General information

DurationDestinationDeparture
4 days and 3 nights
Germany (Berlin)
Germany (Berlin)

Description

 

Music in Berlin & The Christmas Markets 

3-nights, €799
Departing 01 December 2023

Direct flights from Ireland

 

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Discover Berlin, one of Europe’s most exciting destinations, on our Music and Christmas Market Tour. Enjoy three-nights in the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Berlin, and immerse yourself in the cities rich cultural history. There is a plethora of things to do and see in Berlin.  The city offers world renowned art galleries and museums in the world and the highest standards of opera. Marvel at what you see and hear on our “Best of Berlin“ City Tour and enjoy the famous Berlin Christmas Markets.  Spend an evening at Charlottenburg Palace with Dinner and Concert. Enjoy a three-course dinner in the Orangery at Charlottenburg Palace. Then take in the classical sounds of the Berlin Residence Orchestra, performing Seasons of the Baroque – Vivaldi, Handel & Purcell.

 

 

Program

Day 1:

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 10:30. (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 4* Hotel NH Berlin Kurfurstendamm where you are booked for three-nights on a bed & breakfast basis.

Your hotel: 4* Hotel NH Berlin Kurfurstendamm
Located in the old Bohemian quarter of town, the NH Berlin Kurfürstendamm hotel puts you steps from the city’s most popular shopping street. It also gives you easy access to some of Berlin’s biggest tourist attractions such as Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Bahnhof Zoo and Theater des Westens and just a 5-minute-stroll from the stylish bars and restaurants of Savignyplatz square.

Lunch on arrival. Remainder of the day is at 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 one of Berlin’s glittering Christmas Markets where you can truly get into the festive spirit.

Tour duration: 3-hours

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. Or indulge in more Christmas shopping at the Christmas Markets.

In the evening, meet your fellow travellers for ‘An evening at Charlottenburg Palace: with Dinner and Concert’. Enjoy a three-course candlelight dinner in the Charlottenburg Palace Orangery. Then take in the classical sounds of the Berlin Residence Orchestra, performing selections from Bach, Handel and Mozart.

Day 4:

Coach transfer to airport for return flight. Flight departs Berlin at 19:25.
(please note that flight times are subject to change at airline’s discretion)

Price includes

• Return flight from Dublin, taxes
• Three nights in the 4* Hotel NH Berlin Kurfurstendamm with breakfast
• Welcome lunch
• Highlights of Berlin sightseeing tour finishing at the Christmas Markets
• An evening at Charlottenburg Palace: with three-course Dinner and Concert.
• Transfers and local guide as per the programme

Price does not include

Booking Deposit
Booking deposit is €250. Remaining balance due 8 weeks prior to departure date. No credit card charge on deposit payments.

Hotel Rating
Please note that our hotel rating is a reflection of how the property compares to the industry standard in Berlin in relation to when it comes to price, facilities and services offered by the hotel.

Tour Activities
Please note that there is a fair amount of walking on this tour. Ours are active holidays. Walking, stair-climbing and standing around for periods are unavoidable aspects of this tour. This tour is suitable for those of a normal fitness but may not be suitable for those who need support. Walking and getting on and off a coach several times a day is part of the tour. Please note that we reserve the right to amend the timings of the tour itinerary in line with supplier requests and included excursions may take place on different days.

Hand Luggage
One standard piece of hand luggage is included in your tour price. (10 kilos). Checked in luggage is available to purchase prior to travel, prices may vary. Please note this must be booked with a minimum of 14 days prior to travel. Bags booked within 14 days prior to travel will incur an administration fee of €25 per piece.

Passport
It is your responsibility to ensure your passport will be valid for your holiday. Please contact IFC should you have any queries regarding your passport. EU passport holders do not require a visa to travel within the EU. As a rule of thumb for European travel your passport should be valid until your intended date of return to Ireland. For travel outside the EU a validity of a minimum of 6 months beyond your return date is required. A visa may be needed for your holiday and information regarding this will be sent closer to travel.

Travel Insurance
IFC strongly recommends travel insurance and can offer a competitive quotation if not already purchased. The EHIC is a European Healthcard available to all EU citizens and is recommended to carry for travel within Europe. Please check www.ehic.ie for more information. IMPORTANT: If you have purchased travel insurance with IFC. If you or any person travelling has a pre-existing medical condition then you must declare that condition to Health Check