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Operatic Indulgence in Venice, Verona & Milan

Break Available: 9 Jun - 8 Jul 2020
8 days

Price Per Person: From £2,695

For those wanting to experience opera and culture combined, this break offers three nights of operas each in a different Italian city. This creates three very different, unique experiences! Begin in Venice at La Fenice Opera House, before moving onto Verona for opera in an open-air Roman arena, then finally onto Milan for La Scala; the most revered opera house in the world.

Each city offers tailor-made travel to suit you, whether you want time to explore by yourselves or included tours. Alternatively you might want another night at the opera!

If you have always wanted to do a multi city Italian short break but not known how to do it, then don’t worry for this is our forte; arranging complicated schedules seamlessly so you don’t have to worry. Enjoy stress-free travel.

We are currently offering a Complimentary Free Upgrade to the Platinum Stall seating for your night at the opera in the Verona arena.

Highlights

  • Attend Venetian La Fenice Opera in the Stall Seats (Best seats) in Venice
  • Attend Verona Open-air Opera at Arena di Verona in Gold Central Stall Seats (Complimentary Free Upgrade to Platinum seating)
  • Attend La Scala opera in Milan in Stall Seats (best seats)
  • Venice and Verona cards allowing free access to key sites avoiding the queues
  • Traditional hotels located within minutes of the main sights
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Day 1
Fly to Venice and Private Watertaxi Transfer to your hotel

Day 1
Fly to Venice and Private Watertaxi Transfer to your hotel

Fly to Venice where your meet and greet private watertaxi will transfer to your hotel. This is a must for saving you time from the crowds.

Hotel Metropole is a 5 Star hotel located right on the Grand Canal and opposite St Giorgio Island. It has a superb Michelin Starred Chef and the perfect Venetian atmosphere.

Evening at leisure or alternatively add in one of our Optional Extras. We would particularly recommend either the gourmet tasting dinner at the hotel, or alternatively an opera experience in a palace. See below for more information.

What to Pack for your Italian Short Break.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Venice - Upgrade Hotel Metropole Deluxe Lagoon View Room
  • Venice - Gourmet Tasting Meal at The Met
  • Venice - Musica a Palazzo Opera Evening
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Venice - Upgrade Hotel Metropole Deluxe Lagoon View Room

Hotel Metropole is ideally located on the grand canal, but only a deluxe lagoon view room will provide you with a fantastic vista of San Giorgio Island and the lagoon. The rooms are larger and feature further intricate Venetian design and detail.

Price Per Person: From £70 per person per night

Deluxe Lagoon view room at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Outdoor dining at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Executive room with lagoon view at Hotel Metropole, Venice

Venice - Gourmet Tasting Meal at The Met

Enjoy a sumptuous gourmet tasting dinner  prepared by the Michelin Starred Chef at The Met restaurant in the beautiful Hotel Metropole, using locally sourced ingredients.

Price Per Person: From £165

Restaurant at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Dining at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Hotel Metropole Gourmet tasting meal, Venice

Venice - Musica a Palazzo Opera Evening

Whether you are an opera lover wanting a new opera experience, or someone wanting a taster of the opera, this is a great option. Located just along the Grand Canal, this opera takes place right in front of you. There is no stage but only a limited number of chairs, with the singers performing right in front of you!

Click on the first photo for a short video.

Schedule 2019:
La Traviata – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
The Barber of Seville – Wednesdays & Sundays
Rigoletto – Fridays

Price: £100 per person.

Musica a Palazzo, Venice
Musica a Palazzo, Venice
Musica a Palazzo, Venice

Day 2
Day at Leisure

Day 2
Day at Leisure

Day at leisure to explore Venice using your Venice Pass Card. This provides free beat the queues access to both the Doge’s Palace, the prison and St Mark’s Basilica.

