Giuseppe Verdi and Culatello di Zibello in Parma hillside

The name of two small villages in Parma countryside, Busseto and Roncole, has been made great by Giuseppe Verdi, the immortal opera composer who was born in these neighborhoods in 1813. An exclusive guided tour will go cross these simply charming surroundings, where thematic museums lie “Casa Barezzi” have been established to celebrate the artist and his music. But sound and vision are not enough: you will have the chance to amuse your taste as well, since those places are also homeland of the king of cold cuts: Culatello.
* Duration: 6 hours
* Starts: Busseto, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Literary, Art & Music Tours




The name of two small villages in Parma countryside, Busseto and Roncole, has been made great by Giuseppe Verdi, the immortal opera composer who was born in these neighborhoods in 1813. An exclusive guided tour will go cross these simply charming surroundings, where thematic museums lie “Casa Barezzi” have been established to celebrate the artist and his music. But sound and vision are not enough: you will have the chance to amuse your taste as well, since those places are also homeland of the king of cold cuts: Culatello.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Rocca Pallavicino, Piazza Giuseppe Verdi, 43011, Busseto Italy

This Medieval castle, belonged to the Pallavicino family, has been almost entirely reconstructed in Neogothic style between 1857 and 1868. Nowadays, it hosts the City Hall of Busseto and the Neoclassic “Giuseppe Verdi” Theatre.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Museo Casa Barezzi, Via Roma 119, 43011, Busseto Italy

The Museum “Casa Barezzi” is dedicated to Antonio Barezzi, Verdi’s father in law, and is hosted in the house where he used to live and where the famous composer held his first public performance. A private guided tour will allow the guests to discover many items linked to Giuseppe Verdi’s life and art.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Casa Natale di Giuseppe Verdi, Roncole Verdi, Busseto Italy

A private guided tour will allow the visitor to breathe the frugal atmosphere of the small cottage where the great composer was born in 1813, also thanks to some technological expedients introduced during the 2014 refurbishment. Nevertheless, the appearance of the whole place has remained unchanged for more than two centuries.

Duration: 1 hour