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Art & Architecture of Munich & Bavaria

13 Aug — 19 Aug 2019 | Tour Director: Patrick Bade

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Tour Director

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Patrick Bade

Art historian and author whose latest monograph Klimt at home was released in February 2018.

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London Heathrow 0900 on British Airways, arriving Munich 1155. Transfer to Hotel Torbräu for six nights.

Day

2

Morning: Munich Residenz (Germany’s largest city based palace, former home to the monarchs of Bavaria) and the 17th century Theatinerkirche. Afternoon: Munich Stadtmuseum (rich collections of art and historical artefacts). Evening lecture.

Day

3

Morning: Königsplatz (19th century neoclassical architecture) and the Alte Pinakothek (14th – 18th century art collections). Afternoon visit to the Pinakothek der Moderne (one of the world’s largest collections of modern and contemporary art). Evening lecture.

Day

4

Whole day excursion north of Munich, including Schleissheim Palace (former royal summer residence of the Bavarian monarchs, with one of the most important Baroque gardens in Europe) and Freising Cathedral.

Day

5

Morning: Lenbachhaus (Munich artists and contemporary works) followed by the Bavarian National Museum (superlative collection of decorative arts). Afternoon: Schack Gallery (fascinating collection of 19th century German paintings). Evening lecture.

Day

6

Whole day excursion south of Munich including the Benedictine Monastery of Andechs (dazzling Rococo interiors; burial place of Carl Orff), the UNESCO-listed Wieskirche, and Linderhof Palace (built by Ludwig II of Bavaria and probably inspired by Versailles).

Day

7

Morning visit to Nymphenburg Palace including coach and porcelain museums (time permitting). Depart Munich 1625, arriving Heathrow 1725.

Tour Dates

13 Aug — 19 Aug 2019

Days

7

Cost

£2285

Tour Code

AAMB-19

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FLIGHTS

For customers who wish to make their own travel arrangements, ACE are pleased to be able to offer a flight reduction of:

£160.00

Cost includes:

return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, one lunch, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included:

travel insurance, single room supplement £195.

 
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