Travel with WFMT
For years, WFMT has sponsored travel tours led by our on-air hosts to some of the world's best destinations for classical music. Joining together classical music enthusiasts and incomparable WFMT announcers like Lisa Flynn and Carl Grapentine, these tours are filled with lectures, discussions, and many, many concerts! Interested in a particular location or music festival? Contact WFMT Ad Sales and let us know.
WFMT Program Host: Carl Grapentine
May 3 – May 15, 2016
Join Carl Grapentine next May for a classical music tour to Vienna and Salzburg.
You’ll begin by touring the city of Vienna to explore some of Carl’s favorite musical sites. Performances include two operas, Puccini’s Turandot and Beethoven’s Fidelio (both at the Vienna State Opera), along with a concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the Musikverein. There will be additional time to attend other concerts and for personal sightseeing.
Then on to a tour of Salzburg, a concert in the historic Fortress and a boat-trip on the beautiful Danube from Krems to Durnstein.
Performance tickets, deluxe hotel accommodations, air transportation, all breakfasts and several group meals included in this wonderful tour.
All of this and an optional post-tour extension to Bavaria and surrounding cities provided by Travelex International.
Contact Janet Thomas at Travelex International for more information at (847) 519-4819.
Rhine River Cruise and Tour - Experience historic towns in the heart of Germany and The Netherlands!
WFMT Program Host: Kerry Frumkin
September 13-26, 2016
Join Kerry Frumkin and fellow WFMT listeners on YMT Vacations’ fourteen-day Rhine River Cruise and Tour next September. Imagine the relaxed pace of River Cruising along the Rhine —exploring some of the most historic and charming towns in the heart of Germany and The Netherlands.
Your journey begins in Munich and its vibrant art scene, attending a special concert in the Residenz Hofkapelle, followed by an authentic Bavarian dinner. Then on to Heidelberg and Bonn before boarding the luxurious A-ROSA VIVA, your home for the next 8 days cruising to Rüdesheim, Cologne and Düsseldorf, as well as Rotterdam, Amsterdam, and Arnhem.
The final shore leg includes a drive on the German Autobahn to Dresden and finally Berlin before departing for home.
Space is limited. Call YMT Vacations at 800-942-1625 or click here to learn more.
WFMT Program Host: Peter van de Graaff
September 25-October 5, 2016
Join Peter van de Graaff on an exclusive 10 day classical music lovers cruise on Oceania Cruises’ Marina to Spain and Portugal.
You’ll travel in luxury and be captivated by the splendid sights and infectious Spanish culture. Enjoy a private recital by Peter and his wife Kathleen at the Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona, designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Whilst in Cadiz enjoy a concert at the famed Oratorio de la Santa Cueva, the site where Haydn premiered his Seven Last Words of Christ.
From Barcelona, you’ll travel to the vistas atop the Rock of Gibraltar, the iconic landmark of the British territory. Other highlights of the trip include a visit to the beautiful island of Palma de Mallorca, the walled city of Cartagena and Malaga. You’ll also visit Seville with its magnificent cathedral, spend a day in Casablanca, Morocco and finish the trip in Lisbon, Portugal.
Space is limited. Call Largay Travel at 800-322-9481 or visit largaytravel.com/wfmt to learn more about this amazing itinerary.