SOLD OUT! Symphony of the Blue Danube Aboard Amadeus Elegant
September 19–October 1, 2013
TOUR SOLD OUT! NEW DATES ADDED! Click here for more information. Explore the legendary Blue Danube from Passau, Germany to Budapest, Hungary Bridges of Prague through the Wachau Valley, and then explore the medieval gems of Prague and Kraków. Experience the inspiring centers of music in some of Europe’s greatest cities and explore the former Habsburg Empire that stirred the musical genius of Mozart, Beethoven, and Strauss. Throughout, enjoy a program of classical music-themed performances and tours. Guided excursions include Bratislava’s medieval Old Town, imperial Vienna, the storybook village of Dürnstein, and magnificent Melk Abbey. Pre- and post tour programs to Budapest and Warsaw are also offered.
Study Leader Information
John Meffert, consultant on Heritage Conservation Services, has a long tradition with the National Trust. He has served as the Director for our Southern Offi ce from 1982-1988 and was the director of the Preservation Society of Charleston, the oldest nonprofi t organization in the United States, responsible for preserving the historic resources of Charleston, S.C. John has delighted many study tour groups with his lectures and insights on preservation, and receives rave reviews as study leader.
September 19 & 20 - Depart from the U.S.; Arrive Budapest, Hungary/Embark AMADEUS ELEGANT
September 21 - Budapest
September 22 - Bratislava, Slovakia/Vienna, Austria
September 23 - Vienna
September 24 - Dürnstein/Melk
September 25 - Passau, Germany/Disembark AMDEUS ELEGANT/Prague, Czech Republic
September 26 & 27 - Prague
September 28 - Prague/Brno/Kraków, Poland
September 29 & 30 - Kraków
October 1 - Kraków/Return to the U.S.
Please email National Trust Tours for questions about this program. Be sure to include your mailing address if you are requesting a paper copy of the brochure for this program.