On this eight-day Italy trip in Giacomo Puccini's footsteps, you will be fully immersed in a captivating world of music, history, and culture. From Milan's opera house that launched his career to the Tuscan lakeside villa where he penned immortal melodies, you'll trace Puccini’s musical evolution, while discovering the beauty that inspired his artistic legacy. Lose yourself in stirring landscapes, savor fine local wines and cuisine, and experience spectacular performances. This once-in-a-lifetime...
Milan - A Musical Arrival in Milan
Your musical pilgrimage begins in Italy's fashionable metropolis of Milan. After checking into your hotel in the heart of the city, you have the evening free to explore the neighborhood. Stroll through the bustling shopping galleries, stop at a cozy cafe to sample Italian aperitivo, or simply people-watch in the magnificent Piazza del Duomo under the glow of the grand Gothic cathedral.
Milan - Explore Puccini’s Connection to Milan
Lucca - Arrive at the Birthplace of Giacomo Puccini
Lucca - Discover Musical History in the Puccini Museum
Lucca - Soak Up Lakeside Splendor in Torre del Lago
Optional 1-Day Add-On: Florence - Delving Into Puccini’s Life in Florence
Rome - A Grand Opera Performance in Italy’s Capital
Rome - One Last Moment of Musical Magic
Rome - Farewell to the Home of Puccini
- Experience Milan’s fashion, architecture, and opera history, including La Scala, where Puccini premiered works
- Visit sites tied to Puccini's conservatory days in Milan, with artifacts from historic opera productions
- Stop in charming Cremona to explore the famous violin workshops and museum showcasing exquisite craftsmanship
- Travel to Lucca to see Puccini’s birthplace and historic artifacts at the Puccini Museum, located in his childhood home
- Venture to Puccini’s lakeside villa in Torre del Lago, the breathtaking setting that inspired his most acclaimed masterpieces
- Attend a spectacular opera performance set within Rome’s magnificent Teatro dell’Opera di Roma concert hall
- Indulge in a rooftop farewell dinner in Rome, featuring live music of Puccini’s greatest arias
- Extend your journey with an optional add-on excursion to Florence, the site of Puccini’s formative conservatory studies
$3,145 per person (excluding international flights)
- In-country transportation
- Some or all activities and tours
- Expert trip planning
- 24x7 support during your trip
Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.
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