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Verdi Music Festival Tour

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Exploring the home of Giuseppe Verdi

Verdi Music Festival in the City of Opera

Explore Parma through the eyes of the composer and learn about the cultural influences of the time

A Music Festival Tour

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Verdi Music Festival in the City of Opera (4 Days)

Visiting Verdi's Birthplace

This 4 day tour is all about the great composer Giuseppe Verdi. You can explore Verdi's Italy and the culture and influences at the time and also visit the place where he was born and died.

Verdi Music Festival in the City of Opera

Verdi Music Festival in the City of Opera (4 Days)

Day 1: Parma

You will make your own way to Parma and check into the hotel. You will then take a guided walking tour of Parma visiting monuments that show Parma as the "citu of opera". You will also visit the Museum house of Arturo Toscanini and the house of Arrigo Boito, the Farnese theatre and the museum of Sound and Music.The tour will be followed by lunch at the famous Corale Verdi restaurant near Ducal Palace. The evening is free but you might select one of the shows and go to the theater based on the event calendar. Overnight will be in Hotel.

 

Day 2: Parma, “Terre Verdiane” (Verdi’s lands)

After breakfast, you will take a tour following the life of Giuseppe Verdi and his relationship with Italy. You will visit Roncole Verdi and his native house and the medieval church of San Michele Arcangelo where he played the organ. You will continue to Busseto where you will see Piazza Verdi and the 13th century fortress that is home to Tiatro Verdi, Casa Barezzi, the home of Anonio Barezzi who supervised the beginning of Verdi's career, the oratory of Santissima Trinita where he married Margherita Barezzi and the Palazzo Orlandi where he composed his forst pieces and the Giuseppe Verdi National Museum. You will then visit Villa Verdi in the small village of Sant'Agata in Villanova sull'Arda which Verdi bought and lived in, revelling in the isolation. You will then visit a local producer of Culatello di Zibello, the cured meat that is aged in cellars along the Po river followed by lunch of the products at the farm. The evening will be free but you might select one of the shows and go to the theater based on the event calendar. Overnight will be in Hotel.

 

Day 3: Parma

After breakfast the day will be free to explore as you wish. You may  enjoy one of our optional private tours from Parma, such as:

Gourmet Tour

Super Car Test Drive & Ferrari Museum

The Castles of Dukedom

 

Day 4

After breakfast, you will check out of the hotel.

 

Verdi Music Festival in the City of Opera

PARMA HOTELS  »  PALACE MARIA LUIGIA

Located in the heart of the city, Palace Maria Luigia Hotel has classic interiors and traditional Italian style furniture. Wi-Fi access is available throughout the hotel and guests also have a restaurant and bar. Both Parma Cathedral and Teatro Regio Opera House are less than a 10 minute walk away. It also very close to the Parma Train Station.

Verdi Music Festival in the City of Opera

Verdi Music Festival in the City of Opera (4 Days)

INCLUDES

 

+ 3 nights at a 4* hotel centrally located in Parma

+ Breakfast Daily

+ Two Lunches

+ English-speaking guide on the half-day Verdi-themed city tour of Parma and on full-day tour of the Terre Verdiane (including visit to food producer)

+ Transportation during the Terre Verdiane tour

+Entrance fees to Verdi’s Theatre in Busseto, Barezzi’s House & Hall, Villa Sant’Agata

 

EXCLUDES

 

+ Flights to/from your home city

+ Arrival/Departure Transfers

+ Meals where not mentioned

+ Festival Verdi tickets

+ Entrance fees in Parma

+ City Tax

+Travel Insurance (strongly recommended)

 

Verdi Music Festival in the City of Opera

Verdi Music Festival in the City of Opera (4 Days)

Please note that the prices below are for per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling and sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travelers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price. If you are happy to be paired up with another single traveler of the same sex on your tour, this can be arranged, thus avoiding the single person supplement. All our scheduled tour departures are guaranteed subject to a minimum of 2 travelers.

Date

Time

Show

Friday, October 10th

 7:30PM

  La Forza del Destino

Saturday, October 11th

 5:00PM

  Mariella Devia

Sunday, October 12th

 8:00PM

  Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic, Parma’s Royal Theater Chorus & Francesco     Lanzillotta

Thursday, October 16th

 7:30PM

  La Forza del Destino

Friday, October 17th

 8:00PM

  Fuoco di Gioia

Saturday, October 18th

 8:00PM

  Orchestra del Conservatorio di Musica “A. Boito”

Sunday, October 19th

 3:30PM

  La Forza del Destino

Thursday, October 23rd

 7:30PM

  La Forza del Destino

Saturday, October 25th

 8:00PM

  Raina Kabaivanska

Sunday, October 26th

 5:00PM

  Quartet from Cremona

Tuesday, October 28th

 7:30PM

  La Forza del Destino

Thursday, October 30th

 8:00PM

  SempreVerdi - Ballet School of Academy “Teatro Alla Scala”

Friday, October 31st

 8:00PM

  SempreVerdi - Ballet School of Academy “Teatro Alla Scala”

Monday, November 3rd

 8:00PM

  Grigory Sokolov

Tuesday, November 4th

 8:00PM

  Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Regio di Torino

From $1,090 per person (based on double occupancy)

 

Verdi Music Festival in the City of Opera

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Parma, Terre Verdiane