Itinerary

Tue 8 Aug

Afternoon arrival in Stockholm and transfer to the 4-star Scandic Continental Hotel, located in the heart of the city and close to the Old Town (Gamla Stan). Welcome dinner in the hotel.

Wed 9 Aug

Join your guide for a morning tour of Stockholm’s Old Town. We visit some of the major sights including the Cathedral, the City Hall, home of the Nobel Prize banquet, and the magnificent Royal Palace. Afternoon at leisure, before departing by steamer to Drottningholm Palace where today’s Royal Family have their residence. Dinner will be served at the restaurant in Drottningholm before the evening performance at the Court Theatre. Return to Stockholm by coach.

Thu 10 Aug

This morning is at leisure for independent exploration of the city. In the late afternoon we transfer to the Strandvägen boulevard on the waterfront to take a boat trip to Ulriksdal, during which a plate of Swedish delicacies and a glass of wine will be served. Evening performance at the Confidencen Theatre in Ulriksdal, after which we transfer by coach back to the hotel.

Fri 11 Aug

Morning departure to Stockholm Arlanda airport for your homeward flight.

 

EXTEND YOUR TOUR FOR OPERA IN DALHALLA

The Dalhalla Opera Festival is staged in a former limestone quarry in the lakelands of Dalarna, and this year provides the spectacular backdrop for a concert version of Delibes’ Lakmé, which of course includes the world-famous Flower Duet. This production from Malmö Opera features Svetlana Moskalenko in the title role.

We can offer an extension including return travel from Stockholm to Dalarna, accommodation, first-category ticket for the opera and local assistance. Please ask for a quote.

Programme

Programme

9 Aug 19.30

COSÌ FAN TUTTE MozartInc

D: Ivan Alexandre

C: Marc Minkowski

Cast: Ana Maria Labin, Serena Malfi, Robert Gleadow, Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani, Giulia Semenzato, Jean-Sébastien Bou

Venue: Drottningholm Court Theatre

10 Aug 19.00

ORFEO ED EURIDICE GluckInc

D: Arnold Östman

C: Arnold Östman

Cast: tbc

Venue: Ulriksdal Palace Theatre Confidencen

Flights

British Airways

8 Aug London Heathrow – Stockholm Arlanda dep: 11.20 arr: 14.50

11 Aug Stockholm Arlanda – London Heathrow dep: 13.30 arr: 15.15

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £1495
Single room supplement £270
Club Europe flight upgrade from £300
Land-only tour price £1395
Deposit required £400
Tour code STO1

Tour price includes: Flights and airport taxes, group transfers from and to airport and for included activities where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, two dinners, one light snack, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, first category ticket for each included performance, opera synopses, restaurant guide and city notes, the services of our local representative or tour manager.

“Can't wait for our next tour!”

Dr M, Middlesex