Alternatively, why not opt for one of our Optional Extras. For first time to Venice, we would particularly recommend the Private Highlights tour. If however you have been before, then we recommend some time on nearby Burano and Murano. See below for more information.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Venice - Private Highlights Tour
  • Venice - Gondola Ride
  • Venice - Musica a Palazzo Opera Evening
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Venice - Private Highlights Tour

For first timers to Venice, this is a great introduction. Your own private guide will take you on a 3-4 hr tour around the Basilica and Doges Palace. You will be able to walk through the prison made famous for temporarily housing Casanova, along with walking over the Bridge of Sighs; prisoners last glimpse of the outside world.

Price Per Person: £230 per person

Autumn in St Mark's Square, Venice
Gondola, Venice
Venice Basilica

Venice - Gondola Ride

Take the complimentary hotel watertaxi into Venice to start your sunset gondola ride tour. Sit back and relax seeing this floating city the only way it can truly be seen.

Head along the Grand Canal past a vista of stunning palaces and bridges, before your 30mins tour comes to a finish.

Price Per Person: £65 per person

Gondola, Venice
Gondola, Venice
Gondola ride under The Bridge of Sighs, Venice

Venice - Musica a Palazzo Opera Evening

Whether you are an opera lover wanting a new opera experience, or someone wanting a taster of the opera, this is a great option. Located just along the Grand Canal, this opera takes place right in front of you. There is no stage but only a limited number of chairs, with the singers performing right in front of you!

Click on the first photo for a short video.

Schedule 2019:
La Traviata – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
The Barber of Seville – Wednesdays & Sundays
Rigoletto – Fridays

Price: £100 per person.

Musica a Palazzo, Venice
Musica a Palazzo, Venice
Musica a Palazzo, Venice

Day 3
Day at Leisure and Attend the Opera at La Fenice

Day 3
Day at Leisure and Attend the Opera at La Fenice

Day at leisure to explore Venice, or alternatively add in one of our Optional Extras.

This evening attend the opera at La Fenice. La Fenice, (The Phoenix) is aptly named as it has met with fire and burnt down twice. It has now been re-mastered to its current glory as one of the most famous opera houses in Europe. Your seating will be in the stalls which is the best view of the stage in the whole house.

Click on the video image opposite for a sample of some of the wonderful performances.

Rinaldo (Handel) – 19, 21, 25, 27 Jun, 01, 03 Jul
Roberto Devereux (Donizetti) – 26, 28, 30 Jun, 02, 04 Jul

Photos 1 and 2 opposite copyrighted to Teatro La Fenice.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Venice - Lagoon Island Regular Excursion
  • Venice - Semi Private Tour of Murano & Burano
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Venice - Lagoon Island Regular Excursion

Begin this 4hr excursion sailing past San Giorgio Maggiore before disembarking on your first island of Murano. Murano is known for its glass manufacturing and the tour includes a visit to one of the factories.

Travel onwards to Burano, an archipelago of four islands, and sample the lace which Burano is famous for.

Finish the tour on Torcello, visiting the cathedral and church on this quieter island. Transfer back to Venice.

Please note this is in a small group and is not private.

Price Per Person: £30

Murano Island, Venice
Burano Island
Torcello, Venice

Venice - Semi Private Tour of Murano & Burano

The boat will collect you and take you onto both Murano and Burano with your guide. For no more than 8 people in total, this semi private tour, also includes a glass blowing demonstration on Murano.

Price: From £170 per person for the small group (up to 8 people in total), to Burano and Murano with glass blowing introduction. Please note this is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only.

Murano Island, Venice
Burano Island, Venice
Glass blowing, Murano

Day 4
Train Transfer to Verona and Private Transfer to your hotel

Day 4
Train Transfer to Verona and Private Transfer to your hotel

Private watertaxi transfer to the station and first class train to Verona. (Around 1 ¼ hrs train transfer time.)

On arrival in Verona a private transfer will transport you to your 4 star hotel. We do not believe in group transfers.

Located in the centre of Verona, the hotels we use are within easy walking distance of the main sights and close to the arena for the opera.

Waiting for you at hotel reception will be your opera tickets and your Verona Pass Card.

The Verona Pass Card allows free access to many of the local churches and museums. It also includes a map so you can see where the main sights are located and plan your time accordingly.

This evening let your nose dictate where you head for dinner. If there is an opera performance at the arena, we recommend you have a meal at one of the restaurants just outside the arena. The acoustics are incredible and a fantastic way to enjoy your first meal in Romeo & Juliet’s city!

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Day 5
Day at Leisure and Attend the Opera at the Arena di Verona

Day 5
Day at Leisure and Attend the Opera at the Arena di Verona

Spend the day exploring Verona. You can enjoy Juliet’s Balcony and Tomb, Castelvecchio, The National History Museum and the various museums and churches all free with your Verona Pass Card.

We would particularly recommend you visit the Arena Opera Museum where the old costumes and sets are kept. If you want to purchase the libretto for your opera this evening, head to the arena shop. Visit the arena during the day, before the incredible sets are installed.

This evening attend the opera at the Arena di Verona in your Gold Central Stall seats. We are currently offering a Complimentary Free Upgrade to the Platinum Stall tickets, which are considered the best seats in the house.

For a flavour of this spectacle please click on the photo link to the right.

The Verona Opera 2020 schedule runs from 13 June – 5 September, however, to tie in with the other opera dates, you have the following options:

Cavalleria Rusticana – Pagliacci:
June – 13, 19, 26
July – 03, 08

Aida:
June – 20, 25
July – 05, 10, 14, 18

Turandot:
June – 27
July – 11, 16

Serata di Gala:
June – 28

Nabucco:
July – 04, 09, 15

Gala Domingo:
July – 07

Video, Header photo and photos 1-8 inclusive opposite, copyrighted to Fondazione Arena di Verona.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Verona - Al Cristo Wine Tasting
  • Verona - Lake Garda Boat Trip
  • Verona - Byblos Spa Day
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Verona - Al Cristo Wine Tasting

We have two great options for you. The first is for those wine connoisseurs. Located within walking distance of your hotel is this small family run restaurant. The Maitre will take you to the cellar and introduce you to 3-4 wines.

Alternatively, if you have done a wine tasting tour before and want to skip straight to the tasting part, why not combine with a meal, and sampling the wines with each course.

Price Per Person: From £50 for Wine Tasting

Price Per Person: From £95 for Wine Tasting with Lunch

Price Per Person: From £110 for Wine Tasting with Dinner

Wine cellar at Al Cristo, Verona
Wine tasting, Italy
Meal in the wine cellar at Al Cristo, Verona

Verona - Lake Garda Boat Trip

This is our most popular tour and with good reason. You take a private transfer to the pier where you will join a public boat, to be taken across the scenic lake arriving at the privately owned Isola del Garda.

Once there you will be given a tour of the island, perhaps even by the Borghese Cavazza family themselves, and get to learn the history of the island. The tour will include the neo gothic Venetian style villa, the landscaped luscious gardens and the fantastic view over the lake, along with tasting some of the local wine and olive oil.

After arriving back on the mainland, your private transfer will take you to Sirmione, a mediaeval castle town where you can wander at your leisure through the town, purchase some souvenirs and enjoy lunch. We recommend La Speranzina Restaurant which boasts beautiful views over the lake.

Your private transfer will return you to your hotel late afternoon.

Price Per Person: From £245

Garda Island
Sirmione, Lake Garda
Sirmione, Lake Garda

Verona - Byblos Spa Day

Transfer to Byblos Art Hotel and pamper yourself for the day at their luxurious spa. Enjoy the illuminated pool with hydromassage and chromotherapy, sauna, steam bath and tropical showers.

Included are 1 Keraskin or Decleor treatment, hydromassage, sauna, steam room, tropical showers, use of the Technogym equipment and 3 course light lunch at the Atelier restaurant.

