In the land of Giuseppe Verdi and Antonio Stradivari


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: No. Children of minimum 6 years

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 10



Russian (basic), Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Music and art in the river Po plane

The full day tour includes the visit to the places of Giuseppe Verdi in Busseto, Roncole and Villanova sull'Arda. The home place in Roncole, the church of St. Michael the Arcangel where he first played the organ, the museum Barezzi in the house where he started to study music, the Theatre dedicated to Verdi, the beautiful Villa S. Agata where he lived with his second wife Giuseppina Strepponi.
The tour continues in Cremona to discover the tradition of violinmaking in the Violin Museum and the mediaeval athmosphere of the square with the Cathedral, Baptistery, Town Hall and Bell Tower.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Roncole di Busseto

End location: Cremona, Piazza Duomo

Duration: 6 hours


Private car

What’s Included

Guided tour full day in Busseto and Cremona according to the agreed program

Estimated Local Cash Needed

32 Euro - Entrance fees to the monuments in Busseto: around euro 19.00 per person (reduced around euro 16.00)
Entrance fee to the Violin Museum in Cremona: euro 10.00 per person (reduced 7 euro)
Entrance fee to the Baptistery in Cremona: euro 3.00 per person
Reimbursement car transfer: euro 50.00

What’s Extra

Entrance fees to monuments and museums
Car reimbursements
Food and beverage


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

I am not permitted to guide in the Russian language - only English, French and Italian.

A Recent Review of this tour

Elena was outstanding in every way. She arranged this custom tour based on our request, and was extremely knowledgeable at all the locations. She was also very well informed about the classical music interests that we had. In some places the tour provided by the facility was only in Italian but Elena provided an equal or better running commentary in English. Her command of English was excellent. Her help in choosing a place to eat in Busseto and in finding our way to each place was invaluable.
Alex Friedlander

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