Opera Tour Itineraries

Picture Ennevi. Courtesy of Fondazione Arena di Verona.
Verona Opera Festival
Arena di Verona 26th
30th June 2018 (4 Nights)
£1595
Puccini Festival
Torre del Lago, Lucca 24th
28th July 2018 (4 Nights)
£1295
Verona Opera Festival
Tuesday 26th June 2018
  • Arrive at Accademia Hotel, Verona. Met by Debbie or Andrew. Private transfers can be arranged at a supplement, please call for further details.
  • Welcome drink.
Wednesday 27th June 2018
  • Guided walking tour around historic Verona with English commentary.
  • Four course lunch with wine at a local Fattoria and vineyard. Regional specialities produced by the Fattoria will be served and can be purchased. Short transfer via minibus included.
  • Evening at leisure*
Thursday 28th June 2018
  • Introductory talk on Verdi's 'Aida' with musical examples and light refreshments.
  • Afternoon at leisure*
  • Arena di Verona for performance of Verdi's 'Aida'. Gold class (the best) tickets are included.
Friday 29th June 2018
  • Introductory talk on Bizet's 'Carmen' with musical examples and light refreshments.
  • Afternoon at leisure*
  • Arena di Verona for performance of Bizet's 'Carmen'. Gold class (the best) tickets are included.
Saturday 30th June 2018
  • Depart after breakfast.
Picture Ennevi. Courtesy of Fondazione Arena di Verona.
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* Andrew & Debbie are available during such times to help with shopping or sightseeing recommendations, and more in depth information on Verona's historic sites. Guests are always invited to join us as we dine at selected restaurants.

Puccini Festival
Tuesday 24th July 2018
  • Arrive at San Luca Palace Hotel, Lucca. Met by Debbie or Andrew. Private transfers can be arranged at a supplement, please call for further details.
  • Welcome drink.
Wednesday 25th July 2018
  • Guided walking tour around historic Lucca with English commentary.
  • Guided tour and lunch at a local vineyard with coach transport from Lucca included. Regional specialities produced by the Fattoria will be served and can be purchased.
  • Evening at leisure*
Thursday 26th July 2018
  • Introductory talk on Puccini's 'Manon Lescaut' with musical examples and light refreshments.
  • Afternoon at leisure*
  • Coach travel to and from Torre del Lago for performance of Puccini's 'Manon Lescaut'. Gold class (the best) tickets are included along with a pre-opera visit to Villa Puccini.
Friday 27th July 2018
  • Introductory talk on Puccini's 'La Boheme' with musical examples and light refreshments.
  • Afternoon at leisure*
  • Coach travel to and from Torre del Lago for performance of Puccini's 'La Boheme'. Gold class (the best) tickets are included.
Saturday 28th July 2018
  • Depart after breakfast.

* Andrew & Debbie are available during such times to help with shopping or sightseeing recommendations, and more in depth information on Lucca's historic sites. Guests are always invited to join us as we dine at selected restaurants.

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