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Verona Opera Festival

5 Jul — 10 Jul 2019 | Tour Director: Sandy Burnett

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Sandy Burnett,

MA

a musician and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart Gatwick 1305 on Easyjet, arriving Verona 1615. Transfer to Hotel San Luca, Verona for five nights. Evening introductory lecture.

Day

2

Morning walking tour of Verona: Arena, Castelvecchio, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and cloister. Free afternoon followed by evening performance at the Arena: Bizet Carmen.

Day

3

Further visits in Verona: Duomo, Ponte Pietra, Church of Sant’ Anastasia, Casa di Giulietta, Roman Theatre. Free afternoon followed by early evening lecture. Evening performance at the Arena: Verdi Il Trovatore.

Day

4

Excursion by coach to Lake Garda and its lakeside towns including Sirmione and Garda (weather permitting). By private boat to Limone on the north-western side of the lake, before crossing to Malcesine for farewell dinner at local restaurant.

Day

5

Excursion by coach to Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico and Villa Valmarana in Vigardolo. Free afternoon followed by evening lecture. Evening performance at the Arena: Verdi Aida.

Day

6

Free morning. Depart Verona Airport 1350, arriving Gatwick 1500.

Tour Dates

5 Jul — 10 Jul 2019

Days

6

Cost

£2895

Tour Code

VROP-19

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Cost includes:

return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described (gold category), breakfast, one lunch, three dinners, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included:

travel insurance, single room supplement £250, double room for single use supplement £455.

 
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