In Mozart’s Footsteps Announces Spring 2013 Trip to European Musical Capitals Vienna, Salzburg, Prague

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Walking in the footsteps of great composers like Beethoven, Mozart, Dvorak and others is a magical experience. Dr. David Nelson, Professor of Music at University of North Carolina, Greensboro, is an exceptionally qualified guide who provides a unique travel experience to the musical capitals of Europe.

Salzburg,, where The Sound of Music was filmed and home to two Mozart museums.


“It was fantastic…The cities selected and the hotels we stayed at were wonderful, with excellent locations.” - Michael Hurley, New Orleans, LA

Walking in the footsteps of Beethoven, Mozart, Dvorak and others is a magical experience. In Mozart’s Footsteps announces a new Music Lovers Trip for 2013, featuring travel to Salzburg, Vienna, and three optional days in Prague.

The May 24-June 2 travel adventure begins with three days in Salzburg, then on to Vienna for five days. Tour highlights include:

  • Two Mozart museums
  • The Sound of Music Tour
  • Walking tour of Salzburg led by a local guide


  • Vienna State Opera House
  • Vienna’s Central and St. Mark’s Cemeteries (graves of Beethoven, Brahms, many others)
  • Vienna’s Collection of Ancient Musical Instruments
  • Walking tour of Beethoven’s Heiligenstadt
  • The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the Schönnbrunn Summer Concert
  • An orchestral concert at the Musikverein
  • “Die Fledermaus” at Vienna’s Volksoper
  • Walking tour of Vienna led by a local guide

The three optional days in Prague include a walking tour of the Old-Town Square to the Charles Bridge, a guided walking tour of Prague, a tour of the Antonin Dvorak Museum and lecture on Dvorak by one of the world’s foremost Dvorak scholars, and a trip to the Czech Museum of Musical History. Additional musical performances will be announced.

In honor of Beethoven’s birthday in December, In Mozart’s Footsteps will award $200 in Euros to travelers who sign up for the Music Lovers Tour by December 31.

About In Mozart's Footsteps
In Mozart’s Footsteps founder and guide, Dr. David Nelson, is a music professor who has been leading trips to the musical capitals of Europe for almost 20 years. Travelers are overwhelmingly pleased with his expertise, informal and caring service, and flexibility to the needs of the groups, which generally number from 15 to 25 people. “I love sharing the magic of the performances, history and culture in these beautiful cities,” commented Dr. Nelson, “Many of my travelers find it a life changing experience.”


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