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The sun may be shining and your thoughts turning to bbqs, beaches and picnics, but once summer is over Christmas won't be far behind. Thanks to our early booking promotion NOW really is the best time to book your winter break - we have handpicked a selection of our favourite Winter destinations and festive Christmas Markets in Germany, Hungary and Scandinavia. Take a look at the offers below or visit our Christmas Markets web page for a wider range of destinations.

Don't forget we can personalise your holiday to suit your individual requirements, so if you would prefer to travel from your local airport, would like to add extra nights' stays or want to book car hire so you can visit a couple of destinations in one trip - just let us know and we will create the perfect holiday for you…


Winter in Budapest - 2nd December 2015

•  Early Booking Savings!
•  3 nights accommodation at the 4* Benczur hotel with full breakfast
•  Flights from London
•  Private overseas transfers
•  From £259pp

Winter is a fantastic time to visit Budapest thanks to its winter festivals, beautiful snow-covered city-scape and the numerous indoor activities to help you stay warm. Why not try a spot of ice-skating at Budapest's main skating rink (the largest outdoor skating rink in Europe) - situated in an enviable location at the foot of Vajdahunyad Castle. Or head to one of its many museums, thermal baths or indulge in a warm cup of mulled wine (forralt bor) as you watch the world go by.


Munich Christmas Markets - 2nd December 2015

•  Early Booking Savings!
•  4 nights accommodation at the Winters Hotel München Am Hauptbahnhof
•  Flights from London
•  Private overseas transfers
•  From £379pp

Munich Christmas Market - the "Original" - is the oldest Christmas market in the city. Its origins are reported to date back to the so-called "Nicholaus Markets" of the 14th century. In Munich you have a choice of over eight markets to experience including the Christkindlemarkt am Marienplatz, the Festive Middle Age market and the Chinesischer Turm beer garden.


Winter in Stockholm - 4th December 2015

•  Early Booking Savings!
•  2 nights at the 5* Hilton Slussen
•  Flights from London
•  Private overseas transfers
•  From £389pp

As the first snow falls on the city of Stockholm and the days get shorter there is still plenty to fill your time. Make the most of the bright, crisp mornings and explore some of the 14 interconnected islands before heading inside as the nights draw in. Discover interesting shops and grand museums before soaking up the atmosphere in candlelit cafés and restaurants. Boasting more Michelin Stars than Copenhagen; Stockholm is the underrated capital of Scandinavian cuisine.


Nuremberg Christmas Markets - 27th November 2015

•  Early Booking Savings!
•  3 nights accommodation at the Holiday Inn
•  Flights from London
•  Private overseas transfers
•  From £419pp

The Nuremberg Christmas Market is opened every year by the 'Christmas Angel'. The city boasts numerous markets including one at the Main Market Square (Hauptmarkt); the Markt der Partnerstädte (market of Sister Cities); and the beautiful Children's Christmas Market on the Hans-Sachs-Platz, with its nostalgic merry-go-round. Be sure to try Nuremberg's famous specialties including Lebkucken (Gingerbread cookies) and Nürnberger Rostbratwürste (grilled sausages).


Cologne Christmas Markets - 3rd December 2015

•  Early Booking Savings!
•  4 nights at the NH City with full breakfast
•  Flights from London
•  Private overseas transfers
•  From £429pp

Cologne's Christmas markets are famed for their variety and are lovingly decorated in their own style. Set against the backdrop of the Gothic Cathedral, the market in the heart of the city boasts a fascinating array of high-quality arts & crafts, delicious food and drinks as well as more than one hundred stage events. The 'Home of the Elves' in the Old Town is home to a rustic Christmas market with old-world charm, while the Heumarkt is transformed into a spectacular ice rink.


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Fred.\ Hotel Jardin Tecina

Fred.\ Holidays also offer the exclusive 4* Hotel Jardin Tecina on La Gomera which lies off the coast of Tenerife. With its 18 hole golf course and upgrade options to Half or Full board Hotel Jardin Tecina provides a perfect base for exploring this beautiful unspoilt island.

Order our Fred.\ Hotel Tecina brochure or call our Fred.\ Hotel Jardin Tecina Specialist on 01473242678

Fred.\ River Cruises

Fred.\ River Cruises offers a wide selection of itineraries along Europe's majestic waterways. One of our ships the MS Mozart operates on the River Danube. As well as this river, there are also five other European rivers featured - The Rhine, The Moselle, The Seine, The Douro and The Volga. Overall, there are a total of 11 river cruise itineraries, and all can be combined with rail, air and city breaks. Why not book one of our Christmas River Cruises along the Danube where you can visit charming European towns where so many Christmas traditions began.

Order our Fred.\ River Cruise brochure of call our Fred.\ River Cruise Specialist on 01473242678


Fred.\ Cruises

Fred.\ Cruises has sourced some great value Ocean cruises. When you cruise all of your meals and many activities are included within the price. This makes cruising reasonably cheap compared to a hotel holiday where similar facilities and meals are included. Wake up in a different country most mornings with an exceptional good value cruise from Fred.\

Call our Fred.\ Cruise Specialists on 01473242678


Fred.\ understands that people like to book their holiday secure in the knowledge that they are travelling with a reputable company. As part of one of the UK's most established travel companies - Fred. Olsen Travel - you can be sure that you are travelling with a company who over 25 years have successfully sold holidays and built their reputation on delivering outstanding customer service.