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What to expect

Night at the Opera

Experience the 'Carmen Opera'

Iconic places

Visit the Juliet Balcony - Casa di Giulietta

Vineyards Tour

Taste the region's most iconic wines

Central Location

Stay at the four-star San Marco Hotel

About the trip

Every summer, thousands of people flock to Verona to experience one of the world’s most magical opera festivals and enjoy the stunningly beautiful sights of Verona all at the same time. And with this three day city break in Verona, you could be one of them. Whilst in Verona, enjoy exploring the history and culture of the medieval old town, admire renaissance art in the Castelvecchio and catch a glimpse of Juliet’s romantic balcony at Casa di Giulietta. We’ll also enjoy an excursion to a traditional Italian vineyard, where you can relax and taste wines in the comfort of a modern, airy tasting room in the wine boutique.

Sharing the sights of Verona with a ready-made group of solo travellers, this unique Italian city break is one you won’t forget.

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What's included?

  • Return flights & Water Taxi Transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Twin room for sole use with private facilities
  • Welcome drink & Information Meeting
  • Solos Board Breakfast daily & Welcome Dinner
  • Opera Carmen at Arena di Verona Opera Festival
  • Guided tour of Verona
  • Vineyards Tour with Wine Tasting
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected

Itinerary

  • Arrive in Verona
  • Verona City Tour and the Night at the Opera Festival
  • Vineyards tour
  • Departure Day

Extras

  • Insurance click here
  • €3.50 per night tourist tax payable to the hotel locally

What you’ll be doing

DAY 1

Arrive in Verona

Welcome to Italy! Upon arrival, we transfer to our centrally located hotel in Verona. When evening comes, we can gather together and enjoy a welcome drink, before enjoying dinner in the hotel restaurant.

  • Dinner Included
DAY 2

Verona City Tour and the Night at the Opera Festival

After breakfast, we explore the historic city of Verona – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our local guide will lead us on a walking tour of the heart of the city where we will see traces of its long history from Roman and Medieval eras, through to the Gothic and Scaligera periods. The guided tour of the old town showcases the majestic Castelvecchio castle and the Arco dei Gavi (Gavi’s arch). We stroll along Corso Cavour, see Juliet’s House, Piazza delle Erbe, Piazza dei Signori and Piazza Brà with the Arena.

This evening, we enjoy live opera in the largest open-air amphitheatre in the world – the Arena di Verona. The performance is Bizet’s Carmen, the tragic love story of Carmen – a girl from Seville and featuring the seductive Harbanera and rousing Toreador’s song. The seat tickets are in 1st sector Verdi* (*Subject to availability at the time of booking).

  • Breakfast Included
DAY 3

Vineyards Tour

This morning, we hop on a coach from our hotel to the Casa Sartori in Pedemonte.

We will start with a walk through the park of Casa Sartori 1898, to then reach the historic vineyard Corte Brà, the first bought by the family; the tour will then bring you down to our cellars to discover the winemaking process among vats and barrels. After the tour, we sit down to a guided tasting of three of their most iconic wines: Marani(white), Regolo (ripasso), Reius (Amarone), served with a gourmet selection of locally produced artisanal cured meats and cheeses.

The rest of the day can be spent however you wish.

  • Breakfast Included
DAY 4

Departure Day

It’s time to say arrivederci Italy! After breakfast, we’ll have some free time before transferring to the airport by private vehicle for our return flight home.

  • Breakfast Included

Accommodation

San Marco Hotel Four-star or Similar

Hotel San Marco Fitness Pool & SPA is located in Ovest, a neighbourhood in Verona, and is near the airport and near a train station.

Facilities Include

The San Marco Fitness Pool & Spa features seasonal outdoor pool, Sun loungers, Garden area, Leisure/ TV room, Spa & wellness centre, Sauna, Steam room, Jacuzzi, Snack bar, Bar/ Lounge area.

Room Includes

There are 99 spacious rooms at this property. Rooms are equipped with air conditioning, ensuite bathroom, hairdryer,  flat-screen TV, minibar,  Tea and coffee facilities, safe and free WiFi

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January 8 °C -1 °C
February 10 °C 1 °C
March 14 °C 4 °C
April 18 °C 7 °C
May 24 °C 12 °C
June 30 °C 18 °C
July - August 30 °C 18 °C
September 25 °C 14 °C
October 19 °C 9 °C
November 13 °C 4 °C
December 8 °C °C

Our Reviews

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