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Christmas Shopping in Newcastle

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Mini Cruise to Newcastle for Christmas Shopping

A MiniCruise to Newcastle is the perfect combination of a city trip and relaxed sailing aboard a luxury ferry. Enjoy wining & dining on board with other ANBO members and be surprised by the beautiful and versatile city of Newcastle.

As an ANBO member you now pay only 119, - pp for a 4-day MiniCruise including prosecco, breakfast and dinner on the outward journey. The great thing is: John de Wolf is also traveling more on this cruise!

No baggage restrictions

Delicious onboard cuisine

Return coach transfers to City Centre

Depart 25 November

    Including a glass of prosecco, dinner and breakfast on the outward journey

    Overnight in a hotel in Newcastle - choice of different hotels

    Relaxed sailing by luxury ferry and spend the night in a comfortable cabin

DFDS ferry to Newcastle from Amsterdam

Day 1


Check-in opens


Depart IJmuiden for Newcastle


Day 2


Arrive in North Shields near Newcastle


First Coach departs for Newcastle city centre


Drop you baggage at your hotel of choice in Newcastle


Day at Leisure begins


Day 3


Explore beautiful Newcastle


Grab a bite at a restaurant


Coaches begin departing Newcastle for ferry terminal


Depart North Shields for Holland

DFDS Ferry

Day 4


Buffet breakfast available onboard


Arrive in Ijmuiden

Newcastle christmas market

Christmas atmosphere in Newcastle

In the winter, the streets are lit with fairy lights and the festive market dominates the city centre. Stroll the streets together and view historic buildings, such as the medieval Castle on the outskirts of the city. You'll love staying overnight in Newcastle thanks to the bustling nightlife and wonderful atmosphere.

Columbus Club onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam

Relaxation starts onboard

Your holiday starts as soon as you board. Start with a delicious dinner in the buffet restaurant, Explorer's Kitchen, afterwards, have a drink in one of our cozy bars or take a gamble in the casino. Enjoy all of this in the festive atmosphere onboard - you will almost forget that you are in the middle of the sea! You will then enjoy a wonderful night's sleep in your own comfortable cabin before the beautiful Northern English coastline comes into view.

Couple smiling

All DFDS Mini Cruises

Our mini cruise breaks are our most popular breaks, and it’s easy to see why. Not only do you get to spend time in a fantastic city, but you’ll also be treated to 2 nights onboard our modern, comfortable and well-equipped cruise ferries.

Our mini cruises are the perfect combination of a short city break and a cruise experience.

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