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Much favoured by the Italians themselves, the pretty resort of Desenzano on the southern shores of Lake Garda oozes character and historic charm. This is a truly welcoming resort with a friendly atmosphere, perfect for families and couples alike.

You can while away pleasant hours in the town centre with its stylish boutiques and antique shops, stopping for coffee or a bite to eat at one of the many pavement cafés, restaurants and trattorias that line the piazzas. Regular classical and jazz concerts are held in the main square in summer and there is an antiques market on the first Sunday of each month (except August).

Desenzano has three beaches on the lake, ideal for lazing in a deckchair and soaking up the views. The nightlife here is among the best on the lake, with activity on the piazzas continuing well into the early hours.

A public boat service links the resort with other villages around the lake, while Milan, Venice and Verona are just a train ride away.

Transfer time: Approximately 1 hour from Verona Airport and 1 hour and 45 minutes from Bergamo Airport

Average Transfer Times

flight Verona Arrival Airport
1 hours Transfer Time
37 km Transfer Distance
flight Bergamo International Arrival Airport
1 hours 45 min Transfer Time
78 km Transfer Distance

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    Discover Venice

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    The most romantic city in the world, the floating city of Venice is one of epic grandeur. Take a boat ride down the Grand Canal and gaze upon the glorious Venetian architecture lining its banks. Built on a lagoon, this city will surely amaze you.

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    Discover Venice

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    Take a trip to one of the the most romantic cities in the world, the floating city of Venice. A local guide will be with you to ensure that you see the very best that this area has to offer and your private boat will get you there. Visit St. Mark’s Square where you will see the iconic St. Mark’s Cathedral, take a trip to the Bridge of Sighs and the Rialto bridge and drink in the unique atmosphere that Venice has.

    Venice has been attracting poets and artists for many years. It is one of Italy’s finest cities with a truly inspiring atmosphere. The famous Grand Canal is lined with impressive buildings and beautiful architecture for you to take in during this wonderful tour.

    In the afternoon you will have some free time to explore the area at your own pace. We recommend taking it easy and relaxing in St. Mark’s Square with a glass of Prosecco and taking in the city’s charming atmosphere. You will have a choice of great restaurants here too you fancy trying some Venetian cuisine.

    Having seen the sights and enjoyed the atmosphere of Venice, your private boat will return you to your bus which will transport you back to your resort.

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    Explore the Dolomites by Coach

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    Discover the beauty of the most famous mountains in Europe with this wonderful excursion. The Dolomites feature some of the most beautiful mountain landscapes, with its vertical walls, sheer cliffs, and deep & long valleys. This is a definite must-see!

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    Explore the Dolomites by Coach

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    This wonderful trip will start early in the morning, as the coach picks you up from the meeting point and comfortably takes you, along with the tour leader, around the majestic Dolomite Mountains.

    A fun ski resort during the winter and covered in green life during the summer, admire the breathtaking views as you traverse the Dolomites.

    First stopping by South Tyrol, a region immersed in diversity, marvel at the beauty in the contrasting landscape, between Mediterranean green fields and imposing Alpine peaks.

    Proceed to the Val di Fiemme and the main town that lies there, Cavalese, where the Avisio river gently stretches, reflecting the picture-postcard Alpine landscape of high peaks and glamorous tree-clad mountain slopes.

    The tour continues towards the Pordoi Pass, one of the most beautiful mountain passes in the world. Whilst here, indulge in a hearty traditional Alpine meal with a view. If you wish, you can also take the cable car ascent to 2,800m, to the most amazing natural terrace that overlooks the Dolomites landscape.

    As we return, after lunch, enjoy the fascinating views of the idyllic Ortisei, in Val Gardena, and walk around the lovely pedestrian area lined up with cafés. Discover the unique native architecture and the traditional woodcarving shops that characterise this town.

    You will arrive in Lake Garda in time to marvel at the dazzling sunset.

