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Festival Toscanini tour 2024

Enchanted by Wagner in Parma: Festival Toscanini 2024

An Immersive Experience of Music, Taste, and Culture


From 4 June to 11 July, the Festival Toscanini 2024 returns, paying tribute to the Maestro, the composers of his era and his favourite composers, such as Beethoven and Wagner.
Join us to immerse yourself in Wagner’s epic atmosphere and embrace the best of Parma’s culture and gastronomy with our exclusive package for the Festival Toscanini 2024.

You will experience the excitement of the grand finale in Piazza Duomo, where Maestro Kent Nagano will conduct an exceptional programme entirely dedicated to Wagner, with the sublime participation of contralto Gerhild Romberger. The majestic notes and vibrant interpretation will transform the heart of Parma into a stage of musical magic.
To further enrich your journey, you will delve into the culinary richness of the region.
Let yourself be carried away by the enchantment of Wagner’s music, the unique flavours of Parma’s cuisine and the local food and wine traditions, for an unforgettable adventure that will stimulate all your senses.

3 days / 2 nights
from 07-11-2024 to 07-13-2024

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This itinerary is designed for classical music lovers, enthusiasts of Arturo Toscanini and Richard Wagner, and individuals interested in the culture and gastronomy of our region. It is ideal for those who wish to live a complete experience, combining the excitement of a great musical event with the taste of local flavors and the discovery of the area’s enogastronomic traditions.

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Thursday, July 11th, 2024 – First day

Arrival and check-in at the hotel in Parma.

The evening will begin with a culinary journey in the Italian Food Valley: an ‘apericena’ in the splendid setting of Piazza Garibaldi in Parma that will introduce you to the unique tastes and aromas of Parmesan cuisine. You will taste carefully selected local delicacies while waiting for a musical event of rare beauty. Then, the much-awaited moment: the Concert in Piazza Duomo*, the heart of Parma’s historic center. Here, under the starry sky and surrounded by the majestic scenery of the square, you will be transported by Wagner’s powerful notes, conducted by the renowned maestro Kent Nagano and enriched by the enchanting voice of contralto Gerhild Romberger. An emotion that will leave you breathless.

Overnight at the hotel
*In case of bad weather, the concert will be rescheduled for July 12th

Friday, July 12th, 2024 – Second day

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free time for cultural visits with this suggested itinerary to immerse yourself in the history and musical culture of Parma:
Toscanini Birthplace Museum Located in the heart of Parma. You will explore the house where the great conductor Arturo Toscanini was born and raised. You will admire memorabilia, historical documents, and personal items that tell the story of his life and extraordinary career.
San Francesco del Prato Church Where you will contemplate the frescoes and breathe the sacred atmosphere of this place that has a history linked to the world of music and culture. Over the years, it has hosted numerous musical performances, including some related to the Festival Toscanini, making it an even more significant place for classical music lovers.

Teatro Farnese di Parma An architectural gem located in the heart of Parma. You will observe it in its grandeur and discover the history and traditions related to this theater, which has hosted performances by internationally renowned artists.
Parma Cathedral and Baptistery A majestic Romanesque cathedral known for its Renaissance frescoes. Next to it is the Baptistery, a medieval architectural masterpiece with paintings by great masters such as Correggio. An enchanting journey through these splendid works of sacred art to better understand the history of the city.

Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Saturday, July 13th, 2024 – Third day

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel

After this unforgettable stay, you will travel with hearts full of memories and the awareness of having experienced a true sensory experience in the heart of Parma.

The price includes:
2 nights in a hotel in the center of Parma, with breakfast included
Concert ticket for July 11th, 2024 at 9:30 PM in Piazza Duomo in Parma (conclusive event of the Festival Toscanini 2024)
Reinforced aperitif at a historic center venue
Telephone assistance from Parma Incoming during the stay

The price does not includes:
transfers, entrances not mentioned, tourist tax where applicable, insurance policy for medical expenses, luggage, cancellation, and anything not included under “The fee includes”

Price per person:
Euro 235.00 per person in a double room for min. 02 pax in a 4-star hotel in the center of Parma
Euro 275.00 per person in a double room for min. 02 pax in a 5-star hotel in the center of Parma
Single room supplement, starting from Euro 74.00 per person
On request, supplement for a daily food tour with a dedicated guide on July 12th:
Full day Euro 155.00 per person
Half day Euro 110.00 per person
Supplement for dinner on July 12th based on local products, Euro 50.00 per person, drinks included
Supplement for insurance policy covering medical expenses, luggage, cancellation, to be calculated based on the amount of the fee per person, on request
Supplement for additional night, on request
Supplement for private guide, on request
Quotation for groups with personalized itineraries, on request

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