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Berlin, Dresden & Colditz

Experience an unforgettable eight day holiday to discover the historical treasures of Germany, with visits to Berlin with its magnificent architecture, the city of Dresden, beautifully restored after WWll and the opportunity to uncover the secrets of Colditz Castle.

● Coach travel throughout
● Reserved seating on your holiday coach
● Three nights dinner, bed and buffet breakfast at the Abacus Tierpark Hotel, Berlin
● Two nights dinner, bed and buffet breakfast at the Best Western Alt Residenz, Dresden
● Overnight stops in select hotel accommodation on the outward and return journeys on a bed and continental breakfast basis
● Half day guided tour of Berlin
● Half day guided tour of Dresden
● Entrance to Colditz Castle.

Day 1 SUNDAY – We journey to Dover for the ferry crossing to Calais, continuing to Cologne for an overnight stay.

DAY 2 MONDAY – Sit back and relax as we travel today to Berlin for three nights at the Abacus Tierpark Hotel.

DAY 3 TUESDAY - Guided Tour of Berlin
A half day guided tour of Berlin today showcasing the iconic buildings and monuments that attract visitors year after year. Steeped in history, see famous sights such as the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall Memorial.

DAY 4 WEDNESDAY – A day to enjoy at leisure.

DAY 5 THURSDAY – Colditz
An interesting and emotive visit to Colditz Castle, set high on a cliff top and renowned as the Third Reich’s most secure prisoner of war camp with its medieval defences and its situation above a small, isolated town. We continue to Dresden for two nights at the Best Western Alt Residenz.

DAY 6 FRIDAY – Guided Tour of Dresden
Today a half day guided tour of Dresden with many magnificent sights to behold. The skyline is awash with spires, towers and domes belonging to famous sights such as the Zwinger Palace, the Semper Opera House and the Residenzschloss.

DAY 7 SATURDAY – Departing Dresden we make our way back to the Cologne area for an overnight in a select hotel.

DAY 8 SUNDAY – We return to Calais for the ferry crossing, then home.

Abacus Tierpark Hotel, Berlin
This hotel offers a warm welcome and high standards of accommodation located in a place of tranquillity in which to relax.

Hotel Features: All bedrooms with en-suite facilities, television, radio, telephone and trouser press ● Restaurant ● Bar ● Spa and Gym ● Lift.

Best Western Hotel, Alt Residenz Dresden
Just ten minutes drive from the historic centre, including the Semper Opera House and Zwinger Palace, offering modern and comfortable accommodation.

Hotel Features: All bedrooms with en-suite facilities, television, telephone & hairdryer ● Restaurant ● Bar ● Lift.


Berlin really does have a check list of some of the 20th centuries most historic sites and buildings- the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie- to name only a few. Each one of these truly iconic sites offers evocative feelings and memories that set Berlin aside as one of the most important cities in Europe. 

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European Holiday Insurance - tailored for you!

We require you to take out some form of holiday insurance when travelling on this holiday. You are able to purchase a travel insurance policy through National Holidays, further details are available by clicking on the 'Read more' link below. If you prefer, you may take out alternative holiday insurance but we will require you to provide us with details of the insurance policy and cover.


Passport Required:
If you are a British citizen then you must bring your passport with you. If you are not a British citizen you should check via your own embassy whether you require a visa.