Book Now with Wexas Travel to see the Opera at the Verona Arena – Arena di Verona, Italy

The 94th edition of this world famous Opera Festival is being staged from 24 June – 28 August 2016

The Verona Arena (Arena di Verona) is a Roman amphitheatre in Piazza Bra in Verona, Italy built in the 1st century. It is still in use today and is internationally famous for the large-scale opera performances given there. It is one of the best preserved ancient structures of its kind. In ancient times, nearly 30,000 people was the housing capacity of the Arena. Nowadays, for security reasons, the maximum attendance is only 15,000 people.

Wexas Travel recommends booking early to avoid disappoint and is offering a four night stay at the luxurious 5* Hotel Due Torri, a converted 14th century palace and a member of Leading Hotels of the World. During this getaway guests will enjoy a walking tour of Verona, tickets to an Opera at the Verona Arena and also access to the museum. Guests can sit back and enjoy the 94th edition of the Opera Festival being staged from 24 June – 28 August 2016 with 46 spectacular evenings. There are five operas on the programme to choose from – Carmen by Georges Bizet, Aida, La Traviata and Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi and Turandot by Giacomo Puccini – and, finally, the return of Roberto Bolle and Friends.

Wexas Travel (0207 838 5892, www.wexas.com) is offering a four-night Arena di Verona itinerary from £1,005 per person, based on two sharing on a bed and breakfast basis. This includes return flights to Verona, four-nights’ accommodation, entrance fees to the Arena and museum, three hour guided walking tour of Verona and tickets to one Opera. Price is based on 2nd sector stalls seats at the Opera. Valid for travel on selected dates from June – August 2016.

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