An enchanting journey accompanied by Verdi’s music: from the distinctive places of the Maestro’s life in Parma Low Lands to the splendid city of Modena to experience vibrant emotions with Nabucco, during the Festival Verdi.
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Where

Parma, with its beautiful old town, Roncole Verdi, Sant’Agata and Busseto, where Giuseppe Verdi discovered his musical vocation: visit the places that marked Maestro’s life! Seize the unmissable opportunity to attend one of the great events (opera or concert) inside the Festival Verdi programme (October) at the Teatro Regio di Parma or at the Teatro Verdi in Busseto, i.e. “Otello” and “Il corsaro”. The itinerary includes Modena too, splendid city in the Emilia region, with the “Nabucco” representation; it is Verdi’s third opera, the one that led him to definitive success.

Duration

4 days/3 nights. Validity: From 8 to 11 October 2015.

Suggested for

The choice of this tour is recommended if you are a fan of Verdi’s opera and music, if you want to experience the thrill of visiting the places of life of the Master and listen to his music, while celebrating his birthday in his native land.

The price includes:

  • 2 nights in hotel in b&b
  • Before-theater light-dinner drinks included
  • Stall seat ticket for “Nabucco” in Modena
  • Entrance fees and guided visits to Giuseppe Verdi’s Birthhouse, to Teatro Verdi and to Barezzi House Museum
  • Tasting-lunch drinks included
  • Verdi Tourist Card, that will allow you to get reductions in the partner restaurants and shops;
  • Information brochure

The price does not include:

Transfers, ticket for opera/concert on 10th October in Parma or Busseto, entrance fees and guided visits not above included, tips, tourist tax (if foreseen), anything not expressly mentioned under “The price includes”

Price per person

From 244 euro per person in double room, for groups of minimum 15 people. FIT prices available on request.

1day/1night extensions:

  • In Cremona: from 51 euro per person
  • In Piacenza, with opera: from 130 euro per person
  • In Bologna, with opera: from 132 euro per person

Prices for tour extension in Milan, in 3 or 4 star hotel stay and with EXPO 2015 entrance ticket, available on request.

From Busseto to Modena, a route in the name of Verdi, from the places of his life with a memorable concert, to Modena a marvelous art city of Emilia Romagna with the opera Nabucco.

9th October

Arrival in Parma and free time in the city centre. In the afternoon transfer to Modena and light dinner in typical restaurant in Modena city centre. Opera Nabucco at Teatro Comunale di Modena. Return transfer to Parma and overnight stay.

10th October

Transfer in the Verdi Lands and visit to the suggestive Giuseppe Verdi’s Birthplace and the St. Michael Church in Roncole Verdi; the Teatro Verdi in Busseto with the possibility during the day to visit the G. Verdi National Museum and the Museum dedicated to Renata Tebaldi and Villa Verdi in Sant’Agata. Lunch in typical restaurant of the area. Opportunity to attend to an opera or a concert of the autumn opera program of Parma and Busseto. Free time for dinner. Overnight stay in hotel.

Third day. Go on with the tour with:

  • 1 extra-night and guided half day tour in Cremona city centre, the city of the violins: € 51.00 per person in double room
  • 1 extra-night and ticket for opera L’amico Fritz at Teatro Municipale di Piacenza: € 130.00 per person in double room
  • 1 extra-night and ticket for opera Macbeth at Teatro Comunale di Bologna: € 132.00 per person in double room

Fourth day

Breakfast at hotel and departure.

And more …

Opportunity to extend your journey in Milan to visit Expo Milano 2015. It is a non-commercial Universal Exposition with some very unique and innovative features. Not only is it an exhibition but also a process, one of active participation among a large number of players around the theme of Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. It is sustainable, technological, thematic and focused on its visitors. Open from May 1 to October 31, 2015, the Expo will host over 130 participants. Running for 184 days, this giant exhibition site, covering one million square meters, is expected to welcome over 20 million visitors. Reserve with us this unmissable experience!