Tour Details


Northern Italy - Opera, Wine & Food (May 2020 - CANCELLED)

This is a trip for connoisseurs of music, food and wine. The operas will be Donizetti’s comedic masterpiece, Don Pasquale, at Turin’s Teatro Regio, Weill’s Mahagonny at the Teatro Municipale in Reggio Emilia and Montemezzi’s rarely performed L'amore dei tre re at La Scala Milan. The tour begins in Como, one of the most beautiful and picturesque places in Lombardy, and continues on to Emilia-Romagna, famous for its rich culinary traditions. En route we will stop in Alba, a picturesque town in the heart of Piedmont renowned for its velvety red Barolo and Barbaresco wines. CANCELLED.

Thursday · May 21, 2020 - Saturday · May 30, 2020

Northern Italy: Opera, Wine & Food

Thursday · May 21st


  • Private Transfer - Milano Malpensa to Como
  • Welcome Reception

Palace Hotel ★★★★ (2 nights)

Friday · May 22nd


  • Private, guided boat tour of Lake Como with stops at the Villa del Balbianello and Bellagio

Saturday · May 23rd

Como to Turin

  • Transfer · Palace Hotel to Grand Hotel Sitea, Turin
  • En route a private, guided tour of Venaria Reale
  • Lunch at Trattoria Aldente, Turin

Grand Hotel Sitea ★★★★★ (2 nights)

Sunday · May 24th


  • Private, guided orientation walking tour of Turin
  • Opera: Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at Teatro Regio, Turin
  • Dinner at Ristorante Solferino

Monday · May 25th

Turin to Reggio Emilia

  • Transfer · Grand Hotel Sitea to Hotel Posta, Reggio Emilia
  • En route a visit to Marchesi del Barola in Alba for wine tasting and lunch
  • Apertivi at Hotel Posta with introduction to the Kurt Weil’s Aufsteig und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny

Hotel Posta ★★★★ (3 nights)

Tuesday · May 26th

Reggio Emilia

  • Private, guided walking tour of Reggio Emilia
  • Opera: Aufsteig und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny at Teatro Municipale, Reggio Emilia

Wednesday · May 27th

Reggio Emilia

  • Half-day excursion to savor the cuisine of Emilia Romagna & a visit to the Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti in Modena
  • Evening tour of balsamic vinegar factory & dinner

Thursday · May 28th

Reggio Emilia to Milan

  • Transfer · Hotel Posta to Rosa Grand Milan
  • En route a guided tour of Castela di Rivalta Exclusive, private tour of La Scala Milan with the opportunity to meet artists from the company
  • Farewell Dinner at the Terrazza Triennale

Rosa Grand Milan Starhotels ★★★★ (2 nights)

Friday · May 29th


  • Private, guided walking tour of Milan
  • Pre-opera aperitif at the Suite Verdi at Grand Hotel de de Milan
  • Opera: Montemezzi’s L’amore dei tre re at La Scala, Milan

Saturday · May 30th


End of Tour

Land Package: USD $5,225.00

Single Supplement: USD $1,125.00

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