• Visit the city described as the ‘jewel box’ of Germany, discovering its wealth of cultural riches, from magnificent collections of porcelain to Old Master paintings
• Discover the treasures of the Historic Green Vault located at Dresden’s Royal Palace
• Enjoy an excursion to Meissen, a medieval medley of red-tiled roofs and stucco architecture, and go behind the scenes at the celebrated porcelain factory
Danish-born art historian, lecturer and broadcaster
Depart London Heathrow 1000, arriving Berlin 1255. Transfer by coach to Dresden for four nights at Hyperion Dresden am Schloss.
Excursion to Meissen for visits to Albrechtsburg (castle), citadel cathedral and modern Meissen Factory (demonstration of manufacturing process, exhibition of wares and Meissen shop).
Morning lecture followed by visit to Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Old Master paintings). Afternoon: Jagdschloss Graupa (Wagner Experience).
Morning: Zwinger Porcelain Museum and Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments (located in the Zwinger Palace). Afternoon: visit to Panometer followed by walking tour including Frauenkirche (exterior). Free evening.
Morning visit to Royal Palace (New Green Vault and Historic Green Vault). Transfer to Berlin (with external view of Charlottenburg Palace en route, time permitting) for 1940 departure, arriving Heathrow 2035.
3 Feb — 7 Feb 2020
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“We couldn’t have had a better guide – informative, interesting and witty”
“Lars is hugely knowledgeable and informative. His guided tour of the Zwinger was a masterclass”
ACE customers on previous Art Treasures of Dresden tours
Please note that this tour requires a good level of fitness, as some visits will be made on foot. Lifts are not always available at sites so participants must feel comfortable using stairs. Our visit to Meissen will involve navigating steep steps and cobbles that can be particularly challenging if wet.
For customers who wish to make their own travel arrangements, ACE are pleased to be able to offer a flight reduction of:
Cost of £1685 includes: return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, one lunch, three dinners with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £150.