Private luxury tours in art, architecture & design travel

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Luxury Art & Design Tours

Contemporary Art of Japan
(14 Days)
Tokyo, Kanazawa, Naoshima, Kyoto, Hakone

Art Tour of France
(10 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Provence, Cote d’Azur

Culinary & Art Tour of Spain
(11 Days)
Madrid, San Sebastian, La Rioja, Bilbao, Barcelona

Art & Temples of India
(18 Days)
Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho & Panna National Park, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajanta & Ellora Caves, Mumbai

Art, Crafts & Design of Mexico
(9 Days)
Mexico City, Oaxaca

Ceramics Tour of Japan
(10 Days)
Fukuoka, Saga, Kyoto, Yamashiro Onsen, Kanazawa, Tokyo

Art Tour of Berlin, Prague & Vienna
(9 Days)
Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden, Prague, Vienna

Italy for Art Lovers
(13 Days)
Rome, Florence & Assisi, Bologna & Ravenna, Venice & Padua, Milan

Art & Design of Portugal
(8 Days)
Lisbon & Sintra, Porto & Douro Valley

Aboriginal Art & Culture of Australia
(9 Days)
Sydney, Ayers Rock (Uluru), Kakadu National Park, Arnhem Land

Art Tour of Switzerland
(6 Days)
Geneva, Lausanne, Basel, Weil am Rhein, Zurich, St. Gallen, Winterthur

Arts & Crafts of Burma
(9 Days)
Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay

Arts & Crafts in England
(8 Days)
London, Cotswolds

Dutch & Flemish Art Tour
(10 days)
Bruges & Ghent, Brussels & Antwerp, Amsterdam with The Hague & Delft

Culture, Crafts & Cuisine of Ireland
(13 days)
Dublin, Ballyfin, Ballymaloe, Killarney, Adare, Ashford Castle

Arts & Crafts of Morocco
(13 Days)
Casablanca, Fez, Rabat, High Atlas Mountains, Essaouira, Marrakesh

Art & Architecture Tour of South Korea
(8 Days)
Seoul, Jeju Island

The Art of Japan
(13 Days)
Tokyo, Kyoto, Kanazawa, Yamanaka Onsen, Naoshima, Kyoto

Art Tour of Berlin, Prague & Vienna

(9 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Berlin & Dresden, Prague, Vienna

This private art tour focuses on Berlin, Prague and Vienna, cities that should be at the top of the list for anyone who loves a wide range of great art and architecture.

Begin in dynamic Berlin. During flexible private touring with your expert art and culture guide, visit important sites such as the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial and Jewish Museum, as well as the incomparable cultural institutions on Museum Island (e.g. the Pergamon Museum) and in the Kulturforum (e.g., the Philharmonie). Browse markets and food halls. Perhaps visit the Eastside Gallery, a mural-painted remnant of the Berlin Wall. Or, stop by the best art galleries in the Mitte and Kreuzberg neighborhoods, and discover why Berlin has become a favorite destination for contemporary artists and art collectors. One day, enjoy a cruise on the Spree River for a unique perspective on the city. Artisans of Leisure can also arrange access to private art collections such as the Hoffman Collection and Boros Bunker.

Next, tour the most interesting cultural attractions in Dresden, such as the Frauenkirche, Green Vaults, Zwinger, Albertinum and the Meissen factory.

Continue to the fairytale city of Prague. During in-depth private touring, visit cultural highlights such as Prague Castle, the Old Town, the New Town and the Jewish Quarter. Also, visit the Mucha Museum, and see distinctive architecture by Adolf Loos, Frank Gehry and others. Enjoy exclusive experiences such as private access to the stunning Baroque interiors of the Strahov Library and a private tour of the Municipal House. Also, browse the best shops for high-quality, locally made crafts such as Bohemian glass. One evening, enjoy premium tickets to a performance in one of Prague’s beautiful historic halls.

Next, transfer by private car to sophisticated Vienna. During private touring with your expert local guide in Vienna, see the remarkable wealth of spectacular art, architecture and history in this former imperial capital. Visit the exciting MuseumsQuartier, and see treasures inside legendary museums such as the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Natural History Museum and Museum for Applied Arts (MAK). Tour architectural landmarks in Gothic, Baroque, Secessionist and modern styles, and see interesting buildings designed by Otto Wagner, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Hans Hollein and others. Visit the most evocative Viennese coffee houses and relax in traditional heurigen (wine taverns). Browse food markets and upscale shops selling exquisite linens, antiques, crystal and chocolate. One evening, enjoy tickets to a performance at the Vienna State Opera. During private touring, your expert local guide will take you to the most interesting neighborhoods, upscale shops and food markets, and help you navigate the overwhelming wealth of spectacular art, architecture and history in this former imperial capital. Visit the Spanish Riding School to see the Lipizzaner Stallions during a training session or performance. See the highlights of world-renowned palaces and museums such as the MuseumsQuartier, Kunsthistorisches, Albertina, Schönbrunn (including the Bergl Rooms), the Jewish Museum and the Freud Museum. Tour architectural monuments that exemplify the best in Vienna's Gothic, Baroque and Secessionist styles including St. Stephen's Cathedral and Otto Wagner-designed buildings. Visit our favorite shops selling exquisite linens, crystal, chocolates, gourmet foods and antiques. Visit up-and-coming neighborhoods known for their designers and chefs. Taste local culinary specialties at our favorite stalls in the enormous Naschmarkt food market. We'll also ensure you have daily opportunities to visit Vienna's leading coffee houses and patisseries.

This tour can be fully customized to suit your interests and schedule. Artisans of Leisure is happy to make reservations at leading restaurants, arrange transfers to and from meals, and reserve tickets for additional cultural performances. This tour can be easily combined with other destinations in Central Europe, including Salzburg, Budapest and Krakow.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Berlin, Germany
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 2 Berlin

Full-day private city tour

Day 3 Berlin

Half-day walking tour with art expert

Day 4 Berlin – Prague, Czech Republic

Private transfer to Prague for 2 nights. Tour of Dresden en route

Day 5 Prague

Full-day private city tour. Evening musical performance

Day 6 Prague – Vienna, Austria

Private transfer to Vienna hotel for 3 nights

Day 7 Vienna
Full-day private city tour
Day 8 Vienna
Half-day private tour
Day 9 Depart Vienna
Private transfer to airport

Hotels
Berlin:

The Regent Berlin

Prague: Four Seasons Prague
Vienna: Park Hyatt Vienna or Hotel Sacher Vienna

Cost
$14,165 Per person (double occupancy)