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A Spanish night with Carmen (16/0101)

A special tour to the European Capital of Culture 2016

 

Travel Date: 17-19 June, 2016

 

Services

  • 2 nights in Wrocław
  • accommodation in double/twin rooms of the requested hotel category
  • half board with…
  • 2 x buffet breakfast
  • 2 x three-course dinner at the hotel
  • welcome drink on arrival
  • city sightseeing tour of Wrocław including…
  • entrance fee to the Cathedral
  • entrance fee to Aula Leopoldina
  • tickets of category 1 for the operetta „A Spanish night with Carmen“
  • 21st person free of charge in single room
  • 42nd person free of charge in double/twin room
  • 24/7 telephone hotline
  • free photo downloads for your promotion

 

"A Spanish night with Carmen"

Day 1 / Friday / 17 June, 2016: Arrival and welcome drink

Already on arrival at the hotel you will feel the meaning of true Polish hospitality. You will be warmly welcomed and while the room keys are issued, the friendly hotel staff will serve you a tasty and refreshing welcome drink. After that you have a little time to recover in the comfortable room of your cozy hotel. A delicious 3-course dinner will be served in the restaurant and you should use the rest of the evening for a first city walk to enjoy the very special flair. In recent years Wrocław has become the most beautiful city of Poland. The Old Town was set up in the 13th century and is surrounded by burgher houses. The Market Place is a real tourist attraction and as there are many canals of the Odra river inside Wrocław, the city is known as “Venice of Silesia”. The attractiveness of Wrocław will further increase, when the largest city of Lower Silesia becomes the “European Capital of Culture” in the year 2016. The whole city presents itself then spruced up and alive. Daily and spectacularly events, held throughout the whole city area, will be offered to locals and tourists. Wroclaw then excites with a unique atmosphere that attracts and fascinates all the guests in 2016.

 

Day 2 / Saturday / 18 June, 2016: Capital of Culture, Cathedral, Carmen and Spanish night

After a full and sumptuous buffet breakfast, you will be met by our friendly tour guide who takes you on a discovery journey through his hometown, which is an excellent example of a multicultural metropolis situated at the interface of ethnically diverse areas. The Gothic town hall was built between 1328-1504 and houses now the city’s historical museum. The oldest part of the city is the Ostrów Tumski Island. It shelters a complex of sacral buildings with gothic double-spire Cathedral of St John the Baptist. It was the first Gothic temple on Polish Islands and the view from its tower is splendid! Right after that you will visit the University of Wroclaw, which houses the world-famous “Aula Leopoldina”. It is the most magnificent reception hall in the city, which can look back on a long tradition and impresses with valuable mural paintings. In the afternoon you have free time to stroll through the city center and to visit one of the many events on the subject of "Capital of Culture 2016", which will take place today. Our guide will be happy to advice and show you the most important event stages. On request we can also book a boat trip on the Odra river for you, that shows you Wrocław from a different perspective and leads you to some secret places you cannot reach by bus either on foot. If you are interested in art, we recommend a visit to one of the many museums in Wrocław. A very recommendable one is the “Rotunda”, in which a three-dimensional panorama painting can be admired, that belongs to the rarest and biggest in the world. After return to the hotel you will have dinner and time to fresh up and relax, because the night will be long. At 22:00 h you will visit the breathtaking operetta “A Spanish night with Carmen” in the Municipal Stadium, where thousands of visitors are expected. About 100 choirs and dance ensembles provide an unforgettable atmosphere and make this event to one of the largest in Europe. Furthermore, fragments of the opera are accompanied by flamenco dances and performances of the famous Spanish Royal Riding School. And you will admire the spectacle live from the best seats, because our tickets are valid for the 1st category.

 

Day 3 / Sunday / 19 June, 2016: Departure

After breakfast departure or extension day in Wrocław.

 

 

 

Hotel examples & Prices (June, 2016)

  • 3-star category, centrally located, e.g. hotel „Campanile Wrocław“ from € 162,00 / single supplement from € 34,00
  • 3-star category, centrally located, e.g. hotel „Silfor Europejski“ from € 185,00 / single supplement from € 48,00
  • 4-star category, centrally located, e.g. hotel „Best Western Plus Q“ from € 189,00 / single supplement from € 48,00
  • 5-star category, centrally located, e.g. hotel „Platinum Palace“ from € 216,00 / single supplement from € 64,00

 

Additional Services (optional)

  • Boat trip on Odra river (1 hour) from € 8,50
  • Boat trip on Odra river (2 hours) incl. barbeque on board from € 35,00
  • Guided sightseeing walk “Dwarf search in Wrocław” from € 17,00
  • City tour Wrocław with electric cars from € 10,00
  • Visit to the panorama deck on the Sky Tower from € 3,00
  • Entrance fee to Rotunda museum with panorama painting from € 8,50
  • Visit to the Wrocław Royal Palace from € 5,00
  • Lunch or dinner at “Restaurant in the Water Tower” from € 18,00
  • Lunch or dinner at the new Old Town restaurant “Cloth Hall 7” from € 15,50
  • Exclusive degustation menu incl. selected wines at the hotel restaurant “Grape” from € 55,00
  • Backstage tour in Wrocław opera house from € 6,50

 

Event Schedule Wrocław 2016

A preview of the calendar of events can be found on our website at the following link:

http://www.poland-incoming.com/travel/362,schedule-wroclaw-european-capital-of-culture-2016.html

 

 

 

 

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