Rome was once the capital of the Roman Empire and today is one of the largest European capitals which tourists travel to in their numbers to see the ancient sights for themselves.
Sightseeing in Rome is both exciting and exhausting. The city is best seen by foot, in order to avoid missing any of the thousands of architectural gems. Spanning from basilicas, piazzi, churches, and museums all the way to the Vatican City, seeing all of the sights in Rome could take more than one visit. But during your concert break you're sure to want to see some of it, so why not check out our PDF on the top 10 sights to see (it was hard to narrow it down!).
With numerous festivals beginning during Holy Week, the peak tourist season runs from Easter through to October. During the winter the weather is relatively mild, add the much smaller crowds and it makes the season a great time to visit Rome.
La Traviata opera in Rome's Teatro Dell'Opera with 4* hotel
Why not treat someone special to an Autumn opera in beautiful Rome, Italy! This opera package includes 3 nights in 4* Best Western Hotel Villafranca or similar in Rome city centre, CAT 4/5 balcony 1st row or Side Box II Order opera tickets for La Traviata on the 29th October 2017 for a performance of Verdi's opera in Teatro Dell'Opera, and delivery of tickets to the hotel. Prices start from €444per person
- Experience opera in Rome's awesome Teatro Dell'Opera with tickets to La Traviata by Verdi.
- With a well-located hotel in the centre of Rome, you can take in all its magnificent architecture during the daytime.
- Soak up the culture of Rome at a quieter time of year.
- 3 nights accommodation in 4* Best Western Hotel Villafranca or similar
- Breakfast each morning
- Opera tickets in CAT 5/6 balcony 1st row or Side Box II Order for La Traviata in Teatro Dell'Opera on 29th October 2017
- 1 welcome drink at the hotel
- Delivery of tickets to the hotel
- 1 travel memories gift per room
- Meals & beverages – unless otherwise specified
- Airport transfers
- Local taxes where applicable
- Everything else not mentioned above
By Giuseppe Verdi - Teatro Dell'Opera
29th October 2017
Conductor: Stefano Ranzani/Carlo Donadio
Direction: Sofia Coppola
La Traviata, or "the fallen woman", is based on the 1852 play La dame aux Camelias. Initially performed in Venice, the Venice theatre insisted on maintaining a setting in the 1700s, however performances now often reflect modern times. As is often the case with operas, the story revolves around two lovers whose relationship follows no easy path. Violetta and Alfredo fall in love, but Alfredo's father disproves and casts her away for the family's sake. Will the lovers stay apart or are they destined to find each other again?
You will be allocated a double room in a 4* Hotel such as Best Western Hotel Villafranca or similar in Rome City Centre
5* Hotels are also available. Prices on request for Hotel Lord Byron - Grand Hotel Plaza or similar in Rome city centre. Ticket Upgrades: Supplement for ticket in Side Box (Parterre Box I Order) 3rd Category is €57pp Supplement for ticket in Central Box (Parterre Box I/II Order) or Parterre/Stalls 1st/2nd Category is €107pp
4* Hotel Best Western Villafranca or similar
Your hotel will be located in Rome city centre. It will be a 4* hotel such as Hotel Best West Villafranca or similar.
This is an example of a 4* Hotel in Rome in the city centre. You will stay in a double room inclusive of buffet breakfast.
Nearest Airport: Ciampino Airport (approx. 40mins)
Other airports: Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (approx. 45mins)
Follow Strada Statale 7 Via Appia to Via Demetriade in Roma. Continue on Via Demetriade. Take Via del Mandrione, Via Casilina Vecchia, Via Casilina, Via Giovanni Giolitti ... and Viale Castro Pretorio to Via Villafranca.
By Public Transport
Car hire or private transfer is recommended for this break if arriving into Ciampino Airport.
By Private Transfer
Taxi available outside airport. Private transfer available on request after main booking.
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