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In this 9-day itinerary, you'll start in the music capital of Vienna and then make your way through beautiful Southern Bohemia before ending the tour in Prague. It's a perfect mix of world-class music cities coupled with the fantastic and historic Czech countryside.

Tour Highlights

  • Zentralfriedhof
  • Esterházy Palace
  • Haydnsaal
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Český Krumlov Castle
  • Castle District, Prague
  • Charles Bridge
  • Old Town, Prague
  • 1 Informal Performance Opportunity
  • 4 Performance Opportunities
CZECH REPUBLIC

Itinerary

DAY 1: OVERNIGHT FLIGHT

Departure from the United States.

DAY 2: VIENNA

Meet your Encore Tour Manager at the airport this morning and transfer to your centrally located hotel in Vienna! En route, stop in Zentralfriedhof where you can visit the graves of many famous musicians and composers. Continue on to your hotel and have time to relax and unpack before meeting with your friends and family companion tour for a special welcome Heurigen dinner with traditional folk music!

DAY 3: VIENNA

After breakfast, provided each morning of your tour, journey to Eisenstadt, home of Joseph Haydn. Enjoy a guided tour through the Haydn Mausoleum at Bergkirche, then you will visit Esterházy PalacE. Included is a visit to the 17th century "Haydnsaal" with its wonderful acoustics. An informal performance may be possible. Tonight perform at a local venue! Transfer back to Vienna for the overnight.

DAY 4: VIENNA

Set off today to explore the musically rich city of Vienna with local guides in the morning. You'll see Vienna's famous sites, including entrance to the Schönbrunn Palace, to gain an understanding as to why this city is considered the City of Music. Then transfer to a local venue where you will prepare for tonight's performance! After, enjoy a group dinner.

DAY 5: ČESKÉ BUDĚJOVICE

After breakfast, depart for Southern Bohemia and journey to nearby Český Krumlov to visit its castle! Enjoy a half day at leisure to explore and have lunch on your own. Continue to České Budějovice where you will check into your hotel and have dinner together.

DAY 6: ČESKÉ BUDĚJOVICE

After breakfast at your hotel, have some time to explore České Budějovice with a morning at leisure. This afternoon, depart for the lovely and historical town of Trebon! Enjoy some time for lunch on your own, then prepare for your next performance! Enjoy a group dinner at a local restaurant before returning to České Budějovice for the overnight.

DAY 7: PRAGUE

This morning, depart for Prague! Upon arrival, stop to visit the Lennon Wall, then see the major highlights of this beautiful city on a sightseeing tour with a local guide. You will pass through the Castle district, the Lesser Town, on to Charles Bridge, through the Old Town and to the medieval Astronomical Clock. Arrive and check in to your hotel, and then enjoy dinner with your group.

DAY 8: PRAGUE

This morning, explore the jewel of Central Europe on your own! Come together this afternoon to prepare for your final concert! Afterward, celebrate your successful concert tour to Austria & the Czech Republic with a farewell dinner cruise on the Vltava River.

DAY 9: DEPARTURE

Return to the U.S.

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  • "In the footsteps of" Dvořák and Mozart
  • Workshop with Prof. Gerald Wirth
  • Lunch at the Augarten Palais with the Vienna Boys Choir
  • Mozart dinner at the Grand Hotel Bohemia
  • Tour of the Estates Theatre
  • Folkloric dinner/dance

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  • Apple strudel making demonstration at Schonbrunn Palace
  • Visit to traditional Viennese coffee house
  • Viennese Waltz — dance workshop
  • Reception or informal singing in the roof of St. Stephen's Cathedral
  • St. Vitus Cathedral
  • Budweiser Brewery
  • Excursion to Terezin Concentration Camp
  • Excursion to Kutna Hora
  • Karlštejn Castle

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