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Independant Music Tour of Germany by Rail

Berlin, Dresden and Leipzig

BRANDENBURG CONCERTOS

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Enjoy performances at some of Germany's major concert halls and opera houses with tickets to the Berlin Opera, the Semper Opera Dresden and the Gewandhouse with daily departures all year round for independent travelers.

This history-laden region of Germany, once part of the former East Germany, produced many giants of the music world, from the Minnesingers to Richard Wagner. The birthplace of the reformation is also the birthplace of Handel, Johann Sebastian Bach and Richard Wagner. It also served as the inspirational work place for Mendelssohn, Carl Maria von Weber, Robert Schumann, and as well was frequented by many other brilliant composers, including Richard Straus. This area also gave rise to numerous literary giants, such as Goethe and Schiller.

Your first stop is Berlin, an immense metropolis, a meeting point for European culture as exemplified by the astounding collections of the Pergamon and Bode museums, many excellent concert halls, opera houses and bustling cafes. Dresden, the capital of Saxony, is host to both the annual Spring Wagner Opera Festival and the popular Dresden music festival in May.
The city also boasts some of the world’s finest art, including Raphael’s Sistine Madonna and Rubens’ Batsheba at the Well.

For music lovers, the most interesting site is the famous Semper Opera House with its lavish interior. Situated in the junction of ancient trade routes, Leipzig has been a bustling city of festivals, music and culture dating back to the Middle Ages. Johann Sebastian Bach spent 27 of his most productive years here. Robert Schumann attended the historic university in Leipzig, and the great Richard Wagner was born here.

Independent Tour includes:

  • All land taxes and service charges
  • First Class rail transportation from Berlin to Dresden and Dresden to Leipzig

In Berlin:

  • 3 nights first class accommodation with breakfast (Hotel Park Inn Alexanderplatz  4+ star hotel situated in the center of East-Berlin
  • One concert or Opera ticket (first category - certain performances surcharge may apply) as per your choice based on availability.
  • City Circle tour of Berlin  (Full day ticket on hop on -off tour featuring Brandenburger Gate, Reichstag, German Opera and many other major sights )
  • Berlin transportation Card for 72hrs
  • Half day excursion to Potsdam, the Brandenburg state capital.  with possible visit of the Sanssiuci Palace, favorite residence of the great Prussian king, Frederick II.  (during free time , entrance fees are extra

In Dresden:

  • 2 nights first class accommodation with breakfast (Art'Otel**** or similar) 
  • City tour of Dresden (Big sightseeing tour with 22 stop ho-on/hop-off with guided tour of the Zwinger, the Night Watchman  Walk, Castle Pillnitz, etc) 
  • One Concert or Opera ticket at the Semper Opera (first category - certain performances surcharge may apply)
  • Dresden transportation card for 48hrs
  • Excursion to the Medieval city of Meissen with its typical pitched roofs. Visit the world famous porcelain factory (May-Sep daily , April, Oct -  Sat only, no tour in low season months)

In Leipzig:

  • 2 nights first class accommodation with breakfast (Pentahotel 4star+ or similar superior first class)
  • One concert ticket to the renowned Gewandhouse (certain performances surcharge may apply)
  • Walking tour of Leipzig including Bach’s St. Thomas Church, the Old Town and other important sights

Price per person in Euros ($ rate varies depending on the exchange) 2018 

Prices Per Person in Euros ($ rate varies)
  In double/twin rooms in triple rooms In single supplement
Low Season:
January, February, March, November 2018
1363 1340 319
December 2018 1408 1397 349
Apr -October 2018 1460 1427 416


Extra nights on request

*$ rate varies depending the exchange rate
** During Christmas & New Years Easter and special fare periods surcharge may apply!

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Optional tours:

  • 6 hours excursion to Graupa, including a visit to the Richard Wagner Museum and Palace Pillnitz (private tour - price is on request)

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