Itinerary

Wed 12 Jul

Mid-afternoon arrival in Berlin and transfer to the 5-star Westin Grand Hotel, located in the heart of the city on the corner of Friedrichstrasse and Unter den Linden. Welcome dinner in a local restaurant.

Thu 13 Jul

This morning join your guide for a tour of historical Berlin, visiting important sights such as Unter den Linden, the Gendarmenmarkt and the Nicholas Quarter with the Nicholas Church and the Ephraim Palais. Afternoon at leisure before the evening performance at the Komische Oper.

Fri 14 Jul

Day at leisure to make your own choice of activity. We include a 3-day Berlin Museum Pass which gives free entry to around 40 of the city’s museums, including the Old National Gallery, the Cathedral, the Jewish Museum and the Pergamon Museum. Evening performance.

Sat 15 Jul

Today we take a visit to the Spandau Citadel. Spandau Castle was first built by the Margraves of Brandenburg, and in the 16th century was made into one of the most important Renaissance fortresses in Europe. Return to Berlin for a farewell lunch in a local restaurant and the afternoon at leisure. Final evening performance at the Komische Oper.

Sun 16 Jul

Late morning transfer to Tegel airport for your homeward flight.

Programme

Programme at the Komische Oper Berlin

13 Jul 19:30

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA RossiniInc

D: Kirill Serebrennikov

C: Antonello Manacorda

Cast: Tansel Akzeybek, Nicole Chevalier, Dominik Köninger, Tareq Nazmi, Denis Milo

14 Jul 19.30

ZOROASTRE RameauInc

D: Tobias Kratzer

C: Christian Curnyn

Cast: Thomas Walker, Thomas Dolié, Katherine Watson, Nadja Mchantaf, Tom Erik Lie, Denis Milo

15 Jul 19.30

MEDEA ReimannInc

D: Benedict Andrews

C: Steven Sloane

Cast: Nicole Chevalier, Anna Bernacka, Nadine Weissmann, Ivan Turšić, Günter Papendell, Eric Jurenas

Flights

British Airways

12 Jul London Heathrow – Berlin Tegel dep: 12.55 arr: 15.50

16 Jul Berlin Tegel – London Heathrow dep: 14.30 arr: 15.35

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £1695
Single room supplement £260
Club Europe flight upgrade from £275
Land-only tour price £1525
Deposit required £350
Tour code BER1

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