La Bella Vita’s special Opera itinerary is for 7
nights and commences Saturday August 10, 2019. It includes one
hotel night in Verona (August 10), a visit to the fascinating Arena Muse
Opera, a wonderful museum devoted to the history of opera, followed by
dinner in the delightful courtyard restaurant, and a performance of
Puccini’s “Tosca” at the Arena di Verona (best seats in the House). The
opera-themed cruise aboard La Bella Vita continues for 6 nights August
11-17, 2019 between Venice and Mantua.
your cruise from Venice to Mantua begins, you will be taken to Verona
to visit the fascinating Arena Muse Opera, a wonderful museum devoted to
the history of opera, followed by dinner in the delightful courtyard
Then comes the real highlight as you take
your top-priced front stalls seats to enjoy a performance of one of the
best-known operas, Puccini’s “Tosca”, in the magnificent setting of the Roman amphitheatre, the Arena di Verona.
the end of a memorable evening, you are transferred back to your hotel
in Verona, where next day, there will be a guided tour of this charming
city, before joining La Bella Vita in Venice.
the 6-night cruise, there are visits to some wonderful baroque theatres,
such as the Gran Teatro La Fenice, where the premières of operas by
composers such as Rossini and Verdi were performed, as well as the
intimate Teatro Bibiena in Mantua with its bell-shaped interior, that
opened with a concert by a 13-year-old Mozart in 1770.
of course, there is a lot more to see as you cruise across the Venetian
Lagoon past its colourful islands and on through the Po Valley…
visits to the famous fish market in Chioggia, the Schifanoia Palace in
Ferrara, and the stunning Ducal Palace in Mantua, as well as wine
tastings and dinner in a private stately home where Lord Byron wrote
some of his best poetry.
This 7-day adventure is a
wonderful combination for what Italy is famous for – wonderful cuisine and
wine, Renaissance architecture and, of course – opera!
About The Italian Hotel Barge Bella Vita
La Bella Vita
La Bella Vita is a stylish 20-passenger vessel with a typically modern
Italian interior, reflected in the use of vibrant colors throughout to
create an atmosphere of casual relaxation. There is an inviting bar area
in which to enjoy a glass of Prosecco and a spacious dining room with
louvre doors that open to give a perfect view as you are served
delicious Italian specialities and wines.
There are two main deck junior suites and eight lower deck staterooms,
all air-conditioned and with en suite facilities. The upper deck
has a huge sun deck with a large canopy and comfortable loungers to
relax and watch the world drift by.
Enjoy delicious regional cuisine, fine Italian wines and the services of an attentive crew that will make this an unforgettable cruise.
La Bella Vita offers 6-night, all-inclusive private charters, as well as cabin cruises. Themed cruises such as family, golf, opera, and wine appreciation are available for private charters.
- Learn More: Online Brochure
- Route: Venice, the Islands of the Venetian Lagoon, the Bianca Canal and the Po Valley
- Up to 20 guests
- Charters and Cabin cruises
- Itineraries: Standard classic, Family, Golf, Opera, Wine appreciation
View La Bella Vita‘s online brochure
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