3 Night Christmas in the Black Forest and Strasbourg
3Night Christmas in the Black Forest and Strasbourg Ref: 3CGBFS
3 nights Novotel am Konzerthaus 4* or similar, Freiburg
1 x Double/Twin Standard Room
Arrival at Basel Airport and take the train to Freiburg (approx. 1 Hr). Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. The remainder of the day is free at leisure.
Today you have all day to get to know the city of Freiburg with its Cathedral and the “Most beautiful tower of Christianity”. Freiburg, the capital of the Black Forest is a university city with a lot of ambiance. In December its streets shine with a large number of stands of what is to be the largest Christmas Market in the South of the Black Forest. Highlights include a number of bands playing Christmas carols in the streets creating an authentic Christmas atmosphere.
This morning, travel by train to Strasbourg, the capital of the Alsace Region in France. With its extraordinary Cathedral, carved like a work of lace, Strasbourg is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Its Christmas market is the oldest in France and since 1570 it has been held in the Cathedral Square. Hundreds of merchants offer visitors original gifts and objects to decorate their Christmas tree and nativity scene, as well as different culinary specialties such as typical sweets, mulled wine, cakes and many more. Return by train to Freiburg.
After breakfast, it is time to check out of the hotel and travel by train to Basel Airport.