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Join in the festive cheer and explore the charming attractions of the popular Scotland Christmas markets.
Bask in the warming holiday glow as you walk through the cheerful decorations and colourful lights that adorn the markets and surrounding city. With Traditional Highland Village and German markets in Edinburgh and smaller markets to visit in Glasgow, there is an array of cultural and historical attractions in the city to admire whilst you shop. Scotland Christmas markets are a great place to find unique and individual presents for the seasonal holiday, from traditional to modern gifts.
The local German markets offer guests an array of gifts and imported produce, ranging from intricately crafted jewellery and festive ornaments to children's wooden toys and trinkets. With stalls selling fresh food and wines such as Bratwurst, candies, gingerbread and glasses of delicious mulled Glühwein, you can indulge in the festive atmosphere of the Scotland Christmas markets and have a taste of some traditional German produce.
The equally popular Scottish markets also offer a variety of local produce to purchase from food and liqueurs to clothing, jewellery and decorated candles. Surrounded by festive sights and music, seasonal entertainment and a wealth of Christmas cheer, your visit to the enchanting Scotland Christmas markets will be one to remember for years to come.
The welcoming atmosphere emanating from the Scotland Christmas markets is the perfect way to start getting into the festive spirit. The charming stalls, warming mulled wine and seasonal decorations of the event are just some of the attractions that you can enjoy. On one of Great Rail Journeys' Christmas market breaks there is more than just the chance for some fantastic shopping included within your holiday itinerary. The remarkable sights that surround the Scotland Christmas markets also offer great sightseeing opportunities, from the historic architecture and castles to the museums and galleries displaying the country's culture and heritage. Each of our escorted rail tours is crafted in order for you to get the most out of the local surroundings, which is why there are often included excursions which can involve guided city tours, trips to local attractions of interest and much more. As soon as you arrive at the designated meeting point, your friendly Tour Manager will guide you through your holiday itinerary and help with any queries that may arise throughout your time amongst the Scotland Christmas markets. Always on hand to remind you of any arrangements or just to give general advice, this unflappable professional is just as comfortable stepping into the background when you want to explore more independently. As well as planned excursions and the presence of your Tour Manager, there are many other additional services that are included within the price of your holiday, such as accommodation, travel between local areas and certain meals.
In order to enhance the enjoyment of your festive time away, everything has been pre-planned to find you the best facilities, services and attractions available within the region whilst providing great value for money. For convenient access to the colourful festivities and entertainment of the Scotland Christmas markets, you will be staying in accommodation that is within easy reach of the seasonal proceedings. The comfort and facilities provided by each hotel are of paramount importance on our holidays and in addition to being greeted with a warm welcome, you will be offered a selection of hotel facilities and an en suite in every room. The holiday is yours to enjoy and whether you choose to sit back and indulge in a glass of fruity mulled wine and a tasty mince pie or search the eclectic stalls for the perfect present, there are plenty of festive activities and sights to entertain you on the Scotland Christmas markets.
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