• Visit the city described as the ‘jewel box’ of Germany, discovering its wealth of cultural riches, including magnificent collections of porcelain
• 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.
Morning walking tour of Dresden including Frauenkirche (exterior) followed by visit to Panometer. Afternoon: Zwinger Porcelain Museum and Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments (located in the Zwinger Palace).
Morning lecture followed by visit to Japanese Palace (‘Library of Exile’ installation by ceramicist Edmund de Waal). Afternoon: Jagdschloss Graupa (Wagner Experience). Evening lecture.
Excursion to Meissen for visits to Albrechtsburg (castle), citadel cathedral and modern Meissen Factory (demonstration of manufacturing process, exhibition of wares and Meissen shop). Free evening.
Morning visit to the New and Historic Green Vaults at the Royal Palace. Transfer to Berlin with visit en route to Charlottenburg Old Palace (Porcelain Cabinet). Depart Berlin 1940, 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.