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Villa Pallavicino Review

Busseto's main claim to fame is its native son, master composer Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901), whose bicentennial was celebrated last year. The 15th-century Villa Pallavicino is where Verdi worked and lived with his mistress (and later wife) Giuseppina Strepponi. Recently renovated, it displays the maestro's piano, scores, composition books, and walking sticks.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Via Provesi 35, Busseto, 43011 | Map It
  • Phone: 0524/931002
  • Cost: €9
  • Hours: Mar.–Oct., Tues.–Sun. 10–6:30, Nov., Tues.–Sun. 10–5:30, Dec.–Feb., weekends. 10–5:30, Tues.–Fri. by reservation only
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  • Location: Busseto
Updated: 02-19-2013

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