3 NIGHTS IN PRAGUE FOLLOWED BY 7 NIGHTS PASSAU TO PASSAU WITH CLASSICAL MUSIC ON BOARD AND ASHORE


11-Day Classical Music Cruise Tour
MAGIC OF MOZART ON THE DANUBE
Accompanied by Jean Stilwell
October 23, 2021

This quintessential cruise along the beautiful Danube connects Passau, the ”Three Rivers City” of the Inn, Ilz and Danube with the “Queen of the Danube” — the capital city Budapest. Traverse four of Europe’s most important countries while visiting three world famous capital cities.

This scenic cruise through beautiful landscapes, including the UNESCO protected Wachau Valley, is full of culture, history and charm. On this journey you get to know much about the heart of Europe - its countries, peoples and cultures.

ON BOARD MUSIC EXPERT
Austrian born, Antonella Placheta studied piano at the Innsbruck Conservatory for ten years. She continued her studies at the University of Innsbruck, where she concentrated on history and philosophy. After her studies she was able to combine her love of history with her love of music and the arts. In addition to her work as a historian and organizer of various cultural events, Antonella moderates concerts and music events and is active as a state-licensed tourist guide. Since 2015, she has been the director of the women's choir "Sono". As a music and cultural expert, she accompanies travel groups and cruises throughout Europe and is happy to share her knowledge and her enthusiasm for music with our national and international guests.

View what this cruise offers, then imagine concerts onboard and ashore!

11-Day Classical Music Cruise Tour Itinerary Summary

NOTE: The itinerary for "Magic of Mozart on the Danube" has been modified to accommodate musical onshore venues for musical performances.

Musical Performances:

Prague: (1) Opera; (2) Folklore dinner and show
(3) On board and at (4) Mozarteum, Salzburg - birthplace of Mozart: The Salzburg Soloists
(5) Vienna: Vienna Mozart Orchestra in Brahms Hall
(6) (7 Budapest: Hungarian Folklore Show & Slovak Quintet in Duna Palace
(8) Onboard: Kudlak Philharmonic Quartet
(9) Bratislava: Slovak Quintet Concert in Clarissine Church
(10) Onboard: Concert by pianist Martin Ivanov

 

ACCOMMODATIONS & SUCH INCLUDED

  • 3 nights hotel accommodations in Prague with breakfast
  • Tickets to an opera performance at Prague’s State Opera, subject to scheduling
  • Welcome Dinner in Prague
  • One lunch in Prague
  • Dinner and folk show in Prague
  • ON BOARD: Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Farewell Dinner
  • 7 nights river cruise with accommodations and full board
  • Free flowing red and white regional wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner onboard

NOT INCLUDED

  • International airfare
  • Early or late check in at the hotel
  • Additional excursions and meals other than those indicated
  • Drinks with onshore meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Items not mentioned in Inclusions above

EXPLORE AND AMENITIES INCLUDED

  • Airport to hotel transfer if flights purchased through CH Clarkson
  • Half-day private guided city tour of Prague
  • Half-day private guided tour of Strahov Monastery and its library
  • Accompanied by Jean Stilwell and hosted by Cruise Holidays staff
  • Transfer to cruise ship in Passau
  • ON BOARD: Daily shore excursions
  • Experienced English - speaking cruise director
  • Classical music performances on board and on shore, as per itinerary
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities for cruise crew and staff onboard the ship


 

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