Our clients come from all over the world

Once in a Lifetime Events in Italy

A thrilling mix of some of our favourite Italian breaks. Choose from a wide range of operas in fantastic locations, all with top level tickets, in Verona, Venice, Milan or maybe all three!

Alternatively, experience a once in a lifetime Venice Carnival balls where you can dance and be entertained the night away whilst dressed in authentic, stunning period costume.

Or maybe the Siena Palio horse race will be the one to tempt you! We include full Palio introduction on a guided tour so that you can fully immerse yourself in all things Palio. Choose from a wide selection of the best, most exclusive viewing positions for witnessing the Siena Palio race.

Whichever option you choose, we have a fantastic trip which we can tailor-make to suit you, and starts from the moment you arrive in Italy, where you are looked after until you return home.

Weekend a la Carte are a legally authorised trading body who are officially permitted to sell tickets for events in Italy. Many ticket only web sites are not legally authorised to do so. We will always guarantee your seats and ticket level at booking stage.

Verona Opera Holidays

Verona Opera Holidays

Price per person: From £995 (Incl Flights)
Available: 25 June - 4 Sept 2021
3 nights

Verona Opera Holidays

Price per person: From £995 (Incl Flights)
Available: 25 June - 4 Sept 2021
3 nights

Break Available: 25 June - 4 Sept 2021
3 nights Price per person: From £995 (Incl Flights)

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.

Be seated in the ...

Click for More Details
Il Ballo Del Doge Ball at Venice Carnival

SOLD OUT

Il Ballo Del Doge Ball at Venice Carnival

From £4,990 per person Incl Flights
Available: 2022 Dates not available yet
3 nights

Il Ballo Del Doge Ball at Venice Carnival

From £4,990 per person Incl Flights
Available: 2022 Dates not available yet
3 nights

Break Available: 2022 Dates not available yet
3 nights From £4,990 per person Incl Flights

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

SOLD OUT

For Expert Advice and information on our breaks call 01722 744 695

Contact Us
Attending the Siena Palio Horse

Attending the Siena Palio Horse

Price per person: From £1,395 Incl Flights
Available: 30 June - 3 July 2021 or 14 - 17 Aug 2021
3 nights

Attending the Siena Palio Horse

Price per person: From £1,395 Incl Flights
Available: 30 June - 3 July 2021 or 14 - 17 Aug 2021
3 nights

Break Available: 30 June - 3 July 2021 or 14 - 17 Aug 2021
3 nights Price per person: From £1,395 Incl Flights

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
Puccini Opera Festival Lucca Break

Puccini Opera Festival Lucca Break

Price Per Person: From £960 (Incl Flights)
Available: 15 July - 25 Aug 2020
3 nights

Puccini Opera Festival Lucca Break

Price Per Person: From £960 (Incl Flights)
Available: 15 July - 25 Aug 2020
3 nights

Break Available: 15 July - 25 Aug 2020
3 nights Price Per Person: From £960 (Incl Flights)

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
Mascheranda Masked Ball at Venice Carnival

2022 Dates not available yet

Mascheranda Masked Ball at Venice Carnival

Price per person: From £2,520
Available: 2022 Dates TBC
3 nights

Mascheranda Masked Ball at Venice Carnival

Price per person: From £2,520
Available: 2022 Dates TBC
3 nights

Break Available: 2022 Dates TBC
3 nights Price per person: From £2,520

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

2022 Dates not available yet

Milan La Scala Opera Break

Milan La Scala Opera Break

From £995 Per Person (Incl Flights)
Available: Most of the year around (except August)
3 nights

Milan La Scala Opera Break

From £995 Per Person (Incl Flights)
Available: Most of the year around (except August)
3 nights

Break Available: Most of the year around (except August)
3 nights From £995 Per Person (Incl Flights)

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.

Ranging from the well-known to the ...

Click for More Details
Tiepolo Venetian Masquerade Ball

2022 Dates not available yet

Tiepolo Venetian Masquerade Ball

Price per person: From £1,815 (Incl Flights)
Available: TBC Feb 2022
2 nights

Tiepolo Venetian Masquerade Ball

Price per person: From £1,815 (Incl Flights)
Available: TBC Feb 2022
2 nights

Break Available: TBC Feb 2022
2 nights Price per person: From £1,815 (Incl Flights)

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

2022 Dates not available yet

Venice La Fenice Opera Weekend Break

Venice La Fenice Opera Weekend Break

Price per person: From £1,095 (Incl Flights)
Available: All year round
3 nights

Venice La Fenice Opera Weekend Break

Price per person: From £1,095 (Incl Flights)
Available: All year round
3 nights

Break Available: All year round
3 nights Price per person: From £1,095 (Incl Flights)

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

For Expert Advice and information on our breaks call 01722 744 695

Contact Us

Testimonials

“Mark arranged this holiday for my 50th birthday and it was absolutely fantastic!! It has given us some fabulous memories so thank you so much for your professionalism, local knowledge and attention to detail. Please pass on my thanks to everyone involved, including the taxi drivers who were superb!!”

Louise Eedy

“A lovely short break which fully lived up to expectations. Finally, may I also thank you for your assistance with the booking. I got the impression from your own professionalism that Weekend a la Carte would be a good company to travel with, and we were not disappointed.”

Marilyn

Italian Short Breaks Reviews

Guides from our Blog

Gift a Special Occasion Break

Gift a Special Occasion Break

By: Abigail Collins

Increasingly we are finding that people want to give Experiences rather than specific items as presents. Certainly we have personally found as we age and our house fills up with clutter we would much rather have a ...

Read More

Passport and Driving Licence Requirements if we Brexit without a deal

Passport and Driving Licence Requirements if we Brexit without a deal

By: auro9ite

With Brexit now confirmed we wanted to update you, especially as there is still a possibility we could Brexit without a deal. Travel to the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein will change if the UK leaves ...

Read More

Make an Enquiry

Call 01722 744 695 to plan your next special occasion trip.

or Fill in the Form Below

You have Signed up to receive newsletters with ideas and tips for special occasion trips from our travel websites. This e-newsletter comes out twice a month and we guarantee your information will not be shared with others. If at any stage you would like to cancel this then please e-mail info@weekendalacarte.co.uk informing us and we will remove your details from our database.

We guarantee your information will not be shared
with others. If at any stage you would like to cancel this then please e-mail info@weekendalacarte.co.uk informing us and we will remove your details from our database.