Price Per Person: From £255

Exterior of Spa at Byblos, Lake Garda
Spa at Byblos, Lake Garda
Spa at Byblos, Lake Garda

Day 6
Train Transfer to Milan and Private Transfer to your hotel

Day 6
Train Transfer to Milan and Private Transfer to your hotel

Private transfer for your first class train to Milan. (Around 1hr train time.)

On arrival your private driver will be waiting to transfer to your central Milan hotel.

All of the hotels we use are 4 star and in the centre so you are very near to the Duomo and La Scala.

Rest of day at leisure.

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Day 7
Day at Leisure. Attend La Scala Opera

Day 7
Day at Leisure. Attend La Scala Opera

Day at leisure to explore Milan. Head to Castello Sforzesco for the main museums and park or maybe the art gallery for some culture.

Alternatively add one of our Optional Extras. We would particularly recommend our Private Guided Duomo with Rooftop and The Last Supper Tour.

This evening attend La Scala Opera in your stall seats (best in the house).

Fedora (Colautti) – 03, 06, 09, 13, 17, 25, 30 June
L’amore dei tre re (Montemezzi) – 10 Jun
Un ballo in maschera (Verdi) – 20, 23, 26 June, 02, 07 July

Photos 2 and 5 opposite copyrighted to Teatro La Scala.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Milan - Private Guided Duomo with Rooftop and Last Supper Tour
  • Milan - Private Guided Duomo with Rooftop
  • Milan - Lake Maggiore Day Trip (Only Sundays)
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Milan - Private Guided Duomo with Rooftop and Last Supper Tour

Today your private guide will meet you and take you for a tour of the Duomo. This gothic building was built in the 5th century and took almost six further centuries to complete. The tour is not complete without a trip onto the rooftop, allowing beautiful views across the city.

Move on to Santa Maria della Grazie, the church that houses the world famous Leonardo di Vinci’s Last Supper painting. This mural painting has narrowly avoided two main disasters – the first the paint badly fading so the figures became unrecognisable, the second almost being destroyed during the bombing of World War II. This enigmatic painting has led to speculation that it is Mary and not John sitting to Jesus’ right. With your self guided audio set, you can learn all about this further.

Price Per Person: From £140

Exterior of the Duomo at sunset, Milan
Night shot of the Duomo, Milan
The Last Supper fresco by Leonardo da Vinci, Milan

Milan - Private Guided Duomo with Rooftop

Today your private guide will meet you for your tour of the Duomo. This gothic building was built in the 5th century and took almost six further centuries to complete. The tour is not complete without a trip onto the rooftop, allowing beautiful views across the city. The roof can be accessed either by lift or stairs.

Price per person: From £115

Sunset behind the Duomo, Milan
Duomo rooftop, Milan
Detail of carving on the Duomo, Milan

Milan - Lake Maggiore Day Trip (Only Sundays)

To escape from the city for a day, opt for an island hop experience to Lake Maggiore, surrounded by majestic Alps and beautiful scenic gardens. You will be taken to Stresa, (around 1.5 hrs) for some time shopping, before your shared 2hr panoramic boat cruise on the lake, enjoying fresh crystalline waters. You will visit all three of the Borromee Islands – Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella, before arriving back at Stresa to resume your transfer back to Milan.

Please note this is available from 01 April – 20 October on Sundays only.

Price Per Person: From £100

Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore
Pescatori Island, Lake Maggiore
Isola Madre at Lake Maggiore

Day 8
Private Airport Transfer for flight home

Day 8
Private Airport Transfer for flight home

At leisure until your private airport transfer for your flight home after your Venice, Verona and Milan Opera Break.

Alternatively, if you want a few days longer, why not extend your trip to take in some time in Florence. This beauty city boasts some of the most stunning artworks and scenery, to really finish your Italian trip in style!

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Accommodation

Where You'll Stay

Hotel Metropole - Venice (5 Star)

Standard double room at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Deluxe Lagoon view room at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Executive room with lagoon view at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Restaurant at Hotel Metropole, Venice

Hotel Metropole - Venice (5 Star)

An unforgettable view over the lagoon, only a few steps from Piazza San Marco, within easy reach of the most stylish shops, and close to the Art and Architectural Biennales.

