Tour at Maria Callas Wedding Chapel

Cultural & Theme Tours in Verona

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This is a guided tour in the city of Verona, with stops at the Church and the Wedding Chapel where Maria Callas got married in 1949 to enterpreneur Giovanni Battista Meneghini. At the end of the tour, you will enjoy a great moment of classical live music with "I Musici di San Fermo Minore." This tour includes brand new tourist attractions, but does not include transportation to and from the central meeting place in Verona.
In 1949, the most famous soprano in the world got married to Giovanni Battista Meneghini, a marble entrepreneur from Verona. He was 27 years older than her. The wedding was undertone because of the opposition of Meneghini's family to Maria Callas, and the couple got married in the presence of only the priest and two witnesses.The tour includes a guided visit to the wedding chapel, the exhibition of the register of signatures and a visit to the church of Padri Filippini, which includes the chapel, and a Classical music concert with classical ensemble and soprano.The duration of tour is approximately 20 minutes, the concert 30 minutes. The duration of whole experience is 50 minutes.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Local taxes

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
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