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Bayly Art Museum Offers October Trip To Berlin

July 18, 2001-- The Volunteer Board of the Bayly Art Museum at the University of Virginia is offering a trip to Germany, Oct. 21-28. The tour-guided trip includes visits to museums and historic buildings and sightseeing tours of Berlin, Potsdam, and Dresden.

Berlin is home to more than 100 state and private museums showcasing the arts from ancient, medieval and Renaissance times to the present as well as design and architecture. The group will visit numerous Berlin attractions including the National Gallery, Egyptian Museum, Pergamon Museum, the Gemaldegalerie, Brandenburg Gate, the New Synagogue, and Charlottenburg Palace.

In Potsdam City, en route to an overnight visit to Dresden, the group will visit the Old Market Square, St. Nicolai's Church, the Egyptian Obelisk, Sanssouci, and the Neues Palais.

The group will tour Dresden and visit its Semper Opera House, Dresden Cathedral, Zwinger Palace Museum, Residential Palace, Church of Our Lady, and the Albertinum before returning to Berlin for another full day.

The package price of $2,395 per person/double occupancy includes round-trip air transportation from Dulles International Airport, six nights of first-class lodging, all breakfasts, two dinners, taxes, admission charges, airport transfers, and the services of a full-time guide.

For information on joining the tour, call Susan Howell at (434) 975-0564 or Ellen Shuman at (434) 977-0821

The tour-guided trip is open to all Bayly members. Individual membership is $35. Bayly membership information is available on the Web at http://www.virginia.edu/~bayly/member.html or call (434) 924-4043.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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