Music & Gastro tour for Gourmets
This tour leads You through the most beautiful regions and towns of Central Europe focusing on cultural, musical traditions and delights of the local special meals and drinks. During the tour we will follow footsteps of famous composers, – over the ’must see’ sights - we will visit memorial houses, special museums, exhibitions , we will attend concerts and operas in the most beautiful opera houses in Europe. Your cultural impressions will be ’spiced’ with traditional gastronomy of each countries, in course of dinners occasionally with folklore show and live music. Our experienced professional tour escort guide will assist throughout the whole tour, and gives further information to whom who are deeply interested in the local cultures.
This is Your tour, if You want more than a guide book can offer…
Budapest – Zvolen - Banská Bystrica - Cracow
special Slovak dish: Strapačky (type: dumplings)
Cracow – Warsaw
Frédéric François Chopin was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist. He is widely considered one of the greatest Romantic composers.
Chopin invented the instrumental ballade and made major innovations to the piano sonata, mazurka, waltz, nocturne, polonaise, étude, impromptu, scherzo and prélude.
special Polish meal: Bigos (type: cabbage)
Warsaw - Leipzig
Johannes Brahms was a German composer and pianist.
Brahms wrote settings for piano and voice of 144 German folk songs, and many of his lieder reflect folk themes or depict scenes of rural life.
Leipzig - Drezden
Robert Schumann was a German composer, aesthete and influential music critic.He is regarded as one of the greatest and most representative composers of the Romantic era. He composed works for piano and orchestra
Drezden – Prague
Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist of the Baroque period. Many of Bach's works are still known today, such as the Brandenburg Concertos, the Mass in B minor, the The Well-Tempered Clavier, his cantatas, chorales, partitas, Passions, and organ works.
Antonin Leopold Dvorák - Czech composer. Dvořák's own style has been described as 'the fullest recreation of a national idiom with that of the symphonic tradition, absorbing folk influences and finding effective ways of using them'.
special Czech meal: ’Knédli’ (type: dumpling) and BEER!
Prague – Plzen - Munich
Bedrich Smetana was a Czech composer who pioneered the development of a musical style which became closely identified with his country's aspirations to independent statehood.
Munich – Castle of Neuschwanstein – Salzburg
special German meals: knuckle of pork, sausages and BEER!
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an Austrian, prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. He composed over 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, operatic, and choral music.
Salzburg - Vienna
special Austrian meal: Wiener Schintzel (type: veal cutlet)
Vienna – Fertőd – Győr
Franz Joseph Haydn was an Austrian composer, one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. Haydn's work was central to the development of what came to be called sonata form. He worked for 24 years in Hungary in Eszterháza (Fertőd).
Győr – Budapest
Franz Liszt was a 19th-century Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor and teacher. As a composer, Liszt was one of the most prominent representatives of the "Neudeutsche Schule" ("New German School"). He left behind an extensive and diverse body of work in which he influenced his forward-looking contemporaries and anticipated some 20th-century ideas and trends.
special Hungarian meal: Goulash (type: soup), WINE & PÁLINKA!
Budapest – Kecskemét – Budapest
Zoltán Kodály was a Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, pedagogue, linguist, and philosopher. He is best known internationally as the creator of the worldwide known Kodály Method.
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