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PASSION FOR MUSIC

Visit the Stradivari’s Violin Museum in Cremona, the Musical Instruments Museum in Brescia, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Arena in Verona: music for your ears and eyes. We can provide also tickets for special events in Brescia such as the International Piano Festival in May-June and the X Giornate Musical Festival in September and for the Arena Summer Opera Season.

The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Teatro alla Scala is one of the most important monument of Milan. Every night it is possible to admire a concert, the opera or a ballet. Furthermore being near the Brera district before the shows it is possile to have a drink in the most artistic streets of thi city.

Highlights

  • 4-star hotel in Brescia
  • Guided tour of Brescia
  • Entrance to La Scala Theatre Museum
  • Entrance to Violin Museum
  • Entrance to Ponchielli Theatre
  • Guided tour of Verona

DAY 1

Arrival at your hotel in Brescia. Meet and Greet. Overnight stay. 

DAY 2 (Brescia) 

After breakfast, you will meet your guide for a walking tour of the city centre. You will discover Brescia and its historic monuments dating back to the Roman period and the Medieval era such as Piazza del Foro, the beautiful Cathedral Duomo Vecchio and Palazzo Broletto. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon visit to the Musical Instruments Museum, a collection of wood winds and violins. Overnight stay. 

DAY 3 (Milan)

After breakfast departure to Milan: the capital of Lombardy can be a surprise to you, an interesting blend of culture, arts and crafts, shopping and lifestyle. Contemporary design and historical monuments will be unexpectedly explored in a half day walking tour of its center. Free time for lunch and a stroll in the fashion district near Piazza Duomo: the Opera temple Teatro alla Scala is not far away and a visit to its Museum is highly recommended. Return back to Brescia and overnight stay. 

DAY 4  (Cremona)

After breakfast, departure to Cremona, renowned for the Stradivari’ violins. Walking guided tour in the city centre and visit to the Cathedral, Battistero, Torrazzo, Palazzo Comunale and Loggia dei Militi, and the Museo del Violino with audiogiude included. Time at your disposal for lunch. In the afternoon entrance and visit of Ponchielli Theatre. Return back to Brescia and overnight stay.

DAY 5 (Verona) 

After breakfast, departure to Verona theatre of Romeo and Juliet’s most famous love story. A true gem among the Italian historic cities has always enchanted its visitors. World renowned for the Summer Opera Season at the Arena, Juliet’s Balcony, its Roman theatre and Castelvecchio. Not to forget to get an eyeful to its elegant boutiques in via Mazzini or among the stalls in Piazza delle Erbe. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon entrance and guided visit to the Arena Museum. Return to your hotel in Brescia. Overnight stay.

 DAY 6 

Departure after breakfast.

 

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NOT ONLY ROMEO AND JULIET…

You will get to know the most important features of some outstanding cities of Northern Italy such as Venice, Verona and Brescia through the love stories of famous literary or historical characters.

The measure of love is to love without measure.
Sant’Agostino

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Venice doesn’t need any spot or advertising: a must-see, striking, unrivalled, timeless, stunning scenario!

Highlights

  • 4-star hotel in Venice
  • Typical lunch in Brescia
  • Entrance to Vittoriale
  • Guided tour of Verona
  • Entrance to Parco Giardino Sigurtà
  • Full day cruise in Venice

DAY 1

Arrival at your hotel in Brescia. Meet and Greet. Dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 2 (Brescia)

After breakfast, you will meet your guide for a walking tour of the city centre. Brescia with its bygone relaxing athmosphere has been the perfect set for literary and historical love affairs such as the one between Ermengarda and her husband King Carlo Magno; Andreuola and Gabriotto described in a novel of Boccaccio’s Decameron; the poet Ugo Foscolo and Marzia Martinengo. Follow their tracks and Brescia will be disclosed to your eyes with its historic monuments dating back to the Roman period and the Medieval era such as Piazza del Foro, the beautiful Duomo Vecchio Cathedral and Palazzo Broletto. Lunch in a typical restaurant and in the afternoon time at your disposal for shopping or discovering other important museums such as recently included in Unesco World Heritage List Monastic complex of S. Salvatore and S. Giulia. Overnight stay.

DAY 3 (Gardone Riviera – Sirmione)

After breakfast, departure to Gardone Riviera on Lake Garda: visit of the Vittoriale, House of Gabriele D’Annunzio, a brilliant intellectual of the past century and the gardens with his Mausoleum. The countless pieces of memorabilia collected inside the Prioria remind of his most famous love affairs with the actress Eleonora Duse and the Polish painter Tamara de Lempicka. Free time for lunch in Gardone Riviera and then board from a cruise to Sirmione laying in a charming peninsula renowned for Aquaria Thermal Center and Catullo’s Caves, remainings of a roman villa. In its medieval Castle once lived Ebengardo with his darling Arice but their love ended tragically: Arice was killed by a pasionate suitor and in his turn Ebengardo stabbed him to death. Transfer to Desenzano and overnight stay.

DAY 4 (Verona – Parco Giardino Sigurtà)

After breakfast, departure to Verona, a true gem among the Italian historic cities has always enchanted its visitors and world renowned for the Summer Opera Season at the Arena. Legend and reality are mixed in Romeo and Juliet’s tragical love story set in this romantic city where you can visit Juliet’s House with her famous Balcony and her tombston, the Roman theatre and Castelvecchio with a guided walking tour. Don’t to forget to get an eyeful to its elegant boutiques in via Mazzini or among the stalls in Piazza delle Erbe. Free time for lunch. You will spend the afternoon in Parco Giardino Sigurtà, one-of-a-kind oasis of green covering an area of 600.00 sqm not far from Lake Garda. Scenic gardens with original box-hedging, pictoresque coreographical settings with gushing fountains, the beautiful Great Old Oak and the Maze will all surprise you. Return to your hotel in Desenzano for the overnight stay.

DAY 5 (Venice)

After breakfast departure to Venice, the most romantic city in the world, it is icon in itself a one-of-a-kind open air museum. Venetian was the most famous lover Giacomo Casanova. Lose yoursef in the maze of its canals, discover its glorious historical heritage or indulge yourself in a romantic ride on a “gondola. In the afternoon, a look at Palazzo Ducale and the famous Bridge of Sighs and a guided tour through the calli from Piazza San Marco to Rialto. Overnight stay in Mestre, near Venice.

DAY 6 (Venice)

After breakfast, a day cruise to the islands of the lagoon Murano, Burano and Torcello. In Murano you will be shown the ancient art of glassmaking by a master of art who will give shape to some objects in front of your eyes. Burano famous for its lace factories and its fishermen’s houses painted in bright colours. In Torcello you will admire S. Fosca Church and S. Maria Cathedral with beautiful mosaics. On board you will taste a typical Venetian lunch based on fish. Back to the hotel and overnight stay.

DAY 7

After breakfast departure.