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4 Days (3 Nights)
  • Excursions to Rochester, *Bruges and Canterbury
  • Three nights hotel stay with English breakfast and dinner
  • 2-for-1 drinks at the hotel bar for two hours each evening
  • Return coach travel and channel crossing
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Christmas Markets / UK & Belgium

Rochester Dickensian Festival and Bruges


A packed itinerary including the Dickensian festival, a day trip to the continent and a trip to historic city of Canterbury. With breakfast, dinner and drinks offers included at your hotel.

On this festive break you will be treated to the entertaining Dickensian Festival in Rochester. Against the enchanting backdrop of Rochester's castle and cathedral, this delightful city offers street performers, candlelit parades, carol concerts and even a guaranteed snow fall! The traditional festival has been held annually since 1988, positioned accordingly along the river Medway, a special place to the celebrated author Charles Dickens. During the festival you will see many people dressed as the familiar fabled characters from Dickens’ famous stories.

On day three, we will journey across the Channel to Bruges, where you can explore the cobbled streets, canals and Christmas markets of one of Europe's prettiest cities. On the return journey we stop at the UNESCO World Heritage city of Canterbury for time at your leisure, where you can visit the Christmas markets and a fascinating World Heritage Site, consisting of a Cathedral, Abbey and ancient ruins.

Your Holiday ITINERARY

Day 1:Folkestone
Journey to your hotel from your chosen pick up points as we head to Folkestone where you will stay for the night.
Day 2:Rochester
Enjoy an included breakfast before a full day excursion exploring Rochester, where you can enjoy all the parades, performers and entertainment. Return for the evening where you can enjoy a complimentary dinner in your Hotel.
Day 3:Bruges/Belgium
Today we cross the channel for a full day excursion where you can browse the Christmas market stalls and wonder along the canals located in this beautiful city *(passport required).
Day 4:Canterbury
Journey back home with an an en-route visit to Canterbury. Where you can spend the time at your leisure visiting the Christmas Markets or exploring the cathedral and the ancient ruins of the Abbey.

Your Holiday HOTEL

You will stay three nights at the Britannia Burstin Hotel in Folkestone. This 3-star hotel has well-furnished en-suite bedrooms as well as a comfortable bar, restaurant, leisure club and heated indoor pool (payable locally). Breakfast and dinner will be included throughout your stay, as well as 2-for-1 drinks for 2 hours each evening at the hotel bar.

Departure DATES

4 Days / Tour code: "ROC4"
29 Nov 2018£219
13 Dec 2018£219
*2018 dates are provisional. Single supplement £89 pp. Child discount (under 12's) save £10. Click here for information on travel insurance and deposits.

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