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Christmas Breaks 2018

Our full range of Festive breaks, both in the lead up to Christmas, over Christmas itself and into the New Year are now on sale.

We have almost 60 different festive getaways, including Turkey and Tinsel Breaks, House Parties, Christmas Market and general Christmas Breaks and now is the time to be book.

Christmas has arrived early, that's right, our brand new 2018/2019 Christmas Markets & Festive Breaks tours have landed. Featuring 11 new tours and savings of up to £40 per person, this superb collection of holidays include Christmas and New Year breaks, Christmas Markets and magical Winter Wonderlands. So, what are you waiting for? It's time to start planning the most wonderful time of the year! 

Christmas is creeping closer, which usually means an endless amount of shopping, cooking and washing up, but not this year! Forget about being the people pleaser and let us take care of you this Christmas! From magical markets to Christmas, Twixmas and New Year Breaks, we know how to get the best out of the most wonderful time of the year.

Don’t leave your preparations until the last minute this year, book now to secure your place on a festive break to the UK or Europe full of superb seasonal celebrations with Shearings! Choose from cracking Christmas holidays with everything taken care of for you,

Turkey Tinsel Coach Breaks

This week we’ve picked out our 10 favourite Turkey & Tinsel breaks, to get you in the festive spirit! These five-day UK coach breaks stay in some of Britain’s best-loved holiday resorts and include mulled wine on arrival, a traditional Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine, festive afternoon tea and lively entertainment - everything you love about the festive season, but before everyone else!
Or maybe you’d prefer to travel a little further afield? In that case, you’re sure to love our exciting European holidays and river cruises departing this November and December.

So, whether you’re looking for all the fun of the festive season or a relaxing pre-Christmas escape, we’ve picked the perfect holidays for you this week! Secure your place and book now...

Turkey Tinsel Coach Breaks

Turkey Tinsel Coach Breaks

Festive Coach Holidays

Christmas Coach Breaks

That Christmas feeling of tingling excitement often gets lost within the end of year madness. All that shopping, queuing, cooking and cleaning, it's enough to make anyone feel like scrooge! So why not escape from it all, keep hold of that magical feeling this year, and enjoy a festive break full of Christmas cheer.

With only weeks until Christmas our 2018 Festive Breaks are filling up. So, if you're still looking for the perfect way to escape the usual Yuletide hustle and bustle, now's the time to act! Join us and make 2018 your best ever festive season, by celebrating it surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe...

Christmas Coach Holidays
Christmas On The Spanish Coast
9 Days From £859

Banish the winter blues and spend the holiday season in warmer climes on the Spanish Coast.

Rhine Christmas Break
Little Trains of the Romantic Rhine at Christmas
5 Days From £559

It’s full steam ahead on this festive coach holiday to Germany as we journey through the Rhine Valley on a number of exhilarating rail rides.

Sorrento Christmas Tour
Christmas in Sorrento & New Year on Lake Como
15 Days From £1,549

‘Buon Natale’ that’s merry Christmas in Italian, and that’s exactly what you can expect on this delightful tour to Italy, a merry Christmas and a very happy New Year!

Leinz Christmas Break
Christmas in Lienz, the Grossglockner & Dolomites
7 Days From £889

Enjoy a wonderful Christmas amongst Alpine delights such as the awe-inspiring Grossglockner and the impressive Italian Dolomites on this festive filled holiday by coach.

Bavarian Christmas Break
Christmas in the Bavarian Forest
7 Days From £669

Explore the delights of the Bavarian Forest, together with time in the charming Czech city of Cesky Krumlov and Passau, the ‘Three Rivers City.

Christmas in Switzerland
Christmas in Switzerland
7 Days From £939

Experience a traditional Swiss Christmas, as we spend time visiting some of the country’s most spectacular natural sights.

Leinz Christmas Break
Christmas on the Italian Riviera
8 Days From £869

Travel by coach to the exclusive Italian Riviera, and have yourself a Christmas brimming with trimmings, on this glamorous all-inclusive holiday to Italy.

Leinz Christmas Break
Four Countries Christmas & Swiss Glacier Express
7 Days From £879

Experience four countries this Christmas, as we offer you a taste of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Lichtenstein.

Dutch Christmas Break
Christmas in Holland - Dutch Delights
5 Days From £529

Experience four countries this Christmas, as we offer you a taste of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Lichtenstein.

Leinz Christmas Break
4-Star Christmas in
8 Days From £939

Witness the beautiful Bavarian castles and visit the traditional village of Oberammergau, on this festive coach holiday with lasting memories.

Austrian Tyrol Christmas Break
Christmas in the Austrian Tyrol
8 Days From £839

Enjoy a traditional Austrian Christmas, amidst superb Christmas scenery on this fully escorted coach holiday.

