Romantic Opera Experience in Venice

Romantic Opera Experience

Specific dates throughout the year

A fantastic special occasion short break featuring opera at La Fenice (the Pheonix), one of Venice’s most exquisite theatres.

Our Venice Opera break takes in luxury accommodation at the Hotel Metropole with included gourmet dinner, some of the best stalls seats at La Fenice, and plenty of opportunity to explore this most romantic of cities.

Sample itinerary

Your Venice Opera break will include:

Day 1 - Fly to Venice, Private Watertaxi Transfer to your hotel before Gourmet Dinner at The Met

Fly to Venice and private watertaxi transfer to your hotel.

This evening enjoy a sumptuous gourmet tasting menu at The Met Restaurant seeing true Venetian style cuisine.

Day 2 - Day at leisure and Attend La Fenice for the Opera

Day at leisure to explore Venice. For first time visitors, we would recommend you start at the Doges Palace and the Basilica. We can provide a recommended itinerary on request.

This evening attend the opera at La Fenice. La Fenice, (The Phoenix) is aptly named as it has burnt down twice in its lifetime. It has been recently re-mastered to its current glory as one of the most famous theatres in Europe. 

La Fenice 2017 Programme

  • Carmen (Bizet) – Apr 01, 02, 03
  • Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti) – Apr 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, May 02
  • Sleeping Beauty (Cajkovskij) – May 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
  • La Traviata (Verdi) - May 19, 24, 26, 28, 30, Jun 01, 03, Aug 22, 27, 29, Sep 01, 06, 10, 12, 14, 15, 21, 22
  • The Barber of Seville (Rossini) – May 23, 25, 27, 31, Jun 04, 06
  • Orfeo (Monteverdi) – June 16
  • The Return of Ulysses (Monteverdi) – Jun 17, 20
  • The Coronation of Poppea (Monteverdi) – June 18, 21
  • The Sleepwalker (Bellini) – June 30, July 02, 04, 06, 08
  • Madame Butterfly (Puccini) – Aug 26, Sept 03, 05, 13, 17, 19, 24
  • Opportunity Makes the Thief (Rossini) – Sept 02, 07, 20, 23
  • Don Giovanni (Mozart) – Oct 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26.

Day 3 - At Leisure until Private Watertaxi Transfer for flight home

At leisure until your private airport watertaxi transfer for your flight home after your La Fenice Weekend Break.

What we include:

  • Flights
  • Private Airport Watertaxi Transfers
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast at Hotel Metropole
  • Stall Opera Ticket for La Fenice
  • Gourmet Meal at The Met

Departure airports:

  • Birmingham (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays only)
  • Bristol (Fridays & Mondays)
  • Edinburgh (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays only)
  • Gatwick, Heathrow, Leeds (Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays only)
  • Luton (Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays & Sundays only)
  • Manchester, Stansted
  • Note that flight supplements may apply.

Price, per person, from £1,195


Hotel Metropole 5* - Venice

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.

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

The Met restaurant offers an experience for even the most discerning of palettes.

Sights and sounds of Venice - things to do during your 'time at leisure'

Take a stroll... that might sounds daft, but most thing in Venice are within walking distance - and one of our favourite things is just getting lost in this magnificent city. Whilst lost in the maze of canal-side streets, you'll see the beating heart of the city and undoubtedly you will also come across its treasures - from St Marks Square, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Doges Palace to little 'streets' with brightly painted houses (and fabulous window boxes during late spring/early summer).

Alternatively, do the 'tourist thing' and treat yourselves to a Gondola tour. Other attractions (mostly free or low cost entry) are well worth the queues that inevitably build up during busy periods.  Examples include the 342ft St Mark’s Campanile (bell tower) at around €8 per person, and the Basililica Di San Marco, where entry is free but there is a small charge for the museum.

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Gondola at sunset
Regatta in the Grand Canal
Bridge of Sighs
Venetian sunset
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