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Special Occasion Breaks

The perfect mix of special occasion breaks that promise a first class, once in a Lifetime experience. Whether you or a loved one are celebrating a special birthday, wedding anniversary or just want to explore more of Italy, below are the breaks we recommend.

We have provided a good cross-section of breaks covering the Venice Carnival, Verona and Milan opera, and romantic city breaks. All include top level tickets, private airport transfers and the best hotels in the region.

Iconic Luxury Venice Simplon Orient Express Trip

Iconic Luxury Venice Simplon Orient Express Trip

Price From £2,695 Per Person Low Season / From £3,220 Per Person High Season
Available: 25 Mar - 7 Nov 2019
22 Mar - 12 Nov 2020
4 days

Iconic Luxury Venice Simplon Orient Express Trip

Price From £2,695 Per Person Low Season / From £3,220 Per Person High Season
Available: 25 Mar - 7 Nov 2019
22 Mar - 12 Nov 2020
4 days

Break Available: 25 Mar - 7 Nov 2019
22 Mar - 12 Nov 2020
4 days Price From £2,695 Per Person Low Season / From £3,220 Per Person High Season

Our Number 1 experience for celebrating a special birthday or wedding anniversary. Choose from the three unique dining cabins, add the Champagne breakfast, put on your party ...

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Verona Opera Lover's Break

Available 07 Aug - 02 Sept 2019 only

Verona Opera Lover's Break

Price Per Person From: £985
Available: 07 Aug - 02 Sept 2019
4 days

Verona Opera Lover's Break

Price Per Person From: £985
Available: 07 Aug - 02 Sept 2019
4 days

Break Available: 07 Aug - 02 Sept 2019
4 days Price Per Person From: £985

Take your seats for a very different opera experience. Having chosen your opera, head to the Arena di Verona where your opera evening takes place in a 72AD open-air Roman ...

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Available 07 Aug - 02 Sept 2019 only

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Il Ballo Del Doge Masked Ball at Venice Carnival

SOLD OUT

Il Ballo Del Doge Masked Ball at Venice Carnival

Price Per Person: From £3,095
Available: SOLD OUT
4 days

Il Ballo Del Doge Masked Ball at Venice Carnival

Price Per Person: From £3,095
Available: SOLD OUT
4 days

Break Available: SOLD OUT
4 days Price Per Person: From £3,095

Il Ballo del Doge is the carnival ball for those wanting a top level VIP experience. Be dressed in one of Antonia Sautter's intricate costumes, before attending the most ...

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Venice Simplon Orient Express Indulgences

Venice Simplon Orient Express Indulgences

From £3,990 per person
Available: 14 April - 15 October 2019
22 March - 12 November 2020
5 days

Venice Simplon Orient Express Indulgences

From £3,990 per person
Available: 14 April - 15 October 2019
22 March - 12 November 2020
5 days

Break Available: 14 April - 15 October 2019
22 March - 12 November 2020
5 days From £3,990 per person

Nothing says Once in a Lifetime then this! The Venice Simplon Orient Express is the perfect way to arrive in Venice after an overnight of opulence and fine dining. Then arrive in ...

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Treasures of Florence Weekend Trip

Treasures of Florence Weekend Trip

Price Per Person: From £1,090
Available: All year round
4 days

Treasures of Florence Weekend Trip

Price Per Person: From £1,090
Available: All year round
4 days

Break Available: All year round
4 days
Price Per Person: From £1,090

It's impossible not to love this beautiful city. With stunning art on every corner, the iconic Duomo, the best and biggest art gallery in the world (Uffizi), Michelangelo's David ...

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Charming La Scala Opera Milan Break

Charming La Scala Opera Milan Break

Price Per Person: From £995
Available: All year around
4 days

Charming La Scala Opera Milan Break

Price Per Person: From £995
Available: All year around
4 days

Break Available: All year around
4 days

Price Per Person: From £995

Milan's opera house, La Scala is one of the most revered opera houses in the world and deservedly so. Every year La Scala performs world-class operas and ballets from the popular ...

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Verona Opera & Venice Simplon Orient Express Splendours

Available 07 Aug - 02 Sept only

Verona Opera & Venice Simplon Orient Express Splendours

Price Per Person: From £3,630
Available: 07 Aug - 02 Sept 2019
4 days

Verona Opera & Venice Simplon Orient Express Splendours

Price Per Person: From £3,630
Available: 07 Aug - 02 Sept 2019
4 days

Break Available: 07 Aug - 02 Sept 2019
4 days Price Per Person: From £3,630

Return to the golden age of the flapper and dinner suits as you travel on the Venice Simplon Orient Express. Be entertained for a night like no other, before departing in ...

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Available 07 Aug - 02 Sept only

Bellissima Venice Romantic Short Break

Bellissima Venice Romantic Short Break

Price Per Person: From £1,250
Available: All year round
4 days

Bellissima Venice Romantic Short Break

Price Per Person: From £1,250
Available: All year round
4 days

Break Available: All year round
4 days Price Per Person: From £1,250

Think romance and celebration, think Venice. Whether it's a special occasion or you just want to treat yourself and a loved one, this is the perfect trip.

Settle into your ...

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Mascheranda Ball at Venice Carnival

Mascheranda Ball at Venice Carnival

Price Per Person: From £1,750
Available: 21 - 24 February 2020
4 days

Mascheranda Ball at Venice Carnival

Price Per Person: From £1,750
Available: 21 - 24 February 2020
4 days

Break Available: 21 - 24 February 2020
4 days Price Per Person: From £1,750

The Mascheranda Ball is a party like no other. Be attentively dressed by the one of the finest atelier's in Venice, before you arrive in all your finery for the ball.

Jesters, ...

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Tiepolo Masked Venice Carnival Ball Treat

Tiepolo Masked Venice Carnival Ball Treat

Price Per Person: From £1,495
Available: 19 - 21 February 2020
3 days

Tiepolo Masked Venice Carnival Ball Treat

Price Per Person: From £1,495
Available: 19 - 21 February 2020
3 days

Break Available: 19 - 21 February 2020
3 days Price Per Person: From £1,495

If tradition is top of your Venice Carnival package requirements, then the Tiepolo Ball is the one to choose. Learn from the Master of Dance traditional dances including the ...

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Reviews & Feedback

John has asked me to reply as the trip was a birthday treat for me. I had no idea what was happening up until the morning we deposited our bags at the Belmont Pullman at Victoria Station. It was all wonderful, Pullman; Orient Express and the Hotel Metropole in Venice. Many thanks for making my big birthday surprise truly wonderful.

Karen

Just arrived home and I wanted to say that you for a fabulous few days, truly a great way to celebrate Michelle birthday and something that we will never forget.

Phil

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