Art treasure of Dresden

Date: 
20 May 2019 to 24 May 2019
Price: 
£1,865 with flights
Trip destination: 
Germany

Discover Dresden in the company of Lars Tharp, art historian, lecturer and broadcaster – best known for his work on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, as well as Hidden Treasures and Art of the Baroque. Together you will explore the cultural riches of this beautiful historic city including Dresden’s Royal Palace, the former seat of the Saxon government and home to the fabulous Green Vault treasure chamber. You will visit the Zwinger Palace, and its Old Masters Picture Gallery, which includes works by Raphael (notably his Sistine Madonna), Botticelli, Velázquez, Dürer, Vermeer and Rembrandt. A visit to Meissen, Saxony’s oldest town, which is a medieval hotchpotch of red-tiled roofs and stucco architecture, includes a tour of the Gothic cathedral and a behind the scenes look at the celebrated porcelain factory. 

Highlights

  • Discover Zinger Palace’s treasure trove of famous art, as well as its formal gardens, ornate fountains and grand pavilions
  • Relax as you enjoy a leisurely trip along the River Elbe
  • Take the opportunity to attend an optional performance at the Semper Opera House, one of Europe’s most glorious music venues, where Wagner’s Flying
  • Dutchman and Strauss’s Rosenkavalier premiered

Trip scholar

Lars Tharp, former Director of the Foundling Museum, art historian, lecturer and broadcaster

Booking details

ACE Cultural Tours
Email: ace@aceculturaltours.co.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 841055

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