Itinerary

Mon 11 Mar

Early afternoon arrival at Geneva airport, and transfer to the 4-star Tiffany Hotel, located in the elegant streets of the city centre, and within 5 minutes walking distance to the Grand Théâtre. The afternoon is free to settle in and relax, before a welcome dinner in a local restaurant.

Tue 12 Mar

Join your guide for a morning walking tour of Geneva, which is situated along the banks of Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps. We will visit highlights of the city centre, including the Cathedral, the Treille Promenade and the Flower Clock. The afternoon is at leisure before the evening opera performance.

Wed 13 Mar

Today we visit the Patek Philippe Museum, which contains a fascinating presentation of Genevese, Swiss and European watches and enamels dating from the 16th to the early 19th century. Free afternoon before the early evening performance.

Thu 14 Mar

Full day tour to Chillon where we see the vast castle, thought to date from 1150. We continue to Lavaux, terraced wineyards that stretch for about 30 km along the south-facing northern shores of Lake Geneva. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant during the tour. Evening at leisure.

Fri 15 Mar

Today is at leisure for you to make your own choice of activity. Early evening performance.

Sat 16 Mar

Join your guide for a full day excursion to Chamonix and Mont Blanc. We take the cable-car up the mountain where we enjoy lunch in a local restaurant with panoramic views. Return to Geneva for a free evening.

Sun 17 Mar

Free day for last-minute shopping and sightseeing. Mid-afternoon performance.

Mon 18 Mar

Morning transfer to the airport for your homeward journey.

Programme

Programme at the Grand Théâtre de Genève

12 Mar 19.30

DAS RHEINGOLD WagnerInc

13 Mar 18.00

DIE WALKÜRE WagnerInc

15 Mar 18.00

SIEGFRIED WagnerInc

17 Mar 15.00

GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG WagnerInc

D: Dieter Dorn

C: Georg Fritzsch

Cast includes: Tómas Tómasson, Stephan Rügamer, Ruxandra Donose, Will Hartmann, Michaela Kaune, Aleksey Tikhomirov, Petra Lang, Michael Weinius, Jeremy Milner

Flights

British Airways

11 Mar London Heathrow – Geneva dep: 11.45 arr: 14.30

18 Mar Geneva – London Heathrow dep: 13.30 arr: 14.20

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £3095
Single room supplement £945
Club Europe flight upgrade from £290
Land-only tour price £3010
Deposit required £450
Tour code GVA1

Tour price includes: Flights and airport taxes, group transfers from and to airport and for included performances where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, one dinner, two lunches, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, first or second category ticket to each included performance (first for Die Walküre and Götterdämmerung, second for Das Rheingold and Siegfried), opera synopses, restaurant guide and city notes, the services of our local representative or tour manager.