Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach, travel to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais. Continue via the auto-routes to your hotel in Monschau for 4-night stay. Buffet dinner, bed & breakfast.
Day 2 - 4 - At leisure in Monschau with two included excursions. Buffet dinner, bed & breakfast.
Eifel Mountains & Bad Munstereifel
Drive through the lush green countryside of the Eifel Mountains region, along the winding country roads and through the small villages with ample photographic opportunities. Stop at the Mariawald Abbey (entrance not included) for refreshments before taking a scenic drive to Bad Munstereifel. Explore this romantic town with picturesque half-timbered buildings, narrow streets and alleyways and a lively pedestrian area.
With its cobbled streets and fashionable boutiques in the old town, contemporary architecture in the Céramique district, excellent cuisine and cosmopolitan air of sophistication, Maastricht literally buzzes with excitement and energy. Reputed to be the oldest city in the Netherlands, Maastricht is filled with bustling public squares, car-free streets and charming neighbourhood pubs, making it the ideal place for art lovers, architecture buffs and culture vultures. There is a colourful market held every Wednesday morning on the 'Markt' Square selling everything from fresh seasonal produce and flowers to fabric and clothes. Join an optional walking tour of the city centre as a local guide makes the city's history come alive with stories, anecdotes and background information.
Day 5 - After breakfast, travel back through Germany, Belgium and France to Calais for your return to England.