Verona Short Break with a night at the Opera

From £949.00
Duration 5 Days
Departures from Jul 2020 - Jul 2020
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From £949.00
Duration 5 Days
Departures from Jul 2020 - Jul 2020
Tour Overview

​Discover Verona's highlights, including Juliet's Balcony, the supposed setting for Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet, and the historic Roman Arena. You'll return to this grand setting for a night at the opera, a truly memorable evening and the opportunity of a lifetime. You'll also have a couple of days at leisure to soak up the sights your own way or join optional excursions to beautiful Lake Garda and the famous Valpolicella wine region.

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Your Holiday Includes

  • ​Return flights from Gatwick with British Airways
  • 4 nights in a 4-star hotel
  • 6 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 dinners and welcome drink
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Specialist Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation and porterage
  • Audio Guide

Included Holiday Highlights

  • ​Verona tour, including Juliet's balcony
  • A performance at the Roman Arena ​

Itinerary

Day 1 UK - Verona

Depart on your flight to Verona today. On arrival, we will transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy time to relax before dinner at the hotel.

Meals included: D

Day 2 Verona

An important Roman city, Verona is still thriving today and plays host to a rich collection of archaeological sites, with perhaps the most impressive being the 15,000-seat Roman Arena.
Our included guided tour of Verona includes a visit to the Roman Arena along with all the other important sights. You'll visit Juliet's balcony, the supposed romantic setting for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and the old Roman Forum. There will be time to admire Castelvecchio, a fortress displaying impressive Gothic architecture, and you'll have time to browse the lively open-air market in Piazza delle Erbe. Your tour ends in a traditional osteria where you'll enjoy a tasting of local specialities with a glass of wine.
Tonight, you will return to the Roman Arena for a truely memorable evening of opera. One of Italy's great travel experiences, this ancient amphitheatre is a must-see and you will attend an opera amidst this grandest of settings, which hosted gladiatorial battles in the 1st​ century AD.

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 3 Verona - at Leisure

Enjoy a day to explore at your own pace or join our optional excursion to Lake Garda. Highlights include the lakeside resort of Sirmione, dominated by a 13th century castle and home to impressive Roman ruins, and a lake cruise to the town of Bardolino. If you wish there will be an opportunity to attend another evening of opera at the Roman Arena.

Meals included: B

Day 4 Verona - at Leisure

​Today we offer you an optional tour to the prestigious Valpolicella wine region. We'll visit a traditional winery and learn about the unique red Amarone and the special production process from grape to glass. Your tour concludes with a wine-tasting accompanied by locally produced meats and cheeses.

Meals included: B

Day 5 Verona - UK

We will transfer you to the airport ready for your return flight to the UK.

Meals included: B

Additional Information

​Please note: The running order of the itinerary may change.

YOUR SEAT

Your seat for the included opera performance is on unreserved stone steps. For ticket upgrade prices please speak to a Holiday Advisor.​​

​A SECOND OPERA PERFORMANCE

An optional second opera performance is available on day 3 of your holiday. If you wish to book this please call and speak to a holiday advisor.

 

  1. Favourite Moment

    An evening of opera at the Roman Arena is incredible as you sit on steps once graced by jeering crowds watching gladiatorial battles.

Accommodation

Hotel Ark

Located in the Porta Nuova district of Verona, this hotel is just a short walk from the Piazza Bra. Facilities include a bar/lounge, and guest rooms have en suite facilities, air-conditioning/heating, TV and mini-bar.

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