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Milan: La Scala Museum and Theatre Experience

1. Milan: La Scala Museum and Theatre Experience

Step into La Scala and enter a place where opera really thrived and became one of the most popular form of entertainment. Discover composers such as Bellini, Rossini and Verdi, and where they created some of their most important works. Explore La Scala museum, the perfect place for your tour guide to delight you with interesting anecdotes and take you through a vast collection of objects, instruments, and other musical curiosities. See a gallery of busts and paintings portraying the most important Opera composers and singers, including Giuseppe Verdi and Arturo Toscanini. This tour also includes the unique opportunity to see the inside of the theatre from one of the boxes (unless exceptionally closed by the venue on special occasions).

Milan: La Scala Theatre Guided Experience

2. Milan: La Scala Theatre Guided Experience

Discover La Scala Theater on this guided tour. Learn about its history, secrets, and the actors and musicians that found their inspiration in this very place. Milan is not only design, fashion, and nightlife: Milan is known also for its music. Right in the heart of the city, only a few steps from the Cathedral and Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, you'll find a temple to music: La Scala Theatre.  Over the years, many musicians have made their contributions here. Do you know Giuseppe Verdi, Gioachino Rossini, Luciano Pavarotti and Maria Callas? These are only some of the names that have passed through this place.  La Scala Museum preserves the most important collection of set designs, musical instruments, and costumes used in the Theater's greatest performances. On this guided experience, admire the interior of this magical place and learn about its stories and fascinating history.

Milan: La Scala Theatre Skip-the-line Guided Tour

3. Milan: La Scala Theatre Skip-the-line Guided Tour

Learn about the history of the iconic La Scala Theatre. Your guide will take you back in time to witness the masterpieces created by geniuses, from Verdi to Toscanini to Barenboim. Marvel at the proud musical history that Milan has to offer and the artistic creativity that was born in this city, on a guided tour through one of the most famous Opera Houses in the world. La Scala Theatre, which was inaugurated in 1778, not only acts as a beacon of light for all Classical music lovers, but it also hosts a wide collection of set designs, costumes and musical instruments. Visit this breath-taking architectural wonder, and listen to the beautifully narrated stories and anecdotes from an expert English-speaking guide. Get the chance to immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of this marvelous theatre and fall in love with the neoclassical interior. Take a look at the enchanting crystal chandelier, and maybe with a touch of good luck, get a chance to glimpse at the rehearsing artists.

Milan: La Scala Theater and Duomo Rooftop Private Tour

4. Milan: La Scala Theater and Duomo Rooftop Private Tour

Begin your tour at the heart of the city with an in-depth tour of the famous Duomo. get an introduction to the Gothic cathedral. This is one of the most beautiful churches in the world, and your preofessional guide will point out aspects of its impressive façade. Situated at the very heart of the city, the Duomo is 157 meters long. Admire its flying buttresses, and the gilded bronze statue of Madonnina atop the main spire. After a brief introduction to the cathedral and its history, you’ll skip the lines and head up to the Terraces of the Duomo for a full view of beautiful Milan. View the Duomo of Milan from the outside and the amazing rooftops. After the tour, continue with the Piazza della Scala for a tour of the legendary La Scala Theater opera house. Built in 1776, the theater has hosted some of the world’s greatest musicians, including Verdi, Bellini, Rossini, and Donizetti. See the beautiful horseshoe auditorium from one of the fourth-row boxes. Prepare to be amazed.

Milan: Guided Tour of the La Scala Theater Museum

5. Milan: Guided Tour of the La Scala Theater Museum

Step into a piece of art history at the a Scala Theater Museum on this guided tour. View this shining example of neoclassical architecture designed by the illustrious architect Giuseppe Piermarini. Admire the center of Italy's musical and lyrical trends. See where the great personalities of music, dance, and the composition art have performed. Stand in the same building as names like Verdi, Callas, Rossini, Paganini, Hayez, and Sonzogno. Hear tales and historical facts about the theater and artists from your guide. View precious jewelry, musical instruments, rare scores, and librettos. Be enchanted by the stage costumes of Eleonora Duse and Maria Callas. Gaze at a Giuseppe Verdi's fortepiano and a tuft of Mozart's hair. On nights without a performance rehearsal, step into the theater and see for yourself where the magic takes place.

