Musical Tour: La Scala Opera House & Giuseppe Verdi

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Giuseppe Verdi was one of the greatest Italian opera composers. At the same time, Teatro alla Scala is one of the most important opera houses throughout the world, and it’s a must for any music lover. Take this 2-hour tour to discover more.
Visit: La Scala Opera, Milan, LombardyLa Scala Opera House was the place where many actors, musicians found out the inspiration, including Rossini, Puccini and Verdi and many others. Join this 2-hour tour with a professional tour guide who  will show you La Scala Opera House outside as well as inside, with the collection of costumes, set designs, musical instruments and portraits of actors and musicians conserved at the museum. Additionally, admission to the museum allows you to see the theatre from the third-level boxes (when possible).Then, enjoy a walking tour along Via Alessandro Manzoni until Grand Hotel et de Milan, following  Giuseppe Verdi’s footprints throughout the city. This hotel was always considered a sort of “Annexe” due to its strategic position, but also an important location for Giuseppe Verdi. In fact, it is here the maestro stayed from 1872 for alternated periods and died from a serious illness in 1901. During his last days, the people asked the hotel’s Director to post medical bulletins in the lobby of the hotel, in order to follow the course of Verdi’s illness.  You will admire the plaque outside the hotel stating: “This house holds the memory of Giuseppe Verdi who was a prestigious guest and who died here on January 27th, 1901”.The itinerary has been rigorously selected with the help of certified guides in order to show you more than just the great masterpieces everyone knows. You are guaranteed a professional and, of course, an enjoyable experience.  Your guide will be monolingual so you will not have to listen to everything being repeated in other languages. Prepare yourself to discover one of the most attractive places in Milan as well as going back in time and finding out about Giuseppe Verdi's legacy.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Radio system (from 5 participants)
  • Small-group tour (max 15 participants)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Extras