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Arrive Budapest

Tour begins: 6:00 PM, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest. A transfer is included from Budapest’s Ferenc Liszt Airport or Keleti Train Station to the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest. Your musical odyssey begins prior to cruising...


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Discovering Franz Liszt's Budapest

Statues of Mozart, Beethoven, Verdi and Liszt greet you at the 1884 State Opera House in Pest, with its gilded vaulted ceiling, murals, royal boxes and three-ton chandelier; expect some surprises on a guided tour of this neo-Renaissance masterpiece,...


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Bartók & more in Budapest & begin cruise

After a free morning, head to Buda for a walking tour and, if you wish, time to check out the Museum of Music History, whose exhibits portray centuries of Hungarian musical life in a former palace on Castle Hill. The legacy of Béla Bartók...


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Bratislava, City of Prodigies

After a morning’s cruise with lectures, workshops and a guest choir rehearsal, arrive in Bratislava, Slovakia – the Baroque stomping grounds of great musical prodigies, as you'll discover firsthand today. A walking tour includes the city's...


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Exploring Vienna’s musical treasures

If you had to choose only one European city to musically explore, Vienna – home to Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms and Strauss – would be it! This morning, you may choose a visit to Schönbrunn Palace of the Habsburgs, followed...


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Orchestra rehearsal & a palace evening in Vienna

Vienna springs to musical life on a day featuring a pair of Tauck Exclusives. For the first one, sit in on a rehearsal this morning at beautiful Auersperg Palace as an orchestra prepares for a performance. Then spend the afternoon as you please...


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Melk Abbey & some musical cruising to Grein

Melk Abbey, a beautiful Benedictine monastery complex overlooking the Danube, has been a significant center of learning and culture since its founding over 900 years ago. Get a sense of the importance of music to the abbey’s cultural life through...


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Mozart's Baroque hometown, musical Salzburg

Just picture a small boy of 5 wowing a royal audience with his piano virtuosity... then crawling up on the lap of the Empress of half of Europe, and giving her a kiss! Little Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1756, did just...


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A grand pipe organ & more in Passau

Your riverboat docks this morning in Passau, Germany – the "city of three rivers" at the junction of the Inn, Ilz and Danube. Discover this Baroque Bavarian town known for its many churches and exquisite stained glass on a walking tour. At St....


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Disembark in Vilshofen & on to Prague

This delightfully musical of Danube tours winds down as you disembark in the town of Vilshofen, bid your riverboat and its crew goodbye, and travel to historic (and extremely musical) Prague for a two-night stay. Arrive in time for a traditional Czech...


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Musical giants in & around Prague

Many musical giants have left their mark on Prague – capital of today's Czech Republic, and a city with a rich musical legacy of its own – and its environs as you’ll discover during both guided sightseeing and time spent exploring...


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Journey home

Tauck's most musical of Danube River tours ends in Prague, Czech Republic. Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from the InterContinental Prague to Václav Havel Airport Prague or Praha Hlavni Nadrazi (Main Train Station);...


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