Christmas market breaks in western Germany
Make the most of a visit to the shopping haven of Düsseldorf by taking day trips to see the beautiful cathedral cities of Cologne and Aachen. All three cities have fabulous Christmas markets and are easily reached by train, especially if you're coming from neighbouring countries Belgium and the Netherlands. Check out our suggested itinerary below and read all about the highlights of this exciting region.
Getting to the German Christmas markets is easy. The country's trains are fast, efficient, and take you to the heart of all major cities. Within this itinerary we provide further details on travelling to each market.
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