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Top Choice Classical Music in San Polo & Santa Croce

Palazetto Bru Zane

Pleasure palaces don't get more romantic than Palazetto Bru Zane on concert nights, when exquisite harmonies tickle Sebastiano Ricci angels tumbling across stucco-frosted ceilings. Multi-year restorations returned t…
Top Choice Opera in Palermo

Teatro Massimo

Ernesto Basile's six-tiered art-nouveau masterpiece is Europe's second-largest opera house and one of Italy's most prestigious, right up there with La Scala in Milan, San Carlo in Naples and La Fenice in Venice. Wit…
Top Choice Concert Venue in Villa Borghese & Northern Rome

Auditorium Parco della Musica

The hub of Rome's thriving cultural scene, the Auditorium is the capital's premier concert venue. Its three concert halls offer superb acoustics, and together with a 3000-seat open-air arena, stage everything from c…
Top Choice Football in Naples

Stadio San Paolo

Naples' football team, Napoli, is the third most supported in Italy after Juventus and Milan, and watching it play in the country's third-largest stadium is a rush. The season runs from late August to late May; seat…
Top Choice Opera in San Marco

Teatro La Fenice

La Fenice, one of Italy's top opera houses, hosts a rich program of opera, ballet and classical music. With advance booking you can tour the theatre, but the best way to see it is with the loggionisti – opera buffs …
Opera in Duomo & San Babila

Teatro alla Scala

One of the most famous opera stages in the world, La Scala's season runs from early December through July. You can also see theatre, ballet and concerts here year-round (except August). Buy tickets online or by phon…
Football in Milan

San Siro Stadium

San Siro Stadium wasn't designed to hold the entire population of Milan, but on a Sunday afternoon amid 80,000 football-mad citizens it can certainly feel like it. The city's two clubs, AC Milan and FC Internazional…
Opera in San Polo & Santa Croce

Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

Drama comes with the scenery when Italian opera favourites – Puccini’s Tosca, Verdi’s La Traviata, Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Seviglia – are performed in the lavish hall where Venice's secretive Council of Ten sociali…
Arts Center in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Nuovo Cinema Palazzo

Students, artists and activists are breathing new life into San Lorenzo's former Palace Cinema with a bevy of exciting creative happenings: think film screenings, theatre performances, DJ sets, concerts, live music,…
Theatre in Duomo & San Babila

Teatro Gerolamo

Built in 1868, this miniature theatre modelled on La Scala was built for the purpose of staging puppet shows in Milanese dialect. In danger of dereliction, it was closed in 1957. Recent renovations have restored its…