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With similar travelling times as those to Cologne, Düsseldorf hosts Christmas markets that are not to be missed. The festive atmosphere draws people to the streets seven days a week, keeping the winter gloom at bay and making for a delightful run-up to Christmas. The Marktplatz in front of the town hall contains the most stalls, with the tempting scent of Glühwein filling the air.
Typical German Christmas gifts on sale include carved wooden nutcrackers for the Erzgebirge of Saxony and hand-blown glass from the Bavarian Forest.
(Previous Evening) Depart school
Morning: Arrive in Düsseldorf
Visit the Rhine tower, followed by a visit to the Christmas market
Take a festive boat cruise around the Media Harbour
Evening meal at accommodation
Explore the Altstadt by foot and visit the 450m² outdoor ice rink on Gustaf-Gründgens-Platz followed by "Kaffee und Kuchen" (coffee and cake) in a local cafe
Depart and travel back to Calais for Channel crossing
Arrive back at school
- 1 night's half-board accommodation
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Itinerary planning service
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Return Channel crossings
- Return executive coach travel
- Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
- VAT at current rates to tour operators
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Built near the central station and the main shopping street, this hostel is situated close to all the main attractions.Rooms are bright and modern - students will usually be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins, all of them en-suite. Breakfast is served every morning, while both evening meals and packed lunches are available on request.Among the hostel's many other amenities are free WiFi, seminar rooms for group study, table football, billiards, Sky TV, lockers and a safe at reception.
As this hostel was completely renovated in 2007, all rooms are light and modern. Students will be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, all of which are en suite. Adults and Group Leaders will be in either twin or single rooms (single room supplement will apply). There are several seminar and conference rooms,a bistro and garden patio, leisure and table tennis room and 2 luggage rooms.
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