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La Traviata Opera is a three-act opera composed by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi libretto. 

The opera premiered on 6th March 1853 at La Fenice opera house in Venice.

La Traviata means “the fallen woman” and refers to the main character, Violetta, a courtesan whose tragic love story is depicted by three breathtaking acts.

This article covers everything you must know before booking La Traviata Opera tickets.

Tour Cost
La Traviata in St Paul’s Within the Walls Entry Ticket €35
Tickets for I Virtuosi dell’opera di Roma: Opera Concerto €25

Things to know before booking tickets

You can purchase your Opera La Traviata entry tickets online in advance or offline. 

If you arrive at the venue to buy tickets, you must line up at the counter. During peak times, these lines can get long, and you will waste your time. 

Online tickets are usually cheaper than those sold at the venue. 

Online tickets also help you avoid last-minute disappointments when tickets get sold out. 

To book tickets, go to the La Traviata Opera ticket booking page, select your preferred date, category of seating, and the number of tickets, and buy the tickets instantly.

After the purchase, you will receive the tickets in your email. 

You don’t need to take any printouts. 

Show the e-ticket on your smartphone on the day of your visit and walk in.

Opera La Traviata tickets

Tickets for La Traviata in St Paul's Within the Walls
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With this ticket, you can see Verdi’s La Traviata opera in a beautiful church in the heart of Rome.

St. Paul’s within the Walls offers the perfect ambiance to host a night of operatic melodrama, with a spectacular performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata.

You can choose between Front Row and Back Row Seats, but let us tell you that the first row gives you a clear view of the show. 

The opera lasts for 2.15 hours.

Cost of tickets

The cost of tickets for La Traviata Opera depends on your selected seating.

The tickets for front-row seats are priced at €35 for all visitors aged 18 and above.

Children up to the age of 17 get a € 5 discount and pay only €30 for the front seat. 

The back row seats cost €25 for visitors aged 18 and above, but kids aged 17 and below get a € 5 discount and pay just €20 for the back seat.

Ticket Prices

Front Seats

Adult (18+ years): €35
Child (up to 17 years): €30

Back Seats

Adult (18+ years): €25
Child (up to 17 years): €20

Tickets for I Virtuosi dell’opera di Roma

Tickets for I Virtuosi dell’opera di Roma
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Have a memorable night with enchanting lyrical operas by Verdi, Puccini, and Mozart. 

Enjoy their impeccable work presented at the St. Paul’s within the Walls Basilica. 

You can choose between VIP (1st, 2nd, or 3rd row), front, and back seats.

The Virtuosi dell’opera di Roma starts at 8.30 pm and lasts one and a half hours.

This ticket does not include Food and drinks and can be purchased separately.

Ticket Prices

VIP – 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th row (18+ years): €50

Front Seats

Adult (18+ years): €35
Child (up to 17 years): €30
Student (up to 27 years with a valid student ID): €30

Back Seats

Adult (18+ years): €25
Child (up to 17 years): €20
Student (up to 27 years with a valid student ID): €20

La Traviata Opera + National Etruscan Museum

La Traviata Opera + National Etruscan Museum
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National Etruscan Museum is approximately 4 km from St. Paul’s within the Walls Church and can be reached in 8 minutes by car. 

After the La Traviata Opera, you can consider exploring the museum by booking a combo ticket.

You can get up to a 5% discount on this combo ticket.

The trip takes around 3 hours – 2 hours at La Traviata and 1 hour at the National Etruscan Museum.

Ticket Cost: €41

Buy Roma Pass and visit one or two of Rome’s top attractions with access to public transport. Pick either a 48-hour pass or a 72-hour pass and get direct entry into the famous gems of Rome.

Frequently asked questions about tickets

Here are some questions tourists ask before purchasing their tickets for La Traviata Opera in Rome.

Does the opera offer free tickets?

Unfortunately, the experience does not offer free entry to the visitors.

Can I buy tickets at the venue?

Yes, tickets for La Traviata Opera are available at the St. Paul’s Within the Walls’ ticket office. However, the popular timeslots may sell out due to high demand, so it is better to get them online in advance.

Do we need to print online tickets?

Visitors can present their tickets on mobile devices, but printed tickets are also accepted at the St. Paul’s Within the Walls Church. You can show the tickets on your smartphone at the entrance and walk inside the attraction.

