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Bachfest 2020 and Dresden Tentative Itinerary June 16-25, 2020

Tuesday, June 16th

  • Depart CWA at 11:44 am; arrive Chicago at 12:52 pm and depart at 2:45 pm

Wednesday, June 17th

  • Arrive Zurich at 6:20 am and depart at 9:00 am; arrive Leipzig at 10:15 am.
  • Transfer from Leipzig Halle Airport to Leipzig.
  • Free afternoon.
  • Optional group dinner at a place to be determined (cost not included).
  • 8:00 pm - Organ Concert at the Thomaskirche, Thomaskirchhof 18.
  • Overnight at Marriott Hotel, Am Hallischen Tor 1 (or similar class hotel).

Thursday, June 18th

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Leipzig Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour.
  • Free afternoon for sightseeing.
  • Optional group dinner at a place to be determined (cost not included).
  • 8:00 pm – Choral Cantata at the Nikolaikirche, Nikolaikirchhof 3
  • Overnight at the Marriott Hotel, Am Hallischen Tor 1

Friday, June 19th

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Morning visit to the Bach Museum.
  • Free afternoon for sightseeing.
  • Optional group dinner at a place to be determined (cost not included).
  • 7:30 pm – Passion performance at the Leipzig Opera.
  • Overnight at the Marriott Leipzig, Am Hallischen Tor 1

Saturday, June 20th

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Free day in Leipzig.
  • Optional group lunch at a place to be determined (cost not included).
  • 5:00 pm – Violin concert at the Haus Leipzig, Elsterstrasse 22-24
  • 10:30 pm – Viola suite performance a The Salles de Pologne, Paul-Gruner-Strasse 44
  • Overnight at the Marriott Hotel, Am Hallischen Tor 1

Sunday, June 21st

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Optional morning church services.
  • Optional group lunch at a place to be determined (cost not included).
  • Free afternoon in Leipzig.
  • 6:00 pm – Final concert at the Thomaskirche, Thomaskichhof 18
  • Overnight at the Marriott Leipzig, Am Hallischen Tor 1

Monday, June 22nd

  • Transfer from Leipzig to Dresden on first-class high-speed ICE train
  • Afternoon Dresden Hop-On, Hop-Off tour.
  • Optional group dinner at the Freiberger Shankhaus featuring traditional Saxon cuisine (cost not included).
  • Overnight at the Hilton Dresden Hotel, an der Frauenkirche 5 (or similar class hotel).

Tuesday, June 23rd

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Full-day excursion to the “Bohemian Saxon Switzerland National Park” (including lunch)
  • Optional group dinner at a location to be determined (cost not included).
  • Overnight at the Hilton Dresden Hotel, an der Frauenkirche 5.

Wednesday, June 24th

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Free day in Dresden.
  • Optional group dinner at a location to be determined (cost not included).
  • 5:00 pm – Concert at the Zwinger Palace
  • Overnight at the Overnight at the Hilton Dresden Hotel, an der Frauenkirche 5.

Thursday, June 25th

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Transfer to Dresden International Airport
  • Depart Dresden International Airport at
  • 9:20 am; arrive Zurich at 10:45 am and
  • Depart at 12:55 pm.
  • Arrive Chicago at 3:45 pm and depart at 7:30 pm.
  • Arrive CWA at 8:40 pm.

Call 715-345-7726 to book.

*Itinerary is subject to minor revisions based on availability of arrangements at time of booking.

Credits:

*Itinerary subject to change. Created with images by WolfBlur - "statue bronze johann sebastian bach" • E T T T O - "untitled image" • 2052920 - "leipzig city germany" • Kiwihug - "untitled image" • YannaZazu - "orchestra symphony stage"