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Manchester Christmas Markets

  • Chocolate stalls at Manchester Christmas Markets ©Emma Beard

    Chocolate stalls at Manchester Christmas Markets
  • Christmas shopper ©Marketing Manchester

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3 day tour
From £89 per person - minimum 20 passengers

For a truly festive experience, visit the magical Manchester Christmas Markets. Take in the aroma of roasting chestnuts while browsing the hand crafted wares. There is something for everyone from jewellery and clothes to wooden toys. You can grab a warm glühwein and some delicious festive food from German Sausages to Dutch pancakes. There are more than 300 stalls spread across the city centre offering international specialties. Considered to be amongst the best in Britain and Europe, you will not be able to help but get into the Christmas spirit, all whilst enjoying the fantastic city of Manchester.


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November and December 2022 & 2023

Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Travel to Manchester

Day 2

Manchester Christmas Markets

Spend the day surrounded by the hustle and bustle of one of Europe’s premier Christmas markets. Your senses will be truly overwhelmed with the delicious smells, twinkling lights, and sounds of Christmas festivities. After a day outside exploring we will return to our hotel for a warming festive meal.

Day 3

Return home

Ask the Greatdays team for ideas for stop-offs on the way.

Suggested Hotels

Best Western Cresta Court Altrincham ****

This contemporary and stylish hotel is ideally located in Altrincham, only 30 minutes tram journey from central Manchester. It provides a great base to explore Manchester and the surrounding area. Many shops, cafes, bars and restaurants are within walking distance from the hotel. Guests can enjoy a lovely meal in the hotel restaurant. All 148 rooms have been recently refurbished and feature widescreen LCD TVs, tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryers, Wi-Fi and toiletries.

Novotel Manchester West  ***

Situated just outside Manchester in the picturesque village of Worsley, the Novotel Manchester West hotel is ideally placed for your stay, with easy access to the M60. This modern, spacious and friendly hotel has a restaurant, bar, gym and patio area. There are 119 bedrooms, all with lift access and free coach parking is available.

Novotel Manchester West

Dates 3 days / 2 nights
2022 dates From £89.00 per person
2023 dates From £102.00 per person


All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place in a single room, both are based on a minimum 20 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at

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