There’s Never Been! Travel to Grand Seiko to Japan

Experience An Unforgettable Trip To Grand Seiko Together With Fratellowatches

Grand Seiko has stood since 1960 for particularly precise mechanical watches, which really deserve the title “Manufaktur”. For many European watch aficionados a model of the Japanese manufacturer is already a must in the own collection. But why exactly do Grand Seiko lovers swear by these watches? If you have always wanted to take a look behind the scenes of Grand Seiko, then you have the unique opportunity to do so! Together with Grand Seiko, FratelloWatches is organizing an exclusive reader travel to Japan from 23

There's Never Been! Travel to Grand Seiko to Japan

September to 29 September 2017.

So far, only a few journalists have been admitted to the holy workshops of Grand Seiko. Our colleagues from FratelloWatches.comvisited the end of 2015 (Grand) Seiko in Japan and returned from this experience completely enthusiastically. The journey opened their eyes to high-end watchmaking in Japan and was remembered as one of the best travels to a watchmaker (and they have already visited many watchmakers). This led to the idea of ​​offering a very similar journey for our readers-together with Robert-Jan Broer from FratelloWatches and Grand Seiko. You always wanted to be in the shoes of a watchjournalist? Here at Bridgat.com you can get more different models of the watches with shoes. Here at Bridgat.com you can get more different models of the clothings accessories and shoes. You are a fan of Grand Seiko and would like to know how the watches are manufactured in Japan? Then take the opportunity to travel with FratelloWatches from September 23 to September 29, 2017 to Grand Seiko to Japan.

There you can see with your own eyes how precise and dedicated the watchmakers of Grand Seiko (and Credor) work on the most beautiful clocks. You will learn about the special features of the Grand Seiko movements, from the 9F quartz calibers to the mechanical 9S calibers to the innovative 9R-Spring-Drive calibers, you will learn about the special features of the Grand Seiko movements. Learn on the spot how beautiful and unique the case, hands and indexes of the watches are processed.

traditional Japanese dinner.

Friday-Visit the Shizuku Ishi watch studios in Morioka, where the mechanical calibers of Grand Seiko are developed and produced. There you can even create a Grand Seiko movement. Afterwards, you will travel back to Tokyo to enjoy the farewell party.

Saturday – The trip to Grand Seiko is over. All participants receive a transfer to the airport.

The price for this exclusive trip is 5,500 euros (without flight tickets). Only 12 participants can travel-first come, first served.

What is waiting for you on the exclusive trip from September 23 to September 29, 2017 to Japan to Grand Seiko?

Sunday-Arrival of all participants in Tokyo Haneda for the exclusive Grand Seiko experience with FratelloWatches. Dinner with all participants.

Monday-City tour, visit to the Asakusa Temple, visit the Tokyo Skytree (second highest building in the world) and a welcome dinner in the evening.

Tuesday-Trip to Shiojiri (Nagano), where you visit the Sinshu watchmakers’ workshops. Here you will witness the development and production of the Grand Seiko Spring Drive technology, the Grand Seiko 9F Quartz caliber, the Credor minute repetitions and the Credor Schlagwerk clocks. Then the journey back to Tokyo.

Wednesday-This day is at leisure. Take the time to explore Tokyo.

Thursday-Visit of the Seiko Museum, visit of the Grand Seiko boutique at the WAKO department store in Tokyo Ginza. At the end of the day, you will travel to the famous Japanese high-speed train to Morioka and stay overnight in a traditional Japanese hotel (Ryokan). Here you will experience a traditional Japanese dinner.

Friday-Visit the Shizuku Ishi watch studios in Morioka, where the mechanical calibers of Grand Seiko are developed and produced. There you can even create a Grand Seiko movement. Afterwards, you will travel back to Tokyo to enjoy the farewell party.

Saturday-The trip to Grand Seiko is over. All participants receive a transfer to the airport.

The price for this exclusive trip is 5,500 euros (without flight tickets). Only 12 participants can travel-first come, first served.