This hotel offers exclusive suites and elegant salons.

It has a web of enchantment, a seductive ambiance and an aura of mystery and exoticism. The hotel has period furniture, soft music and relaxing perfumes, which enhance your feeling of relaxation.

The Michelin Star Chef at The Met restaurant conjures up an experience for even the most discerning of palettes.

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Hotel Bonvecchiati - Venice (4 Star)

Hotel Bonvecchiati, Venice entrance
Standard room at Hotel Bonvecchiati, Venice
Hotel Bonvecchiati, Venice outdoor dining
Reception at Hotel Bonvecchiati, Venice

Hotel Bonvecchiati - Venice (4 Star)

Refined elegance, comfort and exclusive services at the Hotel Bonvecchiati which has been welcoming guests to the heart of Venice since 1790, is just 3 minutes from Saint Mark's Square and 5 from the Rialto Bridge.

There is a water landing for gondolas and motor boats and a romantic restaurant on the terrace.

The rooms at the Bonvecchiati Hotel are in the Venetian style of the best historic hotels in Venice: classic decorations with a modern touch, luxury bathrooms, comfort and services that are a must for the best international 4-star hotels in Venice.

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Hotel Firenze - Verona (4 Star)

Exterior of Hotel Firenze, Verona
Standard room at Hotel Firenze, Verona
Reception at Hotel Firenze, Verona
Breakfast room at Hotel Firenze, Verona

Hotel Firenze - Verona (4 Star)

The Hotel Firenze is located in Corso Porta Nuova. From this elegant hotel, guests can reach all the most important monuments and touristic places of the city:

the Arena, the House and Tomb of Juliet, the Roman Theatre, Castelvecchio with its unique military bridge and Scaligeri Arches along with the tombs of the medieval Signoria family.

All rooms have recently been refurbished, have air conditioning and bathrooms either with Jacuzzi or shower with steam sauna.

This hotel is only a 10 minute walk from the Arena.

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Hotel Accademia - Verona (4 Star)

Exterior for Hotel Accademia, Verona
Superior room at Hotel Accademia, Verona
Double standard room at Hotel Accademia, Verona
Restaurant at Hotel Accademia, Verona

Hotel Accademia - Verona (4 Star)

The Accademia Hotel is in the centre of Verona. The hotel is in the heart of the exclusive shopping area of Verona, conveniently positioned between the Brà Square with the Arena and Erbe Square with Giulietta's House and balcony.

All rooms are spacious and feature air conditioning.

A breakfast buffet is served every morning and includes both sweet and savoury options. Restaurant Accademia specialises in Veneto food and wine, with meals prepared with fresh local products.

This is our most popular hotel for Verona, which consistently comes out top on fantastic feedback.

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Hotel de la Ville (SINA) - Milan (4 Star)

Outside Hotel de la Ville, Milan
Hotel de la Ville, Milan
Pool at Hotel de la Ville, Milan
Dining room at Hotel de la Ville, Milan

Hotel de la Ville (SINA) - Milan (4 Star)

Considered to be one of the most elegant meeting places of Milan the hotel is patronised by fashion celebrities, show business personalities, and entrepreneurs. Very close to the Duomo, La Scala and Via Montenapoleone, it is a comfortable and tranquil place, perfect for a stay.

The hotel's restaurant, "L'Opéra", is open late at night, and is the ideal setting for an after theatre meal.

And, as in any aristocratic home, the rooms and suites all have their own distinct personality thanks to the use of different fabrics and decor, the fine furnishings and the marble bathroom.

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Grand Hotel Rosa - Milan

Grand Hotel Rosa - Milan

The Rosa Grand Hotel perfectly captures Milan’s mix of the innovative and the inspiring. The refurbished interior exudes Italian craftsmanship with each of the 330 rooms fusing impeccable comfort with chic Italian style. Widely acclaimed as one of the best hotels in Milan, the Rosa Grand puts you in the heart of the city’s historic district with the Duomo and world-famous Via Monte Napoleone just moments away.

