Tue 14 Apr
Late afternoon arrival in Wrocław via Munich, and transfer to the 5-star Sofitel Old Town Hotel. Located in the heart of the historic district, the hotel is close to many of the city’s main tourist attractions. There will be a little time to rest and relax before a welcome dinner that evening.
Wed 15 Apr
Join your guide this morning for a tour of the Old Town. Highlights include the impressive Market Square, historic Solny Square, the picturesque street of Stare Jatki and the City Museum, housed in a former Royal Palace. The tour then continues to Cathedral Island and Sand Island, with their superb Gothic and Baroque churches, and ends with lunch in a local restaurant. The afternoon is free before the short walk to the National Forum of Music for that evening’s special Opera Gala. After the performance, there may be the possibility to meet the charming star of the show, Polish tenor Piotr Beczała.
Thu 16 Apr
Today is an excursion to Lower Silesia, stopping first in Książ to visit the town’s vast Castle, strikingly perched on a rock face high above sea level. After lunch in a local restaurant, you will continue to Świdnica and the 17th-century Church of Peace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built from wood and hay and adorned with folk-style paintings, it resembles a theatre, and there you will be treated to a 15-minute private organ recital. Return to Wrocław for some free time before the opera performance that evening.
Fri 17 Apr
This morning you will join your guide for further cultural exploration of Wrocław. Visits include the University and the Aula Leopoldina (an impressively ornate Baroque Hall), as well as the Centennial Hall, an outstanding example of early Modernism and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch and the afternoon are at leisure before the opera performance that evening.
Sat 18 Apr
Morning transfer to the airport for the homeward flight via Munich.
15 Apr 19.00
OPERA GALA WITH PIOTR BECZAŁAInc
C: Wojciech Rajski
Tenor: Piotr Beczała
Venue: National Forum of Music
16 Apr 19.00
D: Maria Sartova
Venue: Wrocław Opera House
17 Apr 19.00
D: Cezary Iber
Venue: Wrocław Opera House
14 Apr London Heathrow - Munich dep: 09.00 arr: 11.45
Munich - Wrocław dep: 15.10 arr: 16.15
18 Apr Wrocław - Munich dep: 13.00 arr: 14.05
Munich - London Heathrow dep: 16.05 arr: 17.05
Flight schedules are subject to alteration.
Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.SHOULD YOU WISH TO EXTEND YOUR STAY BEFORE OR AFTER THE GROUP TOUR, PLEASE CONTACT US.
Prices per person
|Single room supplement||£180|
|Business class flight upgrade from||£350|
|Land-only tour price||£1625|
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, first category ticket for each included performance, opera synopses, restaurant guide and city notes, the service of our local representative or tour manager.