We love Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets in Europe with ECT Travel


We are delighted to be able offer escorted tours to Christmas markets in Zagreb and the Alsace, taking you to picturesque towns transformed into winter wonderlands filled with twinkling lights, fairy tale wooden huts and the heady scent of mulled wine and winter spices. Join us to shop for the festive season, discover local wine makers and experience the true magic of Christmas. 

Zagreb Christmas Market & Wine Experience 2019

Zagreb, Croatia

An escorted tour to experience Zagreb Christmas Market and wine tasting experience

Zagreb has been voted the best Christmas market in Europe for the last three years! On this four day tour to Croatia’s vibrant capital, you will stay at the 5* Esplanade, the city’s most famous and luxurious hotel dating back to 1925. Other festive highlights include the huge Christmas tree and fountain light display in Ban Josip Jelačić Square.

Christmas Markets in Alsace 2019

Colmar, Alsace

Festive Magic on an escorted tour to Colmar and the pretty towns of Alsace

Experience the fairy tale magic and charm of advent in the Alsace, famous for its pretty, timber-framed buildings and Medieval towns.

On this wonderful festive tour you will visit Christmas markets in Colmar; Ribeauville, a charming town nestled between vineyards and mountains that was voted number two in the European Best Destinations list of Christmas markets; Riquewihr, considered to be one of the most beautiful villages in France, and the historic German city of Freiburg.   

Festive Wreath Making in the West Country 2019

Bath / Bristol, Somerset

Create a beautiful decoration for your front door and Visit Bath Christmas Market

Kick off the Christmas season and get yourself in the festive mood with a wreath-making workshop with the Wessex Flower Company.

Staying at a 4*hotel in Bristol, immerse yourself in the twinkling lights and seasonal sounds and smells of Bath's award wining Christmas Market, then step back in time on board Brunel’s SS Great Britain to experience a Dickensian winter scene, complete with a beautifully decorated dockyard.