True style doesn’t need to shout and our Superior rooms offer refined elegance for your vacation in Milan. You’ll find light, spacious interiors, warm cherry wood furniture and soft fabrics as well as a sumptuous double bed and Italian marble bathroom.

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Optional Extras
Venice - Upgrade Hotel Metropole Deluxe Lagoon View Room
Deluxe Lagoon view room at Hotel Metropole, Venice

Hotel Metropole is ideally located on the grand canal, but only a deluxe lagoon view room will provide you with a fantastic vista of San Giorgio Island and the lagoon. The rooms are larger and feature further intricate Venetian design and detail.

Price Per Person: From £70 per person per night

Venice - Gourmet Tasting Meal at The Met
Restaurant at Hotel Metropole, Venice

Enjoy a sumptuous gourmet tasting dinner  prepared by the Michelin Starred Chef at The Met restaurant in the beautiful Hotel Metropole, using locally sourced ingredients.

Price Per Person: From £165

Venice - Musica a Palazzo Opera Evening
Musica a Palazzo, Venice

Whether you are an opera lover wanting a new opera experience, or someone wanting a taster of the opera, this is a great option. Located just along the Grand Canal, this opera takes place right in front of you. There is no stage but only a limited number of chairs, with the singers performing right in front of you!

Click on the first photo for a short video.

Schedule 2019:
La Traviata – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
The Barber of Seville – Wednesdays & Sundays
Rigoletto – Fridays

Price: £100 per person.

Venice - Private Highlights Tour
Autumn in St Mark's Square, Venice

For first timers to Venice, this is a great introduction. Your own private guide will take you on a 3-4 hr tour around the Basilica and Doges Palace. You will be able to walk through the prison made famous for temporarily housing Casanova, along with walking over the Bridge of Sighs; prisoners last glimpse of the outside world.

Price Per Person: £230 per person

Venice - Gondola Ride
Gondola, Venice

Take the complimentary hotel watertaxi into Venice to start your sunset gondola ride tour. Sit back and relax seeing this floating city the only way it can truly be seen.

Head along the Grand Canal past a vista of stunning palaces and bridges, before your 30mins tour comes to a finish.

Price Per Person: £65 per person

Venice - Lagoon Island Regular Excursion
Murano Island, Venice

Begin this 4hr excursion sailing past San Giorgio Maggiore before disembarking on your first island of Murano. Murano is known for its glass manufacturing and the tour includes a visit to one of the factories.

Travel onwards to Burano, an archipelago of four islands, and sample the lace which Burano is famous for.

Finish the tour on Torcello, visiting the cathedral and church on this quieter island. Transfer back to Venice.

Please note this is in a small group and is not private.

Price Per Person: £30

Venice - Semi Private Tour of Murano & Burano
Murano Island, Venice

The boat will collect you and take you onto both Murano and Burano with your guide. For no more than 8 people in total, this semi private tour, also includes a glass blowing demonstration on Murano.

Price: From £170 per person for the small group (up to 8 people in total), to Burano and Murano with glass blowing introduction. Please note this is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only.

Verona - Al Cristo Wine Tasting
Wine cellar at Al Cristo, Verona

We have two great options for you. The first is for those wine connoisseurs. Located within walking distance of your hotel is this small family run restaurant. The Maitre will take you to the cellar and introduce you to 3-4 wines.

Alternatively, if you have done a wine tasting tour before and want to skip straight to the tasting part, why not combine with a meal, and sampling the wines with each course.

Price Per Person: From £50 for Wine Tasting

Price Per Person: From £95 for Wine Tasting with Lunch

Price Per Person: From £110 for Wine Tasting with Dinner

Verona - Lake Garda Boat Trip
Garda Island

This is our most popular tour and with good reason. You take a private transfer to the pier where you will join a public boat, to be taken across the scenic lake arriving at the privately owned Isola del Garda.

