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Verdi Festival Tour Parma Italy
With Opera and Concert Tickets in

In Verdi's Footsteps
tour all year round
with the Regio Theatre, Parma

  or
Verdi Festival is in October

Daily departures from Euro  872 per person

Parma Cathedral

The king of dramatic melody and Italian passion died on January 27th 1901. He was admired, revered and acknowledged as probably the greatest composer Italy or perhaps the World ever produced. He was of the humblest origins born in the small village of Roncole, growing up in nearby Busseto close to Parma. The town of Busseto is rich of Verdi memorials. The Teatro Verdi and the Museo Civico in the Villa Pallavicino, the Villa Verdi in a park near SantAgata are full of Verdis memorabilia, reminding us of the great Romantic Composer. Let us pay homage to the master by visiting locales of his origins and enjoying his compositions at places so significant in his musical career. 

Package includes:

  • 4 nights accommodation with breakfast in Parma at the centrally located hotels: 3star Hotel Button  or 4star Hotel  Starhotel Du Parc or similar with daily breakfast and taxes

  • Full day privately guided tour with licensed guide knowledgeable about music and private car and driver in Parma area (including Roncole, visit Verdi House where Verdi was born, St Michaels Church, Villa Verdi in St. Agatha, where he spent his last years, Casa Barezzi Museum whre he composed his first opera, and the Teatro Verdi in Busseto.

  • Lunch at the unique Verdi Museum tavern of Salsamenteria Baratta in Busseto center while listening to Verdi's most popular music and arias and tasting his favorite vines.

  • Guided private music tour of Parma (4 hours walking tour) visiting Cathedral, Baptistery, House of Music, historic  Farnese Theatre, Regio Theatre, Verdi Monument, House in which Toscanini was born 

  • All entrance fees 

    Optional visit with tasting at the Parmesan cheese factory: Euro 10 per person.

    Rates per person based on min. 2 people traveling together for 4 night package in Euro ($ rate varies depending the exchange)

    Prices in Euros until -Mar 2017
    $ rate varies depending on exchange rate
    Price per person based on double occupancy Per person based on single occupancy**
    Hotel category
    3 star hotels -  standard
    Low season:
    Jan, Feb, July, Aug, Nov Dec,Jan, Feb. 2016
    872 1433
    3 star hotels High season: Mar, Apr, May, June, Sep, Oct 2016 919 1479
    4 star hotels
    Low season:
    Jan, Feb, July, Aug, Nov Dec 2016
    and Jan, Feb. 2017
    957 1743
    4 star hotels High season: Mar, Apr, May, June, Sep, Oct 2016 1004 1790

    *During holidays, special fair period surcharge may apply! 


    VERDI FESTIVAL PROGRAM  2017


    J√ČRUSALEM
    28 September, 8, 12, 20 October 2017
    Teatro Regio di Parma

    LA TRAVIATA
    29 September, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14*, 16, 18 October 2017
    Teatro Giuseppe Verdi di Busseto
    *Reserved to Opera Europa

    STIFFELIO
    30 September, 6, 13, 21 October 2017
    Teatro Farnese

    FALSTAFF
    1, 5, 15, 22 October 2017
    Teatro Regio di Parma

    MESSA DA REQUIEM
    7, 19 October 2017
    Teatro Regio di Parma

    GALA VERDIANO
    10 October 2017
    Teatro Regio di Parma

    MEZZOGIORNO IN MUSICA
    7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 October 2017 - Teatro Farnese di Parma

    VERDI, VIRTUOSISMI ORCHESTRALI
    14 October 2017 - Teatro Regio di Parma
    21 October 2017 - Chiesa Collegiata di San Bartolomeo di Busseto

     

    Tickets to opera and concert performances are on request and prices vary 

    In case the opera you choose is performed in Bussetto instead of Parma, optional round trip private car transfer from hotel to Theater in Bussetto is Euro 250 per car.

    Extension to Cremona on request

    3star/standard hotel (Hotel Astoria or Visconti): 
    Euro 50 per person per night based on double occupancy
    Euro 69 single  per night

    4star/first class hotel (Hotel Impero or Continental ):

    Euro 59 per person per night based on double occupancy
    Euro 89 single per night

    First class rail ticket from Parma to Cremona: from Euro 20 per person 

    Private guided tour of Cremona for 2.5 hours and visit of the Violin maker shop : Euro 88 per person (min. 2 passengers) (additional Euro 88 if passenger is traveling alone)

    Entrance to Stradivari Museum, Civic Museum and to Historical Collection of Ancient Instruments at the Palazzo Comunale: approximately Euro 20 per person  (discounted entrance available with Cremona card: Euro 7 per person)

    Extensions to other cities in Italy or in other European countries are available on request!

     

     


     

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