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    Romantic Verona by Coach

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    Home to Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Verona is defined by its sense of romance and drama. At the heart of the city lies centuries of history and art. Experience a full day excursion to this dazzling city, and see some of its most impressive sights.

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    Romantic Verona by Coach

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    Take a day trip by coach to Verona, where a local guide will show you the treasures of this historic city. Spend the morning exploring the attractions that Verona has to offer, and then onto an afternoon of shopping in one of the most elegant streets in Italy, the Via Mazzini.

    Immerse yourself in art, history and culture in this splendid city. Its Roman ruins and medieval architecture are guaranteed to impress you! See the magnificent Arena di Verona, the famous Roman amphitheatre that survived a 12th-century earthquake to later become the city's legendary open-air opera house. Visit Casa di Giulietta, where you can see the romantic balcony on which Shakespeare's Juliet is said to have pined for her lover, Romeo.

    Experience the beautiful Piazza dei Signori, the beautiful 'Square of Lords'. This is the former centre of power in Verona. Magnificent buildings surround the square, which is dominated by the statue of the Italian poet, Dante Alighieri. Visit the Piazza delle Erbe, which has remained the vibrant heart of Verona since Roman times. Grandiose buildings, elegant restaurants and market stalls make up this beautiful square.

    Afterwards you can spend the remainder of the afternoon shopping on the prestigious Via Mazzini, lined with extravagant shops and designer boutiques. Shoppers will find everything their hearts could desire, from Gucci through to leather goods from the magnificent Furla.

    You will be back at your hotel in the afternoon, in time for a refreshing gelato while strolling around the coast. This full day excursion is a must-do during your trip.

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    Lake Garda Experience

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    Our most popular excursion, this tour of the lake will provide memories to last a lifetime. Soak in the rich and diverse landscape surrounding the lake, from the dramatic mountainous backdrops of the northern villages to the pretty promenades along the southern coastline.

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    Lake Garda Experience

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    An english speaking guide will escort you to some of the most beautiful resorts around the lake, such as the picturesque Malcesine, Riva del Garda and the lovely town of Limone. You will be dazzled by the beauty of these resorts.

    Travelling by bus, you will first stop at Malcesine. Marvel at the azure-blue waters that tranquilly extend along the coast, surrounding this picturesque setting that attracts many visitors year after year. Scorch around the narrow alleyways and the cobbled streets that characterise the old town. The impressive Castello Scaligero is the striking feature of Malcesine, with its wonderful view of the imposing mountain ridge behind, Monte Baldo.

    The tour continues to Riva del Garda, the second largest town in Lake Garda. Sitting comfortably on the shore, with a backdrop of stunning blue waters and the majestic valley and hills, Riva is a fascinating town. You can stroll around the historical streets and relax on the waterfront squares. If you are hungry, treat yourself to a hearty meal at a traditional restaurant with a view.

    From Riva, a boat will take you to the wonderful town of Limone. Experience the charm and breathtaking scenery of this lovely town, a stunning resort hugging the north-west shores of Lake Garda. Limone has a spectacular waterfront and a picturesque harbour. You can stroll through its cobbled streets lined with shops selling shoes, leather goods and souvenirs or perhaps stop off for a cappuccino in a charming pavement cafes in an old piazza.

    After a day discovering the most beautiful views of Lake Garda, a coach will comfortably take you to your hotel in the evening.

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    Wine Tasting in Lake Garda

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    Taste the wonderful wine of the Lake Garda region as you discover an award-winning winery built on tradition, generation after generation. This half-day excursion is sure to delight your palate.

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    Wine Tasting in Lake Garda

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    You will be picked up at the meeting point right after lunch and comfortably taken to the grandiose Maso Roveri vineyards.

    Marvel at the fascinating plantation that proudly extends along the fields. As you explore this typical Italian winery and learn about their wine production method, indulge in a taste of their famous wine accompanied by some traditional snacks to soak up the delicious flavour.