Lake Como Christmas Tour
Christmas on Lakes Como & Maggiore All-Inclusive
8 Days From £889

Have a Christmas all taken care of on this all-inclusive festive coach holiday to Italy. Staying on the shores of Lake Como, enjoy your Christmas lunch with all the trimmings, whilst surrounded by spectacular lakeside scenery.

Lake Como Christmas Break
Lake Como - Christmas All Inclusive
8 Days From £524

Join our fantastic festive getaway and take in the wonderful seasonal mountain and lake views around lovely Lake Como. This is a perfect destination for you to relax and enjoy the great value inclusive package and festive hospitality at the popular Hotel Britannia Excelsior.

Tossa De Mar Christmas Break
Christmas in Tossa de Mar
8 Days From £429

Tossa de Mar, with its beautiful beaches and fantastic location on the Costa Brava is an excellent holiday destination and is the ideal place for a festive getaway. We include a full board package including a festive Christmas lunch and water and wine included with all meals.

Rosas Christmas Tour
Christmas in Rosas
8 Days From £499

Spend Christmas in the stunning coastal town of Rosas, located on the Costa Brava and boasting wonderful views of this picturesque destination. We’ll have an excellent time during our holiday, from relaxing at our hotel to taking a trip to Barcelona, enjoying a scenic drive and exploring the charming town of Figueres.

Austria Christmas Break
4-Star Fairy Tale Christmas
in Austria
8 Days From £929

Experience a typical Austrian Christmas on this spectacular festive tour. Enjoy delicious dinners and a horse and carriage ride in between visits to the country's most celebrated cities.

Christmas Coach Holidays
Christmas & New Year on the Spanish Coast
14 Days From £1,049

If you want to spend Christmas in warmer climes, then join us on this fully escorted tour of the stunning Spanish coast. From your base in Santa Susanna, we offer a number of exciting excursions.

Book now for Christmas 2018 & SAVE up to £30 per person!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And, as we've now officially entered the season of giving, we'd like to offer you the chance to SAVE up to £30 per person on your 2018 Festive Break with Leger Holidays. With an array of Christmas Market, Christmas, New Year and Winter Wonderland breaks to choose from, there's no reason not to get next Christmas wrapped up early!

Christmas Coach Holidays
Christmas in Sorrento
& New Year on Lake Como
15 Days From £1,499

Enjoy the delights of Sorrento at Christmas, with the option of visiting the Amalfi coast. Plus, see in the New Year on the shores of Lake Como.

Christmas Coach Holidays
Little Trains of Saxony & Dresden Christmas Markets
7 Days From £749

Combine the fascinating mix of Saxony's steam driven transport, with the magical Christmas markets of Dresden.

Christmas Coach Holidays
UK Christmas Breaks
From £394

Let us take all the hard work out of Christmas, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy yourself. With our Christmas coach holidays you can choose from destinations all over the UK and a wide range of accommodation at Bay Hotels, Coast and Country Hotels or specially selected Partner Hotels. 

Europe Christmas Holidays
Europe Christmas Breaks
From £414

Make the most of Christmas with a relaxing European holiday, with breaks from the Costa Brava and the Italian Lakes, to the Moselle Valley and historical Bruges to choose from. Get a a taste of how Christmas is celebrated in other countries, and enjoy everything you love about Christmas - including a traditional Christmas dinne

UK Christmas Holidays

Christmas Newquay

Make this Christmas extra special! We’ll take all the hard work out of Christmas, leaving you to relax and enjoy yourself. For festive fun Bay Hotels are ideal, with lively entertainment and like-minded holidaymakers.

5 Days departing:
Dec 23 FROM ONLY £464PP

Christmas St Ives

Make this Christmas extra special! We’ll take all the hard work out of Christmas, leaving you to relax and enjoy yourself. For festive fun Bay Hotels are ideal, with lively entertainment and like-minded holidaymakers.

5 Days departing:
Dec 23 FROM ONLY £474PP

Christmas Ilfracombe

Make this Christmas extra special! We’ll take all the hard work out of Christmas, leaving you to relax and enjoy yourself. For festive fun Bay Hotels are ideal, with lively entertainment and like-minded holidaymakers.

5 Days departing:
Dec 23 FROM ONLY £464PP

Christmas Torquay

Make this Christmas extra special with this excellent holiday to Torbay, staying at the Tor Park Hotel. We’ll take all the hard work out of Christmas, leaving you to relax and enjoy yourself, with lively entertainment and the opportunity to meet like-minded holidaymakers.

5 Days departing:
Dec 23 FROM ONLY £464PP

Christmas Exmouth

Make this Christmas extra special! We’ll take all the hard work out of Christmas, leaving you to relax and enjoy yourself. For festive fun Bay Hotels are ideal, with lively entertainment and like-minded holidaymakers.

5 Days departing:
Dec 23 FROM ONLY £469PP

European Christmas Holidays

Christmas In Lloret

Enjoy a superb Christmas holiday and explore the picturesque town of Lloret de Mar, found in Catalonia. With its sweeping beaches and pretty town centre, Lloret is perfect for winter sun holidays, and we’ll explore Barcelona and enjoy a scenic drive along the Costa Brava, as well as celebrating Christmas with our fellow passengers.

