Exquisite Europe: An opera lover’s adventure in Berlin

Culture

Germany is truly an unparalleled destination for opera lovers, and Berlin is home to some of the country’s most renowned concert venues and orchestras. Komische Oper stages a variety of performances and the Deutsche Oper offers the largest auditorium, but Staatsoper Berlin is both the most beautiful and the oldest. Home to the Berlin State Opera for over 250 years, a visit to this historic venue is an unforgettable experience.

Take up residence in Hotel de Rome’s elegant Royal Bebel Suite for your 3-night stay, mere steps from Staatsoper. A welcoming array of delicacies including macarons, Berlinerdoughnuts and local rhubarb lemonade will be waiting for you on arrival, along with a special gift—a genuine fragment of the Berlin wall.

After you’ve settled into your sumptuous suite, a private 5-course Italian dinner will be prepared for you by the Head Chef and served in the former Dresden Bank vault. Perfect for those in need of some pampering, you’ll spend the following day relaxing in the tranquil De Rome Spa with a couples’ treatment, Champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries.

Retire to your suite to dress for a glamorous evening of entertainment at the Staatsoper, a short walk across the Bebelplatz. You’ll enter a world of ornate details and red velvet as you take your VIP seats in the exquisitely restored auditorium to enjoy a sublime performance. After the curtain falls, you’ll be whisked off on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the opera house, where you’ll also have the opportunity to meet Maestro Daniel Barenboim, former director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and La Scala in Milan. The perfect finale to a sophisticated evening of high culture, enjoy a cocktail at La Banca Bar before bed.

For more information or to reserve your stay, please email reservations.derome@roccofortehotels.com or call +49 30 460 609 1430.

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