Salem 2018 Optional Activities
Our time in Vienna, Leipzig, and Prague will be filled with visits to historic churches, art museums, and grandiose estates, four evening concerts, and free time to explore each city on your own. For those interested, we'd like to offer additional, optional activities to fill your free time. Learn about and register for these opportunities below.
June 6: Melk Abbey & Danube Cruise
On your free day in Vienna, enjoy a river cruise down the Danube as you soak up the picturesque scenery of the Wachau Valley, and take a guided tour of the stunning Melk Abbey. Enjoy lunch in Melk and shopping in the quaint town of Krems before returning to Vienna. (Note: Those wishing to attend the Giselle Ballet in Vienna will need to forgo the shopping time in Krems)
Estimated time: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM.
Price: $80 per person, including all transportation, Danube river cruise, and Melk Abbey admission and guided tour
June 6: Giselle Ballet @ Vienna State Opera
Enjoy this great 19th century ballet of love and mortality in one of Europe's legendary concert halls, the Vienna State Opera.
Note: Subject to availability on February 16
Starting time: TBD
June 9: Mozart Dinner Opera
Travel back in time for an intimate dinner concert in a historically protected hall in old town Prague. Enjoy chamber music and opera arias and duets from Mozart's greatest works.
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $85 per person, including the concert and dinner at a shared table
June 12: Saxony Organ Tour
During BachFest in Leipzig, travel with an organ expert to two small Saxon towns to examine their 18th and 19th century organs, study their construction, and enjoy their beautiful music.
Note: Subject to availability on Feb. 16
Estimated Time: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Price: $105 per person, including transportation and coffee break (lunch not included)
June 16 (Munich Ext.): Neuschwanstein Castle
For those on the Munich extension, take a day trip from Munich with a local Bavarian guide to visit the picture-perfect Neuschwanstein Castle. Additionally, go off the beaten path to rural churches and enjoy lunch at a Bavarian cheese farm.
Estimated Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Price: $130 per person, includes transportation, castle entrance, and lunch