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28 April 2018Munich
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Saturday 28 April 2018


£1295.00 per person (based on two sharing a Standard double/twin room)
Supplements: £199.00
Single room supplement, £485.00 Single supplement based on Standard double room for sole use, £70.00 per person based on two sharing a Superior double/twin room.

For full details please see the brochure, available here.  The booking form and flyer will be available at the November lecture, and a printed copy of the brochure will be supplied on receipt of deposit.  The booking form can also be downloaded here.


Day 1: Depart Colchester by coach and transfer to London Heathrow for flight to Munich. Please note departure is now 12.40 from Heathrow. On arrival meet Tom Abbott and transfer to Schleissheim Palace. Free time for lunch at the Schlosswirtschaft (Palace restaurant). Guided tour of Schleissheim Palace and Lustheim Palace, before transfer to Hotel Torbräu. Welcome drink and 3-course dinner.

Day 2: Morning visit to the Alte Pinakothek followed by the Neue Pinakothek including guided tours. Free time for lunch. Afternoon visit to the Pinakothek der Moderne and the Glyptothek (optional) including guided tours. Evening at leisure.

Day 3: Morning visit to Linderhof Palace including guided tour. Free time for lunch in Oberammergau. Afternoon visit to Neuschwanstein Castle including guided tour, followed by a visit to the Wieskirche. Evening at leisure.

Day 4: Morning walking tour of Munich taking in the Frauenkirche, Michaelskirche, Asamkirche, the Synagogue and Viktualienmarkt. Free time for lunch, followed by afternoon visit to the Residenz Munich, Treasury, and Cuvilliés Theatre. Evening at leisure.

Day 5: Day excursion to Chiemsee including morning boat ride from Prien/Stock to Herrenchiemsee. Visit King Ludwig II Museum in Herrenchiemsee Palace. Free time for lunch followed by afternoon boat ride to the island of Frauenchiemsee. Return boat trip from Frauenchiemsee to Prien/Stock. Return to hotel and 3-course dinner included.

Day 6: Check out of hotel. Morning visit to Lenbachhaus including guided tour. Free time for lunch followed by guided tour of Nymphenburg Palace and its Pavilions. Transfer to Munich Airport for flight back to the UK. On arrival coach transfer back to Colchester.

Hotel: 4* Hotel Torbräu, Munich family-run hotel situated at the gateway of the old town. Full details:

Included: Coach transfers to/from London Heathrow airport, return economy flights with British Airways, 5 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation, dinner at hotel on Days 1 & 5, full touring itinerary as specified with entrances fees and guided tours as detailed, accompanied by Thomas Abbott, gratuities for Thomas Abbott, porterage.

Not included: Holiday insurance: £39 per person if aged under 70 or £69 per person if aged over 70, Single Supplements and Superior room supplements as specified, meals other than in the hotel as indicated, gratuities not specified, personal expenses e.g. meals (other than those indicated), drinks, laundry, telephone calls, etc. 

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