You’re cordially invited

for a 2024 Performance Tour of the Netherlands, Belgium, & NE France, ending in Paris

Sponsored by the Community Chorus of Detroit
welcoming CCD choristers, other singers (non-auditioned), family, and friends; non-singers are welcome, too – our audience enthusiasts!


11-day Main Tour: 9/25-10/5

+ optional 3-day Paris Extension: 10/5-10/8

The tour is managed by Encore Tours, the chorus’ exclusive agent for CCD international travel.

Included in the 11-day Main Tour: two meals per day, round-trip air fare, private deluxe coach, well-located hotel accommodations, and lots more!  We welcome you and your companion for this spectacular tour, with an optional three-day extension in Paris.

Details of some of the exciting cultural experiences we’ll enjoy in addition to our six performances in breathtaking venues:

–Enjoy walking tours of historic Amsterdam and the beautiful city of Haarlem, nearby

–Learn about cuisine of the Netherlands in our hands-on Dutch cooking class

–Visit Zaanse Schans to see working windmills, dating from the 17th century

–Enjoy a traditional Indonesian-Dutch Rijsttafel feast

–Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam

–Hear CCD Conductor Ed Maki-Schramm play one of the great organs of the world in Haarlem – an instrument played by Handel and 10-year-old Mozart

–Tour the Delft factory to see how the famous blue-and-white pottery is made

–Explore Bruges, Belgium, called “the Venice of the north” with its canals, renowned as one of the most beautiful cities of Europe – and enjoy a canal cruise

–Visit Ghent for some photos of this magnificent city, dating from the 12th century

–Attend a harp concert at a small, private harp museum – just for our group

–Tour a “chocolatier” to see how the delicious Belgian chocolate is made

–Visit Reims, France to see the stunning cathedral and have a wine tasting – in the heart of France’s scenic champagne country

In addition, we’ll provide contact info and links prior to the tour for you to make optional, independent reservations for suggested highlights to see in Amsterdam during free time, such as Anne Frank’s home, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, a Concertgebouw Orchestra concert, and others.

As on past tours, our optional 3-day extension in Paris will be planned for more independent travel – on your own, with a companion, or with new tour friends, and our Tour Manager from the Main Tour will continue with us to provide concierge services.  Included are: a guided city tour, tickets for unlimited public transportation (Paris Metro and buses), beautiful hotel accommodations with breakfast, a special farewell dinner, and coach transfer to the airport at the end of our stay.  Suggestions for what to see and do in the City of Light will be provided closer to our tour date.

Please click on these links for tour brochures, including registration:


Main Tour only, $6,139 (9/25-10/5 – 11 days):

Brochure with complete info: Community Chorus of Detroit 11 Day 2024 Main Tour

Registration codes:  Group Leader – Diane Linn; Group Leader I.D. – 87560


Main Tour with 3-night Paris Extension, $6,938 (9/25-10/8 – 14 days):

Brochure with complete info: CommunityChorusofDetroit14Day2024TourwithParisExtension

Registration codes: Group Leader – CCD Paris Extension; Group Leader I.D. – 342948


Registration deadline April 15; final payment due July 15


For tour questions, contact Diane Linn:

For registration questions, contact Glenn Quirion at Encore Tours: