Silvester in Berlin with Opera and Music, 29 December 2018

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Our New Year’s Eve opera and music tour includes three-nights in cultural Berlin allowing you to immerse yourself in Germany’s rich cultural history. Berlin is a vibrant, dynamic and cosmopolitan city, and is one of Europe’s most exciting destinations. The city offers a myriad of things to do and see, such as: interesting museums and art galleries; magnificent music and opera houses, fabulous and fascinating buildings such as the Reichstag Parliament and the Staatsoper Unter den Linden now re-opened having been closed since 2010. As part of your tour, you will see the city sights on a guided city tour and hear all about the history of Jewish Berlin on a walking tour. In your free time, enjoy the many museums on offer, do some shopping or simply relax and enjoy a coffee at one of Berlin’s many cafés. The tour highlight is a New Year’s Eve concert in the Staatsoper Unter den Linden. The Berlin Staatskapelle will play the New Year’s Eve concert.

Inclusions

• Return flight from Dublin, taxes and transfers • Three-nights in the five star Hotel Bristol with breakfast • Performance of the Barber of Seville in the Deutsche Oper • New Year’s Eve Concert performance in the Staatsoper Unter den Linden • Guided coach tour of Classic Berlin • Jewish Life in Berlin historical walking tour • Welcome lunch • New Year’s Eve three-course dinner • Post-opera three-course dinner • Private coach and guide assistance for all transfers and excursions

Itinerary

Day 2

Today, join your local guide for a 3-hour guided walking tour of Jewish Berlin, with lunch. Jewish life in 'Scheunenviertel' This morning, visit the Jewish quarter in Berlin and learn about the city’s Jewish heritage from the 17th century to today. Learn about past and present Jewish life and see the New Synagogue, one of Berlin’s most significant Jewish landmarks (from exterior as the Synagogue has announced it is closed for renovations until April 2018). See landmark sites like the “Block of Women” Memorial, the Old Jewish Cemetery, the New Synagogue and much more. Visit the Anne Frank Exhibition. After lunch, return to your hotel.

In the early evening, meet your local guide and fellow travellers for coach transfer to the Deutsche Oper for the evening performance of The Barber of Seville (with second category tickets)

18:00 The Barber of Seville - Gioacchino Rossini (1792 – 1868)

Melodrama in two acts Libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on a drama by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Baumarchais

First performed on 20. February, 1816 in Rome Premiered at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on 29. November, 2009

3 hrs / 1 interval

After the performance, a three-course dinner will be served in Reinhard’s Restaurant in the Hotel Bristol

Day 4

Free day to explore the sights of Berlin at your leisure.

In the early evening, meet your local guide and fellow travellers for coach transfer to the Staatsoper Unter den Linden for the New Year’s Eve Concert

18:00 Silvester Concert in the Staatsoper Unter den Linden

Conductor, Piano – Lahav Shani Trumpet – Till Bronner

Staatskapelle Berlin

Till Bronner Orchestra

After the performance, a three-course dinner New Year’s Eve dinner will served in the Restaurant Aigner

Coach transfer back to your hotel at the end of the evening.

Extra Information

Other information 1.  Test insert by Mark

  Cost per person: €1,559pp
  Number of nights: 3
  Dates available: 29 December 2018

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