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Highlights of the stay

  • Rigoletto at the Verona Arena
  • Tosca to the Arena of Verona
  • Concert with Placido Domingo at the Verona Arena
  • A themed private tour
  • Your personal M&O assistant 24 hours a day

In 2023 the Verona Arena Festival celebrates its 100th edition. For all music lovers around the world, this is more than ever the year to discover this legendary lyrical destination. Every year, spectators flock to the bleachers of the ancient Roman amphitheater to watch spectacular shows. Everything is done in Verona to do justice to the oversized venue with its amazing acoustics.

This exceptional trip combines a number of events with performances of two major titles in the arena and a concert by the incredible Plácido Domingo. Verdi's Rigoletto and Puccini's Tosca, directed by Hugo de Ana, promise a great show with a line-up of stunning artists. Nadine Sierra is Gilda with Piotr Beczala and Amartuvshin Enkhbat in Rigoletto, and in Tosca, Sonya Yoncheva and Vittorio Grigolo are the star couple. The arena is waiting for you!

To enhance your stay in the most beautiful way, a guided tour of Verona with a private guide is also on the program. The ideal stay to fully enjoy the Arena of Verona which opens its doors very large!


  • Friday August 4 2023: Arrival in Verona & Rigoletto
  • Saturday August 5, 2023: Visit & Tosca
  • Sunday August 6, 2023: Optional visit & Placido Domingo
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Friday, August 4th, 2023

Arrival in Verona & Your Evening " Rigoletto"

  •  Arrival in Verona
  • Installation in your hotel
  • 8:45pm, Performance of Verdi's opera Rigoletto in the Premium category at the Arena of Verona
Saturday, August 5th, 2023

Visit & Your evening " Tosca"

  • In the morning, your guide will offer you a cultural visit on one of the themes of your choice
  • 8:45pm, Performance of Puccini's opera Tosca in the Premium category at the Arena of Verona
Sunday, August 6th,2023

Your evening " Placido Domingo"

  • Free day with possible suggestions for additional visits to Verona, an excursion to Sirmione or a 3-hour boat trip on Lake Garda
  • 9.00 pm, Concert with Placido Domingo in category 1 at the Arena of Verona
Monday, August 7th,2023


  • Departure


Rigoletto Verdi


friday 04 August 2023 20:45
Marco Armiliato
Antonio Albanese
Enkhbat Amartuvshin
Nadine Sierra
Piotr Beczala
Gianluca Buratto
Valeria Girardello
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Tosca Puccini


saturday 05 August 2023 20:45
Francesco Ivan Ciampa
Hugo De Ana
Sonya Yoncheva
Vittorio Grigòlo
Roman Burdenko

Opera Arias Concert


sunday 06 August 2023 21:00
Plácido Domingo

Guided Tours

To enhance your stay in the most beautiful way, you can choose from a guided tour of Verona on different themes:

  • Medieval Walk
  • Roman Walk
  • Romantic Walk
  • Renaissance Walk
  • The Cathedral and its secrets
  • The Decumanus, the “Champs Elysées of Roman Verona”
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Medieval Walk

Discovery of the district of the Basilica of Saint Zenon, a Romanesque-style church built at the end of the 11th century
Saint Zeno of Verona, patron saint of Verona, was born in Mauritania around 300 AD. He was undoubtedly the first African to become a bishop in Europe. Continuation to Castelvecchio castle, fortified castle of the Lordship of Verona dating from 1354 and now transformed into a museum. In between, enjoy a wonderful walk along the Adige River

Roman Walk

Find yourself in the 1st century AD by starting your discovery with the emblematic Arena of Verona passing by the monumental Borsari Roman Gate, ancient main gate of Verona and the Decumanus Massimo. Continuation to Piazza delle Erbe, the oldest square in Verona, located on the site of the ancient Roman forum.
Then admire the stone bridge or Ponte Pietra, a Roman road bridge, restored at the end of the 13th century, which crosses the Adige river in Verona

Renaissance Walk

A historical dive from the 15th to the 18th century when the city was dominated by The Venetian Lords. During this period, Verona enjoys great prosperity which leads to a new phase of development, discover its most elegant buildings and palaces of this period.

The Decumanus, the “Champs Elysées of Roman Verona”

A route that begins at the Roman Gate of Jupiter and ends on the river at the Roman Bridge "of the Stone" just in front of the Roman Theater. A visit that will transport you back in time


Hotel Indigo 4*

The Hotel Indigo Verona is a prestigious and elegant establishment, ideally located halfway between Verona's Roman Arena and the city's railway station. Quiet and peaceful, this hotel is a 5-minute walk from Verona's historic centre. You can also enjoy free refreshments in the hotel lobby, such as tea, coffee and sweets. A former home of Austrian nobility, Hotel Indigo Verona features period furniture and contemporary paintings. Guests will appreciate its Art Nouveau style, as well as modern amenities such as LCD TVs and Wi-Fi connection.


Double superior room
€1,654 / pers.
Single room (single hotel room occupancy)
€2,321 / pers.

Programmes and prices are subject to change made by venues and providers.Availability has to be confirmed at the time of booking.

Hotel NH Collection Verona 5*

An elegant hotel located a few minutes from the romantic center of Verona, in the Corso di Porta Borsari. Built around Roman ruins and preserving its 14th century history, the hotel offers an ideal blend of historical memories and modern comfort. A few minutes walk from the famous Arena di Verona, Piazza dell Erbe.

The 70 rooms, recently renovated, are decorated in style, and some are decorated with amazing paintings and frescoes from the original interior of the historic building. There is a restaurant and a bar.


Deluxe Double Room (shared hotel room occupancy)
€2,022 / pers.
Single room (single hotel room occupancy)
€2,974 / pers.

Programmes and prices are subject to change made by venues and providers.Availability has to be confirmed at the time of booking.

The price includes

  • Entries in the sites
  • Personal Travel Assistant
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Show seats
  • Tax

The price does not include

  • Tips
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Drinks and Meals

Practical information

You wish to advance your stay in Lucerne, we suggest you optionally on August 20, 21 the Brandenburg Concertos of Bach by the Berliner Barock Solisten

Refundable stay

 In the event of confinement or deterioration of sanitary conditions, cancellation of the stay by Music & Opera before departure will result in a refund. see the Special Conditions of Sale

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Health situation

All our partners have implemented a strict, progressive and efficient sanitary protocol: Wearing a mask is compulsory when you travel. Hydro-alcoholic gel is made available to you. Respect for the one-metre distance. Regulatory distances between tables in all public areas. Installation of protective glass screens at the reception and counters. A thorough cleaning by disinfection is carried out regularly every day. QR code consultation of menus for all services

For each country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/conseils-aux-voyageurs) publishes travel advice sheets on its website. You will find the latest recommendations on safety, formalities and health. We strongly recommend that you consult these sources of information regularly, right up until the day before your departure.