Music and Opera in Munich

National Theatre
National Theatre
Munich Residenz
Munich Residenz
Residenz and Theatinerkirche
Residenz and Theatinerkirche
Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein Castle
Nymphenburg Palace
Nymphenburg Palace

Fairytale castles, opulent royal palaces and awe-inspiring architecture await us on this six-day discovery of Munich’s performing arts scene and its rich history. Bask in the undeniable splendour of the Residenz, the former home of Bavarian monarchs that is open to the public and houses scintillating royal collections, meet the people behind the scenes at the National Theatre and attend a series of performances in this historic German city.

This tour offers an enchanting escape into the culture that can be found here and we experience it through visits to unique museums, tours of historic buildings that highlight the architecture of this region, and also through the passion and knowledge shared with us by our expert guide throughout this trip. With a total of three performances included, why not treat yourself to a place on this memorable tour and lose yourself in all that Munich has to offer.

  • Experience performances of Richard Strauss’ Salome and Puccini’s Turandot at the Opera House, as well as a concert at the Residenz Palace
  • Stand before the awe-inspiring Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Take a special private tour of Munich’s fantastic National Opera House
  • Enjoy a private tour of the fascinating sound lab at the Stadtmuseum


  • Cultural Excursion


  • Special Access
  • All Inclusive

Itinerary 2019

Day 1

Fly from London to Munich. Upon arrival, we check into our hotel and have dinner at a restaurant.

Hotel: Torbräu Hotel, Munich
Meals: Dinner included

Day 2

This morning, we visit the Munich Residenz, former home of the Bavarian Wittelsbach monarchs. A guided tour that takes in the Cuvilliés Theatre and allows for some free time follows. After lunch, we enjoy an exclusive opportunity to meet people who work behind-the-scenes at the National Theatre. This evening, we enjoy a performance of Salome by Richard Strauss, at the National Opera House.

Performance: Salome
Hotel: Torbräu Hotel, Munich
Meals: All meals included

Day 3

We visit Neuschwanstein Castle and stop for lunch at Hohenschwangau, then we return to Munich. Free time and an evening meal follows later.

Hotel: Torbräu Hotel, Munich
Meals: All meals included

Day 4

Our day begins at Munich’s Stadtmuseum, where we have a private tour. This museum houses a collection of musical instruments and plays host to an on-site sound laboratory. After lunch at the museum’s café, leisure time in the city awaits. After dinner, we are treated to a performance – Concert at the Cuvillies Theatre, at the Residenz Palace.

Performance: Academy Players of the Bavarian State Orchestra, Programme TBC
Hotel: Torbräu Hotel, Munich
Meals: All meals included

Day 5

Today, we depart for Nymphenburg Palace, once the summer residence of Bavarian rulers. After lunch at the museum and in the early evening, we enjoy the final performance of our tour - Turandot by Puccini, at the National Opera House in Munich.

Performance: Turandot
Hotel: Torbräu Hotel, Munich
Meals: All meals included

Day 6

The time has come for this tour to end, but we have a little free time in Munich before our flight.

Meals: Breakfast & lunch included

What's Included

  1. Expert Guide Lecturer
  2. Tour Manager
  3. Local Travel - Private a/c coach
  4. Meals - Most meals included with wine at dinner
  5. Entries & Tips - Entry to all sites in programme; tips included
  6. Hotels
  7. Flights
  8. Opera Tickets - Entry to all performances in the programme. We request the seats in the centre stalls as these offer the best view although seats in boxes are usually more expensive. There is no guarantee that we will get the seats requested as availability is often limited. Where it is possible to avoid boxes as an alternative we will, but in some cases it may be the only option.

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2019 Tour Details

Tue 9th July - Sun 14th July




sgl supp: £480


Led By: Dr Adriana Festeu

Guide Lecturer

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