    After this rich experience, hop on the bus and visit the medieval village of Borghetto. Away from the crowds, with its feeling of genuine Italian rural and calm, this is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Explore the ruins of Scaligero castle, the famous Ponte Visconteo and the 11th-century Church of Saint Mark the Evangelist protecting its precious frescoes.

    After this tasteful and peaceful experience, return to Lake Garda in time to enjoy the sunset reflecting on the lake.

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    Turandot, a Night at the Verona Opera

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    Spend a day exploring the beautiful Verona and complete a charming visit to the city with an evening at the opera. Enjoy a wonderful performance of 'Turnadot, a large scale opera that's set in Beijing and features the well known aria 'Nessun Dorma'. Hearing this performed in the open air, with the use of no microphones is sure to send shivers down your spine.

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    Turandot, a Night at the Verona Opera

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    Dress to impress today as you depart for Verona, the home of Opera and the world renowned Arena di Verona. This first-century amphitheatre boasts superb acoustic properties, allowing for spectacular performances without the aid of a single microphone. This is a truly remarkable experience and is recommended to anyone who visits Verona- it is not to be missed! You will be picked up and transferred by coach to Verona from your base in Lake Garda, accompanied by a tour leader.

    Once you arrive in Verona, you will enjoy a few hours of simply exploring this beautiful and unique city. Take a stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Signori and admire the beautiful architecture that fills the area. You have time then, to indulge in a wonderful Italian meal in one of the many great restaurants in the surrounding square.

    After your dinner, you can meet with your tour leader and make your way to the Arena di Verona to experience the stunning Opera performance of Turnadot, which will begin at approximately 9pm.

    Choose a seat on the historical stone steps and enjoy this performance of Turnadot which is sure to amaze and inspire its audience. The mesmerising 'Nessun Dorma' will amaze as it is heard as most people have never heard it performed before: in the open air in this unique and historical arena.

    After the performance, meet with your tour leader and you will be returned to your hotel via coach.

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    Nabucco, a Night at the Verona Opera

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    What's not to love about a summer evening in Verona experiencing the romantic setting which was home to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet followed by a night at the opera. A truly great combination! Lots of free time to explore followed by a mesmerising night in the Arena di Verona enjoying Nabucco, one of Verdi's most highly acclaimed operas.

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    Nabucco, a Night at the Verona Opera

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    In the afternoon, you will be picked up and transferred by coach to Verona accompanied by your tour leader. Do bear in mind that you will be sightseeing before the opera so wear comfortable shoes.

    Home to Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Verona is defined by its sense of romance and drama. At the heart of the city lies centuries of history and art. On arrival in Verona, enjoy a couple of hours of free time to explore and discover the city. Stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Signori, the 'Square of Lords'and admire the magnificent architecture that defines the buildings that surround it. Also visit the Piazza delle Erbe, which has remained at the vibrant heart of Verona since Roman times. If you dont fancy too much walking why not sit and enjoy a coffee in a little cafe and watch the world go by or enjoy a dinner at your leisure.

    Meet with your tour leader after your free time at an agreed time and place and then it is time to go to the Arena di Verona to experience the stunning Opera performance of Nabucco at approximately 9pm where you will have unnumbered stone seating. If you have a cushion bring it along or rent one!

    Even Verdi acknowledged himself "This is the opera with which my artistic career really begins. And though I had many difficulties to fight against, it is certain that Nabucco was born under a lucky star". Some say that Nabucco was the Opera that put Verdi's name on the map as a great composer.

    Nabucco is a four act Italian - language opera composed in 1841 by the wonderful Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera which was based on biblical stories from the Books of Jeremiah and Daniel and an 1836 play by Auguste Anicet-Bourgeois and Francis Cornue.