Once there you will be given a tour of the island, perhaps even by the Borghese Cavazza family themselves, and get to learn the history of the island. The tour will include the neo gothic Venetian style villa, the landscaped luscious gardens and the fantastic view over the lake, along with tasting some of the local wine and olive oil.

After arriving back on the mainland, your private transfer will take you to Sirmione, a mediaeval castle town where you can wander at your leisure through the town, purchase some souvenirs and enjoy lunch. We recommend La Speranzina Restaurant which boasts beautiful views over the lake.

Your private transfer will return you to your hotel late afternoon.

Price Per Person: From £245

Verona - Byblos Spa Day
Exterior of Spa at Byblos, Lake Garda

Transfer to Byblos Art Hotel and pamper yourself for the day at their luxurious spa. Enjoy the illuminated pool with hydromassage and chromotherapy, sauna, steam bath and tropical showers.

Included are 1 Keraskin or Decleor treatment, hydromassage, sauna, steam room, tropical showers, use of the Technogym equipment and 3 course light lunch at the Atelier restaurant.

Price Per Person: From £255

Milan - Private Guided Duomo with Rooftop and Last Supper Tour
Exterior of the Duomo at sunset, Milan

Today your private guide will meet you and take you for a tour of the Duomo. This gothic building was built in the 5th century and took almost six further centuries to complete. The tour is not complete without a trip onto the rooftop, allowing beautiful views across the city.

Move on to Santa Maria della Grazie, the church that houses the world famous Leonardo di Vinci’s Last Supper painting. This mural painting has narrowly avoided two main disasters – the first the paint badly fading so the figures became unrecognisable, the second almost being destroyed during the bombing of World War II. This enigmatic painting has led to speculation that it is Mary and not John sitting to Jesus’ right. With your self guided audio set, you can learn all about this further.

Price Per Person: From £140

Milan - Private Guided Duomo with Rooftop
Sunset behind the Duomo, Milan

Today your private guide will meet you for your tour of the Duomo. This gothic building was built in the 5th century and took almost six further centuries to complete. The tour is not complete without a trip onto the rooftop, allowing beautiful views across the city. The roof can be accessed either by lift or stairs.

Price per person: From £115

Milan - Lake Maggiore Day Trip (Only Sundays)
Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore

To escape from the city for a day, opt for an island hop experience to Lake Maggiore, surrounded by majestic Alps and beautiful scenic gardens. You will be taken to Stresa, (around 1.5 hrs) for some time shopping, before your shared 2hr panoramic boat cruise on the lake, enjoying fresh crystalline waters. You will visit all three of the Borromee Islands – Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori and Isola Bella, before arriving back at Stresa to resume your transfer back to Milan.

Please note this is available from 01 April – 20 October on Sundays only.

Price Per Person: From £100

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Testimonials

Congratulations on a hat trick – 3 superb holidays this year! As ever, Weekend a la Carte you’ve come up trumps once again, thanks for all your help and attention to detail. We’ve already booked for another trip next year, we just know that it’s going to be like all our other holidays with you – first class from start to finish.

Peter

Both of us are opera lovers. You made me feel confident that you would arrange a trip that would fulfil my brief. The hotels were luxurious with attentive and friendly staff throughout. The drivers who met and returned us to the airports were splendid as were their vehicles. Our guide, Donatella, to the Cathedral and Last Supper was so well informed and took care of us splendidly.

Stanley

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What's included & departure airports

What's Included?

  • 7 nights accommodation with breakfast (Hotel Metropole – Venice), (Hotel Firenze – Verona), (Hotel de la Ville – Milan)
  • Activities as described including a Complimentary Free Upgrade to Platinum Stall tickets at the Verona arena
  • Venice & Verona Pass Cards
  • Flights from the UK (includes 1 hold bag per person)
  • Private airport & train transfers
  • 1st Class Trains

Departure airports:
Gatwick
Heathrow
Manchester

Our international clients are welcome to book their own flights.

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