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Italy By Rail

7 days with Alexander+Roberts   Rating: Deluxe

Itinerary
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Day 1 - Benvenuto a Roma!
Welcome to the Eternal City! Check in to your choice of city-center hotel.

Day 2 - Customize your stay in Rome
Tailor your vacation to your own interests by choosing any one of these included group sightseeing tours:
+ Classic Rome features all the city’s best-known sites, including the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon.
+ Imperial Rome showcases ancient Rome, including the Forum and Colosseum.
+ Vatican Museums including the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel.
+ Rome by Night reveals all the magic and romance of the Eternal City. (B)

Day 3 - Through the Tuscan countryside!
A reserved first class seat on the Italo train is a comfortable and efficient way to travel. Delight in the picturesque Tuscan landscapes as you travel to Florence, the city of the Medicis and the Renaissance. Check in to your choice of city-center hotel. (B)

Day 4 - Pursue your own passions in Florence
Personalize your stay in this glorious city with the included group sightseeing tour of your choice:

+ Florence and The Academy: This morning tour of the city’s iconic landmarks with a guided tour of the famed Accademia Gallery, home to Michelangelo’s David.
+ Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti takes you into the Tuscan countryside with its vineyards and olive groves. Explore medieval hill towns and sample the region’s fine wines.
+ Florence Highlights and the Uffizi is an afternoon tour that begins in the ancient town of Fiesole and continues with a walking tour through the historic heart of Florence. Finish at the Uffizi Gallery, home to masterpieces by Botticelli, da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo and other masters.
+ Pisa Excursion takes you through the lovely Tuscan countryside to see the Piazza del Duomo and its iconic Leaning Tower. (B)

Day 5 - A scenic rail journey to Venice
Travel by first class Italo train through the scenic countryside to Venice. Check in to the hotel of your choice. (B)

Day 6 - Tailor your stay in Venice
Delight in the magic of Venice as you explore the city with one of these included group tours…  Simply choose the one you like best!

+ Ducal Venice takes you through St. Mark’s Square and inside the lavish Ducal Palace.
+ Discover Venice & Gondola Ride explores the backstreets between St. Mark’s and the Rialto Bridge and ends with a Gondola ride.
+ Excursion to the Three Islands visits Murano, Burano and Torcello.
+ Gondola Serenade: Accompanied by the dulcet tones of a passionate and talented Venetian singer, this romantic voyage takes you along the ancient canals of Venice. It’s a delightful way to experience traditional and beloved Italian songs as you take in the city’s glorious medieval architecture. (B)

Day 7 - Depart Venice
Your tour ends today. (B)

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All This Included
Other companies show your “their” Italy... With our unique flexibility, you create your own Italian holiday! Choose from our fine city-center hotels and tailor your vacation with a choice of included sightseeing! Touring Italy by Train is an experience that you will never forget.
  • Your choice of expertly-guided shared sightseeing tours in Rome, Florence and Venice, including all entrance fees
  • 6 meals: Daily breakfast
  • 6 nights in your choice of superior tourist, first class, superior first class, or deluxe hotels – all handpicked for great city-center locations
  • First class Italo trains from Rome to Florence and from Florence to Venice
Highlights
  • Sit back, relax and enjoy the beauty of the Italian countryside... Swift first-class Italo trains promise carefree travel and more time to enjoy this trio of cities.
  • Tailor your vacation as you pursue your own interests with our wide selection of included sightseeing in each city.
  • Our friendly resident staff will enhance your holiday with their attentive, expert service whenever you need it.
  • With our signature flexibility, you can add extra nights in any of these delightful cities... or even do this trip in reverse!
  • Includes 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Accommodations
Rome: Romanico Palace
Florence: Rapallo Hotel
Venice: Hotel Giorgione
Pre and Post Add-ons
Include Pompeii + Sorrento in your Journey by Rail
4 days from $999
Our program includes First Class rail between Rome and Naples, 3 nights hotel accommodation in Sorrento with arrival and departure transfers, daily buffet breakfast and a privately guided tour of ancient Pompeii. You can extend your stay and add any features you wish.
Notes
  • Hotel upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.