Spring opera Season Operas, wellness, film setting, typical food products and art: a tour among Parma and Piacenza that will keep surprising you
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Where

Parma, Piacenza and Salsomaggiore, three neighboring cities that offer interesting and engaging features and suggestions.

Duration

3 days/ 2 nights. Validity from 04th to 06th May 2018.

Suggested for

The choice of this tour is recommended for those people that love to combine passion for opera music with moments of relax and wellbeing, but without forgetting art and gastronomy

The price includes:

  • 2 nights in a 4-star hotel with breakfast
  • 1 lunch in a restaurant in Parma, drinks included
  • 1 first-class ticket for Tosca at the Teatro Regio di Parma on 5th May
  • 1 first-class ticket for Il Corsaro at the Teatro Municipale di Piacenza on 6th May
  • 3 hours wellness program: Tepidarium, Laconicum, Frigidarium, blades treatment, the Kneipp treatment program, aquatic areas with jacuzzi, nebulisered and bithermal showers, hydrovascular treatment program, music bath, lounge area for relaxation
  • 1 dinner at the hotel, drinks not included
  • visit to a Cellar of Culatello di Zibello
  • lunch in a Bassa Parmense restaurant, drinks included
  • 1 lunch in a trattoria in Piacenza, drinks included

The price does not include:

Transfers, guided tours, entrance tickets, tips, tourist tax where required, anything not explicitly indicated under "The price includes".

Participation fee

From € 465.00 per person in a double room for min. 15 participants, in a 4-star hotel in Salsomaggiore Terme
Individuals, couples, families or groups with less than 15 people: ask for a personalized quotation. 

First day

Visit the historic center of Parma: the Cathedral is a perfect example of Romantic art, the Baptistery designed and decorated by Benedetto Antelami, one of the few gothic artists still known today and the unmissable Teatro Farnese, one of the most extraordinary theatrical works of the seventeenth century. Lunch will be in a restaurant in Parma, Creative City for UNESCO Gastronomy. Transfer to the gentle hills of Parma and the afternoon is dedicated to the wellness program at the Centro Benessere Termale in Salsomaggiore Terme. Dinner at the hotel and overnight.

Second day

Visit to the places where Maestro Giuseppe Verdi was born and grow. Visit to a Cellar of production of Culatello di Zibello discovering how the fog is an essential ingredient for the aging of this delicious salami. Short stop at the hotel and in the afternoon, Opera Tosca at the Teatro Regio di Parma, the Opera temple, to applaud the singers at the end of their best performances together with people seated on top of the famous gallery of the theater. Free dinner in the center of Parma.

Third day

Visit to the ancient village of Castell'Arquato, a village where culture, history, naturalist wealths and gastronomy merge in a perfect harmony and set of the famous movie "Ladyhawke". Lunch in a local restaurant to taste the famous Coppa and Pancetta Piacentina, both PDO products. Short stop at the hotel and transfer to Piacenza to attend Il Corsaro Opera at the Teatro Municipale di Piacenza. At the end of the day, a walk in the elegant historical center of Piacenza.