Great Composers: Beethoven – Tour DE119

The Great Composers: Beethoven tour is a 5 day guided tour to Frankfurt, Koblenz, Bonn, Cologne and back to Frankfurt. Enjoy visits to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress in Koblenz, Beethoven’s House
and the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn. 

5 Days/ 4 Nights Following Beethoven’s life – Private Tour or Self Drive

2020 Guaranteed Departures Daily

Day 1: FrankfurtGreat Composers Beethoven

Arrival at Frankfurt airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to spend at your leisure. Frankfurt is the financial and commercial heart of Germany, a city full of fascinating contrasts between modern development and historic landmarks. 

Day 2:  Frankfurt – Koblenz – Bonn

After breakfast, travel to the ancient Roman city of Koblenz. Visit of the city, considered one of the oldest cities in Germany. Continue to the “Deutsches Eck” (German corner) where the Moselle River joins the Rhine River. From there, cross the river in a panoramic funicular that allows you to have a spectacular view. On the other side of the river is the Ehrenbreitstein fortress, the second largest fortress in Europe.  Ludwig van Beethoven’s mother was born in Koblenz. You can visit his home now converted into a museum dedicated to the life of Beethoven (open on Sundays and holidays). The trip continues to Bonn.

Day 3: BonnGreat Composers Beethoven

He is considered the irascible titan of the era of classicism: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770- 1827). Bonn’s most illustrious son not only wrote the Fifth Symphony, but also composed the melody “To joy”, the anthem of Europe since 1972. In his hometown Bonn, Beethoven is present in every corner. Learn today during a guided tour the most important places related to his life, including the Beethoven monument, in the Münsterplatz square and the sculpture called “Beethon”, as well as the Beethoven House, the composer’s birthplace. In honor of the 250 years of his birth, the  Beethoven House was completely remodeled and now houses a permanent collection with more than 200 original objects by the great composer. It also offers endless concerts throughout the year. Depending on your travel date, it is recommended today to attend a special concert by the Beethoven orchestra or the Beethoven Festival (see information below).

Day 4: Bonn – CologneGreat Composers Beethoven

Visit of the Bundeskunsthalle Bonn (House of Art) that presents a special exhibition on the importance of Beethoven and its international impact (17.12.2019 – 26.04.2020). In the afternoon
departure to Cologne. 

Day 5 / Cologne – Frankfurt

Today there is a city tour through this great metropolis of the Rhine. The tips of the Gothic cathedral (UNESCO heritage) dominate this ancient  German city that enjoys countless artistic treasures, famous museums and a very rich cultural life. In the afternoon return to Frankfurt.

Price Per Person Euro – 2020

* USD Prices will vary with the exchange rate.

Private Tour Includes:

  • Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
  • Daily buffet breakfast & city tax
  • Transportation by car or minivan during the entire tour
  • Driver-guide during the entire tour (English speaking)
  • English speaking local guide in Bonn (3 hours)
  • Visits and Excursion as mentioned
  • Funicular ride
  • Entrance to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress in Koblenz
  • Beethoven’s House
  • The Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn

Self-drive Includes:

  • Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
  • Daily buffet breakfast & city tax
  • Economy-category rental car
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Air conditioning
  • Mandatory insurance

Self Drive Excludes:

  • Gasoline, parking, fees, speeding fines, winter tyres, GPS etc.

Book This Tour with Blue Danube Holidays.

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