Itinerary

Sat 20 Jul

Arrive mid-afternoon in Zürich and approx. 2 hour transfer by private coach to the 4-star Hotel Bad Schachen in Lindau on the southfacing shore of Lake Constance. Welcome drink upon arrival and dinner that night in the hotel.

Sun 21 Jul

Travel the short distance by coach along Lake Constance to Bregenz for a late morning performance of Massenet’s comedy Don Quichotte in the Festspielhaus. This is followed by a 3-course lunch at a local restaurant and a guided backstage tour of the Festival Complex. Return to the hotel in Lindau for the evening and dinner at leisure.

Mon 22 Jul

Join your guide for a walking tour of Lindau island, exploring its medieval town and picturesque location. Choose from one of the many restaurants on the island for lunch and enjoy a stroll before returning to the hotel. There is time to relax before departing for Bregenz and a performance of Verdi’s Requiem, conducted by Fabio Luisi with a cast of four outstanding soloists.

Tue 23 Jul

Spend the day at leisure and maybe take advantage of the Bad Schachen Spa or indoor pool. A special barbecue dinner is provided at the hotel before departing for Bregenz. The journey on this occasion is by boat, crossing Lake Constance and watching the breathtaking lake stage come into view whilst sipping a glass of sparkling wine. Tonight’s performance is Verdi’s powerful and tragic opera Rigoletto, which is being performed for the first time on the Festival’s floating stage.

Wed 24 Jul

Transfer to Zürich for the afternoon flight to London.

Programme

21 Jul 11.00

DON QUICHOTTE MassenetInc

D: Mariame Clément

C: Antonino Fogliani

Cast includes: Gábor Bretz, Anna Goryachova and Léonie Renaud

Venue: Festspielhaus

22 Jul 19.30

MESSA DA REQUIEM VerdiInc

C: Fabio Luisi

Cast: Maria José Siri, Anna Goryachova, Sergey Romanovsky and Gábor Bretz

Venue: Festspielhaus

23 Jul 21.15

RIGOLETTO VerdiInc

D: Philipp Stölzl

C: tbc

Cast includes: Stephen Costello, Franco Vassallo and Hila Fahima

New Production

Venue: Floating Stage

Flights

British Airways

20 Jul London Heathrow - Zürich dep: 12.10 arr: 15.00

24 Jul Zürich - London Heathrow dep: 15.50 arr: 16.40

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £2475
Single room supplement £360
Club Europe flight upgrade from £350
Land-only tour price £2265
Deposit required £600
Tour code BRE1

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 lunch, welcome drink, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, first or second category ticket for each performance, opera synopses, restaurant guide and city notes, the services of our local representative or tour manager.

*Please contact us should you wish to upgrade to a lake side facing
view with or without a balcony.

“We have always enjoyed travelling with you. Each and every trip so far has been of high quality and well beyond expectations.

Mrs K, London