|The Opera Festival in Verona
To be able to see an Opera at the Arena of Verona is every opera lovers dream, join this tour and your dream will come true.
We will be staying in the town of Desenzano by the lake of Garda, doing daily excursions by boat and bus, visiting both Verona and Sirmione. The tour ends with a visit in a wine yard with tasting and lunch.
Day 1 Arrival to Desenzano
Our tour leader meets us in the airport for transfer to our hotel by the lake in Desenzano del Garda.
Dinner in nearby restaurant.
Day 2 Desenzano and Verona
In the morning we make an introduction walk in the town seeing the rests from a Roman Villa and the Cathedral with a painting of Giov. Battista Tiepolo.
After lunch and afternoon on your own we drive to Verona for a dinner together before we enter the Arena to see the performance, our bus brings us back to Desenzano at the end.
Day 3 Desenzano and Sirmione
After a short walk in the town with our tour leader, we take a boat that brings us to Sirmione, surrounded by olive and fig trees. We have lunch together before going back to Desenzano.
Rest of the day and dinner on your own.
Day 4 Verona
After morning and lunch on your own our bus brings us to Verona, we take a walk in the old historical part of town with it’s narrow streets and beautiful squares. In this city there is left over from Roman time and many buildings show the welfare of the city during 1200-1300. Much of the middle age atmosphere is left, together with the romantic story of Romeo and Juliet, at the palace of the Capuleti family we can see the balcony of Juliet.
Around the Arena there is a good choice of restaurants where you can choose to have your dinner, before the evenings performance starts.
At the end of the performance our bus brings us back to the hotel in Desenzano.
Day 5 Departure
Transfer to the airport for departure.