Great artists, evocative theaters: live the unique emotion of an opera representation in the land where Maestro Verdi was born. Where everything vibrates with passion for opera. Also discover artistic, cultural, food&wine treasures
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The “Verdi Gala” tour aims to reveal the musical identity of the land that gave birth to Giuseppe Verdi. It touches Parma, with its beautiful old town, then the castles of the Duchy, memory of Parma’s grandeur between the fifteenth and eighteenth Centuries, and the Parma Low Land, with Zibello, with its inimitable and delicious Culatello, and Busseto. Included the visit of Modena, city of Maestro Luciano Pavarotti.

Duration

3 days/2 nights. Validity: all year round

Suggested for

This tour is recommended for those who love the historic theaters and Verdi’s music and for people who, while visiting Parma territory, want to attend to an opera representation with an “opera star” at the Verdi Theater in Busseto, one of the most appreciated and longed-for places by international artists. It is a tailor-made itinerary including a private and exclusive opera concert, recommended for large groups, musical journeys and corporate events.

Price per person

Available on request.

 

“The Mayor should know that it is not my task, nor is it that of anyone in the world, to organize the leading ladies…”. This was written in 1865 by a disconsolate Giuseppe Verdi. But love for the leading ‘divas’ of the day in Busseto, just like in Parma, has always been overwhelming and certainly time has not blunted the appetites of such a severe and demanding public. We invite the leading Divas of today to Busseto to delight our friends from around the world. Fiorenza Cedolins has already inaugurated the cycle “Opera Stars in recital”.

First day

Arrival in Parma and check-in in hotel. In the morning free time to discover Parma. Walking through the beautiful Ducal Park, crossing the Verdi Bridge to visit the Farnese Theater, the Teatro Regio, the wonderful Piazza Duomo with the Cathedral and the unique pink marble Baptistery. Lunch in a restaurant in Parma city center to taste the typical products of the Food Valley. In the afternoon transfer to Modena. Cocktail in the city center near the Theatre. Representation of an opera at the Teatro Pavarotti di Modena. Possible after theater dinner in a restaurant in Modena. Transfer to Parma. Overnight stay in hotel.

Second day

Morning devoted to the continuation of the visit to the beautiful Parma city center and to the other important monuments. Lunch in a typical restaurant in Parma. Afternoon dedicated to the visit of the charming Castles of the Duchy of Parma. Dinner in ancient cave or in hotel and overnight stay in hotel.

Third day

Check out in hotel and transfer to Verdi Homeland and guided tour of most important monuments. Tasting lunch in typical trattoria with visit to the nearby Culatello di Zibello aging cellar. Free time in Busseto and in the early afternoon “GALA VERDI WITH AN OPERA STAR IN RECITAL” at Teatro Verdi di Busseto.