Roncole Verdi, Sant’Agata and Busseto: here Giuseppe Verdi discovered and cultivated his vocation as a composer and here he held his first public performances. The visit to Verdi’s Homeland is combined with an exclusive opera concert in the place where it all began, the Barezzi House living room and the discovery of the Culatello di Zibello. Ravenna: worldwide known city for its rich mosaic heritage, Unesco site and home of the 2015 Ravenna Festival that has in programme “Falstaff”, late and memorable Giuseppe Verdi’s opera, that will be here directed by the great Maestro Riccardo Muti. The set design is magically the Verdi’s places one, realized through the projection of photographs captured on site.
3 days/2 nights. Validity: From 20 to 28 July, 2015.
The tour is suggested if You are a Verdi’s music lover, if You want to know all details about Maestro’s life, starting from the places where he was born and lived and if You want to enjoy one of his most famous operas in the prestigious setting of the Ravenna Festival.
Transfers, entrance fees and guided visits not above specified, tips, extras, tourist tax (if foreseen), anything not expressly mentioned under “The price includes”
From 298 euro per person in double room, for groups of minimum 15 people. FIT prices available on request.
From Busseto to Ravenna, a route in the name of Verdi, from the places of his life with a memorable concert, to the city of mosaics with the staging of Falstaff, the last opera of the great composer.
Guided tour to the Verdi Lands: the suggestive Giuseppe Verdi’s Birthplace in Roncole Verdi, the Church of San Michele Arcangelo in Roncole Verdi; the Verdi Theatre in Busseto with the possibility to visit the G. Verdi National Museum and the Museum dedicated to Renata Tebaldi; and Villa Verdi in Sant’ Agata. Free time for lunch. Visit to Barezzi Museum with an exclusive opera concert with Verdi music. Dinner with typical menu in Busseto with visit to a Culatello di Zibello cellar. Overnight stay in hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Ravenna. Visit of Ravenna and the wonderful mosaics, Sant’ Apollinare in Classe, the Teodorico’s Mausoleum, the Baptistery of the Aryans, the Grave of Dante, and the Basilica of San Francesco. Free time for lunch. Staging of Falstaff, music by Giuseppe Verdi, Ravenna Festival 2015 program. Overnight stay in Ravenna.
Breakfast at the hotel and departure.