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Italy: Student Orchestra Music Tour

Looking up at St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City Rome Italy

Italy: Student Orchestra Music Tour


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Day 1: Board your overnight flight to Milan    

Day 2: Milan - Cremona    

Meet your tour leader at the airport

Depart for Cremona

Take a guided tour through the city

You will see:
•    The Cathedral
•    The Baptistery 
•    The Palazzo Comunale

Visit the Stradivari Museum

Free time in Cremona

Day 3: Montecatini Terme

Travel to Montecatini Terme

Leisure time to explore the city

Day 4: Montecatini Terme – Viareggio, Pietrasanta or Fiesole

Enjoy a full morning music workshop with a local clinician

Depending on the location of the workshop, you will explore Viareggio, Pietrasanta or Fiesole

You will see:
•    Villa Orlando in Viareggio
•    Cathedral of St. Martin in Pietrasanta
•    Palazzo Comunale in Fiesole

Day 5: Pisa – Lucca – Montecatini Terme

Start the day travelling to Pisa 

You will see:
•    Leaning Tower
•    Piazza del Duomo
•    Medici Palace

Transfer to Lucca

Wander through the streets on your own time

Return to Montecatini Terme 

See a performance at Terme Tettucio

Day 6: Florence – Montecatini Terme

Travel to Florence

Enjoy a guided tour of the city

You will see:
•    Church of Santa Croce
•    Palazzo Vecchio
•    Ponte Vecchio

Visit the Galleria dell’Accademia

Free time in Florence

Possible performance at the Chiesa di Santo Stefano or similar in Florence 

Return to Montecatini Terme

Day 7: Siena – San Gimignano – Montecatini Terme    

Start the day with a drive to Siena 

Enjoy a guided tour of the city

You will see:
•    Piazza del Campo
•    La Loggia della Mercanzia
•    Accademia Chigiana

Depart for the town of San Gimignano

Wander the streets on your free time

Experience a performance in the Chiesa di Santo Domenico or similar in San Gimignano

Return to Montecatini Terme

Day 8: Rome

Depart for Rome

Enjoy a guided tour of the city

You will see:
•    The Pantheon 
•    Trevi Fountain 
•    Spanish Steps

Take a guided tour of the Colosseum 

Day 9: Rome

Experience the Vatican Museums with a guided tour

You will see:
•    The Tapestry Gallery 
•    The Raphael Rooms
•    Sistine Chapel

Explore the Christendom St. Peter’s Basilica

Possible performance in one of the hill towns around Rome

Day 10: Rome

Travel to the airport for your flight home

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10-Day Music Trip

This 10-day student music tour will allow your class to explore the iconic sights throughout Italy. They will hone their craft at a half day workshop with a local clinician and will see performances throughout the country. Students will visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Colosseum and St. Peter’s Basilica. They will explore the Stradivari Museum, the Uffizi Gallery, and the Galleria dell’Accademia. This music trip will enhance your student’s love of music and will open their minds to the wonder of travel.

Performance Opportunities: The Chiesa di Santa Stefano or similar in Florence, and one of the hill towns around Rome.

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