    The story is about Nabucco, King of Babylon and his daughters. He takes Jerusalem into war with the Israelites but his daughter Fenena loves the Israelite Ismaele. She releases their prisoners, leading her vengeful half-sister Abigaille to plot to take power. Nabucco declares himself a god and is struck by a bolt of lightning.

    The now feeble king is then tricked into signing a death warrant for the Israelites, including Fenena and Ismaele. Nabucco prays to the God of Israel for forgiveness; his sanity is restored and he saves the prisoners from death. He converts himself and his people, while Abigaille commits suicide. You will be mesmerised by this sad and moving story in the most amazing setting of Arena di Verona.

    After the performance in one of the world's leading opera venues meet with your tour leader for departure to your chosen resort. You are guaranteed to have many memories of this wonderful night.

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    Aida, a Night at the Verona Opera

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    Witness one of the most impressive Opera performances in the world at the magical Arena di Verona the historical 1st-century amphitheatre in the heart of Verona. Explore the romantic city of Verona and then let your heart melt during a stunning performance of Aida, a love story set in Egypt and framed by the exclusive historical 1913 stage design.

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    Aida, a Night at the Verona Opera

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    Today it is dress to impress as you depart for Verona the home of Opera and the world renowned Arena di Verona. This first-century amphitheatre boasts superb acoustic properties allowing for spectacular performances without the aid of a single microphone seeing is believing!

    In the afternoon you will be picked up and transferred by coach to Verona accompanied by a tour leader.

    On arrival in Verona enjoy a couple of hours of free time to explore and discover this romantic city. Stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Signori the 'Square of Lords' and admire the magnificent architecture that defines the buildings that surround it. Also visit the Piazza delle Erbe which has remained the vibrant heart of Verona since Roman times.

    For dinner indulge in a wonderful Italian meal in one of the many elegant restaurants that line this majestic square.

    Meet with your tour leader after dinner and then it is time to go to the Arena di Verona to experience the stunning Opera performance of Aida at approximately 9pm.

    Choose a seat on the historical stone steps and enjoy this 4-act opera by the renowned Giuseppe Verdi which premiered in Cairo in 1871. Set in Egypt the story follows the journey of Aida a Nubian princess who was captured and enslaved by the Egyptians. Listen to some of the greatest voices in the world and let your heart melt as you experience this epic love story unfolds between Aida and the Egyptian military commander Radames.

    Aida truly is a spectacular show of music and colour that you won't want to miss.

    After the performance meet with your tour leader and return to your hotel via coach.

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    Barbiere di Siviglia, a Night at the Verona Opera

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    Your trip to Verona is sure to be a memorable one- explore the romantic city, the setting of Romeo and Juliet, and spend the evening at the opera. Enjoy a wonderful performance of 'Il Barbiere di Siviglia' or 'The Barber of Seville' where this roman amphitheatre is transformed into a grand garden and some of the greatest voices in the world perform under the stars.

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    Barbiere di Siviglia, a Night at the Verona Opera

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    Dress to impress today as you depart for Verona, the home of Opera and the world renowned Arena di Verona. This first-century amphitheatre boasts superb acoustic properties, allowing for spectacular performances without the aid of a single microphone. This is a truly remarkable experience and is recommended to anyone who visits Verona- it is not to be missed! You will be picked up and transferred by coach to Verona from your base in Lake Garda, accompanied by a tour leader.

    Once you arrive in Verona, you will enjoy a few hours of simply exploring this beautiful and unique city. Take a stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Signori and admire the beautiful architecture that fills the area. You have time then, to indulge in a wonderful Italian meal in one of the many great restaurants in the surrounding square.

    After your dinner, you can meet with your tour leader and make your way to the Arena di Verona to experience the stunning Opera performance of 'Il Barbiere di Siviglia' which will begin at approximately 9pm.

    Choose a seat on the historical stone steps and enjoy this performance of the Barber of Seville, a comic opera in two acts by the composer Gioachino Rossini. This enjoyable show will be appreciated in the most iconic of settings, the open air Arena di Verona. There really is nothing quite like it.

