(10 Nights)

The opera and food tour concentrates on the celebrated Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, and the open-air opera season in Macerata in the beautiful Le Marche Region. Between musical performances, there are guided visits to fascinating medieval and Renaissance towns.
The tour begins in Rome, highlighted by an afternoon guided walking tour to many of the Capital’s landmarks. The next day we travel to Le Marche Region in Central Italy. We will have four days in Macerata to experience its world renowned Opera Festival held at the imposing open air arena, the Sferisterio. 

After Macerata, we head north to the City of Pesaro situated on the Adriatic Coast, a city proud of its talented and famous son Rossini, born in 1792. Naturally, the city is a centre of musical appreciation withits performances at the annual Rossini Opera Festival in August. The City of Pesaro is rich in culture and historical landmarks. From Pesaro, we will visit the famous Renaissance town of Urbino with its Ducal Palace, housing the Galleria Nazionaledelle Marche. There are also guided visits to Loreto, Recanati, Gradara, and San Marino.

We are going to visit 4 opera performances. There are 1 performance at the Sferisterio in Macerata, 2 performances at the Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro and 1 perfomance at the Villa Incanto in Recanati. 

• All land travel in air-conditioned mini buses
• Accommodation for 10 nights in 3/4 star hotels in Rome, Macerata and Pesaro
• 10 breakfasts
• 8 dinners  + 1 Apericena
• 9 lunches (Meals include special lunches and dinners in traditional local restaurants and Osterie as detailed in the itinerary)
• Regional wines and mineral water served with meals
• Admission to 1 opera performance at the villa in Recanati 
• Personally guided tours to all the towns mentioned in the tour
• The services and knowledge of the tour leader throughout the tour
Not Included:
• Flights
• Any item that has not been mentioned in the “Included”
• Personal expenses
• Local taxes (city taxes)

For any information or requests contact us on maritaly@gazzellaviaggi.it