14 Venues

From castle ruins majestically overlooking the Rhine to a countryside full of medieval villages and half-timbered houses, Germany has a lot more to offer than just beer and lederhosen. Bach, Beethoven and Wagner are just some of the musical icons who called Germany home.

Featured Sample Itineraries

Walk in the footsteps of some of the giants of western music and experience magical castles, Bavarian hospitality and the exciting vibe of bustling Berlin.

Hidden Highlights

10 Days / 3 Munich / 2 Leipzig / 3 Berlin

Beautiful Bavaria

9 Days / 2 Rothenburg / 2 Nuremberg / 3 Munich

Black Forest Adventure

9 Days / 2 Cologne / 2 Heidelberg / 1 Stuttgart / 1 Freiburg / 1 Munich

Austrian Bavarian Adventure

8 days / 1 Heidelberg / 1 Rothenburg / 2 Munich / 2 Salzburg

Harmonized History

10 Days / 2 Berlin / 2 Dresden / 2 Wroclaw / 2 Krakow

Wagner in Bavaria

8 Days / 2 Nuremberg / 2 Bayreuth / 2 Munich

Browse Cities


Bavaria’s capital and gateway to the Alps, this green city is great for strolling from sites like the Marienplatz to the Nymphenburg Palace. Besides Oktoberfest, Munich is well-known for its beautiful architecture and outstanding museums. Sites such as the New City Hall, with the famous Glockenspiel, the Residenz (former home of Bavarian kings) and the National Opera House are all located in the compact city center.


About an hour south of Frankfurt, Heidelberg is Germany’s most famous university town. During WWII the city suffered almost no bombing damage and retains an enchanting baroque charm. The old town, or Altstadt, is a maze of narrow gothic streets along the river Neckar with the famous Heidelberg Castle perched above on a nearby hilltop. Considered by some the intellectual capital of Germany, Heidelberg is culturally diverse city attracting thousands of tourists every year.


The capital of Germany, once divided into East and West by the infamous Berlin Wall, and today a world city of culture, politics, media, and science. The past is ever present in remnants of the Wall, Checkpoint Charlie and the Brandenburg Gate but this is a city looking toward the future. Constantly changing, Berlin embodies and young a free-wheeling spirit. Home to some of the world’s greatest cultural institutions and museums, this is a wonderfully vibrant and creative city.

Featured Venues

With numerous beautiful churches, the magnificent Hercules Hall in the Munich Residenz as well as open-air stages and town squares, there are no shortage of wonderful performance options in Germany.

St. Hedwig’s Cathedral


Designed after the well-known Pantheon in Rome, Hedwig’s Cathedral was built in response to the increase in Catholic immigrants into Berlin after the Protestant Reformation in the 18th century. 200 years later, after the notorious Jewish persecution known as Kristallnacht in November of 1938, the bishop of the cathedral prayed publicly for all of the Jews. He was subsequently jailed and died before arriving at his destintion—a concentration camp. His remains were transferred back to the church where they were placed in the famous tomb which can be found inside.



Jesuitenkirche, also known as the Church of the Holy Spirit and St. Ignatius, is the largest and most important church in Heidelberg. It’s main structure was built in Baroque style and it’s tower (which was added about a century later) is in the neo-baroque style. Its construction is unusual in that it faces south, whereas most catholic churches face east. It sits in the old town district near University Square-no doubt a great location for our groups to perform and show off their great talent.

Herkulessaal at the Residenz


Herkulessaal, or Hercules Hall, is a 1,270 seat hall used for concerts, ceremonies, lectures, and conferences. It is located inside the beautiful royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs in the center of Munich. Today the complex, known as the Munich Residenz, contains ten courtyards, beautiful gardens, and a stunning interior. There are over 130 rooms on display inside and your group could have a chance to experience and perform in this incredible palace.

Heilig Kreuz Kirche


Built in 1888 and refurbished in 1995, Heilig- Kreuze-Kirche (Church of the Holy Cross) is a community, cultural and event center unique across Germany. Today it is open to worship and prayer, celebrations and numerous art and cultural events. The church is centrally located on Blucherplatz near the America Memorial Library and Potsdamer Platz and can accommodate concerts by larger orchestras and choirs with a seating capacity of more than 400.

Peterskirche (Munich)


Dating back to the 12th century, St. Peter’s Church is the oldest Catholic church in Munich and presumably the originating point for the whole city. Its iconic 299-foot tower is commonly known as Alter Peter, or Old Pete, and is emblematic of Munich. Music has a prominent role at St. Peters, with concerts throughout the year. The church has its own orchestra and several choral ensembles and also welcomes performances by visiting ensembles.

Tabor Kirche


Regularly hosting concerts with an audience capacity of 300, this beautiful protestant church in Leipzig is a perfect performance venue for small orchestras and choirs. The church was built in the neo-Romanesque style as a three-aisled pillar basilica without side galleries according to the forms of the 11th century. The churches two towers – 50 meters high – underline the monumental effect of the building. One tower is intended as a lookout while the other houses a clock and bells.

Dom Koln (Cologne Cathedral)


Begun in 1248, the construction of this Gothic masterpiece took place in several stages and was not completed until 1880. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne and a renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic Architecture. At 515 feet, the cathedral is the tallest twin-spired church in the world and has the largest façade of any church in the world. Visiting choirs can perform formal concerts, sacred repertoire only, or sing during Mass.

Lukas Kirche


The Lukaskirche is known as an event location far beyond Dresden. Due to its special acoustics, the church is ideal for concerts and recordings by instrumental or choral ensembles. The church was built between 1899 and 1903 but was badly damaged in World War II. In the late 1950s, the idea of using the building for orchestra rehearsals and recordings arose and from 1964 to 1972 the church was converted into a recording studio. Since 1972, services have been celebrated in the Lukaskirche again but the tradition of music and performances here continues.

Stadtkirche Wittenberg


Considered the mother church of the Protestant Reformation, the City Church of Wittenberg has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1966. The reformer Martin Luther preached here and Johannes Bugenhagen was the first Protestant city pastor. Many different concerts take place in the church every year featuring both church and guest ensembles.

Baden-Baden Outdoor Stage


Built in 1912 and located opposite the Kurhaus, this Art Nouveau-style domed outdoor stage plays host to a variety of visiting musicians throughout the year. The Kurhaus and Outdoor Stage are also home to the Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra.

Brandenburg Dom


The Brandenburg Cathedral is located on an island between the Beetzsee and Havel rivers. The ensemble of cathedral, cloister, curia and outbuildings still characterizes the cathedral island and the historic cityscape of Brandenburg and der Havel. Construction began in the mid-12th century and the gothic renovation was completed around the middle of the 15th century. From May to September, hundreds of music lovers flock to the cathedral, which with its unique acoustics and atmosphere is a perfect venue for special concert evenings.

St. Thomas Church


St. Thomas has been a place of worship for historical figures such as Martin Luther, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and of course, Bach. In fact, Bach was choirmaster at this church for 27 years. Today, this church acts as his final resting place. Although the works he created during his time in Leipzig commanded little attention in his lifetime, they are an important part of his journey to greatness. Dive into the world of Bach and have the chance to perform in a place he once considered home.

Titisee Lakeside Band Shell


This fantastic bandshell with great acoustics makes a perfect concert spot for any band. Overlooking Lake Titisee, the Pavilion is a popular instrumental venue due to both its scenic location and the easy access to the stage for loading and unloading instruments. This is an extremely popular tourist area, so you’re guaranteed a great audience.