Music in Berlin & Christmas Markets, 29 November 2019

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Experience the incomparable, world-leading Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. A once in a lifetime Musical thrill. You will need to book early. This Tour will again be an early sell-out.

Berlin is a dynamic and cosmopolitan city and is ranked as one of Europe’s most exciting destinations. Enjoy three-nights in the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Berlin and immerse yourself in the city’s rich cultural history. During your stay in Berlin, you will enjoy a spectacular concert evening with the Berlin Philharmonics at the Philharmonie. Our tour gives ample free time to enjoy the famous Berlin Christmas Markets. The city comes alive during the Christmas season and there are more than 50 markets spread around the city offering something for everyone.

 


Inclusions

Price includes: 

 

  • Return scheduled flight from Dublin, taxes 
  • Three nights bed and breakfast in the Hotel Indigo Berlin Ku’damm
  • ‘Highlights of Berlin’ sightseeing tour finishing at the Christmas Markets
  • Pre-concert dinner in your hotel
  • Experience the incomparable, world-leading Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra perform Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa da Requiem. A once in a lifetime Musical thrill.
  • Free time for independent sightseeing
  • Private coach and guide assistance for all transfers and excursions

Itinerary

Day 1

Your tour will start with a morning flight to Berlin. Flying with Aer Lingus, flight departs Dublin at 07:05 and arrives into Berlin airport at 10:25.  (please note that flight times are subject to change at airline’s discretion.)

 

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

 

Your hotel:  The Hotel Indigo Ku’damm

 

The Hotel Indigo Ku’damm is a boutique hotel designed in modern decor, located in the heart of western Berlin. Rooms feature modern interiors with wooden floors. All rooms are air-conditioned and include a bathroom with rain shower, a bathrobe and Aveda toiletries. The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Berlin’s historical Memorial Church and the Kurfürstendamm shopping street and the world-famous KaDeWe Department Store is a 10-minute walk away.

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

Day 2

Today, join your local guide for your Highlights of Berlin city tour of Berlin. See the city sights including Charlottenburg Palace, Checkpoint Charlie, the Branderburg Gate, Unter den Linden, Potdamer Platz and the Reichstag Building.  Your tour will finish at the glittering Berlin Christmas Markets where you can truly get into the festive spirit.

 

You have the afternoon to explore independently.

In the evening, meet your fellow travellers for a pre-performance dinner in the hotel restaurant and afterwards transfer by private coach to the Philharmonie for concert performance.

 

Concert details:

 

Start time: 19:00

 

Berliner Philharmoniker

Teodor Currentzis                conductor

Zarina Abaeva                     soprano

Clémentine Margaine          mezzo-soprano

N. N.                                    tenor

Evgeny Stavinsky                bass

musicAeterna chorus of Perm Opera choir

 

Giuseppe Verdi

Messa da Requiem

Seats are in Block A, Row 3, 4 and 5

Coach transfer to hotel at the end of the evening

 

 

Day 3

Today, you have the day free to explore Berlin at your leisure. 

 

Berlin’s turbulent political past makes it such an absorbing place, but it is also an incredibly vibrant city with a character and optimism to match. It strongly rewards exploring on foot – visit the impressive Charlottenburg Palace and the legendary Olympiastadion stadium, or you may wish to take a short train ride to Potsdam and the Sanssouci Palace, home of the famous Prussian king Frederick the Great.

 

Perhaps see the city sights or indulge in more Christmas shopping at the Christmas Markets. 

Five of the most popular Berlin Christmas Markets are:

  • Winter World at Potsdamer Platz
  • Nostalgic Christmas Market at the Opernpalais
  • Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedachtniskirche
  • Traditional Spandau Christmas Market
  • Charlottenburg Palace

 

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)

 

  Cost per person: €639pp
  Number of nights: 3
  Dates available: Friday 29 November 2019

Single Supplement €133

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