A once in a lifetime opportunity… With this experience you will discover  the places where the “Maestro” lived...
Taste and learn about the gastronomy of the city considered the capital of the Italian Food Valley now also recognised by UNESCO... And, from the 28th of September till the 22nd of October: the unique chance to experience Opera and concerts during the “Festival Verdi 2017”...

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Parma (PR) - 3 days

Day 1

  • Independent arrival in Parma and check-in at the accommodation we have selected for you; 
  • welcome dinner of typical food at a restaurant known for being frequented by local Opera singers and Opera lovers; 
  • overnight in Parma. 

Day 2

  • Meeting with our expert guide directly at your hotel and walking  tour of the city centre to discover the monuments that have made Parma wellknown everywhere as the “City of Opera” such as: the house where Arturo Toscanini was born, the Regio Theatre (if available), the unique Farnese Theatre, entirely made of wood, and the Opera Museum in the House of Music; 
  • Rest of the day at leisure for independent visits or shopping;
  • Enjoy dinner on your own;
  • Opera performance at the Verdi Festival (only in October, tickets available upon request with extra cost depending on the type of seat).
  • overnight in Parma. 


Day 3

  • Meeting with our guide and departure for the land in the surroundings of Parma called “Terre Verdiane” (Giuseppe Verdi Homelands);
  • the first stop will be to a Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese dairy: an unmissable experience! Tasting session at the end of the visit; 
  • the tour will then proceed to: the house where Verdi was born, the Verdi Theatre in Busseto and the Barezzi House
  • to follow: visit a real producer of the precious Culatello di Zibello, the unique cured meat that ages inside the amazing medieval cellars of a real castle along the Po river; 
  • “Arrivederci” lunch based on the typical products of the farm; 
  • before heading back to Parma, stop for some discounted shopping at the Fidenza Village Chic Outlet Shopping with exclusive services such as: V.I.P. Card for additional 10% discount, hands-free shooping and free use of a confortable chic lounge.
  • Return to Parma late in the afternoon and end of the experience.

The experience includes:

  • 2 nights in double room at Mercure Hotel Stendhal 4**** or similar with breakfast included;
  • private authorized local expert English speaking guide for 2 half days;
  • welcome typical dinner in Parma (local wines included);
  • tickets to: the house of Giuseppe Verdi, Verdi Theatre, Barezzi Museum;
  • visit to a Parmigiano-Reggiano dairy with tasting;
  • visit to Culatello di Zibello ageing cellars with tasting/lunch (local wines included)
  • private car with driver (if the option "with transportation" has been selected.

 The experience does not include:

  • tickets to monuments not mentioned above;
  • tickets  for the Opera;
  • transportation (if the option "with transportation" has not been selected and all that is not indicated in “The experience includes”. 

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