From Milan: Cremona Art of Violin Making Round Trip by Train

6. From Milan: Cremona Art of Violin Making Round Trip by Train

Depart From Milano Central Station by Suburban Train & reach Cremona after 1 hour At the Station find and get on board individually -Train N°2157 - at 08:20 am Meet your local guide at Cremona Station & start your marvellous guided tour trough the city center You will visit the Cathedral, the Town Hall and the Baptistery, until you reach the Violin Museum, where you can find the most important pieces of the Cremonese Violin Making At present day are about 150 the Luthiers who work daily to preserve and handing down a tradition of over 400 years. In Cremona is based also the In-ternationa School of Making Violin, attended by student from all over the world You will continue the tour visiting a Luthier’s workshop; you will be fully im-mersed in this fascinating world You will touch wood essences, part of violin and you will smell natural resins You will know all secrets hidden into a violin You will not be able to end your Cremones experience without tasting some of the typical local food produtcs as Salami, Mostarda and Torrone At the end of the day back to Milano by train Suburban Train n° 2178 at 05:30 pm

Milan: Hard Rock Cafe with Set Menu for Lunch or Dinner

7. Milan: Hard Rock Cafe with Set Menu for Lunch or Dinner

Skip the line and enjoy priority access to Venice’s famous Hard Rock Cafe. Dine in style at the heart of one of Europe’s most charming and beautiful cities! Take your pick of delicious full-menu options: Diamond Menu (3-course): Choice of starter - • Fresh Salad or Lil' Onion Rings Choice of main - • Legendary burger • Moving Mountains burger • Smoked BBQ combo • Grilled salmon • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Steak salad • BBQ chicken Dessert - • Chocolate cake Choice of one beverage: • Soft drink, coffee, or tea Platinum Menu (3-course): Choice of starter - • Fresh Salad or Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta Choice of main - • Legendary burger • Moving Mountains burger • BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger • Grilled salmon • New York Strip Steak • Steak salad • Baby Back Pork Ribs Dessert - • Cheesecake or Chocolate cake Choice of one beverage: • Soft drink, coffee, or tea

Milan: La Scala Theater and Museum Experience

8. Milan: La Scala Theater and Museum Experience

If you can’t wait to visit the Milanese temple of music, look no further: this guided tour is for you! It will lead you through the 240-years-old history of Teatro alla Scala. The tour is entirely dedicated to the visit of the world-renowned Teatro alla Scala. Our guide will lead you through its museum galleries and will tell you secrets and details about its most distinguished performances and extravagant protagonists. The museum displays a rich collection of costumes and musical instruments, as well as a gallery of portraits and busts representing the great musicians of history. The guide will also tell you curiosities about the life of the artists who have performed on this important stage, such as Verdi, Toscanini, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti or Carla Fracci. Finally, you’ll also be able to have a sneak peak inside the theater! As you tour the theater and museum, you'll discover behind-the-scenes insights into opera productions that, for over 200 years, have featured some of the best singers in the world.

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What people are saying about Milan

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based on 131 reviews

Very interesting description and full of many details. We appreciated the professionalism and preparation of our guide who followed us on this beautiful journey between past and present.

The guided tour of Teatro alla Scalla is excellent, a lesson on the history of this great temple of art!

I am satisfied with the visit made to the La Scala theater museum. The guide was clear and knowledgeable

Very experienced tour guide who brought us closer to different stories of La Scala. Would I book again.

Great tour of La Scala, very informative and entertaining, thank you very much!