8-Day Italy Rail Holiday Package: Rome, Florence, Venice - 8 Days

8-Day Italy Rail Holiday Package: Rome, Florence, Venice

The finest Italian rail holiday. A 7-night rail journey with guided city sightseeing and airport transfers to Rome, Florence and Venice.

8-Day Italy Rail Holiday Package: Rome / Florence / Venice

Highlights
• Travel Europe by train!
• 7 night hotel accommodations with breakfast
• Guided city sightseeing in Rome and Florence
• Rome to Florence train in 2nd Class
• Florence to Venice train in 2nd class
• Vatican Museums, Colosseum, and Accademia Gallery entrance fees included
• Venice walking tour
• Day trip to Murano, Burano, and Torcello

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Top attractions in Venice

Doge's Palace

Doge’s Palace

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St. Mark's Basilica

St. Mark’s Basilica

St. Mark's Basilica is an iconic church cathedral with gilded domes, located on the St. Mark’s Square. It is featuring opulent interior, myriad mosaics and a museum.

St. Mark's Square, Venice

St. Mark’s Square

St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco) is the main public square of Venice with many landmarks. It is favorite tourist hangout and photo opportunity area and great starting point to...

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Venice, sunset

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Top hotels in Venice

Hotel Metropole

Hotel Metropole

Offering luxurious rooms with antique furniture and fine fabrics, Hotel Metropole is set in a privileged place 350 m from Saint Mark's Square. The hotel boasts a modern restaurant, an...

Hotel Al Ponte Antico

Hotel Al Ponte Antico

Facing the Grand Canal of Venice and overlooking the Rialto Bridge, Al Ponte Antico provides lodging in a palace dating back to the 14th century. A daily breakfast is available...

Hotel Ai Cavalieri di Venezia

Hotel Ai Cavalieri di Venezia

Located in the historic center of Venice, just 450 meters from Rialto Bridge, Hotel ai Cavalieri di Venezia is a 6-minute walk from St. Mark's Square. There is free WiFi...

Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel

Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel

Offering elegant rooms and suites as well as a good restaurant, Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel is housed in a 16th-century building overlooking the Grand Canal in Venice. In the courtyard...

Bauer Palazzo

Bauer Palazzo

Just a 2-minute walk from St. Mark's Square in Venice, the Bauer Hotel provides spacious, elegant rooms with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. It has a gourmet restaurant and...

Sina Centurion Palace

Sina Centurion Palace

Overlooking the Grand Canal, Centurion Palace provides 5-star luxury in Venice, next to the Church of Santa Maria della Salute. Drinks are served at the private courtyard of the hotel.

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Day 1
Rome

Please provide information of your flight arrival at least two weeks prior to planned departure so that we can secure a personal transfer from the airport to your Rome hotel near the railway station.

Day 2
Vatican Museums Tour - Gallery of Tapestries - Gallery of Maps - Sistine Chapel - St. Peter's Basilica

Breakfast at your hotel. A group trip to the Vatican Museums with pick-up at the hotel starting at 06:45am is included in your package. Your guide will bring you to visit the Tapestry Gallery and the Maps Gallery, finally arriving at Michelangelo’s renowned Sixtine Chapel with the mural portraying the Universal Judgment. You’ll have time to visit St. Peter’s Basilica by yourself at the end of the trip.

Day 3
Piazza della Repubblica - Trevi Fountain - Pantheon - Piazza Navona - St. Peter's Square

Breakfast at your hotel. Your package involves a Rome group sightseeing trip starting at 07:00am with hotel pick-up. Crossing Piazza della Repubblica with your local specialist, we will take a nice stroll through the historic center leading to Trevi Fountain, Marcus Aurelius Column, Pantheon and Navona Square. We’re going to cross Castel Sant’Angelo by bus, finally reaching Saint Peter’s Square.

Free time for lunch break.

Imperial Rome’s group trip will take place in the evening. Arriving at Piazza Venezia by bus, travel to the renowned Piazza del Campidoglio, designed by the great Michelangelo, where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Roman Forum. Circus Maximus and Colle Aventino are continuing by bus. Stop admiring Michelangelo’s Moses Statue situated in Vincoli’s San Pietro Church. The afternoon highlight of the Colosseum’s interior tour.

Day 4
Rome - Florence

After breakfast: transfer to the train station by yourself and take the train to Florence. Upon arrival at Florence train station, move to the hotel on your own. At recreation, the rest of the day.

Tips: during the train journey from Rome to Florence there will be no guide. All tickets, departure times and comprehensive guidelines on how to take the train will be provided to you.

Day 5
Michelangelo Square - Accademia Gallery - Il Duomo - Giotto's Campanile - Baptistery of St. John

Breakfast at your hotel. Your package involves a florentine walking tour. Make your way to the conference point, please. Pick-up from the hotel in Florence is not feasible.

The tour starts with a city discovery from one of the world’s most lovely and romantic views: Michelangelo Plaza, from where you can see a full panorama of Florence’s Old Town and the surrounding mountains.

We proceed to the Accademia Gallery (including admission) through the core of Florence to admire Michelangelo’s initial David, as well as the incomplete Prigioni, San Matteo, Pieta di Palestrina and other masterpieces.

The walking tour continues through Florence’s streets to Il Duomo, where you will discover the architectural wonders of Bruneschelli’s Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and St. John’s Baptistery with the golden gates.

The remainder of the day is up to you to explore Florence’s many wonders.

Day 6
Florence - Pisa - Square of Miracles - Florence - Venice

Breakfast at your hotel. A half-day journey to Pisa involves your package. Make your way to the conference point, please. Pick-up from the hotel in Florence is not feasible.

Your tour of Pisa starts with a stroll along the ancient medieval walls leading to the gate of Santa Maria from where you can admire the amazing Miracle Square with its architectural marvels. You will be accompanied by the guide to visit the magnificent cathedral of Pisa.

Going back to Florence. Transfer to the train station on your own in the afternoon and take the train to Venice. Upon arrival at the Venice train station, move to the hotel on your own. At recreation, the rest of the day.

Day 7
Venice - Murano - Burano - Torcello - Venice

Breakfast at your hotel. Your package involves a walking tour through Venice. Make your way to the conference point, please. The hotel can not be picked up in Venice.

The walking tour starts at St. Mark’s Square, explaining St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s Campanile, and the Clocktower and Procuratie. You will wander through the neighborhood where Marco Polo once resided during Venice’s walking tour. Through Mercerie Street, the primary shopping drag, we return to St. Mark’s Square. Join an included group trip to Murano, Burano, and Torcello Islands in the evening.

We’ll board a traditional Venetian ship from a pier next to St. Mark’s Square and sail across the lagoon in a northerly direction, passing through San Giorgio Maggiore and the Lido. Torcello is the Venetian lagoon’s oldest island. Here you’ll see the Attila Throne and the Santa Maria Assunta Basilica. Small canals, colorful houses and lace craftsmen characterize Burano. Murano is world-renowned for its name-bearing crystal. In Murano we’ll see how glassmakers in a Murano glass plant produce their good items. The trip finishes near the Square of Saint Mark.

Day 8
Venice

Before check-out, have a last breakfast at the hotel. Your package involves transfers to the Venice train station or international airport service from a place close the hotel.