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Don’t miss the spectacular 2013 Verona Festival centenary season

13 November 2012

Spectacular setting: the Arena di Verona
Spectacular setting: the Arena di Verona

Guiseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Guiseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

For opera lovers, the Arena di Verona offers the most dramatic setting for a truly memorable evening. Built in AD30 for gladiatorial combats the Arena has a rich history, but is now famous for its annual outdoor opera performances each summer.

2013 is set to be a spectacular opera season!

Not only is the Arena celebrating its centenary of hosting outdoor opera, but it is also the bicentenary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth.

The organisers are extending the season and also putting on more performances including:
- Special gala performances featuring Plácido Domingo
- The opportunity of seeing Aida with the beautifully restored original 1913 staging as a tribute to Giuseppe Verdi

Weekend à La Carte has been creating tailor-made short breaks to the Verona Opera Festival for many years and would like to invite you to travel with us in 2013. This is not a group travel experience but a break designed especially for you.

The most popular is a 3 night break featuring the best opera seats from £845 per person.

We also have a wide range of other short breaks in Italy combining the Palio in Siena, Venice or Lake Garda with the Verona Opera.

To view our Verona Opera Festival 2013 breaks please follow this link:

Alternatively please call us on 01722 744695 and ask for Abigail or Hannah to discuss your requirements. We would be delighted to provide a suggested itinerary and quote for you.


For every booking received before December 15th 2012 from an Opera Now reader you will receive a 6 bottle case of Italian red wines FREE (Please advise at time of enquiry and booking).



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