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Milan Opera Break

Milan's famous La Scala Opera House is an iconic sight and many of Italy's operatic greats have performed here and is regarded as the leading Opera and Ballet theatres globally. Centrally located in Milan, be sure to book to see an opera on your city break to Milan.. A variety of performances are available here each year, we have listed just a couple below. Please contact our Italy Experts for more information.

Opera Dates

The 2022 opera programme takes place on the following days:


Don Giovanni
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Direction Robert Carsen
27, 39, 31 March
02, 05, 10, 12 April

Un Ballo in Maschera
Giuseppe Verdi | Direction Marco Arturo Marelli
04, 07, 10, 12, 14, 19, 22 May

La Gioconda
Amilcare Ponchielli | Direction Davide Livermore
07, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25 June

Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi | Direction Mario Martone
20, 23, 27, 30 June
02, 05, 08, 11 July


Prices available on request , call our Italy Experts on 01293 733479* to discuss your opera package.
 

 


At a glance

  • La Scala Opera House
  • Milan - 3 nights

For more information, call our Italy Experts on:

01293 765055 Or Request a quote
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Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : UK – Milan
Arrive at Milan Malpensa Airport and transfer to your chosen hotel in the city centre. Don’t waste any time before hitting the streets and piazzas of Milan to enjoy your first meal at one of the many restaurants.
Day 2 : A night at the opera
Milan is famous for being Italy’s fashion capital, shop till you drop at one of the world’s first shopping malls, Galleria Vittoria Emanuele II. The elegant four story arcade first opened in 1867 and is packed full of designer stores from Gucci to Versace. If the price tags are slightly out of your budget you can still enjoy a morning of window shopping.

Spend the afternoon on a tour of La Scala Opera House museum (€7 per adult approx) learning about the theatre’s history and admiring musical instruments dedicated to Italian composers. Finish off the day with an elegant evening watching a traditional opera performance.
Day 3 : Milan

After a night at the opera, there is another full day to explore Milan and no trip would be complete without a visit to see "The Last Supper", take the footsteps of Leonardo tour and find out more about this fascinating city and see the unique sights it has to offer.

In the evening, talk a stroll around I Navigli, which are a system of interconnected canals in and around Milan. The best time to visit is in the evening as there are lots of bars and restaurants to visit in the area for your final meal in Milan.


Points of interest:
Day 4 : Milan – UK

4 days from £789 per person

Practical Information

Flight Information

Direct flights to Milan airport (MXP) are available from Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle and take approximately 2 hours. Transfers to the city centre take approximately 30 minutes.

 

Visa Information

At the current time, British citizens do not require a visa to visit Italy.

Tipping

You don’t have to leave a tip in Italy – most Italians don’t tip for restaurant meals, bar drinks, taxi rides or hair and beauty treatments. However if you do leave a tip, you might receive quicker service.
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