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Friday 29th November to Sunday 1st December 2019 (3 Days)

Pick Up Group: M
Fare: £240.00
(This tour is on a bed and breakfast basis, includes ferry crossings and road tolls)
In the heart of Winter, Lille sparkles and glows with joie de vivre. With the wave of a magic wand, the city takes on a festive atmosphere and welcomes you to a winter wonderland. On Place Rihour more than 90 chalets team with Christmas Gift ideas, nativity figurines, Christmas decorations and festive food. You can find regional specialities here and arts and crafts from around the world. Lille is Northern France?s largest and oldest Christmas Market and is a foodies? delight with no shortage of good restaurants and food shops. Most of the main shopping streets are around the Grand Place also known as Place du General de Gaulle so you won?t have far to wander. Our hotel is the 4-star Novotel Centre Gares Lille, and the tour is on a BED AND BREAKFAST BASIS.
Friday: Travel outward via Dover to Calais on the ferry. We shall stop for lunch in the quaint city of St Omer with its Cathedral and attractive main square before driving on to Lille and our hotel for our overnight stop. You are then free to enjoy the night life and the many restaurants that Lille has to offer.
Saturday: Whole day free to enjoy Lille Christmas Market before sampling the delights of one of the many restaurants in Lille for your evening meal.
Sunday: We shall drive over the border into Belgium to visit historical Ypres, well known for its connection to the famous battles of the First World War. We have lunch in Ypres, returning to Calais for our ferry to Dover and then home by approximately 10pm.