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Pre- and Post-Congress Tours

To enquire about and book tours, please contact our partners, Interplan:

All prices are in Euros and include 19% VAT. Prices will be adjusted in the event of a tax increase.

Booking Deadline: September 20, 2011

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received after July 15, 2011 will be charged a 50% penalty. No refund will be given for cancellations received after August 8, 2011. Cancellation is considered effective only upon receipt of written notification (e-mail or fax).

In the event that the minimum number of participants is not reached for any of the tours, INTERPLAN reserves the right to cancel the tour. Should this occur, all registered participants will be informed and refunded the tour fee.

For both post-congress tours, participants must arrange their own transportation from Dresden or Hamburg at the end of the tour; there will be no return transfer to Berlin.

Excursion to Dresden

Price: €300 per person

Friday, October 21-Saturday, October 22
Meet your guide on Friday, October 21 at the ICC Berlin to begin your full-day tour.

Price includes:
  • Bus transfer to Dresden (Oct. 21)
  • Accommodation at a 4-star hotel in Dresden (Oct. 21-22)
  • English-speaking guide (Oct. 21)
  • Walking tour (Oct. 21)
  • Entrance to Residenzschloss (Oct. 21)
  • 90-minute river cruise (Oct. 21)
  • Lunch (Oct. 21)

Travel to Dresden and discover the city know as “The Florence of the river Elbe”. You will visit the Castle Dresden Residenzschloss, which features a variety of museums and exhibitions. One such exhibition is the Grünes Gewölbe, the spectacular treasure chamber that holds one of Europe’s richest collections of gold, silver, bronze, and various jewels.

You will discover Dresden from a new perspective with a cruise down the river Elbe. The relaxing boat ride on a historic paddle steamer will also feature a light lunch of traditional German fare. During the trip, the ship will pass the lovely old city of Dresden and offer an amazing view of three castles built between 1850 and 1861. You will also see two of Dresden’s most popular districts, Blasewitz and Loschwitz, known for their elegant mansions.

Your guide will take you on a walking tour where you will see all of Dresden’s best-known landmarks, such as the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) and the Semperoper, the opera house of the Saxon State Dresden Opera.