Music and Wine in Italy

Thursday 15 - Wednesday 21 June 2017

The Collio region of north east Italy, renowned for its fine wines, is a beautiful area with a fascinating history. From the small town of Cormons, where this holiday will be based, we are within easy reach of some of Italy’s most interesting, almost unknown, treasures. We will visit the magnificent Basilica in Aquileia, the cosmopolitan city of Trieste, the ancient city of Cividale and the Archbishop's palace at Udine (famous for its Tiepolo paintings). We will also visit Piran, the Slovenian fishing village where the composer
and violinist Guiseppe Tartini was born in 1692.

Church of St Giovanni Cormons  -  I Solisti di Trieste
Schubert: String Trio Satz   Schoenberg: String Trio op45
Mozart: Divertimento in Eb


Teatro Verdi Trieste   -   Puccini: Tosca


Tartini House Piran  -  Myriam Dal Don violin  Cristina Santin piano
Recital including "The Devil's Trill"


Church of St Vito Modesto Ruttars  -  I Solisti di Trieste
Schuloff: String Sextet   Brahms: String Sextet in G


The family owned hotel ‘Felcaro’ with excellent food, smart decor, efficient and friendly service and an outdoor swimming pool, is surrounded by its own vineyards, a short walk from the centre of Cormons.

London Gatwick - Venice Marco Polo
15 June EZ8067 dep.12.30 arr.15.40   
21 June EZ8072 dep.18.50 arr.20.00

Manchester T1 - Venice Marco Polo, via Munich
15 June LH2501 dep.10.40 arr. Munich T2 13.40  LH9458 dep.15.00 arr. Venice 16.00
21 June LH9457 dep.13.20 arr. Munich T2 14.20  LH2502 dep. Munich T2 15.35 arr. Manchester 16.40
Cost per person: £1895 (based on 2 people sharing) 
Single room supplement: £140 (£175 in a double room)

The cost of this holiday will cover the following:

  • >Return flights from Gatwick to Venice (or from Manchester with supplement)
  • >6 nights bed and breakfast in Hotel Felcaro
  • >Admission to opera and concerts
  • >Sightseeing trips with a guide
  • >6 organised meals with wine
  • >All coach transfers
  • >Services of tour escorts, John and Helen Whibley
Travel insurance is not included

Details are correct at time of publishing (June 2017) but may be subject to change.

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