Itinerary

Thu 11 May

Lunchtime arrival in Wroclaw via Munich, and transfer to the 5-star Sofitel Wroclaw Hotel, located in the heart of the Old Town. Welcome dinner in the hotel or a local restaurant.

Fri 12 May

Join your guide for a walking tour of the historical centre of the city, beginning in the Market Square where the Town Hall is renowned for its Gothic-Renaissance architecture. We continue on to Cathedral Island to see the Gothic Cathedral of St John the Baptist and then visit the Aula Leopoldina, a beautiful Baroque Hall located in the university buildings. Afternoon at leisure before the evening concert in the National Forum of Music, the new seat of the Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra.

Sat 13 May

Today we travel into the region of Lower Silesia to see the famous Church of Peace in Świdnica. The spectacular interior features sacral paintings and rich baroque decoration and a private organ concert lasting approximately 15 minutes will take place there. We then continue to the Castle in Ksiaz, one of the biggest existing aristocratic residences in Poland, and surrounded by dense forest. Lunch is included within the tour. Return to Wroclaw for some free time before the evening opera performance.

Sun 14 May

Today we visit Wroclaw’s Royal Palace and the Centennial Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage site which is currently used as an extraordinary venue for concerts and performances. Afternoon at leisure before the final performance at the Opera, followed by a farewell dinner in a local restaurant.

Mon 15 May

Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the airport for your homeward flight via Frankfurt.

Programme

12 May 19.00

DER RING OHNE WORTE Wagner/MaazelInc

C: Jacek Kaspzyk

Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Venue: National Forum of Music, Wroclaw

13 May 19.00

LA CENERENTOLA RossiniInc

Venue: Wroclaw Opera

14 May 18.00

NABUCCO VerdiInc

Venue: Wroclaw Opera

Casting to be confirmed nearer to the date of departure.

Flights

Lufthansa

11 May London Heathrow – Munich dep: 10.55 arr: 13.40

11 May Munich– Wroclaw dep: 16.50 arr: 18.50

15 May Wroclaw – Frankfurt dep: 13.05 arr: 14.00

15 May Frankfurt – London Heathrow dep: 16.00 arr: 17.05

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £1545
Business class flight upgrade from £350
Land-only tour price £1390
Deposit required £350
Tour code WRO1

Tour price includes: Flights and airport taxes, group transfers from and to airport and for included activities where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, one lunch, two dinners, 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.