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Monschau Christmas

Sunday 10 December | 12h20 - 20h30
, Monschau, Germany

Additional Information

Coach pick-up point:
Place Schuman
trip by 4* coach, bottled water or orange juice, glass-blowing demonstration, great group of international people, a lifetime memory
Child ticket available:
Yes, for up to 16 years (€40), First add regular ticket(s) and then select child tickets on cart page.
Members please log in before registering, Non-members are welcome to join us, You can book as long as the [Book now] button is still active, even the evening before departure., For more (last-minute) information don't hesitate to mail us at info@expatclub.org or call 0495-345144.
Practical information for participants:
Laura Simona

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The earlier announced snow fall is unfortunately not going to happen. Weather conditions change very fast in Belgium 🙁

This afternoon/evening Christmas trip leads us to one of Germany’s most beautiful and picturesque towns. With its well-preserved half-timbered houses and its narrow streets, Monschau is the pearl of the Eifel regio. We were several times before, also during Christmas. The entire seems to be completely built for this festive purpose and you’ll know why if you join us.

© Monschau Turistik GmbH

To snow or not to snow… | © Monschau Turistik GmbH

Monschau is known as the Türmacherstadt, the doormakerscity, although the main industry was cloth-mills. This medieval town has many picturesque corners, whereas the view from above is just spectacular. All buildings are required to keep their slate-clad roofs in optimal condition, which gives Monschau such a beautiful character.

Night falls over Monschau | © IndustryAndTravel – Fotolia.com

Monschau’s Christmas market is different from all other cities like Cologne and Düsseldorf that “dress up” for Christmas. Monschau simply embodies Christmas. The entire town breathes the atmosphere that the end of the year approaching. You will find many lovely small shops, boutiques, restaurants and galleries. And on top of that come dozens of Christmas Markets stalls.

We depart from Place Schuman in the early afternoon by luxury 4* coach with on-board toilet, bar, AC, DVD and flatscreen TVs. All you have to do is to sit back in your reclining seat, relax and enjoy the ride. Along the way  you will be served complimentary drinks and snacks.

© Monschau Turistik GmbH

Marktplatz | © Monschau Turistik GmbH

Our relatively late departure means you can get some good rest this Sunday morning. Our arrival is in the middle of the afternoon which means that we can immediately experience the Christmas markets in full swing. Also, shortly after it will be getting dark and with the thousands of decorative lights the town will turn into a magical place.

© yasmapaz - Fotolia

© yasmapaz – Fotolia

Upon arrival everyone is invited to join us for a fascinating glass blowing demonstration in the We organise a private guided tour through Monschau. This way you will learn everything about the history of this little town. The tour is included in the price and is a perfect way to start our visit to this special town.

© Monschau Glasshütte

© Monschau Glasshütte

After our visit to the Monschauer Glasshütte you can on your own explore the village, its tourist highlights, the lovely shops and of course the Christmas stalls.

Join us for the Glühwein | © Tanya - Fotolia.com

Join us for the Glühwein | © Tanya – Fotolia.com

We close the day with a gathering under the big Christmas tree of the Markt Platz and enjoy a glühwein before we head back to Brussels. We depart at 18h45 and our estimated return time in Brussels is 20h30.

* The bus size and configuration depend on the number of people joining us.

Your comments


  1. Wendy

    This is my first trip with the Expat Club. Please send me the exact address of the pick up location to my email (bashnan@aol.com). Thank you.

    1. Edgar Post author

      It is at the bus stop in front of the KBC bank on the roundabout itself. You can’t miss it. We will send you also more information tomorrow by email.

  2. Maria

    Will there be other trips during other weekends? The itinerary is brilliant , perfect timings too.

    1. Edgar Post author

      This is the last trip there Maria. It’s now or n… in 2018 🙂