times and is still of great importance. The fortress has never been captured and like Gibraltar, Ehrenbreitstein is certainly one of the most important and imposing fortresses in Europe.

Bowling Koblenz

Bowling Koblenz

Tenpin bowling has been a favourite for many years and is a fun activity for all ages. Bowling Koblenz has fully computerised lanes, bumpers and ramps for the younger children so everyone can play. There is shoe hire with all sizes being available along with a wide selection of bowling balls to ensure all players can select the correct one.



Phantasialand is one of Europe’s top entertainment parks. Situated in Brühl near Cologne in the heart of the Rhineland it is the number one German theme park for visitors from the UK. In the run up to Christmas it transforms into a Winter Wonderland. Besides the all-weather rides and attractions, you can look forward to a whole host of Winter specials: a huge ice rink to practice piroue...

Chocolate Museum (Imhoff-Stollwerck)

Chocolate Museum (Imhoff-Stollwerck)

Quite simply this is one of the best attractions in Cologne! The first part of the exhibition is a history of cocoa and how it is grown and harvested. You also learn about how chocolate is made and can see some machines at work. Don''t forget to visit the chocolate fountain either, where you will get a free wafer dripping with Lindt chocolate. You can also see the various different methods that we...

Hotel Scholz

The Hotel Scholz, one of the oldest hotels in Koblenz to still be under familiy ownership occupies an ideal location in Koblenz, just a 7-minute walk from the River Moselle and less than a mile from the main train station.

This recently renovated, 3-star hotel offers comfortable accommodation. All rooms are equipped with shower/bath, toilet, telephone and SAT TV. View on map

Hotel Hamm

The family-run city Hotel Hamm is centrally located, 5 mins walk from Koblenz Central Station. Students will usually be accommodated in multibedded rooms and staff in twins, all of which are en-suite. Rooms are equipped with a phone, TV, radio, refrigerator and hair-drier.

This modern hotel features a cosy little bar next to the reception and a wireless LAN Internet spot in the lobby.
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