24 October 2016
Prague is one of Easten Europe's most beautiful and fascinating cities and on this Mozart themed tour you will get to see the best of it. Over four memorable days you will enjoy a comprehensive tour of the city, visit the Bertramka Villa, which is the great composer's museum, see a performance of the opera Don Giovanni and attend an organ concert at the stunning St Nicolas Cathedral.
On arrival at Prague International Airport you will be met and taken by luxury car to your hotel located right in the centre of the city. At the five star Aria Hotel you will be given a briefing about the next days in Prague, receive your tickets to the Don Giovanni opera and entrance tickets to Bertramka Villa. The Aria Hotel, where you stay on a bed and breakfast basis, is situated in Lesser Town just steps away from Charles Bridge and Prague Castle. Rooms are decorated in music themes of opera, jazz and classical.
After breakfast meet your guide in the hotel lobby and begin your walking tour. You will not only hear, but also be able to touch the music of Mozart on a visit to the famous Clementinum which house his manuscripts. Then visit the House at the Golden Angel in Celetna Lane to hear about Casanova’s sojourn in Bohemia and visit the house where he met Mozart in 1787 to work with him on the libretto of Don Giovanni. After the tour have a restaurant lunch and in the evening visit Estate Theatre and enjoy the opera.
Have a late breakfast this morning before your visit to Bertramka Villa by yourself or you can book a guide. Bertramka Villa, where the composer wrote some of his music, is now a museum of Mozart’s work and his memories. It is said that the Austrian composer finished his opera Don Giovanni at the villa. The rest of the day is free for you to explore on your own then in the evening enjoy an organ concert at St. Nicolas Cathedral, where, after Mozart’s death, memorial services and concerts were held.
Today after breakfast at your hotel there may be time for some more sightseeing or last minute shopping for souvenirs before you are picked up and driven back to the airport to catch an onward flight or begin your journey home. This short tour makes a great introduction to Prague and is a must for all classical music fans who love the works of Mozart.
Standard fr £1217pp
Rates based on twinshare
International flights not included unless otherwise stated