An exclusive immersion in the Italian culture and enogastronomy…your eyes will be amazed, your ears will be delighted, the taste will never leave your mouth…
- LIVE OPERA EVENTS INSIDE THE 18th CENTURY THEATRE OF PESARO;
- MIXED EXPERIENCE: NOT JUST OPERA, BUT ALSO HISTORICAL TOWNS AND TRADITIONAL FOOD;
- POSSIBILITY TO DISCOVER A STUNNING EXAMPLE OF THE RENAISSANCE IN MARCHE REGION LIKE URBINO: A TOWN RECOGNIZED AS UNESCO HERITAGE;
- DISCOVER CENTRAL ITALY AS AN AUTHENTIC REGION WHERE TRADITIONS AND NATURAL LANDSCAPES ARE TREASURES TO BE PRESERVED;
- SEE THE ROLLING HILLS OF MARCHE FROM THE COUNTRYSIDE TO THE COAST;
- VISIT AND TASTE LOCAL PRODUCTS AND BUY THEM FROM THE LOCAL PRODUCERS;
- TASTE AND DISCOVER THE FLAVOURS OF THE LOCAL EXCELENCES OF THIS REGION;
- ON REQUEST IT IS POSSIBLE TO ADD MORE OPERA TICKETS FOR OTHER CONCERTS;
- FLEXIBILITY TO MODIFY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES UPON YOUR NEEDS.
DAY 1: Arrival at the hotel in Pesaro. Check-in and free time.
DAY 2: After breakfast, a local guide will accompany you on a short city-tour of Pesaro. You will explore the ancient centre of Pesaro with its Ducal Palace and Piazza del Popolo. Afterwards you will visit the Rossini Conservatoire, which hosts many items of Rossini memorabilia as well as the house of Gioachino Rossini where you will enjoy the ROSSINI EXPERIENCE, an audio-guided gourmet tasting. The afternoon is free to enjoy at your own leisure. You could go to the beach or relax at the spa in the hotel. Dinner will be held at the hotel before attending a performance at Teatro Rossini.
DAY 3: This is a free day for you to enjoy the beach or do some shopping. In the evening you will attend another outstanding performance of the Rossini Opera Festival program.
DAY 4: Today you will visit Urbino, one of the best Renaissance representations in Italy and a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE site! But before arriving to Urbino you will make a short stop to a cheese Factory, which produces the famous and delicious PDO Italian cheese Casciotta d’Urbino. You can witness the various phases of milk processing into cheese and learn about its history. At the end of the visit you will be pleasantly surprised to have seen with your own eyes the extraordinary production of this cheese and you will for sure enjoy tasting it!
After a traditional lunch in an Osteria in Urbino, you will explore the land once ruled by the medieval lords of Montefeltro. You will visit the historical center of Urbino, one of Italy’s fascinating towns of the Renaissance, also the birthplace of Raphael, followed by a guided tour of the magnificent Ducal Palace, which houses the National Gallery of Le Marche, with its precious paintings by Piero della Francesca, Tiziano, Paolo Uccello and Raphael. Next you will take a walk on the hill of Albornoz Fortress, one of the best spots to enjoy a magnificent view of Urbino. Free evening.
DAY 5: In the morning you will visit Mondavio, a medieval village dominated by its magnificent fortress. The fortress of Mondavio is one of the finest examples of well-preserved fortification. The internal rooms are still used as exhibition spaces for display of armory and as a wax museum. Then you will visit a local winery and taste their wine production with a splendid view on Le Marche’s hills. In the afternoon you will have time to relax. Later you will have an early dinner at the hotel before attending the last opera performance in Pesaro.
DAY 6: After breakfast, you will be guided to Cartoceto for an extra virgin olive oil tasting. The place you will see is a family-run oil mill! The owner will take you on a guided visit to the ancient olive tree grove where there is the possibility to see hundreds of years old trees, then a visit to the mill and explanation of the pressing process. After a lunch with typical products and precious extra virgin olive oil of Cartoceto, you will travel back to Pesaro and enjoy a free afternoon at the spa or on the beach. As an alternative, we highly recommend you a shopping session at the Unionmoda brand OUTLET.
DAY 7: Free day at your leisure. We can suggest you a gulet sailing mini-cruise with lunch on the Adriatic Coast.
DAY 8: Breakfast. End of services.
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Transfer and transports (hire car driver, car rental, coach car rental), booking of meals in local restaurants, extension of the tour with other experiences like cooking classes, shopping in San Marino, visits of archeological sites or other towns.