    After the performance, meet with your tour leader and you will be returned to your hotel via coach.

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    Carmen, a Night at the Verona Opera

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    Visit and explore Verona before experiencing the magic of the Verona Opera, as you sit under the stars, listening to some of the greatest voices in the world and enjoying some spectacular performances. Carmen is one of the most popular and frequently performed operas in the classical canon but to hear it here, in Verona, is an experience like no other.

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    Carmen, a Night at the Verona Opera

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    Dress to impress today as you depart for Verona, the home of Opera and the world renowned Arena di Verona. This first-century amphitheatre boasts superb acoustic properties, allowing for spectacular performances without the aid of a single microphone. This is a truly remarkable experience and is recommended to anyone who visits Verona- it is not to be missed! You will be picked up and transferred by coach to Verona from your base in Lake Garda, accompanied by a tour leader.

    Once you arrive in Verona, you will enjoy a few hours of simply exploring this beautiful and unique city. Take a stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Signori and admire the beautiful architecture that fills the area. You have time then, to indulge in a wonderful Italian meal in one of the many great restaurants in the surrounding square.

    After your dinner, you can meet with your tour leader and make your way to the Arena di Verona to experience the stunning Opera performance of Carmen which will begin at approximately 9pm.

    Choose a seat on the historical stone steps and enjoy one of the most frequently performed operas in the classical canon. And for good reason! This thrilling tale is set in southern Spain and tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naive soldier who is seduced by the wiles of the fiery gypsy Carmen. Enjoy listening to some of the greatest voices in the world tell this wonderful story in this unique and truly atmospheric setting.

    After the performance, meet with your tour leader and return to your hotel via coach.

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    Aida, a Night at the Verona Opera Premium

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    Witness one of the most impressive Opera performances in the world at the magical Arena di Verona the historical 1st-century amphitheatre in the heart of the city. Explore this romantic area and then let your heart melt during a stunning performance of Aida, a love story set in Egypt and framed by the exclusive historical 1913 stage design.

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    Aida, a Night at the Verona Opera Premium

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    Today it is dress to impress as you depart for Verona the home of Opera and the world renowned Arena di Verona. This first-century amphitheatre boasts superb acoustic properties allowing for spectacular performances without the aid of a single microphone seeing is believing!

    In the afternoon you will be picked up and transferred by coach to Verona accompanied by a tour leader.

    On arrival in Verona enjoy a couple of hours of free time to explore and discover this romantic city. Stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Signori the 'Square of Lords' and admire the magnificent architecture that defines the buildings that surround it. Also visit the Piazza delle Erbe which has remained the vibrant heart of Verona since Roman times.

    For dinner indulge in a wonderful Italian meal in one of the many elegant restaurants that line this majestic square.

    Meet with your tour leader after dinner and then it is time to go to the Arena di Verona to experience the stunning Opera performance of Aida at approximately 9pm.

    Make your way to your reserved seat and enjoy this 4-act opera by the renowned Giuseppe Verdi which premiered in Cairo in 1871. Set in Egypt the story follows the journey of Aida a Nubian princess who was captured and enslaved by the Egyptians. Listen to some of the greatest voices in the world and let your heart melt as you experience this epic love story unfolds between Aida and the Egyptian military commander Radames.

    Aida truly is a spectacular show of music and colour that you won't want to miss.

    After the performance meet with your tour leader and return to your hotel via coach.

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    Nabucco, a Night at the Verona Opera Premium

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    How about a summer evening in Verona? Savour the romantic setting which was once home to Shakespeare's tragic love story Romeo and Juliet followed by a night at the opera. What a great combination! Enjoy lots of free time to explore followed by a mesmerising night in the Arena di Verona enjoying Nabucco a wonderful Italian language opera in four acts, one of Verdi's most highly acclaimed operas.

