Historic Berlin & The Berlin Philharmonic, 25 May 2018


Berlin is a dynamic and cosmopolitan city and is ranked as one of Europe’s mostexciting destinations. Enjoy three-nights in the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Berlin and immerse yourself in the cities rich cultural history. During your stay in Berlin, you will enjoy a magical concert performance by the Berlin Philharmonics conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.


  • Return scheduled flight from Dublin, taxes
  • Three nights bed and breakfast in the four-star Hotel Excelsior
  • ‘Highlights of Berlin’ sightseeing tour
  •  Pre-concert dinner in your hotel
  •  Performance by the Berlin Philharmonics in the Philharmonie
  •  Free time for independent sightseeing
  •  Private coach and guide assistance for all transfers and excursions


Day 1

Thursday 25 May 2018

Your tour will start with a morning flight to Berlin. Flying with Aer Lingus, flight departs Dublin at 07:10 and arrives into Berlin airport at 10:25. (please note that flight times are subject to change at airline’s discretion as summer schedules for 2018 have not yet been confrmed)

On arrival in Berlin, meet your local guide for private coach transfer to the 4* Excelsior Hotel where you are booked for three-nights on a bed & breakfast basis.

Your hotel:

The 4* Excelsior Hotel, Berlin

A 5-minute walk from Berlin Zoo, this stylish hotel offers soundproofed rooms with flat-screen TVs and hot drinks facilities. It is an 8-minute walk from the Kurfürstendamm shopping street. Located in the elegant Charlottenburg district, the 4-star Wyndham Berlin Excelsior provides air-conditioned rooms with minibars and safes. Rooms feature modern art, gold and silver fabrics, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Guests can enjoy fine international cuisine in the elegant FRANKE Brasserie. Drinks and snacks are served in the FRANKE Bar & Lounge. Excelsior Berlin is a 5-minute walk from the lively restaurants and bars of Savignyplatz, and from Zoologischer Garten Station. There are direct trains to Potsdamer Platz.

This evening is at your leisure. Perhaps try dinner in your hotel or sample one of Berlin’s many local Restaurants.

Day 2

This morning, join your local guide for your Highlights of Berlin citytour of Berlin. See the city sights including Charlottenburg Palace, Checkpoint Charlie, the Branderburg Gate, Unter den Linden, Potdamer Platz and the Reichstag Building.

Day 3

Enjoy the morning and afternoon at leisure before attending the highlight of your stay in berlin – a performance by The Berlin Philharmonics conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. The Berlin Philharmonic is consistently ranked as one of the best orchestras in the world and this evening a wonderful performance awaits you. Tickets for theconcerts sell out extremely fast and we have been lucky enough to secure tickets for this concert evening.

In the evening, meet your fellow traveller for a two-course pre-performance dinner in the FRANKE Brasserie in your hotel and afterwards transfer by private coach to the Philharmonie for concert performance. (seats are located in balcony blocks C,D, F)

Concert start time: 8pm

Berliner Philharmoniker

Sir Simon Rattle Conductor

Jörg Widmann

New Work commissioned by the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation Première

Witold Lutosławski

Symphony No. 3

Johannes Brahms

Symphony No. 1 in C minor, op. 68

At the end of the evening, coach transfer back to your hotel.

Day 4

Today, meet your local guide for coach transfer to airport for return flight.

Flight departs Berlin at 11:05 and arrives Dublin 12:30 (please note that flight times are subject to change at airline’s discretion as summer schedules for May 2018 have not yet been finalised)

Extra Information

Booking Information

  • Price is inclusive of one piece of hand luggage. Checked in luggage is extra according to airline fees at time of booking. Please advise at the time of booking should you wish to check-in a bag.
  • Single supplement €99.
  • A non-refundable / non transferable deposit of €250.00 per person is required at time of booking (by debit card, cheque or credit card)
  •  Balance is due 8 weeks prior to departure.
  •  Minimum numbers required to travel or deposit refunded.
  •  Prices, flight times & listed itinerary are subject to change
  •  KP/IFC Booking terms and conditions apply Flight and tour timings are subject to change.

  Cost per person: €0pp
  Number of nights: 3
  Dates available: Thursday 25 May 2018

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