Day 1Fly to Verona. Private transfer to your hotel to start your Verona Opera with Lake Garda Break.
Fly to Verona where a private transfer will be waiting to take you to your hotel.
On arrival at your hotel your opera tickets and your Verona pass will be at reception. Valid for 2 days the Verona Pass offers you access to most monuments, churches and museums in Verona.
Start your Verona Opera break by exploring Verona at your leisure. Overnight in Verona.
Day 2Attend the Opera at Verona Arena
Breakfast and day at leisure to make full use of your Verona Card or alternatively choose one of our optional experiences below to add to your Verona Opera 2013 weekend break.
This evening attend the Verona Opera at the Arena di Verona.
2013 is the 100th Anniversary of the birth of the Verona Opera and to celebrate it the season is longer with a fuller schedule and there is the unusual opportunity to see Aida with the original 1913 Staging.
The Verona Opera 2013 season runs from the 14 June - 08 Sept and features the following:
AIDA New Staging- June 14,23,27- July 3,7,9,14,18,21,28 - Aug 3 (Please note June 14th is on request only)
AIDA- 1913 Staging- Aug 10,17,24,29 - Sept 1,3,8(Conducted by Placido Domingo on 24th Aug)
NABUCCO- June 15,21,29 - July 4,11,25 - Aug 1,4,11,14,18,21 - Sept 5(Nabucco played by Placido Domingo on 4th July and 18th August)
TRAVIATA - June 22,28 - July 5,12,19,23,26 - Aug 2,8
TROVATORE - July 6,10,20,24,27
ROMEO & JULIET - Aug 31 - Sept 4,7 (Production set from 2010)
RIGOLETTO - Aug 9,13,16,23,30 - Sept 6(Conducted by Placido Domingo on 16th and 23rd Aug)
VERDI REQUIEM MASS- July 13 (No staging)
VERDI GALA - July 17(La Traviata, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore). Please note tickets are on request only.
GALA DOMINGO HARDING - Aug 15 (Tenor sung by Placido Domingo. No Staging and also obligatory you also purchase a ticket on either 14th-Nabucco or 16th August-Rigoletto as well as Gala ticket on 15th)Please note tickets for the 15th is on request only
SERATA DI GALA - Aug 20 (Featuring Placido Domingo singing with the winner of the Operalia competition. No Staging and also obligatory you also purchase a ticket on 21st-Nabucco as well as Gala ticket on 20th)Please note tickets for the 20th are on request only.
Overnight in Verona.
Day 3Private Transfer to Lake Garda. Rest of Day at Leisure
After Breakfast transfer to Hotel Gardone to Lake Garda (@1 hr). Rest of Day is at Leisure to enjoy Lake Garda. Overnight at Grand Hotel Gardone in a Lake view with Balcony room.
Day 5Private Transfer for flight home to UK and your Verona Opera and Lake Garda Break.
At leisure prior to transfer to Verona airport for flight home