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    Nabucco, a Night at the Verona Opera Premium

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    Today, it is dress to impress as you depart for the romantic city of Verona, the home to the world famous Arena di Verona, one of the worlds leading venues for opera performances. However do bear in mind that you will be sightseeing before the opera so wear comfortable shoes. This first-century Roman amphitheatre boasts superb acoustic properties, allowing for spectacular performances without the aid of a single microphone, seeing is believing!

    In the afternoon, you will be picked up from resort and transferred by coach to Verona. You will be accompanied by your tour leader who will be on hand with great advice and suggestions of must sees and how to make the most of your free time in Verona.

    Home to Shakespeare's star crossed lovers Romeo & Juliet, Verona is defined by its sense of romance and drama. At the heart of the city lies centuries of history and art. On arrival in Verona, enjoy a couple of hours of free time to explore and discover what the city has to offer. Stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Signori, the 'Square of Lords' and admire the magnificent architecture that defines the buildings that surround it. Also visit the Piazza delle Erbe, which has remained at the vibrant heart of Verona since Roman times. If you don't fancy too much walking why not sit and enjoy a cappuccino in a little cafe and watch the world go by or enjoy a dinner at your leisure. A visit to Juliet's House, a 14th century residence with a tiny balcony might be on the cards, a great photo opportunity!

    Meet with your tour leader after your free time at an agreed time and place and then it is time to go to the Arena di Verona to experience the stunning Opera performance of Nabucco at approximately 9pm where you will have numbered stone seating in the Poltrone area of the arena.

    Even Verdi acknowledged himself "This is the opera with which my artistic career really begins. And though I had many difficulties to fight against, it is certain that Nabucco was born under a lucky star". Some say that Nabucco was the Opera that put Verdi's name on the map as a great composer.

    Nabucco is a four act Italian - language opera composed in 1841 by the very talented Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Temistocle Solera which was based on biblical stories from the Books of Jeremiah and Daniel and an 1836 play by Auguste Anicet-Bourgeois and Francis Cornue.

    The story is about Nabucco, King of Babylon and his daughters. He takes Jerusalem into war with the Israelites but his daughter Fenena loves the Israelite Ismaele. She releases their prisoners, leading her vengeful half-sister Abigaille to plot to take power. Nabucco declares himself a god and is struck by a bolt of lightning.

    The now feeble king is then tricked into signing a death warrant for the Israelites, including his daughter Fenena and Ismaele. Nabucco prays to the God of Israel for forgiveness; his sanity is restored and he saves the prisoners from death. He converts himself and his people, while Abigaille commits suicide. You are guaranteed to be mesmerised by this sad and moving performance encapsulated in this wonderful acoustic setting.

    After the opera finishes meet with your tour leader for departure to your resort.

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    Barbiere di Siviglia, a Night at the Verona Opera Premium

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    Your trip to Verona is sure to be a memorable one- explore the romantic city, the setting of Romeo and Juliet, and spend the evening at the opera. Enjoy a wonderful performance of 'Il Barbiere di Siviglia' or 'The Barber of Seville' where this roman amphitheatre is transformed into a grand garden and some of the greatest voices in the world perform under the stars.

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    Barbiere di Siviglia, a Night at the Verona Opera Premium

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    Dress to impress today as you depart for Verona, the home of Opera and the world renowned Arena di Verona. This first-century amphitheatre boasts superb acoustic properties, allowing for spectacular performances without the aid of a single microphone. This is a truly remarkable experience and is recommended to anyone who visits Verona- it is not to be missed! You will be picked up and transferred by coach to Verona from your base in Lake Garda, accompanied by a tour leader.

    Once you arrive in Verona, you will enjoy a few hours of simply exploring this beautiful and unique city. Take a stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Signori and admire the beautiful architecture that fills the area. You have time then, to indulge in a wonderful Italian meal in one of the many great restaurants in the surrounding square.

