The Best 4 Music Tours to Relive
“Who can resist singing along to ‘Climb Every Mountain’ or tapping out the beat to any number of tunes made famous by the lads of Liverpool, The Beatles. Trafalgar has a range of guided holidays that take travellers to and through the most important places these artists frequented” ~ Trafalgar Tours
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Relive these Classics Music Tours
Trafalgar continues to see a rise in the number of guests who want to learn about the history of legendary music artists and experience their local way of life from the inside. They give their guests the opportunity to uncover and experience their world by connecting them with local characters that have an association with these musicians through music tours. Whether it is a family member, friend or a local resident, their guests see inside the lives and music of these artists through their hand-picked ‘Local Specialist’.
On Trafalgar’s 10-day Tastes & Sounds of the South guided holiday guests will gain a cultural insight into the life and music of Johnny Cash during a private performance with Johnny Cash and June Carter’s son, John Carter Cash. John entertains Trafalgar guests with his own original music, as well as a few numbers made famous by his legendary family. Guests are able to ask questions about John’s famous father with a meet and greet before exploring the RCA’s Studio B – one of the world’s most successful recording studios where musicians such as Elvis Presley recorded their iconic sounds. Priced from R35 500 per person – twin share, departures are available from April through to November, 2016
On Trafalgar’s 11-day Best of Britain guided holiday travel down Penny Lane to the sound of the song as Local Specialist and bone fide friend of The Beatles, Phil, shares his stories of the band in his Liverpudlian lilt. He’ll show you the Fab Four’s favourite local hangouts including the café where Paul McCartney and John Lennon used to meet up to take the bus into Liverpool town as young guys. You’ll drive past Liverpool College of Art campus on Hope Street, where John Lennon was a student in the late fifties, and visit Strawberry Field where you’ll learn why it was the inspiration behind the song ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’. Priced from R34 600 per person – twin share, departures are available from April through to October 2016.
On Trafalgar’s eight-day San Francisco & Wine Country Delights guided holiday guests will meet Trafalgar’s Local Specialist, Stan, who’ll take you on a small group walk in the footsteps of Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and The Grateful Dead to learn about the impact of the alternative rock culture on San Francisco and the world. He’ll share insider stories with you about the local flower power movement in Haight-Ashbury, renowned as the epicentre of the Hippie Revolution and Summer of Love. Priced from R32 300 per person – twin share, departures are available from May through to October 2016
On Trafalgar’s 10-day Sound of Music guided holiday guests will get to grips with Austria and Germany’s musical history. With two nights in Salzburg to uncover the roots of the musical, Sound of Music, to a private visit to the Kunstkammer in Vienna and visits to the village of Oberammergau where the Passion Play is performed every ten year lovers of music are spoiled for choice. Priced from R27 100 per person twin share, departures are available from April through to October 2016.
For more information on these music tours, visit www.trafalgar.com or call (011) 280 8440.