Join this 10-day exclusive Opera-themed small group tour of Northern Italy. This specially crafted tour offers harmoniously mixes a variety of activities to complement the musical experiences. It includes culinary, historic, artistic treasures and the thriving artisan trades of the region. The tour starts in Parma, from there we visit Cremona, Verona, and other jewels of the region. The tour ends in the magical city of Venice.
We will meet in the afternoon for a leisurely walk around the city to orient ourselves. Along the way we will see some of the principal monuments of the city.
We will have a local expert take us through some of the highlights that Parma has to offer. The afternoon will be yours to enjoy, and then we will gather for a performance.
We will make our way to the hometown of Verdi. We will stop at
Today we will witness the current activities and ancient history that make this area famous. We start at an organic farm which produces mozzarella di Bufala. After participating in the production of cheese and enjoying a lunch of their fresh produce, we will travel to Paestum and visit temples from the 6th century B.C. In the afternoon we will take a ferry to Positano.
Today we will head to the top of the cliffs to enjoy a hike that offers an amazing mix of views, history and folklore. After conquering the area by foot you will have the afternoon to enjoy the beach or just sip a cocktail on a terrace and enjoy the view.
After a leisurely morning on your own, we will take a ferry to Amalfi and then head up to the village of Ravello to discover some of the beautiful treasures this town has to offer.
Today we will enjoy a private boat excursion to the island of Capri. We will have a tour around the island, with time for swimming in the beautiful coves and even in a grotto. Lunch will be at a seaside spot. We will arrive Capri in time to enjoy an evening stroll before dinner.
You will have the morning on your own to discover the island. In the afternoon we will visit some unique places the island has to offer and enjoy the views and nature that Capri has to offer.
We will depart Capri in the late morning and catch the ferry to the mainland. We will have a private guide take us through Pompeii and then head back to Rome
Everyone will go on their way...
2022 Tour Dates:
To Be Determined
cost: Euro 5700 (Euro 1200 single supplement)
Price does not include airfare, see printable itinerary for details
to sign up a $1,000 deposit is required per person, click on sign up to complete forms and to make payment
deposits for 2021 tours will be honored in 2022 if travel is not possible due to pandemic-related travel restrictions