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Lille & Ypres

Lille & Ypres
No. of Days
3 days / 2 nights
Coach & Ferry
Hotel Location
School Hotel
Meal Basis
Age Group
11 to 18yrs
Prices From
Mix of Subjects
Languages / Leisure & Tourism

Lille Christmas Market

This is one of the most popular Christmas markets in France, with a truly festive feel, street entertainment and a giant Ferris wheel. The Euralille indoor shopping centre is close by, and has a good selection of shops.

Ypres Christmas Market

A small traditional Christmas market, with an ice rink and chocolate shops, and a very cosy atmosphere. If you have time, attend the Last Post and visit the Trenches at Hill 62 Sanctuary Wood.

Travel Time From Calais

Approx. 1 1/2hrs from Calais to Ypres by coach

Sample Itinerary

Day 1:
Travel to Dover for the ferry crossing to Calais. Arrive Ypres in time for dinner.

Day 2:
AM: Visit the chocolate shops and skating rink in Ypres.
PM: Enjoy the Lille & Ypres Christmas markets, full of brightly lit stalls and festive cheer.
EVE: Attend the Last Post at the Menin Gate.

Day 3:
AM: Some last minute chocolate shopping. Drive to Calais for the ferry crossing to Dover and return to school.

Theme Parks

• Bellewaerde Park

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