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Beneath a starry Tuscan sky, watch Puccini's greatest works performed in an open-air theatre overlooking Massaciuccoli lake.
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The festival
Each year, the town of Torre del Lago, where Giacomo Puccini spent his later life, pays tribute to the great composer by showcasing his operas. The festival attracts acclaimed directors, artists, and stage designers, as well as a following of dedicated opera lovers. The open-air stage sits on the shore of Massaciuccoli lake, creating a dramatic setting befitting the emotion of Puccini's compositions.

The operas
This year's festival showcases the very best of Puccini. Soak up the romance ofLa Bohème, the tragedy ofTosca, the despair ofMadame Butterfly, or opt for the rarely performedLa Rondine.

Inclusions :
  • Ticket to a performance of a Puccini opera
  • Seating in sector 1 or 2
  • All booking fees

Available:
Thurs.–Sun., July 20–August 19, 2007

Duration:
Approx. 3 hours

Seating:
Sector 1 seats are located in the front rows of the auditorium; sector 2 seats are located in the middle rows of the auditorium.

Show times:
9:15 PM

Location:
Torre del Lago is approximately 17 kilometres (10 miles) from Pisa; 28 kilometres (17 miles) from Lucca; 110 kilometres (70 miles) from Florence; and 168 kilometres (105 miles) from Siena.

Note:
The listed price includes a booking fee. Vouchers are valid exclusively for the date and the performance indicated on them. In the case of adverse weather conditions, the performance may be delayed. If a performance is interrupted by bad weather, no refunds are possible. No admission to the theatre is permitted after the opera has begun. Photography, sound recordings, and video recordings are prohibited inside the theatre. Children younger than five are not permitted.
Redemption instructions

After booking your activities or services—3 easy steps:
1. Print
your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Take all vouchers with you.
3. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; you must exchange one voucher per person.

How to exchange your voucher(s):
Please exchange your voucher for actual tickets at the ticket office; the full address appears on your printed voucher. You can exchange your voucher any day prior to, and including the day of, your performance. The office is open 10 AM-12.30 PM and 4 PM-7 PM. On the day of your opera, please arrive at the theatre no later than 8:30 PM.