8 Days departing:
Dec 21 FROM ONLY £394P

Ostend Drinks Inclusive Christmas

Join us for a magical Christmas break in Ostend, known for its wonderful atmosphere and excellent location. We’ll spend time celebrating this amazing time of year at the Royal Astrid Hotel, as well as visiting nearby destinations with our excursions, including Brussels, Bruges and Sluis.

6 Days departing:
Dec 22 FROM ONLY £509PP

Festive River Cruises

Christmas On The Danube

Celebrate a magical Christmas and enjoy the festivities amid the backdrop of the Danube River. Rejoice in the wintery scenery of the river banks and pass by traditional towns and villages decorated with twinkling Christmas lights and decorations.

7 Days departing:
Dec 22 FROM ONLY £919PP

Rhine Valley Christmas

Take in the amazing scenery along the Rhine on this wonderful festive river cruise and admire the beautiful winter landscapes. Travelling to the traditional towns of Andernach, Koblenz, Boppard and Oberwesel, we’ll enjoy free time in Cologne as well as indulging in two exciting optional excursions.

8 Days departing:
Dec 21 FROM ONLY £779PP

Disney's Enchanted Christmas

Disney Christmas Breaks

With a magical variety of shows and parades, heartwarming decorations, snowflake sensations and a Christmas tree that almost touches the stars, nothing compares to the build up to Christmas at Disneyland® Paris!

Leger Holidays make getting to the magic easy and affordable, with admission to both Disney® parks, the option of travelling by self-drive or coach, and a wonderful choice of themed Disney® Hotels all included in our prices!

Disney Christmas Breaks

Intriguing Christmas 2018 holiday ideas...


Fancy something a little different from your Christmas this year? Whether you’re celebrating with the whole family and are looking for a getaway to suit everyone, or need a tranquil break for two we’ve rounded up some of our festive destinations, all of which can be enjoyed on a Shearings holiday. From the Scottish Highlands to the Spanish resort of Costa Brava, a festive holiday with Shearings can be as unique and special as you wish. Choose to relax in welcoming surroundings or explore new winter wonderlands – read on to find some of our most popular festive holiday destinations.

Rhine Valley, Germany

How about a Christmas river cruise? The Rhine Valley is a delightful destination for a Christmas getaway, with wonderful winter scenes to sail through as you celebrate with like-minded holidaymakers on board an inviting river cruise vessel.  Christmas river cruises are especially appealing because at this time of year, the views outside your ship are ever-changing winter wonderlands, adding a little extra touch of winter magic to the festivities. The Rhine Valley is home to some of Europe’s most breathtaking beauty, making it absolutely perfect for a Christmas river cruise. Sail through the Rhine Valley with Shearings this Christmas.

The Scottish Highlands

This might not be the first place you think of for a Christmas getaway, but Highland resorts such as Fort William are home to some truly beautiful scenery, so if we’re lucky enough to be blessed with a white Christmas this year, Fort William will be a fantastic place from which to enjoy it. And if you choose to celebrate on a Shearings holiday, there’s no need to worry if the weather outside is frightful, because you’ll enjoy the company of fellow holidaymakers in your hotel,  with fantastic festive entertainment and, on the big day, you’ll be treated to a delicious four-course traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings.

Enjoy Christmas in Fort William with Shearings.

Tyrol, Austria

The Tyrol region of Austria is a truly magical place to take a Christmas holiday, as the streets are festooned with twinkling festive lights and the unmistakable scents of Christmas waft delightfully through the air, creating a unique festive feeling. If you’d like to experience a Christmas with a difference this year, why not try a Tyrolean Christmas getaway with Shearings? You’ll stay in the quaint town of Kufstein, located near Bavaria, where you’ll celebrate Christmas in a charming family-run hotel. Truly magical! Enjoy an Austrian Christmas with Shearings this year!

Ilfracombe, England

Now, a Devonshire seaside resort might not immediately spring to mind for Christmas holidays, but if you were to take a Christmas break here, we’re sure you’d be very pleasantly surprised! Picturesque North Devon is truly beautiful in the winter, and, of course, you’ll enjoy that superb Shearings Christmas package, including fantastic festive entertainment and a traditional four-course Christmas lunch!

Celebrate Christmas in Devon this year!

Costa Brava, Spain

Why not turn the heat up for Christmas 2017 with a Christmas break to Spain’s golden coast? Shearings can take you to the superb Costa Brava resort of Rosas this Christmas, where you’ll find picturesque winter sun beauty and fantastic festive celebrations. Celebrate Christmas in Rosas this year!

And these are just five Christmas crackers from Shearings for 2017! Why not explore more of Shearings’ Christmas breaks for yourself?

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