A perfect blend of some of our Italian classics. These include enjoying a night at the opera in the very best seats in the open-air arena in Verona and Lucca, stunning opera houses in Milan and Venice, witnessing the historical Siena Palio horse race, the Venice Carnival in fantastic period costume or a night on the iconic Venice Simplon Orient Express.
We even have some of the main Italian cities which can be done either singularly, or combined to include a second, third or even fourth city. These trips include top level first class travel and tours, to really celebrate your special occasion in style.
All of our breaks below can be tailor-made to suit you. These itineraries are just an example of what we can do and what we recommend.
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This break is perfect for the opera lover or the first timer. Every summer well-loved operas are performed in the unique setting of a Roman open-air arena.
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For those wanting to attend the Top VIP Venetian Carnival ball, Il Ballo del Doge is the one to choose. Enjoy an evening like no other dressed in Antonia Sautter's finest ...Click for More Details
The Venice Simplon Orient Express train is the only way to travel through Paris and the Majestic Alps, before arriving into Venice. Then stay with 5 star luxury, staying at San ...Click for More Details
The Tiepolo Ball is for those who really want the most authentic Venetian Carnival Ball experience, with the highest level of traditional dancing. Now in it's 24th season the ...Click for More Details
See for yourself up close the historical Siena Palio horse race. This twice yearly trip is ideal for anyone who loves history, horse racing and the beautiful Tuscany region. ...Click for More Details
If you have travelled to Venice before you know the crowds can be all consuming. This break focuses on the best of both worlds; getting to see Venice along with some much needed ...Click for More Details
Every year the Puccini Opera Festival takes place in the scenic surroundings of Torre del Lago. The outdoor arena overlooks the lake, which creates the perfect backdrop for some ...Click for More Details
Think opera, think La Scala opera house in Milan. La Scala is home to a full schedule of operas and some ballets most months of the year.
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This trip encompasses two much loved cities. Arrive in Venice and sample the city with a 5 course tasting menu and a romantic gondola ride - the only way to see the city!
The Mascheranda Ball is the perfect Venetian Carnival ball for those wanting a party feel. Celebrate in style with the ball that combines traditional dancing, along with the ...Click for More Details
Venice is the Number 1 romantic break and with good reason. Explore Venice by gondola as you glide along the canals, Michelin Starred dining and the decadence of La Serenissima, ...Click for More Details
Begin your trip in Venice with a romantic gondola ride. Then get into character for your night of high entertainment on the Venice Simplon Orient Express. Dress up for a Roaring ...Click for More Details
If Italy has always been on your wish list, but you are undecided on where to start, this is the trip for you. Exploring the main cities including Venice, Verona, Florence and ...Click for More Details
Whilst your first thoughts of opera houses may fall on La Scala in Milan, Venice also has its own incredible opera house; La Fenice. La Fenice performs an interesting mix of ...Click for More Details
It was a perfect, hassle, stress free experience. From checking in at Victoria Station for the Orient Express to being picked up by water taxi for our return flight home, everything went like clockwork - you definitely delivered a unique experience.
We had the most fabulous time of our lives. We have felt like movie stars The hotel and Ball were FABULOUS. Words will never express what a wonderful experience carnival is, a real once in a life time opportunity and Weekend A la Carte made it special. Once again thank you and we hope to travel with you again some day.