Opera, Gardens & British Elegance

United Kingdom

For those who appreciate the magic of opera and crave a distinctive cultural journey, “Opera, Gardens, and British Elegance” awaits. This meticulously crafted itinerary promises a truly unique experience, featuring privileged access to events typically off-limits to the public. Whether it’s the enduring charm of the Royal Opera House or the serene landscapes of East Sussex, this expedition extends an invitation to enthusiasts to indulge in a perfect blend of artistic elegance and the refined allure of British culture.

Discover enchanting gardens and storied venues, orchestrating a symphony of cultural splendor. “Opera, Gardens, and British Elegance” is tailored for opera aficionados seeking an unmatched immersion into British culture and sophistication.

What's Included

  • Travel Concierge
  • Exquisite, Well-Located Hotels
  • Motorcoach transportation
  • Welcome dinner
  • Traditional English picnic
  • Sissinghurst Castle Garden
  • Free time for exploration
  • Backstage tour at Royal Opera House, followed by performance
  • Performance at Garsington Opera
  • Experience at Glyndebourne Opera


8 Days

Day 1 Overnight Flight

Departure from the United States.

Day 2 London

Arrive in London, one of the world's liveliest capitals. Meet your Encore Experiences Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel for check in. After unpacking begin familiarizing yourself with the city's Tube, enjoy a special Welcome Dinner together at one of London's restaurants. (D)

Day 3 London

After a full English breakfast at your hotel, the day is yours to explore London at your own pace. Perhaps visit the St. Paul's Cathedral, or see artistic masterpieces at the National Gallery. (B)

Day 4 London

Step into the enchanting world of the Royal Opera House with an exclusive backstage tour. Sip on a pre-performance glass of champagne while engaging in insightful discussions with either performers or directors. Experience the magic of a captivating performance (pending reservations) in this opulent venue. (B)

Day 5 London

Discover Oxford, the renowned university city. Indulge in a traditional English picnic and enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes access to witness the preparation of the performance at Garsington Opera. Later, immerse yourself in the show, seeing those preparations come to life. (B)

Day 6 East Sussex

Visit Sissinghurst Castle Garden this morning and Chapel Down winery. Continue to East Sussex where you will check into your next hotel for the next two evenings. (B)

Day 7 East Sussex

Savor a leisurely morning before an enchanting experience at Glyndebourne. Indulge in an afternoon champagne tea and wine with canapes during the interval of a captivating opera performance. (B)

Day 8 Departure

Transfer to the airport for return flight to the United States. (B)

on flight

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