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2019 Symphony on the Blue Danube

Sept. 16 – 25
Tour Operator: Gohagan
Price: From $3,195 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 10 days
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Visit five countries and up to six UNESCO World Heritage sites on this exclusive journey to the cultural centers that inspired classical music’s Great Masters. Framed by rolling hillsides, lush vineyards and medieval castles, the Danube River Valley has resonated with musicians, artists, poets and travelers throughout the centuries and contributed to the world the genius of its most renowned virtuosos. This unique combination of river and land travel includes three nights in the medieval gem of Prague and a five-night cruise on the legendary Blue Danube from Passau, Germany, to Budapest, Hungary, through the stunning Wachau Valley aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe Amadeus Queen, launching in 2018 as one of the finest ships on the waterways of Europe. This custom-designed and carefully orchestrated itinerary includes private performances featuring the musical heritage of Europe’s accomplished composers, including Mozart and Beethoven, and a comprehensive schedule of exclusive expert lectures and guided excursions featuring magnificent Melk Abbey, the storybook village of Dürnstein, imperial Vienna and medieval Bratislava. Berlin Pre-Program and Budapest Post-Program Options offered.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Prague
  • Day 3 : Prague
  • Day 4 : Prague
  • Day 5 : Prague | Passau | Embark Amadeus Queen
  • Day 6 : Melk | Dürnstein | Vienna
  • Day 7 : Vienna
  • Day 8 : Vienna | Bratislava
  • Day 9 : Budapest
  • Day 10 : Budapest | Disembark ship | Return to U.S.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2019 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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