Isabella Colbran (1785-1845) radiated majesty on stage. Off-stage, it was said, she had as much dignity as a milliner’s assistant.
Getting There: Today, the Teatro San Carlo, located in the heart of the city, is the highlight of any Naples visit. You can get a tour during the day or buy tickets at the window for evening performances. The address is Via San Carlo 98/F, Naples.
Next door, don’t miss a visit to Galleria Umberto I.