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.
21 Jul 11.00
DON QUICHOTTE MassenetInc
D: Mariame Clément
C: Antonino Fogliani
Cast includes: Gábor Bretz, Anna Goryachova and Léonie Renaud
22 Jul 19.30
MESSA DA REQUIEM VerdiInc
C: Fabio Luisi
Cast: Maria José Siri, Anna Goryachova, Sergey Romanovsky and Gábor Bretz
23 Jul 21.15
D: Philipp Stölzl
Cast includes: Stephen Costello, Franco Vassallo and Hila Fahima
Venue: Floating Stage
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
|Single room supplement||£360|
|Club Europe flight upgrade from||£350|
|Land-only tour price||£2265|
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.