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Osprey Holidays Blog

Posts Tagged ‘christmas’

Our Favourite Christmas Markets

The Team October 17th, 2018

Plaisirs d’Hiver – Winterpret – Winter Wonders
© visit.brussels – Eric Danhier – 2017

We are getting into the true festive spirit here at Osprey Holidays as we feel the colder weather and dark nights drawing in. So it’s time to get snug, enjoy the magic and visit a Christmas Market!

The team have chosen their favourite ones to visit this year and here’s why. Read the rest of this entry »

Cracking Krakow!

Sarah Black January 12th, 2018

Christmas Markets, Main Square, Krakow, Poland

After arriving into Krakow it was great to have our transfer driver waiting for us ready to whisk us off to the hotel. After check-in we decided to have a quick wander round to get our bearings and check out the Christmas Markets Read the rest of this entry »

Rome by Steph & Melissa

Sarah Black January 3rd, 2017


We arrived in the evening so the traffic was light and from Ciampinio Airport to our hotel in central Rome it was only about a 35 minutes drive. It was lovely driving through Rome at this time of year and at night, as all the Christmas lights were glistening and it looked so festive, it got us right into the spirit of December! Read the rest of this entry »

Festive Opening Hours 2016/17

Sarah Black December 15th, 2016
Tallinn city. Estonia. Snow on trees in winter, panoram view

Tallinn covered in snow. Estonia

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone here at Osprey Holidays! If you need to get in touch with us please call 0131 243 8098 referring to our festive opening hours below. Read the rest of this entry »

28 Hours in Brussels by Helen

Sarah Black December 13th, 2016


Last week I headed over to Brussels for a trip to the Christmas markets, courtesy of Carlson Rezidor, Eurostar and the Belgian Tourist Office. Read the rest of this entry »

We have our Christmas Winner!

Sarah Black November 3rd, 2016

Racheal Stewart, Andersons Travel

Congratulations to Racheal Stewart from Andersons Travel in Bromborough ! After completing an Osprey Holidays city break booking last month and entering via email Racheal’s entry was chosen at random. She has won herself a fantastic 5-star two night city break for two to Berlin this winter courtesy of everyone here at Osprey Holidays. Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Best European Christmas Markets

The Team November 3rd, 2016

Christmas Markets in Berlin, Germany

With Christmas just around the corner, European cities are pulling out all the stops to make sure this year’s Christmas even bigger and better than before – expect beautiful displays, intricately crafted gifts, delicious hot foods, warming drinks and special events all prepared to get you feeling extra festive! Therefore we have hand-picked our top European Christmas Markets, to help you decide which city will make your December, a special one! Read the rest of this entry »

Win a Christmas Market Break!

Sarah Black July 1st, 2016

french dome and christmas market in berlin germany


We are giving one lucky person the chance to win a magical Christmas Market Break for two to the enchanting city of Berlin, Germany!

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Diane & Melissa go to Berlin!

The Team November 19th, 2014
Berlin - Diane & Melissa

Melissa & Diane at the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

We stayed two nights in Berlin and what more can we say – we loved it!

Berlin is a city of contrast, from the modern glass buildings in the west to the historical sites of the east, it really does have that fascinating mix of old and new.  Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Lights

Sarah Black October 20th, 2014
St. Nicholas Church in Amsterdam at twilight, The Netherlands

St. Nicholas Church in Amsterdam at twilight, The Netherlands

As we fully embrace autumn we can’t help but think about the countdown to Christmas – yes I did just say Christmas (only 10 more Fridays to go), where the nights draw in surprisingly quicker and we purchase our annual winter jackets.

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