A pleasant walking tour dedicated to the beauty of classic and opera music as well as fine arts! Milan is well-known for Alla Scala Opera House and Giuseppe Verdi Rest Home.
You will discover the history about these two important monuments, still today seats of culture and you enjoy a “precious” lunch, based on the famous gold and saffron risotto, a worldwide recipe by Chef Gualtiero Marchesi
Meeting with a private fully-licensed tourist guide in Milan. The tour starts at Giuseppe Verdi Rest Home, an eclectic-style building planned by Camillo Boito and desidered by the well-known composer from Busseto. There you will admire some music rooms and its large hall, in which some instruments, photos and Verdi’s and his wife’s personal objects are kept, and you will visit its crypt with their graves, an allegoric mosaic work by Lodovico Pogliaghi. Then from the monument portraying “The Swan from Busseto” by Enrico Butti, on to Piazza Duomo.
Your itinerary follows the history of the places and characters of the opera world starting from Palazzo Reale, the first seat appointed to the Opera and where the operas by Wolfang Amadeus Mozart were staged. You will get through Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the meeting place of singers and musicians since its opening, and you will reach the Teatro dei Filodrammatici where Giuseppe Verdi’s first real Milan début took place. Then you will walk to Piazza della Scala, where you can “breathe” the atmosphere surrounding Alla Scala Opera House, one of the best-known in the world. After your visit to the Alla Scala Opera House Museum, you will have a lunch based on the famous gold and saffron risotto, a famous recipe by Chef Gualtiero Marchesi, at the Alla Scala foyer.
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