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Verona – Arena Opera Festival 2017 Domingo Gala - 6 Days

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DOLOMITES - ROMANTIC LAKES - OPERA in VERONA and VENICE

The Roman amphitheater (better known as Arena) is, with Romeo and Juliet, the symbol of this city. It was probably built in I century and like all the amphitheaters housed the gladiator’s spectacles. 

 

Day 1: Lake Garda
Arrival at Verona or Milan Airport in and transfer to the hotel. Check-in, welcome drink and the rest of the day at leisure.
Hotel on Lake Garda MEALS D

 Day 2: Dolomites
Today’s highlight will be the wild and romantic route through the UNESCO listed Dolomites. From Val d’Ega the way leads up to the Costalunga Pass. Driving past the captivating Rose Garden group we travel to Canazei in Val di Fassa, from where the exciting drive over the Pordoi Pass begins. Over the Sella Pass we eventually arrive in St. Ulrich in Val Gardena, famous for its woodcarving tradition. On our way back we will stop at the famous Ferrari winery to savor this world famous sparkling wine.
Hotel on Lake Garda MEALS B, D

Day 3: Verona and Gala Domingo
The morning is free to do as we please, relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the lake. In the afternoon we board our coach bound for Verona. Our local guide will take us on a walking tour discovering the lovely old town and its famous sights, charming squares and stunning Scaliger palaces. Before we enter Verona’s landmark, the Arena, a Roman amphitheater and one of the most spectacular opera venues, we will have a light dinner at a local trattoria. Enjoy your Italian Opera Experience taking part at the Event of the Year: Gala Domingo.
Hotel on Lake Garda MEALS B, D

Day 4: Lake Garda
Today we will go on a journey of discovery of the beautiful Lake Garda. We make our way to Malcesine, a picturesque town on the eastern shore of the lake. The imposing Scaliger Castle rises up above the roofs of the historic town. The ferry boat will then take us across the lake to Limone, situated idyllically between the lake, gardens, olive groves and citrus orchards. Discover the mazelike streets and the many lovingly re stored lemon gardens. Return trip by boat to Malcesine.
Hotel on Lake Garda MEALS B, D

Day 5: Venice
Today we will visit the romantic lagoon city of Venice! Our fascinating guided tour begins from the Doge’s Palace and famous St. Marks Square. We will experience the Venice of the Venetians along narrow streets, away from the tourist hustle-bustle, a captivating city even in its most hidden corners. Looking out from the Rialto Bridge, the Canale Grande can be admired in its full glory.
Hotel on Lake Garda MEALS B, D

Day 6: Departure
Transfer to the airport and departure.
MEALS B

 

Transportation and Hotel
  • Arrival transfer from Verona airport to the hotel on Lake Garda
  • Departure transfer from the hotel to Verona Airport
  • Transportation by deluxe AC motor coach as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in 4* hotel on Lake Garda
  • 5 nights in 4* hotel on Lake Garda


Food and drinks

  • 5 buffet breakfast
  • 1 welcome drink at the hotel on arrival day
  • 4 4-course dinner at the hotel
  • 1 light dinner at a typical trattoria in Verona
  • 1 wine tasting at Ferrari

Experiences and services

  • Full day excursion in the Dolomites
  • Entrance ticket to the Gala Domingo (category: Gradinata sector C/F)
  • Boat trip from Malcesine to Limone and retour
  • 2 hours of Venice with English-speaking guide
  • Boat transfer from Tronchetto to San Marco and back
  • Headset during the sightseeing tours
  • English speaking tour guide for every excursion
  • Porterage upon arrival and departure at the hotel

The tour does not include:
- Tips and everything not listed under ”the tour includes”
- City taxes

Our Hotel or similar

Garda Hotel Forte Charme 4* -  Nago – Lake Garda
 

4* Hotel

 
  • per person in a double room (10 to 18 passengers)
    839 €
  • per person in a double room (19 to 30 passengers)
    614 €
  • per person in a double room (31 to 45 passengers)
    564 €

Please refer to the seating plan on the website of La Arena di verona: www.arena.it

Arena Program 2017

June
Thu 23rd Nabucco Premiére
Sat 24th Aida
Thu 29th Nabucco
Fri 30th Aida

July
Sat 01st Rigoletto
Wen 05th Aida
Thu 06th Rigoletto
Fri 07th Nabucco
Sat 08th Madama Butterfly
Sun 09th Aida
Tue 11th Aida
Wen 12th Nabucco
Thu 13th Madama Butterfly
Fri 14th Rigoletto
Sat 15th Nabucco
Sun 16th Aida
Tue 18th Nabucco
Wen 19th Rigoletto
Thu 20th Aida
Fri 21st GALA DOMINGO
Sat 22nd Madama Butterfly
Sun 23rd Aida
Thu 27th Rigoletto
Fri 28th Aida
Sat 29th Madama Butterfly

August
Thu 03rd Aida
Fri 04th Nabucco
Sat 05th Tosca
Sun 06th Aida
Tue 08th Aida
Wen 09th Nabucco
Thu 10th Tosca
Fri 11th Madama Butterfly
Sat 12th Nabucco
Sun 13th Aida
Tue 15th Concert - IX SINFONIA BEETHOVEN
Wen 16th Aida
Thu 17th Tosca
Fri 18th Nabucco
Sat 19th Madama Butterfly
Sun 20th Aida
Tue 22nd Tosca
Wen 23rd Nabucco
Thu 24th Aida
Fri 25th Tosca
Sat 26th Nabucco
Sun 27th Aida