W A G N E R ‘ s


from bottom

to top!

As a result of the

COVID-19 virus closures

this tour has been


Here’s what we would have seen 

14 nights


1st SEPTEMBER, 2020

to Tuesday,

15th SEPTEMBER, 2020

Tuesday, 1 September 2020

we arrive in PALERMO

2 nights at the Excelsior Palace.

Wednesday, 2 September 2020

guided walking tour of PALERMO

(including the SICILIAN VESPERS site)

and including Wagner’s

Grand Hotel et des Palmes

(finished refit?)

Thursday, 3 September 2020

coach – visit the MONREALE CATHEDRAL

and the temple at SEGESTA

late afternoon – fly to NAPLES  

3 nights at the Royal Continental hotel.

Friday, 4 September 2020

guided walking tour of NAPLES.

Saturday, 5 September 2020  

coach – visit the Sybil’s cave at

ancient CUMAE

(Virgil’s Aeneid book 6).

Sunday, 6 September 2020

coach – visit the rapidly-increasing

discoveries at POMPEII

continue to SORRENTO

1 night at the Hilton hotel.

Monday, 7 September 2020

coach – “the Amalfi Drive” –


including “Klingsor’s Magic Garden”

at the Villa Rufolo, Ravello

continue to PAESTUM 

1 night at the Areston hotel.

Tuesday, 8 September 2020 

morning – guided walking tour

of the temples of PAESTUM

coach – to ROME  

3 nights at the Star Michelangelo hotel.

Wednesday, 9 September 2020

day in ROME (including the RIENZI

and the TOSCA sites).

Thursday, 10 September 2020 

day in ROME

including the TANNHÄUSER Pope’s

Lateran Basilica).

Friday, 11 September 2020

morning in ROME –

afternoon coach to SIENA

2 nights at the NH hotel.

Saturday, 12 September 2020  

including the inspiration for

the “Grail Castle”

– the Siena Duomo.

Sunday, 13 September 2020  

mid-afternoon –

coach to train station in FLORENCE

then bullet train to VENICE 

2 nights at the Duodo Palace hotel.

Monday, 14 September 2020 

day in VENICE

including the Wagner Museum

in the Palazzo Vendramin-Calergi 


Tuesday, 15 September 2020

to Venice’s Marco Polo airport

– and fly home … or on elsewhere.