    After your dinner, you can meet with your tour leader and make your way to the Arena di Verona to experience the stunning Opera performance of 'Il Barbiere di Siviglia' which will begin at approximately 9pm.

    Take your premium, reserved seat and enjoy this performance of the Barber of Seville, a comic opera in two acts by the composer Gioachino Rossini. This enjoyable show will be appreciated in the most iconic of settings, the open air Arena di Verona. There really is nothing quite like it.

    After the performance, meet with your tour leader and you will be returned to your hotel via coach.

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    Carmen, a Night at the Verona Opera Premium

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    Today you will visit and explore Verona before experiencing the magic of the Verona Opera, as you sit under the stars, listening to some of the greatest voices in the world and enjoying some spectacular performances. Carmen is one of the most popular and frequently performed operas in the classical canon but to hear it here, in Verona, is an experience like no other.

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    Carmen, a Night at the Verona Opera Premium

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    Dress to impress today as you depart for Verona, the home of Opera and the world renowned Arena di Verona. This first-century amphitheatre boasts superb acoustic properties, allowing for spectacular performances without the aid of a single microphone. This is a truly remarkable experience and is recommended to anyone who visits Verona- it is not to be missed! You will be picked up and transferred by coach to Verona from your base in Lake Garda, accompanied by a tour leader.

    Once you arrive in Verona, you will enjoy a few hours of simply exploring this beautiful and unique city. Take a stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Signori and admire the beautiful architecture that fills the area. You have time then, to indulge in a wonderful Italian meal in one of the many great restaurants in the surrounding square.

    After your dinner, you can meet with your tour leader and make your way to the Arena di Verona to experience the stunning Opera performance of Carmen which will begin at approximately 9pm.

    Take your premium, reserved seat and enjoy one of the most frequently performed operas in the classical canon. And for good reason! This thrilling tale is set in southern Spain and tells the story of the downfall of Don José a naive soldier who is seduced by the wiles of the fiery gypsy Carmen. Enjoy listening to some of the greatest voices in the world tell this wonderful story in this unique and truly atmospheric setting.

    After the performance, meet with your tour leader and return to your hotel via coach.

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    Turandot, a Night at the Verona Opera Premium

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    Spend a day exploring the beautiful Verona and complete a charming visit to the city with an evening at the opera. Enjoy a wonderful performance of 'Turnadot', a large scale opera that's set in Beijing and features the well known aria 'Nessun Dorma'. Hearing this performed in the open air, with the use of no microphones is sure to send shivers down your spine.

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    Turandot, a Night at the Verona Opera Premium

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    Dress to impress today as you depart for Verona, the home of Opera and the world renowned Arena di Verona. This first-century amphitheatre boasts superb acoustic properties, allowing for spectacular performances without the aid of a single microphone. This is a truly remarkable experience and is recommended to anyone who visits Verona- it is not to be missed! You will be picked up and transferred by coach to Verona from your base in Lake Garda, accompanied by a tour leader.

    Once you arrive in Verona, you will enjoy a few hours of simply exploring this beautiful and unique city. Take a stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Signori and admire the beautiful architecture that fills the area. You have time then, to indulge in a wonderful Italian meal in one of the many great restaurants in the surrounding square.

    After your dinner, you can meet with your tour leader and make your way to the Arena di Verona to experience the stunning Opera performance of Turnadot, which will begin at approximately 9pm.

    Take your seat in the Premium reserved area and enjoy this performance of Turnadot which is sure to amaze and inspire its audience. The mesmerizing 'Nessun Dorma' will amaze as it is heard as most people have never heard it performed before: in the open air in this unique and historical arena.

    After the performance, meet with your tour leader and you will be returned to your hotel via coach.

