BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Concordia College in Bronxville announces a specially curated trip to Germany featuring a unique look at its vast cultural history and influence--from the music of its famous composers, such as Bach and Handel, to the Protestant Reformation.
The tour is part of the Concordia College Travel & Learn program, which is known for traveling for purpose and pleasure.
Highlights of the trip include the following:
- Mainz (including a visit to the Gutenberg Press)
- Eisenach (J. S. Bach’s birthplace and dining at Wartburg castle)
- Erfurt (with tours of an Augustinian Monastery, St Mary’s Cathedral and an organ concert at a synagogue)
- Eisleban (Luther’s birthplace and The Handel Museum)
- Leipzig (follow the footsteps of famous composers)
- Wittenberg (the Heart of the Reformation-where Martin Luther posted his 95 Thesis on the doors of the Castle Church in 1517)
- Berlin (with art and shopping, and seeing history come alive from the Reichstag to Checkpoint Charlie).
Tour highlights include a dinner cruise in the Rhine River Valley, a wine-tasting and dinner at a Castle Vineyard, private museum and walking tours, a special Concordia Choir concert and Berlin’s historic sites (such as Brandenburg Gate).
For reservations, contact Jim.Bunn@concordia-ny.edu or Kathy.Dresser@concordia-ny.edu. Reservations must be finalized by Dec. 14.
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