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From Leipzig: Vogtland Music Day Trip

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From Leipzig: Vogtland Music Day Trip

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From US$ 637.11 per group up to 8

Take a day trip to meet the violin, harmonica, and bandonion makers of the Vogtland starting from the musical city of Leipzig. Enjoy tango, blues, classical music, peace, culinary delights, and the local nature of the area.

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Duration 8 hours
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English, German
Wheelchair accessible
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  • Meet with the musical instrument makers of the Vogtland
  • Tour the musical instrument museum
  • Gain a perspective of the Vogtland Arena ski jump
Full description
Leipzig is a city of musical well-being, with Johann Sebastian Bach having worked there for decades as a composer, cantor, and director of the Thomanerchor. The Gewandhaus Orchestra is one of the best in its field, and it is there that Kapellmeister Felix Mendelsohn Bartholdy founded one of the most renowned music academies in Europe. Throughout your day tour, visit some of the musical instrument manufacturers or collectors around Carlsfeld, Klingenthal, and Markneukirchen. Bandonions are still being produced in Carlsfeld today, which give the Tango Argentino its unmistakable sound. Klingenthal delivers harmonicas and accordions all over the world, and in Markneukirchen you can find string and wind instrument manufacturers. Depending on the daily situation and availability, you can expect to visit 1 or 2 craftsmen. Outside of that, dig into Vogtland culture and its culinary delights. Encounter the Vogtland Arena — a modern ski jump — and if you still have time, take an excursion to the chic Bad Elster or Morgenröthe-Rautenkranz.
  • Day trip in a 9-seater van
  • Certified guides
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Main meals
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  • People with mobility impairments

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A very fascinating day. We learned so much about the history of the area, why all the musical instrument makers we're in this area, and what has happened to them. There are a couple of other great stops that don't have anything to do with music, but are great in their own right.

October 9, 2022

Product ID: 366565