FESTIVAL VERDI 2017 IN PARMA

A highlight for all opera and culture lovers and friends of culinary delights

We have arranged the following programme for you:

Sept 29th – 1. day
Individual journey to Parma.
If arriving in Bologna by plane, transfer from airport to hotel.
Check – in at Grand Hotel de la Ville.
Afternoon at leisure
Dinner at Michelin Star Restaurant "Parizzi"

Sept 30th – 2. day
Breakfast at hotel.
Around 10 a.m. meeting with German speaking guide and drive to a cheese factory,
where the famous and tasteful Parmigiano - Reggiano is made.
Guided tour with cheese tasting. Return to Parma.
Lunch in a typical restaurant in the city centre of Parma.
After lunch free time at leisure.
Stroll through Parma and discover the variety of the interesting town.
The evening is dedicated to music.
At 8.30 p.m. beginning of the Opera Stiffelio at Teatro Farnese.

Oct 1st – 3. day
Breakfast at hotel and departure for Verdi's homeland (with German speaking guide):
the birth house in Roncole Verdi, St. Michael's church and Villa Verdi in Sant'Agata.
Drive along the banks of Po river with guided tour at the nearby Culatello di Zibello
(historical cellar) and tasting of the prime cut parma ham and cheese.
Light lunch at Restaurant "Cavallino Bianco" including drinks.
Tonight you witness the premiere of another Verdi Opera:
Falstaff at 7.30 p.m. at Teatro Regio di Parma.

Oct 2nd – 4. day
Breakfast at hotel and departure (with German speaking guide).
Immerse into a world of music and melodrama: Guiseppe Verdi and Antonio Stradivari
met and got to know each other between Busseto and Cremona.
With the ticket "Le strada della musica e del Melodrama" you have the
possibility to visit four museums of music:
In Guiseppe Verdis birthplace the Teatro Verdi, Casa Barezzi Museum and
the Renata Tebaldi Museum.
Continue to Cremona.
Lunch in a typical restaurant in Cremona and visit of Museums del Violino
with private violin audition.
Return to Parma to the hotel.

Oct 3rd - 5. day
Breakfast at hotel and end of our programme.
On individual request a guided tour of Parma with German speaking guide can
be arranged (not included in rate).
Transfer to Bologna airport.


Price per person based on a group of 12 people
including 4 nights in 5***** Hotel in Parma in double bedroom with breakfast
1.820 EUR per person incl. return transfer from Bologna Airport to Parma

1.795 EUR per person for self-arranged arrivals
Supplement for double room for single use 300 EUR


The price includes:

* 4 nights in hotel as specified
* If arriving by plane return transfer from Bologna Airport to hotel
* Dinner on Sept. 29th at Michelin Star Restaurant incl. beverages
* Lunch on Sept. 30th at typical restaurant of Parma incl. beverages
* Half day guided tour of cheese factory with tasting on Sept. 30th
* Full day guided tour on Oct. 1st with lunch incl. beverages and parma ham tasting
* Full day guided tour on Oct. 2nd to Busseto and Cremona
* Lunch at a typical restaurant in the historical centre of Parma
* Free admission to the Violin Museum in Cremona with private audition
* Expert, German speaking guide service on all excursions
* Opera ticket for Premiere STIFFELIO on Sept 30th, 2017 with free seating
* Opera ticket first category for Premiere FALLSTAFF on Oct. 1st, 2017

Not included in price:
Entrance fees for museums, tips or any other extra costs, which are not expressively specified under "the price includes". Tourist tax 3 € per person per night to be paid at the hotel.
Journey to Parma or Bologna.

Application deadline and due date for full payment for this special journey is the 22nd June 2017.
For this arrangement special booking conditions and terms of cancellation apply, which will be forwarded to you on request and before sending the booking confirmation.

We are happy to reserve a flight to Bologna for you

Please contact us for further information:
Phone: +49-(0)89-833 084 or email: info@domizile.de

Domizile Reisen is not liable for any changes made by the "Festival Verdi 2017"
(opera performances, artists, casts, dates, ticket prices etc.)


Subject to cancellation:
Domizile Reisen reserves the right to cancel the travel contract if the group size of 12 people is not reached until 22nd June, 2017.
If the group size is not reached, we as tour operator cannot guarantee the above-stated price. The programme will be recalculated based on the actual group size. We will inform you accordingly.
If you do not agree with the new price, you have the possibility to
- charge the paid travel price to another journey or
- cancel free of charge.

Travel registration form

For 2 individual travellers: Please contact our office under phone: Tel: +49(0)89 833084