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Christmas in Dresden

21 Dec — 27 Dec 2018 | Tour Director: Colin Bailey

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Tour Director

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Colin Bailey, BA, PhD, FSA, FSAScot, FRSA

art historian, former curator and university lecturer

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart Heathrow 0955 on British Airways, arriving Berlin 1250. Transfer to Hyperion Hotel Dresden am Schloss for six nights.

Day

2

Morning lecture: "Art & Architecture in Dresden" followed by walking tour of Dresden (Theatre Square, Brühl’s Terrace, Old Market Square, Frauenkirche). Afternoon visit to the Gemäldegalerie of Old Masters at the Zwinger Palace.

Day

3

Whole day excursion to Meissen (one of Saxony’s oldest towns) with walking tour of historic quarter and visit to the Porcelain Factory.

Day

4

Christmas Eve Morning lecture: "German Romantic Painting" followed by visit to the Historic Green Vault and free time at Dresden’s Christmas Market. Afternoon tea at the hotel followed by evening Christmas Eve Dinner. Optional service either at the Hofkirche or Frauenkirche.

Day

5

Christmas Day Optional service at the Frauenkirche or free time. Afternoon: New Masters Gallery and the Albertinum (sculpture collection). Evening: celebratory Christmas Day dinner.

Day

6

Morning: visit to the New Green Vault. Afternoon: visit to Schloss Wackerbarth with wine tasting.

Day

7

Depart Berlin 1350, arriving Heathrow 1455.

Tour Dates

21 Dec — 27 Dec 2018

Days

7

Cost

£2295

Tour Code

XDRS-18

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Testimonial

'Colin is always a superb lecturer and guide. I can't believe how much I've learned on ACE tours.'

ACE customer

Cost includes:

return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, three lunches, dinner with a glass of wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included:

travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £310.

 
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