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Berlin, Dresden & Prague Fly:Rail

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(Tour code: BDF17)

Explore three fascinating cities on this 10-day tour

Magnificent architecture, iconic monuments and rejuvenated cities combine on a Berlin, Dresden and Prague tour, visiting three of the Continent's most important and most beautiful destinations on a journey into history.

Highlights
  • Berlin including a city tour
  • Time at leisure to explore each city
  • Palace of Moritzburg
  • Dresden including a walking tour
  • Vintage steam train excursion
  • Colditz Castle
  • Prague including a sightseeing tour
  • Sanssouci Park and Palace
  • 5-Star Hotel Corinthia in Prague
What’s Included
  • 1st & Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 4-5* Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge
    Total Group Porterage on selected departures

Berlin, Dresden & Prague Fly:Rail 2017Tour Details

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Days 1-2 Brandenburg Gate
Brandenburg Gate

London to Berlin

We fly directly to Berlin today. Day 2 begins with a coach tour of the city, where we see the impressive Imperial buildings and the sights of the Former East Berlin. After the tour, there is free time to explore Berlin at your own pace. Maybe visit the Brandenburg Gate, or amble along Unter den Linden avenue, which leads past the State Opera House to the soaring TV tower and World Clock.

Includes:
  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 2 - Sightseeing Tour of Berlin
Days 3-4 Potsdam
Potsdam

The palaces of Postdam and to Dresden

A morning coach tour past the Wannsee Lakes brings us to Potsdam, a former imperial city with some magnificent examples of Baroque and Neoclassical architecture, whose entire centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site. During the day we visit the inspirational Sanssouci Park. 'Sanssouci' means 'carefree' and the park was designed as a leisure retreat for Frederick the Great.

We travel by rail to Dresden on Day 4, enjoying a guided walking tour on arrival. We see the city's famous sights including the Baroque Zwinger Palace, the grand Semper Opera House, Brühl Terrace and the rebuilt and reconsecrated Church of Our Lady.

Includes:
  • Excursions
  • Day 3 - Breakfast
  • Day 4 - Breakfast, Dinner
Days 5-6 Moritzburg Castle
Moritzburg Castle

Moritzburg Palace and Colditz Castle

Today we embark on a vintage steam train ride to visit the Palace of Moritzburg. After a guided tour and time to explore the stunning grounds, we return to Dresden. Our coach excursion on Day 6 is to Colditz, built high on a crag above the sleepy town is the castle, a Renaissance fortress that has served as a hunting lodge and a hospital in its long history. However, it is most famous for being the site of the infamous 'bad boys' camp, a maximum security prisoner of war facility during the Second World War.

Includes:
  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Breakfast
Days 7-9 Prague
Prague

Prague

We take the train through the Czech Republic to Prague, enjoying a sightseeing tour on Day 8. Day 9 is free for you to continue exploring charming Prague under your own steam. Perhaps you'd like to visit the excellent Prague Zoo, see the Lesser Quarter, or climb up the Petrin Tower, an observation tower offering tremendous views over the city.

Includes:
  • Day 7 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 9 - Breakfast
  • Day 9 - Free Day
Day 10 London
London

Prague to London

Departing from Prague, we transfer to Prague's airport for our return flight to London. On arrival, our tour concludes.

Includes:
  • Scheduled flights
  • Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included
What's Included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Scheduled flights from London to Berlin and Prague to London
  • First Class rail travel throughout

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 9 nights' hotel accommodation including 3 nights at the 4-Star Maritim Hotel Berlin, 3 nights at the 4-Star Maritim Hotel in Dresden, 3 nights at the 5-Star Corinthia Hotel in Prague

Delicious meals included

  • 15 meals including 9 breakfasts and 6 dinners

Signature touches

  • Visit to the impressive Sanssouci Park

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Guided tours of Berlin, Dresden and Prague
  • Excursion to Potsdam including the New Palaces and Gardens
  • Journey on the Loessnitz Steam Train
  • Visit to Moritzburg Palace
  • Guided tour of the iconic PoW camp; Colditz Castle
Not Included
  • Luggage transport available from as little as £95
  • Cancellation, medical and travel insurance: from £48.50
  • Supplement for single occupancy of a double room throughout: £385
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