Travel back in time as you follow in Mozart’s footsteps on this music lover’s walking tour of Prague. This music-themed walking tour caters to both the seasoned tourist and the curious newcomer. The friendly and knowledgeable local guide, who is fluent in English, will give you an educational and entertaining tour of the best-known Czech composers and take you to the most musically significant locations in Prague. You’ll also get to see a lot of the city’s most important historical landmarks.
- See where “Don Giovanni” premiered!
- Old Town Prague
- Estates Theatre
- Czech Museum of Music
- Strahov Monastery
- St. Nicholas Church
- Three Gold Lions House
- Golden Angel House
- Funicular Ride to Petrins
Discover the special relationship between Mozart and Prague on a tour that traces the famous composer’s footsteps in the city. We’ll visit the Estates Theatre, the site of the world premiere of Don Giovanni, and an exhibition at the Czech Museum of Music. Prague remains proud of the role it played in the life of this musical genius and you’ll soon learn why.
This unique tour will acquaint you with the places in Prague where the genius composer Mozart stayed. This is your chance to learn why the people of Prague welcomed Mozart so warmly, why they loved him so much, and why his music has won the hearts of everyone in this nation up to the present day.
Beginning on foot, we will walk through the Old Town, stopping at the Golden Angel house and the Estates Theatre. It is at the Estates Theatre that the world premiere of Don Giovanni took place on October 29, 1791. The Three Golden Lions house is where Mozart lived during his second stay in Prague. Next, we will board a tram and head to Lesser Town to visit the exhibition of music at the Czech Museum. Then, we’ll travel by cable railway to Petrins for a view of the tower. Then we will travel to the Strahov Monastery at Hradèany Quarter.
Walking to the Strahov Monastery, we will see where Mozart improvised on the organ in the church of the Ascension of the Virgin on the day of Don Giovanni´s premiere. In Hradcany Square and Lesser Town, we will stop at the houses and palaces where Mozart held concerts and lived. Our journey ends at the St. Nicholas Church, where a requiem was held on December 14, 1791, as a tribute to W.A. Mozart. It was also a statement of the Czech nation´s sorrow at his sudden death.
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Cheap flights and hotels discounts for Prague
The peak season for flights to Prague is January, February and March. The low season for purchasing tickets is June, July and October.
Prague is served by Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. Direct flights to Prague are offered by 56 airlines. Most flights are with Czech Airlines. Direct flights from Prague, United States are airlines: American Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada, KLM and Air France from New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.
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Last Updated on October 23, 2021 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com