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Package Holidays in Desenzano

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    Park Hotel Desenzano

    Desenzano, Lake Garda

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    622 Reviews

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    Villa Rosa Hotel

    Desenzano, Lake Garda

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    908 Reviews

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    Hotel Lido International

    Desenzano, Lake Garda

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    204 Reviews
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    Hotel Oliveto

    Desenzano, Lake Garda

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    360 Reviews
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    Hotel Villa Maria

    Desenzano, Lake Garda

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    221 Reviews
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  • Holiday Home

    Camping Village San Francesco

    Desenzano, Lake Garda

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    292 Reviews
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    Hotel Benaco

    Desenzano, Lake Garda

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    605 Reviews
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    Hotel Astoria

    Desenzano, Lake Garda

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    144 Reviews
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    Hotel Mayer et Splendid

    Desenzano, Lake Garda

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    330 Reviews
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Cruise Holidays in Desenzano

  • MSC Mediterranean Cruise & Stay Lake Garda

    Venice, Italy Zadar, Croatia Koper, Slovenia Venice, Italy

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    check3 nights on MSC Lirica, full board

    check4 nights at the 4 star Oliveto Hotel, bed & breakfast

  • MSC Croatia & Greek Isles Cruise & Stay Lake Garda

    Venice, ItalySplit, CroatiaSantorini, GreeceMykonos, GreeceDubrovnik, CroatiaAncona, ItalyVenice, ItalyLake Garda, Italy

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    checkAll entertainmentcheck5 nights accomodation at the Hotel Benaco in Desenzano, Lake Garda.

  • Royal Caribbean Croatia & Greek Isles Cruise & Stay Lake Garda

    Venice, ItalyDubrovnik, CroatiaKotor, MontenegroSantorini, GreeceKatakolon, GreeceVenice, Italy

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    check5 nights accommodation in the Hotel Benaco in Desenzano, Lake Garda

  • NCL Mediterranean Cruise & Stay Lake Garda

    Venice Kotor Corfu Santorini Mykonos Dubrovnik Venice

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    check7 nights on Norwegian Star

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    check4 nights in 3 Star Hotel Benaco in Desenzano, Lake Garda**

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  • NCL Croatia & Greek Isles Cruise & Stay Lake Garda

    Venice, ItalyDubrovnik, CroatiaKotor, MontenegroOlympia, GreeceAthens, GreeceSplit, CroatiaVenice, Italy

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    check7 nights cruise ship accommodation

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    check6 nights at the Hotel Benanco, Desenzano

Tailormade Holidays in Desenzano

  • Verona & Lake Garda Experience

    Desenzano & Verona

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    checkReturn flights from Dublin

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    check3 nights accommodation in Verona

    check7 nights accommodation in Desenzano, Lake Garda

    checkTransfer from Verona to Desenzano

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  • Venice & Lake Garda Experience

    Desenzano & Venice

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    checkReturn flights to Dublin

    checkReturn airport transfers

    check20 kg checked in luggage

    checkAll airport taxes

    check3 nights accommodation in Venice

    checkTrain tickets from Venice to Desenzano

    check7 nights accommodation in Desenzano, Lake Garda

    checkTopflight's expert rep service in Lake Garda

  • Sorrento, Rome & Lake Garda Experience

    Desenzano, Rome & Sorrento

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    check6 nights accommodation in Sorrento

    check3 nights accommodation in Rome

    check5 nights accommodation in Lake Garda

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Direct Return Flights

Return flights with Aer Lingus are included in your Topflight package price. Topflight have made sure that you have the best flying times available with generous baggage allowance included.

Return Direct Transfers to Your Hotel

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Last year, 95% of our customers surveyed said that they would travel with us again! Our unrivalled customer service, high quality product and dedication to our customers have ensured this industry leading satisfaction rate.

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We have been trusted by Irish holidaymakers for over 40 years! We know how important it is to get your holiday right first time. We never take our customers for granted and we work hard to ensure this trust is well placed.

Transfers

  • access_time Verona: 1 hours (37 km)
  • access_time Bergamo International: 1 hours 45 min (78 km)

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