Weekend in Berlin: Friday to Sunday, Sept. 1 - 3, 2000Friday
13.00 Start by deluxe motor coach to Berlin. Upon your arrival your stay in Berlin starts with an introduction to the new capital from past to present. The tour will give you an intensive historical overview of Berlin from medieval times to its present development as the capital of Germany. It covers all the renowned sights of the city: the "Brandenburger Tor", the boulevard "Kurfürstendamm", the avenue "Unter den Linden" with Humboldt University and the State Opera House, as well as remnants of the Berlin Wall. Check-in at hotel "Kronprinz", a privately owned and managed hotel in a completely restored turn-of-the century townhouse, built in 1894 and located in the city center of Berlin. Dinner at a typical Berlin pub, buffet and drinks included.
Morning is reserved for the second, more detailed part of your Berlin tour. You will be taken to Berlin's most famous museum, the "Pergamon Museum", followed by a walking tour focussing on the fascinating district "Scheunenviertel". This district remained from the 18th century and is known as the Jewish quarter with an impressive synagogue. The walk will end at the "Hackesche Höfe", a unique architectural ensemble of eight courtyards, recently beautifully restored, and typical for Berlin at the turn of century. At noon we will leave Berlin for Potsdam, the second residential city of the Hohenzollern dynasty. It is famous for having the most palaces worldwide. The "youngest" palace is the one we will visit first: "Schloss Cecilienhof", built for the last Crown Prince and his wife Cecilie. It is a site of great importance for the history of postwar Germany: the final Allied Conference at the end of World War II took place here in July/August 1945. After lunch the tour will continue with a visit to the most famous palace "Sanssouci" of Frederick the Great. Dinner will be served in a Berlin Restaurant.
After breakfast return travel to Hamburg; arrival in Hamburg at noon.
Including: deluxe motorcoach; English-speaking guide; information material; two overnight stays incl. breakfast, lunch and dinner; all entrance fees.
Minimum: 30 participants; fee p.p. Euro 468.00
One Day trip to Berlin: Saturday Sept. 2, 2000From 9.00 - 22.00 hrs
This day trip will give an intensive historical overview of Berlin from medieval times to its present development as the capital of Germany. It covers all the renowned sights of the city: the "Brandenburger Tor", the boulevard "Kurfürstendamm", the avenue "Unter den Linden" with Humboldt University and State Opera House. Lunch will be served in a typical Berlin restaurant with regional specialities, two drinks and coffee included. A visit to the "Reichstag", the German Parliament, with its new glass dome and Berlin's most famous museum the "Pergamon Museum", are scheduled for this afternoon. Dinner will be served during a stopover in Schwerin in a historic restaurant from the 18th century, two drinks and coffee included. The group will be accompanied by a Berlin guide for the whole tour.
Including: deluxe motorcoach; English-speaking guide; lunch and dinner; all entrance fees; information material.
Minimum: 30 participants; fee p.p. Euro 133.00
Weekend Tour to Lüneburg Heath and World EXPO 2000 in Hannover:
Friday to Sunday, Sept. 1 - 3, 2000Friday:
13.00 Start by deluxe motor coach to Hannover with a stop for lunch in Lüneburg, a wonderful old town in the middle of the heath; two drinks and coffee included. In the late afternoon arrival in Sarstedt, a small town very close to the EXPO 2000. Stay at a wonderful restored estate in an enchanting countryside. Traditional buffet including drinks.
After breakfast transportation to the EXPO near Hannover. "Humankind, Nature, Technology - A Whole World" is the theme of the Expo 2000. It is based on the AGENDA 21, the environmental policy action program for the 21st century which was signed by 179 countries at the conference of the United Nations in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. The Topics of the AGENDA 21 are e.g.: free trade, the reduction of greenhouse gasses, sustainable agriculture and forestry and the economic development worldwide, with a view to linking economicactivity with social responsibility.
After breakfast return travel to Hamburg. Arrival in Hamburg at noon.
Including: deluxe motorcoach; English-speaking guide; two overnight stays with breakfast; one lunch; one dinner; entrance fees; information material.
Minimum: 30 participants; fee p.p. Euro 414.50
One Day Trip to World EXPO 2000 in Hannover:
Saturday, Sept. 2, 2000From 9.00 - 20.00 hrs
Activities see: Weekend trip to EXPO 2000 Hannover, Saturday program.
Including: deluxe motor coach; English-speaking guide; entrance fee; information material.
Minimum: 30 participants; fee p.p. Euro 82.50