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Art Treasures of Dresden

3 Feb — 7 Feb 2020 | Tour Director: Lars Tharp

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Lars Tharp,

MA, FSA

Danish-born art historian, lecturer and broadcaster

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London Heathrow 1000, arriving Berlin 1255. Transfer by coach to Dresden for four nights at Hyperion Dresden am Schloss.

Day

2

Excursion to Meissen for visits to Albrechtsburg (castle), citadel cathedral and modern Meissen Factory (demonstration of manufacturing process, exhibition of wares and Meissen shop).

Day

3

Morning lecture followed by visit to Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Old Master paintings). Afternoon: Jagdschloss Graupa (Wagner Experience).

Day

4

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.

Day

5

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.

Tour Dates

3 Feb — 7 Feb 2020

Days

5

Cost

£1685

Tour Code

ATDR-20

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Testimonial

“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

 


FITNESS/

PRACTICALITIES

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.

 

FLIGHTS

For customers who wish to make their own travel arrangements, ACE are pleased to be able to offer a flight reduction of:

£150.00

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.

 
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