André Rieu in Leipzig, departing 05 June 2019

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Experience the unique André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra in Leipzig 2020 with Institute for CultureTravel. Enjoy irresistible waltzes, classical music, operetta and musicals during an evening you will never forget. The city of Leipzig, was home to many great composers who combined established its reputation as a city of music.

Our tour includes three-nights in cultural Leipzig allowing you to immerse yourself in Germany’s rich cultural and music history. As part of your tour, you will see the city sights on a guided city tour and hear all about the history of Leipzig. In your free time, enjoy the many museums on offer, do some shopping or simply relax and enjoy a coffee at one of Leipzig’s many cafés. The tour highlight is a concert performance by André Rieu with first category tickets on Saturday 06 June in the Leipzig Arena.

I praise my Leipzig...!" is Johann Wolfgang Goethe’s famous quote about the ancient and vibrant Saxon city he described as his Little Paris. Bursting with fresh confidence and vitality, lovely Leipzig offers a myriad of things to see and do. Marvel at its Renaissance and Baroque buildings and take time to visit the city’s many museums. Leipzig is also the hometown of Johann Sebastian Bach: Johann Sebastian Bach was Leipzig's musical director – director ‘musices lipsiensis’ – and choirmaster of the St Thomas' Boys Choir between 1723 and 1750 and the city has dedicated itself to maintaining Bach's heritage with the Bach Archives, the Bach Museum, the St Thomas' Boys Choir, and the Gewandhaus Orchestra.

Inclusions

• Return flight from Dublin to Berlin, taxes and transfers • Three-nights in the four-star Victor Residenz in Leipzig with breakfast • Welcome lunch • Walking historical walking tour of Leipzig • Pre-concert three-course dinner • First category ticket to see André Rieu in concert at the Leipzig Arena • Private coach and guide assistance for all transfers and excursions

Itinerary

Day 1

Your tour will start with an early morning flight to Berlin airport. Your flight with Aer Lingus departs Dublin airport at 06:45 and arrives Berlin airport 10:45.

On arrival, meet your local guide for coach transfer to the 4* Victor Residenz Hotel in Leipzig where you are booked for three-nights on a bed and breakfast basis. (please note that flight times are subject to change at airlines discretion)

Your hotel: 4* Victor Residenz Hotel Located in the centre of Leipzig, the 4* Victor Residenz Hotel features elegant rooms and offers free Wi-Fi. Behind its striking Art Nouveau façade, the 4-star Victor's Residenz-Hotel Leipzig provides modern and well-equipped rooms.

Approximate arrival time at your hotel is approximately 14:00. On arrival, at your welcome, a welcome lunch will be served in the hotel restaurant. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Day 2

See the most important historical places in Leipzig with your local guide on a city and then enjoy the afternoon at leisure before getting ready to attend the highlight of your stay in Leipzig – a concert performance by André Rieu. In the early evening, a pre-concert dinner will be served in your hotel. After dinner, meet your local guide and fellow travellers for coach transfer to the Leipzig Arena for concert performance Concert start time: 20:00. At the end of the evening, coach transfer back to hotel.

Day 3

Day at leisure in Leipzig.

 

Day 4

Day at leisure in Leipzig. This morning, coach transfer with your local guide to Berlin airport for your return flight. Flight departs Berlin at 22:05. (please note that flight times are subject to change at airlines discretion)

Extra Information

Booking Deposit

Booking deposit is €250 pp. Balance is due 8 weeks prior to departure date. No credit card charge on deposit payments.

Hand Luggage

One standard piece of hand luggage is included in your tour price. (10 kilos). Checked in luggage is available to purchase prior to travel, prices may vary. Please note this must be booked with a minimum of 14 days prior to travel. Bags booked within 14 days prior to travel will incur an administration fee of €25 per piece.

Special requests

It is important to advise us at the time of booking of any special requests or requirements i.e. wheelchair assistance, special dietary requirements etc. We will endeavour to facilitate these requirements however they cannot be guaranteed.

Passport

As a rule of thumb for European travel your passport should be valid until your intended date of return to Ireland. For travel outside the EU a validity of a minimum of 6 months beyond your return date is required. A visa may be needed for your holiday and information regarding this will be sent closer to travel. Travel Insurance IFC strongly recommends travel insurance and can offer a competitive quotation if not already purchased. The EHIC is a European Healthcard available to all EU citizens and is recommended to carry for travel within Europe. Please check www.ehic.ie for more information. IMPORTANT: If you have purchased travel insurance with IFC. If you or any person travelling has a pre-existing medical condition then you must declare that condition to Health Check

  Cost per person: €899pp
  Number of nights: 3
  Dates available: 05 June 2019

Single Supplement €97

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