What is the Opera’s arrival time?

The concert starts at 8.30 am. Arrive at least 15 minutes in advance, keeping the security check in mind.

What is the late arrival policy?

Entry to the Church once the concert starts will not be allowed.

Does the La Traviata Opera offer discounts for locals?

The show offers discounted admission to individuals up to 17 years old and students with valid IDs.

Does the Opera show offer a student discount?

The experience offers a student discount on their admission tickets upon presentation of a valid student ID.

Does the Opera offer a military discount?

The attraction does not offer a military discount on its admission tickets.

Does Roma Pass include access to La Traviata Opera?

The Roma Pass has not yet included this experience in its go-to sightseeing list.

What is the Opera’s refund policy?

This experience has a flexible cancellation policy. You can cancel your ticket until 11:59 pm on the day before your visit for a full refund.

How to reschedule the ticket?

The show has a flexible rescheduling policy. You can change the time and date of your visit until 11:59 pm on the day before your scheduled visit.

What is the Opera’s rain policy?

The concert is an all-weather experience, so all tickets are final.

What language is the Opera performed in?

“La Traviata” is generally performed in its original language, Italian. However, some productions may offer subtitles or translations for the audience.

Is La Traviata a tragic opera?

Yes, it is a tragic opera. It tells the story of a doomed love affair between Violetta and Alfredo and concludes with a tragic ending.

How long is the intermission during a performance?

La Traviata is a three-act opera with an intermission in the middle of Act II. Act I and the first part of Act II are approximately 66 minutes, the intermission is 25 minutes, and the second half of Act II and Act III are approximately 50 minutes. The performance lasts two hours and 30 minutes, including the intermission.

Can I wear formal attire to a performance?

While formal attire is not mandatory, it is common for opera-goers to dress up for the occasion. Many wear suits, tuxedos, evening gowns, or elegant dresses to enhance the experience.

Are children allowed to attend the Opera performance?

Children are generally welcome at opera performances, but “La Traviata” contains mature themes and may not be suitable for young children. Parents should use their discretion and consider the content and the child’s age.

How can I best appreciate the music and singing in the Opera?

To fully appreciate the music and singing in “La Traviata,” it’s helpful to familiarize yourself with the opera’s arias and listen to them before the performance. This can enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the music.

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Opera La Traviata timings

The La Traviata Opera starts at 8.30 pm every Friday and lasts 2.15 hours.

The best time to reach St. Paul’s within the Walls Church for the La Traviata Opera is at least 15 minutes before the stage opens. 

This way, you can avoid the rush and have enough time to settle down.

What to expect

Get mesmerized by the three elegant acts of La Traviata Opera in St Paul’s Within the Walls Basilica.

The plot is set in 19th-century Paris. It depicts the tragic tale of Violetta, a courtesan suffering from tuberculosis overwhelmed by her romantic feelings for Alfredo.

Alfredo is an upper-class man who leaves Paris and moves to the countryside to settle with Violetta.

However, Violetta gets separated from her lover despite their sentiments due to societal pressure and to protect the honor of Alfredo’s family.

Alfredo feels cheated and heartbroken and learns the truth when it is too late. 

Concluding the acts, Violetta dies in his arms in the end.

This heartbreaking melodrama accompanies a top-notch choir and a highly skilled orchestra.

How to reach

How to reach La Traviata in St Paul's Within the Walls
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The La Traviata in St. Paul’s Within the Walls is in Rome’s city center.

Address: Via Nazionale, 16a, 00184 Roma RM, Italy. Get Directions

You can reach the attraction via public and private transport. 

However, we recommend using public transport to reach the Church

You can board bus numbers 40, 60, 64, 70, and 170 to reach the Nazionale/Torino Bus Stop, a 2-minute walk from St Paul’s Within the Walls.

You can also reach the second nearest bus stop. Viminale, by boarding bus numbers 70 and 71. It’s just 3 minutes away from the Cathedral.

By Subway

You can take Subway Line A to reach the Repubblica Subway Station, which is just 2 minutes away from the attraction.

By Car

If you’re driving, you can turn on Google Maps on your smartphone and get started.

There are parking lots near the attraction.


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