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.
European Holiday Insurance
At National Holidays, we always do everything we can to ensure your holiday runs as smoothly as possible from start to finish. For this reason, we strongly recommend you take out holiday insurance to ensure you’re prepared for the unexpected.
For all holidays to mainland Europe we require all holidaymakers to take out some form of Holiday Insurance.
To provide you with a travel insurance policy designed with our customers in mind, we’ve teamed up with specialist insurance providers Towergate Chapman Stevens. Some of the benefits of our insurance policy include:
• All ages are considered
• 24-hour English speaking emergency assistance
If you are 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.