Itinerary

Thu 25 Mar

Late afternoon arrival in Berlin and check-in at the stylish 4-star Westin Grand Hotel. Located in the centre of the city, it is a short walking distance to many landmarks, including the Staatsoper Unter den Linden. Relax before a welcome dinner in a local restaurant that evening.

Fri 26 Mar

Join your guide this morning for an excursion to nearby Potsdam where you will visit Sanssouci Palace, the former summer residence of Frederick the Great of Prussia, and considered a rival to Versailles. Stroll around the spectacular terraced gardens before departing for lunch in a local restaurant. You will then return to Berlin for the evening performance.

Sat 27 Mar

The day starts with a walking tour through Berlin’s Mitte district. Experience an insight into the evolution of Germany’s fascinating capital as you stroll along the Berlin Wall, follow Unter den Linden to the Brandenburg Gate, and see the rebuilt Reichstag building, the Holocaust Memorial and the infamous Checkpoint Charlie. Lunch and the afternoon are at leisure before the evening opera performance.

Sun 28 Mar

Today we take a farewell lunch at Käfer - a rooftop restaurant located in the spectacular dome of the Reichstag, offering stunning views of the city, followed by the afternoon performance at the Staatsoper Berlin. Your final evening is at leisure.

Mon 29 Mar

Transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight home.

Programme

26 Mar 20.00

VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRAInc

Programme includes:

Mozart Symphony No. 33 B-Dur KV 319

Mozart Symphony No. 38 D-Dur KV 504 - »Prager«

Mozart Piano Concerto in C Minor KV 491

Venue: Philharmonie Berlin

27 Mar 18.00

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO MozartInc

D: Vincent Huguet

C: Daniel Barenboim

Cast includes: Gyula Orendt, Elsa Dreisig, Nadine Sierra, Riccardio Fassi, Marianne Crebassa, Waltraud Meier, Stephan Rügamer, Siegfried Jerusalem, Maurizio Muraro, Liubov Medvedeva

Venue: Staatsoper Unter den Linden

28 Mar 16.00

PARSIFAL WagnerInc

D: Dmitri Tcherniakov

C: Daniel Barenboim

Cast includes: René Pape, Andreas Schager, Falk Struckmann, Marina Prudenskaya, John Tomlinson

Venue: Staatsoper Unter den Linden

Flights

British Airways

25 Mar London Heathrow - Berlin Brandenburg dep: 13.50 arr: 16.45

29 Mar Berlin Brandenburg - London Heathrow dep: 14.40 arr: 15.40

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £2195
Single room supplement £360
Club Europe flight upgrade from £400
Land-only tour price £2035
Deposit required £495
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, two lunches, one dinner, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, top category ticket for each included performance, opera synopsis, restaurant guide and city notes, the service of our local representative or tour manager.

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