Wed 28 Jul

Afternoon arrival in Verona and transfer to the 4-star Hotel Colomba d’Oro or similar, centrally located and within 5 minutes walking distance of the Arena. A welcome dinner will be served in a local restaurant.

Thu 29 Jul

This morning we take a walking tour of historic Verona, including the medieval and Roman Piazza delle Erbe and Piazza dei Signori, the civic centre of Verona. Afternoon at leisure and evening performance at the Arena.

Fri 30 Jul

Join your guide for an excursion to UNESCO World Heritage site Vicenza with its plethora of architecture by Palladio, built in the classical Roman style. We see the Basilica and Loggia del Capitanato on the Piazza dei Signori, as well as the Teatro Olimpico. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant, before returning to Verona for the evening performance at the Arena.

Sat 31 Jul

Morning transfer to Verona airport for your homeward journey.



29 Jul 21.00


D: Franco Zeffirelli

C: Jader Bignamini

Cast includes: Anna Netrebko, Chris Merritt, Riccardo Fassi, Yusif Eyvazov, Ruth Iniesta, Alexey Lavrov, Marcello Nardis, Francesco Pittari, Viktor Shevchenko

30 Jul 21.30


Plácido Domingo

Programme: tbc



28 Jul London Gatwick - Verona dep: 13.05 arr: 16.15

31 Jul Verona - London Gatwick dep: 16.50 arr: 17.50

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £1955
Single room supplement £300
Land-only tour price £1755
Deposit required £600
Tour code VRN1

Tour price includes: Flights and airport taxes, group transfers from and to airport and for included activities where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, one lunch, one dinner, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, first category stalls ticket for each included performance, opera synopses, restaurant guide and city notes, the services of our local representative or tour manager.

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