Tours

Christmas Markets in England | Dec. 5, 2024

9 days
England
Starting from $4398* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join us for Christmas markets in England starting at $4398 from New York on December 5, 2024. You will see London, Oxford, Stonehenge, Bristol, Wesley's London, and much more!

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • First Class Hotels
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Guided Tours
  • Hotel Gratuities
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Meals as listed on the itinerary
  • Administrative Fee

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 December 5 – Depart the USA

Your exciting trip begins as you depart the United States on your international flight to England.

Day 2 December 6 – Arrive in London

Upon arrival in London, if time permits, make your way to Windsor. You will visit Windsor Castle and enjoy time strolling through the charming streets. Here, you will see many beautiful swans! You will also see your first Christmas Market this afternoon! Travel to Oxford for dinner and overnight. (D)

Day 3 December 7 – Oxford

Learn about the educational background of the Wesley brothers, John, Charles, and Samuel, Jr., when you visit Christ Church College at Oxford University. See Lincoln College and St. Mary’s Church on your walking tour. After you enjoy your sightseeing, you will have time to stroll and enjoy the Christmas Market in Oxford. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 4 December 8 – Stonehenge - Bath - Bristol

After breakfast, you will travel south to Stonehenge. Experience their new welcome center, and then you can choose to walk or ride a tram (at additional cost) to see this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bath, a spa town of Roman origin, deserves its name. Since the first century, the warm waters have refreshed and healed. You’ll see the unique Roman baths and enjoy this beautiful city of 18th-century streets and quaint shops. You will have time to stroll through the market here before you continue to Bristol for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 5 December 9 – Bristol

In the ancient port city of Bristol, you’ll have a lecture in one of Wesley’s early centers of ministry, the “New Room”. This oldest Methodist building in the world is unusually attractive in its basic simplicity. Then, visit the home of Charles Wesley, the famous hymn writer. Enjoy time on your own for lunch, and after, you will enjoy the charming Bristol Christmas Market. Return back to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 6 December 10 – London

Travel to London this morning. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a visit to the Methodist Central Hall.  Still a church, it was an early site of the initial meetings of the United Nations. See the wonderful Christmas spirit of London and enjoy a local market experience before retiring to your hotel for your overnight stay. (B)

Day 7 December 11 – Wesley’s London

John Wesley left his mark on the town of London. You’ll have a lecture at City Road Chapel, the site of Wesley’s home and grave. Across the street in Bunhill Fields Cemetery, Susanna Wesley is buried along with other famous personages such as John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe. You’ll walk on Aldersgate Street, where on May 24, 1738, John Wesley had his “Warming of the Heart” experience. You’ll walk past the entrance of “Little Britain,” where Charles Wesley had his conversion experience just three days earlier. Drive by the major city sites such as Marble Arch, Speakers Corner of Hyde Park, Trafalgar Square and much more. Your first view will be of Westminster Abbey, where royalty is christened, married and buried. You will visit St. Paul’s Cathedral, where John Wesley often worshiped. On the day of his conversion, Wesley came here for an afternoon service and was deeply moved by the choir’s anthem, “Out of the Deep Have I Called Unto Thee, O Lord”. Dinner is on your own in London. (B)

Day 8 December 12 – Free Day

Enjoy the sights and sounds of London on your own today. Dinner is on your own in London. (B)

Day 9 December 13 – Return home!

Say farewell as you return to the USA!

Departure Dates

  1. Thursday, December 5, 2024
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