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Opera Travel with Act 1 Tours


Dear Opera Friends,

As fall arrives, please take a moment to check out the exciting 2016 travel programs on our new Act 1 Tours mobile-friendly website.

The Vienna Philharmonic Mediterranean Concert Cruise is sure to be a sensational experience and we continue to add new summer festival destinations, notably Aix-en-Provence, Orange, Naples, Martina Franca, Glyndebourne, Garsington and Lucerne.

On another note, we are delighted to announce that Christos Thrappas has joined our team as partner and he will soon become a familiar face on future tours as well as working on tour development and administration.......Welcome Christos!

Many thanks for your continuing confidence and support in our enterprise as we look forward to hearing from you very soon!


With warm wishes,

Annie & Ian Sale, Jacqueline Sale, Christos Thrappas  


The Act 1 Tours Team



May 5 - 15, 2016

“Sea and Music” offers not only a lot of music and crystal clear waters, but “more” of everything. The unique atmosphere on board provides music lovers with unforgettable days: not only concerts with the Vienna Philharmonic and our musical friends, but also an insight into the rehearsals and getting acquainted with members of the orchestra and our guests.

May 17 - 23, 2016

Wagner’s Ring Cycle in Washington, DC May 17-23, 2016 It has fallen to one of the United State’s most influential opera directors, Artistic Director of the Washington National Opera, Francesca Zambello, to bring three consecutive Cycles of Richard Wagner’s tetralogy to the Kennedy Center throughout the month of May in 2016, for the first time in its history.

August 19 - 26, 2016

Premium access to Frank Castorf’s controversial Wagner’s Ring Cycle, with optional performances of Tristan und Isolde, Der fliegende Holländer, Parsifal.

Choice of Arvena Kongress Hotel or Goldener Anker.

We invite you to fulfill a dream and travel with us to the most beautiful theaters and opera houses in the world to see and hear the best international artists in productions that are truly magical.

Stay with us in luxurious hotels whether in Europe, Russia, or North & South America. Visit world-famous museums and experience local cultures first-hand. Sample the cuisine of different lands, and above all enjoy the music and dance, the artists, and the sheer thrill of just being there!

Our company, Act 1 Tours, consists of a group of people who share a love of the arts and travel, and who wish to bring their extensive experience to you, our guests.