If you prefer the freedom of independent travel, departing on the date you choose, selecting the opera performances you wish to attend and traveling only with your companions (or solo), let us design a custom opera trip to Europe for you. You'll receive:
- Flexible Dates and Choices
You'll travel on the dates you want and choose the cities you wish to visit, opera performances you wish to attend, your hotels, and activities.
- Hotel Recommendations
You'll select your hotel among the recommendations we provide based on your preferences, travel style, and budget and among only those distinctive properties we know are first rate.
- Opera Performances
You'll receive opera season schedules for the dates you wish to travel, best seating options, and casting details so that you can choose which performances you would like to attend. Your custom opera trip can also be planned around festivals, such as the Salzburg Festival in Austria or Puccini Festival in Italy.
- Special, Memorable Experiences
You'll receive options for once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as backstage tours, dress rehearsals, gala opening nights and balls, receptions, talks, pre-theater dining, or limo and driver to the performance. You'll also receive suggestions for activities, private tours, and excursions that let you explore interests beyond music.
- A Personal Day-to-Day Itinerary
Your custom itinerary will include planned activities and time to explore on your own. It will be designed around your interests, desired travel dates and budget. You'll enjoy the services of a personal travel manager to plan your opera package and take care of the details, so all you have to do is dream about and then enjoy your trip.
- Transportation Options - For your custom trip, we'll plan the best ways to travel between cities by car, flights or train. We also include flights departing from the U.S.
Receive detailed information about our custom opera trips to Europe.
Cities and Theaters
We create independent, custom opera tours to Europe that include hotel, flights from the U.S., transportation within Europe, opera tickets, theater tours, and more. Enjoy opera travel in 2012 to European cities such as:
||Paris Opera - Palais Garnier & Opera Bastille
Royal Opera of Versailles
||Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera)
||Arena di Verona
English National Opera
Teatro la Fenice
||Teatro alla Scala
||Prague State Opera
||Bavarian State Opera
||Dutch National Opera
||Polish National Opera
Contact us to begin planning your opera trip.
Planning Your Trip
In crafting your custom opera trip to Europe, we personally match you with hotels, activities, opera performances and best ways of getting around, based on your tastes, special interests, and time constraints.
| Tell Us About Your Dream Trip
To begin, contact us to provide the information we need to make your dream a reality.
We'll confirm the details with you to ensure we understand exactly what you're looking for.
| Receive Recommendations & Advice
We'll mine our resources and contacts in Europe, conduct meticulous research, and draw on our personal experiences traveling in Europe to develop your day-to-day itinerary. You’ll also receive hotel suggestions, and activities that you might enjoy. We'll even suggest options you may not have considered.
Within a couple of days you'll get to review the first draft of your trip plan.
Feedback and Questions
This is your opportunity to make additional requests and ask questions. We'll collaborate with you to refine the itinerary until you're happy with it.
| Make Trip Decisions
Should you decide to book your trip with us, we'll handle the arrangements and provide options for travel insurance, reconfirmation of all travel services, pre-trip reminders, and proactive support while you are traveling.
You'll gain access to our network of on-the-ground contacts, partners and local experts that offer special amenities only for our travelers.
Before you depart, we ship a package to you that includes your final trip plan, confirmations and extras.
How is Inspired Diversions different?
We build your trip from scratch based on your wants and needs as opposed to simply offering a pre-arranged, standard package. You are not limited to certain dates, certain hotels, or tour providers. Rather, we provide travel recommendations across the full spectrum of options available in order to make the best recommendations for you.
We include opera schedules for the dates and cities you wish to travel with guidance on the best seats; detailed flight and rail planning as well as hotel and guided tour recommendations that meet your criteria and budget. We collaborate with you to refine your plan. Once you're happy with it, you can then decide whether to have us make the travel arrangements for you and manage the details.
Is there a cost for custom planning?
Yes, there's a $75 retainer for the planning of your trip.
After you receive your trip plan and we collaborate with you until you're happy with it, you can then decide whether to have us make the travel arrangements for you.
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