Christmas Markets of Germany & Denmark 2016
Get into the festive spirit amongst the charming Christmas markets, twinkling lights and traditional delights of beautiful and historic European cities. Spend a weekend in Denmark discovering the eclectic mix of fine restaurants, cafes, boutiques and Viking structures in the scenic city of Aalborg and wandering through the pretty market stalls of the Tivoli Gardens and the pedestrianised streets of the Strøget shopping district in Copenhagen.
Black Watch - 15 December 2016 - 7 Nights
Enjoy a day in the fascinating UNESCO-listed city of Wismar – a maiden call for Fred. – which is renowned for its huge historic market square and stunning examples of brick gothic architecture, then cruise along the impressive Kiel Canal and winding Elbe River en route to Hamburg. Pick up hand-crafted trinkets and gifts at the festive wooden huts located just outside the beautiful Town Hall and enjoy a mug or two of local glühwein on a relaxing sight-seeing boat tour of Lake Alster.
Prices From £1199
December 2016 Thu 15 Late PM London Tilbury, UK
London Tilbury, UKSat 17 Early PM Early PM Cruising Limfjorden
Although they don’t offer the incredible mountainous scenery of their Norwegian counterparts, the Danish Fjords still boast beautiful landscapes and an abundance of breathtaking sights to see on a scenic cruise.Sat 17 Early PM Late Night
Known by many as the ‘Paris of the North’, Aalborg is a charming city combining beautiful historic architecture with the comforts of modern-day culture.Sun 18 Early AM Late Night
There's an irresistible charm to the welcome of Denmark's cosmopolitan capital.Mon 19 Early AM Late PM
This fascinating Hanseatic city is one of Northern Germany’s prettiest and most historic destinations. Given World Heritage Status in 2002 by UNESCO, Wismar is world-renowned for its fine examples of Brick Gothic structures, wonderful gable houses and charming Market Square.Tue 20 Early AM Late Night
Kiel Canal Transit
The world’s busiest artificial waterway.Tue 20 Early AM Early PM
Cruising River Elbe
The River Elbe is one of the main waterways in Central Europe, running from Czech Republic to the North Sea through Germany.Tue 20 Early PM Late Night
There's water everywhere here in Germany's principal port - from the Alster Lake to a web of canals and waterways spanned by 1,000 bridges.Thu 22 Early AM
London Tilbury, UK
Black Watch is sleek, intimate and harks back to the days when cruise ships were revered for their style and charm. Focusing on providing a traditional cruise experience rather than gimmicks such as climbing walls and on board bumper cars, Black Watch feels friendly and familiar. This is further enhanced by the attentive staff who strive to offer service with a smile and remember the important things, such as your name and favourite tipple and how your like your eggs cooked at breakfast.
Able to accommodate up to 804 guests, there are a selection of suites and ocean view rooms to choose from, providing ample room and everything you need for a comfortable enjoyable and stress-free stay; and spacious public rooms bathed in natural light and retaining the elegant style of a traditional cruise ship. Black Watch has four restaurants options, including the stylish Glentanar Restaurant and beautiful Orchid Room which has a wonderful oriental look and feel. Before dinner you could delve into a good book in the well-stocked library, relax in the warmth on the Sun Deck, sample a great selection of premium gin at the Marquee Bar, or even devour a premium afternoon tea. Don’t miss the extravaganza of music, dance and comedy at evening shows in the Neptune Lounge.
Black Watch sails from ports all around the UK, and thanks to her new Terrace Balcony Rooms, offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy unforgettable sights and experiences as you cruise the world’s most spectacular waterways to a string of stunning destinations.