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Venice & other Romantic Cities

Venice is the perfect start or end to any trip to Italy. It is within easy travelling distance to most main Italian cities including Verona, Milan, Florence, Rome and Siena.

Why not use one of our Venice multi city breaks below as the starting point for planning your next trip. You can include an event like the opera or the Siena Palio race, enjoy more guided tours, or opt for some free time to wander and explore.

Or maybe arriving in style is what you were interested in, in which case one of our Venice Simplon Orient Express trip is the one for you. Enjoy overnight entertainment harking back to the Roaring Twenties.

 

Verona Opera and Romantic Venice Break

Availability from 8 July - 1 September only

Verona Opera and Romantic Venice Break

Break available: 8 July - 4 September 2018
6 days

Explore the Veneto region in depth. Begin in Romeo & Juliet's city of Verona, where you can fall in love with the opera in the Roman open-air summer opera festival. Your Gold Central seats are the best in the arena.

Then travel first class to Romantic Venice, where you can treat a loved one to a gondola ride and much much more.

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Operatic Indulgence in Venice, Verona & Milan

Availability from 8 July - 4 September only

Operatic Indulgence in Venice, Verona & Milan

Break available: 8 July - 4 September 2018
8 days

If opera is a real passion of yours, then this is the perfect trip for you. Begin your Italian opera break in Venice at La Fenice opera house. Then travel to nearby Verona for an opera experience in an open-air Roman Arena. Complete your trip in La Scala opera house in Milan. Tailor-make your day plan to suit you.

3 Operas, 3 Cities, all best seats in the house!

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Lakes & Lagoons - Venice, Verona, Lake Garda & Milan

Availability from 8 July - 1 September only

Lakes & Lagoons - Venice, Verona, Lake Garda & Milan

Break available: 8 July - 7 September 2018
10 days

Most of our Italian short breaks can be extended to encompass a second or third location, but how about a fourth? Choose your opera in the Roman open-air arena in summer, and we will do the rest!

Enjoy your opera seated in the best seats in the arena, while Venice, Lake Garda and Milan also await with plenty of fantastic tailor-made experiences to suit you.

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Venice to Vienna on the Venice Simplon Orient Express

Venice to Vienna on the Venice Simplon Orient Express

Break available: Departing 7 May, 24 September, 22 October 2018 and 6 May, 23rd Sept, 21st Oct 2019
6 days

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 Twenties revival whilst travelling onto Vienna. You have several days to explore Vienna's beauty with a private tour of the city, Fiaker ride & a intimate Mozart Concert .

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Venice Simplon Orient Express Venice to Prague Break

Venice Simplon Orient Express Venice to Prague Break

Break available: Departing 21 May, 8 October 2018 & 20 May, 7 Oct 2019
6 days

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!

Then be transported on the iconic Venice Simplon Orient Express train to Prague. This really is travelling in style! Finish with a private city tour in Prague after a 5 Star experience trip.

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Venice Simplon Orient Express & Florence

Venice Simplon Orient Express & Florence

Break available: 22 March - 1 November 2018
21 March - 3 November 2019
6 days

Why limit yourself to one fantastic city, when you can have two, AND an overnight on the iconic Venice Simplon Orient Express?! Return to the Roaring Twenties on this famous train before you alight in Venice for several nights in romantic Venice.

Then finish your trip in Florence surrounded by the works of well known masterpieces in this Renaissance city.

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Scenic Italian Adventure - Venice, Verona, Florence & Rome

Availability from 8 July - 1 September only

Scenic Italian Adventure - Venice, Verona, Florence & Rome

Break available: 8 July - 6 September 2018
10 days

If Italy is still on your wish list, then our multi city Italy break will tick all the boxes. Dress up for your night at the Verona open-air arena in your top seats, before exploring Venice, Florence and Rome as well.

This break can be tailor-made to suit you with additional days and experiences. Stress-free travel where all you have to do is relax and enjoy!

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Reviews & Feedback

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

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.

Frances Shaw

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