Podge’s Belgian Beer Tours

Tour 99 / Christmas in Antwerp 2019

Sunday 22 December – Friday 27 December 2019

We love Belgium (and winter beers) at Christmas and we love taking a coach full of like-minded people. For Christmas 2018 we stayed for five nights in the city of Antwerp at the central Ibis Hotel and spent Christmas Day in a brewery. For Christmas 2019 we are already booked in at the centrally located hotel again and are also booked in for a full day's entertainment on Christmas Day at the lovely Slot Oostende. Siobhan will arrange a new itinerary, but to get an idea of what the 2019 Tour will look like, have a look at our 2018 Christmas Tour itinerary.

We will have a group meal in a beer restaurant next to a beautiful castle in East Flanders with the oldest wrought iron suspension bridge in Europe and as if that were not exciting enough, the restaurant is in the brick tower dove-cot with room for 700 pigeons. I can’t wait.

This Tour is still being built so keep an eye on this web page or our newsletters for updates. If you want to join us on this Tour please send Siobhan an email or call her on +44 (0)1245 354677 for details on how to secure a place or if you have any questions about this Tour. Antwerp at Christmas

Antwerp at Christmas.

Tour Price to be issued in the first half of 2019 will be per person based on sharing in a twin or double room

Single Supplement: £to be advised in the first half of 2019

If you are travelling alone and want to share a room with another traveller please contact Siobhan as we are regularly able to pair up travellers in twin rooms to avoid the need for payments of Single Supplements.

Included in the cost of this Tour are:

Hotel accommodation and breakfasts;

Hotel city taxes;

Luxury coach travel on a 49 seater coach with toilet;

All brewery visits, tours and brewery beer tastings;

Entrance fees to attractions, museums and historical sites;

All items marked with an asterisk above and on the individual detailed tour itinerary when issued;

Copies of Podge’s City Bar Guides and Maps for the town where we stay or spend some time;

Still and sparkling water on the coach;

Pick up from Ipswich (at bus shelter outside Crown House, Crown Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3HS (opposite NCP Car Park), Colchester (Southway Chapel St South Layby) or Chelmsford (The Woolpack, Mildmay Road). Arrangements can be made for different joining points on the way to Folkestone or even on the other side of the channel.

Travellers are responsible for the costs of all food and drink apart from items marked with an asterisk on the detailed itinerary plus all passport and insurance costs.

All itinerary times are local and approximate.

Personal insurance is not included in the Tour price but is strongly advised, as is carrying the European Health Insurance Card available online, by phone or via the Post Office.

If you have any questions or would like to join us please send Siobhan an email or call on +44 (0)1245 354677.

All Tours are subject to our Terms and Conditions.

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