Saturday We make a relaxed early afternoon departure and make our way to an overnight stop at the Holiday Inn Ashford North where we are met with tea and coffee.
Sunday Following breakfast we are just 20 minutes from the Eurotunnel Terminal where we catch our train to France and on to Germany.
Christmas Eve To the elegant and sophisticated resort of Baden-Baden. The hot, healing mineral waters here have drawn visitors for nearly 2000 years and there is also a Christmas Market.
Christmas Day We stay in resort and enjoy a Turkey Lunch. Then in the evening we have a 5 course candle lit meal followed by music.
Boxing Day We use local transport to visit the nearby town of Zell am Harmersbach, the town is encircled by a medieval wall and dotted with traditional half-timbered buildings, cobbled alleyways and beautiful architecture.
Thursday To Frieberg, the capital of the Black Forest. The city has cobbled streets lined with mini canals and a 500 year old cathedral. If you are feeling adventurous there is also Germany’s longest gondola at 3.6km (not included)
Friday We return home to the UK.