Below is the brochure. Please get in touch ASAP if you want to experience this great trip.
Bear in mind that price is quoted in CANADIAN dollars. The US$ equivalent will be about 25% less.
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CWT Victor Travel
101 - 8800 Dufferin Street, Concord, ON L4K 0C5
TICO Ontario registration #1892647
Tours en l'air
Canada's Word Lady,
Berlin and Dresden
13 - 21 April 2016
9 days, 8 nights
4 ballet performances
Wednesday April 13 BERLIN
Arrive Berlin. Check into the superior 4-star Arcotel John F hotel in the Unter den Linden district of central Berlin, 10 minutes walk from the Komische Oper.
Thursday April 14 BERLIN
Morning: Day excursion to Potsdam (45 minutes from Berlin) by private coach to see the magnificent Unesco World Heritage Sanssouci Palace, home of Frederick the Great, followed by 2-hour private guided coach tour of the highlights of Berlin. Evening: 3-course welcome dinner before Berlin State Ballet performance: Nacho Duato's Multiplicity, Forms of Silence and Emptiness, set to music by J.S. Bach.
Friday April 15 BERLIN
Day at leisure. Evening: 3-course dinner before Berlin State Ballet performance: Romeo and Juliet (Cranko).
|Brandenburg Gate, Berlin|
Saturday April 16 BERLIN
Day at leisure. Evening: buffet dinner before Berlin State Ballet performance: Giselle
Sunday April 17 BERLIN-DRESDEN
|Dresden Semperoper Ballet Sleeping Beauty © Costin Radu|
Check out of hotel. Morning at leisure. Mid-afternoon: Transfer by private coach to Dresden (approx. 2 ½ hours). Check in to five-star Swissotel Dresden am Schloss, 5 minute walk from opera house. 2-course dinner before evening performance of Semperoper Ballet Dresden Sleeping Beauty.
Monday April 18 DRESDEN
Morning: Private guided walking tour of historic Dresden, with a visit to the “Green Vault” priceless treasure chamber of the Saxon dukes. Rest of day at leisure.
Tuesday April 19 DRESDEN
Attend daily ballet class and working rehearsals of Dresden Semperoper Ballet. Private guided tour of the spectacular Semperoper. Evening at leisure.
Wednesday April 20 DRESDEN
Day trip to MEISSEN
Morning: depart by train for Meissen (45 minutes from Dresden), where Europeans first discovered the secret to making porcelain in 1708. Guided tour of the Meissen Porcelain demonstration workshops and museum. Time for lunch, then 90-minute walking tour of historic Meissen. Return to Dresden. Rest of afternoon at leisure. Evening: 3-course farewell dinner.
Thursday April 21 DRESDEN
Check out of hotel and depart Dresden
GROUP SIZE LIMITED TO 20!
Total Package CA$3298 per person
based on double occupancy
Single supplement: CA$675
All prices valid till 26 August 2015
You may use RBC reward points or RBC certificates towards the purchase of any or all components of these travel arrangements
TO BOOK: 416.736.6010 x. 234
LAND-ONLY PACKAGE allows you the flexibility of arranging travel from your most convenient departure point,
on the dates and times you prefer,
and to extend your stay if you wish.
Victor Travel's experienced agents
will be happy to assist you with
8 nights double-share accommodation
Premium seats for 4 ballets
Transfer by private luxury coach from Berlin to Dresden
Day excursion by private luxury coach to Potsdam with private tour guide
Private guided bus tour of Berlin
Admission to Sanssouci Palace
Day excursion by train to Meissen
Private guided walking tours of Dresden, Meissen, and the Meissen porcelain workshops
Visit to Semperoper Ballet daily class and rehearsals, and private guided tour of Semperoper opera house
Four 3-course dinners; one 2-course dinner
Beverages with group meals (mineral water, tea or coffee, and 1 glass wine or beer or soft drink)
Tips for group meals, bus excursions, and guides
Free wifi in hotels
Ballet enrichment program: ballet notes and informal pre-performance talks and post-performance reviews with tour leader
Meals and transfers not specifically mentioned in this itinerary
Items of a personal nature, e.g. phone calls
and hospital/medical insurance
All items and activities listed as optional in this brochure
Terms and Conditions:
Non-refundable deposit of CA$1750 per person is required at time of registration, no later than 26 August 2015, to secure your space for this package**.
Single supplement, optional airfare (price available on request) and optional cancellation and hospital/medical insurance are also payable at this time.
Final payment due 24 February 2016, and total package price is
Added hotel nights are fully non-refundable
All cancellations must be received in writing at CWT Victor Travel to the attention of Lucy Nati (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Manulife out-of-province health insurance (for Ontario residents holding an OHIP card) and trip cancellation insurance are available through Victor Travel and STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. Price will vary according to birthdate. Premium must accompany the deposit and is non-refundable.
**The deposit is fully refundable in the event of cancellation of the trip by the travel agent
This program must be sold as a package. Extra hotel nights can be added on (subject to availability), but we cannot offer individual components separately or break the package into shorter installments. As a significant benefit of the Tours en l'air package is sharing the complete experience with those with common interests, we do not offer an “accommodation only” option.
Travellers wishing to share will be
put in touch with one another.
Mobility issues should be discussed with the travel agent before registering
What the critics say:
“Semperoper Ballett, under the direction of Aaron S. Watkin, is a company
that can take anything on.”
Deborah Weiss, Dance Europe, July 2015
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