Visit five countries and up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites on this exclusive journey to the cultural centers that inspired classical music’s Great Masters. This unique combination of river and land travel includes three nights in Prague and a five-night cruise on the legendary Blue Danube from Passau, Germany, to Budapest, Hungary, aboard the deluxe m.s Amadeus Queen. The custom-designed itinerary has been carefully orchestrated to include private classical music performances and a comprehensive schedule of guided excursions featuring magnificent Melk Abbey, the storybook village of Dürnstein, imperial Vienna and medieval Bratislava.
Berlin Pre-Program and Budapest Post-Program Options are offered.
Tom Moriarity is a nationally recognized preservationist and urban development specialist. Trained as an architect, Tom was one of the founders of the National Trust’s pioneering Main Street Program. A partner in Economics Research Associates, a global real estate consulting firm, Tom has been involved in many major restoration and rehabilitation projects across the world. He will bring his expertise on architecture, architectural history, historic preservation and adaptive use that will help each traveler better understand the beauty and significance of the places we will visit. Tom holds two degrees in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin.
1 Depart the U.S.
2 Prague, Czech Republic
5 Prague/Passau, Germany/Embark m.s. Amadeus Queen
6 Melk, Austria/Dürnstein
8 Vienna/Bratislava, Slovakia
9 Budapest, Hungary
10 Budapest/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S.
Pre-Program and Budapest Post-Program Options are offered.